ERIC Number: ED156279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Focus on Learning. Proceedings of the National Conference on Innovation, Diffusion, and Delivery in Education. (Newport Beach, California, March 6-8, 1978)
League for Innovation in the Community Coll., Los Angeles, CA.
This proceedings contains the full texts of five keynote speeches: "The Continuing Challenge of the Disadvantaged Student" by Nolen Ellison; "Fostering Creativity in the Teaching-Learning Process" by Norman Watson; "From Junior College to Community College and the Significance of the Change" by John Dunn; Robert Heinich's "From Learning Theory to Instructional Theory;" and K. Patricia Cross's "What Would Happen If...?", discussing college goals and maximum learning for every student. Abstracts of 20 additional papers are presented. Papers deal with success in developmental education, biofeedback and adult motivation, the community college in a changing society, demographic analysis of curricular and service activities, developing materials for audio-tutorial and computer-based learning systems, computerized career guidance, federal funding for creative teaching, academic radio programs for the handicapped, split-brain research, faculty perspectives on innovation, vocational skills centers, instructional television consortia, cognitive style and general ability, memory theory, college student motivation, field-dependence and independence to place students in courses, the mobile education concept, and cognitive style mapping in instruction. (TR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Conference Reports, Delivery Systems, Developmental Programs, Educational Objectives, Educational Theories, Educationally Disadvantaged, Instructional Innovation, Learning Theories, Multimedia Instruction, Social Change, Student Motivation, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: League for Innovation in the Community Coll., Los Angeles, CA.