ERIC Number: ED381117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Improving College Teaching.
Seldin, Peter; And Others
This volume contains 20 papers providing practical, ready-to-use, research-based information to foster effective college teaching. Four sections group the papers under the following topics: (1) key influences on teaching quality; (2) programs to improve teaching; (3) strategies for teaching improvement; and (4) approaches to nontraditional teaching. The titles are: "Improving College Teaching" (Peter Seldin); "Using Campus Culture to Foster Improved Teaching" (Robert A. Armour); "Quality Teaching: What Role for Administrators? " (Irene W. D. Hecht); "Faculty Motivation for Teaching" (Ann E. Austin and Roger G. Baldwin); "Creating a Culture of Commitment as a Foundation for Teaching Effectiveness" (Joseph M. Pastore, Jr.); "TA Training: Making a Difference in Undergraduate Education" (Beverly Black); "Fitting Programs to Institutional Cultures: The Founding and Evolution of the University Teaching Center" (Susan A. Ambrose); "Low-Cost or No-Cost Instructional Development Activities" (Ronald D. Simpson and William K. Jackson); "Capitalizing on Diversity in the Classroom" (Judy A. Greene); "Instructional Development in Community Colleges" (Emily C. Wadsworth); "How Mentoring Programs Can Improve Teaching" (Mary Deane Sorcinelli); "Enhancing Teaching Through Peer Classroom Observations" (Barbara J. Millis and Barbara B. Kaplan); "The Department Chair's Role in Improving Teaching" (Walter H. Gmelch); "Using Teaching Portfolio Strategies to Improve Course Instruction" (John Zubizarreta); "Student Portfolios: Their Objectives, Development, and Use" (Linda Annis and Carolee Jones); "Evaluating Your Own Teaching" (L. Dee Fink); "Faculty Collaboration in Teaching" (Roger G. Baldwin and Ann E. Austin); "Distance Education: The Emergence of America's Virtual University" (Raoul A. Arreola); "Teaching Adult Learners" (Kathleen Wagschal and Peter H. Wagschal); "Summary and Recommendations for Improving College Teaching" (Peter Seldin). An index is included. Most papers contain references. (JB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Adult Students, College Faculty, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Department Heads, Distance Education, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Mentors, Nontraditional Education, Organizational Climate, Peer Evaluation, Portfolios (Background Materials), Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Improvement
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