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Richards, Kendall; Pilcher, Nick – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
For Academic Literacies, the world is textually mediated; written texts and what informs them reveal elements such as subject-discipline practices. Furthermore, multi-modalities, for example, visual representation, inform written text, and multiple methods of inquiry, including interviews, shed light on written text production. In this article we…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Literacy, Interviews, Focus Groups
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Hill, Joanne; Philpot, Rod; Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Sutherland, Sue; Flemons, Michelle; Ovens, Alan; Phillips, Sharon; Flory, Sara B. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Physical education (PE) and physical education teacher education (PETE) have a substantial literature base that advocates for students to develop a critical consciousness, appreciate multiple perspectives, and engage in actions to enhance social justice [Tinning, R. 2016. "Transformative Pedagogies and Physical Education." In…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Sociocultural Patterns, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Parkinson, Tom – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
Since its beginnings in the late 1970s, punk culture has been associated with counter-mainstream ideology and anti-institutional antagonism. In particular, formal education has been criticised in punk for sustaining oppressive social and conceptual orders and associated behavioural norms. Drawing on literature and interviews, this paper focuses on…
Descriptors: Student Subcultures, Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Strategies
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Shelton, Chris – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2017
University lecturers use a wide range of technologies when teaching and there has been much research into how particular technologies are adopted. However, there are also many technologies that, despite early promise, are no longer being used in university teaching and have been abandoned by institutions or individuals. This article presents the…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Interviews
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Pearson, Jayne – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2017
This article reports on the design and implementation of an alternative form of writing assessment in a UK English for Academic Purposes (EAP) pre-sessional course. The assessment, termed processfolio, was a response to research inquiry into how writing assessment in a local context negated student agency and inculcated disempowering models of…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Academic Discourse, Literacy, Foreign Countries
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Goulder, Raymond; Scott, Graham W. – Journal of Biological Education, 2016
Reviews of the state of biology fieldwork in UK schools and universities at the beginning of the twenty-first century (Barker, Slingsby, and Tilling 2002; Smith 2004) were not entirely pessimistic; rather they suggested ways forward that might lead to an increase in fieldwork. Whether their hopes have been realised has, perhaps, been revealed by…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Richards, Kendall; Pilcher, Nick – Dialogic Pedagogy, 2016
Corpus linguistics, or the gathering together of language into a body for analysis and development of materials, is claimed to be an assured, established method (or field) that valuably informs pedagogical materials and knowledge of language (e.g. Ädel 2010; Gardner & Nesi, 2013). The fundamental validity of corpus linguistics is rarely, if…
Descriptors: Criticism, Computational Linguistics, Instructional Materials, Interviews
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Stolz, Steven A.; Kirk, David – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2015
Forming the second of two articles, this dialogue revisits and explores the educational value of physical education as a means to stimulate further discussion about what physical education is, or as Kirk states within this interview, what do "we want physical education to be". Although the theme of the second interview relates to the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Interviews, Educational Attitudes
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Duffy, Katherine; Ney, Jillian – Journal of Marketing Education, 2015
Digital technologies pervade the higher education landscape as a way to build student engagement and enhance student learning and teaching. In practice, however, the ways in which these tools are implemented in marketing education appear to be ad hoc, rather than using a systematic approach to build engagement and provide students with the skill…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Mass Media Use, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Pataraia, Nino; Margaryan, Anoush; Falconer, Isobel; Littlejohn, Allison – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
This paper investigates the role of personal networks in academics' learning in relation to teaching. Drawing on in-depth interviews with 11 academics, this study examines, first, how and what academics learn through their personal networks; second, the perceived value of networks in relation to academics' professional development; and, third,…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Learning Processes, Interviews
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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
Pegg, Ann – Higher Education Academy, 2014
This international research considered two key questions: (1) What self-scrutiny, strategies, planning and processes do universities with a successfully reformed curriculum undertake?; and (2) How do these universities measure and evaluate the impact of whole curriculum reform in relation to learning and teaching and the student experience?…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
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Themelis, Chryssoula – Open Praxis, 2014
The paper reports on the experienced educator perspective regarding human-to-human connection in distance education. The research questions aimed to fill gaps in the existing research literature, to investigate the role of the educator, to discover how learning and subject content are affected by contextual factors, to find out if it enhances the…
Descriptors: Synchronous Communication, Video Technology, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Zou, Bin – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2013
Many computer-assisted language learning (CALL) studies have found that teacher direction can help learners develop language skills at their own pace on computers. However, many teachers still do not know how to provide support for students to use computers to reinforce the development of their language skills. Hence, more examples of CALL…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Speech Communication
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Garcia, Elaine; Brown, Mel; Elbeltagi, Ibrahim – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2013
The use Web 2.0 technologies and specifically blogs has become increasingly prevalent within the Higher Education (HE) sector within recent years as educators begin to maximise the opportunities such tools can provide for teaching and learning and to experiment with their usage in a wide range of context. The use of such technologies has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Web 2.0 Technologies, Models
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