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Agarwal, Pooja K. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
The development of students' higher order learning is a critical component of education. For decades, educators and scientists have engaged in an ongoing debate about whether higher order learning can only be enhanced by building a base of factual knowledge (analogous to Bloom's taxonomy) or whether higher order learning can be enhanced directly…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Taxonomy, Middle School Students, College Students
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Wishkoski, Rachel; Lundstrom, Kacy; Davis, Erin – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
This qualitative study explores the impact of a workshop on collaborative research assignment design that brought together an interdisciplinary group of faculty in a librarian-facilitated community of practice. Faculty participants attended the workshop, revised and implemented their assignments, and completed a follow-up interview. Themes that…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Cooperative Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Librarian Teacher Cooperation
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Mills, Jenny; Wiley, Claire; Williams, Judy – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
The Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education calls on librarians to teach complex concepts rather than discrete skills, but many librarians have struggled with implementing such teaching. This article reports on a revised lesson for information literacy instruction in First Year Writing classes, created using Grant Wiggins and Jay…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Writing Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship, College Faculty
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Szatkowski, Hannah D.; Brannan, Lauren R. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
This research describes a new method of peer evaluation for faculty who implement team learning in their course. It explored whether students preferred this method to other methods created by the course instructor. After creating a peer evaluation instrument using the Student-Driven Peer Evaluation Method in a team-based learning course and…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Teamwork, Cooperative Learning, Preservice Teachers
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Petitt, Destini N.; Forbes, Cory T. – Natural Sciences Education, 2019
Growing human populations place increasing demands on our planet, resulting in an array of challenges with both scientific and non-scientific dimensions. These challenges are collectively known as socio-scientific issues (SSIs). It is essential to understand how students learn to use values to reason about SSIs, particularly when dealing with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Science and Society, Science Process Skills, Earth Science
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Linden, Ane Isabel; Bitencourt, Claudia; Muller Neto, Hugo Fridolino – Learning Organization, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss the contribution of knowing in practice (KP) to the development of dynamic capabilities (DC) in the context of health-care organizations. Design/methodology/approach: The authors develop a case study in a Brazilian hospital in three stages using the data collection techniques of interviews, focus groups,…
Descriptors: Health Services, Case Studies, Hospitals, Employee Attitudes
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Murphy, Michael P. A.; Rose, Daniel – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
The "Curator's Curiosities" program was launched at Fort Henry National Historic Site in the summer of 2017 as an object-based interpretive program. In addition to learning the history of an artifact from the collection, participants were taught how to properly handle and catalogue the artifact, under the supervision of trained museum…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Descriptions, Historic Sites, Museums
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Trenholm, S.; Hajek, B.; Robinson, C. L.; Chinnappan, M.; Albrecht, A.; Ashman, H. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
The use of recorded lecture videos (RLVs) in mathematics instruction continues to advance. Prior research at the post-secondary level has indicated a tendency for RLV use in mathematics to be negatively correlated with academic performance, although it is unclear whether this is because regular users are generally weaker mathematics students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Learner Engagement
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Güler, Mustafa; Çelik, Derya – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
There is a growing emphasis in the teaching profession on pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) as an important knowledge component. The study reported in this article investigates Turkish prospective mathematics teachers' mathematics teaching knowledge in the numbers content domain. A series of 10 open-ended scenario-type questions were adopted to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teacher Education
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Patkin, Dorit; Plaksin, Olga – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
In this study, we aim to explore the extent of mathematics pre-service teachers' ability to apply their procedural understanding combined with spatial perception for drawing conceptual conclusions related to angles in a pyramid. The participants are 16 pre-service high school mathematics teachers. They have studied solid geometry during one…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Spatial Ability
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Robinson, Mitchell – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
Recent corporate education reform policies have replaced relatively informal systems of principal observations that had been familiar to many teachers for much of their professional careers with high-stakes teacher evaluation (HSTE) systems that now determine who is allowed to remain in the profession and who gets terminated. Many education…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Romani-Dias, Marcello; Carneiro, Jorge; Barbosa, Aline dos Santos – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to deal with the topic internationalization of higher education institutions (IHEI), in terms of the research they engage in. The main motivation for the study is to understand the role of researchers in the internationalization of the institutions in which they work through the academic activities they…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, College Faculty, Role
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Nik Ahmad, Nik Nazli; Ismail, Suhaiza; Siraj, Siti Alawiah – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to elicit perceptions of senior officers on the overall financial sustainability of their institutions; and, second, to examine senior officers' perceptions on important revenue diversification and cost management practices. Design/methodology/approach: The study employed a questionnaire survey…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Costs, Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes
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Hoyne, Nicola; Cunningham, Yvonne – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Recent years have seen a revived interest in therapeutic educational psychology practice. The aim of this research is to identify the range of therapeutic approaches being delivered by Educational Psychologists (EPs) in an Irish context and to elicit the views of practitioners on the facilitators and barriers to therapeutic provision. Twelve…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Intervention, Therapy
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Taylor, Maurice C.; Atas, Sait; Ghani, Shehzad – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
This exploratory study sought to understand the meaning of cognitive presence for graduate students in a blended learning course. Four research questions guided the investigation, which employed a qualitative instrumental case study approach as the research design. Several data sources were used including: semi structured interviews with graduate…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Blended Learning, Graduate Students, Case Studies
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