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Teaching Assistants from China and US Undergraduates

 

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The book summarizes the results of a series of focus group interviews with Chinese teaching assistants and US undergraduates on their perceptions about teaching and teachers in their own and US cultures. Focus group interviews were held with Chinese math- based science teaching assistants (CTAs) who were at three different stages of their teacher preparation process. Similarly, American undergraduates'' perceptions were elicited through focus group interviews and questionnaires. CTAs viewed American instructors as exciting, but unclear in their organization and presentation. Undergraduates thought ideal US professors should spend more time with their students and have interpersonal skills in teaching. They did not value the professor''s knowledge of the subject matter as much as CTAs did. This book offers interesting results and implications for future TA development programs as well as clarification of misunderstandings on the TA phenomenon in US universities.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC79792
AuthorDeniz Gokcora
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages168
Publishing Year2011-01-20T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3843390880
Edition1 st
Book Typelinguistics
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00