ERIC Number: ED341449
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Innovation, Learning Strategies, Library Skills, Student Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing Instruction, Writing Laboratories
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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.