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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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Mahoney, Paige; Macfarlane, Susie; Ajjawi, Rola – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
While written and audio feedback have been well-examined by researchers, video feedback has received less attention. This review establishes the current state of research into video feedback encompassing three formats: talking head, screencast and combination screencast. Existing research shows that video feedback has a high level of acceptability…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Learning Processes, Teaching Methods
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Sweetman, Rachel – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Proliferating claims have been made for Learning Outcomes (LOs) potential to re-shape higher education: as forces for transparency and harmonisation, new forms for measurement or a format that fundamentally challenges traditional teaching and learning. Evidence of their actual influence remains sparse, however. This analysis of 45 interviews with…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Teaching Experience, Student Experience, Educational Policy
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Danvers, Emily; Hinton-Smith, Tamsin; Webb, Rebecca – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The paper explores questions of power arising from feminist facilitators running a doctoral writing group at a UK university. Butler's [2014. Re-thinking Vulnerability and Resistance. [Online]. Accessed September 12, 2017.…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Feminism, Doctoral Programs, Writing (Composition)
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Jarvis, Christine – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This paper considers the benefits of framing the education of Higher Education teachers as an art, and of facilitating a creative and artistic approach to teaching in Higher Education. It recognises the difficulties this poses in an international context in which Higher Education is increasingly presented as a commodity which must be standardised…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Creative Teaching, Higher Education, Art
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Farrow, Robert; Moe, Rolin – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The concept of 'post-truth' is here explored within the context of education and educational technology. Contemporary political discourse is often characterised by a polarisation of political belief and scepticism about scientific and expert authority has become commonplace. We explore tensions between democratic and technocratic impulses in…
Descriptors: Ethics, Political Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Educational Administration
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Hauke, Elizabeth – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This article argues that knowledge is not a passive product of learning that can be possessed, but rather that it represents an active engagement with ideas, arguments and the world in which they reside. This engagement requires a state of 'knowing' -- a complex, integrative, reciprocal process that unites the knower with the to-be-known.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, STEM Education, Critical Thinking, Undergraduate Students
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Lomer, Sylvie; Anthony-Okeke, Loretta – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
In the context of increasing international mobility in higher education, educators experience multiple challenges in the classroom. In the UK, policy discourses often frame international students as desirable resources. However, international students are frequently problematised as in academic deficit. Cultural reasons are posited for different…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Blended Learning, Student Mobility, Barriers
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Richards, Kendall; Pilcher, Nick – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
For Academic Literacies, the world is textually mediated; written texts and what informs them reveal elements such as subject-discipline practices. Furthermore, multi-modalities, for example, visual representation, inform written text, and multiple methods of inquiry, including interviews, shed light on written text production. In this article we…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Literacy, Interviews, Focus Groups
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Leibowitz, Brenda; Bozalek, Vivienne – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Although the concept of a scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) has emanated from the global North, it is a relevant and useful concept in the global South. The concept was initiated in the 1990s in the US. The original emphases in the seminal Boyer Report, on the integration of various forms of scholarship, the importance of intellectual…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Scholarship, Learning Processes, Case Studies
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Tate, Mary; Campbell-Meier, Jennifer; Sudfelt, Rory – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Adopting new teaching practices, like the 'flipped classroom', disrupts organizational routines within the university. This paper examines flipped classroom implementation from the perspective of four stakeholder groups students, instructors, administrators, and managers), using an organizational routines lens. Disrupting established routines…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Instructional Innovation, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods
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Cen, Yuhao – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Teaching and learning in higher education can integrate and accomplish student developmental goals in addition to promoting student learning of subject matter knowledge and transferrable skills. Drawn from the theoretical concept of self-authorship, the Learning Partnerships Model was implemented in teaching a graduate-level course on social…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Qualitative Research, Epistemology, Student Development
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Canton, Ursula; Govan, Michelle; Zahn, Daniela – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Academic Literacies, the most influential conceptual framework for writing practitioners at UK universities, is closely related to widening participation. At the same time, writing support is often justified with the argument that written communication is among the most important employability skills for graduates. While these concepts are often…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Literacy Education, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Harland, Tony; Wald, Navé – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
This paper examines the proposition that the quality of university teaching in the research-intensive university is affected by various compliance demands on academic work that are meant to either enhance or be complementary to teaching. These include holding academics to account for the quality of both research and teaching. Our research aims to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation
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Behari-Leak, Kasturi; McKenna, Sioux – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
Teaching Excellence Awards have raised the profile of teaching as a scholarly project. There are however a number of questions about what constitutes teaching excellence and how "excellence" is understood in current higher education. In a post-colonial South Africa, where significant injustices permeate our society, we question whether…
Descriptors: Awards, Excellence in Education, Social Differences, Guidelines
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