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Wanner, Thomas – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2015
This instructional article is about an innovative teaching approach for enhancing student engagement and active learning in higher education through a combination of just-in-time teaching and the use of PowerPoint technology. The central component of this approach was students' pre-lecture preparation of a short PowerPoint presentation in which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Active Learning, Computer Software
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Choo, Teh Eng (Elaine); Paull, Megan – Issues in Educational Research, 2013
The incidence of plagiarism, according to the literature, is increasing. But why do students plagiarise and why the increase? Is it due to laziness, opportunity, ignorance, fear or ambivalence? Or do they know that there is little chance of any significant penalty? The literature suggests that all of these apply. Given this, are universities and,…
Descriptors: Incidence, Plagiarism, College Students, College Faculty
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Butler, Des – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
A traditional approach centred on weekly lectures, perhaps supported by tutorials, still predominates in modern legal education in Australia. This approach tends to focus on the transmission of knowledge about legal rules and doctrine to students, who adopt a largely passive role. Criticisms of the traditional approach have led to law schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multimedia Materials, Legal Education (Professions), Law Schools
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McLoughlin, Catherine; Lee, Mark J. W. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
Research findings in recent years provide compelling evidence of the importance of encouraging student control over the learning process as a whole. The socially based tools and technologies of the Web 2.0 movement are capable of supporting informal conversation, reflexive dialogue and collaborative content generation, enabling access to a wide…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, Learner Controlled Instruction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Hamilton, Margaret; Richardson, Joan – Journal of Learning Design, 2007
In this paper, we discuss the role of the educator in terms of designing a learning environment for the student which encourages the student to develop their own academic integrity. In such an environment, there is no need for the student to resort to plagiarism, as the learning and assessment tasks are not conducive to cheating, being unique and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Plagiarism, Student Evaluation, Cheating