ERIC Number: ED157494
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Conference Report: Improving College Teaching.
Mayo, C. Douglas; Claxton, Charles S.
The conference report includes an explanation of the conference plan, a description of the highlights, and descriptions of each session. Among the session topics are: faculty development; instructional improvement in the community college, with emphasis on developmental education; conditions that enhance learning; improving the lecture; evaluating and improving instructional effectiveness; individualized mathematics, art, English, and science instruction; what research does and does not say about college teaching; common core and interdisciplinary instruction; experiential learning; learning styles; innovative techniques in the sciences, English, anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, history, mathematics, geography, art, music, psychology; and a tour of a comprehensive support center. The conference agenda and list of participants are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Art Education, Biology, Chemistry, College Faculty, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Conference Reports, Core Curriculum, Economics Education, English Instruction, Experiential Learning, Faculty Development, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, History Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Lecture Method, Mathematics Instruction, Music Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Science Instruction, Sociology, State Universities, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
Center for Instructional Service and Research, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee 38152
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Tennessee State Board of Regents, Nashville.
Authoring Institution: Memphis State Univ., TN.
Note: Proceedings of a conference (Memphis, April 1978)