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ERIC Number: ED341449
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0199-106X
Innovation Abstracts, Volume XIII, Numbers 1-30, 1991.
Roueche, Suanne D., Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v13 n1-30 1991
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) internationalizing the curriculum through focused interaction; (2) improving the small group approach to learning; (3) writing across the curriculum with early essay tests; (4) how to start writing a paper; (5) an oral approach to communication; (6) curing library phobia; (7) adult student development in an off-campus setting; (8) information for mature women thinking about college; (9) establishing a writing workshop; (10) longevity and organizational climate; (11) using teamwork as a key to success for students with disabilities; (12) evaluating student class participation; (13) high expectations for student papers; (14) cultural and linguistic exchange; (15) breaking down barriers; (16) thinking and working like a scientist; (17) celebrating teaching excellence; (18) programs for enhancing academic growth; (19) writing centers; (20) sitting and standing in class; (21) encouraging students to become more involved readers; (22) helping freshmen survive their college experience; (23) involving administrators in the teaching process through team-teaching; (24) surveys of departing students; (25) using student evaluations for instructor learning; (26) getting students involved in the community; (27) activating learning in the classroom; (28) letters to a teacher; (29) broad-based community courses; and (30) inviting nontraditional students into the science culture. (DJD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A