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ERIC Number: ED014306
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 59
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CLIMATES OF LEARNING AND THE INNOVATIVE PROCESS, WORKSHOP CONFERENCES TO FOSTER INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION (4TH, SHIMER COLLEGE, MT. CARROLL, ILLINOIS, AND CHESTNUT MOUNTAIN LODGE, GALENA, ILLINOIS, APRIL 26-29, 1967).
PORTER, LAWRENCE C.
SPEAKERS AT THE CONFERENCE DISCUSSED (1) "INCLUSIVE" INNOVATION, WHICH MUST PROVIDE FOR BOTH THE ESSENTIALIST AND THE EXISTENTIALIST, (2) MEANS BY WHICH, IN THE CLIMATE OF URBANIZATION AND DEMOCRATIZATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND OF A NATIONAL (AS OPPOSED TO REGIONAL OR SECULAR) CULTURE, FACULTIES BECOME MORE CONSERVATIVE AND STUDENTS LESS AUTONOMOUS, (3) A NEW ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE, IN WHICH THE TRADITIONAL PYRAMIDAL FORM AND POSITIONAL AUTHORITY ARE REPLACED BY SITUATIONAL AUTHORITY, (4) FACULTY AND STUDENT VARIABLES IN THREE DIFFERENT CLIMATES OF LEARNING--A COMPREHENSIVE ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE, A TRIMESTER PROGRAM INVOLVING A WELL-DEFINED CORE CURRICULUM AND ABSENCE OF GRADING, AND A SERIES OF "EXPECTED EXPERIENCES", (5) A COMPARISON OF THE REACTIONS OF TWO CLASSES, GRADUATES OF 1959 AND 1964, AT MONTEITH COLLEGE TO THEIR INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS AND TEACHERS IN AN EFFORT TO DETERMINE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THEIR CAMPUS EXPERIENCES, (6) CHANGES IN TEACHING STRATEGIES AND EVALUATION TO GIVE STUDENTS A SUCCESSFUL LEARNING EXPERIENCE, (7) MEANS BY WHICH THE UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MIGHT PRESERVE THE CONTEMPLATIVE, CLASSICAL TRADITION IN CONTRAST TO A GROWING PRAGMATIC PROFESSIONALISM, WHILE RETAINING ITS CURRENT DEVELOPMENT OF NEW SUBJECT MATTERS AND STYLES OF TEACHING, AND (8) THE INCREASING PREVALENCE OF EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION, TO THE POSSIBLE DETRIMENT OF THE LIBERAL ARTS. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Union for Research and Experimentation in Higher Education, Yellow Springs, OH.
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