ERIC Number: ED260475
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul-3
Reference Count: 0
Remedial Communication Instruction: What and What For?
Ecroyd, Donald H.; Drummond, Caroline
Three research projects were completed and a fourth undertaken at Temple University to assess students' and faculty members' perceptions about the communication competency students should have upon entering college. Results suggest that faculty expectancies for students' communication competency can be defined, that student perception of such competencies needed for classroom success are not necessarily the same as faculty perceptions, and that any design for remediation must include the shaping of students' perspectives to meet faculty expectations. Faculty at Temple University are developing specialized remedial courses designed to test and apply these findings. Results of five terms of experience with the program have been positive. Although a final report is not yet available, researchers believe that their program will be successful. (DF)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the International Conference on Improving University Teaching (11th, Utrecht, Holland, July 3, 1985).