On Course

A Week-by-Week Guide to your First Semester of College Teaching

by James. M. Lang ’91 (Harvard University Press)

oncourse.jpgWritten in a lively manner and incorporating both traditional and innovative teaching strategies, these practical suggestions include specific hints on how to keep students involved and intrigued.

With both anecdotal and research-based examples, the Assumption College English professor also offers guidance about grading, constructing a teaching persona and dealing with common problems—what do you do if you catch someone cheating? how do you deal with a student who won’t turn off his cell phone? what if a student has serious personal problems?

(August 2008)