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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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Lumpkin, Angela; Achen, Rebecca M.; Dodd, Regan K. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2015
Students today expect the use of technology in their classes, rather than have to listen to less-than-engaging lectures. College students are connected electronically and incessant technology consumers. As a result, they may prefer the infusion of technologies to help them learn and enjoy the process of learning, rather than having to listen…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Instructional Innovation, Educational Strategies, Investigations
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Caruana, Vicki; Woodrow, Kelli; Pérez, Luis – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2015
The Learning Activities Survey (LAS) detected whether, and to what extent, a perspective transformation occurred during two graduate courses in teacher preparation. The LAS examined the types of learning identified as contributing to their transformative experiences. This study examined pre-service teachers' critical reflection of the course…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Transformative Learning, Learning Experience, Teacher Education Programs
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Iorio, Josh; Decker, Mark Lowry – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2011
Although universities acknowledge that teacher training is critical for ensuring quality undergraduate education, research has repeatedly demonstrated that universities typically do an inadequate job of preparing graduate students for their instructor role. In this paper, we show that both graduate students and universities find the pedagogical…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Teacher Education, Case Studies
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Lee, Kathryn S. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2009
This study employed a web-based survey investigating graduate students' perceptions of effectiveness of various learning activities in an online teacher education course designed to teach instructional strategies. Learner-centered evaluation allows for insights into the teaching and learning process, and learner satisfaction is particularly…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Education Courses, Student Attitudes, Distance Education
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Kiener, Michael – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2009
The research discussed within is one example of how to move from scholarly teaching to the scholarship of teaching and learning. This transition began with a desire to better understand the teaching and learning process and evolved into the development of an empirically-based emerging theory called Mutual Engagement (ME). Mutual Engagement…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Scholarship, Teaching Methods, Theories
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Wohlfarth, DeDe; Sheras, Daniel; Bennett, Jessica L.; Simon, Bethany; Pimentel, Jody H.; Gabel, Laura E. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2008
The learner-centered paradigm departs from traditional teaching models by focusing on students more than teachers and learning more than teaching. Thus, classes are more egalitarian; they emphasize critical thinking, active learning, and real-world assignments. Graduate students in learner-centered classrooms were surveyed about perceptions of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Centered Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes