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Babacan, Alperhan; Babacan, Hurriyet – Teaching in Higher Education, 2017
A key aim of encouraging law students to participate in student pro bono, a form of experiential learning in legal education, is to develop their commitment to volunteer lawyering after graduation. This paper examines student pro bono in legal education in Australia and the United States. A critical review of the current approaches to student pro…
Descriptors: Legal Aid, Legal Education (Professions), Citizen Participation, Consciousness Raising
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Mykhnenko, Vlad – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2016
This article provides evidence from a 4-year longitudinal study on the comparative use of illustrative video podcasts during Economic Geography lectures vis-à-vis traditional educational methods in order to guide pedagogic practice and future research on the relative merits of technology-enhanced learning in higher education. Key benefits derived…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Longitudinal Studies
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Black, Jill D.; Bauer, Kyle N.; Spano, Georgia E.; Voelkel, Sarah A.; Palombaro, Kerstin M. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
Background and Purpose: Grand Rounds is a teaching methodology that has existed in various forms in medical education for centuries. When a student-run pro bono clinic identified a growing challenge of providing continuity of care for clients and a lack of preparedness in students, they implemented a Grand Rounds model of case presentation within…
Descriptors: Physical Therapy, Teaching Methods, Medical Education, Service Learning
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Moon, Bruce L. – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2011
This viewpoint addresses ethical questions regarding the provision of art therapy as a pro bono service, a term from Latin roots that mean "for the public good." Approaches to ethical reasoning are discussed using the case of pro bono art therapy in a residential treatment program for adolescents.
Descriptors: Ethics, Art Therapy, Costs, Decision Making
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Kelley, Diane T.; Culp, Ken, III – Journal of Extension, 2013
"Pro bono" volunteers provide an effective means for Extension professionals to expand limited financial and human resources. Volunteers recruited from business settings can provide skills, abilities, expertise, leadership, and resources to Extension programs. Allowing professional volunteers to meet their desired leadership goals while…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Volunteers, Community Involvement, Community Needs
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Massaro, Vin – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2010
External quality assurance of universities exists to assure society that higher education standards are adequate and, in an increasingly global market, that they are comparable internationally. Although society has accepted an implicit compact in giving autonomy to universities in return for their dispassionate service to it, there has been an…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Control, Accountability, Institutional Evaluation
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Dobozy, Eva – Teaching English with Technology, 2012
In this paper, the five interlocking de Bono LAMS sequences are introduced as a new form of generic template designs. This transdisciplinary knowledge-mobilising strategy is based on Edward de Bono's attention-directing ideas and thinking skills, commonly known as the CoRT tools. The development of the de Bono LAMS sequence series is an important…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Sequential Approach, Sequential Learning
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de Beer, Josef; Whitlock, Elrina – American Biology Teacher, 2009
The whole world was united in its condemnation of the pre-1994 apartheid regime in South Africa. Apartheid meant that many South Africans were robbed of their democratic voices and cultural identities. In this article, the authors pose the question: Are you guilty of "knowledge apartheid" in your biology classroom? Does every student have a voice…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Racial Segregation, Biological Sciences, Foreign Countries
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Lee, Rachel – Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership, 2019
Legal representation makes a significant difference to the outcome of removal proceedings. Yet high percentages of both detained and non-detained immigrants do not have access to such representation. Some state and local governments have undertaken to increase access to "pro bono" legal representation for immigrants in these proceedings.
Descriptors: Immigrants, Legal Aid, Legal Problems, Lawyers
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Ponce, Juan; Bedi, Arjun S. – Economics of Education Review, 2010
Throughout Latin America, conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs play an important role in social policy. These programs aim to influence the accumulation of human capital, as well as reduce poverty. In terms of educational outcomes, a number of impact evaluation studies have shown that such programs have led to an increase in school enrollment,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Welfare Services, Public Policy, Human Capital
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Rocconi, Louis M.; Taylor, Aaron N.; Haeger, Heather; Zilvinskis, John D.; Christensen, Chad R. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2019
A concerted effort has been devoted to diversifying law schools. However, the focus has been almost exclusively on increasing the structural diversity of the student body rather than increasing diverse interactions. This study investigates the types of activities and experiences in law school that relate with more frequent diverse interactions.…
Descriptors: Law Schools, Legal Education (Professions), Law Students, Student Diversity
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Rao, Harika – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
The purpose of the research was to understand the latest job skill requirements for undergraduates from the real world as perceived by the students themselves and their career counselors at a university in South Florida. The study intended to provide relevant inputs to enhance the marketability of the undergraduate students by seamless…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Labor Needs, Undergraduate Students, Thinking Skills
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Paterson, Anne – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2006
In education, the term "metacognition" describes thinking about thinking. Within mathematics, the term "metacomputation" describes thinking about computational methods and tools. This article shows how Dr. Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats can be used to demonstrate metacognition and metacomputation in the primary classroom.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Metacognition, Computation, Teaching Methods
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Dobozy, Eva – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2017
An ongoing challenge in higher education is the support of educators in their development of effective pedagogies. The field of educational research and practice referred to as Learning Design may be able to help educators with no or limited pedagogical training deliver highly interactive and contemporary teaching and learning offerings. The…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Interdisciplinary Approach, Models, Higher Education
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Clapham, Maria M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2021
This study compared characterizations of successful leaders held by students enrolled in a college level leadership education program to those of students who did not participate in the program. Participants consisted of students from the following groups: graduating seniors who completed the leadership program, students enrolled in the first…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Leadership, Leadership Training, Student Attitudes
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