Difficult and unruly students are not exclusive to primary and secondary education, with bad behaviour and motivation being a major concern for many lecturers within the FE sector. This book aims to tackle disruptive behaviour at the outset with advice for coping with minor classroom misdemeanours through to full scale crises. This is a resource that all lecturers can draw upon when things get really tough.A practical and down-to-earth guide for the FE market. Well-written and lively, Angela Steward provides a range of innovative strategies to develop students' learning skills. This book will make ideal reading for trainees working towards a teacher training qualification and practising lecturers who want to develop their skills further."The Essential FE Toolkit" is "Continuum's" new series on Further Education (FE) for teachers and college leaders. The series boasts 24 specialist, fact-filled volumes written by FE experts with significant knowledge and experience in their individual fields. Competitively priced, compact and accessible, each book should prove essential reading for FE lecturers and managers.
Angela Steward has taught for over thirty years in the FE sector. She now teaches part-time at City College Norwich, UK.
Introduction; Chapter 1 - Why is getting studnets to learn a problem?; Chapter 2 - What are the problems in getting students motivated?; Chapter 3 - What are the problems in creating a learning environment?; Chapter 4 - How can theories help students learn?; Chapter 5 - How students view learning; Chapter 6 - Why FE teachers are so important; Chapter 7 - When FE teachers are successful in getting students to learn; Chapter 8 - Where do we go from here?; Conclusion.