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Hasan, Sk. Mahmudul; Khan, Eijaz Ahmed; Nabi, Md. Noor Un – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the literature on effectiveness of entrepreneurship education by empirically assessing the role of university entrepreneurial education in entrepreneurship development and reporting the results. Design/methodology/approach: A quantitative method was applied for this study. This research was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Valtonen, Teemu; Sointu, Erkko; Kukkonen, Jari; Kontkanen, Sini; Lambert, Matthew C.; Mäkitalo-Siegl, Kati – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Twenty-first century skills have attracted significant attention in recent years. Students of today and the future are expected to have the skills necessary for collaborating, problem solving, creative and innovative thinking, and the ability to take advantage of information and communication technology (ICT) applications. Teachers must be…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy
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Pelletier, Kathie L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
This study extends the empirical findings of the use of continuous, lecture-embedded assessments to increase engagement and enhance learning. Outcome data (exam performance and attendance rates) from college students in three upper-division business course sections who took quizzes and wrote two-minute papers (test group) were compared to outcome…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Learner Engagement, Learning Motivation, Self Efficacy
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Stearns, Donald E.; Houlihan, Adam J.; Corbo, Christopher P.; Mosher, Roy H. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Two professors co-taught critical and civic thinking in the same first-semester course for four years. For the first year, they used computerized argument mapping and critical-thinking-for-civic-thinking (CT)[superscript 2] exercises based on open-ended scenarios framed within a civic context. The instructors assessed student skill levels using…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Civics
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McEwan, Michael P. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
The interplay between student and teacher expectations about the requirements for successful learning in higher education (HE) can impact on successful student outcomes. This study aims to identify and understand the expectations that first year university students have towards essay production during their acculturation to HE. By examining the…
Descriptors: Essays, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Higher Education
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Flaherty, Joan; McAdams, Bruce G.; LeBlanc, Joshua E. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
Anecdotal evidence suggests that post-secondary institutions in Canada and beyond are experimenting with the practice of substituting conventional, discipline-centred course titles with more creatively phrased, learner-centred titles. However, we could find no scholarly research to affirm, challenge or guide this practice. This study represents a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Courses, Student Surveys
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Prevatt, Frances; Smith, Shannon M.; Diers, Sarah; Marshall, Diana; Coleman, Jennifer; Valler, Emilee; Miller, Nathan – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2017
College students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often experience increased academic difficulties, which can negatively impact graduation rates, employment, self-esteem, and mental health. ADHD coaching assists students with ADHD to reduce such difficulties. The present study evaluated the processes involved in ADHD coaching…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Time Management, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Coaching (Performance)
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Aguirre, Grant; Hyman, Michael R.; Goudge, Darrell; Genchev, Stefan; Carrell, Amy; Hamilton, Corey – Journal of Education for Business, 2017
Within the context of a transformative learning field experiment, the ethical ideologies of marketing majors, logistics majors, and nonbusiness majors were found to differ. Based on this finding, a field experiment was conducted to determine the effect (if any) that ethics instruction has on marketing and logistics majors versus nonbusiness…
Descriptors: Ethics, Marketing, Majors (Students), Transformative Learning
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Hunt, Tamerah N.; Harris, Laura; Way, David – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2017
Context: Concussion legislation mandates that health care providers have experience in concussion management. Unfortunately, standards for current continuing and clinician education are ill defined. Objective: (1) Determine if a didactic-based educational intervention would increase knowledge and perceived expertise and (2) examine the…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Knowledge Level, Correlation, Experience
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Camp, Heather – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
This article explores goal setting as a teacher development practice in higher education. It reports on a study of college teacher goal setting informed by goal setting theory. Analysis of study participants' goal setting practices and their experiences with goal pursuit offers a framework for thinking about the kinds of goals teachers might set…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Faculty Development, Self Efficacy, Higher Education
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Khodary, Manal Mohamed – English Language Teaching, 2017
This study aimed at exploring the effect of Edmodo use on developing Saudi English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students' Self-Directed Learning (SDL). It employed a quasi-experimental design that included a one group design. The participants (n = 45) were all fifth level students at Languages and Translation Department, Arar Faculty of Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Independent Study
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Su, Sophia; Baird, Kevin – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This study provides an insight into the collegiality of Australian accounting academics and the association of collegiality with their work-related attitudes and academic performance. Data were collected by a survey questionnaire from a random sample of 267 accounting academics within Australian universities. The results suggest a moderate level…
Descriptors: Accounting, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Collegiality
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Tomas, Louisa; Girgenti, Sarah; Jackson, Cliff – Environmental Education Research, 2017
The education for sustainability (EfS) literature espouses participatory, praxis-orientated, place-based and holistic approaches to teaching and learning. The introduction of a first-year EfS unit for pre-service teachers at James Cook University provided an opportunity to explore their attitudes toward EfS and their perceptions of the relevant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Sustainability
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Liu, Tzu-Ying – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2017
In recent years, with the rapid development of mobile devices, mobile learning (m-learning) has becoming another popular topic. There is a strong need for both researchers and educators to be aware of adult learners' attitudes toward English mobile learning, yet relevant studies on mobile learning to promote English learning for adult learners are…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Telecommunications
Lockley, Jeannie; Jackson, Nykela; Downing, Allison; Roberts, Jalynn – Online Submission, 2017
General education teachers are encouraged in many teacher education programs to differentiate instruction. The question was if instructors in teacher education programs modeled differentiated instruction (DI) in their teacher education programs. University instructors in teacher education programs were surveyed about their use of DI. DI included…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Individualized Instruction, Teacher Educators, Teacher Surveys
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