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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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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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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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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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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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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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Deschaine, Mark E.; Sharma, Sue Ann – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2015
Digital curation is a process that allows university professors to adapt and adopt resources from multidisciplinary fields to meet the educational needs of twenty-first-century learners. Looking through the lens of new media literacy studies (Vasquez, Harste, & Albers, 2010) and new literacies studies (Gee, 2010), we propose that university…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Instructional Innovation
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Eaton, Charissa K.; Osgood, Aurea K.; Cigrand, Dawnette L.; Dunbar, Ann-Marie L. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2015
Research has commonly suggested that adequate and appropriate mentoring and faculty perception of support for a work-life balance are important factors in the recruitment, development, and retention of university faculty. To better understand the role of these factors in faculty job performance at teaching universities, faculty from such a…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Performance Factors
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Comer, Denise; Baker, Ryan; Wang, Yuan – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2015
There are many positive aspects of teaching and learning in Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs), for both instructors and students. However, there is also a considerable amount of negativity in MOOCs, emerging from learners on discussion forums and through peer assessment, from disciplinary colleagues and from public discourse around MOOCs.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Negative Attitudes, Mixed Methods Research, Teacher Attitudes
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McGahan, Steven J.; Jackson, Christina M.; Premer, Karen – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2015
The University of Nebraska at Kearney's Online Course Checklist is the main instrument for assessing the quality of online courses at UNK. A number of issues were faced when developing and deploying this quality assurance checklist at a small four-year university. The process including development, implementation, and revision is discussed along…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Quality, Check Lists, Quality Assurance
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Atkinson, Kristin – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2013
Through my college experience and my reflection on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Reconsidered, I have come to recognize several ideas that have greatly impacted me, my views on learning, and my actual learning. My overall experience in college has been beneficial because of the teachers who approached teaching with a more conscious…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, College Students, Teacher Role
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Martin, Kelli – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2013
This article recounts one undergraduate writing tutor's experience helping a fellow peer navigate an institutional assessment rubric that seemed to contrast the assessment criteria provided by the student's instructor. This article presents a reflection on that experience, framed by Hutchings, Huber, and Ciccone's (2011) work on…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Writing Evaluation, Undergraduate Students, Tutors
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Carman, Breanna R. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2013
The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) allows institutions to achieve the goals required for student learning and success. The purpose of this paper is to address recommendations for the implementation of SoTL that should have relevant input from students. These include, but are not limited to, better communication, evaluation, continuing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Student Attitudes, Communication Skills
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Liu, Jeanny; Olson, Deborah – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2011
Students often struggle with how to translate textbook concepts into real-world applications that allow them to personally experience the importance of these concepts. This is an ongoing challenge within all disciplines in higher education. To address this, faculty design their courses using methods beyond traditional classroom lectures to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Problem Based Learning, Experiential Learning, Course Content
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Durso, Maria C. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2011
In this reflective piece, an adjunct instructor narrates her experience with institutional efforts to encourage faculty to become better instructors through exposure to and engagement in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Institutions of higher education can find it difficult to draw faculty out of their instructional status quo. Of…
Descriptors: Colleges, Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Faculty, Instructional Improvement
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