NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Policymakers1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 122 results Save | Export
Woods, Chenoa S.; Park, Toby; Hu, Shouping; Betrand Jones, Tamara – Community College Review, 2018
Objective: In recent years, developmental education (DE) reform has led to a restructuring of the placement process, redesigning of course instructional modalities, or implementing student support services to supplement developmental coursework. In Florida, recent legislative changes allowed students to opt out of placement testing and enroll…
Descriptors: Secondary School Curriculum, Introductory Courses, Educational Change, Academic Advising
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hutto, Pamela Noel – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Community colleges are under pressure to educate a growing student population while economic resources in higher education are diminishing. One measure of success for colleges is the ability to retain students. Due to the varied nature of the community college population, measuring student retention is challenging. One facet of student retention…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Persistence, Teacher Employment, Correlation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Vasquez-Colina, Maria D.; Maslin-Ostrowski, Pat; Baba, Suria – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
This case study used qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate challenges of learning and teaching research methods by examining graduate students' use of collaborative technology (i.e., digital tools that enable collaboration and information seeking such as software and social media) and students' computer self-efficacy. We conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Research Methodology, Methods Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Soicher, Raechel N.; Gurung, Regan A. R. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2017
Previous research has indicated that an intervention called "exam wrappers" can improve students' metacognition when they are using wrappers in more than one course per academic term. In this study, we tested if exam wrappers would improve students' metacognition and academic performance when used in only one course per academic term. A…
Descriptors: Intervention, Metacognition, Academic Achievement, Student Improvement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gibbons, Rebecca E.; Laga, Emily E.; Leon, Jessica; Villafan~e, Sachel M.; Stains, Marilyne; Murphy, Kristen; Raker, Jeffrey R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
Research on classroom response systems (CRSs) in chemical education has primarily focused on the development of evidence-based strategies for implementation and novel practitioner uses of CRSs in instructional practice. Our national survey of postsecondary chemistry faculty extends these discussions, providing a broad-based understanding of the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Chemistry, Audience Response Systems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Macgowan, Mark J.; Wong, Stephen E. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Objective: This is a replication of a study that examined the effects of teaching foundation competencies in group work to social work students and assessed their self-confidence in applying these skills. This study improves on the first by utilizing a controlled design. Method: Twenty-six master of social work students were taught group work…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Social Work, Introductory Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fortun, Jenny; Morales, Ana Cecilia; Tempest, Helen Ghislaine – Journal of Biological Education, 2017
Case-based learning (CBL) has been proposed as an effective method to promote student knowledge and motivation. The timing and methods for implementation have varied among schools, and data regarding the effectiveness of this pedagogy compared to other learning modalities are inconclusive. We introduced five different cases in the first course of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Medical Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Student Satisfaction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Reyes, Maria E.; Hutchinson, Cynthia J.; Little, Mary – SRATE Journal, 2017
Florida Senate Bill 1108, requires educators applying for re-certification to earn one college credit or the equivalent in-service points in teaching students with disabilities (SWD). To assist educators in fulfilling this requirement, a college of education designed an online course and an educator's summer institute (ESI). This article examines…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Teaching Skills, Inservice Teacher Education, College Credits
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Nold, Herbert – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Numerous studies and United States Department of Education reports indicate that university graduates lack critical thinking and problem solving skills that are needed for success in both the classroom and the modern workplace. Success in the classroom and workplace is a function of many attributes that change with the situation, but the ability…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Teaching Methods, Action Research, Research Projects
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Flasch, Paulina; Taylor, Dalena; Clauber, Rikke Nynne; Robinson, Edward, III – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
The current study utilized a single-group pretest-posttest design to evaluate students' self-perceived competence and comfort of using a variety of play therapy techniques and interventions with a range of client populations as a result of taking a one-week intensive course in Play Therapy. In an effort to conduct course evaluation and explore…
Descriptors: Play Therapy, Counselor Training, Self Efficacy, Competence
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hahn, William; Leslie, Beth – Journal of Education for Business, 2017
The authors explore the results of the Comprehensive Business Exam (CBE) administered to business majors during their senior-year business capstone course. The study results identified students' SAT and grade point average as a predictor of CBE performance, and variables that explain the correlation between CBE performance, SAT score, and grade…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Majors (Students), Standardized Tests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jorstad, John; Starobin, Soko S.; Chen, Yu; Kollasch, Aurelia – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
This quantitative study examined the predictive impact of a series of factors on female community college students' intention to transfer in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The STEM Student Success Literacy survey (SSSL) was utilized to collect data from a large, diverse community college located in Florida. After the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Social Capital, Climate, Females
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Underwood, William B.; Hernandez-Gantes, Victor M. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine whether student outcomes are a function of participation in different modes of delivery and student age in an Opticianry program at the community college level. The three instructional delivery methods were traditional face-to-face instruction, online delivery, and a hybrid format where students take…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Personnel, Community Colleges, Ophthalmology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Crossman, Joanne M. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Study objective: To describe a successful approach to teaching principles and practices of behaviour change through a behaviour change plan (BCP) initiative to improve personal health while advancing health knowledge and general education intellectual skills. Students' perspectives of obstacles, behaviours important towards goal attainment and the…
Descriptors: Wellness, Health Behavior, Behavior Change, College Freshmen
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hu, Shouping; Park, Toby J.; Woods, Chenoa S.; Tandberg, David A.; Richard, Keith; Hankerson, Dava – Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2016
Developmental education courses in college--defined as classes taken in college that are below college level (Bautsch, 2013)--have come under increased scrutiny in recent years. Concerns focus on the large number of students enrolled in developmental education courses, the high cost of providing them, and the low success rates among students who…
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Investigations
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9