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Macfarlane, Bruce; Burg, Damon – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The core themes of research into higher education studies (HES) have previously been identified through quantitative approaches focused on publication patterns, but there is a lack of fine-grained, qualitative analysis about the development of the field. This paper provides an intergenerational analysis of the emergence of HES in the UK since the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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Procario-Foley, Carl B. – Religious Education, 2017
This article examines how the field of religious education informs religiously based colleges and universities as they teach about their institutional missions. A discussion of the audiences, languages, and the temporal orientations of institutional mission education is intended to provide insights and parameters as mission offices chart their…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Institutional Mission, Futures (of Society), Accountability
Leacock, Jamie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Sexual violence in the United States continues to be a growing problem. Collegiate women face some of the highest rates of sexual violence, with statistics estimating one in four women will have this unwanted experience sometime during their college career. With Title IX administrators required to provide sexual violence awareness, more colleges…
Descriptors: Rape, Males, Prevention, Audiences
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Turnbow, Dominique; Zeidman-Karpinski, Annie – Communications in Information Literacy, 2016
Instruction librarians want clear data showing the effectiveness of our workshops as a way of demonstrating our value in education. This article uses instructional design approaches to show how to make specific changes when writing and measuring our learning outcomes to capture what we are doing in our sessions. Unlike instructors with classes…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Workshops, Librarians, Models
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Huber, Mary Taylor; Robinson, Jennifer Meta – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2016
From early days, SoTL scholars have documented the "small significant networks" (Roxå and Mårtensson's term) in which colleagues discuss teaching in local gatherings, as well as in broadly attended conferences and publications. Recent ISSOTL discussions recognize the significance of efforts at this scale and seek to situate them in a…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Outreach Programs, Scholarship, Instruction
Bell, Stephanie; Lewis, J. P. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2015
In recent years, the pressure for educators to cultivate civic participation among Canada's apathetic youth voters has been mounting. Between 1998 and 2007, a national wave of curriculum reform introducing or enhancing civic engagement education occurred at the secondary level. In this study, we explore the role and place of civic engagement in…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Course Descriptions, Assignments, Curriculum
Howard, Melissa – Online Submission, 2014
The intent for this paper is to show that communication within the higher education field is a current problem. By looking first at the different styles, forms, and audiences for communication, the reader will hopefully gain perspective as to why this is such a problem in higher education today. Since the Millennial generation is the newest set of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Age Groups, Generational Differences, Organizational Change
Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Madrid, Spain, February 28-March 2, 2014. The Mobile Learning 2014 International Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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Ing, Marsha; Fung, Wenson W.; Kisailus, David – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2013
Communicating research findings with others is a skill essential to the success of future STEM professionals. However, little is known about how this skill can be nurtured through participating in undergraduate research. The purpose of this study is to quantify undergraduate participation in research in a materials science and engineering…
Descriptors: Engineering, Audiences, Communication Skills, Educational Research
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Brownell, Sara E.; Price, Jordan V.; Steinman, Lawrence – Advances in Physiology Education, 2013
Most scientists agree that comprehension of primary scientific papers and communication of scientific concepts are two of the most important skills that we can teach, but few undergraduate biology courses make these explicit course goals. We designed an undergraduate neuroimmunology course that uses a writing-intensive format. Using a mixture of…
Descriptors: Biology, Audiences, Communication Skills, Scientific Concepts
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Griffith, Jane – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2013
This study is a snapshot of how Ontario universities are currently promoting academic integrity (AI) online. Rather than concentrating on policies, this paper uses a semiotic methodology to consider how the websites of Ontario's publicly funded universities present AI through language and image. The paper begins by surveying each website and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Integrity, Cheating, Ethics
Hess, Jeffrey Todd – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Leadership theory routinely focuses on the relationships of leaders within the context of the work environment; however, culture and, specifically, films are a pervasive influence on both individuals and work environments. The literature review revealed that the relationships between higher-education faculty and administrators are strained. A…
Descriptors: Films, Work Environment, Administrators, Educational Administration
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Prescott, Andrew – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2012
A 2008 article by Patrick Juola describes the digital humanities community as marginal to mainstream academic discussions and suggests that its work has little scholarly impact. At the same time, mainstream humanities scholars are using digital resources more and more, but these resources are chiefly produced by libraries and commercial…
Descriptors: Audiences, Humanities, Scholarship, Technology Uses in Education
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Wartenberg, Thomas E. – Theory and Research in Education, 2012
This article is a response to criticism of my book "Big Ideas for Little Kids." The main topics addressed are: Who is the audience for the book? Can people without formal philosophical training can be good facilitators of elementary school philosophy discussions? Is it important to assess attempts to teach philosophy in elementary school? Should…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Educational Philosophy, Criticism, Audiences
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Tight, Malcolm – Tertiary Education and Management, 2012
This article examines the levels of analysis adopted in higher education research, using a database of 567 articles published in 15 leading higher education journals internationally during 2010. Level of analysis is a relatively overlooked issue in this field of research, when compared with methodology, theory and/or topic--to which it is, of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Journal Articles, Content Analysis
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