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Tahir, Khazima – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential of transformational teaching practices in learning and teaching of English as a second language in Pakistan. The study examined student descriptions about professorial charisma, intellectual stimulation, and individualized consideration in bachelor English programs, as well as how these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Transformative Learning
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Henderson Hurley, Martha; Hurley, David – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
This article focuses on assignments designed to enhance critical thinking skills for authoritarian personality types. This paper seeks to add to the literature by exploring instructional methods to overcome authoritarian traits that could inhibit the development of critical thinking skills. The article presents a strategy which can be employed…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Authoritarianism
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Watson, Joan Monahan – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2012
Despite the fact that longitudinal data have been compiled over the past 30 years among undergraduate students in higher education settings regarding narcissism, the literature is devoid of empirical investigations that explore the relationships between narcissism and learning. Because the data suggest that narcissism scores are increasing each…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Extraversion Introversion, Goal Orientation
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Illovsky, Michael E. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2010
This is a study of 57 graduate students and 229 undergraduate students in classes preparing them to be teachers. The survey extended over a period of five years, involving 14 classes in a college of education. Using the Personality Research Form scales to compare the psychological aspects of undergraduate and graduate college of education…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Psychology, Psychological Patterns