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Good, Jennifer; Bennett, Joan – New Educator, 2005
Teacher retention is a critical problem in public education (Ingersoll, 2002), demanding collaboration between universities and local public school systems. Using veteran teacher mentors employed in a public school system to facilitate ongoing monthly support groups, communities of beginning teachers were formed, embedded within the public schools…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Support Groups, Public Schools, Mentors
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Efaw, Jamie – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2005
With the infusion of technology into all aspects of daily life, students are becoming more and more adept at using technology as an educational resource. Many faculty, however, are not keeping pace with their students. Additionally, faculty feel increasingly unprepared to integrate technology into the classroom. Many institutions of higher learner…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Educational Resources, Teaching Methods
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Romano, John L.; Hoesing, Rae; O'Donovan, Kathleen; Weinsheimer, Joyce – Innovative Higher Education, 2004
While the number of mid-career faculty currently in U.S. higher education is significant, professional development programming that addresses the teaching and learning issues of this population has not been a priority. This article describes the Mid-Career Teaching Program (MCTP) and presents data that assesses its impact on participants'…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, Higher Education, Program Descriptions
Stoel, Carol; And Others – 1992
This guide provides an overview of the types and dimensions of partnership programs between institutions of higher education and elementary or secondary schools, how they operate, and their importance as a strategy for educational reform. The guide is divided into four parts which cover: (1) background context; (2) strategies used by successful…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Change Strategies, College Bound Students
Kapraun, E. Daniel – 1992
This paper describes a model in-service training program for assisting faculty members in functioning as academic counselors (as differentiated from their traditional role as academic advisors) during a pre-enrollment freshman counseling and advising program: the first stage of academic advisement. A model for assessing the impact of the training…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Faculty, College Freshmen, Counselor Training
Kemler, William – 1990
When designing a program to improve the critical thinking skills of students, it is important to identify the specific learning outcomes for which to strive. In addition, the instructor must determine why students are not currently exhibiting the kind of critical thinking skills desired in order to develop the appropriate techniques and methods to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement
Levine, Judith R., Ed.; Feist, Stanley C., Ed. – 1989
This conference proceedings includes the text of 15 of the 27 presentations made at the third annual Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Psychology. In addition to a conference program, the proceedings includes the following papers: (1) "Multiethnic, Crosscultural Illustrations for Psychology Courses," by Judith Gray; (2) "A Computerized…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Classroom Techniques, Community Colleges, Course Content
Clark, Miriam B., Ed.; And Others – 1987
A resource guide for those who want to promote the study or development of leadership is presented. Section A provides a selected sample of 101 course and program descriptions submitted by teachers or program directors. This section includes reading lists and texts. Section B is a bibliography of books, articles, reports, and reference materials…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Consultants, Courses
Simon, Barbara Levy; Soven, Margot – 1984
One of the constants of professional life for social workers is the need to write. For this reason, the social work instructor needs to emphasize the development of students' writing skills. Such skills cannot be left to composition courses alone, nor can it be assumed that students will emerge from degree programs with sufficient writing ability.…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Higher Education
Hay, Ellen A. – 1984
Cable television's local access option may be a way for colleges and universities to expand their media offerings. For example, some institutions are using cable capabilities to broadcast direct and inservice instruction or to provide hands-on training for broadcast students. A small private liberal arts college in Iowa successfully uses cable…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Educational Television, Higher Education, Program Descriptions
Zelman, William N., Ed.; And Others – 1983
Curriculum objectives for health care financial management, a bibliography and examples of financial management curricula are presented. The outline of curriculum objectives identifies a core of knowledge and skills in financial management that health administration students might obtain in their academic training. The outline's content is divided…
Descriptors: Accounting, Allied Health Occupations Education, Bibliographies, Capital
McMillan, Samuel, Ed.; Quinto, Frances, Ed. – 1985
Designed as a teacher's guide to stimulate student interest, creativity, and achievement, this teaching guide includes 132 projects which involve the use of photography as an instructional tool. The volume is divided into subject areas with grade levels ranging from kindergarten through higher education. Most projects are multidisciplinary, and…
Descriptors: Awards, Case Studies, Creative Activities, Elementary Secondary Education
Fleming, Margaret, Ed. – Arizona English Bulletin, 1984
Noting that in order to introduce and maintain writing across the curriculum programs in the schools English teachers must unite with colleagues to stress learning of all kinds, and that recommendations for the use of writing in content areas do not frighten away students who are apprehensive about writing, the articles in this focused journal…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Deming, Mary P. – 1986
Peer tutoring has a long historical precedent in western civilization. Since its reemergence in the United States during the 1960s, it has been used for every age group, subject matter, and level of intelligence. Numerous research studies have shown the benefits of peer tutoring, its efficacy in the college writing center has caught the attention…
Descriptors: Educational History, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Ogle, Donna – 1983
Concerned about the quality of its mathematics and language programs, an elementary school district worked with a college committed to in-school research to create an instructional leadership training program for district principals and teachers. Completing onehalf of its 4-year-project, the Basic Skills Program devoted its first year to writing…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Basic Skills, Change Strategies, College School Cooperation
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