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Hardre, Patricia L.; Nanny, Mark; Refai, Hazen; Ling, Chen; Slater, Janis – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2010
The present study follows a cohort of 17 K-12 teachers through a six-week resident learning experience in science and engineering, and on into the planning and implementation of applications for their classrooms. This Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program was examined using the strategic approach of design-based research, with its fluid,…
Descriptors: Mentors, Elementary Secondary Education, Adult Learning, Engineering
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Harter, Cynthia L.; Becker, William E.; Watts, Michael – Journal of Economic Education, 2004
How much time do academic economists allocate to teaching, research, and service, and how much time do their departments want them to allocate to these pursuits? As a result of the decline in economics majors in the early 1990s, was there a change in the reward system and time allocation of academic economists toward teaching? In this study, the…
Descriptors: Surveys, Majors (Students), Universities, Teaching Methods
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Singh, Parbudyal; Pan, William – College Student Journal, 2004
Colleges and universities are increasingly using online education across North America. There is, however, a debate on the effectiveness of this new technology as a pedagogical tool. In this paper, using our experiences in teaching more than l0 online courses, we examine the role of online education, its advantages and disadvantages, methods of…
Descriptors: Universities, Online Courses, Higher Education, Computer Uses in Education