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Díaz, Adriana Raquel – Multilingual Matters, 2013
Despite widespread agreement about the need to develop interculturally competent graduates, there is a lack of agreement about how this goal may be achieved in practice. This is significant as universities around the world, particularly in English-speaking countries, have espoused an interculturally-aware vision for their future graduates and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Higher Education, College Faculty
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De Welde, Kristine; Foote, Nicola; Hayford, Michelle; Rosenthal, Martha – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2013
This paper explores the potential of collaborative interdisciplinary teaching as a mechanism for advancing feminist pedagogies. The authors, individually and collectively, engage in feminist academic work (e.g., scholarship and teaching) that challenges traditional academic expectations in their disciplines and at their institution. The authors do…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teacher Collaboration, Feminism
New Media Consortium, 2013
The "Technology Outlook for Latin American Higher Education 2013-2018: An NMC Horizon Project Regional Analysis" was released as a collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC), the Centro Superior para la Enseñanza Virtual (CSEV), and Virtual Educa. This report -- published both in Spanish and English -- will inform…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning
Clouder, Lynn, Ed.; Broughan, Christine, Ed.; Jewell, Steve, Ed.; Steventon, Graham, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
With a unique focus on the relationship between assessment and engagement this book explores what works in terms of keeping students on course to succeed. Against a backdrop of massification and the associated increase in student diversity there is an escalating requirement for personalized, technology driven learning in higher education. In…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Expertise, Evidence, Feedback (Response)
Education Partnerships, Inc., 2012
Increasingly, colleges and universities have begun to recognize the potential of students who do not meet standard admissions criteria, or who, despite their talents and abilities, come from educational backgrounds that did not prepare them adequately for the rigors of higher education. As a result, many of these institutions use alternative…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Academic Support Services, Study Skills, College Preparation
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Roman, Harry T. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
The world of man-made design is all around, in everyday objects and appliances people use without a second thought. In this exercise, students have an opportunity to challenge the common refrigerator's design--and improve it. This approach can be used with many other appliances.
Descriptors: Equipment, Design, Scoring Rubrics, Higher Education
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Owens, Michael A. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2012
This case was developed for use in a course in educational leadership or organizational theory with a focus on change in educational organizations. In this case narrative, data are presented relating to a proposed restructuring of an educational leadership program. Students should analyze the narrative to look for information that helps them…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Schools of Education, Organizational Change, Online Courses
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Miller, Ann Neville; McCain, Joan – Communication Teacher, 2012
Although a growing number of universities are mounting concentrations or degrees in health communication, the most common level of training offered in the subject is a single introductory course. Typically, prerequisites for these courses are an introduction to communication course and/or a communication theory course. This makes it challenging to…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Introductory Courses, Advertising, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Strawbridge, Marilyn – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2012
Exercise physiology seems to be a course that students love or hate. Many physical education students and others involved in the related areas of health, teaching, recreation, dance, athletic training, fitness, and motor learning and development find this course a requirement at some point in their curriculum. Inquiry-based learning is an…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Inquiry, Active Learning
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Chun, Marc – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2012
If educators want students to practice and prepare for challenges they might eventually face, there are a number of useful strategies to connect academic learning to the "real world." One is to ask students to complete what are variously called "performance tasks," "case studies," "simulations," or "project- or problem-based learning units."…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Active Learning, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods
Lindeman, Cheryl A. – NCSSSMST Journal, 2012
Teaching and learning in the information age can be stressful. It seems only yesterday teachers were trying to imagine what the information age would be like. Now their brains are bombarded by billions of words every time they perform a "Google Search." There is a calm to the chaos when teachers focus on the foundation of their profession. Their…
Descriptors: Evidence, Instructional Design, Biotechnology, Teaching Methods
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Smith, Korydon; Smith, Carl – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2012
As the economic pressure to teach more students with fewer (and less costly) instructors has increased in higher education, the utilisation of non-career teachers has become more prevalent. Design education has not escaped this phenomenon; non-career teachers, such as graduate and undergraduate students or design practitioners, have become…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Higher Education
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Swenson-Lepper, Tammy – Communication Teacher, 2012
First-year students at many universities find themselves in new communities, with little understanding of how their new university, city, academic, or career communities function. Developing a student's sense of community can have long-term benefits. Using the theme of "Community" in the basic public speaking course provides students with…
Descriptors: Assignments, Public Speaking, Speech Skills, College Freshmen
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Laboe, Mark; Nass, Karl – Journal of College and Character, 2012
The authors explore ways that faith and a commitment to social justice can be integrated into learning in higher education today. They also seek to highlight six foundational insights emerging from the proceedings of the National Faith, Justice, and Civic Learning (NFJCL) conference related to the importance of effectively reintegrating the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Beliefs, Reflection
Dochy, Filip; Gijbels, David; Segers, Mien; Van den Bossche, Piet – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Workplace and professional learning, lifelong learning, adult learning, learning in different contexts have become of more and more interest and now dominate all aspects of 21st century life. Learning is no longer about "storing and recall" but "development and flow". "Theories of Learning in the Workplace" offers fascinating overviews into some…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Learning Theories, Informal Education, Educational Psychology
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