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Collins, Loel; Collins, Dave – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
Understanding and exploiting the synergy between theory and practice lies at the heart of effective education for outdoor professionals. Accordingly, and in an attempt to stimulate debate, this paper conceptualizes the interaction between theory and practice in the context of the education of outdoor professionals. We identify issues specific to…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Outdoor Education, Educational Philosophy, Professional Education
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Juhasz, Barbara J.; Yap, Melvin J.; Raoul, Akila; Kaye, Micaela – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2019
Word frequency is an important predictor of lexical-decision task performance. The current study further examined the role of this variable by exploring the influence of frequency trajectory. Frequency trajectory is measured by how often a word occurs in childhood relative to adulthood. Past research on the role of this variable in word…
Descriptors: Word Frequency, Predictor Variables, Grade 1, College Students
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Farah, Kimberly S.; Montepare, Joann M. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2019
Our population is aging, calling for communities to be more age friendly and younger individuals to be more aware of aging issues that will impact their personal and professional lives. However, colleges provide few opportunities for students to prepare themselves for a more age-diverse world. Drawing on a new general education core curriculum…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Aging (Individuals)
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Mulcahy, Dianne – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
This paper examines the critical contribution that affects as "bodily" capacities to act, engage and connect can make to children's learning in museums and schools. Drawing chiefly on empirical material collected over the course of visits by school children to Museums Victoria, Australia, and bringing a sociomaterial sensibility to bear,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Museums, Instruction
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Elmes, Michael B. – Journal of Management Education, 2019
This article explores the shadow dynamics of experiential learning using a psychodynamic perspective. It reviews the concept of shadow at the individual, group, and intergroup levels and draws on a short case from the author's experiences to consider how shadow dynamics may arise quickly and unexpectedly to take over the experiential learning…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Group Dynamics, Graduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Bata, Michelle; Cox-Lanyon, Vickie; Davis, Micki; Whitney, Amy – Journal of Management Education, 2019
Extant research on experiential learning primarily conceptualizes it as an opportunity for student learning. In this article, we broaden the scope to consider the impact of the student experience on two often-overlooked actors: the university and the host organization. We review three vignettes that illustrate core themes that can affect…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, School Business Relationship, Universities, Partnerships in Education
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Wijaya Mulya, Teguh – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
Student-faculty partnership has been researched by contemporary academic developers, particularly its outcomes and challenges. However, theoretical discussions linking it with larger social-educational-political discourses are still lacking. This reflection aims to help fill the gap by analysing how student-faculty partnership might contest the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Resistance to Change, Neoliberalism, Higher Education
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McMurray, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article explores the impact of funding cuts to the Further Education colleges in Scotland. The reduction in the number of students in the colleges has been hugely politically controversial. The research utilised the Infact database on the Scottish Funding Council's website and also a literature review. The research found there had been a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Retrenchment, Educational Finance, Adult Education
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Tsabar, Boaz – Ethics and Education, 2019
The article aims to discuss the ethical ambiguities inherent to pedagogical tutoring teaching-relationships work in teacher training institutions. The thrust of its argument is that the special character of teaching relationships in pedagogical tutoring work invites an implicit blurring of boundary lines (formal/informal, professional/personal),…
Descriptors: Ethics, Teacher Education Programs, Decision Making, Teacher Role
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Wiest, Lynda R.; Brock, Cynthia H.; Morton, Constance M.; Colbert, Monica N.; Linton, Ryan J.; Herrera, Brittany – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
One important area of development for educators at all levels is teaching students from diverse backgrounds, which includes attention to the important role of social class. In this reflective essay, two teacher educators and four students (two graduate, two undergraduate) examine the aspects of a course on social class and schooling that they…
Descriptors: Social Class, Student Diversity, College Students, College Faculty
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Hermanns, Jolanda; Schmidt, Bernd – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Stepped supporting tools were developed and used in the university seminar Organic Chemistry taken by nonmajor chemistry students, which supported self-regulated learning. These supporting tools were also used for accompanying homework, which included a QR code that led to additional supporting tools. The application of stepped supporting tools in…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Science Instruction, College Science, Self Control
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Yamashita, Yasunori; Giang, Hoang Ngan; Oyama, Tatsuo – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This article reports on the performance of the research funding system of 61 Japanese national universities, specifically the Japanese Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (GASR) system. The competitive Japanese research funding system is quantitatively investigated and measured, focusing on the GASR fund and its relationship with the Japanese…
Descriptors: Performance, Universities, Foreign Countries, Mathematical Models
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O'Connell, John P. – Chemical Engineering Education, 2019
Thermodynamics challenges teachers and learners. Its pervasiveness about nature, mathematical abstractness, nonnumerical relations, and complexity in applications can inhibit understanding and usage, especially by undergraduates. Perspectives are given about these obstacles, and some suggestions are made to enhance comprehension of the discipline.
Descriptors: Thermodynamics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Barriers
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Raker, Jeffrey R.; Gibbons, Rebecca E.; Cruz-Ramírez de Arellano, Daniel – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
Affect is associated with success and persistence in STEM courses and degree programs. Measurement tools that produce valid and reliable data are essential to capturing the impact of evidenced-based instructional practices and reformed curricula on learning. We report the development of the Achievement Emotions Questionnaire for use in…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Psychometrics
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Gardner, Grant E.; Parrish, Jennifer – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
Biology graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) are a critical instructional group in the successful implementation of classroom reform efforts in higher education. Despite this, little is known about effective Teaching Professional Development (TPD) of this largely novice instructor group. This Idea to explore article proposes that a comparison of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Biology, Science Instruction
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