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ERIC Number: ED407000
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 60
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0199-106X
Innovation Abstracts, Volume XVIII, 1996.
Roueche, Suanne D., Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v18 n1-29 Jan-Dec 1996
The 29 abstracts in this volume describe innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the community college. Topics covered include the following: (1) strategies for providing management training to faculty and staff; (2) activities to help developmental mathematics students overcome obstacles to success in mathematics; (3) incorporating technology into mathematics classrooms; (4) developing an orientation conference for first-time freshmen students; (5) developing alternate sources of revenue; (6) implementing honors symposia; (7) developing an exchange program for public speaking courses; (8) using content-related humor in the classroom; (9) moving toward computer-mediated communication without networked computers and electronic mail; (10) student-centered composition classes; (11) using the World Wide Web, electronic mail, and campus networks to enrich classes and academic support services; (12) develop programs to ease first-time students into the college experience; (13) the characteristics of college catalogs; (14) guidelines for the effective use of teaching assistants; (15) Middle College, a high school-college enrollment program in California for at-risk students; (16) team-teaching in an interdisciplinary environment; (17) using voice mail to provide information on lectures; (18) the use of computer-assisted writing; (19) the use of commemorative speeches in a speech class; (20) using spreadsheets of grades to motivate students; (21) using dialogues to introduce students to persuasive writing; and (22) setting standards for student behavior. (HAA)
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.