Cover of: A passion to teach | Richard V. Kowles

A passion to teach

fifty-eight years of humorous, weird, & engaging tales

Published by Beaver's Pond Press, Gilmore Creek Press in Edina, MN, Winona, MN .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Part I. The road to a teaching career
1. Much to remember
2. Experiencing good teachers and the other kind
3. Wanting to teach
4. Working my way through college
5. The preparation to teach
6. The anxiety of job hunting
Part II. A flurry of faculty handbooks not read
7. The first job: a rookie at work
8. From the Iron Range to agriculture
9. Two master's degrees while teaching
10. On to suburbia
11. Going for broke, literally
Part III. Finally becoming a professor
12. Teaching in college
13. Chairing the department: not all fun
14. Research and never-ending grantmanship
15. Scientists must communicate
16. Work, home, and family: the need to multitask
17. Memorable colleagues: thumbs up and down
Part IV. Pedagogical aspects
18. Challenges of teaching genetics
19. Personal viewpoints
20. Parting thoughts.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
378.77612
Library of Congress
LD4821.S871 K55 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 237 :
Number of pages
237

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26487630M
Internet Archive
passiontoteachfi0000kowl
ISBN 10
0977883213
ISBN 13
9780977883219
LC Control Number
2013939149
OCLC/WorldCat
853453734
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