ERIC Number: EJ567580
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Students' Perceptions of Excellent Lecturers and Discussion Leaders.
Goldstein, Gary S.; Benassi, Victor A.
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v7 n2 p81-97 1996
Study profiled excellent lecturers and discussion leaders from the perspective of 30 undergraduate students. As predicted, level of instructor interpersonal skills, focus on student personal/professional growth and on encouraging independent thinking/research were rated highly and considered more characteristic of excellent discussion leaders than of excellent lecturers; they rated preparation and focus on factual learning as more characteristic of excellent lecturers. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Communication Skills, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Leadership Qualities, Lecture Method, Profiles, Student Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A