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Higley, Brian P.; Heesacker, Martin; Brenneman, Kaylee N. – Journal of Education, 2020
U.S. colleges and universities have been demonstrably ineffective at facilitating scholarship among their students. To become effective, psychological science suggests institutions must tap students' intrinsic motivations and address their core values from Day 1 through graduation. This article describes a science-based, integrated set of…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Values, Institutional Mission
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Marlatt, Rick – Journal of Education, 2020
This article conceptualizes a framework for understanding the discourse and literacy practices generated by players of the video game, Fortnite. As a teacher educator interested in studying how multiliteracies cultivated in social settings can be leveraged toward academic success, my two objectives for this theoretical article are to examine how…
Descriptors: Video Games, Communities of Practice, Multiple Literacies, Reading Comprehension
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Berdrow, Iris; Bird, Allan W. – Journal of Education, 2018
Globalization has created an accelerated demand for globally competent managers, yet the gap between this demand and the supply of globally oriented, competent graduates is growing. As a result, the mandate for effectively internationalizing business school curriculum is increasing. Yet, given the costly structures required to provide…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, International Education
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Pertegal-Felices, María L.; Castejón-Costa, Juan L.; Gilar-Corbí, Raquel; Mora-Mora, Higinio – Journal of Education, 2017
Several studies have documented the benefits of emotional intelligence particularly in the workplace. The main objective of universities is to educate in terms of acquiring capacities, abilities, competencies, and values, with the ultimate aim of promoting employment. In some Spanish universities, High Academic Performance Groups (HAPs) have been…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Computer Science Education, Engineering Education, Academic Achievement
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Code, Jonathan M. – Journal of Education, 2017
Due to the complexity of agroecological studies and contexts, some agroecology educators are seeking to innovate in their pedagogical approach and course design. Through action research enquiries, "action education" innovations are being developed which not only shift and explore new approaches to the learning process, but also shift the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Agricultural Education, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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McClay, Wilfred M. – Journal of Education, 2005
Americans are increasingly drawn to their own version of "muddling through," and are likely to view the process of reasoning from intellectual or moral principles with grave suspicion, if not outright hostility, as a form of undemocratic confinement. One sees this with especial clarity in today's institutions of higher education, in…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, School Culture, Higher Education, College Students
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Cottle, Thomas J. – Journal of Education, 2004
In this article, the author discusses how the matter of civil rights, and in particular the treatment of black people at the hands of white people, was conveyed to him most powerfully by three men of Harvard. The first was his high school headmaster, Herbert W. Smith, who introduced their class to the horrors of apartheid through the writings of…
Descriptors: Administrators, Males, Civil Rights, Racial Segregation
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Wians, William – Journal of Education, 2003
A philosophy professor narrates his teaching experience. He shares his experience at University of Notre Dame and how he dealt with the students possessed by devil.
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Philosophy, College Faculty, Self Esteem
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Youngman, Deborah – Journal of Education, 1995
Outlines current knowledge about integrating older students into the postsecondary educational system, discusses a case study of an established natural learning environment, and presents models of education and development involving older students. A system involving the transposition of dialectical and discourse methods is proposed for moving…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development
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Fisher, Kathleen M. – Journal of Education, 2000
Invites college professors to look at curiosity as an operative, intellectual virtue giving impetus to the moral lives of students. Addresses the objection that professors are simply too specialized in their professional content areas to help students develop virtue, asserting that curiosity well fostered promotes a set of other moral virtues,…
Descriptors: College Students, Curiosity, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education
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Evans, Faun Bernbach; Youmans, Madeleine – Journal of Education, 2000
Examined group discussions among English as a Second Language college students and teachers regarding plagiarism. Through negotiation with more experienced peers and instructors, students negotiated and co-constructed notions of plagiarism by working in their zones of proximal development. Concludes that such socially situated discourse is…
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Group Discussion, Higher Education
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Thornburg, Robert Watts – Journal of Education, 2000
Discusses whether virtue can be taught in college, asserting that virtue is relative and tradition bound. Difficulties in answering this question include lack of adequate definitions of terms, overwhelming influence of Christian and Western approaches, the "unvirtue" experienced by many learners, and students' innate resistance to the…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education, Integrity
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Tigner, Steven S. – Journal of Education, 2000
Discusses whether virtue can be taught, presenting the intellectual history of virtue and speaking to the relevance of the four cardinal virtues to a university student's life. Asserts that perhaps virtue cannot be taught, but it is something that students learn or fail to learn. Suggests that professors are responsible for providing the right…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education, Integrity
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Samons, L. J., II – Journal of Education, 2000
Addresses problems associated with the classical conception of "arete" (virtue), asserting that questions related to virtue, human excellence, and the good life are neither relative nor time-bound. Suggests that if one assumes that virtue can be taught, Socrates' example encourages the idea that this may be achieved most effectively…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education
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Stutz, Cathleen K.; Tauer, Susan M. – Journal of Education, 2000
Responds to the assumption that it is too late to teach virtue in college, noting that Aristotle considered intellectual virtue essential to the cultivation of excellence. Asserts that university education ought to embrace the cultivation of intellectual virtue in students, proposing that by helping students see the pursuit of knowledge as a…
Descriptors: College Students, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education, Integrity
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