Jonathan Tummons has sensitively updated Curzon's long-established Teaching in Further Education, ensuring that not only does this new edition provide the academically rigorous approach of previous editions but it also offers an up to date guide to current practice and research. Topics covered include:
- Theories of learning
- The teaching-learning process
- Instructional techniques
- Assessment and evaluation
- Intelligence and ability
This is the complete guide for those training to work in the Further Education sector.
L. B. Curzon, formerly principal of colleges of FE in Chester and London, UK, was an experienced teacher with a background in economics and law. Jonathan Tummons is Lecturer in Education and Pathway Leader for the MSc in Educational Assessment at Durham University, UK.
Preface Part I: An Overview of the Teaching-Learning Process 1. Education, Teaching and Learning 2. Defining and Understanding the Practice of Teaching Part II: Theories of Learning: Psychological Perspectives 3. Behaviourism 4. Neo-behaviourism 5. Gestaltism 6. Cognitivism 6. Humanism Part III: Theories of Learning: Social and Cultural Perspectives 8. Learning as a Social Practice 9. Social Constructivism 10. Communities of Practice 11. Activity Theory and Expansive Learning 12. Social and Cultural Research Perspectives on Further Education Part IV: Communication and Control: The Essence of the Teaching-Learning Process 13. Communication in Teaching and Learning 14. Controlling and Managing Teaching-Learning Processes 15. Aims, Objectives and Outcomes in Planning for Learning 16. Taxonomies of Learning Part V: Managing the Teaching-Learning Process 17. The Teacher as Manager and Leader 18. Course and Curriculum Design and Content 19. Theoretical and Practical Approaches to Learning and Knowing 20. Motivating Students to Learn 21. Managing Behaviour 22. Working with Adult Learners Part VI: Strategies and Techniques for Teaching and Learning 23. Planning Lessons within Academic and Professional Contexts 24. Planning Lessons within Vocational and Technical Contexts 25. Planning for Student-Centred Learning and Teaching 26. Working Alongside Other Professionals 27. Audio-Visual Resources for Teaching and Learning 28. E-learning and Blended Learning in Further Education Part VII: Assessment and Evaluation 30. Theories and Principles of Assessment 31. Designing, Administering and Evaluating Assessment Tasks 32. Reflective Practice and the Evaluation of Teaching Part VIII: Intelligence and Ability: Issues and Debates 33. Conceptions of Intelligence 34. Nature, Nurture and Neuroscience Endnote Index