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Wilkinson, Clare – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The principle that research should demonstrate impact is now a central driver in UK research policy, with some describing the UK as having undergone a 'culture change' in regards to evidencing the value and contribution of academic research (Watermeyer, R. 2012. "From Engagement to Impact? Articulating the Public Value of Academic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Transfer of Training, Research Skills
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Jarvis, Christine – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper considers the benefits of framing the education of Higher Education teachers as an art, and of facilitating a creative and artistic approach to teaching in Higher Education. It recognises the difficulties this poses in an international context in which Higher Education is increasingly presented as a commodity which must be standardised…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Creative Teaching, Higher Education, Art
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González-Becerra, Iria – Language Learning Journal, 2019
This cross-sectional study provides a language learning motivational profile of undergraduates from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees taking language IWLP courses (language options open to all undergraduates) in a UK institution. Trends were generated through a questionnaire (363 participants) using self-determination…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Second Language Learning, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Porto, Melina; Yulita, Leticia – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
This article describes an online project in the foreign-language classroom in which Argentinian and British university students communicated across the globe to address a topic of human rights violations. The aim of the article is to answer the question of whether there is a place in language education for forgiveness and discomforting pedagogies.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Higher Education, Civil Rights
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Kaewunruen, Sakdirat – Education Sciences, 2019
Interactive learning technology is an emerging innovation for future communication-aided teaching and learning that could positively enhance students' engagement and intrinsic motivation. Due to the virtue of interactive communication, classrooms are now anticipated to enable a variety of interaction-based learning technologies with diverse…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Case Studies, Transportation, Educational Technology
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Henri, D. C.; Morrell, L. J.; Scott, G. W. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Learner autonomy is a primary learning outcome of Higher Education in many countries. However, empirical evaluation of how student autonomy progresses during undergraduate degrees is limited. We surveyed a total of 636 students' self-perceived autonomy during a period of two academic years using the Autonomous Learning Scale. Our analysis suggests…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Personal Autonomy, Outcomes of Education, Undergraduate Students
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Scott, Margaret; Unsworth, John – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
While traditionally the viva voce examination had a central role in student assessment it fell out of favour as higher education expanded. This paper describes the development of a digital video viva examination to promote a more authentic and lower stakes method of assessment for students in their final under-graduate module. The paper presents a…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Video Technology, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
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Peart, Daniel J.; Fairhead, Orrin J.; Stamp, Keyleigh A. – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This paper shares a practice of encouraging critical analysis in science students by comparing mobile applications and peripherals to traditional tools to record physiological variables such as heart rate and blood pressure. A progressive series of case studies is described with learning outcomes mapped to the benchmark statement for Bioscience…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Physiology, Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning
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Isiaq, Sakirulai Olufemi; Jamil, Md Golam – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of a simulator for teaching programming to foster student engagement and meaningful learning. Design/methodology/approach: An exploratory mixed-method research approach was adopted in a classroom-based environment at a UK university. A rich account of student engagement dimensions…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Mixed Methods Research, Universities, Programming
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Hacking, Elisabeth Barratt; Blackmore, Chloe; Bullock, Kate; Bunnell, Tristan; Donnelly, Michael; Martin, Susan – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
International Mindedness is an overarching construct related to multilingualism, intercultural understanding and global engagement (Hill, 2012). The concept is central to the International Baccalaureate (IB) and sits at the heart of its education policies and programmes. The aim of this research study was to examine systematically how schools…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Advanced Placement Programs, Multilingualism, Cultural Awareness
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Lyon, Philippa; Letschka, Patrick; Ainsworth, Tom; Haq, Inam – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
Drawing is taught in higher education across art and design but also, increasingly, in medical education, with a variety of aims and approaches. It is argued that there is a need, in both these disciplinary domains, to make more explicit the underpinning pedagogical approach to drawing and the impact that different approaches have on learning. The…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Art Education, Medical Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Olukoga, Titilola – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2018
The Further Education (FE) sector has been considered by successive UK governments as significant to developing a global competitive edge as well as enhancing social justice. Consequently, these governments have shown keen interests in the sector and have introduced reforms and policy initiatives that have led to cultures of marketisation,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Adult Education
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Ben-David Kolikant, Yifat; ma'ayan, Ze'ev – Computer Science Education, 2018
Higher-education students now have more alternatives for searching for information than previous generations had. The Internet is a vast ocean of information sources, albeit with diverse reliability and quality. In Web 2.0 platforms, any participant can be a content creator. This reality is challenging for both the instructors and the students. We…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Higher Education, Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Osgerby, Julia; Marriott, Pru; Gee, Maria – Accounting Education, 2018
This UK based exploratory case study explores the perceptions of accounting students using visual metaphor to support personal development planning (PDP). The requirement within PDP for students to reflect on their skills and knowledge and to evaluate, visualise and communicate their development and achievement needs is demanding. Students find…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Accounting, Student Attitudes
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Hallam, Susan; Creech, Andrea; McQueen, Hilary – Music Education Research, 2018
Music education has faced considerable challenges in trying to bridge the gap between music in young people's lives and that taking place in the classroom. The 'Musical Futures' initiative aimed to devise new and imaginative ways of engaging young people, aged 11-19, in music activities through a process of informal learning based initially on…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Informal Education, Music, Music Education
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