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Steyn, Carly; Davies, Clint; Sambo, Adeel – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Student evaluations of teaching and learning are playing an increasingly important role in the delivery of high-quality, student-centred education. Insights into student perceptions of their learning experience provide important information that can be used to inform course design and development. The majority of course evaluations take the form…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Feedback (Response), Curriculum Development, Course Content
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Baldwin, Sally; Ching, Yu-Hui; Hsu, Yu-Chang – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2018
This research identifies six online course evaluation instruments used nationally or in statewide systems. We examined the characteristics (i.e., number of standards and criteria) and coded the criteria that guide the design of online courses. We discussed the focus of the instruments and their unique features.
Descriptors: Online Courses, Course Evaluation, Measures (Individuals), Curriculum Design
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Asare, Samuel; Daniel, Ben Kei – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2018
Students' feedback on teaching activities significantly contributes to the enhancement of the quality of teaching and learning. Conventionally students evaluate teaching activities through paper based systems, where they fill out and return paper copies of teaching or course evaluation. In the last decades, institutions are moving student…
Descriptors: Response Rates (Questionnaires), Performance Factors, Literature Reviews, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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Allahar, Haven; Brathwaite, Candace – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
Entrepreneurship courses are now a feature of the curricula of many tertiary-level business schools. While there is a growing body of research on the subject of entrepreneurship education and learning, studies of the executive master of business administration (EMBA) are relatively sparse. This article offers an example of an entrepreneurship…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Business Schools, Business Administration Education, Masters Programs
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dos Santos, Vinicius; de Souza, Érica F.; Felizardo, Katia R; Vijaykumar, Nandamudi L. – Informatics in Education, 2017
Context: concept Maps (CMs) enable the creation of a schematic representation of a domain knowledge. For this reason, CMs have been applied in different research areas, including Computer Science. Objective: the objective of this paper is to present the results of a systematic mapping study conducted to collect and evaluate existing research on…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Computer Science Education, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
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Holstein, Simona; Cohen, Anat – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
The characteristics of successful MOOCs were explored in this study. Thousands of student reviews regarding five xMOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) in the fields of software, science, and management were extracted from the Coursetalk website and analyzed by quantitative and qualitative methods using the Garrison, Anderson, and Archer (2000)…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Instructional Effectiveness, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
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Hunt, Kathleen P.; Krakow, Melinda M. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
Lauded as a rewarding pedagogical approach, community-engagement can be time-consuming, resource-intensive, and difficult for instructors to manage for effective student learning outcomes. Collaborative teaching can allow instructors working in the same classroom to draw from each others' expertise and share resources. In this essay, we propose a…
Descriptors: Food, Food Standards, Teacher Collaboration, School Community Programs
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Brownell, Sara E.; Kloser, Matthew J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
Recent calls for reform have advocated for extensive changes to undergraduate science lab experiences, namely providing more authentic research experiences for students. Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) have attempted to eschew the limitations of traditional "cookbook" laboratory exercises and have received…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Guidelines
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Demir, Yusuf; Ertas, Abdullah – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2014
Coursebook evaluation helps practitioners decide on the most appropriate coursebook to be exploited. Moreover, evaluation process enables to predict the potential strengths and weaknesses of a given coursebook. Checklist method is probably the most widely adopted way of judging coursebooks and there are plenty of ELT coursebook evaluation…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Course Evaluation, Instructional Material Evaluation, Media Selection
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Romrell, Danae; Kidder, Lisa C.; Wood, Emma – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2014
As mobile devices become more prominent in the lives of students, the use of mobile devices has the potential to transform learning. Mobile learning, or mLearning, is defined as learning that is personalized, situated, and connected through the use of a mobile device. As mLearning activities are developed, there is a need for a framework within…
Descriptors: Models, Evaluation Methods, Course Evaluation, Electronic Learning
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Cohen, Nancy L.; Carbone, Elena T.; Beffa-Negrini, Patricia A. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2011
Objective: To assess how postsecondary online nutrition education courses (ONEC) are delivered, determine ONEC effectiveness, identify theoretical models used, and identify future research needs. Design: Systematic search of database literature. Setting: Postsecondary education. Participants: Nine research articles evaluating postsecondary ONEC.…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Introductory Courses, Management Systems, Models
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Orlova, Irina A.; Kennedy, Jelane A. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2009
This article examines available literature on college English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. The literature available on college ESL programs falls into three categories: (1) research reports and articles, (2) recent theoretical discussions on ESL teaching, and (3) thought pieces discussing college ESL curriculum development and assessment…
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, English (Second Language), Literature Reviews, Research Reports
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Xiao, Junhong – Open Learning, 2008
English language teaching (ELT) has played an important role in the Chinese Radio and Television Universities (RTVU) network since its establishment in the late 1970s. Based on a literature review and reflection from an insider's perspective, this paper gives a full account of the RTVU distance ELT model, examining how it supports autonomous…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Television
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Calkins, Kaijsa J. – Public Services Quarterly, 2007
The recent literature on college and university library instruction largely focuses on undergraduate and, more specifically, first-year students. During a review, the author found that discussion of graduate students in library and information science literature is dominated by studies of information behavior and much less often on instruction…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Graduate Students, Library Instruction, Academic Libraries
Junaidu, Salahu – Online Submission, 2004
The success of an online learning project lies in the continuous study and improvement of the cardinal components of the online learning paradigm, such as students' attitude and the course content. This paper reports results of a case-study conducted at KFUPM regarding students' attitudes to online learning, the course material and the courses'…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Course Content, Online Courses, Distance Education
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