ERIC Number: ED287424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Non-Traditional and Interdisciplinary Programs. Selected Papers from the Annual Conference on Non-Traditional and Interdisciplinary Programs (4th, Arlington, Virginia, June 30-July 2, 1986).
McGuinness, Kathleen, Comp.
A total of 50 papers are presented from the George Mason University (Virginia) fourth annual conference on nontraditional and interdisciplinary programs. They are grouped in the following major categories: adjunct faculty, corporate/university linkages, experiential learning, graduate nontraditional programs, interdisciplinary program issues, interdisciplinary programs in science, liberal studies, quality assurance in nontraditional education, student support services, and issues in continuing education. Among the papers are: "A Model for Retaining Adjunct Faculty in a Non-Traditional Program" (S. M. Johnstone and P. H. Hamlin); "The Role of Adjunct Faculty in Incarcerated Settings" (E. S. Weeks, Jr., J. M. Watson, B. R. Church); "Off-Campus College: A Credit Program for Corporate Employees" (M. Bomboy); "Education as a Strategic Resource for Small Growth Companies" (A. M. Brett); "Teaching College Courses in On-Site Corporate Settings to Professional Level Staff" (G. H. Gardner); "Theory Seminars: Building on Experiential Learning" (L. S. Harvey); "Telecommunications-Based Learning: The Final Educational Frontier?" (B. A. Centini, J. A. Scigliano); "The Career Opportunities Institute: Development Program for Ph.Ds in the Arts and Sciences" (J. Zimbelman); "Marketing Interdisciplinary Programs in Agriculture, Business, Public Administration and French" (R. L. Frautschi); "Service Learning in an Interdisciplinary, Collegiate Program: Process and Outcomes" (C. H. Hoare, H. Nashman); "Cultures Past and Present: A New Approach to Broadening the Curriculum" (D. C. Wilcox); "Uniting the Sciences and Music: An Interdisciplinary Approach" (L. Berry, Jr.); "Science and Society: An Interdisciplinary General Degree Requirement" (D. J. Dietrich); "Planning a New Liberal Studies Curriculum" (J. S. Zangrando); "External Review: A Mechanism for Monitoring the Content of Adult and Continuing Education Offerings" (R. W. Campbell); "Meeting the Needs of Non-Traditional Students for Non-Traditional Programs" (H. Smith); "Mediating Conflicts in Advanced Placement" (M. R. Duperre); "Semester at Sea: An Innovative Approach to Learning" (C. Stone). (LB)
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Adult Students, College Curriculum, College Science, Continuing Education, Experiential Learning, General Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Liberal Arts, Nontraditional Education, Prior Learning, Quality Control, School Business Relationship, Sciences, Student Personnel Services
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA. Div. of Continuing Education.
Note: For other conference proceedings, see HE 020 885-887 and HE 020 907-908.