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Ferris, Helena – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Small group tutorials are an educational strategy that is growing in popularity in medical education. This is indicative of the movement from a traditional teacher centred approach to more student-centred learning, which is characterised by active participation and autonomous learning (Hedge et al, 2011). However, small group teaching is one of…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Tutorial Programs, Educational Strategies, Medical Education
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Ahmed, Tafida; Umar, Kasim; Paul, Chima – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The paper analyses factors enhancing pitfall in research and teaching in the Nigerian university system. Using data generated from secondary sources, it was found that so many factors are responsible for the constant decay in teaching and research in the Nigerian universities. The paper however found from literature that the high rate of pitfalls…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Educational Research, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness
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Kivunja, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Marck Prensky, an authority on teaching and learning especially with the aid of Information and Communication Technologies, has referred to 21st century children born after 1980 as "Digital Natives". This paper reviews literature of leaders in the field to shed some light on theoretical perspectives of how Digital Natives learn and how…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Computer Literacy, Learning Theories, Educational Theories
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Kivunja, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
As today's graduates engage with the demands of the current Knowledge Age, the skills that they need to succeed in their lives after college, or any other institution of higher learning, are 21st century skills rather than 20th century skills. Kivunja (2014) calls this "the new learning paradigm" (p.85). Unfortunately, those skills are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Innovation, College Faculty
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Tran, Van Dat – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
Cooperative learning has been the centre of worldwide attention because it has been shown to have strong effects on student learning, as well as other positive outcomes. Although the academic, social, affective and psychological outcomes of students taught by cooperative learning are more positive compared with students taught by the traditional…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Comparative Analysis, Models
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Zeelen, Jacques – International Journal of Higher Education, 2012
This article discusses the current dynamics at African universities concerning the quality of teaching, the role of research, the level of community outreach, and the position of higher education in the educational sector as a whole. Points of reference are experiences at the University of the North in South Africa as well as experiences at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness