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Arimoto, Akira – Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2015
Active learning is now gradually being adopted in many universities and colleges in Japan. This follows the release of the 2012 Central Council of Education (CCE) report that emphasized the need to introduce active learning and to reinforce educational management in academia. As a result, one of the most important problems in Japan's higher…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Field Studies
Abramson, Paul – School Planning & Management, 2012
The 2012 "School Planning & Management"'s 17th Annual School Construction Report reports over the last two years although school construction had fallen from previous highs, the pipeline of projects funded before the recession was still full. And so, in 2009 total construction was a solid $16.4 billion. But the pipeline is not being…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, School Buildings, School Construction, Surveys
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Bruce, Richard D.; McCandless, David W.; Berryman, Chuck W.; Strong, Shawn D. – Journal of Technology Studies, 2008
One of the toughest hurdles to overcome in construction education is the varying levels of construction field experience among undergraduate students. Although an internship is a common construction management requirement, it is often completed after students complete classes in planning and scheduling. This poses a challenge for the modern…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Scheduling, Photography, Construction Management
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Scarano, Joseph J. – CEFP Journal, 1976
Construction management accelerates school construction, increases quality and labor productivity, lowers costs, and offers developing nations an opportunity to improve their own management capabilities. (MLF)
Descriptors: Construction Management, Construction Programs, Cost Effectiveness, Developing Nations
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Awere, E.; Edu-Buandoh, K. B. M.; Dadzie, D. K.; Aboagye, J. A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Building Technology graduates from Ghanaian Polytechnics seek employment in the construction industry, yet little information is known as to whether their tertiary education is really related to and meeting the actual needs of their prospective employers in the construction industry. The tracer study was conducted to ascertain the performance of…
Descriptors: Construction Industry, Building Trades, Questionnaires, Classification
Bernstein, Stuart P. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a live, synchronous distance delivery technology would facilitate interaction, immediacy, and presence between an instructor and his contiguous and remote classrooms, and whether it would facilitate interaction between the two groups of students. This study researched the opinions of students on…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, College Faculty, Distance Education
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Mawdesley, M.; Long, G.; Al-jibouri, S.; Scott, D. – Computers & Education, 2011
Computer based simulations and games can be useful tools in teaching aspects of construction project management that are not easily transmitted through traditional lecture based approaches. However, it can be difficult to quantify their utility and it is essential to ensure that students are achieving the learning outcomes required rather than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Simulation, Educational Games, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Dahlberg, Gunilla – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2016
This article analyses the discourse and practices of quality assurance and quality control through the lens of neo-liberal governing as expressed in economic rationalities such as new public management, total quality management, public choice and human capital. As an alternative to this form of governing, an ethico-aesthetic paradigm is enacted,…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Discourse Analysis, Neoliberalism
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Fien, John; Winfree, Tomi – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2014
The construction industry is contributing to the sustainability agenda through numerous strategies to improve energy efficiency in the design, materials, and operating conditions of buildings. However, this is only one driver of change in the construction sector. This article, which takes Australia as a case study, shows that many other drivers…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Energy Management, Energy Conservation, Power Technology
Watson, Robert – American School and University, 1979
Florida Junior College turned to construction management to build at three locations on schedule and within budget. (Author)
Descriptors: Construction Management, Cost Effectiveness, Efficiency, Facility Expansion
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Chapin, L.; Roudebush, Wilfred H.; Krone, Stephen J. – Journal of Construction Education, 2003
A survey of Associated Schools of Construction construction management programs (54 of 88 responded) indicated that 91% have some type of cooperative education program; 58% require it. Most programs have two work terms (either quarters or semesters) of coop earning 3-4 credit hours per term. The level of satisfaction among students, faculty and…
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Cooperative Education, Higher Education, Internship Programs
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Huttner, Julia; Dalton-Puffer, Christiane; Smit, Ute – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2013
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is one of the most dynamic pedagogic trends in language teaching in Europe, and yet, the enthusiasm with which this innovation is implemented by stakeholders and "made a success" is not fully understood. In this paper we argue for an investigation of CLIL implementation as a form of…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Content Analysis, Language Planning
Abramson, Paul – College Planning & Management, 2012
This report and accompanying tables present the findings of the 17th Annual Survey of College Construction prepared for "College Planning & Management" magazine. Representatives of Market Data Retrieval sent survey forms and made follow-up telephone calls to every college in the U.S. seeking information on their construction…
Descriptors: Colleges, School Construction, School Buildings, Costs
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Tamir, Emanuel; Shaked, Lea – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2016
The research investigated the way in which school administrations implement resources provided by Israel's "Courage to Change" reform. The uniqueness of this reform stems from the fact that the allocated resources come in the form of "weekly instruction time" rather than finance, and the school management needs to decide how to…
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Program Implementation, Educational Change, School Administration
Alqady, Mohammed – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The construction industry is a knowledge intensive industry. Thousands of documents are generated by construction projects. Documents, as information carriers, must be managed effectively to ensure successful project management. The fact that a single project can produce thousands of documents and that a lot of the documents are generated in a…
Descriptors: Construction Industry, Information Management, Semantics, Content Analysis
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