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Hutcheon, Thomas G.; Lian, Aileen; Richard, Anna – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
To test the impact of the implementation of technology bans on students' experience within a course, we collected data from four sections of Introduction to Psychology at a small liberal arts college in the northeast. In two sections, students were banned from using personal technology devices during lecture. In the other two sections, students…
Descriptors: Psychology, Introductory Courses, Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices
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Suacamram, Mayuree – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study aimed to explore the operation of the program (the field trip and the selection process to select eligible program participants) and to compare the differences in terms of developing creativity and entrepreneurship between student groups. The key informants consisted of 4 groups comprising one teacher who supervised the trip, 12…
Descriptors: Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Undergraduate Students, Field Trips
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Barneva, Reneta P.; Brimkov, Valentin E.; Gelsomini, Federico; Kanev, Kamen; Walters, Lisa – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
Open educational resources (OER) are educational materials with an open license so that they can be freely copied, modified, and reused. While the rising cost of textbooks is a concern in higher education, over 50% of the surveyed educators stated that they are unaware of the OER and how they could replace the traditional textbooks. In addition,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Textbooks, Educational Resources
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Dahle, Reena; Hart, Sean; Hart, Kevin – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019
Contribution: A semester-long project, geared towards a multidisciplinary group of undergraduate engineering students, to design and simulate a large-scale microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) 2-D optical scanner is presented. Background: MEMS component design and fabrication typically requires a cleanroom and costly high-vacuum equipment; these…
Descriptors: Simulation, Electronics, Engineering, Undergraduate Students
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Vidal, Helena; Hockstein, Lisa; Ahern, Joy; Stein, Karen – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
Museum educators and instructors of English as a Second Language (ESOL) at a community college in New York reflect on their experiences facilitating a program designed to enrich the language, cultural, and visual literacy skills of adult immigrant students. The CALTA21 program brought together three stakeholders, immigrant ESOL students, language…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Communities of Practice, English (Second Language)
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Ashton, Jennifer Randhare; Arlington, Hannah – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2019
When integrated into pre-service education programs, service learning has the potential to influence teacher candidates' pedagogy, professional dispositions, commitment to teaching, and sensitivity to student differences. Teacher candidates may make biased assumptions about an individual with a particular disability label based upon what they…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Attitude Change
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Martínez León, Hilda Cecilia – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to gain a better understanding of the challenges academics face today in developing a knowledge-based economy. In response to these challenges, the authors developed a collaborative approach to enhancing the learning experience for engineering management (or industrial engineering) capstone design courses. The…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Problem Based Learning, Curriculum, School Business Relationship
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Oberhelman, Steven M.; Dunn, Christina A. – Athens Journal of Education, 2019
In 2017, the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University created an initiative modeled on the State University of New York's Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) program. COIL is an approach to fostering global competence through the development of a multicultural learning environment that links university classes in two…
Descriptors: Global Education, Study Abroad, Academic Achievement, College Students
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LePeau, Lucy A.; Hurtado, Sarah Socorro; Williams, Latosha – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2019
Researchers examined the potential of Presidents' Councils on Diversity (PCDs) to position advancing diversity and inclusion agendas at 11 higher education institutions. Researchers investigated strategies and the degree that PCDs set up agendas through the mobilization (i.e., creating vision and setting priorities), implementation (i.e., creating…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, College Governing Councils, College Presidents, Change Strategies
Ganga, Elizabeth; Mazzariello, Amy – Education Commission of the States, 2019
Community colleges and open-access, four-year colleges admit nearly everyone who applies and enroll students with a wide range of skills. Many of these colleges run developmental education programs for students who they determine are underprepared for college-level courses. More than two-thirds of community college students are assigned to…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Student Evaluation, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Jacobs, Ann; Weissman, Marsha – Prisoner Reentry Institute, 2019
New York State has long been a leader in education, both higher education and general education in prison, dating back to the 1800s. Following reforms implemented during the administration of Governor Franklin Roosevelt, New York State was later recognized as having the best prison education system in the country (Gehring 1997). At the heyday of…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Higher Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons
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Romano, Richard M.; Kirshstein, Rita J.; D'Amico, Mark; Hom, Willard; Van Noy, Michelle – Community College Review, 2019
Objective: In the first study of its kind, the impact of excluding noncredit enrollments in calculations of spending in community colleges is explored. Noncredit enrollments are not reported to Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), but expenditures for these efforts are. This study corrects for this omission and provides new…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Noncredit Courses, Enrollment, Computation
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Gadhoke, Preety; Sanchez, Pablo J.; Zajkowski, Morgan; Taylor, Kirin; Brenton, Barrett P. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: A case study of an undergraduate scholars program in New York and our long-term partnership with four Indigenous Shuar communities living in Morona-Santiago, Ecuador. Purpose: To introduce principled strategies for building an ethical experiential learning framework based on a decolonization process, Indigenous community work models…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Social Justice, Indigenous Populations
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Rawlings, Jared R. – Contributions to Music Education, 2019
Preparing to become a music teacher educator is a complex process and one component of this process should be learning to model, demonstrate, and teach assessment practices to preservice music educators. The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to discover how, and to what extent, music teacher educators (MTEs) are educated about…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Aaron, Lynn S.; Lipton, Talia – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
It is not uncommon to walk into a college classroom and find all heads bowed down to a flashing screen and the room . . . silent. While digital devices can certainly support learning, what about when they are a distraction? This study explored this 21st-century phenomenon from two perspectives: Does the use of a device for nonacademic purposes…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Barriers
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