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Jiang, Dongmei – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This study investigated the effect of cooperative learning on writing anxiety alleviation through a pre-test/post-test assessment. 120 EFL learners from a Chinese polytechnic institute were assigned into two groups: one experimental (cooperative writing) and the other comparison (solitary writing). Results revealed that cooperative learning…
Descriptors: Writing Apprehension, Cooperative Learning, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Lee, Dabae; Morrone, Anastasia S.; Siering, Greg – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2018
To promote student learning and bolster student success, higher education institutions are increasingly creating large active learning classrooms to replace traditional lecture halls. Although there have been many efforts to examine the effects of those classrooms on learning outcomes, there is paucity of research that can inform the design and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Classroom Environment, Lecture Method
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Froehlich, Dominik E. – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
We live in a world permeated by digital technologies. Still, however, this digitization is not always reflected in the learning environments of higher education institutions, which raises questions about the adequacy of the instructional outcomes. In this paper, I maintain that the concept of the inverted or flipped classroom may be a fruitful…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Higher Education
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Konijn, W. S.; Essink, D. R.; de Cock Buning, T.; Zweekhorst, M. B. M. – Educational Media International, 2018
Even though the flipped classroom is an increasingly popular method in education, a literature search shows a gap in research on this method in higher education. This article describes an experiment with two central questions: (1) How do students and lecturers assess the effectiveness of the FC method? And (2) What are crucial design elements? To…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Hanshaw, Larry G. – College Student Journal, 2012
This study sought to determine how students would describe their group-only cooperative testing experiences in terms of key elements of cooperative learning often cited in the literature. Written comments of 159 graduate students were analyzed and 26 related categories of comments were derived from 495 statements of students enrolled in two…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students
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Towaf, Siti Malikhah – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Learning can be observed from three-dimensions called: effectiveness, efficiency, and attractiveness of learning. Careful study carried out by analyzing the learning elements of the system are: input, process, and output. Lesson study is an activity designed and implemented as an effort to improve learning in a variety of dimensions. "Lesson…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Lesson Plans, History Instruction, Educational Research
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McKenna, Kelly – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2018
This study investigated the online higher education learning space of a doctoral program offered at a distance. It explored the learning space, the stakeholders, utilization, and creators of the space. Developing a successful online classroom experience that incorporates an engaging environment and dynamic community setting conducive to learning…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education
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Savickiene, Izabela – Quality of Higher Education, 2011
This article aims to solve the following problematic issue: how the most essential elements of student learning achievement evaluation should be properly designed? The answers are pursued by the validation of identification of evaluation types, formulation of evaluation criteria and choice of assessment methods. Designing of the most essential…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
Inman, Johanna; Myers, Simuelle – IDEA Center, Inc., 2018
Recent trends in higher education, including online learning and the flipped classroom, have led to a large increase in the creation and use of video lectures in college teaching. Although the literature suggests that video lectures can be an essential pedagogical tool in 21st-century teaching, research is still emerging regarding best practices…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Higher Education, Blended Learning, Lecture Method
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McNally, Brenton; Chipperfield, Janine; Dorsett, Pat; Del Fabbro, Letitia; Frommolt, Valda; Goetz, Sandra; Lewohl, Joanne; Molineux, Matthew; Pearson, Andrew; Reddan, Gregory; Roiko, Anne; Rung, Andrea – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
Despite the popularity of the flipped classroom, its effectiveness in achieving greater engagement and learning outcomes is currently lacking substantial empirical evidence. This study surveyed 563 undergraduate and postgraduate students (61% female) participating in flipped teaching environments and ten convenors of the flipped courses in which…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Positive Attitudes, Higher Education
Banez, Allen M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to understand the impact of spirituality in higher education. This literature review explored the role of spirituality in the transformational learning process of students in higher education. In order for transformational learning to be comprehensive and authentic, the spiritual dimension must be considered in the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Transformative Learning, Christianity, Spiritual Development
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Reinhard, Karin; Pogrzeba, Anna – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
The role of industry in the higher education system is becoming more prevalent, as universities integrate a practical element into their curricula. However, the level of development of cooperative education and work-integrated learning varies from country to country. In Germany, cooperative education and work-integrated learning has a long…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cooperative Learning, School Business Relationship, Industry
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Kravariti, Eugenia; Gillespie, Amy; Diederen, Kelly; Smart, Sophie; Mayberry, Caroline; Meehan, Alan; Bream, Danielle; Musiat, Peter; Vitoraou, Silia; Stahl, Daniel; Dyer, Kyle; Sukhwinder, Sukhi; Coate, Kelly; Yiend, Jenny – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2018
As internet access and use increase exponentially, pedagogical practice becomes increasingly embedded in online platforms. We report on an online initiative of engaged student learning, the peer-led, staff-assisted e-helpdesk for research methods and statistics, which we evaluated and redeveloped using the lens and guiding principles of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Teaching Methods, Online Courses
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Tlhoaele, Malefyane; Suhre, Cor; Hofman, Adriaan – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
Cooperative learning may improve students' motivation, understanding of course concepts, and academic performance. This study therefore enhanced a cooperative, group-project learning technique with technology resources to determine whether doing so improved students' deep learning and performance. A sample of 118 engineering students, randomly…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Comprehension, Academic Achievement, Cooperative Learning
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Smith, Melanie K.; Vass, Vilmos – Transformation in Higher Education, 2017
The main objective of this article is to explore the relationship between internationalisation, creativity and transformation in the context of higher education. It is argued in academic theory that the process of internationalisation in higher education has two pillars: transformational learning and creative development, and that creativity is an…
Descriptors: Case Studies, International Education, Creativity, Transformative Learning
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