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Richlin, Laurie; Manning, Brenda – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
Describes seven principles for developing a workable system for evaluation of college teaching, and provides both process and decision matrixes for groups interested in building such a system for their own evaluation. Argues that the system must be safe, explicit, manageable, formative, and satisfy environmental demands for accountability and…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Faculty, College Instruction, Decision Making
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Richlin, Laurie; Wentzell, Gregg W. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1998
Introduces the seven articles in this issue, noting that four focus on unusual methods for encouraging and assessing the learning of college student and three explore pedagogical methods for understanding and assisting students' learning. (DB)
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Students, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
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Cox, Milton D.; Richlin, Laurie – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1993
Argues that a growing realization and acceptance of the complexities of college teaching is behind many current trends in the field and suggests that college teaching's complexities lie in changes in the communication process including the population, paths, levels, methods, and assessment in teaching and learning. (JB)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Educational Methods, Educational Quality, Educational Trends
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Richlin, Laurie – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
An alternative method for college faculty to develop teaching portfolios is outlined, with the objective of minimizing professional risk. It is recommended that faculty work on course portfolios privately rather than in an organizational project, and that teaching philosophy be written last, not first. A two-year curriculum for developing a…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Practices
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Richlin, Laurie; Cox, Milton D. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1992
This article briefly reviews assessment trends in higher, secondary, and elementary education and argues that approaches to evaluating learning evolve slowly with experience and commitment to change. It also notes that qualities that lead individuals into education may militate against their being interested in--or able to--grade others. (JB)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Educational Trends