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Smith, Latisha L.; Clausen, Courtney K.; Teske, Jolene K.; Ghayoorrad, Maryam; Gray, Phyllis; Al Subia, Sukainah; Atwood-Blaine, Dana; Rule, Audrey C. – Online Submission, 2015
This document describes a strategy for increasing student leadership and creativity skills through the creation of cartoons. Creating cartoons engages students in divergent thinking and cognitive processes, such as perception, recall, and mental processing. When students create cartoons focused on a particular topic, they are making connections to…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Leadership, Creativity, College Faculty
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Reid, Alana – Hispania, 2015
This paper examines the trajectories of two characters in Laura Antillano's short story, "Tuna de mar" (1991), as they navigate interrelated systems of power and attempt to position themselves closer to, or further away from, the margins. Set in the late eighteenth century, the tale features a female protagonist who escapes prostitution…
Descriptors: Literary Genres, Power Structure, Literary Devices, Females
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Comas-Quinn, Anna, Ed.; Beaven, Ana, Ed.; Sawhill, Barbara, Ed. –, 2019
Learners are increasingly accessing free online and open resources, tools, and spaces where they can develop their language skills beyond the classroom, alone, or in collaboration with others, and often whilst engaging in purposeful and enjoyable activities. Teachers need to find ways to explore and connect these activities productively with the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Open Educational Resources, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education
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Qian, Kan, Ed.; Bax, Stephen, Ed. –, 2017
With the rise of the internet and new communication technologies, language learning has moved beyond the classroom walls. This volume presents a range of important studies on innovative ways for learning languages outside the classroom. Chapters discuss MOOCs in the UK, Belgium, China, and Italy for studying a range of languages, research on new…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Bensimon, Estela Mara, Ed.; Malcom, Lindsey, Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
How can it be that 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, our institutions of higher education have still not found ways of reducing the higher education gaps for racial and ethnic groups? That is the question that informs and animates the Equity Scorecard model of organizational change. It shifts institutions' focus from what…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Race, Civil Rights, Institutional Research
Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference on Mobile Learning 2013, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Lisbon, Portugal, March 14-16, 2013. The Mobile Learning 2013 International Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Cushner, Kenneth, Ed.; Brennan, Sharon, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007
In response to the changing global climate and the growing recognition of the professional associations in the teacher education community, universities around the country are beginning to recognize the need to add a global dimension to their education programs. One way to prepare teachers to address the challenges associated with teaching…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Field Experience Programs, Intercultural Programs, Study Abroad
D'Mello, S. K., Ed.; Calvo, R. A., Ed.; Olney, A., Ed. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2013
Since its inception in 2008, the Educational Data Mining (EDM) conference series has featured some of the most innovative and fascinating basic and applied research centered on data mining, education, and learning technologies. This tradition of exemplary interdisciplinary research has been kept alive in 2013 as evident through an imaginative,…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Interdisciplinary Approach
Griggs, Richard A., Ed.; Jackson, Sherri L., Ed. – Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2011
This book follows in the footsteps of the first three volumes in the "Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology" series. In the prefaces to these volumes, the various editors all stressed two major points relevant to the development of this series. These comments also apply to this book. First, introductory psychology is one of the most…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Introductory Courses, College Instruction
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC. – 1996
This publication reports on a 1994 forum on integrating research on college and university faculty and presents the commissioned papers and findings of the forum along with references to relevant research on faculty. A description of the forum notes that it addressed the lack of integration in current policy discussions about college and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Demography, Educational Change, Educational Environment
Wehlburg, Catherine M., Ed.; Chadwick-Blossey, Sandra, Ed. – 2003
Chapters of this annual collection explore current and new trends in the field of faculty development. Chapters in the first section, "Faculty Development and Its Role in Institutional and National Crisis," are: (1) "September 11, 2001, as a Teachable Moment" (Edward Zlotkowski); (2) "The Day After: Faculty Behavior in Post-September 11, 2001,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Improvement, Higher Education, Organizational Development
Novotna, Jarmila, Ed.; Moraova, Hana, Ed.; Kratka, Magdalena, Ed.; Stehlikova, Nad'a, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2006
This document contains the fourth volume of the proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Mathematics at the Centre." This volume features 59 research reports by presenters with last names beginning between Kun and…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Psychology