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Teaching in the Department of Social Sciences

CONTENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING
Maintaining Perspective
Choosing Methods of Instruction
The Discussion Approach
Problem Solving Scenarios
Question Techniques
Discussion Environment and Techniques
The “Any questions on the lessons” Approach
Open Discussion
Raising Topics for Discussion
Reference to Personal Experience
Reference to Current Events
Reference to History
The Short Lecture
Devil’s Advocate
Application Methods
Cadet Presentation
Role Playing
Debating
Computer Assisted Simulations and Games
The Fabricated Outline
Round Table and Panel
Playing the Expert
Written Exercises
Study Group
The Special Topic
Case Study Techniques
Audiovisual Methods
Chalkboards or Dry Marker Boards
Maps
PowerPoint
Films and Video tape
Instructional Television
Display Boards
Making Instruction Interesting
Avoid Rehashing the Reading Assignment
Arouse Curiosity
Achieve Variety
Use Humor
Common Problems in the Classroom
Cadet Intellectual Attitudes
Patterns of Participation
Conclusion