ERIC Number: ED415930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Innovation Abstracts, Volume XIX, 1997.
Roueche, Suanne D., Ed.
Innovation Abstracts, v19 n1-29 1997
The 52 abstracts in these 29 serial issues describe innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the community college. Sample topics include a checklist for conference presenters, plan to retain students, faculty home page, improvements in writing instruction, cooperative learning, support for high risk students, competitive colleges and the community college student, computerized student orientation, final exams, developmental writing software, community involvement, basic composition, a team approach to orientation, an innovative speech course, encouragement for proofreading, undergraduate student research, computers as scientific instruments, a theatrical approach to English as a Second Language (ESL), women's support services, motivational development, student empowerment, English as a Second Language, literacy development, grading methods, empowering the re-entry student, making tests more user-friendly, math meets, building connections, student telecounselors, e-mail, educational technology, humor's role in preparing future leaders, community interaction, connecting curriculum, leadership, using student-initiated questions in instruction, connection of curriculum, faculty partnership with library staff, and facilitating classroom discussion. (YKH)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Innovation, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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.
Note: Numbers 1-5 used "XVIV" for volume designation; numbers 6-29 used "XIX."