by Michael Collins, Ph.D.
The Part-Time Press, 2011
176 pages. Paperback.
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Teaching in the Sciences is a unique professional development resource for college faculty who teach in the science classroom. Whether you are a first-time faculty member, or have experience in the classroom, this book will help you be a more effective and successful faculty member. Teaching in the Sciences may be used by faculty in any science discipline, and offers guidance, tips and suggestions for those who teach on either the undergraduate or graduate level. The author, Dr. Michael Collins, originally educated in England, has been a faculty member at Memorial University of Newfoundland since 1969 and served as the Academic Associate Vice President for six years. He also won the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching and developed his university’s Graduate Program in Teaching.
Teaching in the Sciences helps readers focus on the essentials, including:
- course development
- improving the science lecture
- student retention
- teaching non-science majors
- written assignments in the science classroom
- evaluation and testing
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