Small Group Teaching

Tutorials, Seminars and Beyond

by Kate Exley, Reg Dennick

Series: Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

Small Group Teaching: Tutorials, Seminars and Beyond

This indispensable guide for new university or college teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching as well as examples of practice across disciplines and a sprinkling of sound educational theory.

Written in a highly accessible jargon-free style, this book comprehensively covers critical areas such as:

  • the underpinning foundations and dynamics of small group teaching
  • the role and skills of the effective tutor
  • tried and tested small group teaching methods and techniques
  • guidance on problem-based learning, student-led and tutor-less tutorials
  • up-to-date advice on inclusive and non-discriminatory practice
  • a review of assessment criteria and methods.

The book offers much needed support and guidance for new and part-time teachers in further and higher education, covering a wide range of teaching scenarios. It will also be critical reading for all those who wish to refresh or invigorate their teaching.

In The Press

'The book is a mine of information and advice for both the trainee and recently qualified teacher ... The authors have produced a very useful text which has made me want to read more in the series.' - Physical Science Educational Reviews