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Smith, David – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2016
Preparing and teaching subjects in the Higher Education environment has been attracting much attention over the past decade as the sector diversifies and adds online instruction to its on campus delivery to cater to the increased demand for flexibility and choice from students. University lecturers are now required to assume greater responsibility…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Lee, Hyowon – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2015
In this article, I describe my experience of preparing and delivering a brand new computing undergraduate course in a new university and in doing so, share how the special institutional push of the active learning pedagogy of the university changed the way I prepared and delivered the course, and ended up transforming my own view of teaching. I…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Undergraduate Study, Information Technology
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Walton, Joan – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2014
Since Mezirow, there has been considerable research into transformative learning. However the research methods generally used have been of the same kind that are drawn on to inquire into any area of interest. A key aim of this journal is to explore the transformative possibilities of research, and in the process to investigate creative methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Research Methodology, Research
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Roche, Mary – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2014
Douglas and Ellis (2011, p. 175) suggest that institutionally universities and schools are required to work with different conceptual tool-kits. Seeking to minimise the potential standoff between academic and practitioner knowledge, and, therefore, to enhance the learning of student teachers, means, they suggest, rethinking both the social…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Higher Education, Professional Development, Action Research
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Farren, Margaret; Crotty, Yvonne – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2014
In this paper, we explain how our individual PhD enquiries (Farren, 2006; Crotty, 2012) have informed the philosophical underpinnings of our postgraduate programmes. The approach used to ensure validity and rigour in the research process is presented. We report on the development of the International Research Centre for e-Innovation and Workplace…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Active Learning, Inquiry
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Crotty, Yvonne – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2014
In this article, I communicate and explain what it means for me to have an educational entrepreneurial approach to teaching and research. The communication of what I value requires that I move beyond text-based accounts to include multimedia forms of representation (Eisner, 1997). This explanation includes a responsibility for students and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Entrepreneurship, Multimedia Instruction, Teaching Methods