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Stes, Ann; Van Petegem, Peter – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
Teaching approaches in higher education have already been the subject of a considerable body of research. An important contribution was Prosser and Trigwell's development of the Approaches to Teaching Inventory (ATI). The present study aims to map out the approaches to teaching profiles of teachers in higher education on the basis of their scores…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Profiles, Educational Strategies
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Donche, Vincent; De Maeyer, Sven; Coertjens, Liesje; Van Daal, Tine; Van Petegem, Peter – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background. Although the evidence in support of the variability of students' learning strategies has expanded in recent years, less is known about the explanatory base of these individual differences in terms of the joint Influences of personal and contextual characteristics. Aims. Previous studies have often investigated how student learning is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Learning Strategies, Context Effect
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Peeraer, Jef; Van Petegem, Peter – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
In the framework of a development cooperation program on quality of education in Vietnam, a professional development trajectory for teacher educators on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in education was developed and implemented over the course of a three-year program. We describe how the framework on "Technological…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Professional Development
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Peeraer, Jef; Van Petegem, Peter – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2012
During the school year 2008-2009, the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam launched the "Year of ICT" to produce a breakthrough in educational innovation. In light of this development we have carried out a policy analysis to study the national vision on ICT in education. The policy analysis takes into account a decade of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Teacher Education, Educational Innovation
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Stes, Ann; Van Petegem, Peter – Educational Research, 2011
Background: Over the past decades, the issue of improving teaching in higher education has been seriously addressed. Centres for instructional development, aimed at enhancing teaching, have been set up in many countries. Instructional development for early career academics is perceived to be of particular importance. Given the considerable…
Descriptors: Instructional Development, Academic Achievement, Interviews, Program Effectiveness
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Donche, Vincent; Van Petegem, Peter – Research Papers in Education, 2011
Many contemporary pre-service teacher education programmes aim to enhance the self-regulation and active knowledge construction of student teachers. Fostering the growth of these life-long learning skills in teacher education is an important task for teacher educators. It is often taken for granted that teacher educators when engaging in…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Educators, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies
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Stes, Ann; Coertjens, Liesje; Van Petegem, Peter – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2010
Although instructional development for teachers has become an important topic in higher education, little is known about the impact it has on daily teaching practice. The lack of systematic programme evaluation is an ongoing concern. In this study we investigate by use of a quasi-experimental design, the impact of an instructional development…
Descriptors: Instructional Development, College Instruction, Higher Education, Beginning Teachers
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Stes, Ann; De Maeyer, Sven; Van Petegem, Peter – Learning Environments Research, 2010
The Approaches to Teaching Inventory (ATI) is used to examine teachers' teaching approaches in higher education. Analyses into the validity and reliability of the original English ATI yielded positive results. In this study, we examined the degree to which these positive results can also be found for the Dutch version that we developed. Data were…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Test Validity, Factor Analysis
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Meeus, Wil; Van Petegem, Peter; Engels, Nadine – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2009
This article concentrates on the validity and reliability of portfolio assessment as used in pre-service teacher education. It is not possible to make general pronouncements about the validity of portfolio assessment in pre-service teacher education as there are multiple portfolio applications. The validity depends on the purpose, namely the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Validity, Psychometrics