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Kimmel, Krista M.; Fairchild, Jennifer L. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2017
Part-time faculty now account for more than half of all faculty in American colleges and universities. Existing scholarship primarily has focused on the teaching effectiveness of part-time faculty. In this exploratory study, the authors employ a qualitative approach to examine the perspectives of part-time faculty members at a public, regional…
Descriptors: Part Time Faculty, Teacher Effectiveness, Nontenured Faculty, College Faculty
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Turner, Windi D.; Solis, Oscar J. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2017
With increasing class sizes of diverse students, instructional options for those who teach large classes in higher education are limited. While whole-class instruction is an integral part of many classrooms and often the instructional practice of choice, this teacher-centered strategy is less effective in promoting a greater level of growth and…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Class Size, College Instruction, College Faculty
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Krehbiel, Timothy C.; Salzarulo, Peter A.; Cosmah, Michelle L.; Forren, John; Gannod, Gerald; Havelka, Douglas; Hulshult, Andrea R.; Merhout, Jeffrey – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2017
A group of faculty members representing six colleges at a public university formed a learning community to study the Agile Way of Working--a method of workplace collaboration widely used in software development--and to determine whether the concepts, practices, and benefits of Agile are applicable to higher education settings. After more than two…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teaching Methods, Teacher Effectiveness, Computer Software
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Perrotta, Katherine; Bohan, Chara Haeussler – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
Despite the popularity of online course and degree offerings in higher education, a lack of data persists on the unique challenges and opportunities online faculty face. Gaining insights about these experiences is important to ensure the quality of online teaching as colleges and universities continue expanding e-learning programs. Therefore, the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Faculty, Teaching Experience, Teacher Attitudes
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Scherer, Hannah H.; O'Rourke, Megan; Seman-Varner, Rachel; Ziegler, Peter – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
Tenure-track faculty at research intensive universities have competing responsibilities in their role as both researchers and teachers, leading to barriers to pedagogical change. This has been well-documented in the sciences. Coteaching models of collaborative planning and teaching with an explicit goal of facilitating educator growth have been…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, College Faculty, Teacher Collaboration, Faculty Development
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Gallagher, Kristel M. – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
This exploratory study sought to identify the existence of a "teaching persona" in college professors. Specifically, an examination of self-reported differences in traits displayed as teachers versus in everyday life was conducted. Also investigated were feelings of job satisfaction and burnout in relation to these differences. Findings…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Identity, Self Concept, Teacher Characteristics
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Warren, Jeffrey M.; Goins, Camille L.; Locklear, Leslie A.; Unger, Dana L.; Locklear, Tiffany M.; Neal, Gerald; Nickolson, Claudia; Robinson, Gretchen G. – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to examine the culturally responsive perceptions and practices of instructors at a public, minority-serving institution located in the southeast quadrant of the United States. Survey data were collected from 34 undergraduate and graduate faculty participants. Findings from a hierarchical regression…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Minority Serving Institutions
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Hunt, Kari A.; Trent, Margaret N.; Jackson, Justina R.; Marquis, Jenee M.; Barrett-Williams, Shannon; Gurvitch, Rachel; Metzler, Michael W. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
To gather more objective information about effective teaching and levels of student engagement, research in higher education has shifted to increased observations within the college classrooms and is focused more on the collection of systematic data. Despite the attempt by instructors to implement various pedagogies and use different instructional…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Outcomes of Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Delivery Systems
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Dumford, Amber D.; Cogswell, Cindy A.; Miller, Angie L. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
Learning strategies have been shown to be an important part of success in the classroom, but little research exists that examines differences across major fields concerning the use and faculty emphasis of learning strategies. This study uses data from the National Survey of Student Engagement and the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement to explore…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, National Surveys, Learner Engagement, Student Surveys
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Solis, Oscar J.; Turner, Windi D. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
Although large classes in and of themselves are pragmatic for universities, they can be challenging for both students and instructors. The purpose of this study was to investigate pedagogical strategies that instructors teaching large classes can utilize to create positive student-instructor interactions to counter these challenges. Both…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Large Group Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Qualitative Research
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McGuire, Beverley Foulks – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
This paper considers how instructors of asynchronous online courses in the Humanities might integrate intangibles associated with face-to-face instruction into their online environments. It presents a case study of asynchronous online instruction in a philosophy and religion department at a midsize public university in the southeastern United…
Descriptors: Asynchronous Communication, Electronic Learning, Interaction, Computer Mediated Communication
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Budhai, Stephanie Smith; Williams, Maureen – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
The number of online courses being offered at the postsecondary level has constantly increased. However, online instructors are still investigating ways to translate their pedagogical instruction into the online forum, while maintaining a strong presence instructionally. This paper aims to address how to build teaching presence in online courses.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Technology Integration, Case Studies, Research Methodology
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Kostouros, Patricia – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
This article offers a discussion about the depiction of traumatic materials to postsecondary human service students. Presently there is an on-going debate about trigger warnings and whether trigger warnings are necessary prior to engaging in materials that depict the suffering of others. Perhaps after depicting graphic images some teachers have…
Descriptors: Trauma, Altruism, Hermeneutics, Educational Strategies
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Cogswell, Cynthia A.; Pauls, Scott; Gauthier, Adrienne; DeSilva, Erin – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
It is well documented that the use of active learning strategies increases student learning (Freeman et al., 2014; Prince, 2004; Springer, Stanne, & Donovan, 1999). A key difficulty in innovating college mathematics is identifying and sustaining what works for both students and the faculty. This study discusses efforts to innovate and sustain…
Descriptors: Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Active Learning, College Students
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Kenney, Christine K.; Sreckovic, Melissa – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Words and labels used about a person inevitably have an impact, whether intended or unintended. This article discusses the need for intentional and overt, critical reflection and discussion in higher education regarding the language faculty and students use. The authors provide language examples commonly used in courses that could have varied…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Language Usage, Labeling (of Persons), College Students
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