ERIC Number: ED165664
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Course Design and Student Learning.
Billing, David, Ed.
Papers presented at the Society for Research into Higher Education's conference on course design and student learning dealt with the following overall topics: the needs of special groups of students; student involvement; study skills and learning methods; course design; and employment, adaptation, and socialization. Among the papers presented were the following: "Courses for Whom?" by Eric E. Robinson; "General Competence by Independent Study," by John Stephenson; "Adult Learners in University Courses," by Sue Knights and Rod McDonald; "Problems Associated with Increasingly Flexible University Entrance Requirements: From a Particular Case to More General Questions," by Geoff Isaacs; "Helping the Handicapped: University Education for the Disabled," by Alexander D. G. Gunn; "Course Design for Unemployed Youth," by Doreen Wilson; "Audience/Student Participation in Learning: An Example, Using the Theme of Defeating Some Educational System Constraints," by John Hipwell and David Baume; "Involving Students in Learning Activities: A Study of Different Levels and Kinds of Participation," by Roy Cox, Seppo Kontiainen, and Sarah Robinson; "Varieties of Student Involvement in Learning: Inferences for Course Planners," by Allen H. Miller; "A Course on Learning to Learn: A Case-Study in Curriculum Development," by Colin R. Coles; "Can Students be Taught How to Study?" by Graham Gibbs; "Information Handling Skills in Higher Education: The Travelling Workshops Experiments," by Colin Harris; and "How Can We Guide First Year Students Towards Both Indpendent and Co-operative Modes of Study?" by Lewis Elton, Will Bridge, Vivien Hodgson and Mario Lopez. (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Admission, College Curriculum, Computer Oriented Programs, Conference Reports, Course Descriptions, Course Organization, Curriculum Design, Foreign Countries, Handicapped Students, Higher Education, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Processes, Reading Instruction, Socialization, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Needs, Student Participation, Study Habits, Study Skills, Unemployment
The Society for Research into Higher Education, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH, England ($8.28, members $6.21)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).