ERIC Number: ED326284
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Innovation Abstracts: Volume XII, Numbers 1-30, 1990.
Roueche, Susanne D., Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v12 n1-30 1990
This series of one- to two-page abstracts highlights a variety of innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the community college. Topics covered in the abstracts include: (1) academic partnerships pairing "high-risk" students with a concerned faculty member, counselor, or administrator; (2) teacher-to-teacher learning partnerships; (3) writing across the curriculum; (4) student-directed learning; (5) staff development; (6) English as a second language; (7) sail training; (8) a teaching/learning project utilizing writing assignments; (9) essay tests; (10) team-testing; (11) motivating students; (12) the executive control processes in student learning; (13) motivating Adult Basic Education students to develop reading skills; (14) biology exam preparation; (15) college weight loss programs; (16) use of written evaluations of class by students throughout the semester; (17) student goal setting; (18) gender and racial balancing of course content; (19) speech instruction; (20) creative strategies for algebra class; (21) student recruitment; (22) teacher evaluation; (23) collaborative publishing; (24) faculty and staff orientation; (25) encouraging student participation in learning; (26) non-aggressive martial arts techniques and Taoist philosophy in conflict resolution classes; (27) low-light classroom situations (during audio-visual instruction) and student participation; (28) creating enthusiasm in the classroom; (29) peer tutors; (30) developing reasoning abilities; (31) internationalizing the curriculum; (32) test feedback and the learning process; (33) a video series on exceptional teaching techniques; (34) ethics in accounting courses; (35) student journals; (36) building community through research projects; (37) special project support for distinguished teachers; (38) "breaking the ice" on the first day of class; (39) students reading aloud in class; (40) art to accompanying textual literary excerpts; (41) writing assignments in technology courses; (42) visual and acoustic aids (music and art) in the philosophy classroom; and (43) ethics in higher education. (GFW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; Richardson (Sid W.) Foundation, Fort Worth, TX.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. National Inst. for Staff and Organizational Development.