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Silverglate, Harvey A.; French, David; Lukianoff, Greg – Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (NJ1), 2012
Since its first publication in 2005, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has distributed more than 138,000 print and online copies of its "Guide to Free Speech on Campus." In that time, FIRE's commitment to advocating on behalf of the essential rights discussed in the pages that follow has remained unwavering;…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Freedom of Speech, Campuses, College Students
Roberts, Tim S. – Information Science Publishing, 2006
Contributions from researchers and practitioners involved in self, peer and group assessment in an online or e-learning environment investigate how assessment practices can be used to assist and improve the learning process. The book describes the principal characteristics of self, peer and group assessment; presents guidelines for effective…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Peer Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Weigel, Van B. – 2002
This book shows how faculty can help students develop skills in research, problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge management by using Web-based collaboration tools. This innovative approach to teaching and learning emphasizes the use of virtual spaces, "knowledge rooms," where students "gather" to collaborate. The chapters are: (1)…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Critical Thinking
Wagner, June G. – Keying In, 2002
This document contains three articles on teaching the growing population of nontraditional students. "The Changing Demographics of the Classroom" defines "nontraditional students"; reviews the characteristics, risk factors, and special needs of nontraditional students; and identifies the following services as particularly important to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Students
Briihl, Deborah S. – 2001
This paper provides tips and suggested activities for an online course in psychology. It describes the steps needed to start planning an Internet course and various features that are important to the success of the course (i.e., technical support, learning participation in discussions). Possible problems with computer-mediated instruction are also…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Distance Education
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Canada, Mark – New Directions for Higher Education, 2001
Discusses how computer technology is a prime way to enable college students to serve their communities. As part of service learning, they can help agencies create World Wide Web sites or can build university-based Internet resources. (EV)
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Students, Higher Education, Information Dissemination