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Ozkale, Abdullah; Koc, Mustafa – International Journal of Technology in Education and Science, 2020
This phenomenological study examines academicians' beliefs and lived experiences of using tablet PC based on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). Participants included 15 academic staff working in a university in Turkey. Data were collected through in-depth semi-structured interviews and subjected to content…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Finn, Stephen – Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
In this paper, the author argues that a professor's academic freedom should be limited when choosing teaching methods. Currently, many professors choose teaching methods without serious consideration of whether such methods are effective at achieving the course's learning outcomes. As a matter of professional responsibility, however, professors…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Teacher Responsibility
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Walkup, John R.; Key, Roger A.; Duncan, Sean Patrick; Sheldon, Avery E.; Walkup, Michael A. – Physics Education, 2020
Error analysis consumes much of the focus in introductory physics labs. Catastrophic cancellation is a spike in error that occurs when subtracting two measurements of roughly equal magnitude. Often termed "loss of significance" or "subtractive cancellation," this effect can easily relegate experimental results to utter…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Laboratory Experiments, Teaching Methods
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Henning, John E. – Educational Studies, 2020
The purpose of the study was to investigate differences in writers' abilities to perceive global text organisation in self-, peer- and teacher/researcher-authored essays. Eight student participants were identified as proficient, middle or developing, based on the levels of paragraph subordination, the average number of T-Units and the number of…
Descriptors: Grade 11, High School Students, Reading Strategies, Writing Skills
Nieto, Sonia; López, Alicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
A must read for new teachers and seasoned practitioners, this unique book presents Sonia Nieto and Alicia López, mother and daughter writing about the trajectories, vision, and values that brought them to teaching, including the ups and downs they have experienced and the reasons why they have stubbornly remained in one of the oldest, most…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Merrem, Anne M.; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Studies of prospective physical education teachers' (PPETs') acculturation have been useful in terms of facilitating the development of effective physical education teacher education (PETE) programmes because they provide teacher education faculty with a description of incoming recruits' values and beliefs and an understanding of how these values…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Caldas, Blanca; Palmer, Deborah; Schwedhelm, María – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
This case study examines the pedagogical measures taken for Spanish development for a group of bilingual preservice teachers in a university-based teacher education program in Texas. Classroom language policies were developed collaboratively and deliberately throughout the semester, which included discussion and negotiation between instructor and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Bilingual Teachers, Code Switching (Language), Spanish
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Linneman, Judith A. – Teaching Sociology, 2019
Impacts of incorporating active learning pedagogies into a lecture-based course were examined among 266 students across nine research methods course sections taught by one instructor at a large public university. Pedagogies evaluated include lecture only, lecture with small group discussions, and lecture with simulations. Although…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Simulation, Lecture Method, Teaching Methods
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Collins, Loel; Collins, Dave – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
Understanding and exploiting the synergy between theory and practice lies at the heart of effective education for outdoor professionals. Accordingly, and in an attempt to stimulate debate, this paper conceptualizes the interaction between theory and practice in the context of the education of outdoor professionals. We identify issues specific to…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Outdoor Education, Educational Philosophy, Professional Education
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Smith-Peavler, Emily; Gardner, Grant E.; Otter, Ryan – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2019
Visual representations of physical and natural phenomena are important components of the teaching and learning of biology. In current undergraduate biology classrooms, visual representations are most often provided to students on PowerPoint slides. This study focuses on the use of, and perceptions about, PowerPoint in undergraduate introductory…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Computer Software, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
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Brigati, Jennifer; England, Benjamin J.; Schussler, Elisabeth – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2019
In response to STEM education reform efforts, many instructors have incorporated active learning into their courses. However, the relationship between instructor justification to students about the use of active learning and student perception of why instructors use active learning is largely unknown. To investigate instructor active learning…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Attitudes, Science Instruction, College Science
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Al-Hattami, Abdulghani Ali – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
One of the most effective ways for teachers to ensure that their students have obtained the specified learning outcomes is to provide them with constructive feedback. If students are not given the optimal feedback and are not asked to re-do the work, teachers will not know whether the educational goals have been met. This study aimed to…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), College Students
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Heringer, Rebeca – International Education Studies, 2019
The burgeoning process of internationalization of higher education has greatly transformed university classrooms with the presence of innumerous nationalities. Thus it is imperative that professors are well equipped to teach in such culturally diverse context while sustaining the goals of internationalization. Although a culturally relevant…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Culturally Relevant Education, College Faculty
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Lipka, Orly; Forkosh Baruch, Alona; Meer, Yael – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
While post-secondary school students with learning difficulties confront many challenges, there is little research on methods of support. In the current study, the 'adapted course' model was qualitatively examined from the perspective of both students and instructors. The main goal was to explore how students and instructors perceived the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Undergraduate Students, Learning Disabilities, Student Attitudes
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Inan, Nihan Kutahnecioglu; Balakrishnan, Kavitha; Refeque, Muhammed – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Flipped learning is considered as an active and constructivist teaching and learning approach to enhance the learning experience of both students and teachers. This research, conducted within the framework proposed by Jonathan Bergmann, explores the students' as well as teachers' perception of flipped learning. The study uses both quantitative and…
Descriptors: Homework, Video Technology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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