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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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Smith, Margaret; Chen, Yujie; Berndtson, Rachel; Burson, Kristen M.; Griffin, Whitney – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
Office hours reserve time and space for student-faculty interaction, a benchmark for engaging students in educationally purposive activities. Our study finds a mismatch between the institutionally intended purpose of office hours and student perceptions of office hours. We examine student perceptions of office hours with results from a survey…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Academic Advising, Working Hours, Student Attitudes
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But, Juanita C.; Brown, Pamela; Smyth, Davida S. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
This paper describes the structure and activities of READ (Reading Effectively Across the Disciplines), a pilot initiative to improve students' critical reading skills, disciplinary literacy and academic success. READ employs a multimodal design that consists of faculty training in disciplinary literacy instruction and curricular enhancement,…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Critical Reading, Reading Skills, Academic Achievement
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Olliges, Ralph – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2017
This article examines Active Engagement, Active Communication, and Peer Engagement learning practices among various student groups. It examines which tools are most important for increasing student satisfaction with web-based and web-enhanced instruction. Second, it looks at how different tools lead to greater satisfaction among different types of…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Web Based Instruction, Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals)
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Minei, Elizabeth M. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2016
This paper focuses on the parameters of a semester-long project called the "Do Good" project, geared towards developing small group communication skills in undergraduate students. This project highlights participation in a social engagement project that allows students to bridge concepts learned in small group communication lectures…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Small Group Instruction, Communication Skills, Teamwork
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Allan, Elizabeth G. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2016
This article identifies the strategies used by architecture professors and their undergraduate students to mitigate common issues that students raise about group work. Based on participant-observation, interviews with students and faculty, and analysis of instructional materials and student work, this IRB-approved ethnographic case study…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Small Group Instruction, Cooperative Learning
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Brown, Carolyn I. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2016
In the past decade, there has been limited longitudinal qualitative research examining the effects of training programs on graduate students' teaching performance. One gap in this research is a discussion of Teaching Assistants (TAs) who resist such programs and an examination of strategies for overcoming this resistance. This action research…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Preservice Teacher Education, Resistance (Psychology), Educational Strategies
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Summers, Sarah E.; Chenette, Heather C. S.; Ingram, Ella L.; McCormack, Jay P.; Cunningham, Patrick J. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2016
Reflection is a high-impact practice in education. This paper explores the premise, approach, and outcomes of a learning community centered on scholarly engagement with the literature of reflection. Using the reflection model operationalized by a national consortium, we developed, implemented, and assessed reflection activities designed to create…
Descriptors: Reflection, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Hunzicker, Jana – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2016
This article shares a first-hand account of an action research project conducted in a college-level early adolescent development course to better understand written and verbal reflection as learning tools, improve the author's teaching effectiveness, and foster reflective habits in pre-service teachers. The article includes a brief overview of…
Descriptors: Action Research, Narration, Teaching Methods, Early Adolescents
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Stuteville, Rebekkah; Click, Eric – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2016
The acceptance of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) as a legitimate form of scholarly investigation and the shape that it takes in post-secondary education are inherently discipline-specific. This paper examines how the character and heritage of public administration influence the acceptance of SoTL, and the form that it takes. It…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Case Studies, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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