ERIC Number: ED433745
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Using National Newspapers in the College Classroom: Resources To Improve Teaching and Learning. The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition. Monograph Series, No. 28.
Knowlton, Steven R., Ed.; Barefoot, Betsy O., Ed.
Thirty-eight brief articles first make the case for using newspapers in the college classroom and then offer examples of how newspapers should be used in the following subject areas: business (advertising, business writing, management); English (composition, research writing, women's studies); first-year seminar (honors seminar, reading, study skills); journalism; philosophy; science (chemistry, biology, environmental science); social science (history, geography, political science, government, international relations, public affairs, statistics); and teacher education. Reports of applications briefly describe the institution and classroom setting, explain the instructional strategy used, and provide contact information. (Some articles contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Business Education, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, English, Higher Education, Journalism, Mass Media, Newspapers, Philosophy, Sciences, Seminars, Social Sciences, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208 ($30). Tel: 803-777-6029; Fax: 803-777-4699.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.; New York Times Co., NY.