ERIC Number: ED263868
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Levy-Reiner, Sherry, Ed.
Forum for Liberal Education, v8 n2 Nov-Dec 1985
Descriptions of 10 college programs involving collaborative learning are presented, along with Karen T. Romer's essay, "Collaboration: New Forms of Learning, New Ways of Thinking." The essay identifies various kinds of collaborative learning as well as the benefits of collaborative models. The following programs and schools are described: the senior psychology seminar (Alverno College); student assistance in teaching freshman composition (City University of New York, Queens College); collaborative research partnerships between undergraduates and faculty (University of Delaware); the Student Observer Program that provides feedback to faculty (DePauw University); student paraprofessionals working in programs, including tutorial and academic enrichment programs (Dickinson College); collaboration through structured learning experiences, including students helping students (University of Minnesota at Morris); sharing ethical concerns (Dyson College Society of Fellows at Pace University); Federated Learning Communities and linking of the disciplines (State University of New York Stony Brook); the Experimental College (Tufts University); and student research in anthropology (Washington and Lee University). An annotated bibliography of resources is included. (SW)
Descriptors: College Programs, Cooperative Programs, Higher Education, Learning Experience, Peer Relationship, Peer Teaching, Program Descriptions, Research Projects, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Student Participation, Student Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Teamwork
Association of American Colleges, 1818 R Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC.