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Vicente, Aileen Joan; Tan, Tiffany Adelaine; Yu, Alvin Ray – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This study was aimed at enhancing students' learning of software engineering methods. A collaboration between the Computer Science, Business Management, and Product Design programs was formed to work on actual projects with real clients. This interdisciplinary form of collaboration simulates the realities of a diverse Software…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Computer Science Education, Engineering Education, Business Administration Education
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Guichon, Nicolas – Language Learning & Technology, 2017
This article proposes a methodology to create a multimodal corpus that can be shared with a group of researchers in order to analyze synchronous online pedagogical interactions. Epistemological aspects involved in studying online interactions from a multimodal and semiotic perspective are addressed. Then, issues and challenges raised by corpus…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Knapp, Michael S. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2017
This article addresses a gap in methodological writing, concerning typical practice in designing qualitative inquiry, especially in research on educational leadership. The article focuses on how qualitative research designs are actually developed and explores implications for scholars' work, especially for new scholars and for methods teachers.…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Instructional Leadership, College Faculty, Research Design
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 2016
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) embarked on a yearlong effort to identify and examine ways to make financial aid research more relevant to financial aid practitioners. To inform their recommendations, they surveyed NASFAA members, reviewed the…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship, Research and Development
Sheppard, Sheri; Atman, Cindy; Fleming, Lorraine; Miller, Ron; Smith, Karl; Stevens, Reed; Streveler, Ruth; Clark, Mia; Loucks-Jaret, Tina; Lund, Dennis – Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education (NJ1), 2010
The Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education (CAEE) began in January 2003 with a grant from the National Science Foundation (ESI-0227558). Two NSF Directorates, Engineering and Education and Human Resources, oversee the Center's work. The Academic Pathways Study (APS) is part of the Scholarship on Learning Engineering element of the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Longitudinal Studies, Undergraduate Students, Education Work Relationship
National Education Association Research Department, 2010
The data presented in this combined report--"Rankings & Estimates"--provide facts about the extent to which local, state, and national governments commit resources to public education. As one might expect in a nation as diverse as the United States--with respect to economics, geography, and politics--the level of commitment to…
Descriptors: School Statistics, State Departments of Education, Enrollment, Public Education
Foley, Daniel J. – National Science Foundation, 2009
This report presents data from the 2006 Survey of Doctorate Recipients (SDR). The SDR is a panel survey that collects longitudinal data, biennially, on demographic and general employment characteristics of individuals who have received a doctorate in a science, engineering, or health field from a U.S. academic institution. Sampled individuals are…
Descriptors: Surveys, Graduates, Doctoral Degrees, Engineering
Scarborough, Jule Dee – Online Submission, 2007
This Northern Illinois University College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) initiative represents the authors' first attempt to prepare engineering and technology professors for teaching to improve student learning and the Scholarship of Teaching. This college portfolio is nontraditional in that it combines a learning paper approach…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness, Worksheets, Teaching Models
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Kleiner, Brian; Thomas, Nina; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
This report presents findings from a 2006 national survey of all Title IV degree-granting 4- year postsecondary institutions on how teacher candidates within teacher education programs for initial licensure are being prepared to use educational technology once they enter the field. The "Educational Technology in Teacher Education Programs…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Programs, Institutional Characteristics
Mizell, Lee – National Endowment for the Arts, 2005
What percent of Americans have been exposed to arts education? Has it changed over time? How do demographic characteristics correlate with arts education? What is the state of arts education in U.S. schools? These research questions are the focus of this report, which is presented in two parts. Using data from the Surveys of Public Participation…
Descriptors: Fine Arts, Art Education, Music Education, Visual Arts
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Robertson, Ian S. – Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 2004
A sample of 202 students filling in a student evaluation of teaching (SET) questionnaire were asked to complete another questionnaire asking about the specific reasons for awarding a score to the specific SET questionnaire items. The aim was to find out what influenced students' judgements on those items. It was found that students' interpretation…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Problem Solving, Student Attitudes, Higher Education
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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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Chen, Simy Meng-Yu; Howard, Robert W. – Music Education Research, 2004
Why do musicians specialize in the specific instruments that they do? Research has shown effects of such factors as the perceived masculinity/femininity of instruments and musician's personality but there are little background data on other factors. The present study had two major aims. The first aim was to gather some useful background data on…
Descriptors: Musicians, Musical Instruments, Sexual Identity, Music
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2004
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students
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Todd, Malcolm; Bannister, Phil; Clegg, Sue – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2004
This article reports on findings from a research project that investigated the experiences and perceptions of final-year social science undergraduates enrolled on a dissertation module in a post-1992 UK university. The dissertation was designed to provide students with the opportunity to function autonomously and determine the content and focus of…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Social Sciences, Inquiry, Undergraduate Students