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Fitzgerald, Carlton J., Ed.; Laurian-Fitzgerald, Simona, Ed.; Popa, Carmen, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
As traditional classroom settings are transitioning to online environments, teachers now face the challenge of using this medium to promote effective learning strategies, especially when teaching older age groups. Because adult learners bring a different set of understandings and skills to education than younger students, such as more job and life…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Learning Strategies, Adult Learning, Adult Education
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Chemosit, Caroline; Rugutt, John; Rugutt, Joseph K. – IGI Global, 2017
Keeping students engaged and receptive to learning can, at times, be a challenge. However, by the implementation of new methods and pedagogies, instructors can strengthen the drive to learn among their students. "Fostering Sustained Learning Among Undergraduate Students: Emerging Research and Opportunities" is an essential publication…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement, Teaching Methods, Educational Policy
Bland, Derek, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
"Imagination for Inclusion" offers a reconsideration of the ways in which imagination engages and empowers learners across the education spectrum, from primary to adult levels and in all subject areas. Imagination as a natural, expedient, and exciting learning tool should be central to any approach to developing and implementing…
Descriptors: Imagination, Learning Processes, Educational Practices, Learning Theories
Johnson, Stacey Margarita – Multilingual Matters, 2015
This book explores connections between the fields of foreign/second language teaching and adult learning. This interdisciplinary approach serves as a framework in order to: (a) understand the teaching methods that promote the deeper, more critical sort of language learning advocated by scholars and professional organizations, (b) understand how…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Goldenberg, E. Paul; Carter, Cynthia J. – Education Sciences, 2018
How people see the world, even how they research it, is influenced by beliefs. Some beliefs are conscious and the result of research, or at least amenable to research. Others are largely invisible. They may feel like "common knowledge" (though myth, not knowledge), unrecognized premises that are part of the surrounding culture. As we…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
Broadhead, Pat; Burt, Andy – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
This timely and accessible text introduces, theorises and practically applies two important concepts which now underpin early years practice: those of "playful learning" and "playful pedagogies". Pat Broadhead and Andy Burt draw upon filmed material, conversations with children, reflection, observation, and parental and staff interviews, in their…
Descriptors: Play, Young Children, Assertiveness, Conflict Resolution
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Baker, Vickie L.; Terosky, Aimee LaPointe; Martinez, Edna – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2017
Scholarly learning has been and continues to be largely understudied and misunderstood; oftentimes scholarly learning is only studied in the context of research universities (Neumann, 2009a), thereby failing to acknowledge the ways in which faculty scholarly learning is enacted and supported across institutional types. In this monograph, the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Research Universities, Liberal Arts, Community Colleges
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Nagabhushan, Prathiba – IGI Global, 2018
Preparation for university study and integration into the workforce is the academic goal in the final years of secondary education. This preparedness can only be achieved through the motivation and involvement of students in secondary education programs which will lead to successful outcomes. "Engaging Adolescent Students in Contemporary…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Student Participation, Student Motivation
Petchauer, Emery – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
College campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students' lives. Based upon in-depth interviews, observations of…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Music, Researchers
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Firth, Rhiannon – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2013
This article explores the possibility of developing an ethico-politically coherent and practical research framework for studying the learning and knowledge-production and dissemination processes of utopian groups and movements. It seeks to develop understanding of utopias by identifying and conceptualizing their pedagogical aspects. At the same…
Descriptors: Criticism, Research Methodology, Learning Processes, Teaching Methods
Mehlenbacher, Brad – MIT Press (BK), 2010
The perpetual connectivity made possible by twenty-first-century technology has profoundly affected instruction and learning. Emerging technologies that upend traditional notions of communication and community also influence the ways we design and evaluate instruction and how we understand learning and learning environments. In "Instruction and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Design
Syed, Mahbubur Rahman, Ed. – IGI Publishing, 2009
The emerging field of advanced distance education delivers academic courses across time and distance, allowing educators and students to participate in a convenient learning method. "Methods and Applications for Advancing Distance Education Technologies: International Issues and Solutions" demonstrates communication technologies, intelligent…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Courses, Handwriting, Distance Education
Duschl, Richard A., Ed.; Schweingruber, Heidi A., Ed.; Shouse, Andrew W., Ed. – National Academies Press, 2007
What is science for a child? How do children learn about science and how to do science? Drawing on a vast array of work from neuroscience to classroom observation, "Taking Science to School" provides a comprehensive picture of what we know about teaching and learning science from kindergarten through eighth grade. By looking at a broad range of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Science Education, Teacher Education, Scientific Concepts
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Shin, Shin-Shing – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2015
Students in object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD) courses typically encounter difficulties transitioning from object-oriented analysis (OOA) to logical design (OOLD). This study conducted an empirical experiment to examine these learning difficulties by evaluating differences between OOA-to-OOLD and OOLD-to-object-oriented-physical-design…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Design, Semantics, Learning Processes
Renshaw, Peter, Ed.; Tooth, Ron, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
"Diverse Pedagogies of Place" presents eight original place-responsive pedagogies that address a question of paramount importance in today's world: how do we educate the next generation of students to confront the challenges of global climate change and the on-going degradation of natural environments? Each place-responsive pedagogy is a…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Teaching Methods, Climate, Environmental Education
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