Quality of education based upon
how we identify effective teachers

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Part I: Education Myths
    1. Myths toward Effective Teaching
    2. Myths toward the Lecture Method
Part II: Effective Ways of Teaching
    1. Structure of Instructional Continuum
    2. Knowing Students' Background
    3. Setting up Objectives
    4. Psychological Security for Students' Leaning Environment
    5. Advantages of Teacher Questions
    6. Outcomes of the Grouping Process
    7. Elements of Effective Instruction
Part III: Making Curricula and Performing Assessments
    1. John Goodlad's Five Levels of Curriculum
    2. Elliot Eisner's Three Levels of Curriculum
    3. Assessment of Three Main Domains
Part IV: Conclusions and Discussions

What do students really want for the university education?

4. Psychological Security for Students' Leaning Environment

Psychological security of learning is also important for effective teaching. Challenging situation needs to raise students' ability sometimes. However, only stressful environment does not make students learn efficiently. Namely, stress and difficulty should go along with encouragement and incentive. This is the definition of the security here. This must be managed by the instructor based upon accomplishing class objectives, such as improving students skills. Let us list the examples:

In addition to the above, the instructor has to be considerate toward students' self-respect. Instructors must not express contemptuous attitude even though a student did not grasp easy concepts. The above considerations should also go along with a rigid and fair evaluation; otherwise, students will not make efforts on understanding topics. In other words, students tend to be trifling to studying unless the teacher behaves strict with thoughtful assessments.

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