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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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Popov, Oleg – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
Swedish universities frequently offer campus-based education as well as online courses, a system commonly referred to as dual mode. This paper analyses some challenging pedagogical aspects of a master's programme in engineering developed and delivered simultaneously online and on campus. Course evaluations, questionnaires, and interviews with the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Conflict of Interest, Online Courses, Engineering
Strudler, Neal; Wetzel, Keith – Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 2008
This descriptive study investigated the benefits and costs of using electronic portfolios (EPs) in preservice teacher education. Grounded within change theory, the study examined the perspectives of faculty in six programs in which EPs have been used on a large scale for two or more years. Benefits identified include increased opportunities for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Preservice Teachers, Portfolio Assessment
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Postareff, Liisa; Lindblom-Ylanne, Sari; Nevgi, Anne – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2008
The present follow-up study examines the effect of university teachers' pedagogical training on approaches to teaching and self-efficacy beliefs measured by Approaches to Teaching Inventory and an additional part measuring motivational strategies. The effect of pedagogical training on teaching is analysed among 35 teachers who had not participated…
Descriptors: Followup Studies, College Faculty, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes
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Lofstrom, Erika; Nevgi, Anne – Interactive Learning Environments, 2008
This article focuses on how the teachers' pedagogical awareness is displayed and shaped while they learn to use information and communication technology (ICT) in their teaching and the aim here is to increase our understanding of university teachers as learners and as developers of their pedagogical awareness. The pedagogical awareness of teachers…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, College Faculty, Educational Technology, Electronic Publishing
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Villar, Luis M.; Alegre, Olga M. – Interactive Learning Environments, 2008
Online education is used for a variety of purposes in higher education. Two such purposes are improving one's performance over time and understanding one's professional development in the context of online teaching and learning. Relying on data from online staff development courses delivered in five Spanish universities, this article explores…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Quality Control, Faculty Development, College Faculty
Beran, Tanya; Violato, Claudio; Kline, Don; Frideres, Jim – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2005
Students, faculty and administrators at a major Canadian university were surveyed to investigate the utility or "consequential validity" of student ratings of instructors. Of the 1,229 (approximately equal number of males and females) students and alumni, about half (52%) indicated that they had never used the ratings, but of those who…
Descriptors: Validity, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Fanghanel, Joelle – Studies in Higher Education, 2004
In response to policy developments in higher education in the UK, the Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTHE--now merged in the Higher Education Academy) was established in 1999 to provide a national framework for teaching and learning at tertiary level. This article considers the training environment of novice lecturers…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Education, Foreign Countries