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Sweetman, Rachel – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Proliferating claims have been made for Learning Outcomes (LOs) potential to re-shape higher education: as forces for transparency and harmonisation, new forms for measurement or a format that fundamentally challenges traditional teaching and learning. Evidence of their actual influence remains sparse, however. This analysis of 45 interviews with…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Teaching Experience, Student Experience, Educational Policy
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Sui, Gang – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
The artistic practices of ekphrasis and reverse ekphrasis -- integrating poetry and painting in their unique forms -- have been long-standing conventions both in the East and in the West. This article attempts to rationalise the new functions of the age-old concept of reverse ekphrasis (i.e. graphic representation of verbal representation) as…
Descriptors: Painting (Visual Arts), Poetry, Art Education, Workshops
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Anderson, Marlow; Hollings, Christopher; Wilson, Robin – PRIMUS, 2019
History of mathematics courses based on original source materials are becoming increasingly common. However, are they more suitable for particular types of students? Here we compare two such upper-level courses, with a similar structure and using the same textbook, taken by liberal arts students at Colorado College and mathematics specialists at…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, History, Foreign Countries
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Jabbar, Abdul; Mirza, Mohammed – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
As UK Higher Education institutions continue to accept students from ethnically diverse backgrounds, there is now an onus and an expectation for academics to provide learning environments and experiences that are inclusive, validating and affirming. The aim of this paper is to explore, through the lens of the academic tutor, the pedagogical…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Higher Education, Student Diversity
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Watson, Lucy –, 2019
The 'Global Student Collective' is a telecollaboration project on the International Foundation Year (IFY) programme at the University of Southampton. IFY students were connected with volunteers in Brazil, India, Hungary, and Italy online in order to find out more about their countries. The project required the students to exercise multiple…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning