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Darling-Hammond, Linda – Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, 2009
Recent findings from a Mathematica study comparing the performance of teachers prepared via alternative and traditional routes have been interpreted to suggest that policymakers and practitioners should expand the use of fast-entry alternative routes and seek teachers trained through such programs, as they presumably perform as well in the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Traditional Schools, Educational Opportunities, Alternative Teacher Certification
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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This article is intended for business law and legal environment instructors who want to help students understand how they might react when presented with an ethical conflict, no matter how big or how small. The article discusses not only the compelling ethical issues that may arise in reneging cases, but also legal issues. The article provides…
Descriptors: Laws, Ethics, Conflict, Legal Problems
Baker, Elaine DeLott; Hope, Laura; Karandjeff, Kelley – Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2009
This report offers California college faculty a closer look at contextualized teaching and learning (CTL) as a promising set of strategies and practices that can be expanded through the state's Basic Skills Initiative. The report is relevant to a range of instructional and counseling faculty, including academic and career and technical education…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Literature Reviews
Riegelman, Richard K.; Albertine, Susan – Association of American Colleges and Universities (NJ1), 2008
This curriculum guide serves to assist faculty who are developing undergraduate courses in public health as well as educational administrators and faculty curriculum committees who are designing undergraduate public health curricula. The approach outlined in these recommendations focuses on the development of three core courses, each of which is…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Health Education, Global Education, General Education
Downing, Dick; Lamont, Emily – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2007
HEARTS (Higher Education, the Arts and Schools) project was established with the intention of strengthening the arts element of initial training of primary school teachers. During the academic years 2004/6, six higher education institutes (HEIs) were given financial and practical support to introduce new programmes of arts work into their…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Student Teachers, Higher Education, Teacher Education
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Abrami, Philip C.; Poulsen, Catherine; Chambers, Bette – Educational Psychology, 2004
This study applied expectancy theory to integrate the numerous and disparate explanations that researchers and educators have proposed to account for teacher resistance to implementing cooperative learning as an educational innovation. The cooperative learning implementation questionnaire (CLIQ) contained 48 items grouped under three broad…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Innovation, Cooperative Learning, Questionnaires
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Beckett, David; Gough, Jenny – Studies in Continuing Education, 2004
How can teaching construct professional identity? In a large Australian teaching hospital, a support program for trainee paediatricians who themselves conduct clinical (bedside) tutorials for groups of medical students invites them to focus on their professional identities as teachers, separately from their identities as clinicians, and to…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Hospitals, Medical Education, Foreign Countries