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Fernald, Peter S.; Goldstein, Gary S. – College Teaching, 2013
In an earlier issue of this journal, the authors described a capstone course, Internship, that both "caps" the undergraduate experience and functions as a "bridge" to the world beyond college. Here, they describe a sequel to that course, Advanced Internship, which both extends and enhances the "capping" and "bridging" experiences. The bridging…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Internship Programs, Educational Principles, Program Descriptions
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Goldstein, Gary S. – College Teaching, 2007
College instructors often provide students with only summative evaluations of their work, typically in the form of exam scores or paper grades. Formative evaluation, such as classroom assessment techniques (CATs), are rarer in higher education and provide an ongoing evaluation of students' progress. In this article, the author summarizes the use…
Descriptors: Statistics, Formative Evaluation, Introductory Courses, Student Evaluation
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Goldstein, Gary S.; Benassi, Victor A. – Research in Higher Education, 2006
To what extent do students and teachers hold similar beliefs about excellent teaching? Do differences in beliefs have practical implications (e.g., how students rate their teachers on end-of-semester evaluation forms)? In Study 1, undergraduate students (N=414) and faculty members (N=128) responded to questionnaires assessing their perceptions of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Lecture Method
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Goldstein, Gary S.; Benassi, Victor A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1996
Study profiled excellent lecturers and discussion leaders from the perspective of 30 undergraduate students. As predicted, level of instructor interpersonal skills, focus on student personal/professional growth and on encouraging independent thinking/research were rated highly and considered more characteristic of excellent discussion leaders than…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Communication Skills
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Goldstein, Gary S. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Reports on a collaborative learning project in which college-level counseling students designed and presented workshops on therapeutic intervention. Finds workshops stimulated more personal involvement with the topic and individual written papers ensured that all shared the workload. Concludes that workshops prepare students for collaborative…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Counselor Training, Experiential Learning, Group Activities
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Goldstein, Gary S.; Lowenstein, Sharyn – Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, 1993
Theorizing that college is a cross-cultural experience for all students and faculty, examines students' experiences in completing a psychology paper and explores the ways a Psychology Writing Lab (PWL) served as mediator for instructor and student. Indicates that students in the PWL procrastinated less, chose more appropriate articles, understood…
Descriptors: Basic Writing, College Preparation, College Students, Developmental Studies Programs
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Goldstein, Gary S.; Benassi, Victor A. – Teaching of Psychology, 1994
Reports on a study of 64 university faculty and 1,706 students on the relationship between teacher self-disclosure and student classroom participation. Finds that teacher self-disclosure is positively associated with students' willingness to participate in class discussions. Calls for further research. (CFR)|
Descriptors: Discussion (Teaching Technique), Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Student Participation