Team teaching-a pedagogical technique that shifts the role of instruction from the individual to a team - provides students with the opportunity to take a more active role in learning. Author Francis J Buckley, explains how and why team teaching works and provides a comprehensive review of research material with practical applications. The book covers the nature, purpose, types, history, and evaluation of team teaching, as well as the resources needed and the roles of teachers, students, and administrators. The author compares this teaching approach with others, seeking to strengthen its appeal to those who would like to try team teaching. Team Teaching: What, Why, and How? is the fruit of 30 years of team teaching in a variety of settings including graduate school, religious education, sociology, psychology, and elementary school.
SECTION ONE: GENERAL PRINCIPLES What Is Team Teaching? Why Team Teach? SECTION TWO: PROGRAM DESIGN How to Design a Team Teaching Program How Best to Serve the Students Who Picks the Team and How What Types of Teams Fields if Team Teaching SECTION THREE: TEAM FORMATION AND FUNCTION How to Lead the Team How to Handle Conflict on the Team How to Train the Team How to Make Decisions as a Team SECTION FOUR: EVALUATION How to Evaluate the Team How to Improve the Team How to Support the Team Common Problems and Potentials