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ERIC Number: ED349064
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jun-30
Pages: 191
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Building Community from Diversity: Connecting Students to Their Learning Environments. An Anthology of Classroom Projects Undertaken for the Kellogg Beacon Grant. Final Report.
Mahony, Elizabeth M., Ed.; And Others
This five-part anthology presents descriptions of 22 classroom projects undertaken by a consortium of Missouri community colleges and elementary and secondary schools, directed by St. Louis Community College. The collection comprises the following articles: "Views of an Elementary Teacher" (Susan Biffignani); "Writing To Learn and Co-operative Learning Go Hand-in-Hand When Teaching an Intro to Computers Class" (Mary E. East); "Directories: Writing To Learn and Reading Strategies in the WordPerfect Classroom" (Dineen Ebert); "Critical Reading, Writing To Learn and Co-operative Learning in the Life Science Course" (Mary Farmer); "Meyers-Briggs and Learning and Writing Styles" (Barbara Harris and Jan Newhouse); "Into-Through-Beyond Content" (Martha Mayne); "The Theme of the Individual and Society: The Puritans to the Scarlet Letter" (Jack Smith); "Beginning at the End" (Linda VanVickle); "Reading Newspapers in Search of Psychology" (Cheryl Hale); "Critical Thinking Activities" (Richard Kalfus); "Directed Reading Guides Yield Creative Assessment Procedures" (Maureen Murphy); "In Class Discussion Promotes Collaborative Learning" (Diane Carson); "Using Active Questioning Techniques To Enhance Lecture/Discussion Classes" (Rosemary Thomas); "Group Process and Primary Source Materials: Collaborative Analysis" (John Bayer); "Cooperative Learning for the Research Paper" (Elvis G. Clark); "Small Groups as Teaching/Learning Communities" (Joseph F. Dunne); "Cause and Effect in American History" (Cliff Downey); "A Collaborative Learning Project in a Math Survey Class" (Toni Garrett); "Teaching Syntax and Semantics through Music" (Alline Greer); "Connecting Students' Experiences to Course Content through Collaborative Learning" (Judith Leach); "Improving Assessment in General Psychology" (Fredna Carlson Scroggins); and "The Kellogg-Beacon Project: Support for Changes in Writing Classes and Assessment Procedures" (Barbara Thompson). An index of contributors and institutions, a directory of Associate Colleges and Co-Participating Schools, schedules of project workshops, and a bibliography are attached. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Community Coll. at Meramec, MO.