ERIC Number: ED248738
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Improving University Teaching. Volume I: Abstracts of Contributed Papers, Seminars, Workshps, Index of Presenters. International Conference (9th, Dublin, Ireland, July 6-9, 1983).
Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.; National Inst. for Higher Education, Dublin (Ireland).
Abstracts and other information from the ninth international conference on improving university teaching, whose theme was "The Social Dimensions and Demands of Teaching and Technology," are presented. More than 40 papers were offered in seminars in the following categories: student evaluation of faculty; techniques and programs to relate theory to practice; predicting student achievement; professional development for faculty and administrators; students' communication and thinking skills; microcomputers for teachers and teaching; using educational technology to improve teaching; evaluating students' success in problem analysis and solution; computer-based teaching and information exchange; effective university teaching as perceived by students and teachers; adult learning opportunities and problems; usefulness and cost-effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction; teaching values and ethics; student reactions to self-paced instruction; and approaches to remedial teaching. Abstracts of seminars on related topics are included, as are reports of workshops. For each workshop, objectives, length, activities and followup, previous experience expected, maximum number of participants, and an index of presenters are provided. (LB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrators, Adult Learning, College Instruction, Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Technology, Ethical Instruction, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Microcomputers, Problem Solving, Professional Development, Remedial Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Development, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Effectiveness, Values
University of Maryland, University College, University Boulevard at Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20742 ($35.00 for four volumes).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.; National Inst. for Higher Education, Dublin (Ireland).
Note: For related documents, see HE 017 427-428. Document contains small print.