ERIC Number: ED042416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-May-21
Reference Count: 0
A Plan for the Improvement of Teaching in State System Institutions, 1969-1971. Progress Report I.
Oregon State System of Higher Education, Portland. Office of Academic Affairs.
Before presenting the plan for the improvement of teaching in the colleges and universities of Oregon's state system, this report reviews: (1) the administrative structure of the state's institutions of higher learning, including the role and function of the president and other academic officers and some aspects of the physiology of the institutions' administration, such as the formal and informal organization and the importance of the teachers' role in academic administration; (2) faculty groupings, responsiblity, and attitudes; (3) student heterogeneity, demands, participation in governance, role in planning, and evaluation of instruction; (4) factors essential to the improvement of instruction in the institutions, such as the need for basic curricular evaluation, improving the quality of service among teaching assistants, special awards for meritorious teaching, and giving greater responsibility for learning to the student; and (5) some approaches to the improvement of instruction. Suggestions are included for: an institutional plan for curricular and instructional improvement which contains provisions for reviewing curricular and course structure, recognizing teaching performance and "teaching improvement" programs etc., and for committing personal and institutional resources. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Oregon State System of Higher Education, Portland. Office of Academic Affairs.