ERIC Number: EJ1063451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
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Student/Faculty Connections in the Development of Teaching
Koppenhaver, Gary D.; Blackburn, Virginia L.; Palan, Kay M.; Ravenscroft, Sue; Shrader, Charles B.
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, v5 n2 p375-381 Jul 2007
This project directly involved students in two different models of instructional development. The first model was a Student Consultant program in which faculty selected from a menu of instructional services carried out by students. Typical services included attending class as impartial observers, soliciting feedback from other students on their learning experiences, videotaping class sessions, and evaluating course Web sites. The second model of instructional development was a program of student-assisted teaching seminars for college faculty. Student Associates helped serve as panelists and facilitators. Assessments of attitudes toward teaching indicated that faculty members viewed both professors and students as collaborators in the classroom as a result of the seminar series.
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Instructional Design, Student Role, Teacher Role, Seminars, College Faculty, College Students, Attitude Measures, Teacher Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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