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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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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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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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Sportsman, Michel A.; Thomas, Lisa – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2015
This article is an analysis of the unique needs of returning service members at the college or university level that impact the teaching decisions made by instructors. The article also discusses the challenges that service members are individually addressing while acclimating themselves to their new environment of learning. With the reduction in…
Descriptors: Veterans, Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Strategies, Educational Practices
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Witkowski, Paula; Cornell, Thomas – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2015
This article reports on a one-year research project that used peer coaching and collaboration between two reading professors to study the effects of collaborative classroom activities on student engagement. In order to address professors' concerns about student participation, two undergraduate reading-methods classes were revised through the…
Descriptors: Investigations, Higher Education, Peer Teaching, Coaching (Performance)
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Cassard, Anita; Sloboda, Brian – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2014
The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) enables colleges and universities to assess student learning and measure the outcomes by engaging in meaningful research, and to disseminate this research. The objective of this paper is to give a snapshot of and assess the current thinking behind this scholarship by presenting examples of SoTL, and…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Educational Research, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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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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Kao, Robert – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2012
Collaboration in business research provides outcomes and results that are more efficient than those due to individual efforts. The integration of diverse environments and disciplines often generates creative ideas. Collaboration increases the quality of research and effectiveness of discoveries, and promotes the dissemination of knowledge. Cases…
Descriptors: Business, Student Research, Cooperation, Educational Quality
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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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Bjorklund, Wendy L.; Rehling, Diana L. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2011
Classroom incivility has become a major concern in higher education. Faculty and students frequently interact outside of class, and the lack of civility in those interactions can influence the relationship between students and faculty and impact classroom dynamics. Based on a survey of faculty at a Midwestern public university, this study reports…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Kelley, Bruce – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2008
Faculty face significant challenges when moving into scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) for the first time. Perhaps the greatest of these challenges is the act of building connections to past research, both within the individual scholar's field, and more broadly across the disciplines. This article examines the nature of this challenge,…
Descriptors: Scholarship, College Faculty, Higher Education, Academic Achievement
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Dewar, Jacqueline M. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2008
This paper provides a defense of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). It first examines the roots of SoTL. It then offers examples of SoTL investigations that can be pursued in any discipline and places them within a taxonomy of SoTL questions. It suggests that SoTL might serve as a natural and organic response to the changing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Investigations, Scholarship, Learner Engagement
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Lightner, Robin; Benander, Ruth; Kramer, Eugene F. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2008
Transfer of learning is using previous knowledge in novel contexts. While this is a basic assumption of the educational process, students may not always perceive all the options for using what they have learned in different, novel situations. Within the framework of transfer of learning, this study outlines an attitudinal survey concerning faculty…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Transfer of Training, Models, Surveys