ERIC Number: ED183048
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: 0
The Efficiency and Effectiveness of Teaching in Higher Education.
Piper, David Warren, Ed.
Twenty papers originally presented at a conference organized by London University on "Efficiency in Teaching Methods in Higher Education" are presented. After an introduction by David Warren Piper, the following papers are included: "Old Prejudices and New Management Tools" (Gerald Fowler); "Efficiency in Higher Education" (Leslie Wagner); "What Makes Teaching Effective" (Piper); "Towards Greater Efficiency in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education" (Marcel L. Goldschmid); "On Defining Quality of Education" (Hans F. M. Crombag); "Effectiveness of Learning: The Place of Study" (Roderick McKay); "Microteaching versus Lectures: A Case Study in Cost-Effectiveness" (Mantz Yorke); "The Computer in Practice as an Aid to the Efficiency and Assessment of Learning" (F. T. C. Harris);"Computer Assisted Learning: An Efficient Technique or an Extravagant Diversion?" (J. R. Hartley); "The Keller Plan: Cost and Benefits of Self-paced Self-Study" (Peter J. Unsworth); "An Evaluation of an Application of a Self-learning Strategy at the Stockholm School of Economics, 1975" (Monica Lindstedt and Harold Berg); "Flexibility with Control: An Example of a Classroom Contract and Some Other Attempts to Increase Effectiveness" (Piper); "Problem Solvers, Publishers or Pressure Groups? Some Comments on Interinstitutional Collaboration in Higher Education" (Eric Hewton); "The Higher Education Learning Project" (Paul Black); "Educational Policy in Denmark and Its Effects on Course Planning and Teaching Methods in Higher Education" (Joan Conrad); "Efficient Teaching: A View from the Higher Education System" (Tyrell Burgess); "The Efficiency and Effectiveness of Knowledge" (D. W. S. Gray); "Effective Efficiency" (Piper); and "The Debate over Teaching Efficiency and Effectiveness: Challenges and Conflicts" (W. L. Weinstein). (PHR)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Efficiency, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Institutional Cooperation, Microteaching, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: London Univ. (England).
Identifiers: Denmark; Great Britain