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Timman, Matthew Peter – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In the study of percussion instruments as a part of a collegiate education, the focus is usually placed upon performance of literature from four major areas: snare drum, mallet percussion, timpani, and multiple percussion. This often leaves an instructional gap in the field of performance on percussion accessory instruments, including performance…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
Alhuthaif, Abeer – ProQuest LLC, 2019
International mindedness is a recent and evolving research topic in language education and other fields because of its significance in promoting global relations, ethical leadership, intercultural understanding, global engagement, and world communication. This study explored the conceptions and practices of international mindedness of four English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
Rama, Rashmi – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of how collaborative language learning activities affected student perceptions of their engagement and language self-efficacy in a communicative, flipped language learning classroom in higher education. The new online platforms accompanying many textbooks now allow students to prepare…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Outcomes of Education
Maddern, Stacy W. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Writing, with regards to academic training, has largely been relegated to the territory of primary education. Over the past fifty years, higher education administrators and faculty have become increasingly aware of eroding boundaries between high school and college. The considerable resource investment for the supply of writing courses generates…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, College Students
Vickous, Susan L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Nursing student attrition is of ongoing concern to programs of nursing and healthcare employers given the persistent shortage of nurses. The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate the perceptions of ten graduates from two cohorts of a Pre-Licensure Program of Nursing regarding the impact of program-level and college-wide practices…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Higher Education, Success, Academic Persistence
Mike, Jeff – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Increasing complexity and rapid change associated with globalization and the knowledge economy have diminished the relevance of traditional linear models of leadership. Researchers have begun to view leadership not in terms of individuals and hierarchal exchanges but as a collective influence process among members of a group to achieve shared…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Case Studies, Global Approach, Knowledge Economy
Moser, Julie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Recently, professional learning communities (PLCs) have been advocated as a promising approach in higher education (Eaker & Sells, 2015) for faculty development that can improve student learning outcomes and help students graduate with demonstrable skills, yet the field is still lacking in research on this phenomenon within higher education…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Higher Education, Case Studies, College Faculty
Hershner, Jessa R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The increase in population of nontraditional adult learners paired with a demand for multisensory learning created a need for further research in best pedagogy in higher education. Thus, the purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore the central question on how the integration of music, lyrics, or music videos into higher education…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Teaching Methods, Multiple Intelligences
Burch, Zhanat Alma – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Effective integration of active learning technology tools in classrooms is a key component of 21st century higher education classrooms. Challenged with outdated technology access and traditional classrooms, a local university in North Carolina initiated a strategic plan to update classrooms and laboratories with the 21st century technology. The…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Higher Education
Griffin, Barbara – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Majority of English as second language (ESL) students attending primary and secondary schools in the United States are not considered college ready despite mandated educational strategies aimed at improving language acquisition and academic performance. ESL students are more likely to drop out within the first 2 years of college than their…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Secondary School Teachers, English (Second Language)
Martin, Staci BokHee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
An unprecedented 65.6 million persons are forcibly displaced (e.g., refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs). Half are youth. Hope is often the feeling that sustains youth through intolerable conditions. Basic education in protracted areas is seen as a protective factor that nurtures hope and psychosocial wellbeing in the lives of children and youth. This…
Descriptors: Refugees, Peace, Mixed Methods Research, Surveys
Reinhert, Kat – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Popular music programs continue to expand into higher education in the United States. By examining the who, what, when, where, how, and why of existing higher education popular music programs, information for future development and assessment can be provided. This qualitative multiple case study explored the creation, implementation and operation…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Music Education, Higher Education, Curriculum Development
Wright, Sarah R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The computing industry has advanced at a rapid pace from desktops and laptops to mobile devices that can be held or worn including smart phones, tablets, and smart watches. These mobile technologies have become a part of every facet of life from banking and health care to new ways to communicate with family and peers. While business and industry…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Higher Education, College Faculty
Soares-Robinson, Nikia L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Learning Management System (LMS) implementations have become more complex: as new features and capabilities become available, as transitioning between LMSs occurs, and as implementation strategy needs have transformed. The problem explored was the suspected use of outdated frameworks in LMS implementations that may result in user perceptions that…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Case Studies, Usability, Guidelines
LaCroix, Luke Leo – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Restorative justice is an emerging topic related to college student behavioral issues and offers a personal behavior alternative strategy. It is used predominantly to address crime, misconduct, and injustices in criminal justice, K-12 education, and higher education arenas. Restorative justice addresses harm through dialogue with goals of…
Descriptors: Justice, Conflict Resolution, Correctional Rehabilitation, College Students
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