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
US$47.95

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