ERIC Number: ED215727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Insight, 1981-82: 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 17 articles dealing with community college education begins with Marvin Feldman's discussion of the origins and future of the community college. Then, Faye Lenarcic examines the relation between sexism and language. Next, Mary Loomba discusses the problem of burnout in relation to librarians. Howard Himelstein outlines the faculty's role in reducing stress among adult students. After Ralph Szwenda's presentation of tips for working with deaf students, Maryanne Vent describes the use of nonfiction works in a literature elective. Next, Harold Cantor provides perspectives on general education in the community college, and John Cadigan presents methods of integrating the humanities and business education. The significance of study-abroad programs for community college students is examined by Jonathan Lambert prior to Sally Walters' article on the role of library services in continuing education courses. Following Sally Carr's discussion of inmate education programs, Shirley Stanley and Eugene Mozier outline the development of a constructive geometry and trigonomety program. Thomas Giometti then reviews the establishment of a language institute at Mohawk Valley Community College. Next, Libby Bay describes the application of learning theories in a Freshman Composition course. Suzon Kister outlines changes in library technology prior to Shirley Kurtzberg and Eileen Walsh's presentation of an alternative approach to general biology. Finally, Ronald Frinks and David McNamara discuss ways of accommodating wheelchair students in a freshman physics laboratory. (HB)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Burnout, Business Education, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Programs, Community Colleges, Correctional Education, General Education, Language Usage, Librarians, Library Services, Mathematics Instruction, Program Descriptions, Sex Bias, Study Abroad, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. Office for Community Colleges.
Note: Fifth Anniversary Edition.