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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
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Medaille, Ann; Usinger, Janet – College Teaching, 2019
Quiet students are sometimes misunderstood in the college classroom. Students may be quiet for reasons related to personality traits, learned behaviors, or situational factors, but regardless, their silences may be misinterpreted by their instructors as a lack of engagement in their courses. In fact, quiet students are often very engaged in the…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Characteristics, Student Participation, Student Behavior
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Pinar Alakoc, Burcu – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
Despite its popularity among students, terrorism is a sensitive and emotive topic that is difficult to learn, and challenging to teach. Given the lack of a simple definition, terrorism is hard to explain objectively and comprehensively. Perceptually value-laden and provocative, it can reinforce stereotypes and prejudices against a group of people…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Terrorism, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Stereotypes
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Narayanan; Sturtz – College Quarterly, 2018
The importance of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professions to America's ability to advance its quality of life have long been a matter of discussion on a national level. The rewards of study in these areas are as evident to those who teach it, as they are, often, difficult for students to appreciate. This article…
Descriptors: Success, Academic Achievement, Evidence Based Practice, STEM Education
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Li, Dan; Liu, Yanhong; Lee, Injung – Journal of International Students, 2018
This conceptual article presents an application of the integrative developmental model (IDM) as a framework for supervising Asian international counseling students in the United States. Asian international supervisees' characteristics and needs on four developmental levels and corresponding supervision interventions are discussed. Implications for…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Foreign Students, Supervisory Methods, Asians
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Kneale, Pauline E. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2018
Students in the mid-2010s have grown up with social media and digital research technologies. They have welfare concerns not seen in the past, and know that the workplace is changing and unpredictable as digital solutions and automation increases. A HE teachers role as a collator and interpreter of information from many library based sources into a…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, College Curriculum, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2018
Community college students are faced with a variety of complex procedures and decisions, from navigating financial aid applications and lengthy course lists, all the while determining how these immediate choices will serve their long-term educational goals. For many individuals either thinking about community college or already enrolled, these…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Students, Student Characteristics, College Administration
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Reinhardt, Michelle; Fail, Charles; Millam, Loretta A. – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Increasingly, today's adult online college student is a Millennial possessing high self-esteem but low self-efficacy as cognitive characteristics. This work examines research into these cognitive differences, Bandura's self-efficacy theory, and the role of instructor feedback aimed at improving self-efficacy and self-directedness among these adult…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Self Efficacy, Independent Study, Academic Persistence
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Rue, Penny – About Campus, 2018
Penny Rue summarizes the research on Gen Z, the current generation of college-age students, and shares what the trends mean to educators. Members of Gen Z tend to be pragmatic about higher education and expect meaningful learning experiences supported by technology. They are highly tuned in to social media sites and may need support in…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, College Students, Age Groups, Comparative Analysis
Universities UK, 2018
This report provides a snapshot of statistics from academic year 2016-17 related to students at UK higher education institutions and the income and expenditure of these institutions. The statistics reviewed include universities' research activity, student employability, and information on international students and staff. ?????Highlights include:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Income
Maguire, David; Morris, David – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
The vast majority of students in the UK experience higher education on a residential basis: they move away from home to study. But, for a significant minority of students, higher education is experienced differently. Around one-quarter of students live at home and commute to study, and in some parts of the country and at some institutions the…
Descriptors: Commuting Students, Student Experience, Foreign Countries, College Students
Dalal, Neha; Thompson, Jessica – Institute for College Access & Success, 2018
This new TICAS (The Institute for College Access & Success) brief explores how the punitive consequences of defaulting on student debt can perversely make it harder for struggling borrowers to return to school and regain their financial footing, even though graduating from college will make it easier to repay their loans. The brief includes…
Descriptors: Loan Default, Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, College Students
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Weatherford, Gwendolyn M.; Burt, Daniel J. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
Social demands for changes in higher education classrooms and subsequent evolving pedagogical practices challenge practitioners as we reflect upon the future of kinesiology. In consideration of education today and the prospect of what our classrooms and interactions will comprise of in the future, it is a requisite to consider how social…
Descriptors: Social Media, Higher Education, Educational Change, Teaching Methods
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Parrish, Jesse; Parks, Rodney; Taylor, Alexander – College and University, 2017
Increasingly, college students struggle to find translatable meaning in their college experiences. Following a program of study and dabbling in a few extra-curricular experiences proves to be enough to graduate, but somehow some students fail to thrive in all areas of well-being once they are at work. If this disconnect is rooted to a lack of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Alignment (Education), College Students, Work Study Programs
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Loveland, Elaina – Journal of College Admission, 2017
Generation Z students (born between 1995-2010) have replaced millennials on college campuses. Generation Z students are entrepreneurial, desire practical skills with their education, and are concerned about the cost of college. This article presents what need to be known about this new generation of students.
Descriptors: College Students, Student Characteristics, Generational Differences, Student Costs
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