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Roncolato, Leanne; Koh, Cairynne – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2017
Existing research points to the critical connection between student engagement and deep learning. This paper explores body engagement as one type of student centered learning. While other disciplines are making progress in developing body-engaging pedagogical methods as a complement to traditional lectures, the use of such innovations in…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Undergraduate Students, Student Centered Learning, Learner Engagement
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Bender, Sara; Hill, Karlie – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
Qualitative research aims to understand both individual meaning as well as complex systemic interactions as they apply to social problems or individual experiences. This method of research is both inductive and flexible, allowing for a holistic approach that facilitates a rich understanding of the content examined. Past research identifies a…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Online Courses, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
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Barrow, Margaret – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
This article addresses how developing caring relations with students at a community college effectively supports students' needs and ultimately success. At the same time, I discuss my own personal dilemmas while creating relationships that focus on students' needs. I use Nel Noddings' ethic of care theory to discuss how her ideas and the idea of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Caring
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Stephens, Geralyn E. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
All course activities should be aimed at moving students towards the learning outcomes, including class introductions. This article provides detailed instructions for implementing an online Class Session Introductions (CSI) activity that immediately engages students with their peers, the content and the instructor. The activity may be useful to…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Class Activities, Student Adjustment, Instructional Design
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Douglas, Max E. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2014
The purpose of this article is to offer reflections regarding teaching undergraduate students spanning a forty-five year career in higher education. The author discusses his teaching philosophy coupled with his perspective focusing on the "best" pedagogical practices that he has used to enhance student learning. The selected methods are…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles
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Balassiano, Katia; Rosentrater, Kurt A.; Marcketti, Sara B. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2014
Academic departments regularly offer dual-listed courses in which one course has two course numbers, yet are taught in the same place, at the same time, by a single instructor, and in one department to undergraduate and graduate students. While universities discourage their use by subjecting such courses to more rigorous approval processes,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Programs, College Credits, Statistical Analysis
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Husband, Terry – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2013
Many professors lack sufficient pedagogical training needed to teach their courses effectively. In an effort to aid professors in improving the quality of instruction in their courses, this article distills the principles embedded within a service teaching framework for instruction. The principles discussed throughout this article pertain to:…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Quality, Educational Principles
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Lukowiak, Twila; Hunzicker, Jana – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2013
Part of a larger research project, this article presents a phenomenological self-study exploring the qualities of student engagement that occurred in one professors' college class-room over two semesters' time. The purpose of the study was to better understand college students' engagement in learning utilizing a reflective, data-based process. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Schmidt, Hans – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2012
In recent years, the media literacy education movement has developed to help individuals of all ages acquire the competencies necessary to fully participate in the modern world of media convergence. Yet media literacy education is not practiced uniformly at all educational levels. This study used a survey to compare the extent to which students…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Journalism Education, Questionnaires
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Regmi, Krishna – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2012
Several studies have documented that teaching methods in HE (generally involves work towards a university or college level education), are the most important aspect of a curriculum. This is because they serve as an interface between the learners and the philosophy of the curriculum. It is, however, difficult to define how knowledge is…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Lecture Method, Facilitators (Individuals), Higher Education
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Wolf, Kenneth; Dunlap, Joanna; Stevens, Ellen – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2012
This article describes ten key assessment practices for advancing student learning that all professors should be familiar with and strategically incorporate in their classrooms and programs. Each practice or concept is explained with examples and guidance for putting it into practice. The ten are: learning outcomes, performance assessments,…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Educational Practices, Outcomes of Education
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Myers, Julia – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2012
This study examined the effects of lesson study on participants' classroom observations and perceptions of lesson effectiveness, by investigating the focus of their observations during a mathematics lesson and their ratings of the lesson's effectiveness, both preceding and subsequent to the lesson study experience. Prior to the lesson study,…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Instructional Effectiveness, Protocol Materials, Lesson Observation Criteria
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van Rooij, Shahron Williams – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2012
Graduate students enrolled in professional education degree programs are increasingly challenged by the need to acquire the complex skills/competencies of their respective professions on the one hand, while retaining empathy for the individuals they will be serving on the other hand. This paper suggests a technique which uses the Persona, a…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Empathy, Graduate Students, Integrated Activities
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Moskovich, Yaffa; Sharf, Simha – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2012
This study aims to examine and demonstrate practices, elements and techniques employed by the action research method. It examines the use of films in sociology instruction in college, and the influence of films on the development of students' understanding of human nature. Based on the professional experience of the authors films utilize and…
Descriptors: Films, Educational Technology, Active Learning, Instructional Materials
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Buskist, Connie; Hogan, Jan – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2010
Student evaluations of faculty are used in most universities to determine teaching effectiveness and inform decisions about tenure, promotion, pay raises, and awards. For novice and experienced faculty, course evaluations can be intimidating. Learning how to approach course evaluation results systematically can help prevent faculty members from…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Course Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Practices
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