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Bruni-Bossio, Vincent; Willness, Chelsea – Journal of Management Education, 2016
The "Kobayashi Maru" is a training simulation that has its roots in the Star Trek series notable for its defining characteristic as a no-win scenario with no "correct" resolution and where the solution actually involves redefining the problem. Drawing upon these characteristics, we designed a board meeting simulation for an…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Fidelity, Simulation, Meetings
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Lynch, Shrehan; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Teaching for social good and inequity has been presented as needed in sport pedagogy research. However, very little is known how transformative pedagogical practices that teach for social good are implemented and sustained at the elementary level. Purpose: This digital ethnographic study sought to describe one elementary school…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Transformative Learning, Sociocultural Patterns
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Ullman, Ellen – Community College Journal, 2015
Good leaders need to develop and improve their skills. That's why the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) created a set of competencies for community college leaders that has served as the foundation for informal and doctoral-level training programs. When the original competencies were revised in 2012, AACC sought input from a number…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Training, Administrator Education, College Administration
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Smith, Kristen L.; Good, Megan R.; Jankowski, Natasha – Research & Practice in Assessment, 2018
A long-standing purpose of assessment is to help faculty improve student learning; unfortunately, evidence of improved learning is rare. Learning improvement evidence in its most simple form requires practitioners to assess, intervene, and re-assess a student learning outcome. Of course, achieving evidence of learning improvement is not so simple.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Leaders, Leadership
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, 2018
Underlying the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training's work is the premise that accessible, high-quality education and training leading to good paying jobs provides numerous benefits to individuals and lifts up society as a whole. By supporting post-secondary education and skills training it ensures citizens have access to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Organizational Objectives, Educational Finance
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Holdhus, Kari; Høisaeter, Sissel; Maeland, Kjellfrid; Vangsnes, Vigdis; Engelsen, Knut Steinar; Espeland, Magne; Espeland, Åsmund – Cogent Education, 2016
The main aim of this review article is to understand and discuss the concept of improvisation as a professional skill for teacher educators. The literature review suggests that five academic traditions are especially relevant to examine: Rhetoric, music, theatre/drama, organizational theory and education. The dialogic, open-scripted, interactive…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Media Adaptation, Teacher Educators, Literature Reviews
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Tuan, Nguyen Minh – International Education Studies, 2011
This paper attempts to investigate if the International University (IU) students' core competencies can meet the requirements set by employers, what are the differences in core competencies in final year students (or undergraduates), and how they view themselves compared with ex-students after one or two years in working environment, how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competence, Employment Qualifications, Statistical Analysis
Beck, Charles E.; French, Monique – Online Submission, 2016
Internships for academic credit serve as a joint venture between the university and the business communities, helping both groups meet their organizational objectives. Businesses gain qualified, temporary workers with verifiable skills for specific job needs. Administered properly, the academic credit does not merely certify on-the-job training,…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Business Schools, School Business Relationship, Student Characteristics
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Hart, Claudia; Vroman, Margo; Stulz, Karin – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
In this paper the authors discuss the challenges and rewards of building a graduate level Managerial Communication course around an experiential communication audit project. The purpose of the project was to provide MBA (Master of Business Administration) students with exposure to the real world responsibilities and demands of working in a complex…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning, Business Communication
Koch-Patterson, Penelope – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Society is more and more interconnected and interdependent. This results in a plethora of complex social problems and thereby creates the need for individuals with strong decision-making skills. This quantitative study examined the relationship between undergraduate students' participation in academic service-learning and their levels of…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Decision Making Skills, Undergraduate Students, Student Participation
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Kemppainen, Jyri; Tedre, Matti; Sutinen, Erkki – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2012
Information technology (IT) professionals face markedly different kinds of challenges in developing countries from the ones in developed countries. Based on the research literature and our fourteen years of fieldwork in Iringa, Tanzania, we have identified eight groups of technical characteristics of IT work that significantly affect the work of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Engineering Education, Work Environment
Shaw, Marta A. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study examined the extent to which academic leaders and government officials in Poland differ in their notions of good university governance, and sought to uncover how these notions intersect with global trends in higher education governance. The research objective was to identify the criteria that determine what reforms of university…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Governance
Welbeck, Rashida; Ware, Michelle; Cerna, Oscar; Valenzuela, Ireri – MDRC, 2014
Difficulties in paying for college and in maintaining good academic performance are two major hurdles to college graduation for low-income students. In recent years, state and federal budgets for postsecondary education have been cut significantly, limiting the options policymakers, education leaders, and communities have to improve rates of…
Descriptors: Technical Assistance, Guidelines, Guides, Performance Contracts
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Jensen, Elsebeth; Skibsted, Else Bengaard; Christensen, Mette Vedsgaard – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2015
A comprehensive research review carried out on behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Education in 2008 concluded that the competence to establish and maintain good teacher-student relations is a central and important one for a teacher in today's schools. Together with teaching competence and classroom management competence, other competencies that…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Teacher Education Programs, Interpersonal Competence
Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Silva, Liliana, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends 2013, taking place in Madrid, Spain, from 26 to 28 of April. Our efforts and active engagement can now be rewarded with these three days of exciting new developments about what we are passionate about: Psychology and its connections. We take pride…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychoeducational Methods, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
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