ERIC Number: ED406909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Effective Teaching in Higher Education: Research and Practice.
Perry, Raymond P., Ed.; Smart, John C., Ed.
This collection of 12 essays provides an overview of research on effective teaching in higher education. It includes: (1) "Perceived Control in College Students: Implications for Instruction in Higher Education" (Raymond P. Perry); (2) "A Motivational Analysis of Academic Life in College" (Martin V. Covington); (3) "Turning Work into Play: The Nature and Nurturing of Intrinsic Task Engagement" (Martin V. Covington and Sonja Wiedenhaupt); (4) "The Matrix Representation System: Orientation, Research, Theory, and Application" (Kenneth A. Kiewra); (5) "Teaching Effectively: Which Students? What Methods?" (Raymond P. Perry); (6) "Effective Teaching Behaviors in the College Classroom" (Harry G. Murray); (7) "Instructional Interventions: A Review of the Literature on Efforts to Improve Instruction" (Maryellen Weimer and Lisa Firing Lenze); (8) "Students' Evaluations of University Teaching: A Multidimensional Perspective" (Herbert W. Marsh and Michael J. Dunkin); (9) "The Dimensionality of Student Ratings of Instruction: What We Know and What We Do Not" (Philip C. Abrami and others); (10) "Identifying Exemplary Teachers and Teaching: Evidence from Student Ratings" (Kenneth A. Feldman); (11) "Good Teaching Makes a Difference--And We Know What It Is" (W. J. McKeachie); and (12) "Exploring the Implications: From Research to Practice" (Maryellen Weimer). (Individual essays contain references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Educational Research, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Research and Development, Research Utilization, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Student Motivation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Theory Practice Relationship
Agathon Press, 5648 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471 (paperback: ISBN-0-87586-117-2, $30; clothbound: ISBN-0-87586-117-6-4, $64).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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