TABLE OF CONTENTS


GREETINGS FROM THE EDITOR
by Bob Goldberg, Editor

ENGAGING STUDENT LEARNING
by Ronald Williams, President

CENTERING STUDENT LEARNING
by Vera Zdravkovich, Vice President for Instruction

NEWS FROM YOUR FACULTY ORGANIZATION
by Eldon Baldwin, President, and John Bartles, Vice President

REASONING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
by Bill Peirce, Coordinator, Reasoning Across the Curriculum

CRITICAL THINKING: WHERE'S THE ANSWER KEY?
by Angela Rabatin, Associate Professor, Business Management

TESTING THE COOPERATIVE LEARNING MODEL
by Marcia Pearl, Associate Professor, Art & Music Dept/VisComm

THE FLEXIBILITY OF CRITICAL RIGOR
by Nicholas Plants, Associate Professor, Philosophy

DEDUCTIVE REASONING IN ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
by Ray Gross, Associate Professor, Physical Sciences

xBox magic: making learning fun
by Faith Breen, Professor, Business Management

GETTING STUDENTS TO THINK CRITICALLY INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM...ABOUT STRESS AND SLEEP DEPRIVATION
by Auset-Janet Barber, Psycology and Sociology

REVIEW OF LEARNING TO THINK: DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES BY JANET DONALD. JOSSEY-BASS, 2002
by Bill Peirce, Professor, English

MARYLAND ASKUSNOW! LIBRARY REFERENCE SERVICE
by Norma Schmidt, Reference Librarian

PHI THETA KAPPA RECOGNIZES STUDENT SUCCESS
by Natalie Webb, Assistant Honors Coordinator for Marketing and Recruitment

"WHAT IF THE INTERNET COULD HELP SUTDENTS TAKE MORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR LEARNING AND LET TEACHERS FOCUS ON TEACHING?"
by Alan Mickelson, Director, Center for Faculty Professional Development, and Anne King, Professor, English

THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER-ACADEMIC SUPPORT OPENS AT PGCC
by Marlene Cohen, Coordinator, International Center-Academic Support

A REFLECTION ON THE LIFE OF A MEMBER OF PRINCE GEORGE'S COMMUNITY COLLEGE'S FAMILY: MARGARET TIERNEY
by Barbara Gage, Professor, Physical Sciences
 

 

The Instructional Area Newsletter, Volume 20, No. 2 

Spring 2005