ERIC Number: ED278305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Improving University Teaching. Volume I: Abstracts of Contributed Papers, Seminars, Workshops, Index of Presenters. International Conference (11th, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 2-5, 1985).
Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.; Utrecht State Univ., (Netherlands).
Workshop and seminar summaries and abstracts of papers from the eleventh international conference on improving university teaching are presented. Topics addressed by theme and seminar presentations include: quality control in higher education, institutional approach to academic improvement, interactive video, international evaluation and an electronic document delivery system, new technology and student learning, and improving the teaching-learning process through multiple sources of feedback. A collaborative symposium on applications of cognitive models to college teaching is also covered, along with a case study on academic improvement. Workshop topics include: the use of boardgames in the classroom, using written and oral work in content courses, teaching and research collaboration with undergraduate students, evaluating faculty development programs, interdisciplinary studies, creating computer-based learning materials, tutorial teaching, and constructing and scoring essay questions. For each workshop, objectives, length, activities, previous experience expected, maximum number of participants, and an index of presenters are provided. (SW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Feedback, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Materials, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
University of Maryland, University College, University Boulevard at Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20742 ($40.00 for four volumes).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.; Utrecht State Univ., (Netherlands).
Note: Document contains small print. For other volumes in this series, see HE 019 975-976.