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Kim, Alice M.; Speed, Caroline J.; Macaulay, Janet O. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
The traditional teaching style in higher education is didactic. However, the current literature states that student learning improves when they are active players in the process, triggering the move to implement active learning within the curriculum. In accordance, Monash University (an Australian research-intensive university) introduced the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Student Centered Learning, Biomedicine
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White, Lloyd J.; McGowan, Heath W.; McDonald, Aaron C. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2019
The development of new technologies and ensuing pedagogical research has led many tertiary institutions to integrate and adopt online learning strategies. The authors of this study have incorporated online learning strategies into existing educational practices of a second year anatomy course, resulting in half of the course content delivered via…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Smith, Emma; White, Patrick – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
Problems with the supply of highly skilled science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers have been reported by employers and governments for many decades, in the UK, the USA, and elsewhere. This paper presents some key findings from a project funded by the Nuffield Foundation that examined patterns of education and employment…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Higher Education, Labor Market, Foreign Countries
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Veiga, Amélia; Magalhães, António; Amaral, Alberto – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
This paper addresses convergence as a political issue stemming from the political coordination of the European Higher Education Area. From the perspective of cultural theory, this issue relies on the fact that the influence of ways of life are not evenly influential in the political coordination of the European Higher Education Area. Convening the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
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Rogers-Ard, Rachelle; Knaus, Christopher; Bianco, Margarita; Brandehoff, Robin; Gist, Conra D. – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2019
This article introduces a strategy to diversify the teaching workforce through de-centering teacher education as the primary stakeholder in the preparation of diverse teachers. The article expands the focus on teacher recruitment and retention by proposing a model that counters the educational context of White supremacy through Grow Your Own (GYO)…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Diversity (Faculty), Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence
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Sun, Xiaoran; McHale, Susan M.; Updegraff, Kimberly A. – Child Development, 2019
To illuminate how within-family differences in achievement may emerge, this study examined sibling experiences in middle childhood as predictors of sibling differences in college graduation. First- and second-borns from 152 families reported on their experiences with siblings and parents at ages 11.80 (SD = 0.56) and 9.22 (SD = 0.90),…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Educational Attainment
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Gronseth, Susie; Hebert, Waneta – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
In this study, the use of the mobile instant messaging (MIM) tool "GroupMe" was explored in the higher education context. The tool was used to facilitate online course discussions, small group work, and other course communications in face-to-face and online sections of two graduate educational technology courses. Over 900 postings were…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Higher Education, Educational Technology
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Montgomery, Catherine – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
This article explores how knowledge represented in doctoral theses exploring internationalization may be constructed as a source of "Southern" knowledge on international education. The article aims to surface some of the ways in which the knowledge generated by doctoral students could illustrate new perspectives on internationalization,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learner Engagement, Doctoral Dissertations, Regional Characteristics
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Hingle, Melanie; Patrick, Heather; Sacher, Paul M.; Sweet, Cynthia Castro – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
A decade after the first health app became available, the field of digital health has produced a range of health behavior insights and an expanding product portfolio. Despite sustained interest and growth fueled by academic and industry interests, the impact of digital health on health behavior change and related outcomes has been limited. This…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Industry, Behavioral Sciences, Information Technology
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Grigal, Meg; Papay, Clare; Smith, Frank; Hart, Debra; Verbeck, Rayna – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The Transition and Postsecondary Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) model demonstration program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education was implemented initially from 2010 to 2015. During this time, 27 institutions of higher education were awarded grants to develop programs for…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Higher Education, Access to Education
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Bumble, Jennifer L.; Carter, Erik W.; Bethune, Lauren K.; Day, Tammy; McMillan, Elise D. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Amid rapid growth in the higher education movement, access to inclusive higher education for students with intellectual disability (ID) remains limited. This study used "community conversations" to explore how stakeholders in three communities envisioned the inclusion of students with ID on their local college campus and the supports…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, Higher Education, Stakeholders
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Bañuelos, Nidia – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
In a 2017 speech at the Brookings Institute, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos drew a striking comparison between K-12 schools and ride share services. This idea--that education, like other consumer goods, improves through competition between providers--has been around a long time. Whenever existing schools fail to deliver what students, parents, or…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Higher Education, Educational Change, Comparative Analysis
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Cabero-Almenara, Julio; Arancibia, Maria Luisa; Del Prete, Annachiara – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2019
Higher education institutions at the international level have seen the need to adopt and integrate information and communication technologies to meet the opportunities and challenges of innovation in teaching and learning processes. This logic has led to the implementation of virtual learning environments called 'Learning Management Systems', the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Integrated Learning Systems
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Pasquerella, Lynn; McNair, Tia Brown; Saffold, Jacinta R. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
As institutions of higher education across the nation strive to prepare the next generation of student leaders, Dr. King's words echo in our ears: "We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there 'is' such a thing as being too…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Racial Attitudes, Racial Relations, Race
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Prescott, Brian T. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
This edition of "Playing the Numbers" reports on recent trends in a few key measures related to postsecondary education. Among the trends examined will be key issues of educational attainment, participation, and finance and affordability. Moreover, given the critical role of the states in the delivery of postsecondary education, it will…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Achievement Gap
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