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The Art of Teaching

Jay Parini

Abstract

Becoming an effective teacher can be quite painful and exhausting, taking years of trial and error. In The Art of Teaching, writer and critic Jay Parini looks back over his own decades of trials, errors, and triumphs, in an intimate memoir that brims with humor, encouragement, and hard-won wisdom about the teacher's craft. Here is a godsend for instructors of all levels, offering valuable insight into the many challenges that educators face, from establishing a persona in the classroom, to fostering relationships with students, to balancing teaching load with academic writing and research. Ins ... More

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Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195169690
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195169690.001.0001

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Jay Parini, author

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