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Gilmore, Sarah; Anderson, Valerie – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
This article contributes to contemporary debates about the significance of emotions within Higher Education. Using a psychoanalytic lens we analyse the ways in which experiences of anxiety and tension are essential for learning. The anxiety associated with learning can stimulate meaningful and reflexive outcomes but "learning inaction"…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Psychiatry, Learning
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Kelly, Jem – Research in Drama Education, 2016
This paper reports on an intermedial pedagogy informed by Jacques Rancière's "Ignorant Schoolmaster" (1991). Two case studies interrogate the creative application of notions found in intermedial practice, hypersurface and palimpsest, discussing student agency as rigorous, innovative and research-led. The emerging status of pedagogy in…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Memory, Recall (Psychology), Recognition (Psychology)
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Tuck, Jackie – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
A growing body of academic literacies research has enhanced our understanding of university writing as contested, institutionally situated practice with important consequences, particularly for students as they learn to negotiate the writing demands of university study. Less empirical attention has been paid to the practices of subject academics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Academic Discourse, Writing Skills
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Ata, Ridvan – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2016
This study explores teaching experiences of educators within the virtual world of Second Life (SL) and pedagogical practices adopted. A blended approach is applied by using physical classrooms, BlackboardTM, web-based resources, and the virtual world of SL in an Information Literacy (IL) class for 1st year undergraduate students at an institution…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Experience, Web Based Instruction, Computer Simulation
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Fenton-O'Creevy, Mark; van Mourik, Carien – Open Learning, 2016
We report on a case study of high Japanese student failure rates in an online MBA programme. Drawing on interviews, and reviews of exam and assignment scripts we frame the problems faced by these students in terms of a "language as social practice" approach and highlight the students' failure to understand the specific language games…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Business Administration Education, Distance Education, Case Studies
Nunes, Miguel Baptista, Ed.; McPherson, Maggie, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2016, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, 1-3 July, 2016. This conference is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2016, 1-4 July. The e-Learning (EL) 2016 conference aims…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Conferences (Gatherings), Electronic Learning, Computer Science Education
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Penn, Marion L.; Currie, Christine S. M.; Hoad, Kathryn A.; O'Brien, Frances A. – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2016
This article investigates the current use of case studies in the teaching of Operational Research (OR) in the UK: how and where they are used; how they are developed; and whether there is an interest in training this area. It is aimed at lecturers teaching OR who are using or planning to use case studies in their teaching. It may also be of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Operations Research, Teacher Surveys
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de Silva, Eugene, Ed. – IGI Global, 2015
While the great scientists of the past recognized a need for a multidisciplinary approach, today's schools often treat math and science as subjects separate from the rest. This not only creates a disinterest among students, but also a potential learning gap once students reach college and then graduate into the workforce. "Cases on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Education, Hands on Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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Panichi, Luisa – Research-publishing.net, 2015
This paper reports on an exploratory case study of learner participation within the context of online language learning in virtual world platforms. Data for this investigation was collected through a case study of a Business English course within a qualitative Case-Study Research framework. This study examines learner activity in virtual worlds in…
Descriptors: Criticism, Virtual Classrooms, Case Studies, Online Courses
Crawford, Karin; Horsley, Reece; Hagyard, Andy; Derricott, Dan – Higher Education Academy, 2015
"Pedagogies of partnership: What works?" seeks to identify whether the student learning experience is enhanced or in any way made different through the implementation of teaching and learning that is explicitly intended to foster partnership. The value of student-staff partnerships and student engagement is recognised nationally and in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Student Experience, Learning Experience
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Hutchings, Maggie; Quinney, Anne – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2015
The adoption of enabling technologies by universities provides unprecedented opportunities for flipping the classroom to achieve student-centred learning. While higher education policies focus on placing students at the heart of the education process, the propensity for student identities to shift from partners in learning to consumers of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Video Technology, Homework, Blended Learning
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Lynch, Timothy – Cogent Education, 2015
It is argued that a learning environment underpinned by a strengths-based collaborative approach between universities and schools offers extended pre-service teacher learning opportunities and subsequently enhanced preparation. The term "hybrid space" describes the ideal environment of shared partnership where knowledge is jointly…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, College School Cooperation
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Hramiak, Alison – Cogent Education, 2015
Previous research has shown that beginning teachers are capable of adapting their practice to the needs of ethnically diverse pupils. This paper investigates the possibility that such teachers were developing their practice into what I have termed culturally adaptive teaching. A variety of methods were used to collect qualitative data that focused…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Student Diversity, Ethnic Diversity, Teaching Methods
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Holley, Debbie; Sentance, Sue – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2015
The affordances of mobile technologies are well documented (Vavoula (2004); Wali (2008); Pachler et al (2010); Cook (2011); Sharples (2013). Linked with the rapid expansion of the "SMART" phones, where users access fast/high quality information, new opportunities are offered to engage students at a time/place of their own choosing. Our…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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Jackson, Colin; Povey, Hilary – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2015
This paper reports on a small scale study in mathematics subject knowledge teaching in a secondary mathematics pre-service teacher education course. "Responsible" or "ambitious" pedagogies are adopted on the course. Accounts taken from a larger study are offered from four participants reflecting on their experiences of the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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