Your Graduate Training in Psychology takes current and upcoming graduate students beyond the typical concerns of enrolling into graduate school and guides them on how to complete graduate school successfully. Unlike other books that focus on how to get into graduate school, this book directly addresses the major issues that students confront during their graduate training in psychology. A carefully selected cadre of expert authors in their respective areas illuminate the broad range of processes, practices, and procedural issues that face graduate students in both masters and doctoral programs. Ordered chronologically, from the first year of graduate school (Settling In) to what students need to know as they finish (Winding Down and Gearing Up), students will learn the key skills needed to succeed in all aspects of their academic and professional careers while in school and after beginning a professional career.
Chapter 12: Developing Your Teaching Skills
Developing Your Teaching Skills
In his classic book, Teaching Tips, Bill McKeachie (Svinicki & McKeachie, 2011) described good teaching as easy for some and not so easy for others. He also noted that, regardless of one’s ability, “good teaching consists of learnable skills” (p. 333). Much like ...