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Watson, David L.; Stockert, Nancy A. – Thought & Action, 1987
Recent research in cognition and motivation offers practical applications to help underachieving students perform more effectively in college. Teachers can help students learn to process information better, encourage them to be active learners and be better organized, assist them in coping with anxiety, and change course structure to change…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Attitude Change, Cognitive Processes, College Students
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Lauter, Paul – Thought & Action, 1986
Three recent reports on the quality and need for reform in American higher education are examined as opportunities, particularly for faculty, to renew their commitment to excellence in their profession. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Faculty, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Harvey, William B. – Thought and Action, 1991
In a discussion of the limitations on African-American participation in higher education, it is concluded that, because college faculty are at the heart of the academic experience, their failure to deplore or even acknowledge racist or discriminatory behavior in society amounts to implicit endorsement of bias. (MSE)
Descriptors: Black Students, College Faculty, Higher Education, Racial Bias