ERIC Number: ED196332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Designing Teaching Improvement Programs.
Lindquist, Jack, Ed.; And Others
Lessons learned about the development of teaching improvement programs are presented in this sourcebook. Drawn from workshops, conferences, social consultations, audiovisual presentations, and brochures, this collection is intended as a resource tool and is directed at improving the educational process of colleges and universities. Chapters include: Approaches to Collegiate Teaching Improvement (Jack Lindquist); Teaching and Learning (Jack Lindquist); The Liberal Arts College (William Bergquist); The University Center (Chester Case); The Nontraditional Setting (Thomas Clark); and Professional Development in the Interinstitutional Setting (Lance Buhl). A summary chapter deals with the purpose of teaching improvement, structure staffing, program activities, finances, evaluation, strategies for program implementation, resistance to teaching improvement programs, strategies for change, and tips of the trade. Appended are four brief directories of selected teaching improvement programs in liberal arts colleges, university centers, community colleges, and interinstitutional settings. A bibliography and project list are also included. (LC)
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Students, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, General Education, Higher Education, Improvement Programs, Institutional Cooperation, Instructional Improvement, Learning Processes, Liberal Arts, Program Implementation, Staff Development, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Improvement, Universities
Council for the Advancement of Small Colleges, One Dupont Circle, Suite 320, Washington, DC 20036
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Council for the Advancement of Small Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: A sourcebook based on pilot projects supported by the Kellogg Foundation.