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ERIC Number: ED350027
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Focus: A Forum on Teaching and Learning in Utah Community Colleges. Volume X, 1992.
Carpenter, Don A., Ed.
Focus: A Forum on Teaching and Learning in Utah Community Colleges, v10 Sep 1992
Designed as a forum on teaching and learning in Utah's two-year institutions, this annual publication issues a yearly call to faculty, administrators, students and others for papers on any matters of interest to Utah's community colleges. This 1992 issue of "Focus" includes the following articles: (1) "Videocassette as Text and Harbinger of Hypertext," by Ace G. Pilkington (describes the use of videocassettes of films and plays to enhance the learning experience for students); (2) "Can Computers Generate Confidence?" by Kent Templeton (discusses the use of special computer programs and an electronic bulletin board to build student confidence in a basic writing course); (3) "Using PC Computers To Teach Students How To Think Critically," by Roger D. Lee (describes the application of the Robert Karplus learning cycle to develop critical thinking skills in conjunction with a personal computer); (4) "Hands-on for the Inexperienced," by Mark Soderborg (cautions against exclusive training in desktop publishing techniques and calls for experience in traditional approaches to writing and printing); (5) "Technology, Tenacity, and the Nontraditional Student," by Nancy M. Smith (compares data on older and traditional student enrollment and grade point average at Utah Valley Community College--UVCC); (6) "Accessing the Inner Student: Preparing the Ground To Ensure Students Achieve Their Highest Potential," by Toni Pickall (describes nine blocks to student learning); (7) "Implementing Technology Assisted Instruction in the Classroom," by Richard C. Darnell; (8) "Mathematics and the Graphing Calculator," by Scott L. Mortensen; and (9) "Diversity through a Core Approach to Ethics," by Elaine transfer at any time. Nine recommendations for increasing transfer humanities course at UVCC). (PAA)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Critical Thinking, Educational Technology, Graphing Calculators, Humanities, Instructional Materials, Learning Theories, Mathematics Instruction, Nontraditional Students, Program Descriptions, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Writing Instruction
Utah System of Higher Education, 3 Triad Center, Suite 550, Salt Lake City, UT 84180-1205.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah System of Higher Education, Salt Lake City.
Note: For prior annual issues, see ED 311 967, ED 304 185, and ED 286 544.