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Tavarez DaCosta, Pedro – Online Submission, 2019
The following work consists of a comparative research of two of the most outstanding immersion programs for foreign languages (Russian/English) that Dominican college students have ever undergone. The first one, happened decades ago in the cold distant Union of Soviet Socialist Republic where thousands of our students were sent as scholarship's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Russian
Areekkuzhiyil, Santhosh – Online Submission, 2019
Assessment is an integral part of any teaching learning process. Assessment practices have a large number of functions to perform in the context of the teaching learning process. Do contemporary assessment practices perform these function is a critical question to be analysed. In this paper, an attempt has been made to analyse the myths and…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Validity, Reliability, Higher Education
Zayapragassarazan, Zayabalaradjane; Kumar, Santosh; Kadambari, Dharanipragada – Online Submission, 2019
In order to make the existing MBBS curriculum more effective as per the health care needs of the nation, Medical Council of India (MCI) has taken a bold step by proposing new teaching-learning approaches including a structured longitudinal programme on attitude, ethics and communication, which is named as the Attitude, Ethics and Communication…
Descriptors: Health Services, Medical Education, Teaching Methods, Ethics
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López-Estrada, Patricia; Rodríguez, Prisca; Bonet, Maria – Online Submission, 2019
Global trends in the 21st century highlight the importance and necessity of technology use for students to demonstrate their learning processes, thus facilitating their language learning in meaningful technological contexts (Eaton, 2010). This paper seeks to address some issues dealing with the importance of technology in relation to second…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Diversity, Teaching Methods
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the relevance between religion and happiness in the aspect of Korean higher education. To review this paper logically, three research questions are addressed. First, is religion able to provide happiness for people? Second, what is the relevance between religion and happiness in the aspect of Korean higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Correlation, Confucianism
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Karakas, Ali – Online Submission, 2019
In recent years, many Turkish universities, particularly the foundation universities in the private sector, have adopted English either in part or in full, as the language of instruction. In practice, this has meant that English should be the only working language of instruction in all academic activities, ranging from lectures, seminars,…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Novotny, Kristin – Online Submission, 2019
This article considers the epistemological consequences of interdisciplinary, collaborative pedagogy through the lens of a practitioner whose goal is to theorize and contextualize her practice. The author traces connections between interdisciplinary pedagogy and the idea of Making or makerspaces. Giving in-depth examples of interdisciplinary,…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Epistemology, Active Learning, Student Projects
Throne, Robin; Walters, Kelley – Online Submission, 2019
This conference paper offers a critical examination of the construct of research supervisor agency to foster doctoral researcher persistence and completion in practitioner doctoral programs, especially for the Doctor of Business Administration and Doctor of Education, within a distributed student support environment. The current literature of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Supervisors, Academic Persistence, Researchers
Hollis, Leah P. – Online Submission, 2018
Free speech is one of the cornerstones of higher education. Professors and other knowledge workers should have the freedom to speak reasonably and collegially about a wide range of topics, even if their ideas are controversial or unpopular. However, just like any other tool, if misused, free speech can have results very different from those…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, Bullying, Higher Education, Academic Freedom
Nitonde, Rohidas – Online Submission, 2018
Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is a major 21st century trend in Higher Education. There are several government initiatives in India towards e-learning. National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is one of the major initiatives. The present paper is an assessment of various aspects of this programme. It aims at evaluating the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies, Higher Education, Educational Trends
Dansby-Giles, Gloria; Edwards, Anthony; Dansby, Jacqueline; Giles, Frank L.; Edwards, J. T. – Online Submission, 2018
As student enrollment has taken a center place in higher education, faculty and administrators are concerned about student retention and success in traditional face-to-face, online and blended courses. This presentation will explore the implications of data mining for predicting relationships between information contained within a learning…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Mastery Learning, Accreditation (Institutions), Academic Standards
Lester, Patrick – Online Submission, 2018
Only 60 percent of students in post-secondary education in the United States graduate within six years of enrollment. Some minority and disadvantaged students graduate at significantly lower rates. As Congress considers reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, some consideration is being given to promoting greater use of evidence-based programs and…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Access to Education, College Students, Graduation Rate
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Phelps, Richard P. – Online Submission, 2018
The century-old College Entrance Examination Board (College Board) sponsors, develops, and administers standardized testing programs, most famously the "SAT suite of tests," which includes the SAT college admission test and the "pre-SAT," or PSAT, and the more than thirty Advanced- Placement (AP) courses and exams that…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, College Readiness, Standardized Tests, Educational Finance
Arsyad, Safnil – Online Submission, 2018
Indonesian faculty members and postgraduate students are encouraged to publish their research results in reputable international journals such as those published in English. This is to boost the participation as well as prestige of Indonesian scholars in the eyes of international scholars. However, the majority of scholars in Social Sciences and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarship, Writing for Publication, College Faculty
Throne, Robin; Oddi, Brian – Online Submission, 2018
This conceptual paper critically explores the construct of agency from a dissertation research supervisor perspective. While the literature has expanded in the exploration of student agency, little focus has been given to the construct from a research supervisor agency stance. While current research into doctoral completion has shown the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Graduate Students, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Mentors
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