ERIC Number: ED329147
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Helping Teaching and Learning Centers Improve Teaching. Accent on Improving College Teaching and Learning.
Genthon, Michele; Joscelyn, Mary K., Ed.
Suggestions are offered for developing teaching and learning centers or faculty support programs to improve college teaching. Suggestions include: develop a faculty partnership, be discipline specific, allow time for divergence, offer variety, provide a smorgasbord, focus on both planning and teaching, translate research findings into classroom applications, read and share the current literature, use "draft" form when distributing documents about plans for teaching improvements or principles of teaching and learning, use technology, and provide opportunities for professional growth. (JDD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Facilities, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Program Development, Resource Centers, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods
National Center for Research to Improve Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, 2400 SEB, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259 (free with self-addressed, stamped envelope).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research to Improve Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, Ann Arbor, MI.; Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor.