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Maaravi, Yossi – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2018
In the current article, I describe a case of experiential learning that can be used to enhance learning, students' research skills and motivation in academic institutions. We used the already existing process of hackathons--intense computer programming events--and conducted a social science research marathon. Fifty-two graduate students…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Student Research, Research Skills, Student Motivation
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Kim, Jin-Young – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2018
The study explored students' reflections with flipped learning in a university. Further, it examined relationships among learning styles, personality traits and satisfaction from flipped learning classes. For the quantitative survey data, 123 undergraduate students who enrolled in a flipped communication course were administered questionnaires.…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Teaching Models, Reflection, Cognitive Style
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Antoniadou, Marilena – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
This paper presents a case study of students' experiences of the House system, an innovative scheme introduced for business students, aiming to enhance student experience. The findings are based on a survey of 350 students and 4 group interviews. Analysis of the findings, both statistical and qualitative, indicated perceived clear benefits for the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Student Experience, Case Studies, Educational Innovation
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de Arriba, Raúl – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
Collaborative learning has a long tradition within higher education. However, its application in classes with a large number of students is complicated, since it is a teaching method that requires a high level of participation from the students and careful monitoring of the process by the educator. This article presents an experience in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Participation, Cooperative Learning
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Kanyarusoke, Kant E. – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
Team working and business competitiveness awareness are valuable skills for engineering graduates. This paper describes one way to nurture them while motivating individual student excellence in a normal engineering course. In six years, four groups of students were nurtured through real engineering business situations in a model similar to…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Engineering Education, Competition, Business Skills
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Zainuddin, Zamzami; Attaran, Mohammad – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
The purpose of this study was to evaluate a class in University of Malaya where flipped learning was applied, and to examine students' perceptions and feedback towards flipped classroom. Data were collected using both quantitative and qualitative methods, i.e. survey, focus group and individual interviews. The results indicated that most students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques
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Paskevicius, Michael; Bortolin, Kathleen – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
This paper outlines the design and implementation of a nine-month faculty development programme delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online methods. Participants from a range of disciplines met at regular intervals throughout the year. Between the face-to-face meetings, participants engaged in online activities such as discussions,…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Conventional Instruction, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods
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Luo, Tian – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to understand student interaction and learning in microblogging-based peer feedback sessions. The researcher examined through a case study how students interacted and provided peer feedback for each other when Twitter was enabled as a backchannel; students were also asked to report how they perceived their experience.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Journals, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Biddix, J. Patrick; Chung, Chung Joo; Park, Han Woo – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
The purpose of this study was to consider faculty use and perception of mobile information and communication technology (m-ICT) for teaching practices. The researchers examined qualitative responses about specific m-ICT use and efficiency amongst Korean and US faculty (n = 59) at three different institutions. Findings from multi-level textual…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Teaching Methods
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Stockwell, Esther – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
This study adapted web-based exploratory tasks using WebQuests as a means of enabling students to understand and reflect on both the target and their own culture. Learners actively used various authentic resources selected to meet their linguistic and cognitive needs to complete the tasks. The aim of this study was to help Japanese university…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Task Analysis, Intercultural Programs, Interpersonal Competence
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Pyhältö, Kirsi; Vekkaila, Jenna; Keskinen, Jenni – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2015
Although supervision has been identified as one of the central determinants of the doctoral experience, there is still an insufficient understanding of the ways in which supervisors and doctoral students perceive supervisory activities. The study focuses on exploring the fit between doctoral students' and supervisors' perceptions of who are…
Descriptors: Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Doctoral Programs, Supervisory Methods, Supervision
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Zamani-Miandashti, Naser; Ataei, Pouria – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2015
Interaction is a major success factor that affects collaborative learning. This study examined the perceptions of college students about short message service (SMS) supported collaborative learning. Seventy-five BSc students from three classes were asked to cooperate on group assignments. The participants used their mobile phones to exchange text…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Cooperative Learning
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Ku, Ya-Lie – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2015
This case study evaluated creative thinking of RN-BSN students in the course of clinical case study and practicum. Study design used quantitative and qualitative evaluations of creative thinking of RN-BSN students by triangulation method in the course of clinical case study and practicum. Sixty RN-BSN students self-perceived the changing levels of…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Practicums, Case Studies, Problem Solving
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Malau-Aduli, Bunmi S.; Assenheimer, Dwight; Choi-Lundberg, Derek; Zimitat, Craig – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2014
The massification of higher education (HE) has led to an unprecedented increase in the number of students in the classrooms, resulting in increased workload for teaching staff, sometimes leading to a great reliance on Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) examinations with limited feedback provided to students. The central role of feedback in student…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Computer Mediated Communication, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Improvement
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Liao, Jian; Wang, Minhong; Ran, Weijia; Yang, Stephen J. H. – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2014
The number of learners using e-learning has been increasing at an enormous rate in the past decade due to easy access to higher educational resources via the Internet. On the other hand, the number of teachers in most universities is growing slowly. As a result, instructional problems have emerged due to the lack of sufficient support to learners…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Internet, Networks