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McKinnon, Sabine; Hammond, Angela; Foster, Monika – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Increased interest in internationalisation of the curriculum (IoC) has led to the development of a range of resources designed to support staff in translating theory into practice. Studies on how such resources are actually used and impact on academic practice are scarce. This article aims to fill the gap by reporting on a cross-institutional…
Descriptors: International Education, Curriculum Development, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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Ribchester, Chris; Healey, Ruth L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Universities are paying increased attention to how they might support the ethical development of their students as one of a range of graduate attributes that will enable them to negotiate increasingly complex professional, civic and personal futures. Scenario-based learning is a long-standing strategy used in ethical teaching, and this paper…
Descriptors: Ethics, Thinking Skills, Vignettes, Teaching Methods
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Hayton, John William – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article delivers an evaluation of a pedagogical intervention implemented within a first-year undergraduate university module. The intervention, termed the student-led tutorial (SLT), is based on the concept of the tutorless tutorial and presents a platform for student learning which was designed to increase active learning prior to their…
Descriptors: Tutorial Programs, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, College Freshmen
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Hawe, E.; Lightfoot, U.; Dixon, H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
In this paper, we explore first-year undergraduate students' experiences and perceptions regarding the use of exemplars, with reference to the development of student self-regulation. The study was carried out at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand where the second author was a lecturer. This author used exemplars with two classes of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Metacognition
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Zdaniuk, Agnes; Gruman, Jamie A.; Cassidy, Scott A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Research on the pedagogical value of providing students with PowerPoint (PPT) slide handouts has produced mixed results. One reason for the inconsistent findings may be that most studies in this stream of research have neglected to examine individual differences. In the current study, we aimed to advance research on the pedagogical value of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Gender Differences, Computer Software, Individual Differences
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Ameyaw, Joana; Turnhout, Esther; Arts, Bas; Wals, Arjen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
A responsive curriculum addresses the changing needs of students, bridging the gap between universal knowledge and theories on one hand and contextual, continuously changing realities of everyday life and the world of work, on the other. Though several higher education institutions appreciate the value of making curriculum responsive, how to do…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Action Research, Participatory Research, Curriculum Development
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Bager-Elsborg, Anna – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
The relationship between academic disciplines and teaching has been thoroughly investigated. However, most studies define disciplines by their epistemological properties and thereby overlook contextual and local interpretations of disciplines. This case study, based on in-depth interviews with nine academic lawyers, examines the interrelatedness…
Descriptors: School Law, Intellectual Disciplines, Legal Education (Professions), Instruction
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Temple Clothier, Anne; Matheson, David – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Using an interpretive epistemology to explore the perceived benefits of using co-creation as a pedagogic tool with undergraduate students, this research focuses on a collaborative project between some first year undergraduate Education Studies students, a university Senior Lecturer and an Education Coordinator from a regional social enterprise…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Bachelors Degrees, Honors Curriculum, Education Majors
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Yao, Christina W.; Collins, Courtney – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Vietnam is emerging as an accelerated economic and political society with an increased global presence; thus, increased attention has been given to producing qualified college graduates who can contribute to the growing global economy. Yet challenges exist due to lack of educational infrastructure and ineffective teaching practices. As a result,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Instructional Effectiveness