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Pelletier, Kathe; Brown, Malcolm; Brooks, D. Christopher; McCormack, Mark; Reeves, Jamie; Arbino, Nichole – EDUCAUSE, 2021
This report profiles key trends and emerging technologies and practices shaping the future of teaching and learning and envisions a number of scenarios and implications for that future. It is based on the perspectives and expertise of a global panel of leaders from across the higher education landscape. Starting in 2020, COVID-19 pandemic has…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Trends, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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Rendón, Laura I. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2020
Racially separate and unequal schooling is alive and thriving today. School districts are typically segregated by income, with non-White school districts getting 23 billion dollars less than White districts. Higher education is increasingly stratified by both race and class, and children of the wealthy are almost assured that they will attend…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Social Differences, Social Class, School Districts
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Burke, Geraldine; Alfrey, Laura; Hall, Clare; O'Connor, Justen – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2021
This article explores how the Museum, Art and Wellbeing project brought primary school children and seniors from the same local community together to engage in explorative activities designed to reveal individual and mutual assets for wellbeing. The Museum, Art and Wellbeing project undertook a participatory arts-based approach to investigate how…
Descriptors: Well Being, Intergenerational Programs, Museums, Elementary School Students
Kohn, Kathryn Paris – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Despite the number of university students who take courses in multiple science disciplines, little is known about how they perceive common concepts from different disciplinary perspectives and to what extent they recognize connections among their courses. This dissertation explores students' perceptions of their chemistry and biology courses…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, STEM Education, Introductory Courses
Jaquette, Ozan – Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, 2017
There was a time when aspiring high-achieving, low-income students were sought after by admissions officers of state flagship universities because their inclusion fulfilled the mission of the institution, i.e., to provide a route enabling the industrious student to receive a superior education and become a successful professional. Those days are…
Descriptors: State Universities, Out of State Students, Low Income Students, High Achievement
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Mendoza-Gonzalez, Ricardo, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
In today's society, educational opportunities have evolved beyond the traditional classroom setting. Most universities have implemented virtual learning environments in an effort to provide more opportunities for potential or current students seeking alternative and more affordable learning solutions. "User-Centered Design Strategies for…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Curriculum Design, Virtual Classrooms, Best Practices
Hartigan, Lacey – Tennessee Department of Education, 2016
Decades of research have confirmed that teachers are the most important in-school factor for improving student achievement. Furthermore, studies find that access to effective teachers is most critical for students who struggle academically. Data from Tennessee shows that, on average, students who score at the lowest proficiency level see the…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Equal Education, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teacher Distribution
Rowan-Kenyon, Heather T., Ed.; Cahalan, Margaret, Ed.; Yamashita, Mika, Ed. – Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education, 2018
There are large gaps in educational access and attainment between the rich and poor in the United States. In 2016, there was a 25 percentage-point gap in college enrollment rates for high school graduates in the top and bottom family income quartiles. Reflections on Connecting Research and Practice in College Access and Success Programs is the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Students, Low Income Students, Disabilities
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Venezia, Andrea; Jaeger, Laura – Future of Children, 2013
The vast majority of high school students aspire to some kind of postsecondary education, yet far too many of them enter college without the basic content knowledge, skills, or habits of mind they need to succeed. Andrea Venezia and Laura Jaeger look at the state of college readiness among high school students, the effectiveness of programs in…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Postsecondary Education, College Preparation, College Readiness
Zou, Bin; Xing, Minjie; Wang, Yuping; Sun, Mingyu; Xiang, Catherine H. – IGI Global, 2013
Computer-Assisted Foreign Language Teaching and Learning: Technological Advances highlights new research and an original framework that brings together foreign language teaching, experiments and testing practices that utilize the most recent and widely used e-learning resources. This comprehensive collection of research will offer linguistic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies
Jacob, Andy; Vidyarthi, Elizabeth; Carroll, Kathleen – TNTP, 2012
"Irreplaceables" are teachers who are so successful they are nearly impossible to replace, but who too often vanish from schools as the result of neglect and inattention. To identify and better understand the experience of these teachers, the authors started by studying 90,000 teachers across four large, geographically diverse urban school…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Persistence
Nguyen, Mary – Education Sector, 2012
The stories of college graduates burdened with mountains of debt and poor job prospects have been well documented in this recession year. But while these students do face real problems in today's tough economy, their degree will still likely prove to be a wise investment even as the recession draws to a close. This isn't the case for another group…
Descriptors: Research Assistants, Financial Problems, Student Loan Programs, Dropout Rate
Streitwieser, Bernhard, Ed.; Ogden, Anthony, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2016
The idea of the professional who bridges both research and practice has been largely overlooked and at times even disregarded by the academic and administrative structures that govern activity in higher education today. In international higher education, the number of students who now engage in mobility and exchange has expanded globally, along…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Global Approach
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Orleans, Myron, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
Online education continues to permeate mainstream teaching techniques in higher education settings. Teaching upper-level classes in an online setting is having a major impact on education as a whole and is fundamentally altering global learning. "Cases on Critical and Qualitative Perspectives in Online Higher Education" offers a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Case Studies, Instruction
Bohan, Chara Haeussler, Ed.; Many, Joyce E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Clinical Teacher Education focuses on how to build a school-university partnership network for clinical teacher education in urban school systems serving culturally and linguistically diverse populations. The labor intensive nature of professional development school work has resulted in research institutions being slow to fully adopt a clinical…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Urban Schools, Professional Development Schools, Action Research
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