Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice. CONTENIDO: Learning and teaching -- Personal odysseys -- Building blocks -- Critical challenges -- Education for judgment .
Contiene: Learning and teaching. Barriers and gateways to learning. Premises and practices of discussion teaching. Personal odysseys. Tulips, tinfoil, and teaching: journal of a freshman teacher. Great beginnings. Changing ground: a medical school lecturer turns to discussion teaching. Every student teaches and every teacher learns: the reciprocal gift of discussion teaching. Building blocks. Establishing a teaching/learning contract. With open ears: listening and the art of discussion leading. The discussion teacher in action: questioning, listening, and response. Critical challenges. Patterns of paticipation. Teaching technical material. "To see ourselves as others see us": the rewards of classroom observation. Discovering the semester. Encouraging independent thinking. Education for judgment. Having it by heart: some reflections on knowing too much. Undue influence: confessions from an uneasy discussion leader. A delicate balance: ethical dilemmas and the discussion process.