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ERIC Number: ED183104
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jan-10
Reference Count: N/A
"Project Outreach," Final Report, December 31, 1979.
Latzer, Robert M.
Fall 1979 activities for Project Outreach, a faculty development program at Jersey City State College, are described. Problems involved in carrying out these activities, a statement of expenditures and balances, and a set of recommendations are covered. Four areas of activity planned at the college were: a second series of study skills seminars, a reading/writing exploratory blend, course monitoring, and feedback/sharing sessions. Study skills seminars were not enacted in the fall semester and course monitoring was limited. The reading/writing effort operated successfully in the freshman block program, and two types of feedback/sharing sessions were conducted. One type was for participating faculty, and a second type was for faculty not yet involved in this kind of work. Recommendations are offered for improving faculty involvement in curriculum reform. Samples of course material in the following areas are appended: sociology of the family, colonial America, introduction to philosophy, basic concepts of science, and contemporary art. A report of the mathematics component of Project Outreach and the preliminary report to the Ford Foundation on the consortium project are also appended. (SW)
Descriptors: Art Education, College Curriculum, College Faculty, Colonial History (United States), Curriculum Development, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Development, Family (Sociological Unit), Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Education, Philosophy, Program Descriptions, Scientific Concepts, State Colleges, Teacher Participation
Project Outreach, Jersey City State College, 3029 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07305
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Jersey City State Coll., NJ.