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Carradini, Stephen – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
The arts have not received much attention from business and professional communication (BPC) scholars who are interested in workplace communication. This article begins to fill that gap by explaining a course focused on the BPC that artists produce in their careers. Students learned BPC genres by addressing arts situations: They crafted email…
Descriptors: Artists, Interdisciplinary Approach, Business Communication, Electronic Mail
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Salminen, Erik; Gregory, Dennis E. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
The results of recent cases indicate that residences and dormitories owned by higher education institutions should be considered "dwellings," and thus subject to the Fair Housing Act. The Fair Housing Act (1968) as amended requires that the providers of dwellings accommodate assistance animals, which includes not only service animals,…
Descriptors: Animals, Therapy, Dormitories, College Housing
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Lee, Lisa M. J.; Goldman, Haviva M.; Hortsch, Michael – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2018
Over the last 20 years, virtual microscopy has become the predominant modus of teaching the structural organization of cells, tissues, and organs, replacing the use of optical microscopes and glass slides in a traditional histology or pathology laboratory setting. Although virtual microscopy image files can easily be duplicated, creating them…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Instruction, Computer Simulation, Anatomy
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Paiz, Joshua M. – TESL-EJ, 2018
As the disciplinary focus on learner agency and autonomy increases, a space for online writing labs (OWLs) is reemerging. OWL services represent an opportunity for writing centers to expand their reach both on and off campus, assisting student writers where they are at and in a way that allows them to take increased agency over their compositional…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Laboratories
Monagle, Laura L. – Congressional Research Service, 2018
Congressional offices are frequently contacted by constituents who are researching how to pay for postsecondary education. This report identifies various online sources targeted to students and parents that provide information on planning and acquiring funds for postsecondary education. Some resources also contain information on repaying,…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, College Students, Access to Information, Web Sites
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Chapman, Betsy – College and University, 2017
Fifty years ago, the existence of a dedicated parent/ family relations office at a college or university was a rare thing. Parents were not considered as involved a constituency as students, faculty, staff, or alumni. Freestanding parent and family relations offices are a relatively recent development. Many institutions have been working…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Parent Participation, Parents
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Miller, J. L.; Wilson, K.; Miller, J.; Enomoto, K. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
The use of humour in teaching and learning can be contentious, with some authors suggesting that the efficacy of humorous materials is mediated by the culture of the student. Nevertheless, humour represents a potential vehicle for the introduction of active learning in a classroom setting, as judicious use of humour may lead to a more relaxed…
Descriptors: Humor, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Foreign Students
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Ashline, George – PRIMUS, 2017
We describe the context for and implementation of a departmental alumni network. More than a database compiling facts about graduates, this network provides students with information and inspiration. It also offers a wonderful opportunity to support lifelong learning through the development of collaborative relationships between alumni and faculty…
Descriptors: Alumni, Networks, Lifelong Learning, Cooperation
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Kelsey, Louise; Uytterhoeven, Lise – Research in Dance Education, 2017
This paper reports on a focused collaborative learning and teaching research project between the Dance Department at Middlesex University and partner institution London Studio Centre. Informed by Belinda Allen's research on creative curriculum design, dance students and lecturers shared innovative learning opportunities to enhance the development…
Descriptors: Dance, Dance Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Schmeiser, Katherine – Journal of Economic Education, 2017
In this article, the author provides motivation and a template for integrating and teaching writing in a variety of economics courses: core theory or introductory courses, topic courses, and economic writing/research courses. For each assignment, pedagogical reasoning and syllabus integration are discussed. Additionally, the author shows that…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Writing Instruction, Grading, Peer Evaluation
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Khosravi, Hassan; Kitto, Kirsty; Cooper, Kendra – Journal of Educational Data Mining, 2017
Various forms of Peer-Learning Environments are increasingly being used in post-secondary education, often to help build repositories of student generated learning objects. However, large classes can result in an extensive repository, which can make it more challenging for students to search for suitable objects that both reflect their interests…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, College Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Bailey, Tabitha L.; Brown, Abbie – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
Recommendations for planning and development of online student services based on a review of the literature on research conducted in a variety of college settings. Focus topics include the institutional website, help desks and information centers, student orientation, academic support, and library services.
Descriptors: Online Systems, Web Sites, College Students, Services
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Harlan-Haughey, Sarah; Cunningham, Taylor; Lees, Katherine; Estrup, Andrew – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
Blogging is an excellent way to implement students bringing their further insights to their classmates following an exciting class discussion, continuing an exchange of ideas and providing students with another tool to improve their writing skills. Student class blogging offers many benefits--for student and instructor alike--compared to assigning…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Diaries
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Black, Bethany; Lassmann, Marie E. – College Student Journal, 2016
Many forms of technology are available to college and university instructors. Technology has become an important part of today's world and an important part of instruction in various classrooms. Many may see technology as reasonable to use in a science, mathematics, or art class. In this paper, different types of technology used in college and…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, College English, College Instruction, Student Attitudes
Ocasio, Michelle A. – Learning Languages, 2016
This article describes Second Life, a three-dimensional virtual environment in which a user creates an avatar for the purpose of socializing, learning, developing skills, and exploring a variety of academic and social areas. Since its inception in 2003, Second Life has been used by educators to build and foster innovative learning environments and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods
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