ERIC Number: EJ878207
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Abstractor: As Provided
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Using Workshops to Improve Instruction in STEM Courses
Connolly, Mark R.; Millar, Susan B.
Metropolitan Universities, v17 n4 p53-65 2006
Workshops are currently one of the most popular ways for instructors in STEM fields to learn more about teaching and learning. Yet research shows we often do not know what participants gain from attending. This article suggests ways of measuring impact of instructional improvement workshops that will help not only workshop providers with designing better workshops but also prospective participants with choosing workshops wisely.
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Workshops, Faculty Development, Measurement Techniques, Evaluation Methods, Science Education, Technology Education, Engineering Education, Mathematics Education, Outcomes of Education, College Faculty, College Instruction, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Program Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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