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ERIC Number: ED144090
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 14
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Reference Count: 0
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All Hands on Deck: Involving the Entire Faculty in Teaching Basic Skills.
Fassler, Barbara
The English department at Central College (Pella, Iowa) has implemented a program that involves the entire faculty in the development of students' basic skills. The program's support system for students and faculty includes the following components: a skills laboratory staffed by a full-time skills coordinator and by trained student tutors selected by faculty members in all disciplines; inservice workshops to help faculty members develop students' basic skills in content-area courses; frequent written and oral communication with faculty members to obtain their suggestions for the program; and systematic record keeping to keep track of the skills development of each student. The entire faculty assumes responsibility in two ways for the development of students' basic skills: by structuring skills development into their courses and by insuring that all students reach a certain minimum level of competence before graduation. (GW)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (28th, Kansas City, Missouri, March 31-April 2, 1977)