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Anosike, Paschal – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
Previous research has focused on stable developed economies to predict that human capital and entrepreneurship education (EE) provision at the higher education (HE) level will positively affect entrepreneurial success. This article draws on the outcome of recent EE projects in two HE institutions in a conflict-torn northern Nigeria as a proxy to…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Teaching Methods, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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Micari, Marina; Pazos, Pilar – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This study examines academic outcomes for university students engaged in a supplemental peer learning program in a selective institution. Using a matched sample of 1266 students, half enrolled in the supplemental program and half not enrolled, we find that participating students on average earned higher grades in linked courses. Using a subsample…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Selective Admission, Grades (Scholastic), Chemistry
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Matruglio, Erika – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This paper explores the issue of metalanguage and writing instruction in the senior secondary curriculum. It reports on the use of a design based research collaboration between a very experienced teacher of Ancient History and a research team with the aim of improving literacy outcomes for a group of disadvantaged students. The case highlights…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Instructional Design, Teacher Collaboration, History Instruction
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Xu, Zhen; Ritzhaupt, Albert D.; Tian, Fengchun; Umapathy, Karthikeyan – Computer Science Education, 2019
Background and Context: The use of block-based programming environments is purported to be a good way to gently introduce novice computer programmers to computer programming. A small, but growing body of research examines the differences between block-based and text-based programming environments. Objective: Thus, the purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Novices, Computer Science Education, Programming