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Doubleday, Alison F.; Brown, Blase; Patston, Philip A.; Jurgens-Toepke, Pamela; Strotman, Meaghan Driscoll; Koerber, Anne; Haley, Colin; Briggs, Charlotte; Knight, G. William – Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 2015
Case-writing within an integrated, systems-based health professions education curriculum presents many unique challenges. Specifically, case-writing in this context must consider integration of multidisciplinary learning objectives and synthesis of biomedical and clinical sciences. Establishing an effective process for content integration and…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Case Method (Teaching Technique), Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning
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Starbird, S. Andrew; Powers, Elizabeth E. – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2013
In this article we explore the connection between learning goals, cognitive skill development, and pedagogical strategies. We identify cognitive skills that are important to students of international business, and link them to the pedagogical strategies that support them. The characteristics that impact the effectiveness of international business…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Cognitive Ability, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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Lamos, Steve – College Composition and Communication, 2009
This article argues that mid-1970s discourses of literacy crisis prompted a problematic shift toward color-blind ideologies of language and literacy within both disciplinary and institutional discussions of writing instruction for "high-risk" minority students. It further argues that this shift has continuing import for contemporary…
Descriptors: Ideology, Literacy, Minority Groups, Race
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Stitzlein, Sarah M.; Feinberg, Walter; Greene, Jennifer; Miron, Luis – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2007
Education is experiencing a case of misplaced accountability, where an exclusive reliance on high stakes tests overlooks the more subtle judgments of teachers and professional educators and, because of its simplicity, passes as democratic. This article investigates the theoretical underpinnings of current accountability initiatives and draws upon…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Educational Objectives, High Stakes Tests, Accountability
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Jordan, Jeanette – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2006
The first step in an improvement effort involves reflection and goal setting. By focusing inward and identifying needs, a person or a school can make great changes. This article discusses how a writing center can be a locus for change within a school. Most high school writing centers start because a few English teachers share a passion for…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Secondary School Teachers, Laboratories, Writing (Composition)
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Bers, Trudy; Kovala, Irene H. – Assessment Update, 2004
During the spring semesters of 1999 through 2003, the general education subcommittee of Oakton Community College's (Des Plaines, Illinois) Student Academic Assessment Team (SAAT) implemented a locally developed institutional approach for assessing students' achievement of general education objectives. The overall process remained essentially the…
Descriptors: General Education, Community Colleges, Educational Objectives, Academic Achievement
Brignoni, Gladys – 1996
A study investigated instructional administrative practices in workplace English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) programs and lessons learned in their implementation, with special attention given to innovative practice and its context. Data were drawn from a survey of 22 workplace literacy programs with culturally diverse populations in a variety of…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies
Phipps, Lloyd J.; And Others
This publication is composed of a series of teaching source units recommended to assist in the improvement of the quality of citizens' participation in local advisory councils or committees. The content is designed to be used by an instructor with a group of citizens who desire to become more knowledgeable about their role and function. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Audiovisual Aids, Citizen Role
GORDON, FANNETTA N. – 1967
THE RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTED HERE INVESTIGATED THE TEACHING OF GERMAN ON THE SECONDARY AND COLLEGE LEVELS, ESPECIALLY IN TERMS OF THE PROBLEM OF ARTICULATION. SURVEY FORMS WERE SENT TO HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES IN SIX RANDOMLY SELECTED STATES, AND THE FACT THAT THE RESPONSE WAS LOW INDICATES A LACK OF INTEREST IN ARTICULATION. INCLUDED HERE ARE…
Descriptors: Administrators, Articulation (Education), Colleges, Educational Objectives
1978
Designed to meet Illinois state law requirements for consumer education to be taught before graduation from high school, this guide outlines the major topics to be included in the mandatory nine weeks of consumer education. Because the law neither stipulates a specific grade level for this material, nor requires its introduction as a separate…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Course Content