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Dhillon, Preet Kaur – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative single case study was to explore preservice teachers' experiences, uses, and applications of videotaped lesson reflections during their practicum in the teacher preparation program (TPP) at one university in West Virginia. The theoretical framework encompassed Dewey's definition of reflection and Schon's concept of…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Experience
Bailey, Stacy R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Students' successes in first-year writing courses at the university level are critical to academic success and degree completion. Fostering students' engagement in first-year writing courses has proved challenging for institutions of higher education (IHE). Utility value interventions (UV) employing social psychological intervention (SPI) methods…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Intervention, Freshman Composition, Instructional Effectiveness
Soares-Robinson, Nikia L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Learning Management System (LMS) implementations have become more complex: as new features and capabilities become available, as transitioning between LMSs occurs, and as implementation strategy needs have transformed. The problem explored was the suspected use of outdated frameworks in LMS implementations that may result in user perceptions that…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Case Studies, Usability, Guidelines
Squire, Nikki Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Using active learning strategies, such as games, can make a positive impact on how students learn, how they process and retain information, and how they interact with digital media. This quantitative comparative research study examined differences among online freshman students' posttest information literacy (IL) summative scores comparing…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Statistical Analysis
Fender, Paula Jeanette – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This research study explores the composing practices of several first-year composition students in two English 250 classes offered at Iowa State University. The study examines and analyzes intercultural awareness students have regarding race, diversity, and life, their own and others. Using the inductive analysis research design, the research…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, College English, Freshman Composition, Multicultural Education
Golding, Sharale W. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In higher education, lab based science instruction is delivered across different teaching formats with the intent of delivering quality instruction for student comprehension. This qualitative exploratory case study examined the reports of community college science faculty in a community college system in a New England state regarding effective…
Descriptors: College Science, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Science Instruction
Santana-Paixao, Raquel C. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Oral testing administration plays a significant role in foreign language programs aiming to foster the development of students' speaking abilities. With the development of language teaching software, the use of computer based recording tools are becoming increasingly used in language courses as an alternative to traditional face-to-face oral…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language Tests, Portuguese, Second Language Learning
Anim, Stephen Kwasi – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative study used evidence gleaned from business professors and their students and compared it with the Measure of Effective Teaching model (MET, 2013). The research is based on a qualitative research design with the aim of collecting data from multiple sources such as interviews, focus group, document analysis and observation to develop…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Faculty, Qualitative Research, Business Schools
Eng, David Anthony, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Current higher education focuses on a teacher centered pedagogy where students benefit but are not the primary consideration for learning. Conversely, experiential learning focuses on students in the learning process. This is done through a socialized and personalized environment that can be implemented through the application of games-based…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Undergraduate Students, Liberal Arts, Educational Games
Yanez, Lisa C. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study investigates the success of a method used to encourage active engagement strategies among community and research faculty in a College of Medicine, and examines the effects of these strategies on medical student engagement and exam scores. Ten faculty used suggestions from the Active Engagement Strategies Website (AESW), which explained…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Learner Engagement, Medical Students, Medical School Faculty
Neal, Jarrett – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This dissertation utilizes autoethnography to explore myriad cultural and institutional changes that impacted the author's work as a writing tutor at a Midwestern university over the span of a decade. Utilizing both writing center theories and composition theories, data in this text--presented in the form of narrative nonfiction--chronicles…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Ethnography, Writing Instruction, Tutors
Kimemia, Judy – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this project was to compare web-based to high-fidelity simulation training in the management of high risk/low occurrence anesthesia related events, to enhance knowledge acquisition for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). This project was designed to answer the question: Is web-based training as effective as…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Computer Simulation, Nursing Education, Teaching Methods
Mohammad, Anas Ahmad Ali – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Although administering medicines is one of the core nursing actions, errors surrounding this task are prevalent amongst nurses and nursing students. Continued dependence on traditional teaching methods and greater demand and competition for clinical placements are some barriers to expanding medication administration practices for nursing students.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Undergraduate Students
Gutierrez, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Interteaching is a college teaching method grounded in the principles of applied behavior analysis. Research on interteaching demonstrates that it improves academic performance, and students report greater satisfaction with interteaching as compared to traditional teaching styles. The current study investigates whether discussion group size, a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Discussion Groups, Academic Achievement, Preferences
Peterlin, Laveda J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Engaging higher education students in a unique classroom learning experience has become the objective of many syllabi. Millennials were raised using television for learning and now use multiple screens to engage in television programming. This research looks at using screen narratives (television programming) as the focus of a higher education…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Course Descriptions, Television Viewing, Ethnography
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