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van Gelderen, Ingrid; Matthew, Susan M.; Hendry, Graham D.; Taylor, Rosanne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Good teaching that supports final year students' learning in clinical placements is critical for students' successful transition from an academic environment to professional practice. Final year internship programmes are designed to encourage student-centred approaches to teaching and deep approaches to learning, but the extent to which clinical…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Veterinary Medical Education, Student Placement, Student Centered Learning
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Avgousti, Charalambos – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The study discovered why teachers around the world choose the Teaching profession and the factors affecting their choices. The study is meaningful to teacher education curriculum developers and teacher recruiters, for revealing the effects of teachers' perceptions on their career planning and professional growth. The findings from inferential…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Career Choice, Performance Factors, Teacher Attitudes
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Burden, Kevin John; Kearney, Matthew – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2017
Purpose: This study aims to investigate contemporary mobile learning practices in teacher education, exploring the following research question: how are teacher educators exploiting the pedagogical features of mobile learning? Design/methodology/approach: The study uses data from an online survey that elicited information about how 46 teacher…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Jackson, Denise – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
This study explores the challenges experienced by international students during Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in Australia. Student participation in WIL not only enhances individual student employability but also the attractiveness of Australia as a study destination. WIL, in particular work placements, is in high demand by international students…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Work Experience, Employment Potential, Work Experience Programs
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Ma, Hong; Slater, Tammy – CALICO Journal, 2016
This study utilized a theory proposed by Mohan, Slater, Luo, and Jaipal (2002) regarding the Developmental Path of Cause to investigate AWE score use in classroom contexts. This "path" has the potential to support validity arguments because it suggests how causal linguistic features can be organized in hierarchical order. Utilization of…
Descriptors: Scores, Automation, Writing Evaluation, Computer Assisted Testing
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Hurley, John; Bowling, Alison; Griffiths, Jean; Blair, Duncan – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
With expectations of academic staff to achieve high quality teaching and research outputs as performance measures it is timely to explore how staff perceive they are being supported to meet these ends. This article presents findings of a multi-method study that explored influences impacting on the quality and quantity of scholarly activity being…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, College Faculty, Barriers
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Kehrwald, Benjamin A.; McCallum, Faye – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
The implementation of technology enhanced learning in higher education is often associated with changes to academic work. This article reports on a study of staff experiences with curriculum development and teaching in multiple modes of blended and online learning in a Bachelor of Education degree. The findings indicate that the changes…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Technology Integration, Capacity Building, Educational Quality
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Christie, Belinda A.; Miller, Kelly K.; Cooke, Raylene; White, John G. – Environmental Education Research, 2015
The slow uptake of Education for Sustainability (EfS) curricula in universities has, partly, been attributed to academics' perceptions that EfS has little relevance within some disciplines. Understanding teaching academics' attitudes, values and experiences of EfS across disciplines can inform future EfS efforts in higher education. This paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, World Views
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Hoadley, Susan; Tickle, Leonie; Wood, Leigh N.; Kyng, Tim – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2015
Graduates with well-developed capabilities in finance are invaluable to our society and in increasing demand. Universities face the challenge of designing finance programmes to develop these capabilities and the essential knowledge that underpins them. Our research responds to this challenge by identifying threshold concepts that are central to…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Finance Occupations, Online Surveys, Foreign Countries
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Seifert, Tami – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
As the disparity between educational standards and reality outside educational institutions is increasing, alternative learning infrastructure are challenging traditional modes of teaching. This study was based on an experiment with middle school pupils, pre-service teachers and college lecturers. The aim of this study was to examine the extent to…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Teaching Methods, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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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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Choate, Julia; Kotsanas, George; Dawson, Phillip – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Lecturers using tablet PCs with specialised pens can utilise real-time changes in lecture delivery via digital inking. We investigated student perceptions and lecturer experiences of tablet PC lectures in large-enrolment biomedicine subjects. Lecturers used PowerPoint or Classroom Presenter software for lecture preparation and in-lecture pen-based…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Biomedicine, Student Attitudes, Statistical Analysis
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Clayton, Kathleen; Smith, Heidi; Dyment, Janet – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Understanding theory-practice relationships in pre-service teacher education is an enduring concern for many teacher educators. Drawing on data from an investigation into the theory-practice nexus in an outdoor education teacher education programme, this article examines pedagogical approaches to exploring theory and practice with pre-service…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices, Outdoor Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Oliver, Rhonda; Rochecouste, Judith; Bennell, Debra; Anderson, Roz; Cooper, Inala; Forrest, Simon; Exell, Mike – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
Drawing from a study of the experiences of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students, this paper presents an overview of the specific needs of these students as they enter and progress through their tertiary education. Extracts from a set of case studies developed from both staff and student interviews and an online…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Needs
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Brown, Natalie R.; Kelder, Jo-Anne; Freeman, Brigid; Carr, Andrea R. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2013
The University of Tasmania established a project in 2009 to investigate the particular needs of casual teaching staff, identify strategies to improve access to information, and facilitate a consistent approach to employment, induction, development and recognition. The project was managed by the university learning and teaching centre, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Surveys
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