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Soiferman, L. Karen – Online Submission, 2019
Each of us have our own way of writing. We all put words together differently, use different syntax, different vocabulary, and express our thoughts differently. This is our writing footprint. It is important that we empower our student writers to develop and expand their own writing footprint. Our students come to us with their writing footprints…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Student Empowerment, Language Usage, Student Characteristics
Khan, Jalal Uddin – Online Submission, 2019
Having hardly learnt any English or having at best learnt wrong English (which is worse than no English) during their junior and secondary school years and having little or no exposure to English outside their classrooms, and partly due to certain weaknesses and shortcomings in what the teachers teach and how they teach, college students in some…
Descriptors: Grammar, Spelling, Pronunciation, English (Second Language)
Pem, Kailash – Online Submission, 2019
Today's consumers also termed as the "Eye Generation" consume lots of visual data through the net, mobile phones, advertisement, mobile applications and many others. This is because the visuals are considered as a more accessible means of obtaining and communicating messages. Research works have elaborated facts and figures from surveys…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Thinking Skills, Scientific Literacy, Biology
Soiferman, L. Karen – Online Submission, 2019
Getting students to ask questions in class, about the content, can be a difficult undertaking especially once students get to university. The nature of the lecture format makes it problematic for students as they often feel like they can't ask questions. When children are small they ask questions all the time. Sometimes we get tired of them asking…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Lecture Method, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
Dansby-Giles, Gloria; Giles, Frank L.; Dansby, Jacqueline; Edwards, Anthony, Jr.; Edwards, J. T. – Online Submission, 2018
Recently, attention has focused on professional athletes with concussions. With the NFL's skepticism regarding concussions, some of their officials have been slow to acknowledge that concussions are linked to problems. (Belson & Schwarz, 2016). However, concussion related injuries in collegiate sports has taken on importance. When a cluster of…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Head Injuries, Brain
Soiferman, L. Karen – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this article was to look at some of the issues students have with reading and interpreting their instructors' post-secondary writing prompts. Every student, who attends a post-secondary institution, will at some point in their university/college career be asked to submit a writing assignment of some kind. The most common assignment…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Writing Instruction, Writing Assignments, Prompting
Hagenhofer, Eva M. – Online Submission, 2018
This is a story about urban students becoming urban teachers. It begins with the 1988 U.S. Department of Education funding of a bold idea: attracting multicultural/multilingual students to begin their teacher preparation at a two year college, preparing them to continue at a 4 year college. This is how the Milwaukee Area Technical College became…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Alumni, Teacher Education Programs
Akbas, Erdem; Hatipoglu, Çiler – Online Submission, 2018
It is now commonly accepted that academic discourses tend to provide venues for participants to interact where the producer needs to display an awareness of the audience, and metadiscourse (MD) is the set of tools enabling the involved parties to establish relationships. MD strategies allow writers to project themselves into their work, signal…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Discourse Analysis, Audience Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Tupe, Navnath – Online Submission, 2018
This theoretical article is devoted to the creation of Blended Learning Model [BLM] which aims at providing a learning environment for enriching entrepreneurial skills among women. Product Development process has been employed for developing BLM. Self-instructional strategies are also applied to design the learning situation in the BLM. Face to…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Females
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Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Guglielmin, Melanie; Otoo, Benedict Kojo – Online Submission, 2017
Plagiarism continues to be an issue in postsecondary contexts. This paper discusses how educators can take a proactive stance to prevent plagiarism and cultivate students' sense of honour and academic integrity, rather than focusing on punitive consequences after plagiarism has already occurred. Strategies include assessment design, formative…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Ethics
Chenarani, Kiarash – Online Submission, 2017
Many higher education institutions and discipline-specific associations have embraced service-learning as a way to join campuses (and specifically, academic departments across the curriculum) with their communities to positively respond to community challenges and opportunities for collaboration. Hundreds of definitions of service-learning exist…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Citizenship Education
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Jaymes, Mariyah – Online Submission, 2017
American higher education is facing another major transition with escalating costs, an influx of diverse students, and an over all question about the return on investment for higher education. Within these complexities, this essay will consider the practical history and theoretical underpinning which inform the experience for students with complex…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Diversity, Higher Education, Legal Problems
Lin, Grace Hui Chin – Online Submission, 2017
Writing is one of the four abilities in English Learning. Many students need to write their theses and dissertations in English in order to achieve their academic degrees. English writing is in fact an access of international and intercultural communication with native-speakers and non-native speakers, in academic fields. After reading abundant…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction
Choudaha, Rahul – Online Submission, 2017
Many higher education institutions are under pressure to increase revenue and reduce cost are driving momentum for doing more with less in higher education. If these pressures were not strong enough, the emergence of new services offered by a range of third-party providers has made it even more difficult to assess, implement, and evaluate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Higher Education, College Students
Chang, Sau Hou – Online Submission, 2016
This report talks about how a constructivist teacher used flipped learning in a college class. To illustrate how to use flipped learning in a constructivist classroom, examples were given with the four pillars of F-L-I-P: Flexible environment, learning culture, intentional content, and professional educator.
Descriptors: Blended Learning, College Students, Student Centered Learning, Teaching Methods
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