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Donnelly, Peter – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"How to Succeed at Interprofessional Education" offers an introduction to the principles and practice of interprofessional education (IPE). By examining the rationale behind IPE, its application, and the frameworks for using it effectively, the author demonstrates that when healthcare professionals learn together and collaborate as a…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Rodriguez, Sheila; Wan, Yinmei – Learning Point Associates, 2010
The trends are clear--a high school education is no longer adequate to prepare young people for the rapidly changing information economy of the 21st century. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (2009), approximately 65 percent of the fastest growing jobs today require at least some form of postsecondary education. If the United States is to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Attendance, Young Adults, Minority Groups
Warters, Bill; Wendy, Smith J. – Online Submission, 2003
These guidelines were developed by a national working group seminar hosted by the FIPSE-funded Conflict Management in Higher Education Resource Center. They provide a set of best-practices related to the establishment of conflict-handling services for colleges and universities. Seminar participants were carefully chose to represent faculty,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Seminars, Guidelines, Human Resources
Felder, Richard M.; Brent, Rebecca – 2002
Since Engineering Criteria 2000 (EC 2000) was first introduced as the standard for American engineering education programs, most discussion in the literature has focused on how to assess Outcomes 3a-3k (specific outcomes or abilities engineering students must acquire as defined by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) and…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Cooperative Learning, Engineering Education, Evaluation
British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer, Vancouver. – 2001
This document is a guide for teachers, career counselors, community practitioners, and students to navigate the British Columbia (BC) Transfer TIPS (transfer information for post-secondary success), a handbook for students intending to transfer among institutions listed in the BC Transfer TIPS. Specifically, the BC Transfer TIPS is intended…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Classroom Techniques, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Cooper, James L.; Robinson, Pamela – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2000
Describes a number of informal "turn-to-your-neighbor" approaches that create an active learning environment in college lecture settings. These include: launching class in discussion, breaking up the lecture for comprehension checks, closing class with small-group conversation, and debriefing exams. (DB)
Descriptors: Class Size, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Group Discussion
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Smith, Karl A. – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2000
Describes formal, intensive small group activities in large college classes, as well as initiatives to redesign courses around small-group learning. Strategies include "jigsaw," structured controversy, problem-based cooperative learning, and restructured lecture-recitation-laboratory activities. Notes basis of such strategies in constructivist…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Constructivism (Learning), Cooperative Learning
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MacGregor, Jean – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2000
Discusses some initiatives that address problems of a fragmented curriculum and student isolation in large college classes through restructuring. These include peer-facilitated learning communities (such as emerging scholars programs), linked-class learning communities (e.g., linked writing courses), course-cluster learning communities, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Higher Education
Edgar, Christopher, Ed.; Wood, Susan Nelson, Ed. – 1996
This book is a guide to using new computer technologies in innovative ways to teach writing, particularly imaginative writing. The book shows how on-line technology can be a positive tool in the classroom, if the focus is on the users of the technology and the technology is integrated into the curriculum. The book is divided into five sections and…
Descriptors: Change, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology
Giles, Pam – 1998
This tipsheet describes C-Print[TM], a computer-aided speech-to-print transcription system, as a support service option for deaf and hard-of-hearing student(s) in mainstream educational environments. C-Print requires a typist to capture a teacher's lecture (and students' comments) into a laptop computer. The typed information is displayed…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Computer Uses in Education, Deafness
Orlando, Richard; Gramly, Mary Ellen; Hoke, Janet – 1997
This report examines the current status of tutorial programs for deaf and hard of hearing students at the postsecondary level and offers guidelines for administrators, faculty, and staff. Sections of the report discuss the following aspects of tutoring these students: (1) tutoring as an academic support service; (2) what tutoring provides; (3)…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Deafness, Educational Legislation, Hearing Impairments
Andersen, Catherine; Boyd, Barbara; Brecklein, Kim; Dietz, Charles; Gibson-Harman, Kim; Ishman, Sybil – 1997
This report examines the need of many deaf and hard of hearing college freshmen for remediation in one or both of two areas, reading and writing in English and mathematics. It explores the kinds of assessments most commonly used in these areas, suggests modifications for testing basic instruction and remediation, and offers some programmatic…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Deafness, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Legislation
Higgins, Chris; Reading, Judy; Taylor, Paul – 1996
This book examines issues and methods for conducting research into the educational resource environment in colleges and universities. That environment is defined as whatever is used to facilitate the learning process, including learning space, support staff, and teaching staff. Chapter 1 is an introduction to the series and lays out the process of…
Descriptors: Action Research, College Instruction, Delivery Systems, Educational Research
Wintergerst, Ann C., Ed. – 1995
The guide to self-study of programs teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) contains a series of essays on aspects of the self-study process and products. "Part One: Insights into the Self-Study Process" includes the following articles: "The TESOL Self-Study Program" (Ann C. Wintergerst, Carol J. Kreidler); and "Undertaking a…
Descriptors: Consultants, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Institutional Research
McElhinney, Jim – 1994
Graduate students studying personnel evaluation were each assigned to interview three professionals regarding their experiences with personnel evaluation. Five interview questions, common across the 12 class members, were supplied. In class, students were formed into groups, a chairperson and recorder were selected for each group, and an agenda…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Graduate Study
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