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deLuse, Stephanie – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Every class has a first day, yet many professors only read the syllabus to students rather than more intentionally leveraging the day to set up understandings that enhance learning and classroom management. Logic, experience, and research indicate that it is not just content expertise that matters to student experience and learning: it is also the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Experience, Learning Experience, Classroom Environment
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Makarius, Erin E. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
Edutainment, while seemingly a new and trending idea, is quite simply the combination of education and entertainment, or improving learning by making it more engaging. What began as a way to teach children concepts in a fun way (e.g., School House Rock) has evolved into an integration of technology, design, and academics (e.g., TED talks).…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Learning Experience, Educational Technology, Administrator Education
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Armstrong, Craig E. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
Entrepreneurship education is increasingly shifting from learning about entrepreneurship to developing entrepreneurial skills. One skill all entrepreneurship students need to develop is the ability to assess whether or not there is a market for their new product or service. Recent popular trade books like Eric Ries's "Lean Startup" and…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Experiential Learning, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
Brinkley, Alan; El-Fakahany, Esam; Dessants, Betty; Flamm, Michael; Forcey, Charles B., Jr.; Ouellett, Mathew L.; Rothschild, Eric – University of Chicago Press, 2011
Those who teach college students have extensive training in their disciplines, but unlike their counterparts at the high school or elementary school level, they often have surprisingly little instruction in the craft of teaching itself. "The Chicago Handbook for Teachers, Second Edition", is an extraordinarily helpful guide for anyone facing the…
Descriptors: Reference Materials, Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Ayvazo, Shiri – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2009
The physical education field abounds with theoretically sound curricular approaches such as fitness education, skill theme approach, tactical approach, and sport education. In an era that emphasizes authentic sport experiences, the Sport Education Model includes unique features that sets it apart from other curricular models and can be a valuable…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Physical Education, Teaching Styles, Racquet Sports
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Moen, David H.; Powell, John E. – American Journal of Business Education, 2008
Using Microsoft┬« Excel, several interactive, computerized learning modules are developed to illustrate the Central Limit Theorem's appropriateness for comparing the difference between the means of any two populations. These modules are used in the classroom to enhance the comprehension of this theorem as well as the concepts that provide the…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Computer Simulation, Classroom Techniques, Concept Teaching
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Tanner, Kimberly; Allen, Deborah – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2007
As a general phrase, "cultural competence" can often conjure for the unfamiliar reader a vision of a person who is fair, just, and open, a person who is nice, someone who is a good person at heart. Cultural competence, however, goes far beyond the everyday meanings that its component words invoke, and it is an active area of scholarship and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Biology, Teaching Methods, Cultural Context
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Washer, Peter – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on observation of teaching in a Higher Education (HE) context with a view to proposing some guidelines for the design and practice of institutional systems to observe teaching. Design/methodology/approach: A literature review and a proposed model for a system of observation of teaching…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Classroom Techniques, Observation, Models
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Good, Jennifer; Bennett, Joan – New Educator, 2005
Teacher retention is a critical problem in public education (Ingersoll, 2002), demanding collaboration between universities and local public school systems. Using veteran teacher mentors employed in a public school system to facilitate ongoing monthly support groups, communities of beginning teachers were formed, embedded within the public schools…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Support Groups, Public Schools, Mentors
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
Johannessen, Larry R. – 2000
This paper proceeds through an interdisciplinary unit of inquiry-based instruction, using the Vietnam War combat novel or memoir as a coming of age narrative, the classic thematic structure of the "bildungsroman." The paper discusses several key inquiry activities and asks readers to focus on two other key inquiry activities to help illustrate how…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Fiction, Higher Education
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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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Caropreso, Edward J.; Haggerty, Mark – College Teaching, 2000
Describes an alternative approach to introductory economics based on a cooperative learning model, "Learning Together." Discussion of issues in economics education and cooperative learning in higher education leads to explanation of how to adapt the Learning Together Model to lesson planning in economics. A flow chart illustrates the process for a…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Economics, Higher Education
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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
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