ERIC Number: ED278310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Improving University Teaching. Proceedings. International Conference (12th, Heidelberg, Germany, July 15-18, 1986).
Maryland Univ., College Park. Univ. Coll.
Proceedings of the twelfth international conference on improving university teaching are presented. Theme presentations and authors include: "Distance Education: The Promise and the Confusion!" (Allan F. Hershfield); "Distance Education: The 'New Frontier' of Learning?" (Kevin C. Smith); "Teacher Training: A Challenge to the University View of Teacher's Organizations" (Marc-Alain Berberat); "Sleeping Beauties--Or: Functions and Instruments of Associations Viewed from the Perspective of Their Role in Improving University Teaching" (Ulrich P. Ritter); "Corporate and University Partnerships" (Robert J. Kopecky); and "Corporate and University Partnerships: A European Viewpoint" (Jean Michel). Seminar papers and opening and closing papers and authors are as follows: "Part-Time Students: Rule or Exception?" (Ulrich P. Ritter); "Excellence and the Adult Part-Time Student" (Barbara Mayo-Wells); "Distance Learning and University Teaching" (Lord Perry of Walton); and "The Faculty: A Changing Profession" (Jack H. Schuster). (SW)
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Faculty, College Instruction, Distance Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Part Time Students, Professional Associations, School Business Relationship, Teacher Education, Teaching (Occupation)
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 019 977-978.