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Song, Huan; Xu, Miao – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
Purpose: From the perspective of performance standards-based teacher education, this article aimed to address progress and challenges of China's teacher preparation quality assurance system. Design/Approach/Methods: This review is based on policy review and case studies. Retrieving to the existing research literature, this research sorted out the…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Policy, Standards
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Strayhorn, Terrell L. – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter presents a new model for fostering effective, collaborative partnerships between academic and student affairs at Minority-Serving Institutions, using an illustrative case study from a historically Black college/university (HBCU) located in Tennessee. After laying the context for collaborations in higher education, the author presents…
Descriptors: Career Education, Black Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Case Studies
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Pham, Hue Thi – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2019
Introduction: There is little research applying structuration theory in library collaboration studies. This research aims to show how structuration theory informed a study of collaborative relationships between academics and librarians in two universities of Vietnam and Australia. Method: The research used the case study method. Data collection…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Librarians, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Pacheco, Lluís; Ningsu, Luo; Pujol, Toni; Gonzalez, Jose Ramon; Ferrer, Inès – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to report on a case study concerning the development of sustainable energy partnerships involving engineering faculty and undergraduate students at the University of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Design/methodology/approach: Faculty were motivated to seek partnerships with public and private entities in the local area for the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Case Studies, Active Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Tan, Paulo; Thorius, Kathleen King – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
This case study documents a professional learning community (PLC) comprised of urban elementary educators working toward equitable education for students with dis/abilities. We employ an equity-expansive learning frame to evoke and then examine tensions and contradictions that emerged during the PLC and mediated learning as evidenced by…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mathematics Education, Communities of Practice, Urban Schools
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Vidal, Helena; Hockstein, Lisa; Ahern, Joy; Stein, Karen – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
Museum educators and instructors of English as a Second Language (ESOL) at a community college in New York reflect on their experiences facilitating a program designed to enrich the language, cultural, and visual literacy skills of adult immigrant students. The CALTA21 program brought together three stakeholders, immigrant ESOL students, language…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Communities of Practice, English (Second Language)
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Mbah, Marcellus – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Against the backdrop of Africa's quest for development, there have been emerging demands for its universities to do more in contributing to development drives beyond their immediate sphere of operation. Drawing on an instrumental case study within an African community, this article heartens a reconsideration of African universities' community…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, School Community Relationship, Universities, Case Studies
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Sampson, Carrie; Overholser, Amber; Gatti Schafer, Josie – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
Nonprofit community-based organizations (CBOs) increasingly provide services that are traditionally thought to be a governmental responsibility. Through a qualitative case study, we examine the role, politics, and sustainability of a nonprofit CBO aimed at expanding opportunities for underserved youth. Our findings explain how this CBO worked to…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Community Organizations, Sustainability, Case Studies
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Poloma, Asabe W.; Szelényi, Katalin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This historical multi-case study uses the concepts of coloniality of knowledge, critical hybridity, and indigeneity in examining higher education development in Africa through the efforts of Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, two educational reformers and former international students in the USA. We develop a framework for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations
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Paletta, Angelo; Bonoli, Alessandra – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Starting from the experience of the University of Bologna, this paper provides an innovative framework to analyse how universities are rethinking courses and curricula, teaching, research programmes, campus operation and partnership to address the Agenda 2030. Design/methodology/approach: The paper proposes a methodological approach to…
Descriptors: Governance, Strategic Planning, Student Mobility, International Cooperation
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Fasching-Varner, Kenneth J.; Stone, Michaela P; Mella, Roberto Mora; Henríquez, Francisco Olave; Palma, Macarena Yacoman – Education Sciences, 2019
This article provides an empirical context for the role that bi/multi-lingual children and families may play in supporting pre-service and in-service educators engaging difference through a literacy and language situated study abroad internship in Chile. Drawing on data over a 15-year longitudinal study of the program, the authors examine how…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Burch, Stuart; Dongxu, Chen; Jingjing, Fu; Zhiyi, Guan; Yu, Qi; Shuo, Tang; Yi, Tian; Senyang, Xie – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
This article demonstrates how a teaching case study approach can benefit museum studies courses. It takes as its focus the widely reported rescue of a boys' football team from a flooded cave in Thailand (2018). The success of this multinational effort led to immediate calls for the establishment of a "living museum" dedicated to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Neary, Joanne; Osborne, Michael – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2018
While initial discussions of the third mission of universities focussed on market-orientated behaviours of universities, more recently it has been connected to activities that focus on social justice and promoting sustainability (Trencher, Bai, Evans, McCormick & Yarime, 2014; Appe & Barragán, 2017). It has been suggested that the third…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Community Involvement
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Bigg, Martin; Brooks, Ian; Clayton, William; Darwen, Jamie; Gough, Georgina; Hyland, Fiona; Longhurst, James; Tierney, Ash; Tweddell, Hannah; Walsh, Amy; Willmore, Chris – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
HEIs are well placed to engage with local communities, and can connect students with organisations through several pathways, such as volunteering opportunities, placements, internships, or projects. The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE), the University of Bristol and their respective Students' Unions have been working in partnership…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Life Style, Universities, Student Unions
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Nerantzi, Chrissi – Open Praxis, 2018
This paper reports on the design and development of an empirical cross-boundary, collaborative open learning framework for cross-institutional academic development. The framework is one of the key outputs of a phenomenographic study into the lived experience of open learners in two open cross-institutional courses. Data was collected through…
Descriptors: Physics, Interdisciplinary Approach, Case Studies, Higher Education
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