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Lee, Nicolette; Loton, Daniel – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Capstones, as culminating educational experiences, are expected to meet many purposes: synthesis and application of prior learning, developing skills and attributes related to employability, and more recently, quality assurance. However, research has not yet identified a comprehensive list of capstone purposes or considered how multiple purposes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Teaching Methods
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Lindvig, Katrine; Lyall, Catherine; Meagher, Laura R. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The literature on interdisciplinary higher education is influenced by two overall trends: one looks at the institutional level of specially designed interdisciplinary institutions, while the other assesses individual interdisciplinary educational activities. Much less attention is given to the processes of creating interdisciplinary education…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Nowinski, Witold; Haddoud, Mohamed Yacine; Lancaric, Drahoslav; Egerová, Dana; Czeglédi, Csilla – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper investigates whether entrepreneurial education (EE) contributes to the entrepreneurial intentions (EI) of university students in the Visegrád countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). The results show several differences with regard to the impact of education and entrepreneurial self-efficacy (ESE) on entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, College Students, Teaching Methods, Intention
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Esterhazy, Rachelle; Damsa, Crina – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
In light of a growing emphasis on student-centred learning approaches, feedback is viewed as an activity that has potential to facilitate higher education students' explorations of knowledge contents and practices. However, research shows that feedback does not always lead to the expected student engagement. This qualitative study proposes a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, College Science
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Ahern, Aoife; Dominguez, Caroline; McNally, Ciaran; O'Sullivan, John J.; Pedrosa, Daniela – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Developing optimum solutions to engineering problems typically relies on structured and complex thought processes that require evaluation, interpretation and opinion. Well-developed critical thinking (CT) skills are essential for dealing with the multi-dimensional nature of these problems. CT in an engineering context is well reported in teaching…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Engineering Education, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills
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Payan-Carreira, Rita; Cruz, Gonçalo; Papathanasiou, Ioanna V.; Fradelos, Evangelos; Jiang, Lai – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This review intends to reveal the current status of the instructional practices used to enhance Critical Thinking (CrT), Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Judgement (CJ) skills and dispositions in Health Sciences Higher Education programmes. After a three-step filtering process, 28 empirical studies on the effectiveness of the instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Critical Thinking, Educational Strategies, Medical Evaluation
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Lorencová, Hana; Jarošová, Eva; Avgitidou, Sofia; Dimitriadou, Catherine – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Promoting students' critical thinking is an important task of Teacher Education. This is a review paper of 39 research papers regarding the critical thinking practices that are utilised in Teacher Education programmes, including instructional approaches and strategies, ways of assessment, their results, and the factors that affect their success.…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Skill Development
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Pnevmatikos, Dimitris; Christodoulou, Panagiota; Georgiadou, Triantafyllia – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
An effective instructional approach for promoting critical thinking is a challenge not only for Higher Education but also for lower educational levels. In this paper, we argue that values and knowledge education (VaKE) is an instructional approach, which could be implemented in Higher Education to promote students' critical thinking skills and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Values Education, Teaching Methods
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McLean, Neil; Price, Linda – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study reports findings from an in-depth, longitudinal investigation of the formation of 13 novice tutors' professional identities as academic teachers. The study spanned tutors' first two years in-service, while they were also participating in a teacher development course. Discourse was analysed across 65 time-series coursework texts,…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Longitudinal Studies, College Faculty, Beginning Teachers
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Sin, Cristina; Tavares, Orlanda; Amaral, Alberto – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study explores Portuguese academics' acceptance of employability as a purpose for higher education further to the Bologna reforms, focusing on their understandings of employability and their teaching practices. The data were gathered through focus groups in which participated around 70 academics from 3 disciplinary areas, belonging to…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices
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Wang, Cong; Zhang, Xiao; Yao, Meilin – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Service-learning (SL) is a form of experiential education which promotes student learning through community service and critical reflection. This study aims to examine the effect of SL on Chinese college students' transfer of learning and to explore the psychological mechanism of such effect. In Phase 1 with 186 Chinese college students, the SL…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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James, Lincoln Then; Casidy, Riza – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this research is to investigate the effects of authentic assessment on student satisfaction and promoting behaviour. The sample comprised 120 students enrolled in an undergraduate business programme. A model was proposed and tested using conditional process analysis. It was found that authentic assessments are positively related to…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Student Satisfaction, Student Behavior, Business Administration Education
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Griggs, Vivienne; Holden, Richard; Lawless, Aileen; Rae, Jan – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
A key attribute of reflective practice is its capacity for on-going purposeful learning in relation to changing and demanding professional work. The teaching of reflective learning techniques in management education is intended to promote deep-level learning and the application of critical thinking to oneself, personal experience and the work…
Descriptors: Reflection, Reflective Teaching, Teaching Methods, Administrator Education
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Wilson, A. N.; Howitt, S. M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This article argues that the development of criticality in the three domains of knowledge, self and the world can and should be a goal for undergraduate learning in the sciences. It presents empirical evidence that this can be facilitated through teaching and learning that places a strong emphasis on the social dimensions of both the exercise and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Science Education, Critical Thinking, Socialization
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Al-Samarraie, Hosam; Teng, Bee Kim; Alzahrani, Ahmed Ibrahim; Alalwan, Nasser – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study aims to determine the key factors affecting students' and instructors' continuance satisfaction with e-learning in the higher education context. In order to identify the factors that impact e-learning continuation in higher education institutions, a systematic review of the literature was conducted, revealing that the majority of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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