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Ayala, Ricardo A.; Koch, Tomas F.; Messing, Helga B. – Ethnography and Education, 2019
One of the most fundamental innovations in higher education is the introduction of the method known as problem-based learning (PBL). While literature has largely focused on its learning goals and the transition from lectures to tutorials, little research has problematised why this is a successful methodology and what we consider as students'…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Power Structure
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Wiest, Lynda R.; Brock, Cynthia H.; Morton, Constance M.; Colbert, Monica N.; Linton, Ryan J.; Herrera, Brittany – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
One important area of development for educators at all levels is teaching students from diverse backgrounds, which includes attention to the important role of social class. In this reflective essay, two teacher educators and four students (two graduate, two undergraduate) examine the aspects of a course on social class and schooling that they…
Descriptors: Social Class, Student Diversity, College Students, College Faculty
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Luckett, Kathy – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This article reports on an analysis undertaken in the field of African philosophies using selected conceptual tools from Maton's Legitimation Code Theory (LCT). In response to calls by South African students for 'decolonising' the Humanities curriculum, the practical purpose of the analysis was to generate theoretically-informed guidelines for…
Descriptors: African Culture, Humanities, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Ribchester, Chris; Healey, Ruth L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Universities are paying increased attention to how they might support the ethical development of their students as one of a range of graduate attributes that will enable them to negotiate increasingly complex professional, civic and personal futures. Scenario-based learning is a long-standing strategy used in ethical teaching, and this paper…
Descriptors: Ethics, Thinking Skills, Vignettes, Teaching Methods
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Williams Goodrich, Lisa – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
The aim of this article is to direct the social design debate to constructivist approaches to design education in the Global South. This article provides insight into the process of participatory user-centred design involving Ecuadorian third year graphic design students and cocoa cultivators of limited resources in Ecuador. The students and…
Descriptors: Design, Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Graphic Arts
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Hauke, Elizabeth – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This article argues that knowledge is not a passive product of learning that can be possessed, but rather that it represents an active engagement with ideas, arguments and the world in which they reside. This engagement requires a state of 'knowing' -- a complex, integrative, reciprocal process that unites the knower with the to-be-known.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, STEM Education, Critical Thinking, Undergraduate Students
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Wright, Jake – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Introductory students regularly endorse "naïve skepticism" -- unsupported or uncritical doubt about the existence and universality of truth -- for a variety of reasons. Though some of the reasons for students' skepticism can be traced back to the student -- for example, a desire to avoid engaging with controversial material or a desire…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Ethics, Teaching Methods, Metacognition
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Schneider, Jason – TESOL Journal, 2019
Interest in service-learning within TESOL has increased in recent years. Teacher-scholars have described multiple uses of such pedagogy in programs for students of English as a second language (ESL) and in courses of ESL teacher education. This article employs action research to focus on an introductory TESOL class at a U.S. university for which…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Laakkonen, Juha; Muukkonen, Hanni – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2019
Collaborative learning has been used in anatomy courses to support students' learning of challenging topics but the success of group work depends significantly on the students' ability to communicate in a professional manner. Veterinary students' experiences with tasks related to collaborative learning and professional conduct were studied by…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Anatomy, Veterinary Medical Education, Communication Skills
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Asino, Tutaleni I.; Pulay, Alana – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
The physical classroom remains the one constant space where most schooling takes place and where everyday Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) practices in formal educational settings occur. While educational advocates have championed the need for a change to schooling, pedagogy and various teaching and learning practices, the learning…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Educational Change, Teaching Methods
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Williams, Ryan J.; Chergosky, Anthony J. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
This article describes various iterations of a Supreme Court simulation that we developed for undergraduate political science classes. We address when simulations should be used to introduce a topic to students, and when simulations should be used to develop students' understanding of a topic after introducing it. In the simulations, we played the…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Simulation, Political Science, Teaching Methods
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Fischer, Beth A. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
Stories can be employed in a variety of ways in college classrooms--such as in case studies, simulations, and problem-based learning (PBL) activities. Sometimes these stories are historically accurate, while in other instances they are fictional. What might be the benefits and challenges of using fictional narratives? This article draws upon data…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning, College Students
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Chandler, Lisa; Ward, Alistair – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
A significant component of design pedagogy is the need to foster critical design thinking and to support students in understanding links between educational exercises and their potential application in professional design practice. Problem solving is central to design so it is also essential that students understand that there can be multiple…
Descriptors: Design, Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries
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Rich, Jennifer – Social Studies, 2019
A quarter of a century has passed since lawmakers enacted the New Jersey Holocaust education mandate, and it seems responsible and timely to ask if it, the original Holocaust education mandate, actually encouraged substantive learning about the Holocaust. Despite repeated fanfare about the mandate and its inclusion in educational curricula…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Death, Jews, European History
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Chow, Lee-Tat; Yang, Peidong – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2019
In this article, the reviewers, Lee-Tat Chow and Peidong Yang compare and contrast "Desiring TESOL and international education," by Raqib Chowdhury and Phan Le-Ha, London, Multilingual Matters, 2014, 288 pp., £29.95 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-783-09147-8 with "Transnational education crossing 'Asia' and 'the West'," by Phan LeHa,…
Descriptors: International Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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