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Kuebel, Christa – Music Educators Journal, 2019
Researchers have published an increasing number of reports about undergraduate music students suffering from depression, anxiety, and stress as well as of in-service teachers' experiences with burnout. Whether an undergraduate music student, a teacher, or a teacher educator, those in our profession need to increase awareness of the prevalence of…
Descriptors: Health, Wellness, Music Teachers, Preservice Teachers
Anzelone, Caitlin; Yu, Justine; Subedi, Prabin – Administration for Children & Families, 2018
This case study is designed to be a teaching guide for graduate and undergraduate students in behavioral science courses, as well as a resource for practitioners curious about this field. It is intended to help readers practice applying a behavioral diagnosis and design methodology to a real-world challenge: increasing attendance at an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Services, Attendance, Tax Credits
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Schumacher, Gary; Hammonds, Craig – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2015
This case is written for graduate students in a superintendency seminar course, a school-community relations course, or a school leadership course, such as a school politics course. It presents a highly charged school referendum issue in a school district that is comprised of two distinctly different communities. An initial referendum to construct…
Descriptors: School Districts, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Voting, Educational Change
Head, Alison J.; Eisenberg, Michael B. – Project Information Literacy, 2010
A report of findings from a content analysis of 191 course-related research assignment handouts distributed to undergraduates on 28 college campuses across the U.S., as part of Project Information Literacy. A majority of handouts in the sample emphasized standards about the mechanics of compiling college research papers, more so than guiding…
Descriptors: Assignments, Instructional Materials, Research Tools, Information Sources
PEPNet, 2009
"Planning for College Success" (PCS) is a curriculum model designed by Sharon Downs, M.S., for a course intended to assist deaf and hard of hearing students during their initial introduction to college life. This program allows students to work one-on-one with a counselor to plan for their college success. The program includes short-term goals and…
Descriptors: Student Educational Objectives, College Preparation, Developmental Studies Programs, Post High School Guidance
Bell, Reginald L.; Quazi, Rahim – Online Submission, 2005
This study investigates whether significant differences exist across college undergraduates' grade levels, majors, gender, age levels, and income levels regarding their perceptions of visual aid usage in effective presentations. These differences were measured by subjecting 226 college undergraduates at a medium sized state university to a Visual…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Income, Age Differences, Student Characteristics
Goff-Kfouri, Carol Ann – Online Submission, 2004
The purpose of this article was to clarify the seemingly contrary philosophies of learner centered and teacher centered teaching approaches. First, the benefits of both approaches are described. Examples of ways in which teacher centered classes using thoughtful questioning techniques or focused lectures enhance learning are presented. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Participation, Writing Strategies, Writing Exercises
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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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Gupta, Madan L. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2004
Students in a physical sciences course were introduced to cooperative learning at the University of Queensland, Gatton Campus. Groups of four to five students worked together in tutorial and practical sessions. Mid-term and practical examinations were abolished and 40% of total marks were allocated to the cooperative learning activities. A peer-…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Undergraduate Students, Physical Sciences
Caliver, Ambrose – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1933
This bulletin presents a fundamental study of the social backgrounds of college freshmen in 33 colleges for Negro youth located in 17 states. The purpose of this study is to establish criteria and reveal trends with which local schools may compare their own student bodies; and to furnish a body of information which will be helpful in establishing…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Opportunities, College Freshmen, Presidents