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Naepi, Sereana; Airini – Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, 2019
As higher education institutions seek to provide further scope for diversity in their practices, there is space opening up for Indigenous undergraduate research. This article reflects on the Knowledge Makers program, an Indigenous undergraduate research initiative based in British Columbia, Canada. The Knowledge Makers program shows what is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Undergraduate Students, Student Research
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Johnson, Melissa L.; Plattner, Alexander S.; Hundley, Lauren – Honors in Practice, 2018
The purpose of this article is to describe the most recent blogging project in an honors course--a collaborative student-success blog written for and by honors students. The project was conceived as the primary project for the course Honors Professional Development: Community Outreach for sophomores in the University of Florida Honors Program.…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Collaborative Writing
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Sauceda, Jonathan – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Undergraduate research offers academic librarians and archivists an additional motivation to engage students with special collections. Curriculum design, course instruction, and mentoring by librarians and archivists can benefit not only students but also the institution as well. I explore an example of such engagement with a collection of New…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, College Libraries, Library Services
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Conole, Gráinne; Brown, Mark – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
This paper critiques the rise and impact of the open education movement, focusing in particular on Higher Education. It considers the impact of adopting more open practices on learning, teaching and research. In terms of the impact on learning it describes three aspects: Open Educational Resources, e-textbooks and Massive Open Online Courses. In…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Shared Resources and Services, Electronic Publishing, Textbooks
Daniel, John – Council for Higher Education Accreditation, 2018
Faster and more wide-ranging innovation is often urged as the key to solving the various challenges that currently face humankind, from climate change to income inequality. This article looks at a complex example of innovation, the portability of qualifications proposed in the "Groningen Declaration on Student Data Depositories…
Descriptors: Innovation, Privacy, Trust (Psychology), Student Mobility
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Caldwell, Helen – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
This article reviews the use of mobile technologies within teacher education at the University of Northampton. In order to develop a strong commitment to digital literacy, the School of Education is using sets of teaching iPads with trainee teachers and has allocated an iPad to every member of the academic staff. Experiences from mobile technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Schugar, Jordan; Schgar, Heather – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
This article describes how misunderstandings about eTexts may misguide educators when choosing how to incorporate eTexts into teaching and learning. A review of the existing literature finds that generalizations across different types and forms of eTexts and a reader's purpose and proficiency yield only more confusion. However, having a better…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Peñalver, Elena Alcalde; Urbieta, Alexandra Santamaría – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2018
Nowadays, social networks (SN) are increasingly extended at a professional and personal level, and their use has also been included in educational contexts. In the field of translation and interpretation, in which this proposal is framed, the use of SN seems even more relevant, since working as a freelancer is one of the main professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Electronic Publishing
Harrison, Jennifer M.; Braxton, Sherri N. – National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, 2018
In this paper, we explore how assessment technologies can support college and university assessment processes at multiple levels. Our goal is to help you think through your institutional assessment culture and processes, so you can identify tools that support your institution's approach to assessment. Multiple software systems can offer…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
Kuh, George D.; Gambino, Laura M.; Bresciani Ludvik, Marilee; O'Donnell, Ken – National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment, 2018
There is growing awareness of the importance of dispositional attributes to effective performance, both during college and in the workplace. In this paper, we examine multiple facets of dispositional learning such as fluid intelligence and interpersonal and intrapersonal competencies, and explain why participation in well-designed high-impact…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Educational Practices, Cognitive Style
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Harrison, Ruth – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Academic librarianship has had a traditional role encompassing various specialisms: subject support, training, journal subscription management, collection development and user engagement front of house. While many of these roles remain, they should be re-evaluated. New competencies and skillsets in teaching, publishing, bibliometrics, impact, data…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Scholarship, Information Literacy, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Arnold, William W. – American Journal of Business Education, 2017
A commitment to voluntary service that benefits others was reinforced for students who authored an e-book on service as a class project in a senior business course. The immersive experience of writing short essays that focused on service shifted students' motivations toward service and solidified their intentions to continue with service after…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Service Learning, Business Administration Education, Generational Differences
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Shah, Mahsood; Whannell, Robert – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2017
Open access enabling courses have experienced growth in Australia. The growth is evidenced in student enrolments and the number of public and private institutions offering such courses. Traditionally these courses have provided a second chance to many students from various equity groups who have been unable to access tertiary education due to poor…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Electronic Publishing, Academic Standards, Foreign Countries
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Klemencic, Manja; Žnidaršic, Martin; Vavpetic, Anže; Martinc, Matej – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
Erasmus+ is one of the European Union's flagship programs which supports short-term international student mobility within Europe as one of its primary purposes. Erasmus students are uniquely well placed to compare educational processes of their home and host institutions, the learning environments and student life conditions. They are so far…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation, College Students
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Mercat, Christian; Filho, Pedro Lealdino; El-Demerdash, Mohamed – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2017
This article describes some of the results of the European project mcSquared (http://mc2-project.eu/) regarding the use of Op'Art and optical illusion pieces as a tool to foster modeling and creative mathematical thinking in students. We present briefly the c-book technology and some results we got experimenting it. The Op'Art movement, with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Story Telling, Electronic Publishing
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