Bibliographic Details

Discussion as a way of teaching : tools and techniques for democratic classrooms / Stephen D. Brookfield, Stephen Preskill.

Author / Creator Brookfield, Stephen.
Edition 2nd ed.
Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2005.
Description xxv, 308 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject College teaching.
Discussion -- Study and teaching.
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5726490
Other authors / contributors Preskill, Stephen, 1950-
ISBN 0787978086 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Standard no. 9780787978082
Table of Contents:
  • Preface to Second Edition
  • Preface to the First Edition
  • Gratitudes
  • Authors
  • 1. Discussion in a Democratic Society
  • 2. How Discussion Helps Learning and Enlivens Classrooms
  • 3. Preparing for Discussion
  • 4. Getting Discussion Started
  • 5. Keeping Discussion Going Through Questioning, Listening, and Responding
  • 6. Keeping Discussion Going Through Creative Grouping
  • 7. Discussion in Culturally Diverse Classrooms
  • 8. Discussing Across Gender Differences (Written with Eleni Roulis)
  • 9. Keeping Students' Voices in Balance
  • 10. Keeping Teachers' Voices in Balance
  • 11. Understanding the Dynamics of Online Discussion
  • 12. Creating the Conditions for Online Discussion
  • 13. How Theory Can Inform Discussion Practice
  • 14. Discussion Groups as Democratic Learning Laboratories
  • 15. Evaluating Discussion
  • References
  • Index