The Postmodern Pedagogue

The Postmodern Pedagogue

by Arthur Asa Berger

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Overview

The Postmodern Pedagogue offers suggestions about teaching based on forty years of experience. It contains many ideas that can be adapted by professors to suit their own particular needs.

Author Biography: Arthur Asa Berger has written more than forty books on popular culture, the mass media, humor, and everyday life. He has also illustrated many of his books and for a dozen years did illustrations for The Journal of Communication. Among his recent books are: Postmortem for a Postmodernist, Bloom's Morning, Media and Communication Research Methods, The Art of Comedy Writing, and Ads, Fads and Consumer Culture. He has lectured in Brazil, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, France, Italy, Germany, Thailand, China and various other countries. His books have been translated into Swedish, German, Italian, Chinese, Korean and Indonesian. He is married and has two children and one grandchild. He likes to travel and dine in ethnic restaurants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401011109
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 109
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Teachers of a Teacher of Teachers9
Chapter 1The Purpose of This Book27
Chapter 2Teaching as a Performance Art37
Chapter 3Designing Your Course51
Chapter 4Mechanics of Teaching61
Chapter 5Papers and Assignments71
Chapter 6Lecturing and Leading Discussions79
Chapter 7Teaching with Games and Exercises89
Coda99

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