Posted by: Gregory Linton | 02/28/2019

Higher Ed Resource of the Week: The Craft of University Teaching

Craft of TeachingIn October, the University of Toronto press released The Craft of University Teaching by Peter Lindsay. He is a professor of political science and philosophy at Georgia State University, and he used to be director of their Center for Teaching and Learning. The book promotes viewing the act of teaching as a craft, and it examines how this perspective can change one’s educational philosophy. In addition to the introduction and conclusion, the book has five chapters with the following titles: What Is Teaching?; Teaching Personas; Words that Teach; Slow Teaching: Technology, the Senses and Learning; and Why You Should Ignore Cheating. The 200-page book is for sale in hardcover on Amazon for $24.76 and in Kindle version for $16.17.


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