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Lindvig, Katrine; Lyall, Catherine; Meagher, Laura R. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The literature on interdisciplinary higher education is influenced by two overall trends: one looks at the institutional level of specially designed interdisciplinary institutions, while the other assesses individual interdisciplinary educational activities. Much less attention is given to the processes of creating interdisciplinary education…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Dismore, Harriet; Turner, Rebecca; Huang, Rong – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Over the last few years, student engagement has become a commonly used term in Higher Education across the United Kingdom, American and Australasian higher education systems. This article presents research on an area of student engagement absent from the literature, that of new lecturers' practices. Following detailed analyses of interview data…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learner Engagement, Beginning Teachers, College Faculty
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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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Bage, Grant – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
This article explores a universal issue in higher education: how in practice can we secure the most productive relationships between the research universities pursue and the education they provide? It opens by drawing from three recent international literature reviews summarising research on research-teaching links, sometimes termed a 'nexus'. It…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Holland, E. Penelope – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Quantitative student evaluations of teaching (SET) and assessments are widely used in higher education as a proxy for teaching quality. However, SET are a function of individual rating behaviours resulting from student background, knowledge and personalities, as well as the learning experience being rated. SET from three years of data from a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Behavior, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Foreign Countries
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Petsilas, Phaedra; Leigh, Jennifer; Brown, Nicole; Blackburn, Catriona – Research in Dance Education, 2019
Dance education in the twenty-first century has started to shift with the evolution of contemporary dance techniques and the introduction of more holistic somatic practices into dance training. Nowadays, the idea of developing 'professional self-sufficiency' is at the heart of the learning experience for young dancers. We believe that in response…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Teaching Methods, Creative Teaching, Holistic Approach
Montgomery, Catherine, Ed.; Fernández-Cárdenas, Juan Manuel, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
This book focuses on reconceptualising the teaching of STEM education through dialogue and transformative learning, presenting examples of research from Mexico and the UK. It centres on research which introduces critical pedagogies in the teaching of STEM, where in the past there has been an over-emphasis on content and a technicist perspective on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, STEM Education, Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries
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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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Lomer, Sylvie; Anthony-Okeke, Loretta – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
In the context of increasing international mobility in higher education, educators experience multiple challenges in the classroom. In the UK, policy discourses often frame international students as desirable resources. However, international students are frequently problematised as in academic deficit. Cultural reasons are posited for different…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Blended Learning, Student Mobility, Barriers
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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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Wood, Philip – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
In an educational environment where interest in Arabic and Islam is growing, I ask the place of revisionist/critical approaches to early Islam in Higher Education. This paper uses 15 semi-structured interviews with Lecturers in early Islam to investigate how they treat controversial subject matter in the classroom. The paper examines how the…
Descriptors: Islam, Educational Environment, Religious Education, College Faculty