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Charbonneau-Gowdy, Paula – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2018
Concerned calls for more empirical research in the area of fully or blended online learning approaches have yet to be heeded. The concern is not unwarranted given that most higher learning institutions worldwide are moving increasingly to partial or complete online course offerings. Our own work in this area has been directed at uncovering…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Online Courses
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Rungfamai, Kreangchai – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This paper aims to deal with lingering governance issues of a prestigious university in a developing country of Southeast Asia. It provides a description of environments, changes, and university stakeholders' perceptions in terms of governance arrangements of Chiang Mai University (CMU), which was selected as a National Research University in…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Esson, James; Wang, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Since 2010, Myanmar has been transitioning from an authoritarian military regime towards a parliamentary democracy. Several education policies have been launched as part of this political transformation process, including the reform of Myanmar's flagship higher education institution, Yangon University. This article investigates the reform of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Social Change, Political Influences
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Miner, Steven; Stefaniak, Jill E. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to compare instructors and students perceptions regarding the use of video during instruction. Background research exploring student opinions regarding their "perceived gains" in learning may identify learning behaviors that could be exploited by those providing instruction to increase student learning. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Video Technology
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Huang, Yating; Pang, Sun-Keung; Yu, Shulin – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Chinese universities are being continually subjected to new managerial practices and technologies that have fundamental consequences on the university faculty's academic life. Within a predominantly communitarian theoretical framework of academic identity, this qualitative case study draws upon interviews with 25 academics in Mainland China to…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Qualitative Research
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Kim, Dongbin; Song, Quirong; Liu, Ji; Liu, Qingqin; Grimm, Adam – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Employing a glonacal (global, national and local) heuristic as a theoretical lens, and a qualitative analysis with interview data, this study highlights how Chinese faculty members interpret the definitions and implications of pursuing world class universities (WCUs) and struggle with the multiple dimensions of their academic lives across global,…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Cen, Yuhao – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Teaching and learning in higher education can integrate and accomplish student developmental goals in addition to promoting student learning of subject matter knowledge and transferrable skills. Drawn from the theoretical concept of self-authorship, the Learning Partnerships Model was implemented in teaching a graduate-level course on social…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Qualitative Research, Epistemology, Student Development
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Weinberger, Yehudith – Professional Development in Education, 2018
The study described here analyses a faculty-wide change designed to foster the communication proficiencies of students in a large teacher education college, gathering data from various sources over three years of the new agenda's implementation. Qualitative and quantitative data analysis revealed that implementation was progressing on two distinct…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Instructional Innovation, Program Implementation, Educational Strategies
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Marine, Susan B.; Martínez Alemán, Ana M. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
In an exploratory qualitative study, the generational dispositions of tenured women faculty from the Boomer Generation were examined. As pioneers and now senior members in the academic profession in the Golden Era of American higher education, they exist in a common historical location characterized by cultural forces and events that helped to…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Professional Identity, Feminism, Qualitative Research
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Adachi, Chie; Tai, Joanna Hong-Meng; Dawson, Phillip – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Despite compelling evidence of its potential effectiveness, uptake of self and peer assessment in higher education has been slower than expected. As with other assessment practices, self and peer assessment is ultimately enabled, or inhibited, by the actions of individual academics. This paper explores what academics see as the benefits and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Gresham, Gina – Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Inservice teachers, participants in a prior study on mathematics anxiety, were revisited to determine whether their levels of mathematics anxiety still existed and/or continued to change after 5 years teaching experience. A 98-item Likert-type survey, informal discussions, informal interviews, and questionnaire-guided narrative interviews were…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Teaching Experience, Likert Scales, Questionnaires
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Scales, Roya Q.; Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Lenski, Susan; Smetana, Linda; Yoder, Karen K.; Dobler, Elizabeth; Grisham, Dana L.; Young, Janet R. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This three phase longitudinal multiple-case study, framed by positioning theory, investigated how four novice teachers learned to use professional judgment in their literacy instruction. Data sources from coursework, student teaching, and novice teaching were included. Interviews, observations, researchers' observational notes, and school and…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Evaluative Thinking
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Chen, Yingling – English Language Teaching, 2018
Student ratings of instruction can be a valuable indicator of teaching because the quality measurement of instruction identifies areas where improvement is needed. Student ratings of instruction are expected to evaluate and enhance the teaching strategies. Evaluation of teaching effectiveness has been officially implemented in Taiwanese higher…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Crompton, Helen; Burgin, Stephen R.; De Paor, Declan G.; Gregory, Kristen – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
Asking scientific questions is the first practice of science and engineering listed in the Next Generation Science Standards. However, getting students to ask unsolicited questions in a large class can be difficult. In this qualitative study, undergraduate students sent SMS text messages to the instructor who received them on his mobile phone and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Questioning Techniques, Handheld Devices, Science Education
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Kosnik, Clare; Menna, Lydia; Dharamshi, Pooja; Beck, Clive – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This paper presents findings from the large-scale study "Literacy Teacher Educators: Their Backgrounds, Visions, and Practices" that includes 28 literacy/English teacher educators (LTEs) from four countries. The participants were interviewed three times and shared their course outlines. Six pre-service LTEs who use a constructivist…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Literacy Education, Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods
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