ERIC Number: ED381074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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Teaching Improvement Practices: Successful Strategies for Higher Education.
Wright, W. Alan; And Others
This volume contains 15 papers on strategies for improving teaching in higher education with a focus on perceptions of current practices particularly in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, and Canada. The papers are: "Teaching Improvement Practices: International Perspectives" (W. Alan Wright and M. Carol O'Neil); "Understanding Student Learning: Implications for Instructional Practice" (Christopher K. Knapper); "Increasing Faculty Understanding of Teaching" (Keith Trigwell); "Preparing Faculty as Tutors in Problem-Based Learning" (David Kaufman); "Introducing Faculty to Cooperative Learning" (Barbara J. Millis); "Improving Laboratory Teaching" (Elizabeth Hazel); "From Shaping Performances to Dynamic Interaction: The Quiet Revolution in Teaching Improvement Programs" (Richard G. Tiberius); "Faculty Development Workshops and Institutes" (James Eison and Ellen Stevens); "Using the Teaching Portfolio to Improve Instruction" (Peter Seldin, and others); "Preparing the Faculty of the Future to Teach" (Laurie Richlin): "The Development of New and Junior Faculty" (Milton D. Cox); "Improving Teaching: Academic Leaders and Faculty Developers as Partners" (Mary Deane Sorcinelli and Norman D. Aitken); "Promoting Inclusiveness in College Teaching" (Nancy Van Note Chism and Anne S. Pruitt); "National-Scale Faculty Development for Teaching Large Classes" (Graham Gibbs); "The Impact of National Developments on the Quality of University Teaching" (George Gordon, Patricia A. Partington). An index is included. (Most papers contain references.) (JB)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Cooperative Learning, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Excellence in Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Laboratories, Large Group Instruction, Learning Processes, Portfolios (Background Materials), Professional Development, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods, Tutoring
Anker Publishing Co., Inc., 176 Ballville Rd., P.O. Box 249, Bolton, MA 01740-0249 ($41.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers: Asia; Australia; Canada; United Kingdom
Note: Foreword by Wilbert J. McKeachie and Barbara K. Hofer.