[USED BOOKS] Teaching in the Sciences: A Handbook for Part-Time & Adjunct Faculty


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by Michael Collins, Ph.D.
The Part-Time Press, 2011
176 pages. Paperback.

Excellent condition with clean crisp pages. Essentially a new book. Ships directly from Part-Time Press.

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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
    • technology
    • evaluation and testing

The Part-Time Press was founded in 2000 and is proud to publish some of the nation’s bestselling professional development books for college faculty. Our professional development books are used in faculty development, mentoring and training programs at over 2,500 U.S. colleges and universities, as well as at colleges and universities in Canada the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries.

Part-Time Press books are also available in translation and distributed, marked and sold world-wide to French-, Spanish- and Portuguese-reading college faculty.

Among our areas of expertise and interest are higher education research, and professional development. There are resources and research books for faculty who teach courses in the humanities, sciences and business, as well as books for distance educators and those interested in flipped and blended learning platforms.

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