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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
Young, Nicholas D.; Michael, Christine N.; Smolinski, Jennifer A. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2018
Captivating Classrooms explores the specific role that student engagement plays in education, it argues that there are myriad factors that undergird meaningful student learning and participation--such as motivation, exciting teaching strategies, reinventing literacy instruction, and authentic assessment. This book is an extremely valuable handbook…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learner Engagement, Student Participation, Learning Motivation
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Fender, C. Melissa; Stickney, Lisa T. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
Group and team class decision-making activities often focus on demonstrating that "two heads are better than one." Typically, students solve a problem or complete an assessment individually, then in a group. Generally, the group does better and that is what the students learn. However, if that is all such an activity conveys, then a…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Group Dynamics, Cooperative Learning, Participative Decision Making
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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
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Lee, Eunbae; Pate, Joseph A.; Cozart, Deanna – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2015
Despite the rapid growth of online learning in higher education, the dropout rates for online courses has reached 50 percent. Lack of student engagement rank as a critical reason for frequent online course dropout. This article discusses autonomy support as a strategy to enhance online students' intrinsic motivation and engagement. Drawing from…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Learning Motivation, Learner Engagement
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)
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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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Gopal, Anita – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2011
The need to effectively prepare faculty to teach in a cross-cultural environment has become imperative in the context of globalizing higher education (Deardorff, 2009; Verbik, 2007). Many higher education institutions around the world have internationalized their degrees and programs, and they have established foreign branch campuses to provide…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Change Strategies, Educational Strategies
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Crose, Brian – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2011
The number of students studying abroad is continuing to grow, which allows for intercultural learning to take place while forming cross-cultural relationships. This intercultural understanding plays a vital role as businesses begin operating in the global marketplace where cross-cultural relationships and understanding are needed. International…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism
Business-Higher Education Forum (NJ1), 2010
The Business-Higher Education Forum's (BHEF's) Securing America's Leadership in STEM Initiative has broken new ground in addressing one of the nation's most critical challenges--increasing the number of students who are interested in and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, the so-called "STEM" fields. The…
Descriptors: Careers, Majors (Students), Undergraduate Study, College Graduates
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McGrail, J. Patrick; McGrail, Ewa – Innovate: Journal of Online Education, 2009
Current copyright law was formulated before the digital technology became widely available and well before Web 2.0 changed the way that information is created and shared. J. Patrick McGrail and Ewa McGrail argue that copyright law has failed to keep up with the social and legal changes that have accompanied the technological developments of the…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Internet
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Kilbourn, Brent; Alvarez, Isabel – Computers & Education, 2008
This paper argues for understanding ICT from the standpoint of philosophical world views. We present a framework, based on Pepper's root-metaphors (Formism, Contextualism, Mechanism, Organicism, and Animism/Mysticism) and we illustrate the use of the framework by looking at a common example of ICT: e-mail. It is argued that such a framework is…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, World Views, Educational Strategies, Computer Mediated Communication
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Glenny, Robb W. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2008
This brief review is meant to serve as a refresher for faculty teaching respiratory physiology to medical students. The concepts of ventilation and perfusion matching are some of the most challenging ideas to learn and teach. Some strategies to consider in teaching these concepts are, first, to build from simple to more complex by starting with a…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Physiology, Ventilation, Lecture Method
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Shi, Fuqian; Wei, Jincai – International Education Studies, 2008
In the current teaching activities on curriculum, teachers taught all kinds of computer language at the most of the time. Students also focus on a variety of examinations, but the real time to train students' independent software developing skill is very limited. This has resulted in the students only to copy other people's systems design ideas,…
Descriptors: Programming, Creative Thinking, Creative Development, Science Activities
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