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Hellmundt, Susan; Rifkin, Will; Fox, Christine – Higher Education Research and Development, 1998
Presents practical teaching strategies used in an Australian undergraduate business-communication class that have succeeded in encouraging student classroom interaction to the mutual benefit of both local and international students. Data on the techniques' effectiveness were collected using an open-ended student questionnaire, observation,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques
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Biggs, John – Higher Education Research and Development, 1999
The college teacher's job is to organize the teaching/learning context so all students use the higher-order learning processes that "academic" students always use. This is achieved when objectives express the kind of understanding targeted, teaching context encourages students to achieve it, and assessment tells students what is required of them…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, College Instruction
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Boyle, Patrick; Trevitt, Chris – Higher Education Research and Development, 1997
The Subject Learning Plan is a document designed to help college students become engaged with a subject/learning unit. It provides a "meaning map" of the subject's teaching-learning dynamics that helps students plan better approaches to learning, supports and informs their participation in planned learning activities, and helps them achieve…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Course Descriptions, Educational Objectives
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Lander, Denis; And Others – Higher Education Research and Development, 1995
An approach to college teaching that encourages active student involvement in learning and student responsibility is described as applied in an introductory education course. The learning situation has structured activities, but students decide what to study, plan actions, and follow through. Processing experiences and understanding is emphasized.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Course Organization
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November, Peter – Higher Education Research and Development, 1996
Student journals are recommended as a technique for encouraging college students to take a deep approach to learning. Literature on their use is reviewed, and considerations in their classroom use are discussed, including the physical form of the journal, grading, error correction, comments, style, privacy, when to use journals, when to read them,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Educational Objectives, Error Correction