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Lima, Marcos – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2021
This book is a compilation of tools, techniques and frameworks for use in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation (E&I) education. Developed and honed over the past two decades, these teaching approaches are combined with well-versed practical insight. As professors know all too well, the human brain cannot articulate more than three or…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Structures
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Duarte, Sergio; Lima, Nathan – Physics Education, 2021
Einstein's relation between mass and energy is perhaps the most famous equation of Physics. Despite its simplicity, the meaning of E[subscript 0] = mc[superscript 2] is not easy to grasp. Furthermore, its traditional derivations rely either on the integral of "momentum," on properties of electromagnetic radiation, or even on the…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Physics, Scientific Concepts
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Guimarães, Leovani; Lima, Renato – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2021
This research paper presents the outcomes of a change in the teaching and learning practices from a traditional lecture-based method to a Problem Based Learning (PBL) curriculum in the undergraduate Logistics & Transportation (L&T) course at the Federal University of Itajubá (UNIFEI), Brazil. Detailed PBL practices adoption and the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Transportation
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de Lima, Vinicius Mascherini – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2021
In the last decade the number of new higher education enrollments per year faced a 66% increase, from 2.2 million enrollments in 2010 compared to 3.6 million enrollments in 2019. This growth is concentrated in the distance learning courses, which boomed 379% in the period and is expected to maintain this trend until become the main higher…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Distance Education, Higher Education, College Students
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Gallardo-Lolandes, Yanina; Alcas-Zapata, Noel; Flores, Jessica Elizabeth Acevedo; Ocaña-Fernández, Yolvi – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
In recent decades, the increase in stress levels of university students has been seen as a serious threat. Due to this problem, the present investigation has been focused on studying how time management is linked to academic stress in university students. This research study of a basic/substantive non-experimental type and correlational level has…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Correlation, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Foreign Countries
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Clark, Brenda – Sign Language Studies, 2017
This article examines the diversity of sign language varieties used in Lima, Peru. The majority of the analysis is based on lexicostatistics, using data collected in 2014 to compare nine signers and to determine foreign influences. This technique is used to better understand the linguistic situation without the need for a large corpus of data. Two…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Language Variation, Comparative Analysis, Deafness
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Sola Chagas Lima, Eduardo – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2020
This essay contemplates the role of "music as education" (as opposed to "music education") in the Western World since Ancient Greek philosophical inquiry and throughout early Christianity, the Middle Ages, and Modernism. It regards music as a potential tool for instruction and knowledge exchange. In particular, this essay…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Music Education, Christianity, Educational Philosophy
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Lima, F. M. S. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2020
In this note, I present an 'easy-to-be-remembered' shortcut for promptly solving the ubiquitous integral [line integral] x[superscript n] e[superscript alpha x] dx for any integer n>0 using only the successive derivatives of x[superscript n]. Some interesting applications are indicated. The shortcut is so simple that it could well be included…
Descriptors: Calculus, Number Concepts, Problem Solving, Mathematical Applications
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Mascherini de Lima, Vinicius – Distance Learning, 2020
Projections show that in the next 5 years, Brazil will have 9 million students in higher education courses (a 50% increase in the period). This growth is concentrated in the distance learning modality, which is expected to triple until it reaches 4.5 million students. This phenomenon may be explained by the development of technological tools, the…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Lima, Marybeth – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2017
The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research proposals on the basis of two review criteria: intellectual merit (IM) and broader impacts (BI). The intellectual merit criterion is well-established and understood, but the broader impacts criterion, which is focused on the ways in which research can benefit society and/or meet NSF-identified…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Graduate Students, Community Involvement, Workshops
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de Lima Guedes, Karla K. – Research-publishing.net, 2020
Tertiary teaching is going through transformations as a result of web affordances, open access, and online learning platforms, such as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Some academics are taking advantage of MOOCs by integrating them into their teaching practice. This study investigates why some UK lecturers are blending MOOCs into their…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Open Education, Technology Integration, Higher Education
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Valentim, Igor Vinicius Lima – Journal of Academic Ethics, 2018
It is shocking to notice that universities still research few of what daily happens inside their walls. Even though knowledge amount to just a small part of the numerous things that are produced in/between academic relations, it is rare to find investigations in which academic modus operandi is the research focus. The text relies on references…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Institutional Research, Self Evaluation (Groups)
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Lima, Licínio C. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2018
Besides other theoretical perspectives, the understanding of present adult education and learning policy discourse also demands contributions from social enquiry originated in the broader field of permanent education. The works of Paulo Freire and Ettore Gelpi, two of the most important authors who developed a critical perspective of permanent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Adult Learning, Educational Theories
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Orozco-Vargas, Paola Gissella; Diaz, Carlos Mario Fernandez; Arenas, Raul Delgado; Perez, Miguel Angel Perez; Chota, Robert Manguinuri; Ramirez-Villacorta, Yolanda – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Over the years, the importance of good relationships to carry out healthy teamwork in our diverse land has become evident in the world. Putting on the table the importance of having suitable intercultural skills for the realization of these. In this framework, the purpose of the study was to know the level of intercultural competences of graduate…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Cultural Awareness, Private Colleges, Masters Programs
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Cano-Correa, Ana-María; Quiroz-Velasco, María-Teresa; Nájar-Ortega, Rosario – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
In Peru, young college students have leading roles in social protest mobilizations even when they seldom belong to political organizations. This study aims to analyze the perception of current politics and its institutions among young college students, and to inquire into their interest on relevant events at their surroundings and into the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Participation, Political Issues
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