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Taylor, Zachary W. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2018
Fewer international students have applied to and enrolled in US institutions, as 40 per cent of US institutions reported a drop in international applications since 2016. Subsequently, US institutions must ensure that their international admissions materials are as equitable and transparent as possible. Expanding previous work, this study examines…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, College Admission, School Catalogs
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Henderson, Holly – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This paper first argues for the importance of continued analysis of marketising discourses in Higher Education (HE), both despite and because of their ubiquity. Secondly, the paper looks specifically at college-based HE provision in English Further Education (FE). Using the 'possible selves' concept alongside critical discourse analysis, the paper…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis, Critical Theory
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Vartanova, Elena; Lukina, Maria – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2017
The article presents a general picture of higher education institutions offering journalism undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs located in different parts of the Russian Federation. Monitoring websites of all the universities with journalism education discovered 150 such institutions. They are unevenly dispersed around the country, but…
Descriptors: Journalism, Journalism Education, Private Colleges, Undergraduate Students
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Al-Tuwayrish, Raneem Khalid – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
Artificial Intelligence or AI as it is popularly known and its corollary, Machine Translation (MT) have long engaged scientists, thinkers and linguists alike in the twenty first century. However, the wider question that lies in the relation between technology and translation is, What does technology do to language? This is an important question in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computational Linguistics, Translation, Second Language Learning
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Krishnan, Rathi – NADE Digest, 2016
This paper is based on a presentation made at NADE 2016, in Anaheim, California, entitled "Turnitin--An Extraordinary Teaching and Feedback Tool in the Writing Classroom" which discussed the value and benefits of using Turnitin (TII), a subscription-based software/website available to universities that serves as an audio-visual feedback…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Writing Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Computer Software
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Hunt, Kathleen P.; Krakow, Melinda M. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
Lauded as a rewarding pedagogical approach, community-engagement can be time-consuming, resource-intensive, and difficult for instructors to manage for effective student learning outcomes. Collaborative teaching can allow instructors working in the same classroom to draw from each others' expertise and share resources. In this essay, we propose a…
Descriptors: Food, Food Standards, Teacher Collaboration, School Community Programs
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Kumar, Archana; Mukherjee, Avinandan; McGinnis, John – Marketing Education Review, 2015
This paper outlines the experiences of developing a new hands-on marketing course. The objective of the course was to simulate the real-world scenario of starting an online retailing business and let students become entrepreneurs. Students were challenged to assimilate and apply relevant e-retailing knowledge while being responsible for designing,…
Descriptors: Internet, Retailing, Marketing, Web Sites
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Jaidev, Radhika – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2014
Employees in the global workplace must be able to communicate effectively with interlocutors from different cultural backgrounds. To do this, they must be aware of the similarities and differences between their own and other cultures and of cultural biases that they and other people may have. This paper reports on the use of pedagogical blogging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Electronic Publishing
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Buck, Amber – Research in the Teaching of English, 2012
Young adults represent the most avid users of social network sites, and they are also the most concerned with their online identity management, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project. These practices represent important literate activity today, as individuals who are writing online learn to negotiate interfaces, user agreements,…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Social Networks, Internet, Web Sites
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Yang, C.; Chang, Y. -S. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2012
Blogs have been increasingly used to supplement traditional classroom lectures in higher education. This paper explores the use of blogs, and how student attitudes towards online peer interaction and peer learning, as well as motivation to learn from peers, may differ when using the blog comments feature, and when students are encouraged to read…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Undergraduate Students, Electronic Publishing, Academic Achievement
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Colon-Aguirre, Monica; Fleming-May, Rachel A. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2012
This study presents findings from one-on-one interviews with 21 undergraduate students at a large public research university in the southeastern United States. While the preliminary focus of the study was to be students' opinions about and use of Wikipedia as a resource for course-related research, many of the interviews evolved into discussion…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Use Studies, Library Materials, Encyclopedias
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Carver, Brian W.; Davis, Rochelle; Kelley, Robin T.; Obar, Jonathan A.; Davis, Lianna L. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
During the 2010-11 academic year, the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, worked with professors at universities across the United States who were interested in using Wikipedia as a teaching tool in their classrooms through a pilot version of the Wikipedia Education Program. This article presents a case study…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Web Sites, Encyclopedias
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Witney, Debbie; Smallbone, Teresa – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2011
Dissatisfaction with the quality of student group work, in terms of content and process, from both academics and students, is a constant challenge to the development of appropriate teaching, learning and assessment strategies. Developments in Web 2.0 technology could potentially offer a solution. This paper explores the experience of full-time…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Cooperative Learning, Student Attitudes
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Boles, Jacoby; Newmark, Julianne – Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2011
This website is the creation of one of Julianne Newmark's students, Jacoby Boles, the Editorial Assistant for the e-journal "Xchanges." Jacoby reflects, via this site, on his experiences as a member of the Technical Communication 371 "Publications Management" course at New Mexico Tech. This course was explicitly designed to…
Descriptors: Technical Writing, Electronic Journals, Web Sites, Undergraduate Students
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Deitering, Anne-Marie; Gronemyer, Kate – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2011
Undergraduate students are expected to find, evaluate, and use peer-reviewed or scholarly literature, but they rarely learn about the process of creating new knowledge or the roles the literature plays in the work of scholars. A desired outcome of undergraduate education is the understanding that knowledge is created, evolving, and contextual…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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