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Haney, Jennifer – Journal of Geography, 2017
Geography is in a unique position to address the topic of terrorism both inside and outside the classroom and has much to offer in terms of crafting effective measures to counter some of the most pressing threats to international security. As little consideration has been given to teaching about this important subject matter at the university…
Descriptors: Geography, Teaching Methods, Terrorism, Case Studies
Ford, Kristie A. – Liberal Education, 2017
Student-led rallies and protests continue to gain attention nationwide, due in part to the use of social media. Debates over free speech, acts of protest during the national anthem, and mascot choices or building names reflecting racist histories all illustrate the tensions present on many college campuses. Lack of faculty and staff expertise in…
Descriptors: Activism, Organizational Change, College Environment, College Students
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Prud'homme-Généreux, Annie – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2017
This column provides original articles on innovations in case study teaching, assessment of the method, as well as case studies with teaching notes. The author shares the strategies and tools that teachers can use to manage a case study classroom effectively.
Descriptors: Case Studies, Science Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Classroom Techniques
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Julian, Kristi D.; Parrott, Deborah J. – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2017
Makerspaces supply a venue for students to construct a variety of real-world products at the collegiate level using science and technology standards. The maker movement is sweeping the science learning community by storm in the library setting with remarkable success. The maker movement provides an opportunity to transform the library into a…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Creative Activities, College Students, Academic Libraries
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Iarussi, Melanie M.; Shaw, Brian M. – Journal of College Counseling, 2016
The need to refer students to off-campus mental health providers is common in college counseling. Such referrals can be challenging for college counselors who strive to meet students' counseling needs while adhering to ethical and center policy guidelines. In this article, the authors explore the nature and challenges of referral in college…
Descriptors: Models, Referral, Counseling Services, Mental Health
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Yoshimura, Christina Granato; Campbell, Kimberly Brown – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2016
A university in the United States Mountain West utilized grant resources to track counseling services for students who were currently experiencing or who had historically experienced relationship violence, sexual assault and/or stalking. This report reflects on the first 2 years of this program, including an overview of prevalence and reporting…
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling Services, Violence, Sexual Abuse
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Barclay, Susan R.; Stoltz, Kevin B. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2016
Providing cost efficient, yet effective, student services, including career services, is a critical component in higher education. Career services must include the perspectives of the 21st-century work place. We advocate for the delivery of career development services in a group format using a narrative approach to career counseling with college…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Vignettes, Group Counseling, Career Counseling
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Muñoz, José A.; Culton, Kenneth R. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
This article takes the practical inquiry model as an approach to designing a course on social movements that combines self-directed investigation and group discussion as an avenue for deep learning. For the purpose of developing a case study, a guided approach is provided that allows the students to explore theory on their own and make connections…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Case Studies, Social Change, Group Discussion
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Cargas, Sarita – Honors in Practice, 2016
In this article Sarita Cargas suggests that getting honors students used to analyzing controversies will contribute to their developing a disposition toward critical thinking. She goes on to say that the value of teaching critical-thinking skills complements the movement of many honors programs toward teaching more than just disciplinary content.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Honors Curriculum, Critical Thinking
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Goldberg, Daniel B. – Journal of College Counseling, 2016
The application of theory in this article expanded on Chickering and Reisser's ([Chickering, A. W., 1993]) 7-vectors framework by considering the effects of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) on the normal experience of student development in higher education. The article includes an overview of the prevalence and effects of CSA and a case study of a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Development, Case Studies, Sexual Abuse
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Koglbauer, René; Andersen, Elizabeth; Stewart, Sophie – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This case study introduces a final year undergraduate module in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. The module offers a model for embedding careers in modern languages teaching into the curriculum, and thereby enhancing student employability. The case study gives an insight into the various strands of activity undertaken by the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Teaching Methods
Brown, Gary R.; Rhodes, Terrel L. – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2016
America's institutions of higher education have been challenged to develop new strategies to improve the success of all students. With more and more students attending multiple institutions, improving the transfer process is key to ensuring all students succeed. AAC&U launched the Quality Collaboratives (QC) project in 2011 with support from…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Case Studies, Partnerships in Education
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Biasini, Rosalba; Bohm, Anke; Rabadán-Gómez, Marina – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The Year Abroad (YA) is arguably the most valued feature of any languages degree, according to employers (British Academy & UCML, 2012). The resilience and problem-solving capacities developed by students who undertake a period of residence abroad are sought-after characteristics in the job market. Thus, most languages degrees in the UK…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Placement, Study Abroad, Work Experience Programs
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Huc-Hepher, Saskia; Barros, Elsa Huertas – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This paper presents an e-collaboration project involving real-time videoconferencing exchanges between students from the University of Westminster and the Université Catholique de Lille. Students drew on diverse resources, including written quantitative data and first-hand qualitative data in French/English to complete weekly tasks. Follow-up work…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, College Students, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Murray, Neil; Nallaya, Shashi – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
As the number of students entering higher education continues to increase, many English-medium universities have been looking carefully at how to more effectively ensure that those for whom English is not a first language have the opportunity to develop the academic literacies they require to successfully engage with and complete their studies as…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Student Diversity, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language)
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