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Arshavskaya, Ekaterina – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
While there exists a considerable body of research focusing on international teaching assistants' (ITAs') linguistic, sociocultural, and instructional challenges, less is known about the successful developmental trajectories of this group of international educators of American students. This research aims to fulfill this research gap using a case…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Foreign Students, Mentors, Case Studies
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Booker, Keonya C.; Campbell-Whatley, Gloria D. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
The demographics of college campuses are changing and necessitate faculty provide a safe and inclusive environment for learning. The purpose of this study was to examine how faculty establish a sense of belonging in their classrooms, using focus group methodology to explore issues of power, privilege, and access at the postsecondary level. Faculty…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Environment, Student Diversity, Inclusion
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Aldrich, Rosalie S.; Trammell, Beth A.; Poli, Stefania; Potter, Sarah; Garringer, Kourtney – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
Students' perceptions of assessment used within the learning environment greatly influence their approach to learning. Therefore, this study aims to explore whether various student or course characteristics (age, gender, course format) impact perceptions regarding effectiveness of assessment type (e.g., exam, participation, presentation) and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Course Evaluation, Student Characteristics
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Mayer, Greg; Sekayi, Dia – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
Polysynchronous learning involves the use of educational technologies to enable remote and face-to-face students to simultaneously participate in live classes. This article uses teaching observation and focus group data to explore the perspectives and instructional practices employed by teaching assistants tasked with facilitating polysynchronous…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Teaching Assistants, Educational Technology, Professional Autonomy
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Einbinder, Susan D. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
This process and outcome qualitative study describes and critically assesses the experiences of the faculty who participated in the one-semester FLC addressing CLTs through a content analysis of individual narratives completed at the end and ten months after the FLC ended. The existence and contributions of four prerequisites for successful…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, College Faculty, Communities of Practice, Teacher Collaboration
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Karlin, Omar; Karlin, Sayaka – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
This study had two aims. The first was to explain the process of using the Rasch measurement model to validate tests in an easy-to-understand way for those unfamiliar with the Rasch measurement model. The second was to validate two final exams with several shared items. The exams were given to two groups of students with slightly differing English…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Test Validity, Test Items, Accuracy
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Goodlad, Karen; Leonard, Anne E. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
Faculty participants in a fellowship designed to engage students at an urban commuter college of technology in their general education curriculum evaluated and redesigned their courses to include place-based learning (PBL) using the Living Laboratory model of pedagogy. Focused on faculty perception of the relationship between PBL and its influence…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Laboratories, Urban Schools, Commuter Colleges
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Scarlett, Michael H. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
Standards-based grading, an alternative form of grading in which a student's achievement is based on their performance on a clearly defined set of standards rather than on their performance on tests and assignments, is commonplace in K-12 education but has been slow to catch on in higher education. This article presents an example of how…
Descriptors: Grading, Alternative Assessment, Academic Standards, Program Implementation
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Tucker, Shawn R. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2018
As recent scholarship emphasizes the value of social learning, this article describes a course redesign that sought to encourage such social learning. This multi-year course redesign includes altering a daily writing assignment to make it more specific and to make it a contribution to the learning of a study group. Data was collected and evaluated…
Descriptors: Social Development, Writing Assignments, Communities of Practice, Groups
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Krahenbuhl, Kevin S. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
The flipped classroom is growing significantly as a model of learning in higher education. However, there are ample problems with the research on flipped classrooms, including where success is often defined by student perceptions and a lack of consistent, empirical research supporting improved academic learning. This quasi-experimental study…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Quasiexperimental Design, Comparative Analysis
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Peters, Ardith A.; McClatchey, Irene S. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
This paper addresses how professors in a Social Work and Human Services Program in the Southeastern United States include voices of the oppressed and vulnerable through art forms to develop analytical thinking to prepare human service practitioners. This pedagogical practice is based on Gardner's discussion of Multiple Intelligences. The authors…
Descriptors: Social Work, Human Services, At Risk Persons, Thinking Skills
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Sumner, Steven W.; Sgoutas-Emch, Sandra; Nunn, Lisa; Kirkley, Evelyn – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
A mixed methods approach analysis examines the impact of incorporating diversity education focusing on sexual diversity at an independent, Roman Catholic university, a site where Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer (LGBTQ) individuals face discrimination, harassment, and homophobia. The analysis demonstrates the positive impact…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Educational Improvement, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Davidson, Skylar – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
There is little research on teaching futurology, which is surprising, given that instructors with a future-oriented perspective can encourage students to express constructive hope about controversial problems (e.g., climate change) rather than denying problems (Ojala, 2015). This study evaluates what learning outcomes can be accomplished through…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), College Environment, Outcomes of Education, Class Activities
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Dailey, Rocky; Hauschild-Mork, Melissa – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
This study takes a grounded theory approach as a basis for a case study examining a cross-disciplinary artistic and academic collaborative project involving faculty from the areas of English, music, dance, theatre, design, and visual journalism resulting in the creation of research, scholarly, and creative activity that fosters student engagement…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Case Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Research
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Jacobs, George M.; Greliche, Nicolas – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
Both theory and research support the use of group activities to aid student learning. However, some students are reluctant to learn with peers for fear that the peers will gain more. The article attempts to address this fear. This article provides educators with explanations to give their students as to why, even in norm referenced assessment…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Peer Relationship, Peer Groups, Teamwork
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