Table of Contents
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I Simple Steps for Little Feet 1
1 The Meaning of Life 3
1.1 What Am I Supposed to Be Doing Here? . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1.2 Getting to Know You . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
1.3 Getting to Know Your Teaching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
1.4 Getting to Know the Other Aspects of Your Life . . . . . . . . 9
1.5 Collegiality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
1.6 What Else Is There to Life? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
2 Your Duties 15
2.1 How to Teach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
2.2 How Not to Teach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
2.3 How Teaching Is Evaluated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
2.4 How to Establish a Teaching Reputation . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
2.5 Teaching in Large Lectures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
2.6 Choosing a Textbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
2.7 Teaching Cooperatively . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
2.8 Teaching Outside Your Specialty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
2.9 Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
2.10 Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
2.11 Committee Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
2.12 A Panorama of Committees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
2.13 University-Wide Committees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
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