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Brown, Ken; Lally, Vic – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
Some students perceive that online assessment does not provide for a true reflection of their work effort. This article reports on a collaborative international project between two higher education institutions with the aim of researching issues relating to engineering student perceptions with respect to online assessment of mathematics. It…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Juuti, Kalle; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas; Elstad, Eyvind; Solhaug, Trond; Turmo, Are – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
This study focuses on how Finnish pre-service teachers' instructional self-efficacy contributes to their belief in their ability to provide learning opportunities and positive classroom outcomes. Data were gathered from 153 pre-service teachers and analysed using structural equation modelling. We found that experiences with problem behaviour…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Töytäri, Aija; Tynjälä, Päivi; Piirainen, Arja; Ilves, Vesa – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
In this large-scale study, higher education teachers' (n = 1028) descriptions of their own learning are examined with quantitative analyses. The study follows up an earlier qualitative study that, using a phenomenographic approach, identified four different ways in which teachers at Finnish universities of applied sciences described their own…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Statistical Analysis
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Paju, Birgit; Räty, Lauri; Pirttimaa, Raija; Kontu, Elina – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Recent studies have suggested that the professional training received by general educators does not adequately prepare them to properly implement inclusion-based practices. The idea of inclusion in practice has not significantly changed the situation of teaching pupils with special educational needs (SENs) in mainstream classes. This study's…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Needs
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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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Pyörälä, Eeva; Hirsto, Laura; Toom, Auli; Myyry, Liisa; Lindblom-Ylänne, Sari – International Journal for Academic Development, 2015
The University of Helsinki established a Teachers' Academy to reward excellence in teaching. This study focuses on teachers' significant networks and their meaningful conversations about teaching and learning before the establishment of the Teachers' Academy. The research data consisted of answers to open-ended questions, and were examined using…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Communities of Practice, Educational Practices, Higher Education
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Seikkula-Leino, Jaana; Satuvuori, Timo; Ruskovaara, Elena; Hannula, Heikki – Education & Training, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to ascertain how the people who train Finnish teachers implement entrepreneurship education in the guidance they provide. The authors show how learning through, for and about entrepreneurship manifests in the self-evaluations of Finnish teacher educators. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
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Kinnari-Korpela, Hanna – Informatics in Education, 2015
Mathematics' skills and knowledge lay the basis for engineering studies. However, the resources targeted to mathematics' teaching are in many cases very limited. During the past years in our university the reduction of mathematics' contact hours has been significant while at the same time the study groups have grown. However, the mathematical…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Video Technology, Engineering Education, Teaching Methods
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Blomster, Jaanika; Venn, Stephen; Virtanen, Viivi – Higher Education Studies, 2014
This study aims to determine whether bioscience teachers and researchers in a research-intensive university have consistent views on research-based teaching, and to evaluate whether teachers' conceptions and views on practical teaching methods are aligned. Fifty-eight teachers completed a questionnaire concerning conceptions and practices of…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Science Teachers, Research Universities, Teacher Attitudes
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Kuikka, Matti; Kitola, Markus; Laakso, Mikko-Jussi – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
Time pressures often necessitate the use of more efficient exam tools, such as electronic exams (e-exams), instead of traditional paper exams. However, teachers may face challenges when introducing e-exams in a higher education context. This paper describes what kinds of challenges teachers may face when introducing e-exams, based on experiences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, College Faculty, Teacher Surveys
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan – British Journal of Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore why highly trained musicians choose to teach in higher education. An international population from nine countries of music instrument teachers was sampled via online survey, to determine their reasons for teaching in higher education. Motivational constructs from the expectancy-value framework were used,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Online Surveys, Music Teachers