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Oversby, John – Australian Teacher Education Association, 2009
The Relevance of Science Education project (ROSE, 2009 and 2004) has indicated a lack of motivation towards schools science. Unfortunately, the questionnaire ROSE used did not include questions on History and Philosophy of Science (HPS). The History and Philosophy in Science Teaching (HIPST) project is dedicated to inserting that perspective into…
Descriptors: Museums, Teacher Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Relevance (Education)
Thaller, Eva A. – 1995
This study examined the attitudes of junior and senior studio art majors toward their education and choice of school through analysis of questionnaires completed by 22 students, fieldnotes, and in-depth interviews with 6 students. Students were also questioned concerning what connection they saw between their matriculation and their expectations…
Descriptors: Art Education, Careers, Case Studies, College Choice
Ward, Kelly – 1996
This study examined institutional support for service-learning within the framework of service-learning as a part of the national agenda for higher education since the late 1980s. This investigation addressed three concerns: (1) how campus administrators support (or fail to support) service-learning on their campus; (2) how different groups (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Faculty
James, Chris; Clarke, Brenda – 1996
The effectiveness of flexible modes of learning in postregistration nursing, midwifery, and health visiting education and practice in England was examined through three surveys and case studies. Of the 874 questionnaires mailed to institutions (colleges of nursing, colleges of higher education, National Health Service (NHS) trusts, hospices, and…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Case Studies, Flexible Progression, Foreign Countries
Barker, Bruce O.; Dickson, Michael W. – 1993
In 1993 the Western Illinois University and Illinois State Board of Education Satellite Education Network broadcast a series of 10 half-hour instructional programs focused on mathematics inservice training for Illinois school teachers in grades 5-8 and 9-12. Project funding came from the Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Education Program through…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communications Satellites, Cost Effectiveness, Distance Education
Singleton, Melody A.; And Others – 1980
"Student Powered" research, defined as a comprehensive reliance on or involvement of students as research staff members in all or most phases of a serious research effort, is discussed. It is suggested that there are several conditions necessary for student powered mail survey questionnaire research projects to be initiated, that there…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Case Studies, College Students, Comparative Analysis
Suelzle, Marijean; And Others – 1980
Research and instructional role strains are identified, based on the use of large-scale mail surveys for college self-study that are used to teach introductory research methodology. The two organizational hierarchies, the research model and the instructional model, are examined. Experiences at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois…
Descriptors: Accountability, Case Studies, College Administration, College Faculty
George, Verna E. – 1995
Well-designed performance appraisals should provide employees with feedback concerning their performance, serve as a basis for modifying behavior toward more effective work habits, and provide managers with data which they can use to judge future job assignments and compensation. Poorly-designed ones, used as short-term control systems, can create…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Case Studies, Employee Attitudes, Feedback
Major, Nigel – 1994
COCA, which consists of both authoring tools and a runtime shell, is a system intended to provide teachers with genuine access to intelligent tutoring system (ITS) technology and to give them control over domain material and teaching strategies. To evaluate the effectiveness of COCA, 10 subjects (five university teachers and five school teachers)…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Authoring Aids (Programming), Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Blin, Francoise; Wilson, Diana – Computers & Education, 1994
Considers the use of pre- and posttest results as formative evaluation tools and describes a small group evaluation of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) courseware dealing with French for banking. Test design is discussed, including standards, validity, and reliability; and results from user questionnaires are examined. (Contains 14…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction