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Swan, Amy K.; Sleeter, Nathan M.; Schrum, Kelly – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Using an expanded version of Alexander's (2008) theory of dialogic teaching developed by RojasDrummond, Torreblanca, Pedraza, Vélez, and Guzmán (2013), this case study explored how instructors and students in a hybrid graduate course engaged in the process of dialogic teaching and learning (DTL). In particular, we examined the ways in which…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Graduate Students, Inquiry
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Tange, Hanne – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2019
The article builds on an empirical study of knowledge practices in international, interdisciplinary MA education, foregrounding the role of academic staff in identifying and explicating academic norms to students recruited from different subject areas and institutions. A central theme is transition, which refers to the state of liminality that…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Socialization, College Faculty
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Pacheco, Lluís; Ningsu, Luo; Pujol, Toni; Gonzalez, Jose Ramon; Ferrer, Inès – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to report on a case study concerning the development of sustainable energy partnerships involving engineering faculty and undergraduate students at the University of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Design/methodology/approach: Faculty were motivated to seek partnerships with public and private entities in the local area for the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Case Studies, Active Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Keinänen, Meiju Marika; Kairisto-Mertanen, Liisa – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an example of pedagogical strategy, called innovation pedagogy, and study whether its learning environments (activating teaching and learning methods, working life orientation and research, development and innovation (RDI) integration, multidisciplinary learning environments, flexible curricula,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach, Entrepreneurship, Undergraduate Students
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Jia, Qian; Wang, Ying; Fengting, Li – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a case study of the establishment and development of a minor program in Sustainable Development in Tongji University, China, and how it contributes to embedding sustainable development into higher education system as an alternative platform for researchers and students to involve in a…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Raath, Schalk; Hay, Anette – Journal of Geography, 2019
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is a cross-curricular approach that needs to be accommodated in all subjects in the training of students as recommended by UNESCO. This South African case study of preservice geography students is presented for the purpose of understanding how they experienced systems thinking and a cooperative teaching…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development
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Mitchell, Allyson; Linn, Sarah; Yoshida, Hitomi – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
As younger generations become immersed in technology, museums and cultural institutions must create a familiar digital experience to cultivate connections with the 21st century visitor. Authors present an example of working with institutional content experts to create a digital outreach package that activates the museum's content to engage K-12…
Descriptors: Museums, Expertise, Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Silva, Arlindo; Leite, Marco; Vilas-Boas, João; Simões, Ricardo – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Product design and development (PDD) is a current topic of academic and industrial research. Emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as design thinking and creativity has been recently pulled together into the teaching and research on PDD. This paper looks into a multidisciplinary setting made up of three similar but independent PDD…
Descriptors: Design, Engineering Education, Entrepreneurship, Thinking Skills
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Walker, Erica B.; Boyer, D. Matthew; Benson, Lisa C. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019
Contribution: This paper furthers understanding of how to use studio culture to develop instruction that supports learners' epistemic development in the context of an engineering senior design course, with a focus on student development of epistemic frames. Background: Current capstone engineering design courses do not integrate the educational…
Descriptors: Design, Studio Art, Teaching Methods, Educational Change
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Muldrow, Lycurgus; Chambers, Brittany; Newell, Mi'Kayla; Salter, Amy – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
A critical challenge facing institutions of higher education is the integration of a sustainable energy curriculum into interdisciplinary education. This case study evaluates the campus-wide development and adoption of an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary sustainability education minor at a small, minority-serving institution. Forty faculty…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Liberal Arts, Case Studies, Institutional Characteristics