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Aldridge, David – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This article explores the close association between higher education and reading. I draw on the resources of literary studies to illuminate the phenomenon of educational 'engagement'. I explore the accounts of reading offered in the phenomenological literary theory of Rita Felski and Marielle Macé and extend their 'stylistics of existence' into…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Writing (Composition), Correlation, Higher Education
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Gur, Miray; Sen, Ender – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The different aspects of architectural design and music that act in support of one another have governed the inspiration and utilization of music in design education. This paper describes a Basic Design Studio assignment that involves visualizing music by organizing linear and planar units using basic design principles, with the aim of…
Descriptors: Music, Architectural Education, Visualization, Teaching Methods
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Mareque, Mercedes; de Prada Creo, Elena; Gonzalez-Sanchez, Maria Beatriz – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to gain insight into the way leisure activities and soft skills relate to creativity in higher education. It determines which activities have a positive impact on the student body's overall education. Previous research evidences the relationship between specific leisure activities and creativity performance in…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Leisure Time, Correlation, Student Attitudes
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Behmer, Philomena M. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
This chapter describes a meditative embodied yoga approach to teaching and learning anatomy and physiology in both higher education and in yoga teacher training and how teaching in one setting has influenced teaching in the other.
Descriptors: Metacognition, Physical Activities, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Sagnak, Muhittin; Kazancoglu, Yigit; Aksoy, Murat – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
Due to the rapid changes in technology, there have been dramatic changes in manufacturing systems and techniques in almost all industries. In this sense, higher education institutions have become more important as they play a key role in ensuring the labor force in the industry. In the present study, the research streams for operations management…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Correlation, Organizational Effectiveness, Management Systems
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Cai, Jin; Yang, Harrison Hao; Gong, Di; MacLeod, Jason; Zhu, Sha – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2019
The flipped classroom has gained much attention for its pedagogical success in higher education. However, continued use of this technology-supported instructional approach has been problematic. To support the success and continuation of flipped classroom implementation, this study employs structural equation modeling techniques to examine the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Self Efficacy, Computer Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Douglass, Anne L. – SAGE Open, 2019
Professional standards increasingly call for early childhood educators to hold a bachelor's degree as one measure of educator quality. This has prompted many educators to return to college, creating both a need and an opportunity to better understand the factors that support educators to complete their degree and apply what they learn to their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Magnússon, Gunnlaugur; Rytzler, Johannes – European Journal of Higher Education, 2019
European higher education has been highly influenced by the Bologna-process, entailing coordination and standardisation from policy to teaching practices. This led to increased demands on university teachers. Courses in university pedagogy are required as part of competence development and have become decisive for employment. Constructive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Teacher Student Relationship
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Holzberg, Debra G.; Test, David W.; Rusher, Dana E. – Remedial and Special Education, 2019
For students with high-incidence disabilities, the transition from secondary to postsecondary educational settings poses the additional challenge of acquiring accommodations. Self-advocacy interventions have been identified as important skills for students with disabilities in accessing accommodations. The purpose of this study was to examine the…
Descriptors: Advocacy, High School Students, Mild Disabilities, Conflict Resolution
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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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Antink-Meyer, Allison; Brown, Ryan A. – Science & Education, 2019
The inclusion of engineering standards in US science education standards is potentially important because of how limited engineering education for K-12 learners is, despite the ubiquity of engineering in students' lives. However, the majority of learners experience science education throughout their compulsory schooling. If improved engineering…
Descriptors: Science Education, Scientific Literacy, Engineering Education, Elementary Secondary Education