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Jennett, Charlene; Papadopoulou, Sofia; Himmelstein, Jesse; Vaugoux, Alexandre; Roger, Vincent; Cox, Anna L. – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2017
Game jams, hackathons and similar group game creation events have become increasingly popular over the past decade (Fowler et al., 2015). They provide new and exciting opportunities for education and research. They foster creative thinking and innovation (Preston et al., 2012), and strengthen project management and communication skills (Smith…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Games, Student Experience, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Sang, Jane – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study to assess communication channels as implementation determinants of performance management framework In Kenya at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH). The communication theory was used to inform the study. This study adopted an explanatory design. The target sampled 510 respondents through simple random and stratified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Models, Multivariate Analysis
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Costin, Yvonne; O'Brien, Michael P.; Slattery, Darina M. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Entrepreneurs need to develop a range of skills to be successful, including skills in decision making, risk management, problem solving, communication, and teamwork. Games and simulations are increasingly being used in both academia and business to encourage such skills development. This paper describes a business simulation module whereby…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship
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Chang, Bo; Kang, Haijun – Distance Education, 2016
Online group work can be complicated because of its asynchronous characteristics and lack of physical presence, and its requirements for skills in handling technology, human relationships, and content-related tasks. This study focuses on the administrative, logistical and relationship-related challenges in online group work. Challenges in areas…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Asynchronous Communication
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Tasdan, Berna Tataroglu; Koyunkaya, Melike Yigit – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2017
Teaching of mathematics could be improved with teachers who have a strong mathematical knowledge and have an ability to reflect this knowledge on their teaching. Therefore, it is important to develop mathematics teachers' theoretical and pedagogical knowledge. This study was designed to examine pre-service secondary mathematics teachers' (PSMT)…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics, Mathematical Concepts
McGee, Mary Jane Christy – ProQuest LLC, 2017
More than 38% of the U.S. public workforce will likely retire by 2030, which may result in a labor shortage. Business leaders may adopt strategies to mitigate knowledge loss within their organizations by capturing knowledge in a knowledge management system (KMS). The purpose of this single case study was to explore strategies that information…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Information Management, Case Studies, Semi Structured Interviews
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Gider, F.; Likar, B.; Kern, T.; Miklavcic, D. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2012
This paper describes a case study of an innovative approach to teaching at an engineering school. The postgraduate course "Project Work and Communication in Research and Development (R&D)" was developed at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia. The main aim of the course was to make…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response)
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Tarekegne, Chalachew; Wesselink, Renate; Biemans, Harm J. A.; Mulder, Martin – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2017
Purpose: Development Agents (DAs) are employed by agricultural departments to provide capacity development for farmers. In this contribution, the adjustment of a competence profile originally developed for the Province of Esfahan [Karbasioun, M., M. Mulder, and H. J. A. Biemans. 2007. "Towards a Job Competency Profile for Agricultural…
Descriptors: Profiles, Minimum Competency Testing, Case Studies, Extension Agents
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Uslu, Baris – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
This research aimed to identify the components of communication systems in universities and to explore their influence on academic life. To collect data, interviews were carried out with academics from Australian universities. Thematic descriptive and content analyses were performed on the data-set. Analyses showed that the human relations unit,…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Organizational Communication, Universities, Interviews
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Staman, E. Michael; Katsouros, Mark; Hach, Richard – EDUCAUSE Review, 2009
Within an incredibly short period--perhaps less than twenty-four months--the need for emergency preparedness has risen to a higher level of urgency than at any other time in the history of academe. Large or small, public or private, higher education institutions are seriously considering the dual problems of notification and communications…
Descriptors: School Security, Emergency Programs, Colleges, School Safety
Toprak, Elif; Genc-Kumtepe, Evrim – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
Communication is an indispensable part of international cooperation and it requires managing different cultures. Being prepared to see and understand different values, trying to understand contrasting views in a consortium, can decrease the potential of misperception which otherwise may act as a real barrier to cooperation. This is why…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Open Education
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Michailidis, Nikolaos; Kapravelos, Efstathios; Tsiatsos, Thrasyvoulos – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Self-regulated learning is an important means of supporting students' self-awareness and self-regulation level so as to enhance their motivation and engagement. Interaction Analysis (IA) contributes to this end, and its use in studying learning dynamics involved in asynchronous Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) activities has…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Learning Activities, Asynchronous Communication, Cooperative Learning
Zafar, Humayun – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study investigates differences in perception between layers of management (executive, middle, and lower) and staff with regard to the influence of critical success factors (CSFs) on security risk management (SRM) effectiveness. This is an in-depth case study conducted at a Fortune 500 company. Rockart's (1979) CSF method is modified through…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Differences, Middle Management, Risk Management
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Anderson, Dawn; Moxley, Virginia; Maes, Sue; Reinert, Dana – Continuing Higher Education Review, 2008
Higher education institutions are confronted with increasing demand for electronic access to educational opportunities, improved academic quality and accountability, and new academic programs that address societal workforce and economic development needs. Collaboration allows institutions to combine resources to respond efficiently and effectively…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Electronic Learning, Curriculum Development
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Shelesky, Kristin; Weatherford, Ryan D.; Silbert, Janelle – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2016
The psychological needs of college students lead to overwhelming demand on college counseling centers' resources. In this article, we review models of case management in Higher Education including the administrative, behavioral intervention, and counseling center models. We also present a case study of the 3-year development of a counseling center…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Needs, Psychological Needs, Case Studies
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