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Haan, Jennifer E.; Gallagher, Colleen E.; Varandani, Lisa – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
The rapid growth of international students at United States universities in recent years (Institute of International Education, 2013) has prompted discussions about how best to serve this population in and out of the classroom. This article reports on faculty cognitions (Borg, 2006) regarding internationalization and the teaching of international…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, International Education, Self Efficacy, Foreign Students
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Salvador, Karen; Kelly-McHale, Jacqueline – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2017
Given the shifting demographics in American education, the rising likelihood of students with special needs being taught in inclusive classrooms, and the increasing openness with which students are challenging gender and sex norms, social justice has become a prevalent research topic in music education. This survey sought to investigate the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education
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Cash, Ceilidh Barlow; Letargo, Jessa; Graether, Steffen P.; Jacobs, Shoshanah R. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
Large class learning is a reality that is not exclusive to the first-year experience at midsized, comprehensive universities; upper-year courses have similarly high enrollment, with many class sizes greater than 200 students. Research into the efficacy and deficiencies of large undergraduate classes has been ongoing for more than 100 years, with…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Class Size, Biology, Teacher Attitudes
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Taneri, Pervin Oya – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: The affective skills in teacher education should pay attention and look for ways to include feelings, attitudes and beliefs of teachers in the discussion of effective teachers' competencies. This paper aims to reveal the perspectives of instructors about the teacher characteristics that prospective teachers will gain after taking the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Affective Behavior, Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes
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Chen, Peggy P.; Bonner, Sarah M. – Educational Assessment, 2017
We examined novice teachers' beliefs about grading and constructivist teaching approaches. Adapting an existing instrument designed to assess preservice teachers' grading beliefs that deviate from recommended practices, we administered the Survey of Grading Beliefs to 203 inservice teachers. Exploratory factor analysis resulted in a 3-factor model…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Urban Schools, Disadvantaged Schools
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Peisachovich, Eva Hava; Nelles, L. J.; Johnson, Samantha; Nicholson, Laura; Gal, Raya; Kerr, Barbara; Celia, Popovic; Epstein, Iris; Da Silva, Celina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Numerous forecasts suggest that professional-competence development depends on human encounters. Interaction between organizations, tasks, and individual providers influence human behaviour, affect organizations' or systems' performance, and are a key component of professional-competence development. Further, insufficient or ineffective…
Descriptors: Workshops, Experiential Learning, Simulation, Foreign Countries
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Alexander, Ashley J. – Research Management Review, 2017
There has been great concern about the relationship between the federal government and universities with regard to improving funding for research and scholarly activity. Faculty members at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been instrumental in advancing research and development on behalf of society. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Black Colleges, Facilities, Costs
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Buss, Ray R.; Zambo, Ron; Zambo, Debby; Perry, Jill A.; Williams, Tiffany R. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Limitations of the education doctorate (EdD) and the emergence of professional practice doctorates have influenced those offering the EdD to re-envision, re-define, and reclaim the EdD as the degree of choice for the next generation of educational leaders. Colleges of education faculty members have used the Carnegie Project on the Education…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Doctoral Programs, Schools of Education
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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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Turner, Windi D.; Solis, Oscar J. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2017
With increasing class sizes of diverse students, instructional options for those who teach large classes in higher education are limited. While whole-class instruction is an integral part of many classrooms and often the instructional practice of choice, this teacher-centered strategy is less effective in promoting a greater level of growth and…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Class Size, College Instruction, College Faculty
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Turner, Windi D.; Solis, Oscar J.; Kincade, Doris H. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
In response to the diverse needs of individual students--their unique abilities, interests, learning styles, and cultural backgrounds--K-12 teachers have been using differentiated instruction, supported by research, for decades. While positive results have been shown in K-12 education, the literature to support differentiated instruction in higher…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Large Group Instruction, Research Universities, Instructional Innovation
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Karaferye, Figen; Agaoglu, Esmahan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study aims to analyze how the middle management at university handle with the order versus freedom dilemma--bureaucratic discipline, professional expertise; coordination, communication; managerial planning and individual initiative by giving a university case. A survey was applied on two different sample groups. 607 middle managers and…
Descriptors: Middle Management, College Administration, Discipline, Expertise
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Haseki, Halil Ibrahim; Odabasi, Hatice Ferhan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate academics' lifelong learning positions and preferences. The research was designed as survey research. The participants consisted of 230 academics from Faculty of Education of Anadolu University in Turkey. Data were collected using a survey form which had items about the factors that affect lifelong…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Preferences, Teacher Surveys
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Muchanje, Peter N.; Njuguna, Felicita W.; Kalai, Jeremiah M.; Bironga, Sophia M. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The study sought to determine the influence of gender, Teachers Service Commission (TSC) adherence to career progression policy guidelines and tutors' exposure to professional development on career progression of tutors in primary teachers training colleges in Kenya. This study was a descriptive survey with 264 tutors randomly sampled from eight…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Career Development, Performance Factors
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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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