ERIC Number: ED216609
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Development and Experiment in College Teaching, No. 16.
Erickson, Stanford C., Ed.; Cook, John A., Ed.
Experimental instructional projects and educational programs generated by teachers at the Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago are described. Department-based projects include the following: introductory botany for nonscience students, University of Illinois, Urbana; futuristic and technological approaches to nonmajor biology, Ohio State University; communications--an integral component of the learning process, University of Wisconsin, Madison; chemistry resource room and help laboratory, Purdue University; the Indiana model for the science preparation of the elementary education major, Indiana University, Bloomington; evaluation of a year-long sequence of English courses emphasizing scientific writing, Michigan State University; writing to learn--faculty workshops on undergraduate writing, University of Minnesota; Center for Instructional Development in Engineering, Purdue University; and inservice education for improved student writing--the Wisconsin writing project, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Institutional support projects are as follows: a holistic approach to special academic services, Purdue University; the Indiana University Learning Skills Center--extending resources through linkages; Iowa regents universities Bachelor of Liberal Studies Degree; a program to improve the teaching of graduate assistants and other faculty, University of Illinois, Urbana; the integrated science program, Northwestern University; the rise and fall of course mart, University of Michigan; and diagnosis of instructional outcomes, University of Minnesota. A cumulative index to 16 reports in this series and an archival index of inactive projects are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Bachelors Degrees, College Instruction, Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Engineering, Experimental Programs, Faculty Development, Film Study, Geology, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Liberal Arts, Listening Skills, Nonmajors, Resource Centers, Science Instruction, Writing Skills
Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan, 109 E. Madison, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 ($1.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Committee on Institutional Cooperation.; Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Center for Research on Learning and Teaching.