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Beaumont, John – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
Community college teaching is a complex endeavor requiring not only the mastery of disciplinary knowledge but also the pedagogical skills needed to serve this diverse population of students. While many community college faculties are hired with advanced academic degrees, professional experience or both, many often have not had formal pedagogical…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Community Colleges
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Borda, Emily; Schumacher, Emily; Hanley, Daniel; Geary, Edward; Warren, Shannon; Ipsen, Cassidy; Stredicke, Lauren – International Journal of STEM Education, 2020
Background: A faculty development program was implemented over four years at a 4-year regional comprehensive university and two partnering community colleges. This project was focused on improving student learning in introductory Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) courses at each institution, by helping faculty adopt inclusive,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, STEM Education, Introductory Courses
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Kara, Mehmet; Yildirim, Zahide – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2020
The current study reports the findings of the first step of a comprehensive performance improvement study, identification of the optimal behaviors. In this sense, this study aims to determine the optimal faculty behaviors in distance education based on the perspectives of the stakeholders based on the framework of transactional distance (TD)…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Performance, Teacher Behavior
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Nghia, Tran Le Huu; Phuong, Phan Thanh Ngoc; Huong, Tran Le Kim – Educational Studies, 2020
This paper reports a case study examining how the leadership and management practices of a Vietnamese university influenced teacher engagement with the implementation of the student-centred teaching approach. The analysis of 30 semi-structured interviews with academics and academic leaders revealed that existing leadership and management practices…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Centered Learning, College Faculty, Universities
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Badjadi, Nour El Imane – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
Although learner-centered education is claimed to have several learning gains, research suggests that teachers' attitudes and practices play a crucial role in promoting its prolific outcomes. This study examines the adaptation of learner-centered education and examines how it has been implemented in second language teaching by university teachers…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Assen, J. H. E.; Meijers, F.; Zwaal, W.; Poell, R. F. – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2020
An increasing number of universities around the world have adopted a learner-oriented approach to teaching. Collective learning is regarded as a way to support teachers to enhance this approach. Collective learning processes arise when the teachers collaborate and consciously strive for a shared vision, dialogue, collective action and evaluation.…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Learning Processes, Collectivism, Teacher Collaboration
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Kim, Alice M.; Speed, Caroline J.; Macaulay, Janet O. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
The traditional teaching style in higher education is didactic. However, the current literature states that student learning improves when they are active players in the process, triggering the move to implement active learning within the curriculum. In accordance, Monash University (an Australian research-intensive university) introduced the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Student Centered Learning, Biomedicine
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Cabero-Almenara, Julio; Arancibia, Maria Luisa; Del Prete, Annachiara – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2019
Higher education institutions at the international level have seen the need to adopt and integrate information and communication technologies to meet the opportunities and challenges of innovation in teaching and learning processes. This logic has led to the implementation of virtual learning environments called 'Learning Management Systems', the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Integrated Learning Systems
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Michael, Robert; Webster, Collin A.; Nilges, Lynda; Brian, Ali; Johnson, Robert; Carson, Russell; Egan, Catherine A. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Previous research has not explored the potential of distance learning to prepare preservice teachers (PCTs) for promoting children's physical activity. The purpose of this study was to (a) examine the perceptions and experiences of PCTs, inservice classroom teachers, university instructors, and elementary students who were involved in a…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Service Learning, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Nguyen, Buu Huan; Haworth, Penny; Hansen, Sally – Teacher Development, 2019
This article provides insights into how participating in an action research study challenged traditional beliefs about teaching practices and led to more active learning strategies being included in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Science classes at a Vietnamese university. Recent reforms in higher education teaching and learning by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Iqbal, Tanveer; Saeed, Amna; Akhter, Mumtaz – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2019
Teachers' approaches to teaching at undergraduate level in universities have long been considered very significant for students' learning. Teachers can develop critical thinking skills in students at this stage which in turn aid problem solving, that is essential to the social and economic development of a nation. This study aims to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teaching Methods, Universities
Dennen, Vanessa – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
How can social media help transform a student's learning experience and promote active engagement with learning content and peers? "Social Media for Active Learning" helps instructors achieve this goal. Many people use social media in their everyday lives, seeking information and informal learning opportunities via their online networks.…
Descriptors: Social Media, Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Learning Experience
Blumberg, Phyllis – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
This is a substantially expanded and enhanced revision of Phyllis Blumberg's acclaimed and bestselling book, "Developing Learner-Centered Teaching: A Practical Guide for Faculty" (Jossey-Bass, 2009). This easy to follow how-to-guide provides faculty with both a thorough introduction to this evidence-based approach to teaching and…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Teaching Methods, Evidence Based Practice, Academic Standards
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Crawford, Garland L.; Kloepper, Kathryn D. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
The teaching lab is an important component of training and developing undergraduate chemistry students. The lab provides a complex teaching environment where faculty address a number of student-centered goals, including the development of technical proficiency, demonstrations of theoretical concepts, promotion of teamwork, and modeling of data…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Science Laboratories, Chemistry
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Hendricks, Beth R. – Journal of Advertising Education, 2019
Integrating the WMSF Case Study competition into a capstone course will create a whole new dynamic for students. The case studies provided by WMSF are valuable for students because they demonstrate that strategically selecting a target and creating a media mix that will communicate to the chosen target sometimes requires a flexible, human brain…
Descriptors: Capstone Experiences, Case Studies, Cognitive Processes, Teaching Methods
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