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Tømte, Cathrine Edelhard; Fossland, Trine; Aamodt, Per Olaf; Degn, Lise – Quality in Higher Education, 2019
This paper explores the digitalisation of teaching and learning understood as external processes, influenced by government and international trends and as internal processes within the institutions, in Denmark and Norway. These are countries with similarities regarding digitalisation and educational systems. In the internal processes, there was…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Rogers, Bev – Studies in Continuing Education, 2019
In this paper, I describe my theoretical and experience-informed re-conceptualisations of teaching educational leadership within an Australian Masters of Education program. I describe three phases of topic (subject) re-design, across four years, initiated by me, to respond to my discomfort in my first year, with the realisation that I had…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Leadership, Masters Programs, Foreign Students
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Rowlett, Peter; Smith, Edward; Corner, Alexander S.; O'Sullivan, David; Waldock, Jeff – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
A literature review establishes a working definition of recreational mathematics: a type of play which is enjoyable and requires mathematical thinking or skills to engage with. Typically, it is accessible to a wide range of people and can be effectively used to motivate engagement with and develop understanding of mathematical ideas or concepts.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Recreational Activities, Mathematics Skills
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Kulkarni, Anuttama; Vartak, Rekha – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
One of the well-accepted ways of introducing undergraduates to the method of scientific inquiry is to introduce them to primary literature. A matter of concern is that undergraduate students of Indian universities are generally not trained to read primary literature. We combined traditional teaching and student-centered approach in a 3-day module…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Indians
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Yeo, Michelle; Boman, Jennifer; Mooney, Julie A.; Phillipson, Andrea; dos Santos, Luciana da Rosa; Smith, Erika E. – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2019
This paper describes the development of a three-phase approach our team of educational developers finds useful in curriculum projects in our Teaching and Learning Centre. Informed by the literature on the importance of flexibility and iteration (Knight, 2001; Wolf, 2007) and an orientation towards Appreciative Inquiry (Srivastra & Cooperrider,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Vignettes, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Martínez-Tenor, Ángel; Cruz-Martín, Ana; Fernández-Madrigal, Juan-Antonio – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Preparing students for dealing with a world more and more densely populated with physical machines that possess learning capabilities, e.g. intelligent robots, is of the utmost importance in engineering. In this paper, we describe and analyse a design of interactive sessions devoted to the application of some machine learning (ML) methods within a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Robotics, Masters Programs, Reinforcement
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Schneider, Elia M.; Bärtsch, Amadeus; Stark, Wendelin J.; Grass, Robert N. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
A simple synthesis of fluorescent carbon quantum dots from lemon juice is described to introduce advanced high-school students and undergraduate college students to nanoparticle synthesis and quantum dots. The synthesis is based on the carbonization of lemon juice using only a hot plate stirrer. Column chromatography is used to separate different…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Valencia-Arias, Alejandro; Chalela-Naffah, Salim; Bermúdez-Hernández, Jonathan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The incorporation of information and communications technology (ICT) in teaching and learning processes has created new challenges for administrative and academic processes in educational institutions. This paper proposes an E-Learning Tools Acceptance Model (eLTAM) with the purpose of examining the level of acceptance and critical factors of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Developing Nations, Information Technology, Teaching Methods
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Woodcock, Andree; Osmond, Jane; Tovey, Michael; McDonagh, Deana – Design and Technology Education, 2019
Threshold concept models offer a useful way of understanding aspects of design education. A threshold concept represents a gateway, or portal, to a more developed understanding and level of capability (Meyer, Land & Davies, 2008). Passing through a threshold can be transformative, irreversible, integrative and troublesome. Key transformations…
Descriptors: Empathy, Design, Teaching Methods, Engineering Education
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Bhowmik, Jahar; Meyer, Denny; Phillips, Brian – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Blended learning refers to a method of teaching and learning in which some form of online learning is used in addition to the traditional on-campus/face-to-face learning experience in an integrated manner. Postgraduate Applied Statistics programs at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia adopted the blended learning paradigm almost a decade…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Cassell, Catherine – Journal of Management Education, 2019
In this article, I present some of the teaching and learning challenges faced from the perspective of a U.K. business school dean. There are many challenges that I could have chosen, but my focus is on the unpredictable external environment, the conundrum of teaching evaluation, developing teaching staff, and the curriculum issues we face.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Deans, Administrator Attitudes
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McLain, Terrill Reid – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
Today's students -- a generation electronically connected since birth -- are trying new innovative technology before they reach university. Integrating technology tools in classes has never been more accessible. Research supports using social media in the classroom to boost student engagement and is a good idea for many different subjects…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration, Learner Engagement
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Rennie, Timothy; Eelu, Hilja; Lusepani, Monde; Keendjele, Tuwilika; Julka, Emily; Hunter, Christian J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Modern, quality education for health sciences is vital in developing and strengthening the health systems of countries in southern Africa. Medicine, pharmacy, and other disciplines in the region typically admit high school graduates who tend to undertake a science foundation in the first years of study. We report a new resource for improving the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Services, Organic Chemistry, Video Technology
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Posada-Ortíz, Julia; Garzón-Duarte, Eliana – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2019
This article contains a description of a research project carried out with a group of English Language Pre-service Teachers (ELPTs) of a state University in Bogotá, Colombia. The purpose of the study was to portray the experiences, feelings and insights the ELPTs went through as English language learners. Autobiographies was the instrument to…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Peres, Eliane – Reading Teacher, 2019
The author teaches a literacy course for preservice teachers, which they take during the first year of their four-year course of study. One of the most important activities in the course is Story Time, which consists of the author reading a children's book to preservice teachers during every class, followed by a discussion of the story. After the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Childrens Literature, Aesthetics, Reading Aloud to Others
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