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Horey, Dell; Fortune, Tracy; Nicolacopoulos, Toula; Kashima, Emiko; Mathisen, Bernice – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2018
Student attainment of capabilities associated with global citizenship remains a priority for higher education institutions. We report on a scoping review of empirical studies to explore how global citizenship is understood and enacted in higher education. The 29 included studies span the arts, psychology and social sciences, professional degrees,…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, Higher Education, College Students
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Schinske, Jeffrey; Tanner, Kimberly – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2014
This article explores a brief history of grading in higher education in the United States. Authors, Schinske and Tanner then follow up with considerations of the potential purposes of grading and insights from research literature that has explored the influence of grading on teaching and learning. Schinske and Tanner then ask: Does grading provide…
Descriptors: Grading, Higher Education, Educational History, Feedback (Response)
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Paglis, Laura L. – Journal of Management Education, 2013
Courses designed specifically to develop students' managerial skills began to emerge in the 1980s, in response to criticism of the theoretical and quantitative orientation of business school coursework. Since then, a number of management textbooks focusing on skills-based learning have been published, and many instructors have become…
Descriptors: Administrators, Job Skills, Business Administration Education, Educational History
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Pihl, Joron – Issues in Educational Research, 2012
This article explores the questions to what extent educational research addresses library use in education and how the library can contribute to intercultural education. The focus is primarily on elementary education in Europe. Analysis of research publications was based on searches for peer-reviewed journals in international databases, literary…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Multicultural Education, Educational Research, Elementary Education
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Gerbic, Philippa – Educational Media International, 2011
Teaching using a blended approach is a complex undertaking, where teachers have to address varied discipline and professional learning outcomes, different student capabilities and institutional conditions as well as creating an effective pedagogy by using the strengths of face-to-face and online settings in an integrated fashion. There is now a…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Criticism, Blended Learning, Literature Reviews
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Levy, Denise L.; Byrd, Daniel C. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2011
Listening to music is an emotional and educational experience that has the potential to shape an individual's values, actions, and worldview. Widely used in elementary education, music can also be a fresh, innovative teaching tool in higher education. Although it can be applied to virtually any subject area, critical reflection and discussion of…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Music, Educational Strategies, College Instruction
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Herring, Susan Davis – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2010
This article reports on a content analysis of research articles focusing on library services in distance education published between 1999 and 2009. The study identified 472 articles on the topic and analyzed the citations, abstracts, and indexing to determine major topics, issues, and trends discussed; methodologies used; and major journals…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Content Analysis, Library Services, Library Research
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Brown, Pamela U. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2010
The author combines a literature review with a theoretical analysis of the interface between teacher researchers and Institutional Review Boards in higher education. Maintaining that teacher researchers are "creators of knowledge" (Castle, 2006, p. 2), the article explores the lack of fit between insider research with an emic design and the…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Ethics, Educational Research, Research Proposals
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Perrett, Jamis J. – Journal of Statistics Education, 2010
A course disk in either CD or DVD format can be very beneficial to online, hybrid, or distance courses in statistics as well as traditional on-campus courses, augmenting existing technologies like course management systems. A typical course disk may include the syllabus and course outline, calendar, instructions, lecture notes and lecture…
Descriptors: Statistics, Mathematics Instruction, Computer Peripherals, Instructional Materials
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Quinn, Courtney; Burbach, Mark E.; Matkin, Gina S.; Flores, Kevin – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2009
Future decision makers in natural resource fields will be required to make judgments on issues that lack clear solutions and with information complicated by ethical challenges. Therefore, natural resource, environmental, and agricultural professionals must possess the ability to think critically about the consequences of policy, economic systems,…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Natural Resources, Environmental Education
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Wagner, C. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
Current literature on teaching research methodology in the social sciences highlights the changing nature of our world in terms of its complexity and diversity, and points to how this affects the way in which we search for answers to related problems (Brew 2003, 3; Tashakkori and Teddlie 2003, 74). New ways of approaching research problems that…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Social Sciences, Teaching Methods, Literature Reviews
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Cheng, Kai-Wen; Chen, Yu-Fen – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2008
Many people may think knowledge management is only applicable to enterprises. In fact, the inventor of knowledge management, Peter F. Drucker (2000), once stated that knowledge management can also be applied to schools and the major difference lies in the nature of how things are managed rather than what principles or norms are applied.…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Hospitality Occupations, Technical Institutes, Industry
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Tomcho, Thomas J.; Foels, Rob – Teaching of Psychology, 2008
Teaching researchers can assess learning outcome effectiveness as a function of students' graded performance or changes in knowledge, skills and behaviors, or attitudes. We meta-analyzed 197 studies to determine the effectiveness of teaching activities in "Teaching of Psychology (ToP)" both overall and also as a function of type of learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Psychology, Ethics
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Valiente, Carolina – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2008
The literature on learning styles suggests that although the behaviour of some students may appear different from what is defined as a "high-quality learning process," their conduct does not demonstrate an "inferior" approach to learning. Furthermore, existing and emerging academic literature that associates learning theories…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Theories, Higher Education, Foreign Countries