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Raji, Brinitha – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Due to the ever increasing demands for highly skilled workforce in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government has focused on promoting vocational education for inculcating technical and professional skills in the young Emiratis. Currently, the UAE provides a lot of educational services to its young citizens from kindergarten to higher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Quality, Vocational Education
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Jarvis, Christine – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper considers the benefits of framing the education of Higher Education teachers as an art, and of facilitating a creative and artistic approach to teaching in Higher Education. It recognises the difficulties this poses in an international context in which Higher Education is increasingly presented as a commodity which must be standardised…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Creative Teaching, Higher Education, Art
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Larrondo, Ainara; Rivero, Diana – Gender and Education, 2019
As in other disciplines, 'gender mainstreaming' is becoming an increasingly important principle in Journalism. This implies bringing gender equality into the mainstream of the media industry, by means of an adjustment of the educational issues and the practice related to this profession, which is influential in society. In light of the gap…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Gender Differences, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Sayani, Hameedah; Shoaib, Muneeza; Mashood, Neelofer; Kumar, Vijaya – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
Higher education institutions are increasingly employing competitive formats such as case study competitions in business education to enhance students' learning experience. The authors explore students' perceptions and experiences regarding affective, cognitive, and skills development factors and whether these perceptions and experiences determine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Affective Behavior
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Bhatt, Ibrar; MacKenzie, Alison – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
In this paper we examine digital literacy and explicate how it relates to the philosophical study of ignorance. Using data from a study which explores the knowledge producing work of undergraduate students as they wrote course assignments, we argue that a social practice approach to digital literacy can help explain how epistemologies of ignorance…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Undergraduate Students, Epistemology, Knowledge Level
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Bajada, Christopher; Kandlbinder, Peter; Trayler, Rowan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Systematic changes to higher education curriculum typically occur within the extended timeframes of formal curriculum review processes. Programmes need to be reviewed periodically for internal and external accountability or to determine whether the curriculum has lost its coherence due to the accumulative effect of continual small-scale changes.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accountability, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods
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Raaheim, Arild; Mathiassen, Ketil; Moen, Vegard; Lona, Irene; Gynnild, Vidar; Bunaes, Bente Ringlund; Hasle, Emil Trygve – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The traditional exam has a strong holding within Norwegian higher education and is very often the preferred way of assessing students. Digital technology opens up for alternatives to the traditional exam, but so far focus has predominantly been on exchanging pen and paper with personal computers within the traditional framework. Digital…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Information Technology, Achievement Tests
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Dinmore, Stuart – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
Use of multimedia for teaching and learning, particularly digital video, has become ubiquitous in higher education. This is driven in part by the growth in blended pedagogies and an increase in students learning solely or partly online. It is also influenced by relatively inexpensive media production equipment, faster internet speeds, student…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Video Technology, Online Courses, Multimedia Instruction
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Attas, Robin – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Canadian institutions of higher education are grappling with decolonization, particularly with how to move beyond decolonial and settler colonial theory and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action to practical and specific strategies for meaningful change in the classroom. To that end, this paper offers a case study of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Music Education, Music, Postcolonialism
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Joffe, Avril – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2019
This paper discusses the pedagogical responses of the Wits University Cultural Policy and Management Department to the needs of our students in the postcolonial context of South Africa. It reviews the challenges experienced by our postgraduate students and the resultant innovations in both curriculum design and learning and teaching practice.…
Descriptors: Management Development, Activism, Public Policy, Strategic Planning
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Al-Azawei, Ahmed – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2019
Aim/Purpose: This research investigates the success variables affecting the adoption of social networking sites (SNS), namely Facebook, and learning management systems (LMS), specifically Moodle, in developing countries. Background: In contemporary education, universities invest heavily in the integration of LMS with traditional classrooms.…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Management Systems, Undergraduate Students
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Porto, Melina; Yulita, Leticia – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
This article describes an online project in the foreign-language classroom in which Argentinian and British university students communicated across the globe to address a topic of human rights violations. The aim of the article is to answer the question of whether there is a place in language education for forgiveness and discomforting pedagogies.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Higher Education, Civil Rights
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Adams, Cindy L.; Brinthaupt, Thomas M. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2019
Because funding for many higher education institutions is based on student persistence and graduation rates, and because competition for online student enrollments is fierce among public and private institutions, quality and competitiveness in online course development, instruction, and administration is imperative. Additionally, because distance…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Consortia
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Beck, Joshua J.; Garris, Richard O. – Education Sciences, 2019
This study investigates the perspectives and impact that personal finance education had on participants in Western Pennsylvania. The researchers begin with a literature review of personal finance courses in the United States (U.S.). The U.S. housing market collapse is also discussed as a key component of the financial crisis that is often…
Descriptors: Money Management, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education
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Hamzeh, Wael; Mershad, Khaleel; Vetohin, Sergey – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2019
The higher education sector in Lebanon has undergone significant changes in the past twenty years, with a rapid increase in the number of higher education institutions that differ greatly in their missions, methodologies, and regulations. One of the remarkable differences between higher education institutions (HEI) in Lebanon is their vision and…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Case Studies
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