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Barac, Karin; Prestige, Sarah; Main, Katherine – Australian Educational Computing, 2017
This paper presents a summary of the key findings of a TPACK survey adapted for a higher education context and serves as an initial sampling technique for a larger study in the design and delivery practices of academics. There are few studies that investigate how technologies are used and experienced in courses from an objective pedagogical…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Foreign Countries, Technology Integration
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Ellis, Bronwyn; Watkinson, Julie; Sawyer, Janet – Education in Rural Australia, 2010
The final stage of a longitudinal research project that focused on identifying the impact of a new university presence in a South Australian regional city is presented in this paper, which continues the account given at the 2009 SPERA Conference. The early stages comprised focus groups of stakeholders, staff involved, and students, and surveys of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Higher Education, School Community Relationship
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AlFuqaha, Isam Najib – Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
This paper attempts to delineate the frameworks of learner-centered vis-à-vis teacher-centered processes of learning prevalent in the second decade of the twenty-first century. It defines the pedagogical changes that have emerged due to the development of delivery technologies, and the interrelations among teachers, students, and knowledge. The…
Descriptors: Social Media, Cooperation, Social Networks, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
Downs, Holly A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Enormous demands for online degrees in higher education have increased the pressure on universities to launch web courses and degrees quickly and, at times, without properly attending to the quality of these ventures. There is scarce research that defines which quality indicators are used to assess cyberlearning environments, how different…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Stakeholders
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Co, Mary Jesselyn; Mitchell, Bruce – Education & Training, 2006
Purpose: This paper aims to assess the state of development of entrepreneurship education, determine the importance of entrepreneurship in the South African higher education institutions (HEIs), and offer recommendations for improving preparations for the developing field. Design/methodology/approach: An e-mail survey has been conducted on South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Entrepreneurship
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Heine, M. H. – Education for Information: The International Review of Education and Training in Library and Information Science, 1983
Proposes and contrasts general educational aims for librarianship curricula at the first- and second-professional qualification stages, i.e., creation of factual knowledge vs. development of analytical skills and interest in problem-solving. Approaches to study of library networks (document-delivery and bibliographical-record delivery) in such…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Case Studies, Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries
Collins, Sandra; Hiebert, Bryan; Magnusson, Kris; Bernes, Kerry – 2001
The need for trained counselors/counseling psychologists, and for counselor education, training, and accreditation, are topics of continued discussion within professional organizations, accrediting bodies, universities, and other training institutions. Following an exploratory meeting in 1998 to discuss the need for additional graduate counselor…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Counseling, Counselor Certification, Counselor Training
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O'Keefe, Joan; Tait, Karen – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2004
Through a three-stage thematic model this research has examined the evolution of the Senior Practitioner, a term introduced by the UK Department for Education and Skills (DfES) Surestart Unit, which advocates the promotion and recognition of the importance of staff with advanced and specialist skills, knowledge and experience. This status is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reflective Teaching, Critical Thinking, Teaching Experience
Toussaint, Dorothy – 1990
After fleximode was introduced into the Western Australian TAFE system, its cost and effectiveness compared with traditional delivery systems were evaluated. Fleximode, as practiced in Australia, was adapted from a mode of study pioneered in England. It offered students the independence of off-campus study in combination with access to college…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Correspondence Schools, Cost Effectiveness
McBride, Jack – 1978
This 1978 report on the model regional open learning system of the University of Mid-America (UMA), Lincoln, Nebraska, summarizes the activities of the following program areas: course development, delivery, research and dissemination, and governance and administration. Descriptions are provided of courses in the following stages of development:…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Annual Reports, College Administration, Consortia
Keefe, Carolyn – 1991
A study examined the question of what sequence patterns, if any, of covering oral interpretation topics emerge from forensic coaching sessions. To answer the question it was first necessary to analyze the process used by the coaches. Process was defined as the action of passing through continuing development from a beginning to a contemplated end.…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Oral Interpretation
Mandeville, Mary Y. – 1991
A study investigated speech anxiety in the basic speech course by means of pre and post essays. Subjects, 73 students in 3 classes in the basic speech course at a southwestern multiuniversity, wrote a two-page essay on their perceptions of their speech anxiety before the first speaking project. Students discussed speech anxiety in class and were…
Descriptors: Communication Apprehension, Communication Problems, Communication Research, Higher Education
Griffith, Susan R.; And Others – 1996
This paper describes first year implementation efforts of Southwest Texas (SWT) State University to develop a system to integrate planning, budgeting, assessment, and quality to improve the delivery of education and other services to all the institution's customers. The document addresses the common situation when an organization already has…
Descriptors: Budgeting, College Administration, College Outcomes Assessment, College Planning
Frid, Sandra; And Others – 1997
The study reported in this paper represents the first stage of a five-year project aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning in undergraduate mathematics courses for science and engineering students. Students were surveyed about their confidence in their mathematics background, their confidence with current mathematics topics, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Freshmen, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Development
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Mizell, Al P. – 1991
Nova University (Florida), which began its initial efforts in distance-delivery teacher education in 1983, now has doctoral and master's degree programs in which professional educators, information specialists, trainers, and others in similar fields are committed to a program of intense work and challenge through telecommunications. Students who…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Distance Education, Doctoral Programs
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