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Conover, Georgia Davis; Miller, Jacob C. – Journal of Geography, 2014
Designed as a hybrid undergraduate class that includes online exercises and in-class discussion, Places in the Media helps students better understand the spatial politics of media that help structure our everyday lives. The article is meant as a do-it-yourself guide for instructors interested in building a course like Places in the Media. As such,…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Geography Instruction, College Faculty, Undergraduate Study
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Farias, Gerard; Farias, Christine M.; Fairfield, Kent D. – Journal of Education for Business, 2010
Students are socialized to value grades, sometimes more than learning. Although many teachers are devoted to a learning-centered approach, others signal by their actions a deep-set interest in grading. The authors used a 2 x 2 matrix to analyze potential matches and mismatches between teacher orientation and student orientation. The implications…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Grades (Scholastic), Learning, Orientation
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Bailey, Richard; Garner, Mark – Teaching in Higher Education, 2010
Perceptions of the role and efficacy of written feedback in teaching and learning among teaching staff in British higher education institutions have not been extensively researched. In the present study 48 lecturers in one university and from a cross-section of disciplinary backgrounds were interviewed with respect to their lived experiences with…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Writing Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Writing Tests
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Preves, Sharon; Stephenson, Denise – Teaching Sociology, 2009
This article explores the social-psychological process of identity negotiation in collaborative teaching, using Erving Goffman's (1959) theoretical tradition of dramaturgy to analyze the classroom itself as a performance venue. A dramaturgical analysis of collaborative teaching is especially significant given this growing pedagogical trend because…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Self Concept, Teacher Role, Classroom Environment
Baker, Elaine DeLott; Hope, Laura; Karandjeff, Kelley – Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2009
This report offers California college faculty a closer look at contextualized teaching and learning (CTL) as a promising set of strategies and practices that can be expanded through the state's Basic Skills Initiative. The report is relevant to a range of instructional and counseling faculty, including academic and career and technical education…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Literature Reviews
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Popov, Oleg – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
Swedish universities frequently offer campus-based education as well as online courses, a system commonly referred to as dual mode. This paper analyses some challenging pedagogical aspects of a master's programme in engineering developed and delivered simultaneously online and on campus. Course evaluations, questionnaires, and interviews with the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Conflict of Interest, Online Courses, Engineering
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Jackson, Millie – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2008
In the fall of 2007, ebrary surveyed 906 faculty from around the world, asking them how they used electronic resources. This article, focusing on the responses of faculty to a few survey questions, finds some expected and surprising attitudes that faculty have about electronic resources for their own and students' research. (Contains 2 notes.)
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Printed Materials, Comparative Analysis
Strudler, Neal; Wetzel, Keith – Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 2008
This descriptive study investigated the benefits and costs of using electronic portfolios (EPs) in preservice teacher education. Grounded within change theory, the study examined the perspectives of faculty in six programs in which EPs have been used on a large scale for two or more years. Benefits identified include increased opportunities for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Preservice Teachers, Portfolio Assessment
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Postareff, Liisa; Lindblom-Ylanne, Sari; Nevgi, Anne – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2008
The present follow-up study examines the effect of university teachers' pedagogical training on approaches to teaching and self-efficacy beliefs measured by Approaches to Teaching Inventory and an additional part measuring motivational strategies. The effect of pedagogical training on teaching is analysed among 35 teachers who had not participated…
Descriptors: Followup Studies, College Faculty, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes
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Lofstrom, Erika; Nevgi, Anne – Interactive Learning Environments, 2008
This article focuses on how the teachers' pedagogical awareness is displayed and shaped while they learn to use information and communication technology (ICT) in their teaching and the aim here is to increase our understanding of university teachers as learners and as developers of their pedagogical awareness. The pedagogical awareness of teachers…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, College Faculty, Educational Technology, Electronic Publishing
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Villar, Luis M.; Alegre, Olga M. – Interactive Learning Environments, 2008
Online education is used for a variety of purposes in higher education. Two such purposes are improving one's performance over time and understanding one's professional development in the context of online teaching and learning. Relying on data from online staff development courses delivered in five Spanish universities, this article explores…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Quality Control, Faculty Development, College Faculty
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Baglione, Stephen L.; Nastanski, Michael – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2007
With online education continuing its meteoric rise, some educators continue to debate the efficacy of the medium--in particular, the ability to discuss complex subjects online. However, the online asynchronous discussion environment seems to offer some advantages over the traditional classroom including increased time for students to research and…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Discussion Groups, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Yu, Chien; Brandenburg, Teri – Journal of Technology Studies, 2006
This paper is to explore "I-would-have-had-more-success-if...," the reflections of a beginning online teacher and her students in an undergraduate Web-based course. The data used in the paper was gathered using the instructor's journals, student feedback, and an analysis of online discussions. The instructor maintained journals reflecting upon…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses, Student Journals
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Sattler, Nancy J. – AMATYC Review, 2005
This study investigated teacher perception of interactions used in on-line developmental mathematics courses at two-year colleges. A total of 98 AMATYC teachers were surveyed. The following conclusions were inferred from the study's findings: (a) The teacher responding to the survey was apt to be a female between the ages of 50 and 59, had taught…
Descriptors: Class Size, Gender Differences, Teaching Experience, Textbooks
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Haley, Marjorie Hall; Midgely, Allyson; Ortiz, Judy; Romano, Teresa; Ashworth, Lisa; Seewald, Amanda – Current Issues in Education, 2005
As a profession language educators are paying more attention to teacher-driven research to help clarify and explain those phenomena occurring in our classrooms. The purpose of this paper is to explore the following question: What happens when teachers apply a teacher action research (TAR) strategy for improving their classroom practice? I will…
Descriptors: Action Research, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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