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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
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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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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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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
Baker, Elaine DeLott; Hope, Laura; Karandjeff, Kelley – Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2009
This report offers California college faculty a closer look at contextualized teaching and learning (CTL) as a promising set of strategies and practices that can be expanded through the state's Basic Skills Initiative. The report is relevant to a range of instructional and counseling faculty, including academic and career and technical education…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Literature Reviews
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Winter, Jeffrey S. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2009
This article presents findings from a qualitative study exploring how Israeli teacher educators prepare candidates to address multicultural issues. Background is presented regarding multicultural education in Israel along with a discussion concerning Israel's unique diversity-related challenges. Findings explore multicultural practices that are…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
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Ax, Jan; Ponte, Petra; Brouwer, Niels – Educational Action Research, 2008
The aim of the study was to describe students' and teacher educators' practical experience with action research and to identify a number of special points for consideration (opportunities and limitations) which could play a role in putting research into practice in concrete terms in the courses. Students and teacher educators on three Dutch…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Action Research, Teacher Educators, Foreign Countries
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Chan, David W. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2008
This study assessed two global (general and collective) and seven domain-specific sets of teacher self-efficacy beliefs among 273 Chinese prospective and in-service teachers in Hong Kong. While teachers generally reported having the highest confidence in teaching highly able learners and the least confidence in classroom management, there were…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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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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EL-Deghaidy, Heba; Nouby, Ahmed – Computers & Education, 2008
This paper describes the results and implications of a study into the effectiveness of a blended e-learning cooperative approach (BeLCA) on Pre-Service Teacher's (PST) achievement, attitudes towards e-learning and cooperativeness. Quantitative and qualitative methodologies were used with participants of the study. Twenty-six science PSTs, enrolled…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design
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Baglione, Stephen L.; Nastanski, Michael – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2007
With online education continuing its meteoric rise, some educators continue to debate the efficacy of the medium--in particular, the ability to discuss complex subjects online. However, the online asynchronous discussion environment seems to offer some advantages over the traditional classroom including increased time for students to research and…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Discussion Groups, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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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
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