ERIC Number: ED197775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Insight: An Annual Collection of Articles on Teaching and Learning by the Faculty of the Community Colleges of the State University of New York.
Burns, Charles A., Ed.
These 12 essays examine trends and innovations at the community colleges of the State University of New York (SUNY). George Robertson details aspects of recruitment and mission planning at Mohawk Valley Community College for the 1980's. Judith Hall relates her experiences in integrating Latin American reading materials in an introductory literature course. Tanya Lowenstein and Paul Brennan describe a Fashion Coordination and Publicity course organized around the production of a fashion show. Jon Lambert discusses the potential role of foreign students in internationalizing the campus experience. John Flynn argues that the format and content of history courses must be modified for nontraditional students. Ramesh Gaonker suggests teaching strategies and a curriculum design for engineering technologies. Christine Godwin describes the development of an interdisciplinary reading-writing model for reinforcing composition skills in content area courses. Rona Ostrow explains the structure of a vertical file for fashion retailing literature. Marcia Kucera and Esther Sabol discuss a model word processing center for secretarial students. Jacqueline McCoy-Nicolette and Anne Marie Catalano describe Niagara County Community College's Career Information Day. Richard Meagher surveys the experiences of SUNY colleges with January minisemesters. Richard Katims urges instructors to rediscover the mysteries of learning. (JP)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, College Faculty, College Programs, Community Colleges, Engineering Technology, Fashion Industry, Foreign Students, History Instruction, Latin American Literature, Long Range Planning, Minicourses, Nontraditional Students, Program Descriptions, Semester System, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. Office for Community Colleges.
Identifiers: January Programs; State University of New York; Vertical Files