ERIC Number: ED278282
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Improving University Teaching. Volume I: Abstracts of Contributed Papers, Seminars, Workshops, Index of Presenters. International Conference (10th, College Park, Maryland, July 4-7, 1984).
Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.
Workshop and seminar summaries and abstracts of papers from the tenth international conference on improving university teaching are presented. Topics addressed by theme and seminar presentations are as follows: the professor of the future; adapting postsecondary education to changes in demography, social expectations, and resources; partnerships between higher education, industry, and the professions; liberal education and vocationalism; academic administration for the 21st century; matching technology with the needs of students; academic excellence; humanistic values in the teaching-learning environment; stress and burnout in academia; and a 10-year perspective on faculty development, teaching and learning, teaching with instructional technology, and faculty evaluation. Workshop topics include: course and curriculum design and evaluation, faculty development and self-appraisal, promoting active learning, teaching critical thinking in college, and building self-confidence in mathematics. For each workshop, objectives, length, activities, previous experience expected, maximum number of participants, and an index of presenters are provided. (SW)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Learning Experience, Teacher Morale
University of Maryland, University College, University Boulevard at Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20742 ($35.00 for four volumes).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.
Note: Document contains small print. For other volumes in this series, see HE 019 431-432.