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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
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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
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Cooper, Sarah; And Others – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1994
A three-year joint project of the Community College of Philadelphia and Beaver College (Pennsylvania) sought to raise transfer aspirations and improve the related skills of minority and low-income students, through a five-week residential program including two interdisciplinary courses co-taught by faculty from both institutions. Most powerful…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Attitude Change, Change Strategies
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Eflin, Juli – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
Discusses use of two central forms of argument, analogy and inference to the best explanation, in teaching college science. It is argued that science makes sense if the underlying reasoning makes sense, and this must be explicitly addressed in instruction. Therefore, forms of argument that link evidence to hypotheses or theories, and criteria for…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, College Science
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Millis, Barbara J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
Based on the idea that the skills needed to mentor a college faculty member in development of a reflective teaching portfolio are similar to those a composition teacher uses for student consultation, the process and guiding principles used by one mentor are described. Issues of portfolio organization and sources for objective feedback are also…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
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Abbott, Judith – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
One college history teacher finds lively and constructive classroom discussion in a survey course is primarily a result of the teacher's attitudes toward and assumptions about students. The teacher must create a safe atmosphere in which students can speak, and be direct and respectful with students, which clears the classroom of anxiety and…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction
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Randall, Lynda E.; And Others – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
Two studies, one quantitative and another qualitative, of learning style preferences of physical education majors are reviewed. The quantitative study investigated variation in relation to gender, age, and ethnicity and how preferences compared to those found in other disciplines. The qualitative study identified common themes in student…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, College Instruction
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Bean, Martha S.; And Others – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
Discussion of the culturally diverse college student population focuses on how teacher understanding of that diversity (in which the students are experts), and on how it can inform the classroom culture can help defuse tensions and become a source for teaching. Dynamics of the culturally and linguistically diverse classroom are outlined and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Scheurman, Geoffrey – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1997
Examines key psychological principles in contemporary theories of learning (constructivism) and highlights conceptual connections between them and aspects of critical thinking and epistemological maturity described by the reflective judgment model of adult intellectual development. Also describes an undergraduate psychology lesson that bridges…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Thinking
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Moore, Matthew M.; Voth, Ben – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1997
Examines use of video portfolios as a pedagogical and self-evaluation tool in college-level basic public-speaking courses, including a review of literature, explanation of the video portfolio concept, strategies for application within a curriculum, discussion of pedagogical benefits, and suggestions for educators. The method is seen as providing…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Higher Education, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Clay, Ellen; VanderBilt, Deborah – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1997
Outlines a method college teachers can use to create a course mission statement by considering the course in terms of desired processes and outcomes. The method serves both to help instructors and students work toward the same goals and as a tool for evaluating the effectiveness of particular pedagogies and content. A case study illustrates the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Course Descriptions
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