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Kidman, Gillian; Keast, Stephen; Cooper, Rebecca – Teaching Science, 2012
This paper is a response to Hoban and Neilsen's (2010) Five Rs model for understanding how learners engage with slowmation. An alternative model (the Learning MMAEPER Model) that builds on the 5Rs model is explained in terms of its use in secondary science preservice teacher education. To probe into the surface and deep learning that can occur…
Descriptors: Science Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Science
Patel, Eboo – Liberal Education, 2018
New religious diversity of the late 20th and early 21st centuries requires Americans to move from the idea of a Judeo-Christian America to that of an Interfaith America. This article notes that a big part of America's current problem is how it has sacralized its tribal divide, with tribalism in today's America taking a particularly dangerous turn.…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Christianity, Minority Groups
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Reason, Robert D. – Journal of College and Character, 2011
The conversation about essential learning outcomes of college has never been more active or important. Although much of the attention on learning outcomes is narrowly focused on cognitive outcomes, especially critical thinking, the need to educate students for personal and social responsibility has never been clearer. In this article the author…
Descriptors: Student Experience, College Environment, Outcomes of Education, Definitions
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Domínguez, Michael – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
Despite a rich repertoire of inventive and robust practices, and stated commitments to equity, social justice, and diversity, teacher education has continued to struggle to produce educators capable of enacting culturally sustaining pedagogies, and providing historically marginalized youth and communities with meaningful learning opportunities.…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Justice, Teacher Education, Culturally Relevant Education
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Nardi, Elena; Knuth, Eric – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2017
This paper is a commentary on the classroom interventions on the teaching and learning of proof reported in the seven empirical papers in this special issue. The seven papers show potential to enhance student learning in an area of mathematics that is not only notoriously difficult for students to learn and for teachers to teach, but also…
Descriptors: Mathematical Logic, Validity, Mathematics Instruction, Integrated Curriculum
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Loertscher, Jennifer – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2011
The science teaching community is currently in the midst of a major shift from traditional, lecture-based teaching approaches to student-centered approaches that emphasize inquiry, cooperative learning, and development of a broad range of transferrable skills. These changes demand substantial curricular reform. One way to support the collective…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Cooperative Learning, Educational Change, Biochemistry
Triantari, Sotiria A. – Online Submission, 2011
In the author's opinion Nietzsche has adopted the three Aristotelian factors, i.e., logic, learning and experience, showing the nihilistic element in the educational system of his days. By means of the term "formal education", Nietzsche implies the education comprises the development of the intellectual faculties of the learner. According to…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Logical Thinking, Learning, Habituation
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Hansen, David T. – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2017
Music and philosophy travel together through time in human culture, and in this article, David Hansen responds to Randall Allsup's recent book, "Remixing the Classroom: Toward an Open Philosophy of Music Education." Hansen says that a singular feature of Randall's new book is how marvelously he demonstrates the organic union between…
Descriptors: Music Education, Altruism, Music, Music Teachers
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Doan, Tomalee – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2017
Many observers find it baffling that faculty in higher education have been slow to adopt open educational resources (OER). The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, a private foundation that makes grants to expand access to learning materials, defines OER as: Teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been…
Descriptors: Resource Units, Shared Resources and Services, Instructional Materials, Technology Uses in Education
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Hammond, Zaretta – Learning Professional, 2018
Zaretta Hammond is a teacher educator, researcher, and consultant committed to supporting leaders, coaches, and teachers in integrating neuroscience with instruction, equity, and literacy. Her work is informed by her classroom experience, her time in organizations such as the National Equity Project, and her own research about how neuroscience and…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Academic Standards, Difficulty Level, Teaching Methods
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Waldeck, Jennifer H.; Weimer, Maryellen – Communication Education, 2017
College instructors use lecture and its current counterpoint--active learning--widely and often rely on both strategies, but the question of which best promotes student learning has become a debate that ignores the fact that learning can result from both. Students still listen to and learn from lectures. They pass exams, obtain degrees, and…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, College Instruction
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Spelman, Duncan – Journal of Management Education, 2010
This commentary adds to the analysis and recommendations presented in "Gender in the Management Education Classroom" concerning a very challenging incident focused on powerful gender/diversity dynamics. It discusses the centrality of emotion in students' experiences of diversity discussions and calls for teachers to explicitly help students…
Descriptors: Business Education, Management Development, Gender Differences, Cultural Differences
Brooks, Julia G. – Educational Foundations, 2011
In this paper, the author seeks to initiate a conversation about the discomfort that can emerge and the violence that might possibly take place in the "critical", dialogic, and justice-oriented Foundations of Education classroom between students and instructors when all are invited to negotiate "the necessary conditions" for learning. Believing…
Descriptors: Instruction, Outcomes of Education, Time Perspective, Reflective Teaching
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Sun, Qi – Adult Learning, 2013
This article argues that transformative learning becomes increasingly essential for educators in the changing landscape of the adult and higher education institutions of the United States that has continuously hosted highest numbers of international students among other countries. First, it presents a context discussing learning for…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Adult Educators, Higher Education, Foreign Students
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Hannah, John; Ellis, Tesni – About Campus, 2018
In a response to an article in the March 2017 issue of "About Campus" (see EJ1166502, "Shifting to Curricular Approaches to Learning beyond the Classroom"), John Hannah and Tesni Ellis challenge a rigid curricular approach to student affairs. They recognize the appeal and benefits of such an approach but are wary that any…
Descriptors: College Students, Artists, Academic Achievement, Student Personnel Services
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