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Deale, Cynthia S. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
This study focused on understanding more about how hospitality and tourism students prefer to learn and considers the implications that these preferences have for teaching methods. The case is made that learning preferences matter even though critics indicate that there is no evidence for the use of learning styles. Perceptions of students'…
Descriptors: Preferences, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Hospitality Occupations
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Makina, Blandina – Africa Education Review, 2019
This article explores the findings of a qualitative case study of journal entries by 10 final-year English pre-service teachers during their five-week practicum in disadvantaged schools in South Africa's Gauteng province. The study sought to investigate the nature and depth of reflection as well as student teachers' perceptions regarding the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Journal Writing, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Weuffen, Sara; Cahir, Fred; Barnes, Alice; Powell, Bryon – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
Non-Indigenous-led organizations and education programs have long been criticized for sanitized teachings of Aboriginal perspectives in history, while scholarship touts the transformative benefits offered up via decolonial and immersive pedagogical approaches. In this case study, we explore the impact of a cross-cultural venture, titled…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Epistemology, History Instruction, Foreign Countries
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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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Lewis, Jennifer; Potts, Phoebe – Journal of Jewish Education, 2019
Lesson study is a form of professional development where a group of teachers identifies a problem of practice on which they would like to make progress in their teaching. Over an extended period of time, the teachers study the topic and plan a lesson together. One member then teaches the lesson while the others observe; the group reflects…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Lesson Plans, Judaism, Religious Education
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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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Abdel-Malek, Myriam – Foreign Language Annals, 2019
This multiple case study investigated the application of the genre-based approach (GBA) in a second-semester university-level Arabic class. This article depicts the linguistic features that make possible the recounting of habitual events (recount) in Arabic and outlines how during the GBA, both (1) the notion of purpose for writing and (2) the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Semitic Languages, College Students, Second Language Learning
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Mystakidis, Stylianos; Berki, Eleni; Valtanen, Juri – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2019
Life-long learning is currently being embraced as a central process that could disrupt traditional educational paths. Apparently, the (ideal) type of learning often promoted is deep and meaningful learning, though it is not always required to be so. Deep learning goes beyond superficial knowledge assimilation of unlinked facts; it aims at…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Distance Education, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality
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McCarthy-Brown, Nyama; Carter, Selene – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2019
Racism is a social construct that is inscribed on the body. In this study, two dance educators working in the U.S. engage the body in the dismantling of racism. This case study is presented on teaching anti-racism in dance education, through embodied dance making processes. For this study, over sixty undergraduate students participated in…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Dance Education, Case Studies, Teaching Methods
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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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Adomßent, Maik; Grahl, Anselm; Spira, Felix – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The lack of change structures can be seen as an important reason why sustainability continues to suffer a niche existence in most higher education organisations. This is a problem because universities can leverage their teaching, research and operations to advance solutions to climate change, hunger and other Sustainable Development…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Sustainability, Campuses, Climate
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Stowe, Ryan L.; Herrington, Deborah G.; McKay, Robert L.; Cooper, Melanie M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Widespread adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) has created a need to carefully consider how chemistry curricula should support students in understanding the world in terms of atomic/molecular behavior. We argue that Standards-aligned coursework should be "core-ideas centered" due to evidence that curricula embedded…
Descriptors: High School Students, Science Instruction, Chemistry, Standards
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Wijaya Mulya, Teguh; Aditomo, Anindito – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
Complementing existing studies on religious tolerance education which have mainly evaluated interventions using pre-post designs, this article argues that discourse analysis can be a viable alternative methodology for generating new knowledge in this field. To illuminate the potentials of discourse analysis, the article also presents a case study…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Prosocial Behavior, Intervention, Pretests Posttests
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