ERIC Number: ED278308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Improving University Teaching. Volume I: Abstracts of Contributed Papers, Seminars, Workshops, Index of Presenters. International Conference (12th, Heidelberg, Germany, July 15-18, 1986).
Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.
Workshop and seminar summaries and abstracts of papers from the twelfth international conference on improving university teaching are presented. Theme presentation and seminar topics are: distance education; ways that associations improve university teaching; corporate, labor, university partnerships; and teaching part-time students. Workshop themes include: designing effective workshops; peer teaching consultants and a collegial approach to improving university teaching; using small group instructional strategies to improve university teaching; instructional development for the inclusion of women's studies in the existing curriculum; problem-solving techniques; shyness in the collge classroom and problem identification and intervention; improving multiple choice test items; unfolding, reflecting, and developing values; mastering distance education through a learner-centered approach for faculty; designing short term educational programs using temporary systems concepts; team building and organizational development in an academic department; a workshop for academic administrators to encourage faculty performance; and expanding the traditional course syllabus. (SW)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Course Descriptions, Departments, Distance Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Multiple Choice Tests, Part Time Students, Peer Evaluation, Problem Solving, Professional Associations, School Business Relationship, Small Group Instruction, Values, Womens Studies, Workshops
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.
Note: Document contains small print. For other volumes in this series, see HE 019 978-979.