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ERIC Number: ED289403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-May
Pages: 776
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Non-Traditional and Interdisciplinary Programs: Selected Papers from the Annual Conference of Non-Traditional and Interdisciplinary Programs (5th, Virginia Beach, Virginia, May 4-6, 1987).
McGuinness, Kathleen, Comp.
Nearly 100 conference papers from the George Mason University annual conference on nontraditional and interdisciplinary studies are presented. The are grouped into 14 categories: (1) assessment of prior learning, which includes "Lifelong Learning: Integrating the Liberal Arts and Experience in Adult General Education" (J. Gary Bernhard) and "Partnerships in Assessing Prior Learning: A Model College Union Program" (Hugh B. Hammett); (2) evaluation outcomes, including "Strengthening Adult Learning through Program Review: An Institutional Case Study" (Robert L. Norris); (3) corporate/university linkages, which includes "Using Instructional Television To Bring the University to the Corporate World" (Joan De Rooy) and "The Joint Partnership Role of Continuing Education and Labor-Management in Corporate America" (Robert B. Leiter); (4) honors programs, including "Social Constructionist Approach to Curriculum as an Integrative Dialogue" (Tim McCracken); (5) interdisciplinary undergraduate programs, including "Creating an Interdisciplinary College Minor" (Joy Cantrell) and "Guidelines for Non-Traditional Interdisciplinary Curricula" (Donald B. Pribor); (6) issues in interdisciplinary graduate programs, including "An Individualized Master of Arts Program in Interdisciplinary Studies" (Alfred Cohn); (7) military programs, including "Bachelor Degrees for Soldiers (BDFS) Systems" (Clinton L. Anderson); (8) related issues in non-traditional education, including "Kinderskills: Unique Intergenerational and Interdisciplinary Program of Skill Instruction" (Linda M. Carson) and "Planned Inertia: The Struggles of Two Experimental Colleges" (Gi Gardner); (9) teaching the teachers: a response to the call for quality, including "Instructional Strategies for Non-Traditional Learners" (Walter V. Hanclosky) and "Support Mechanisms for Part-Time Faculty at the School of Visual Arts" (Mark Salmon); (10) teaching writing across the curriculum, including "The Role of Writing in Interdisciplinary Programs" (Katherine K. Gottschalk); (11) technology and non-traditional interdisciplinary programs, including "The Electronic Seminar: Distance Education by Computer Conferencing" (Lowell Roberts); (12) the ascent of older, new students and other issues in the non-traditional/interdisciplinary education of adults, including "Values, Decision-Making and Power: An Interdisciplinary Course for the Adult Learner" (Dineh Moghdam Davis); (13) undergraduate interdisciplinary courses, including "Biological and Literary Interpretations of the Nature of Man" (Frank P. Riga and Kenneth R. Barker); and (14) ways of knowing interdisciplinary issues in the liberal arts, including "Integrating Science and the Humanities for Career-Oriented Students" (Stephen Gottlieb and Robert Martinez). Each paper includes a bibliography. (KM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA.