ERIC Number: ED344537
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
To Improve the Academy: Resources for Student, Faculty, and Institutional Development, 1985.
Jeffrey, Julie Roy, Ed.; Erickson, Glenn R., Ed.
This collection of papers, the fourth in an annual series, presents views of members of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education on faculty, instructional, and institutional development. Papers and authors are as follows: "The Kahuna as Professional and Organizational Development Specialists" (Susanne Whitcomb and David Whitcomb); "Institutional Development: Impressions from Abroad" (Len Ainsworth and Einhard Rau); "Applying Japanese Management Techniques to American Higher Education" (Peter Seldin); "It's the Institution That Teaches" (George C. Helling and Barbara B. Helling); "Faculty Careers: Satisfactions and Discontents" (Mary Deane Sorcinelli); "A Theory of Effectiveness: Faculty Development Case Studies" (Ronald A. Smith and Fred S. Schwartz); "The Instructional Skills Workshop Program: An Inter-Institutional Approach" (Diane Morrison); "Critical Thinking in a Freshman Introductory Course: A Case Study" (Lynn L. Mortensen and Willis D. Moreland); "Improving Classroom Climate for Women: The Faculty Developer's Role" (Delivee L. Wright); "Faculty Exchanges as a Means of Renewal and Development" (Phyllis Zweig Chin); "Buyouts and a Career Transition Program as a Response to Retrenchment" (Carol A. Paul); "Learning in a Clinical Setting" (LuAnn Wilderson); "'It Ain't Necessarily So: Uncovering Some Assumptions About Learners and Lectures'" (Marilla D. Svinicki); "Academic Counseling Techniques" (Robert G. Piereleoni); "Teaching Students to Think: A Workshop Design" (Betty LaSere Erickson); "Small Groups in Large Classes" (Wendy Holmes); "Silk Purses" (Calvin B. Peters); "Group Problem-Solving Exercises: An Application in Economics" (Yngve Ramstad); "One Sentence Is Worth a Thousand: A Strategy for Improving Reading, Writing, and Thinking Skills" (Lois Cuddy); and "Techniques for Teaching Scientific Reasoning and Problem Solving" (James L. Fasching, Betty LaSere Erickson). References follow chapters. (GLR)
Descriptors: Administration, Career Development, Case Studies, Classroom Environment, College Faculty, Critical Thinking, Educational Improvement, Educational Strategies, Faculty Development, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Organizational Development, Problem Solving, Reading Skills, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Writing Skills
New Forums Press, 219 E. Greenvale Ct., Stillwater, OK 74076 ($8.50 plus $1.50 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Professional and Organizational Network in Higher Education.
Note: For other volumes in this series, see HE 025 452-454 and ED 325 062-063.