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Miller, Kelly K.; de St. Jorre, Trina Jorre; West, Jan M.; Johnson, Elizabeth D. – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Digital credentials (or badges) allow evidence of achievement to be more detailed than is possible through grades, and can be shared more broadly than is possible through the academic transcript. Here, we illustrate the potential use of digital credentials in higher education through sharing an approach that utilised digital credentials to…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Information Storage, Credentials, Higher Education
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García-Almeida, Desiderio Juan; Cabrera-Nuez, María Teresa – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Cooperative learning techniques in teaching activities are becoming increasingly popular. Many studies have documented the benefits of these techniques, but fewer have analysed the factors affecting students' achievement. One of those factors could be the student's proactivity, since cooperative techniques require active involvement of students.…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Student Motivation, Locus of Control, Creativity
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Knifsend, Casey A. – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2020
The transition to university, while a time of growth, can also be difficult for many students, with declines in psychosocial well-being common. Specific stressors can include both those related to academics and those related to life transitions during this time, like moving out or being away from one's family. Understanding the factors that can…
Descriptors: Well Being, College Students, Social Behavior, Psychological Patterns
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Goodenough, Anne E.; Roberts, Hazel; Biggs, David M.; Derounian, James G.; Hart, Adam G.; Lynch, Kenny – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Resilience is a multifaceted concept but, in the context of learning, it can best be thought of as an individual's capacity to create and maximise opportunities as well as responding positively to setbacks and challenges. Developing students' resilience is becoming increasingly important. Research has shown resilience links to attainment,…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), College Students, Internship Programs, Active Learning
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Tassone, Adrianna; Liu, Jenny J. W.; Reed, Maureen J.; Vickers, Kristin – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2020
Increasingly, students engage in multitasking during lecture by shifting their attention between class material and irrelevant information from texts and webpages. It is well established that this divided attention impairs memory and learning. Less is known about how to correct the problem. This study used an educational intervention in the form…
Descriptors: Attention Control, Time Management, Intervention, Student Attitudes
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Bolden, Edward C., III.; Oestreich, Tina M.; Kenney, Michael J.; Yuhnke, Brian T., Jr. – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This article focuses on students' perceptions of small-group activities, discussion, and technology-based interactivity implemented in two different learning environments, namely, in a large, traditional lecture hall and in a smaller classroom. The Engaged Learning Index, developed by Schreiner and Louis, was used along with several items to…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Large Group Instruction
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Wrigley, Stuart – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This article discusses and challenges the increasing use of plagiarism detection services such as Turnitin and Grammarly by students, arguing that the increasingly online nature of composition is having a profound effect on student composition processes. This dependence on the Internet is leading to a strategy I term 'de-plagiarism', in which…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Essays, Writing Processes, Computer Software
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González-Betancor, Sara M; Bolívar-Cruz, Alicia; Verano-Tacoronte, Domingo – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Self-assessment activities are increasingly popular in the classrooms. But regarding self-assessment accuracy, mixed results are reported without clear reasons for this. This article addresses the impact of gender and performance on self-assessment accuracy. To evaluate self-assessment accuracy, peer and professor assessments are used as…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Accuracy, Higher Education, College Students
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Swanson, Elizabeth; McCulley, Lisa V.; Osman, David J.; Scammacca Lewis, Nancy; Solis, Michael – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This article reports a synthesis and meta-analysis of intervention studies investigating the effects of team-based learning on content knowledge outcomes. Team-based learning is a particular set of instructional components most often used in higher education classrooms. Authors of team-based learning reviews report that team-based learning…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Meta Analysis, Intervention, Teaching Methods
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Geyer, Paul D. – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Some students cope with the conflicting demands of work, family, health, and college by engaging in adjustment-seeking behavior, whereby students try to persuade instructors to make the kinds of personalized adjustments needed to avoid the potential consequences of conflicts between academic responsibilities and their other responsibilities.…
Descriptors: Student Responsibility, Student Adjustment, Student Needs, Student Behavior
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Nicol, Adelheid A. M.; Owens, Soo M.; Le Coze, Stéphanie S. C. L.; MacIntyre, Allister; Eastwood, Christina – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Many academic institutions are investing thousands of dollars in technology-based classrooms to market themselves as modern and adapt to the new generation of students for whom technology forms part of their everyday lives. This technology is also believed to provide the added benefit of better knowledge acquisition, improved critical thinking and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Active Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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Vercellotti, Mary Lou – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Research on interactive learning space classrooms has reported that instructors and students find them engaging, and engagement is expected to increase learning outcomes. Positive findings about interactive classrooms, though, are often confounded with active learning pedagogy since instructors who teach in interactive classrooms tend to also…
Descriptors: Interaction, Educational Environment, Blended Learning, Academic Achievement
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Broadbent, Jaclyn – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2018
There is limited research on the quality of assessment moderation in large classes. Effective moderation practices can improve reliability, as well as reduce marker bias, attenuate prevalence of 'hard' or 'soft' markers, increase student and staff confidence in marking, and enhance the development of staff. This article shares a marking moderation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Large Group Instruction, Grading
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Islim, Omer Faruk – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This article explores how the use of concept mapping, with and without technology support, assists students in learning complex concepts to which they may have had limited previous exposure. Students were engaged in a group-based concept mapping activity, wherein they created two concept maps over the course of several weeks in a large lecture…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Group Activities
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McCarthy, Josh – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2017
This article explores the efficacy of formative assessment feedback models in higher education. Over 1 year and two courses, three feedback techniques were trialled: staff-to-student feedback in class, peer-to-peer feedback in class and peer-to-peer feedback online, via "the Café," an e-learning application hosted by…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Cooperative Learning
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