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First Day to Final Grade: A Graduate Student's Guide to Teaching
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of Michigan Pr
Publication date October 16, 2006
Pages 203
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780472031887
ISBN-10 0472031880
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.75 by 9 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
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Original list price $20.95
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Summary
Discusses the challenges of teaching undergraduates and covers such subjects as leading discussions, creating lesson plans, and grading.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
First Day to Final Grade: A Graduate Student’s Guide to Teaching is designed to help new graduate student teaching assistants navigate the challenges of teaching undergraduates. Both a quick reference tool and a fluid read, the book focuses on the “how tos,” such as setting up a lesson plan, running a discussion, and grading, as well as issues specific to the teaching assistant’s unique role as both student and teacher.
 
This new edition incorporates newer teaching and learning pedagogy. The authors have modified sections on moving from class goals to class content, preparing for and running discussions, addressing problems within the class and with particular students, and responding to academic misconduct. In addition, the book has been updated to reflect the role of technology both inside and outside the classroom. Also included are new examples of materials throughout the text and the appendices.
 
Anne Curzan is Associate Professor of English at the University of Michigan, where she received her Ph.D. She is coeditor of the Journal of English Linguistics. Lisa Damour is Lecturer in Psychology at John Carroll University in Cleveland. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Since 2003, Lisa and Anne have been invited by the organizers of TA training programs around the country to present workshops or organize full programs for graduate student instructors.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780472097326
 
from Univ of Michigan Pr (August 1, 2000)
9780472097326 | details & prices | 197 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $35.00
About: Many universities are concerned about improving the pedagogy used by their graduate students in the classroom.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780472031887 Book cover for 9780472034512 Book cover for 9780472067329
 
With Lisa Damour | 3 edition from Univ of Michigan Pr (February 4, 2011)
9780472034512 | details & prices | 258 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $23.95
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2 edition from Univ of Michigan Pr (October 16, 2006)
9780472031887 | details & prices | 203 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $20.95
About: Discusses the challenges of teaching undergraduates and covers such subjects as leading discussions, creating lesson plans, and grading.
from Univ of Michigan Pr (August 1, 2000)
9780472067329 | details & prices | 197 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $18.95

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