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By Anthony Aveni

In Class now not Dismissed, award-winning professor Anthony Aveni tells the private tale of his six many years in collage study rooms and a few of the 10,000 scholars who've crammed them. via anecdotes of his personal triumphs and tribulations—some a laugh, others heartrending—Aveni finds his educating tale and strategies at the way forward for greater education.

Although in recent times the lecture has come lower than hearth as a pedagogical process, Aveni ardently defends lecturing to scholars. He stocks his secrets and techniques on crafting a fascinating lecture and developing efficient discussion at school discussions. He lays out his principles on lecture room self-discipline and tells how he promotes the misplaced artwork of listening. he's a passionate proponent of the liberal arts and middle path specifications in addition to a believer in sound educating promoted by way of energetic scholarship.

Aveni is understood to his scholars as a consummate storyteller. In Class now not Dismissed he stocks actual tales approximately daily university existence that make clear severe academic matters. the result's a funny, reflective, inviting, and strong inquiry into better schooling that may be of curiosity to an individual invested within the present and destiny nation of school and collage education.

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