ERIC Number: ED397868
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Jun
Issues of Education at Community Colleges: Essays by Fellows in the Mid-Career Fellowship Program at Princeton University.
Ashby, W. Allen; And Others
This collection presents essays on contemporary issues facing community colleges written by fellows in Princeton University's Mid-Career Fellowship Program and dealing with such issues as critical thinking, faculty perceptions, educational technology, interdisciplinary courses, cooperative learning strategies, the college culture, faculty and administration relations, and team teaching. The following essays are provided: (1) "Questioning Critical Thinking: Funny Faces in a Familiar Mirror," by W. Allen Ashby; (2) "The Image of the Community College: Faculty Perceptions at Mercer County Community College," by Marilyn L. Dietrich; (3) "Community Colleges and the Virtual Community," by Robert Freud; (4) "Interdisciplinary Classes," by Freda Hepner; (5) "Student as Teacher: Cooperative Learning Strategies in the Community College Classroom," by Carol L. Hunter; (6) "Generational Clash in the Academy: Whose Culture Is It Anyway?" by Pat Kalata; (7) "Faculty/Administration Relations in Community Colleges," by Joyce A. Kennett; (8) "A Greying Faculty: Challenge or Stumbling Block to the Twenty-First Century," by Leonard T. Kreisman; and (9) "An Examination of Team-Taught Interdisciplinary Courses," by Bud McKinley and Neil Warrence. (TGI)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Culture Conflict, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Technology, Faculty College Relationship, Generation Gap, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Strategies, Team Teaching, Two Year Colleges
The Center for Faculty Development, Mid-Career Fellowship Program, History Department, 129 Dickinson Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 ($15).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Princeton Univ., NJ. Mid-Career Fellowship Program.
Note: For individual papers, see JC 960 463-471.