ERIC Number: ED278283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Improving University Teaching. Volume II [and] Volume III: Contributed Papers. International Conference (10th, College Park, Maryland, July 4-7, 1984).
Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.
Eighty papers from a 1984 international conference on improving university teaching are presented. Topics include the following: predicting achievement and overcoming disadvantages for first-year students, the impact of technology on higher education, using student conceptions of learning and teaching, problems and solutions for teaching effectively, academic administrators, testing and teaching first-year students in mathematics and science, reducing student attrition, developing faculty as teachers, project methods in engineering, optimizing teaching for different kinds of students, institutional planning with a focus on campus climate and community needs, planning and "megatrends" for teaching in higher education, students and writing, uses of computers in teaching, experiential approaches to teaching, aspects of lecturing, experiential learning programs, and an international perspective on the evaluation of teaching. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Administration, College Faculty, College Freshmen, College Instruction, College Mathematics, College Planning, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Educational Testing, Engineering Education, Experiential Learning, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Lecture Method, School Holding Power, Teacher Effectiveness, Writing Instruction
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: Documents contain small print. For other volumes in this series, see HE 019 430-432.