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Leenerts, Mary Hobbs – Nursing Outlook, 2003
Personal knowledge is essential for learning the artful use of self in therapeutic relationship but is difficult to teach. The Keirsey Temperament Sorter was used to help nursing students identify their communication and interaction preferences and acquire personal knowledge on a journey toward understanding the power of therapeutic nurse-patient…
Descriptors: Helping Relationship, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Nursing Education
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Riel, Margaret – Instructional Science, 1990
Discussion of cooperative learning focuses on the use of Learning Circles on the AT&T Learning Network and its effects on teachers. The use of computer networks to link classrooms for learning activities is described and benefits of such activities for teachers are discussed, including knowledge acquisition, developing new instructional…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Cooperative Learning
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Mazzola, Lisa – Journal of Museum Education, 2015
In April 2013, The Museum of Modern Art entered into a partnership with MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) provider Coursera to offer professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers all over the world. Since entering into that partnership, MoMA has developed two MOOCs: "Art and Inquiry: Museum Teaching Strategies for Your…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Museums, Arts Centers, Teachers
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Lees, Rebecca; Anderson, Deborah – London Review of Education, 2015
This small-scale, mixed-methods study aims to investigate academics' understanding of formative and summative assessment methods and how assessment literacy impacts on their teaching methods. Six semi-structured interviews and a scrutiny of assessments provided the data and results suggest that while these academics understand summative…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, College Faculty, Semi Structured Interviews, Formative Evaluation
McKenna, Bernard – 1980
An ecological theory of teaching should help teachers to view their classroom environment in ways that will lead to a more complete analysis of the interrelationships involved in teaching. Examination of these interrelating elements could conceivably lead to redefinition of "successful teaching" and "successful learning." This redefinition, in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories
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Cheney, Christine O.; Demchak, Mary Ann – Rural Educator, 2001
Strategies are presented for systematic planning and teacher collaboration for inclusion of students with disabilities in rural general education classrooms. This planning and ongoing support is essential for the student to be a full member of the class rather than just physically present. A case study illustrates the positive effects of such a…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Educational Cooperation
Holden, Michael; Mitchell, William – EDUCOM Review, 1993
Describes results of a Delphi study that was conducted to gather information to assist in defining the future of computer-mediated communication (CMC) in higher education. Results indicate that applications of CMC will focus on supporting classroom activities and facilitating cooperative learning and that one obstacle is faculty attitudes. (31…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Cooperative Learning
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Cronje, Johannes – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2006
This article proposes a model that integrates the traditionally conflicting objectivist and constructivist approaches to instructional design. I argue that these two approaches are complementary rather than oppositional. I present and analyze two learning programs in order to show how learning events can contain both objectivist and constructivist…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Models
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Robert, Aline; Rogalski, Janine – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2005
The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the debate about how to tackle the issue of "the teacher in the teaching/learning process", and to propose a methodology for analysing the teacher's activity in the classroom, based on concepts used in the fields of the didactics of mathematics as well as in cognitive ergonomics. This…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Grade 10, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Activities
Dunn, Rita – Principal, 1981
Discusses the environmental, sociological, physical, and psychological elements of learning styles as well as how to put learning styles to work in the instructional program. (WD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Style, Environmental Influences, Physical Characteristics
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Roche, Mary – Educational Action Research, 2011
Between 2001 and 2007 I conducted a self-study action research enquiry into my practice as a primary school teacher. The research had a collaborative aspect to it, in so far as my pupils and colleagues were invited to participate in the research, although I was the focus of the enquiry. I was unhappy about my teaching: I felt I dominated the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Independent Study, Inquiry
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Wallis, Emma – Journal of In-service Education, 2008
This article draws upon original qualitative data to present an initial assessment of the significance of learning agreements for the development of socially responsible approaches to professional and human resource development within the workplace. The article suggests that the adoption of a partnership-based approach to learning is more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Responsibility, Labor Force Development, Human Resources
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Buckley, Geoffrey L.; Bain, Nancy R.; Luginbuhl, April M.; Dyer, Mary L. – Journal of Geography, 2004
Traditional lectures generally force students to play a passive role in the classroom. In an effort to promote active learning, we added discussion sections to a large lecture hall course. Field trips, student journals, and group-based assignments, in particular, enhanced the learning experience. To ensure the success of the new format, course…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Lecture Method, Field Trips, Student Journals
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Glazzard, Jonathan – Support for Learning, 2014
This article illustrates, through the story of one mainstream primary school, the tensions between the inclusion agenda and the standards agenda. The school is situated in an area of social deprivation and nearly half of the school population have been identified as having special educational needs. The story presented in this article illustrates…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mainstreaming, Elementary Schools, Inclusion
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Steinbrink, John E.; Jones, Robert M. – Clearing House, 1993
Argues for the increased use of cooperative learning within student groups with regard to test review. Provides data from two research projects that support the contention that cooperative test review improves student achievement. Suggests methods for implementing cooperative test review. (HB)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement
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