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Conover, Georgia Davis; Miller, Jacob C. – Journal of Geography, 2014
Designed as a hybrid undergraduate class that includes online exercises and in-class discussion, Places in the Media helps students better understand the spatial politics of media that help structure our everyday lives. The article is meant as a do-it-yourself guide for instructors interested in building a course like Places in the Media. As such,…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Geography Instruction, College Faculty, Undergraduate Study
Grubb, W. Norton – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of students require some form of remediation before taking college-level classes, and community colleges have become increasingly important in providing this education. Unfortunately, relatively few students complete the developmental courses required to make a transition to college-level work. Based on a three-year study of over…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Basic Skills, Remedial Programs
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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
Rodgers, Adrian; Jenkins, Deborah Bainer – Teachers College Press, 2010
In "Redesigning Supervision", active professionals in teacher education and professional development share research-based, alternative models for restructuring the way pre-service teachers are supervised. The authors examine the methods currently used and discuss how teacher educators have striven to change or renew these procedures. They then…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Models, Field Experience Programs
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Sirum, Karen L.; Madigan, Dan – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2010
Although there is a need for continued pedagogical advancement in science undergraduate education, what is needed more urgently is more widespread adaptation of pedagogical practices that research has already shown to promote learning. Those practices include interactive engagement pedagogies such as active learning and inquiry-based learning. The…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Science Education, Teaching Methods
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Leatham, Keith R.; Peterson, Blake E. – Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 2010
This article reports on the results of a survey of 45 secondary mathematics cooperating teachers' perceptions of the primary purposes of student teaching and their roles in accomplishing those purposes. The most common purposes were interacting with an experienced, practising teacher, having a real classroom experience, and experiencing and…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Student Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Cooperating Teachers
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Sambrook, Sally; Rowley, Jennifer – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2010
We present findings from a study exploring student and staff perceptions of the use of webnotes, and whether their availability affects attendance at lectures. A questionnaire survey gathered data from 162 undergraduate and masters students and 20 staff. Students and staff agree that webnotes have become an expected supplement to lecture delivery,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Lecture Method, Teacher Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Farias, Gerard; Farias, Christine M.; Fairfield, Kent D. – Journal of Education for Business, 2010
Students are socialized to value grades, sometimes more than learning. Although many teachers are devoted to a learning-centered approach, others signal by their actions a deep-set interest in grading. The authors used a 2 x 2 matrix to analyze potential matches and mismatches between teacher orientation and student orientation. The implications…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Grades (Scholastic), Learning, Orientation
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Clary, Renee M.; Wandersee, James H. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2010
A new challenge in science education at the university level is the implementation of effective field components within online courses. In nationwide online graduate geoscience courses composed of practicing teachers (N = 130), Google Earth laboratory exercises were incorporated to provide virtual field experiences. Student opinions of these…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Distance Education, Online Courses, Field Experience Programs
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Hyvarinen, Marja-Leena; Tanskanen, Paavo; Katajavuori, Nina; Isotalus, Pekka – Communication Education, 2010
Studies consistently confirm that there is an extensive need for new theoretical and practical directions for communication in disciplines (CID) programmes. The CID pedagogy calls for more specialized training with more specialized methods in particular professions. This study presents a method developed for practical training studies in pharmacy…
Descriptors: Mentors, Pharmacy, Communication Skills, Teaching Methods
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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Allen, Jeanne Maree; Butler-Mader, Carol; Smith, Richard A. – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2010
This paper reports an evaluation of an innovative university-school partnership in which teacher practitioners work as university lecturers in a regional Australian pre-service teacher education programme. The philosophy of this programme encompasses authentic partnerships between universities, schools and other industry employers. The study was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Teaching Experience
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De Avila, Paulo, Jr.; Torres, Bayardo B. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2010
Understanding the scientific method fosters the development of critical thinking and logical analysis of information. Additionally, proposing and testing a hypothesis is applicable not only to science, but also to ordinary facts of daily life. Knowing the way science is done and how its results are published is useful for all citizens and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Critical Thinking, Logical Thinking, Publications
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Bailey, Richard; Garner, Mark – Teaching in Higher Education, 2010
Perceptions of the role and efficacy of written feedback in teaching and learning among teaching staff in British higher education institutions have not been extensively researched. In the present study 48 lecturers in one university and from a cross-section of disciplinary backgrounds were interviewed with respect to their lived experiences with…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Writing Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Writing Tests
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Kokko, Teemu H. J.; Porhola, Maili – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2009
The present study focuses on student teachers as a prospective special resource in the prevention of school bullying in the course of their future professional careers. Special attention is paid to the influence the respondents' own childhood experiences of bullying may have in this regard. To investigate this question, we assessed the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Bullying, Empathy, Victims of Crime
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