ERIC Number: ED253170
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education Project Descriptions.
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Descriptions of 155 programs supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education are provided. In addition to a brief statement of the scope of each program, the project director, address, and phone number are identified. Topics addressed by the programs include: ensuring adequate math preparation for college work through college-high school cooperation; faculty sharing among four colleges; developing a model program in black women's studies; improving the teaching of life sciences in elementary and secondary studies; developing computer-aided instructional programs in problem-solving, reasoning, and math and physics concepts; creating research training teams of graduate and undergraduate minority students working with faculty mentors; developing a computer-based tutor; developing an outcomes-focused, assessment-based general education program; developing sensitivity to gender issues in the curriculum at a women's college and its companion men's college; evaluating corporate-sponsored training programs; assisting historically black colleges to enhance instructional programs and support services for adult learners; developing an upper-division bachelors's degree program for working registered nurses; and training college students to become tutors for English-as-a-Second-Language. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.