ERIC Number: ED248739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Improving University Teaching. Volume II [and] Volume III: Contributed Papers. International Conference (9th, Dublin, Ireland, July 6-9, 1983).
Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.; National Inst. for Higher Education, Dublin (Ireland).
Ninety-five papers from an international conference on improving university teaching are presented. Topics, which relate to the theme of the conference, "The Social Dimensions and Demands of Teaching and Technology," include the following: computer-based teaching and information exchange, the usefulness and cost-effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction, effective university teaching as perceived by students and teachers, special opportunities and problems of adult learning, the teaching of values and ethics, student reactions to self-paced instruction, remedial teaching approaches, student evaluation of faculty, techniques and programs that help relate theory to practice, research predicting student achievement, professional development for faculty and administrators, developing students' communication and thinking skills, microcomputers for teachers and teaching, using educational technology to improve teaching, and evaluating students' success in probelm analysis and solution. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrators, Adult Learning, College Instruction, Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Ethical Instruction, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Microcomputers, Pacing, Problem Solving, Professional Development, Remedial Instruction, Student Development, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Effectiveness, Values Education
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 017 426-428. Document contains small print.