ERIC Number: ED264924
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Catalog of Exemplary Projects: 1984-85.
Virginia Community Coll. System, Sterling. Inst. for Instructional Excellence.
This compilation of abstracts represents 39 projects that were funded by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia under Adapter Grants (which involve experimentation with instructional methods or techniques) or Developer Grants (which involve the implementation of a uniquely innovative teaching method or other instructional procedure). These abstracts represent a wide variety of disciplines including art, mathematics, education, psychology, nursing, English, English as a second language, technical writing, chemistry, biology, and history. Among the instructional methods represented are clinical simulations, the instructional management model, a verbal expression laboratory, computer-based approaches, individualized instruction, coordinated internships, workshops, distance learning, self-paced instruction, writing-across the curriculum, and mastery instructional systems. (EJV)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Creative Teaching, English Instruction, Experimental Teaching, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Innovation, Program Descriptions, Science Instruction, Second Language Instruction, State Programs, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges
Virginia Community College Institute for Instructional Excellence, Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus, 1000 Byrd Highway, Sterling, VA 22170 (Free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Council of Higher Education, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Community Coll. System, Sterling. Inst. for Instructional Excellence.