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Petrunich-Rutherford, Maureen L. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2021
Students often request study guides; however, the impact of study guides on student learning is mixed. Here, some evidence on student study guide usage and collaborative learning is briefly reviewed. This information helped to shape the development of a collaborative activity where student groups create their own study guide questions based on the…
Descriptors: Study Guides, Cooperative Learning, Student Developed Materials, Undergraduate Students
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Elkington, Ruari – Film Education Journal, 2020
The use of documentary, and in turn the value of documentary, is well established in formal education contexts. In addition to an established pedagogical value, this article examines the cultural and economic value of documentary in education through both national legislative reviews (the Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC's) "Copyright…
Descriptors: Study Guides, Film Study, Film Production, Documentaries
Heller, Rafael – Phi Delta Kappan, 2020
Some Americans have always wanted their schools to provide a liberal education, giving students opportunities to read great books, study the academic disciplines, and expand their minds. But many others, perhaps most of us, have looked for ways to avoid the slow, hard work of academic learning. As the historian Robert Hampel explains, we tend to…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Correspondence Study, Study Guides, Speed Reading
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Harrison, Douglas; Patch, Allison; McNally, Darragh; Harris, Laura – Journal of Academic Ethics, 2021
Drawing on a survey of over 4000 students and 1300 faculty members at the University of Maryland Global Campus, we find evidence for a reconceptualization of the use of commercialized websites offering access to "tutors" or "study help" as a type of collaborative cheating. Past studies have examined this behavior as an…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Web Sites, Cheating
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Contreras, Bethany P.; Dovgan, Kristen; Johnson, Katherine; Kahng, SungWoo – Teaching of Psychology, 2021
Background: The role of the preparation or study guide in interteaching is relatively unexplored. One study demonstrated that having students create their own study guide was just as effective as completing a teacher-created study guide. Objective: The purpose of this study was to replicate and extend the methods of previous research to compare…
Descriptors: Student Developed Materials, Teacher Developed Materials, Study Guides, Scores
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Gayman, Catherine M.; Jimenez, Stephanie T. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2020
Interteaching is a strategy that shifts the emphasis from passive student learning to active engagement through the use of preparation guides, small group discussions, clarifying lectures, and frequent testing. Several classroom studies have demonstrated that interteaching leads to better student comprehension and higher test scores. However, the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Group Discussion, Active Learning, Scores
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Cushen, Patrick J.; Hackathorn, Jana; Vázquez Brown, Maria D.; Rife, Sean C.; Joyce, Amanda W.; Smith, Eric D.; Bordieri, Michael J.; Anderson, Paul W.; Karlsson, Marie E.; Daniels, Jordan – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Students frequently request concept-list study guides prior to exams, but the benefits of instructors providing such resources are unclear. Research on memory and comprehension has suggested that some challenges in learning are associated with benefits to performance. In the context of an introductory psychology course, a study was conducted to…
Descriptors: Test Preparation, Study Guides, Check Lists, Undergraduate Students
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Piontkivska, Helen; Gassensmith, Jeremiah J.; Gallardo-Williams, Maria T. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Note taking is a seemingly simple study strategy, yet as a source of learner-generated content its perceived effectiveness varies across subjects and from student to student, as not all students are able to create high-quality notes without guidance. While often advocated by the instructors, the use of notes as exam aids (whether used in…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Student Developed Materials, Study Guides, Science Education
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Long, Ryan – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
This paper outlines a method for student-directed creation of exam review guides. No answers or lists of required information are provided to students. Students must reflect on the purpose of the course and the relationships between the different content units in order to collaboratively compose a study guide. The professor then critiques the…
Descriptors: Student Developed Materials, Test Reviews, Student Evaluation, Study Guides
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Rae, Guenevere; McGoey, Robin; Donthamsetty, Supriya; Newman, William P. – HAPS Educator, 2018
The purpose of this study was to develop a teaching guide to demonstrate the gross characteristics of pathology in embalmed cadaveric lungs and to and to assess the guide as an effective teaching tool. Ninety-eight embalmed cadaveric lungs were screened for pathology. The characteristics of pathologic states of the embalmed lungs were recorded and…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Human Body, Pathology, Study Guides
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Janson, Malena – Film Education Journal, 2019
The aim of this article is to convey the history, practices and central discourses of film education in Sweden. The first part takes the pioneering efforts, dating back to 1908, as a starting point for describing the development of nationwide school cinema, financed by public funding and coordinated by the Swedish Film Institute. As I will argue,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Film Study, Democratic Values, Democracy
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Lee, Seyeon; Manfredi, Louise R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore systematic strategies implemented at the School of Design, X University, to use materials more sustainably and responsibly in the design studios. Design/methodology/approach: Printing and prototype fabrication are a vital facet of design education. These physical products which consume vast quantities of…
Descriptors: Recycling, Sustainability, Consciousness Raising, Wastes
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Rae, Guenevere; McGoey, Robin; Donthamsetty, Supriya; Newman, William P., III – HAPS Educator, 2017
The purpose of this project was to develop guides to assist in the examination of a fixed cadaveric hearts and evaluate their effectiveness for assisting students in identifying pathologic lesions. A thorough anatomic examination was performed on 36 cadaveric hearts to determine the "normal" characteristics of an embalmed cadaveric heart…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Human Body, Pathology, Study Guides
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Rae, Guenevere; Newman, William P., III; Donthamsetty, Supriya; McGoey, Robin – HAPS Educator, 2017
The purpose of this study was to create a guide to assist students in evaluating an embalmed cadaveric kidney for pathologic lesions and to assess the guide as an effective teaching tool. Seventy-six kidneys were screened grossly and histologically for pathology. The most common pathologic incidences discovered during the screening were:…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Human Body, Pathology, Study Guides
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Conderman, Greg – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2017
Study guides are a popular tool teachers provide to help students prepare for an upcoming test or quiz. They are especially appropriate for middle school students as they transition from reading narrative to informational text. However, some teachers are unfamiliar with various types of study guides. Therefore, this article describes various types…
Descriptors: Study Guides, Middle School Students, Study Skills, Middle School Teachers
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