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ERIC Number: ED375918
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0199-106X
Innovation Abstracts, Volume XVI, 1994.
Roueche, Suanne D., Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v16 n1-30 Jan-Dec 1994
This volume of 30 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) music in the biology classroom; (2) pairing English as a second language and freshman composition students in writing activities; (3) moot court exercises in public law classes; (4) applying current events to economics classes; (5) junior high school/college collaborative learning; (6) tailoring college curricula to fit customer needs; (7) helping students make the transition from the social to the learning mode; (8) cultural diversity for faculty and curriculum development; (9) the use of academic warmups in class; (10) teaching ethics across the curriculum; (11) employing structured conversations in conversational Spanish; (12) the use of editorials in writing classes to engage the campus community; (13) taking roll and learning names; (14) experiential learning; (15) a course examining criminals in literature; (16) interactive drama to teach community concerns; (17) the use of freewriting; (18) assessing instructional strategies; (19) talk-alouds for student assessment; (20) technology in teaching; (21) a group method for teaching public speaking; (22) survival Spanish for college staff; (23) teaching students how to achieve excellence; (24) creative writing in history classes; (25) recruiting women engineering students; (26) journal article dissection in biology; (27) innovative topics for speech classes; (28) encouraging students to build academic libraries; (29) a bilingual computer class; (30) portfolio creation; (31) benefits of group papers; (32) increasing student participation in business classes; (33) criminal law and fairy tales; and (34) teaching empathy in nursing classes. (KP)
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.