ERIC Number: ED352098
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Innovation Abstracts; Volume XIV, 1992.
Roueche, Suanne D., Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v14 n1-30 Jan-Dec 1992
This series of 30 one- to two-page abstracts covering 1992 highlights a variety of innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the community college. Topics covered in the abstracts include: (1) faculty recognition and orientation; (2) the Amado M. Pena, Jr., Scholarship Program; (3) innovative teaching techniques, with individual abstracts focusing on instruction in English, mathematics, economics, nursing, computer education, and science; (4) study and test preparation tips for students; (5) alternative evaluation methods; (6) an international visitor program; (7) cultural diversity and multicultural education; (8) the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development conference results; (9) the role of writing in different disciplines; (10) building student self-esteem in the classroom; (11) the role of student as teacher; (12) the "Course Selection System"; (13) instructor and student goals; (14) poetry writing in English classes; (15) using newspapers in the classroom; (16) measuring student and institutional effectiveness; (17) law enforcement and security simulations; (18) student retention; (19) teacher student relationships; (20) political correctness in science instruction; (21) desk top publishing in education; (22) student problem solving; (23) student psychology; (24) nontraditional literature instruction; (25) implementation of a handicapped awareness day; (26) student test anxiety; and (27) creative writing in programs for older adults. (MAB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Innovation, Learning Strategies, Self Esteem, Student Attitudes, Study Skills, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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.