ERIC Number: EJ442309
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Research on College Teaching: The Historical Background.
McKeachie, Wilbert J.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v82 n2 p189-200 Jun 1990
The history of research on college teaching is traced, and methodologies used are highlighted. Topics reviewed include (1) class size; (2) lecture versus discussion; (3) student-centered discussion; (4) independent study and peer learning; (5) evaluation of teaching; (6) teaching and technology; and (7) impact of cognitive psychology. (SLD)
Descriptors: Class Size, Classroom Research, Cognitive Psychology, College Faculty, College Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Independent Study, Instructional Improvement, Lecture Method, Peer Teaching, Teacher Evaluation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special section with title "Instruction in Higher Education."