ERIC Number: ED225623
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Innovation Abstracts, Volume IV, Numbers 1-36.
Watkins, Karen, Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v4 n1-36 1982
Brief, two-page abstracts are provided on 36 educational topics of interest to community college faculty, administrators, and staff. The topics covered are: (1) a student retention technique; (2) educational productivity and quality; (3) competency-based adult education; (4) part-time faculty; (5) Beaver College's (Pennsylvania) writing across the curriculum program; (6) improving reading comprehension of technical materials; (7) common failings of academics; (8) student evaluations of teaching; (9) faculty treatment of women students; (10) understanding discipline-specific vocabulary; (11) lecturing techniques; (12) motivating students; (13) the future of community colleges; (14) education-industry cooperation; (15) competence-based education; (16) encouraging student development; (17) the Communication Competency Assessment Instrument; (18) the small group instructional diagnosis method; (19) promoting critical thinking; (20) using research to improve instructional programs; (21) assessing sex equity; (22) determining course content; (23) the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development; (24) technological relevance in curricula; (25) course assignments; (26) educational equality and excellence; (27) redefining educational missions; (28) implementing educational innovations; (29) retraining the unemployed; (30) teacher burnout; (31) adult learners; (32) new scientific theories; (33) preparing women for employment; (34) teaching decision making; (35) alienating students; and (36) family heritage exercises. (DAB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. National Inst. for Staff and Organizational Development.