ERIC Number: ED022725
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
College Teachers Look at College Teaching. Report by the Subcommittee on the Improvement of Instruction of the Committee on Studies. AACTE Study Series, Number 8.
Gross, Carl H., Ed.; And Others
The "introduction" to this report summarizes the subcommittee's 1962-63 effort to identify elements of good college teaching through the sponsorship of 2 seminars composed of "some of the good or outstanding teachers in 2 sections of the United States." The body of the report consists of materials which grew out of the seminars. Chapter 2, "Pilot Research on Successful College Teaching, " is a report by Robert E. Bills, University of Alabama, on research he pursued through use of a teacher problems Q-sort to gather information about characteristics of the 1962 seminar participants. Chapter 3, "The Improvement of College Teaching" by Leonard W. Rice, President, Oregon College of Education, is a paper he presented to the 1963 group on the factors which contribute to good teaching, including the use of technology. Chapter 4 is excerpts from working papers written by each participant and read by the others as springboards for discussion of such seminar topics as the use of techniques and resources, selection of objectives, maintenance of professional competence, evaluation procedures, and relations with students. In Chapter 5 the editor summarizes the results of participant questionnaire evaluations, and in Chapter 6 presents a distillation of "Suggestions for the Improvement of College Teaching." A 53-item list of "Suggested References on College Teaching" is also included. (JS)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Course Objectives, Course Organization, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Evaluation Methods, Professional Continuing Education, Q Methodology, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods
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Sponsor: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC. Subcommittee on the Improvement of Instruction.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC. Subcommittee on the Improvement of Instruction.