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Lesson Planning, Assessment and Learning

Bick-har Lam

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the important skills of lesson planning and assessment. The discussion is based on the premise that effective teaching depends on the effective management of the learning ... More


Integrating Computers into Classroom Teaching: Cross-National Perspectives

Margaret Vickers and Jane Smalley

in Software Goes to School: Teaching for Understanding with New Technologies

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195115772
eISBN:
9780199848041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115772.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Assumptions and predicaments in terms of software design following the pedagogy of previous sections are discussed in this chapter. Elaborated here is the usage of computers as comprehensive and ... More


Introduction

Michael A. Barnhart

in Can You Beat Churchill?: Teaching History through Simulations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755644
eISBN:
9781501755668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755644.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter hopes to serve as a guide for using simulations successfully in teaching. It explores how to find a simulation (or several) that fits a classes' needs — not just by providing a list of ... More


Can You Beat Churchill?: Teaching History through Simulations

Michael A. Barnhart

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755644
eISBN:
9781501755668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755644.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How do you get students to engage in a historical episode or era? How do you bring the immediacy and contingency of history to life? This book shares the secret to award-winning success in the ... More


Thinking with Things

Sarah Anne Carter

in Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190225032
eISBN:
9780190908317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225032.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This chapter examines what happened when object lessons were implemented in the United States, particularly through the development of the Oswego Normal School in New York. E. A. Sheldon developed a ... More


Teacher, 1870–1881

Bruce A. Kimball

in The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C. C. Langdell, 1826-1906

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832578
eISBN:
9781469605623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889961_kimball.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the problems Langdell faced as a teacher teaching his own courses. In addition to pursuing scholarship in the original sources, Langdell provided the faculty with new models of ... More


From Game to Simulation

Michael A. Barnhart

in Can You Beat Churchill?: Teaching History through Simulations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755644
eISBN:
9781501755668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755644.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter begins with a discussion of how games work generally, and what good simulation designers or teachers will incorporate into the games that they use. It highlights the things to think ... More


Roles

Michael A. Barnhart

in Can You Beat Churchill?: Teaching History through Simulations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755644
eISBN:
9781501755668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755644.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter focuses on the key role of roles. It argues that a central aspect — and attraction — of simulations is their ability to make history personal for students by having them assume the roles ... More


The General Learning Model: Unveiling the Teaching Potential of Video Games

Douglas A. Gentile, Christopher L. Groves, and J. Ronald Gentile

in Learning by Playing: Video Gaming in Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896646
eISBN:
9780190256142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896646.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the General Learning Model (GLM) and how it can be used to unveil the potential of video games as a teaching tool in the classroom setting. It first provides an overview of ... More


Seeing with All Three Eyes: The Virtue of Prudence and Undergraduate Education

Thomas Albert Howard

in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the virtue of prudentia, a difficult-to-translate term often described as “practical wisdom” and associated with perspicacity; it marks the ability to live well and to attend ... More


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