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Shead, Sandra – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This study was conducted to explore the experiences of nursing faculty with implementing specific teaching strategies, techniques, and processes that promote engagement among culturally diverse students in online programs. The diversity of the United States population is not reflected in the healthcare workforce, and this has been cited as a…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, College Faculty, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement
Alhuthaif, Abeer – ProQuest LLC, 2019
International mindedness is a recent and evolving research topic in language education and other fields because of its significance in promoting global relations, ethical leadership, intercultural understanding, global engagement, and world communication. This study explored the conceptions and practices of international mindedness of four English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
Golkin-Moro, Pamela – ProQuest LLC, 2019
A 32-item survey was developed to measure Faculty Satisfaction with Institutional Policies regarding Online Learning (FSIPOL). The survey assessed five factors identified through a literature review. These five factors identified included: (1) Compensation, (2) Time Requirements, (3) Professional Development, (4) Administrative Support for Online…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Atkins, Allison – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Over the past decades, there has been growth in student academic success programs in institutions of higher learning. However, with this growth instructors in these programs have not always been prepared to teach courses focused on supporting student academic success. The purpose of this study was to understand the role that mentoring plays in the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Mentors, Academic Achievement
Kong, Mei Chun – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Past studies have shown that mobile learning can enhance learning performance and that the extended and emergent use of technology was a critical factor towards the realization of the potential benefits of the technology. However, studies have also shown that most teachers were still at the initial adoption stage of mobile learning technologies…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
McKelvey, Kevin F. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This instrumental case study explores the experiences of visiting faculty members at an American university's international branch campus (IBC) in Singapore. It is concerned with one aspect of the broader topic of quality assurance in transnational higher education: the manner in which faculty hybridize their home campus course curricula for use…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
Handy, Betty J. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This dissertation examines the aggregate experiences of faculty members from two community colleges who share pedagogical strategies, as well as, opinions on relevant laws and policies as a way to demonstrate best practices for teaching and fostering success for high school students enrolled in dual enrollment classes on the college campus.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
Washington, Lukishia Denise – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The college under study only requires instructors to use traditional resources to teach literacy content leading to a variation in the use of technology within literacy courses. In this college, technology is not being integrated well, too little or inconsistent exposure to technology depending on the instructor. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
Alahmari, Ayshah Abdullah – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The appropriate implementation of collaborative technology tools in online courses leads to a culture of social learning where technology empowers students to take central roles in their learning. Yet, critical questions still exist about how faculty design, develop, implement collaborative eLearning activities using technology tools that support…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Learning Activities, Online Courses, Technology Integration
Carroll, Kevin C. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The extant literature related to the study of technology deployed in higher education teaching environments focuses on the placement and use of technology in classrooms, and how effectively existing technology is used to deliver course content, complete assignments, and conduct assessment of student progress. While several studies have been…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Computer Software
Williams, Cynthia C. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This study was designed to explore high-quality teacher characteristics of Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers. It is generally acknowledged that promoting teacher quality is a key element in improving secondary education in the United States. While recent research has documented the importance of quality teaching in promoting student…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Competencies, Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary Education
Calhoun, Tammy – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Texas community colleges are facing new challenges every day from outside forces. One of the latest forces is the Texas state legislature. The state legislature has allowed the carrying of conceal weapons on community college campuses with the passing of Senate Bill 11 (Handgun Laws, 2018). Historically, community colleges have been safe places…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, State Legislation, Weapons
Mason, Sharon – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This exploratory case study examined the nature of problem solving in terms of the types of problems posed, instructional approaches and collaborative learning, in first-year and second-year post-secondary computing education. Participants included faculty across three computing programs. Instructional classroom and laboratory observations,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, Undergraduate Students, Computer Science Education
Everley, Rebecca – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This quantitative study surveyed both the faculty and international undergraduate non-native English speaking (NNES) undergraduate students to see what they perceived as being useful to the students' learning. This research was done at Kansas State University (K-State), which is Midwestern land grant university. The research consisted of two…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students
Stafford, Stephanie – ProQuest LLC, 2019
With the high number of students entering higher education who need developmental math coursework, it is imperative that institutions evaluate their developmental math programs. This study explored the instructor dispositional traits and pedagogy that students found aided or would have aided in their success in these courses. A sample of students…
Descriptors: Remedial Mathematics, Student Needs, Developmental Studies Programs, College Faculty
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