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Pellegrino, Kristen; Beavers, Jennifer P.; Dill, Susan – Journal of Music Teacher Education, 2019
The purpose of this self-study of teacher education practices was to examine and improve improvisation and composition teaching practices for three university professors at the same institution. Primary data sets were individual researcher journals and transcripts of seven researcher meetings. Secondary data sets were music major surveys,…
Descriptors: College Students, Creative Activities, Independent Study, Music
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Coletta, Vincent P.; Bernardin, Josh; Pascoe, Daniel; Hoemke, Anatol – Physics Teacher, 2019
Physics instructors recognize the value of kinesthetic experience in learning fundamental physics concepts. We describe a kinesthetic experiment appropriate for both college and high school physics students. The experiment helps students achieve an intuitive understanding of Newton's second law in a way they find quite enjoyable. It was devised by…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Methods
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Gul, Yavuz Ercan – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
Higher education in Kyrgyzstan has undergone a great deal of change in terms of quantity and quality since Kyrgyzstan's independence. Today, while there are many higher education institutions in the country, there are discussions about the quality of these institutions. The main purpose of this research is to determine the role of Kyrgyz…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Futures (of Society), College Role
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Tian, Chunguang – Higher Education Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine Korean students' anxiety in classroom presentations in tertiary educational context through classroom observation, self-reported questionnaire and semi-structured interview. In the stage of classroom observation, the potential responsivities relating with anxiety were explored through the analysis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Anxiety, Speeches, Public Speaking
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Banks, Tachelle; Dohy, Jennifer – Higher Education Studies, 2019
This literature review highlights barriers to persistence, retention, and graduation for students of color at institutions of higher learning. Successful strategies, approaches, and initiatives are discussed with consideration to deficit and strengths-based approaches. It is also highlighted that universities may need to address programmatic…
Descriptors: Barriers, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Graduation Rate
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Malkoç, Asude; Gördesli, Meltem Aslan; Arslan, Reyhan; Çekici, Ferah; Sünbül, Zeynep Aydin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine the role of interpersonal emotion regulation on interpersonal competency when controlled for emotion dysregulation. The sample of the study consists of 342 (235 female; 107 male) undergraduate students attending to the various departments of a private university in Turkey. The average age of participants was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Correlation, Self Control
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Onoyase, Anna – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The study was set out to investigate prevalence of sexual harassment of female students of tertiary education in Taraba State North East, Nigeria. One research question and one hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. The researcher used "Sexual Harassment of Female Students of Tertiary Education Questionnaire" (SHOFSOTEQ) to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Harassment, Females, College Students
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Hirshfield, Laura J.; Chachra, Debbie – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
Project-based learning can be beneficial for engineering students, giving students the opportunity to complete mastery experiences that improve their engineering self-efficacy or academic self-confidence. However, despite the many potential benefits of projects, there can be issues with project-based learning: students may take on different tasks…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Engineering Education, Outcomes of Education
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Park, Mihwa – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
This study investigated how students used information provided in given energy questions while answering these questions. Participant students were taking at least one college-level introductory science course and were asked to respond to two-tiered format (multiple-choice question and short written response question) energy questions addressing…
Descriptors: Information Utilization, Energy, Multiple Choice Tests, College Students
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Rossetto, Celeste; Chapple, Sandra – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
University accounting education typically develops the technical skills that students require to enter into the world of commerce. However, in the context of the rapidly changing socioeconomic environment, and a proliferation of corporate and financial collapses, there have been calls for educators to provide a more contextual appreciation of…
Descriptors: College Students, Accounting, Creativity, Critical Thinking
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Hali, Servet; Ozyurt, Fatih – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
In Turkey, foreign students are studying in most of the universities. On July 15, 2016, these students faced a treacherous coup attempt against democracy and were able to witness the Turkish people's reaction to the coup attempt. The aim of this study is to examine the views of foreign students studying at Mustafa Kemal University on democracy. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes
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Levrai, Peter; Bolster, Averil – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
In English for academic purposes courses, group oral presentations are quite common but essay writing tends to be seen as an individual endeavour, albeit with scope for peer review. This article discusses action research reflecting on student perceptions of a framework to support students through a semester-long collaborative essay assignment in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Language of Instruction, Essays, Action Research
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Standish, Trey – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
A continuing decline in an institution's response rates for student evaluations of teaching (SET) raised faculty concerns about non-response bias in summary statistics. In response, this institution's SET stakeholders partnered with a Marketing Methods class section to create strategies for increasing response rates. The project was also an…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, College Students, Citizenship, Organizational Climate
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Trudeau, Skip; Hammond, Mike; Moser, Drew; Eversole, Danielle; Smith, Austin – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This article presents the preliminary findings of an ongoing Traditions Research Project (TRP) study on the impact of campus traditions on campus life within the context of Christian postsecondary institutions. In this initial phase, the researchers conducted 63 interviews with faculty, student development educators, and staff members, in addition…
Descriptors: Christianity, Churches, Campuses, Program Descriptions
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Özkan, Zekiye; Arslan, Ersin – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
Introduction: Hyperactivity and attention deficit are situations which have been seen in individuals recently and affect both academic and life quality of individual negatively. The aim of this study is to determine hyperactivity and attention deficit level of university student who sport regularly and do not sport. Method: Carried out with…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Reliability, Validity, College Students
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