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Clark, Joe C.; Sauceda, Jonathan; Stormes, Sheridan – College & Research Libraries, 2019
Resources for teaching in higher education have undergone a tremendous evolution during the past several decades. The Internet and commercial services, such as YouTube and Google, have revolutionized the manner by which students and faculty access information to both conduct research and meet course requirements. This mixed methods study…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, College Faculty, Library Materials, Library Services
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Affouneh, Saida; Wimpenny, Katherine; Ghodieh, Ahmed Ra'fat; Alsaud, Loay Abu; Obaid, Arij Abu – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
This paper will share Discover Palestine, an interdisciplinary Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) and the first MOOC to be created in Palestine, by the E-Learning Centre, Faculty from the Department of Geography, and Department of Tourism and Archaeology from An-Najah National University in Palestine. The paper traces the process of development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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O'Sullivan, Mary – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Mary O'Sullivan writes that she spent part of her sabbatical leave interviewing teacher educators from nine countries across three continents exploring teacher education contexts both nationally and locally, and the nature of the 'teacher educators' work in these contexts. Three issues struck her: (1) The intensification of regulation and policy…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Educators
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Manning, Patrick R. – Religious Education, 2018
Cultivating a disposition of critical thinking among students and faculty can provide a means of addressing troubling cultural trends like breakdowns in public discourse, academic siloing, and disengagement from religion. This article expands the concept of critical thinking by engaging the work of John Henry Newman and Bernard Lonergan. The…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Integrated Curriculum, Faculty Development, College Curriculum
Cohen, Marjorie D. – Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2018
Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an essential strategy for transforming the country's education system. Unfortunately, most learners lack sufficient access to knowledgeable industry experts who can link what is taught in the classroom to what is applied in the real world. To support states in addressing this lack of access, the Center on…
Descriptors: High Schools, School Business Relationship, Vocational Education, Expertise
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Morrison, Janet A.; Berner, Nancy J.; Manske, Jill M.; Jones, Rebecca M.; Davis, Shannon N.; Garner, Pamela W. – Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, 2018
The authors surveyed faculty (n = 239) at three diverse institutions to probe perceived motivations for and barriers to involvement in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity (URSCA) across scholarly disciplines. URSCA mentors were significantly more likely than nonparticipants to express proficiency in involving students in…
Descriptors: Teacher Surveys, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Costello, Lisa A. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2017
In this article the author will discuss mentoring as a collaborative, feminist endeavor that is a critical part of being a feminist teacher. The author advocates for a culture change on campuses about how we see mentoring; it has to become a required academic structure that not only helps increase teaching effectiveness and student success, but…
Descriptors: Feminism, Mentors, Females, Equal Education
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2017
This article describes how community colleges take on major changes as they undergo complete organizational redesign and streamlining of programming and services in the face of multiple challenges.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Strategic Planning, School Restructuring
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Gevertz, Jana L.; Kim, Peter S.; Wares, Joanna R. – PRIMUS, 2017
To be successful, junior faculty must properly manage their time in the face of expanding responsibilities. One such responsibility is supervising undergraduate research projects. Student research projects (either single or multi-student) can be undertaken as a full-time summer experience, or as a part-time academic year commitment. With many…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Mathematics Education, Mentors
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Li, Diyi; Koedel, Cory – Educational Researcher, 2017
We use data from 2015-2016 to document faculty representation and wage gaps by race-ethnicity and gender in six fields at selective public universities. Consistent with widely available information, Black, Hispanic, and female professors are underrepresented and White and Asian professors are overrepresented in our data. Disadvantaged minority and…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Teacher Salaries, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
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Howard, Tyriesa – Journal of Social Work Education, 2016
Social work educators are in a phase of reintroducing the doctor of social work (DSW) degree and refining distinctions between PhD and DSW doctoral programs. This article examines how the two options have been prey to a noticeable "seesaw of precedence", resulting in a debatable history of social work's approach to doctoral education…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Social Work, Educational History, Educational Trends
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Bohny, Brenna; Taylor, Monica; Clark, Sa-Qwona S.; D'Elia, Susan; Lobato-Creekmur, Graziela; Tarnowski, Stephanie Brown; Wasserman, Sara – Studying Teacher Education, 2016
Through a self-study methodology, six doctoral students and a professor examine how our semester long doctoral level class became a transformative space for all participants. We investigate how each individual was able to participate in the construction of a powerful and meaningful learning community, which led to a re-visioning of ourselves as…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, College Faculty, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Shosh, Joseph M.; McAteer, Mary – Educational Action Research, 2016
The Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) held its first American study day on the east coast of the United States in conjunction with the Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) 2014 conference in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA. Study day participants visited three American secondary schools, one each in Pennsylvania, New York, and…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Action Research, Networks, College Graduates
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Jacobs, Danielle L.; Dalal, Heather A.; Dawson, Patricia H. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
To develop information literacy skills in chemistry and biochemistry majors at a primarily undergraduate institution, a multiyear collaboration between chemistry faculty and librarians has resulted in the establishment of a semester-long capstone project for Organic Chemistry II. Information literacy skills were instilled via a progressive…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, College Science
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Jacobs, Danielle L.; Dalal, Heather A.; Dawson, Patricia H. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
The impetus to incorporate instruction on the efficient and responsible practice of chemical information literacy into the undergraduate chemistry curriculum has become exceptionally urgent. At Rider University, Chemical Information Instruction (CII) has accordingly evolved from face-to-face sessions into online modules to embed information…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, College Science
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