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Clay, Joy A.; Pederson, Anna C.; Seebeck, Jessica; Simmons, Catherine A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault is a pervasive problem on university and college campuses. Although not a new problem, media and political attention has placed renewed pressure on institutions of higher education to prevent and respond to campus sexual assault. To be effective, policies and procedures need to fit with the contextual and administrative realities of…
Descriptors: Rape, Campuses, College Administration, Prevention
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Rempel, Jennifer – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Offering students synchronous research and reference help can be a challenge for libraries that offer services at a distance. Virtual office hours can be a means of overcoming this challenge, allowing patrons the opportunity to seek timely point-of-need assistance. The author implemented a librarian-led virtual office hours pilot project at her…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Synchronous Communication, Computer Mediated Communication
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Sibley, Stephanie; Sauers, Lindsay; Daltry, Rachel – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2019
When determining how best to help reduce the distress that exists among today's college students, it is believed that proactive, on-campus programming is a beneficial supplement to on-campus resources that are often utilized after concerns already exist. Helping students develop resiliency skills is one proactive measure that is believed to…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Guidance Centers, College Students, Resilience (Psychology)
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Moya, Beatriz; Turra, Héctor; Chalmers, Denise – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
This article describes the development of an evaluation and impact framework to assess the effectiveness of educational innovations. It can be utilized within a single program, as well as at institutional and national levels. While it is contextualized in a Chilean university, it is argued that it is widely applicable as it is informed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Higher Education, Educational Innovation
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Cote, Robert A. – English Teaching Forum, 2018
With the increasing number of English language learners in global classrooms, it has become more and more difficult for teachers to maintain their role as the primary communicator with students via one-on-one interactions. As a result, teachers often assign duties to their students. This change of power may be difficult for teachers and students…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, English (Second Language), College Students, Foreign Countries
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Peacock, Julie; Bacon, Karen L. – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
Students undertook a one-hour urban ecology activity based on the University of Leeds campus. The aims of the session were (1) to help students to link ecological theory to practice and (2) to encourage students to begin to think about and develop an online professional identity. Students were encouraged to tweet throughout the session and were…
Descriptors: Ecology, College Students, Theory Practice Relationship, Professional Identity
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Vandenbussche, J.; Ritter, L.; Scherrer, C. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
Strong prerequisite skills are essential to student success in the calculus sequence; however, many students arrive in Calculus I with weaknesses that are difficult for them to overcome. In this paper, we describe an approach to early incentivized remediation of prerequisite material in a Calculus I course. We present data that supports the idea…
Descriptors: Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Remedial Mathematics, At Risk Students
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Brewer, Margo L.; Flavell, Helen; Trede, Franziksa; Smith, Megan – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
Universities face increasing pressure not only to embed interprofessional education within health education curricula but also to prepare graduates as catalysts of change for interprofessional, team-based approaches to health care delivery. Currently, few leadership programmes exist that support the expansion of interprofessional education. This…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Leadership Training, Higher Education, Allied Health Personnel
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Gobel, Peter; Kano, Makimi – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
PeerEval is a mobile app created for evaluating student presentations. This paper covers the rationale for creating such an app, the features of the app, and the benefits for both teachers and students. The details and initial findings of ongoing research into the efficacy of PeerEval will be briefly discussed. [For the complete proceedings, see…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs
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Sindelar, Meghan; Mamo, Martha; Wingeyer, Ana – Natural Sciences Education, 2018
Students who have completed the Soil Nutrient Relationships course at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln often contact instructors once they have begun full-time work, seeking reminders of specific concepts. These students either did not take or keep detailed notes during the course. To assist students, instructors have developed a portfolio…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Soil Science, College Students, Scientific Concepts
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Gonzalez, Joseph J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2018
Hoping to increase student engagement, the author decided to re-envision his course on contemporary global issues in a "flipped" format. The results proved encouraging--to a degree. Over the course of five semesters, applying lessons gleaned from the literature, students learned how to read challenging texts outside of class and…
Descriptors: Homework, Reading Assignments, Interviews, Teaching Methods
Excelencia in Education, 2018
Every year, "Excelencia" in Education receives submissions for Examples of "Excelencia" from across the country. Our criteria for recognition are focused on a program's success backed by evidence that shows its effectiveness in serving Latino students in higher education. Since 2005, we have recognized over 280 different…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Program Effectiveness, Student Needs
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Holden, Caitlin; McNeill, Elisa Beth; Shipley, Meagan; McDonald, Skye – Health Educator, 2018
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for school age youth, with 1 in 12 high school students reporting seriously contemplating suicide over the past year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2014). The majority of students and teachers have not received adequate mental health training (Jacobs, 2006); thus, there is a need to…
Descriptors: Suicide, Adolescents, Mental Health, Training
Excelencia in Education, 2018
What works to increase success for Latinos in colleges and universities? Since 2005, Examples of Excelencia has been the only national effort to recognize evidence-based practices that accelerate Latino student success in higher education. Through this process, "Excelencia" recognizes programs in three different academic levels as well…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Best Practices, Academic Achievement
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Miller, J. L.; Wilson, K.; Miller, J.; Enomoto, K. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
The use of humour in teaching and learning can be contentious, with some authors suggesting that the efficacy of humorous materials is mediated by the culture of the student. Nevertheless, humour represents a potential vehicle for the introduction of active learning in a classroom setting, as judicious use of humour may lead to a more relaxed…
Descriptors: Humor, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Foreign Students
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