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Bender, Elena; Schaper, Niclas; Caspersen, Michael E.; Margaritis, Melanie; Hubwieser, Peter – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
How teachers are able to adapt to a changing environment is essentially dependent on their beliefs and motivational orientations. The development of these aspects in the context of professional competence takes place during teachers' educational phase and professional practice. The overall understanding of professional competence for teaching…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Competencies, Computer Science Education
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Kwiek, Marek – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
This paper focuses on a generational change taking place in the Polish academic profession: a change in behaviors and attitudes between two groups of academics. One was socialized to academia under the communist regime (1945-1989) and the other entered the profession in the post-1989 transition period. Academics of all age groups are beginning to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Productivity, Teacher Attitudes, Social Systems
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Dresel, Markus; Schmitz, Bernhard; Schober, Barbara; Spiel, Christine; Ziegler, Albert; Engelschalk, Tobias; Jöstl, Gregor; Klug, Julia; Roth, Anne; Wimmer, Bastian; Steuer, Gabriele – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
A global characteristic of higher education is the opportunity and necessity for students to self-regulate their learning. In contrast to considerable research focusing on self-regulated learning (SRL) from a behavioural perspective, little is known concerning the underlying competencies which enable students to succeed in SRL. A structural model…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Higher Education, Content Validity, Standards
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Wegner, Elisabeth; Nückles, Matthias – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
Learning has been described by two conceptual metaphors: as individual acquisition of knowledge ("acquisition metaphor"), and as an enculturation into a subject community ("participation metaphor"). On the other hand, academics' conceptions of teaching are usually reported to vary between teacher and student orientation. In…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Figurative Language, Learning Processes, Teacher Attitudes
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Vogel, Michael P. – Studies in Higher Education, 2009
In the debate about the (de-)professionalising effects of current higher education reforms in Germany, the non-university institutions ("Fachhochschulen") have mostly remained silent. Unlike university professors, "Fachhochschul" professors do not seem to regard managerial and market-oriented reforms as a threat to their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Administrative Change, College Faculty