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Farrel, Dorothy; Ray, Kateri; Rich, Telvis; Suarez, Zulema; Christenson, Brian; Jennigs, Lisa – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2018
With an increase in social work courses being offered in online and hybrid formats, it is imperative that social work programs understand the new teaching tenets and engagement mediums employed to meet the new Council on Social Work Education's Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards. This meta-analysis explores best-practices pedagogy for…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Social Work, Online Courses, Learner Engagement
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Tanriogen, Zeynep Meral – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: We can see by reviewing the relevant literature that only half of the eight characteristics of Industry 4.0 have been studied for education and the other four characteristics still need to be investigated such as "internet of things", "autonomous robots", "cyber physical systems", "vertical and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Case Studies, Assistant Principals
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McGowan, Veronica F. – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2017
In order to explore themes of privilege in regard to policy availability, language accessibility, and underlying bias, policies related to two topics of interest to higher education campus visitors, campus firearm carry policy and smoking policy, are explored to determine how Web-based information is presented to various audiences. Implications of…
Descriptors: School Policy, Smoking, Weapons, Colleges
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Yadav, Rajan; Tiruwa, Anurag; Suri, Pradeep Kumar – Journal of International Education in Business, 2017
Purpose: The growing use of internet-based learning (IBL) platforms in institutions of higher education is producing profound changes in the traditional teaching learning process worldwide. This paper aims to identify and understand the ways in which higher education institutions draw benefits by the use of such means, synthesizing the literature…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Based Instruction, Electronic Learning, Higher Education
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Yang, Le – College & Research Libraries, 2016
This study analyzed digital item metadata and keywords from Internet search engines to learn what metadata elements actually facilitate discovery of digital collections through Internet keyword searching and how significantly each metadata element affects the discovery of items in a digital repository. The study found that keywords from Internet…
Descriptors: Metadata, Internet, Electronic Libraries, Search Engines
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Wilkins, Stephen; Huisman, Jeroen – Tertiary Education and Management, 2015
The purpose of this article is to identify and discuss the possible uses of higher education journal rankings, and the associated advantages and disadvantages of using them. The research involved 40 individuals--lecturers, university managers, journal editors and publishers--who represented a range of stakeholders involved with research into…
Descriptors: Reputation, Periodicals, Peer Evaluation, Higher Education
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Faucher, Chantal; Jackson, Margaret; Cassidy, Wanda – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2015
This article reports on findings from a scan of 465 policies relevant to the handling of cyberbullying in 74 Canadian universities. It first assesses the commonalities and differences in the policies. Second, it considers how their various lenses--a human rights perspective versus a student conduct perspective, for instance--can affect the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Information Policy, Universities, Policy Analysis
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Ronau, Robert N.; Rakes, Christopher R.; Bush, Sarah B.; Driskell, Shannon O.; Niess, Margaret L.; Pugalee, David K. – American Educational Research Journal, 2014
We examined 480 dissertations on the use of technology in mathematics education and developed a Quality Framework (QF) that provided structure to consistently define and measure quality. Dissertation studies earned an average of 64.4% of the possible quality points across all methodology types, compared to studies in journals that averaged 47.2%.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Technology, Doctoral Dissertations, Mentors
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Asuncion, Jennison; Scapin, Rafael – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
This article briefly reviews the history of assistive technologies in American and Canadian postsecondary education starting in the 1990s, discusses the accessibility of e-learning and information and communication technologies (ICTs) currently popular in postsecondary education, and highlights emerging trends. Increasing use of universal design…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Disabilities
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Bell, Bradford S.; Federman, Jessica E. – Future of Children, 2013
Over the past decade postsecondary education has been moving increasingly from the classroom to online. During the fall 2010 term 31 percent of U.S. college students took at least one online course. The primary reasons for the growth of e-learning in the nation's colleges and universities include the desire of those institutions to generate…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Jiang, Hai; Emmerton, Lynne; McKauge, Leigh – Higher Education Research and Development, 2013
Health professions are increasingly focusing on the development of integrity and professionalism in students of Health disciplines. While it is expected that Health students will develop, and commit to, the highest standards of conduct as undergraduates, and henceforth through their careers, the pressures of assessment and external commitments may…
Descriptors: Integrity, Plagiarism, Standards, Undergraduate Students
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Johnson, R. Bradley; Oxendine, Symphony; Taub, Deborah J.; Robertson, Jason – New Directions for Student Services, 2013
Extensive media coverage of the suicide deaths of several gay and lesbian youth has highlighted lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth as a population at-risk for suicide. In addition, it has caused colleges and universities to address mental health and suicide behavior among this very diverse college population. One issue that…
Descriptors: Prevention, At Risk Persons, College Students, Homosexuality
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Francek, Mark – International Journal of Science Education, 2013
This paper organizes and analyses over 500 geoscience misconceptions relating to earthquakes, earth structure, geologic resources, glaciers, historical geology, karst (limestone terrains), plate tectonics, rivers, rocks and minerals, soils, volcanoes, and weathering and erosion. Journal and reliable web resources were reviewed to discover (1) the…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Misconceptions, Plate Tectonics, Oceanography
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Guo, Yuh-Jen; Wang, Shu-Ching; Statz, Shelly R.; Wynne, Craig – Professional Counselor, 2012
Growing individual access to the Internet helps universities take advantage of academic webpages to showcase unique characteristics and recruit prospective students. This study explored how the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited counseling programs have utilized their program webpages for…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Web Sites, Accreditation (Institutions), Student Recruitment
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Mueller, Jeffrey R. – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
This paper reviews and integrates best practices for online teamwork for students and instructors from current and classical literature as well as the author's own six years of online teaching experience (over 40 online courses). A qualitative reflection of six graduate and six undergraduate courses in management, human resource management and…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Fundamental Concepts, Electronic Learning, Best Practices
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