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Team teaching - a pedagogical technique that shifts the role of instruction from the individual to a team - provides students with the opportunity to take a more active role in learning. Author Francis J. Buckley explains how and why team teaching works and provides a comprehensive review of research material with practical applications. The book covers the nature, purpose, types, history, and evaluation of team teaching, as well as the resources needed and the roles of teachers, students, and administrators. The author compares this teaching approach with traditional methods seeking to strengthen its appeal to initiates. Team Teaching: What, Why, and How is the fruit of 30 years of team teaching in graduate school, religious education, sociology, psychology, and elementary school.

How to Evaluate the Team
How to evaluate the team

The evaluation of team teaching is part of an overall strategy of universitywide self-scrutiny. Accreditation agencies demand that the entire university engage in an ongoing assessment in all areas: teaching, learning, fund-raising, student services, and administration. The board of trustees is to evaluate the president, the president is to evaluate the work of all the vice presidents, and so on down the chain of command. The accrediting bodies want to ensure the health of the universities, the academic standards of the professional communities, and the ultimate benefit of the nation and the world.

In contemporary culture, all universities are competing for students and foundation grants. They must produce some evidence that they are delivering quality education in ...

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