ERIC Number: ED164076
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Insight: An Annual Collection of Articles on Teaching and Learning by Faculty of the Community Colleges of the State University of New York.
Burns, Charles A., Ed.
This collection of 15 articles on teaching and learning by community college faculty explores the following topics: (1) using modern treatments of standard literary themes and texts to enhance "relevance"; (2) coordination of a course based on Jacob Bronowski's "The Ascent of Man"; (3) planning a "Library Awareness Day"; (4) use of a management development program to establish a sense of community often lacking at the large "commuter" school; (5) panning for gold as an exercise to teach sedimentation to students of introductory geology; (6) an actor's approach to the study of plays; (7) maintaining standards in travel/study courses with emphasis on courses that take place in limited time periods; (8) a thematic approach to the teaching of western civilization; (9) experience-based instruction in archaeology courses; (10) an argument in favor of focusing on creativity in art appreciation courses; (11) use of audio-tape descriptions to assist students in choosing a community field work placement in mental health programs; (12) structuring history instruction to promote understanding of past, present, and future; (13) teaching literature to non-literary students; (14) an interdisciplinary approach to teaching the skills and procedures of the library research paper; and (15) a model for student government at the community college. (MB)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Archaeology, Art Appreciation, Business Education, Community Colleges, Course Descriptions, Dramatics, English Literature, Field Instruction, Field Trips, Geology, History Instruction, Instructional Innovation, Library Services, Mental Health Programs, Research Skills, Student Government, Student Research, Teacher Effectiveness, Travel, Two Year Colleges, Western Civilization
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. Office for Community Colleges.
Identifiers: Ascent of Man