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Neff, Peter; Rucynski, John, Jr. – English Teaching Forum, 2013
This article discusses the role of culture in language teaching and provides activities for introducing culture in the classroom, focusing on teaching context and methodology to integrate culture. The authors outline five activities that can be adapted to the language level and interests of students. Instructions for each activity include language…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Teaching Methods, Role, Class Activities
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Smith, Deborah N.; Roebuck, Deborah B. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2010
Leadership educators use various tools to enable their students to learn about leadership. This article describes the assignment "Interview with a Leader" which the authors have incorporated into several different leadership courses. Grounded in constructivist and social learning theories, the authors have found this assignment to be…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Leadership, Assignments, Interviews
O'Connell, Mary Ellen, Ed.; Norwood, Janet L., Ed. – National Academies Press, 2007
"International Education and Foreign Languages" reviews the Department of Education's Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs, which provide higher education funding for international education and foreign language programs. This book offers a timely look at issues that are increasingly important in an interconnected world. It discusses the…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Federal Government, Government Role, International Education
Gottlieb, Karla, Ed.; Robinson, Gail, Ed. – Community College Press (NJ1), 2006
This curriculum guide is intended to provide practical, easy-to-use applications for the widest range of faculty who would like to develop their students' citizenship skills by integrating civic responsibility concepts and practices into their college courses. The authors recognize that community college faculty teach courses that reflect varying…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Citizenship, Community Colleges, Social Sciences
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Darcin, Emine Selcen; Turkmen, Lutfullah – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2006
The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge level of popular biotechnological issues of prospective Turkish science teachers. A questionnaire was administered during 2005-2006 academic year to 194 students in the Department of Science Education of a university in Turkey. The questionnaire covered six biotechnological issues such as…
Descriptors: Biotechnology, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Knowledge Level
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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