What is it really like to be a college professor in an American classroom today? An award-winning teacher with over twenty years of experience answers this question by offering an enlightening and entertaining behind-the-scenes view of a typical semester in his American history course. The unique result part diary, part sustained reflection recreates both the unstudied realities and intensely satisfying challenges that teachers encounter in university lecture halls.
From the initial selection of reading materials through the assignment of final grades to each student, Patrick Allitt reports with keen insight and humor on the rewards and frustrations of teaching students who often are unable to draw a distinction between the words With sharp wit, a critical eye, and steady sympathy for both educators and students,
I'm the Teacher, You're the Student
University of Pennsylvania Press
Teaching skills & techniques
A Semester in the University Classroom
Non Fiction /