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Turra, Héctor; Carrasco, Valeria; González, Ciro; Sandoval, Vicente; Yáñez, Soledad – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
This paper analyzes the impact of a Course Transformation process based on a Flipped Classroom strategy on Chilean Engineering students' attitudes toward university-level mathematics. The Attitudes Toward Mathematics Inventory (ATMI) questionnaire was applied as both pre- and post-test to 76 students in three mathematic courses (Calculus I,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Pretests Posttests, Mathematics Instruction
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Grover, Robert; Emmitt, Stephen; Copping, Alex – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Due to the holistic and often contradictory nature of sustainable design, learning for sustainability in the architectural design studio requires students to adopt critical and reflective practices. This research developed a reflective mapping framework to enable deep learning. It was created through a participatory action research methodology…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Architectural Education, Design, Critical Thinking
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Aktar, Tasnima; Oxley, Laura – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Having the opportunity to teach is a valuable experience to those starting out in the world of academia. In this article, the authors cast a reflective lens on their experiences of teaching and their participation in a structured programme York Learning and Teaching Award (YLTA), designed for new and aspiring academics and working towards becoming…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Doctoral Students, Foreign Countries, Teaching Assistants
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Burnley, Stephen; Wagland, Stuart; Longhurst, Phil – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a method of assessing the environmental impacts of the manufacture and use of a product or provision of a service such as waste management. LCAs are based on quantitative science, but softer skills are also required in interpreting the results. Therefore, LCA provides an ideal opportunity for students to develop and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Engineering Education, Skill Development, Sustainable Development
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Morris, Ceri; Milton, Emmajane; Goldstone, Ross – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
This project aimed to explore staff and student opinions on the introduction of choice in assessment, drawing upon the principles of Inclusive Pedagogy, Disability Studies and Universal Design. The mixed methods research explored the possibility that students may feel more positively supported during the assessment and feedback process if a range…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
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Matthews, Lynnette – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
This study explored the use of video screencasts to supplement written feedback with a small cohort of early-career academics (n = 29) undertaking a postgraduate programme aligned to the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching in higher education. The aims were to support the academics' professional development following their summative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation
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Lowe, Cassie; Sims, Stuart; Winter, Juliet – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Genuine engagement by academic staff and students in reflective practice in a time of great institutional pressure and a neo-liberal agenda for more metrics driven practice has become increasingly difficult to set time aside for. While more and more feedback is being requested on teaching practice, the quality, validity or reliability of this…
Descriptors: Reflection, Critical Thinking, Learner Engagement, Feedback (Response)
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Martinez-Vazquez, P. – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
A graduate profile benchmark developed by a higher education organisation is subject to scrutiny. This occurs through the numerical parameterisation of text collected through surveys and the use of basic concepts drawn from Information Technology. The process uses data processing, analysis and evaluation to show the degree to which established an…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Benchmarking, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
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Mitchell, John; Nyamapfene, Abel; Roach, Kate; Tilley, Emanuela – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Accredited engineering degrees call upon students to develop a wide range of knowledge and skills. These range from technical, scientific and mathematical knowledge, through to transferable skills such as communications, teamwork, business acumen and critical analysis. Through a faculty-wide curriculum development programme we have sought to…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Engineering Education, Student Motivation
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Halak, Basel; El-Hajjar, Mohammed – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Higher education students are expected to develop critical analysis and creative thinking skills, where plagiarism can damage the development of these skills in addition to damaging the whole education process and experience. Furthermore, plagiarism undermines the trust between the lecturers and students and the reputation of the academic…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Plagiarism, Teacher Student Relationship, Trust (Psychology)
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Strohfeldt, Katja – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
This paper describes the design of a new practical class in pharmaceutical chemistry, which creatively guides the students through the subject area of physical and analytical sciences with the help of a 'virtual client'. The design focuses on the active integration of knowledge and professional skills in an area which has been seen to be typically…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Pharmaceutical Education, Chemistry, Computer Simulation
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Abbott, Daisy – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Research skills are challenging to teach in a way that is meaningful to students and has ongoing impact in research practice. This paper investigates constructivist and experiential strategies for effective learning and deep understanding of postgraduate research skills and proposes a game-based learning (GBL) solution. A (non-digital) game called…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Research Skills
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Lorber, Pascale; Rooney, Steve; Van Der Enden, Mark – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Student assessment literacy, and staff assessment practices can be enhanced through constructive dialogue, designed to help build better shared understandings, and in which both students and staff can meaningfully contribute. Such a dialogue has great potential to increase student engagement with their own learning. Focusing on a UK university law…
Descriptors: Assessment Literacy, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Learner Engagement
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Morley, D.; Bettles, S.; Derham, C. – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
With an increasing emphasis on the importance of real-world learning in higher education, coupled with demand for placement experience, simulation has become an increasingly popular pedagogy. However, literature is scant on how students feed-forward their learning from the simulation debrief into placement. A mixed-method study of 108 student…
Descriptors: Simulation, Nursing Students, Feedback (Response), Experiential Learning
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Roughley, Mark; Smith, Kathryn; Wilkinson, Caroline – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Collaborations between artists and scientists are increasingly a feature of the cultural landscape. Traditionally this relationship is seen as art in the service of science whereby artists use their skills to visually communicate complex scientific ideas. However, a hybrid form of collaborative, experimentally-driven practice has emerged over the…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning
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