ERIC Number: ED212345
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Watkins, Karen, Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v3 n1-33 1981
Brief, two-page papers are presented on 33 educational topics of interest to community college faculty, administrators, and staff. The following topics are considered: (1) strengthening the humanities; (2) common behavioral cycles evidenced in student-teacher relations; (3) irreducible factors for teaching and learning; (4) understanding problems of disabled students; (5) time management; (6) the future of community colleges; (7) teacher peer observation; (8) student perceptions on effective instruction; (9) perspectives on academic advancement and stagnation; (10) student retention methods; (11) theories of learning; (12) strategies for working with Middle Eastern students; (13) using positive language to promote student development; (14) educational quality; (15) feedback and calibration; (16) community colleges' legal responsibilities toward disabled students; (17) college credits and credentials; (18) teaching listening skills; (19) effective lecturing; (20) curriculum planning for the future; (21) suggestions and guidelines for lecturing; (22) improving student writing; (23) student assessment techniques and criteria; (24) computers and liberal education; (25) preparing course syllabi; (26) community college goals; (27) test-taking skills; (28) dealing with information overload; (29) the role of community colleges in helping individuals cope with change; (30) teacher responsiveness to students; (31) faculty evaluation; (32) a cognitive learning model; and (33) holiday humor. (AYC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. National Inst. for Staff and Organizational Development.