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Rämö, Johanna; Reinholz, Daniel; Häsä, Jokke; Lahdenperä, Juulia – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
In this article we describe a long-term departmental change effort in one mathematics department. The change began with one instructor adopting the Extreme Apprenticeship instructional model. This modest shift served as the catalyst for a series of subsequent, systemic improvements. We believe that this innovation and the resultant change…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Mathematics, Mathematics Education
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Ortagus, Justin C.; Tanner, Melvin J. – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Despite the financial benefits generally associated with expanding student enrollment through online education, many institutions may not know how to recruit online students. This case study drew upon interviews with 27 administrators from four public research universities in order to better understand how to recruit students for exclusively…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Recruitment, Student Needs, Online Courses
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Johnstone, Christopher; Proctor, Douglas – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
In this article we report on our study that explored internationalization in higher education institutions as it relates to two levels of "culture"--institutional culture and national higher education culture. We examined two leading research-intensive universities, "Coastal University" (Australia) and "Prairie…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Alignment (Education), Global Approach
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Holley, Karri A. – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
Threshold concepts have been widely utilized to understand learning in academic disciplines and student experiences in a disciplinary curriculum. This study considered how threshold concepts might operate within an interdisciplinary setting. Data were collected through interviews with 40 doctoral students enrolled in an interdisciplinary program…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Fundamental Concepts, Neurosciences, Case Studies
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Barringer, Sondra N.; Riffe, Karley A. – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
Despite the importance of trustees for higher education institutions, few studies address how they influence the institutions they steward. To address this gap, we used a social network approach within a comparative case study design to evaluate how trustees interacted with two private, elite universities: Harvard University and the Massachusetts…
Descriptors: Trustees, Social Networks, Comparative Analysis, Case Studies
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Relles, Stefani R.; Duncheon, Julia C. – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
This case study offers a qualitative perspective on a relationship between institutional structures and student outcomes. The data describe the conditions in 10 English remediation classrooms at one urban community college district. The study uses new literacies as a theoretical framework with which to understand how these conditions supported…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Remedial Instruction, Community Colleges, Urban Schools
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Crow, Robert; Cruz, Laura; Ellern, Jill; Ford, George; Moss, Hollye; White, Barbara Jo – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
This article reports on an examination of the distinctive second-generation challenges and opportunities faced by an early institutional adopter of the Boyer model of scholarship. Following the first cohort of faculty to be reviewed for tenure and promotion based on these criteria, we report the results of a survey designed to determine the…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Models, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Holley, Karri A.; Harris, Michael S. – Innovative Higher Education, 2018
In cities across the United States higher education institutions exist in tandem with a range of other socio-cultural and economic organizations, such as businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies. The role of colleges and universities in city development is important, and empirical examination of universities' role in and relationship with…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Role, Urban Planning, Knowledge Economy
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Klein, Carrie – Innovative Higher Education, 2017
This case study investigated the roles of organizational culture and the individual in collaborative processes at a large, public university. Results indicate that individuals who are motivated by a belief in shared mission use their awareness of the collaborative process to advocate for themselves and others, leading to stronger and more…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Organizational Culture, Cooperation, Public Colleges
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Sanders-Dewey, Neva E. J.; Liszewski, Kyle – Innovative Higher Education, 2017
Fluctuations in the financial welfare of institutions of higher education have long been tied to our country's economic well-being. For many institutions the most recent financial downturns have led to historic revenue and enrollment difficulties that have necessitated the use of cost containment strategies to conserve dwindling resources.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Educational Resources, Resource Allocation
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Ryan, Cathal; Bergin, Michael; Titze, Sylvia; Ruf, Wolfgang; Kunz, Stefan; Mazza, Riccardo; Chalder, Trudie; Windgassen, Sula; Miner, Dianne Cooney; Wells, John S. G. – Innovative Higher Education, 2017
There has been significant growth recently in online learning and joint programmes of education involving collaborative partnerships between and among higher education institutions in different jurisdictions. Utilising an interdisciplinary team model (Care and Scanlan 2001), we describe in this article the process of collaboration among four…
Descriptors: Online Courses, International Cooperation, Higher Education, Educational Improvement
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Guetterman, Timothy C.; Mitchell, Nancy – Innovative Higher Education, 2016
With increased demands for institutional accountability and improved student learning, involvement in assessment has become a fundamental role of higher education faculty (Rhodes, 2010). However, faculty members and administrators often question whether assessment efforts do indeed improve student learning (Hutchings, 2010). This mixed methods…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Mixed Methods Research
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Hilbun, Ashlie Junot; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan – Innovative Higher Education, 2016
The study we report here explored how private liberal arts colleges adapted to the Great Recession of 2007. We examined institutional changes at three private liberal arts colleges and their effects on the institutions' operations. For this multiple-case study we analyzed data from three colleges in the southeastern region of the United States;…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Liberal Arts, Economic Climate, Financial Exigency
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Shandas, Vivek; Brown, Stephan Edward – Innovative Higher Education, 2016
Interdisciplinarity is heralded as a relatively new educational and research paradigm that can effectively address complex problems at disciplinary boundaries. Yet little is known about the extent to which interdisciplinarity has penetrated higher education, nor about how students and program administrators view its usefulness. Through a case…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Administrators, Higher Education, Case Studies
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McClure, Kevin R. – Innovative Higher Education, 2015
Colleges and universities in the United States have developed and implemented a wide array of opportunities for undergraduate students to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship. Drawing upon an institutional case study, this article examines why one public research university initiated and supported curricular and co-curricular offerings in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students, Institutional Research
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