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Cordie, Leslie; Sailors, Jamie; Barlow, Becky; Kush, John S. – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2019
In this paper, we describe the use of ePortfolios at a public, land-grant university and document how the ePortfolio has been used to develop more authentic learning experiences. We discuss the best practices for ePortfolios and its varied use as a teaching and learning tool. In addition, we discuss the challenges of implementing ePortfolios. For…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Career Choice, Portfolios (Background Materials), Authentic Learning
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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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Whalen, D. Joel – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
This article offers readers 13 teaching innovations debuted at the 2018 Association for Business Communication's annual conference in Miami, Florida. The ideas include communication analysis, client assessment and reporting, and oral presentations--all designed to enhance students' communication skill building. Additional assignment support…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Conferences (Gatherings), Business Communication, Teaching Methods
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Baik, Chi; Larcombe, Wendy; Brooker, Abi – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
The growing prevalence and severity of mental health difficulties across university student populations is a critical issue for universities and their wider communities. Yet little is known about student perspectives on the stressors in university environments and the steps that universities could take to better support student mental wellbeing.…
Descriptors: Well Being, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
Bui, Hong T. M., Ed.; Nguyen, Hoa T. M., Ed.; Cole, Doug, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
The worldwide marketization of higher education has resulted in a growing pressure on universities' accountability, particularly in terms of more tangible learning outcomes directly related to paying higher tuition fees. Covering globally diverse perspectives, "Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability" uses a range of…
Descriptors: Marketing, Higher Education, Accountability, Universities
Holm, Jennifer, Ed.; Mathieu-Soucy, Sarah, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2019
In June 2018 the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group/Groupe Canadien d'étude en didactique des mathématiques (CMESG/GCEDM) held its 42nd meeting in the idyllic setting of Squamish, British Columbia. This meeting marked the first time CMESG/GCEDM had been in British Columbia since 2010 and the first time it had been held at Quest University.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Goria, Cecilia, Ed.; Guetta, Lea, Ed.; Hughes, Neil, Ed.; Reisenleutner, Sandra, Ed.; Speicher, Oranna, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This volume examines many of the complex issues regarding the language skills and professional competencies acquired by students studying Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at universities in the United Kingdom and across Europe. It also outlines the innovative pedagogical strategies, methods, and resources employed by language academics to help…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Language Teachers
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Jordano de la Torre, María – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The last five years have been witnessing the publication of two crucial documents in the field of language teaching and technology: 'CEFR: Companion Volume with New Descriptors' (Council of Europe, 2018) and 'DigCompEdu' (Punie & Redecker, 2017). These publications will be decisive for the design of new study plans aimed at the training of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Language Teachers, Information Technology
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Zareva, Alla – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This chapter offers a description of a methodology for providing training to pre-service English for Academic and Specific Purposes (EAP/ESP) teacher trainees in giving evidence-based feedback on the lexical composition of ESP students' academic presentations. It also discusses a study based on the analysis of the mock feedback provided by the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Adkins, Joni K.; Tu, Cindy – Information Systems Education Journal, 2019
This paper outlines the content of a Master of Science in Information System degree and the development and deployment of the first two iterations of the capstone course. Research shows that a capstone course can be valuable for both students and future employers. The steps taken to prepare for the course and set up the capstone course are…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Information Science Education, Capstone Experiences
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Henriksen, Danah; Mehta, Rohit; Rosenberg, Joshua M. – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2019
Teacher confidence with technology is essential during times of rapid changes in digital technologies. In this study, we draw on theoretical accounts from creativity research and the educational technology literature to characterize an approach to teaching--a creatively focused technology fluent (CFTF) mindset. Following our work with five cohorts…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Self Efficacy, Creative Teaching, Educational Technology
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Pedro, Ana; Piedade, João; Matos, João Filipe; Pedro, Neuza – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2019
Purpose: The construction of learning scenarios is a way to plan for teaching activities, promoting the development of skills related to problem solving, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. Using learning scenarios as a lesson planning strategy becomes a powerful tool in initial teacher education. On the one hand, it mobilizes…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Teaching Methods, Skill Development, Problem Solving
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Preece, Siân – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
As universities in the Anglophone world attend to operating on a global stage, linguistic diversity in the sector has intensified. Historically, higher education has adopted language-as-problem orientations to managing linguistic diversity, viewing multilingual repertoires largely as an obstacle. An emerging body of work informed by…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Self Concept, Higher Education, Multilingualism
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Payan-Carreira, Rita; Cruz, Gonçalo; Papathanasiou, Ioanna V.; Fradelos, Evangelos; Jiang, Lai – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This review intends to reveal the current status of the instructional practices used to enhance Critical Thinking (CrT), Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Judgement (CJ) skills and dispositions in Health Sciences Higher Education programmes. After a three-step filtering process, 28 empirical studies on the effectiveness of the instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Critical Thinking, Educational Strategies, Medical Evaluation
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Stillman, Jamy; Ahmed, Kathryn Struthers; Beltramo, John Luciano; Catañeda-Flores, Erika; Garza, Veronica G.; Pyo, Michelle – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This article offers findings from a qualitative study of the development of novice, asset-oriented teacher educators in the U.S. who, over three years, engaged monthly in an informal learning space inspired by Freirean Culture Circles and Boalian Theatre of the Oppressed. The article outlines the dynamic knowledges, perspectives, and tools that…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Theater Arts, Disadvantaged, Power Structure
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