NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 34 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Cox, Milton D., Ed.; Richlin, Laurie, Ed. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1990
This annual journal's premier issue features the work, thoughts, adventures, and musings of distinguished and respected teachers. An introduction reports that the journal was born of the desire by faculty to recognize college teaching as a profession and to bring to it its own language and traditions and to establish an academic culture for…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cognitive Style, College Faculty, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Cox, Milton D., Ed.; Richlin, Laurie, Ed. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1991
This annual journal presents articles by college faculty about teaching in higher education based on their pedagogical research and their classroom experiences. Articles in the issue for 1991 have the following titles and authors: "The Scholarship of Pedagogy: A Message From the Editors" (Laurie Richlin and Milton D. Cox); "The Social Cognition…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Edwards, Sandra; Bowman, Mary Ann – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1996
A study in a graduate-level occupational therapy class found that questions asked by teachers and the instructional format in which they were asked influenced the frequency and level of student questioning. Subjects were 5 undergraduate and 15 graduate students. It was concluded that improved classroom questioning strategies may contribute to…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Montgomery, Kathleen; Deery, Cathleen; Brown, Susan – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1996
In a foundations-of-education course based on experiential learning, 120 college students formed partnerships with elementary school children and, using letters and interviews, asked them about teaching and learning. It was found that the students clarified their educational philosophies, enhanced communication skills, and overcame preconceptions…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Bias, College Instruction, Communication Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Goldstein, Gary S.; Benassi, Victor A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 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…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Communication Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Waksler, Rachelle – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1996
Presents nine teaching strategies to increase correspondence between visual and auditory modes of presentation. The techniques, focusing on presentation syntax, instructor placement/movement, and methods of eliciting students' input, were originally designed for students with hearing and visual impairments, but have proven to promote clarity for…
Descriptors: Auditory Stimuli, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Robertson, Douglas L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1997
Few college teachers understand the process learners go through during periods of insight, large or small. Many treat this transition from one paradigm of knowledge to another as purely cognitive when, in fact, it is also highly emotional. A model of the transition is presented and a reflective guide is offered to help teachers facilitate this…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Faculty, College Instruction, Concept Formation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Price, William F.; And Others – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1994
North Country Community College (New York) implemented a model of general education specifying competencies to be achieved in liberal arts courses. Introductory psychology students were pre- and posttested on competencies of knowledge (objective and subjective), critical thinking, and writing, using an objective test and essay. Significant gains…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Community Colleges, Competency Based Education, Course Evaluation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Wolfe, Christopher R.; Crider, Linda; Mayer, Larry; McBride, Mark; Sherman, Richard; Vogel, Robert – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1998
Describes principles underlying an emerging model for Internet-intensive undergraduate instruction at Miami University (Ohio) in which students learn by creating online materials themselves; faculty facilitate active learning; student intellectual exchanges are enriched; and the seminar sensibility is extended. Four applications are examined: a…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Economics Education, Educational Technology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Mallinger, Mark – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1998
Describes application of collaborative learning in a German business school, focusing on use of self-managed learning and examining the cultural implications for student-directed pedagogies. Strategies for dealing with student resistance are offered, including not taking students' resistant behavior personally, designing many process options,…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Business Administration Education, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Davis, Pamela; Perry, James; Delmont, Timothy J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1998
Describes the development of an instructional model encouraging collaborative learning in graduate business education. The approach evolved from a survey of professionals concerning the interpersonal and individual skills needed for effectiveness in graduate school, the job market, and society, and resulted in a revised curriculum. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Liston, Delores D.; Hansman, Catherine A.; Kenney, Stephanie L.; Breton, Cherry C. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1998
After preparing their own teaching portfolios, four Georgia Southern University instructors designed a study to investigate what happens when neither follow-up workshops nor mentoring are provided by the institution. Results indicate that without institutional support, especially mentoring, faculty use teaching portfolios primarily for tenure and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Duffy, Donna Killian; Duffy, John J.; Jones, Janet Wright – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1997
Describes a schedule for college classroom "preventive maintenance" that focuses on four classroom components: classroom community; students; course content; and faculty. A checklist allows assessment of these components during specific time periods in the semester, and a tune-up kit that includes diagnostic questions, sources of relevant…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, College Faculty, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Fallon, Moira A.; Hammons, Jo-Ann; Brown, Susan; Wann, Jennifer Sanders – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1997
Examines issues in monitoring students' growth and performance as they progress through a training program. These include ensuring faculty and advisor access to evaluation information; demonstrating student growth while remediating weaknesses; and tracking trends in student work. A model for developing a continuous assessment project at one…
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Instruction, Formative Evaluation, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Cowan, Marjorie Murphy – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1997
Argues that epidemiology, the study of disease in populations, is an ideal upper-level course for undergraduate liberal arts curricula because it offers a forum for learning and applying critical-thinking skills, as well as other skills important for the liberally educated student, such as analysis of political, social, and demographic contexts…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Instruction, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3