ERIC Number: ED401865
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Papers from the National Conference on College Teaching and Learning (5th, Jacksonville, Florida, April 6-9, 1994).
Chambers, Jack A., Ed.
This collection of 18 papers covers four broad areas of teaching and learning in higher education: innovative college teaching/learning strategies; effective classroom research/assessment activities; advanced classroom technology; and developing teaching and learning centers. Papers also address the question of how the college classroom is changing and with what degree of success. Titles include: (1) "Implementing Technology in the Higher Education Classroom: Using Self-Directed Learning and Learning Contracts" (Sharon J. Confessore and Shauna C. Grovell); (2) "Teacher Immediacy Behaviors and Student Motivation in the Distance Learning Environment" (James Cunningham and Mary McLemore); (3) "Four Teaching Roles: Enriching Great Teachers" (J'Anne Ellsworth); (4) "Changing the Instructional Environment to Enhance Learning" (Sandra L. Gilchrist); (5) "Mathematical Biology--A Course Using Computer-Aided Instruction" (Thomas J. Herbert); (6) "Teaching an Introductory Programming Course Using Advance Organizers as Learning Aids" (Larry M. Holt); (7) "Enhancing Learning Through Team Work in Information Processing" (Shirley A. Hudson); (8) "Designing Multi-Site Interactive Video Seminars: Experimental Instructional Models Demonstrated" (Otolorin Jones and David L. Elliott); (9) "Teaching Faculty How to Hunt the Internet Treasures" (Kimball B. Kendall and Judith A. Rice); (10) "Going On-Line: Computerized Courses for Distant Learners" (Kathleen King); (11) "Teaching Non-Science Students Computer Science and Technology: Is This Is Old News, Why Aren't We Doing Something About It?" (P.A. Kuntz, et al.); (12) "Reality: Learning Through Community Based Projects" (Leslie H. Lightbourne and Frank M. Bosworth); (13) "Integrating the Electronic Desktop into the Science Curriculum" (Gary A. Novak and Robert A. Desharnais); (14) "A Teaching Scholars Program to Develop Problem-Solving Molecular Biology Experiments" (Herbert B. Posner and Thomas P. O'Brien); (15) "Classroom Mapping: A Reflective Tool for Thinking About Classroom Technology" (Landra L. Rezabek and Deborah M. Floyd); (16) "Assessment on the Move" (Nick Rushby); (17) "Teaching to Enhance Creativity--Basic Concepts" (Dorothy A. Sisk); (18) "The Global Connection Classroom Project" (David E. Smith and Steven L. Yamshon). (Most papers contain references.) (CH)
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Trends, Global Approach, Higher Education, Independent Study, Interactive Television, Internet, Methods Research, Open Education, Professional Development, Research and Development, Science Curriculum, Student Motivation, Teacher Centers, Teacher Education, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer, Theory Practice Relationship
B.J. Schukis, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida Community College, 501 W. State St. Jacksonville, FL 32202 ($15).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Community Coll., Jacksonville. Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning