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ERIC Number: ED405906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0199-106X
Innovation Abstracts, Volume XV, 1993.
Roueche, Suanne D., Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v15 n1-30 Jan-Dec 1993
This volume of 30 one- to two-page abstracts from 1993 highlights a variety of innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the community college. Topics covered in the abstracts include: (1) role-playing to encourage critical thinking; (2) team learning techniques to cultivate business skills; (3) librarian-instructor partnerships to create a bond for student success; (4) the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development's role in faculty development; (5) teaching business law in a mock courtroom; (6) faculty development for part-time instructors; (7) a teaching factory which prepares students for careers in manufacturing; (8) honors philosophy classes that meet in restaurants; (9) strategies for teaching mathematics as an international language; (10) the use of peer review and portfolios in a writing class; (11) teaching communications for technical students; (12) using student presentations in an economics class to make technical terminology understandable; (13) assigning students two-person dialogues between television characters to debunk microbiology myths; (14) culturally sensitive strategies for teaching speakers of Black English; (15) having at-risk students assume the role of literary critics to discuss literature; (16) giving students essay questions a few days before the exam to improve study skills; (17) collaboration with college librarians in library assignments; (18) the use of drills at the beginning of class to encourage developmental mathematics attendance; (19) cooperative learning in mathematics; (20) designing an effective advisory committee; (21) a group approach to multiple choice tests; (22) using pen pals with basic writing students; (23) an incremental approach to measuring institutional effectiveness; (24) self-regulated foreign language learners; (25) the use of a feedback sheet to evaluate class performance; and (26) publishing student essays. (KP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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.