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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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Cohen-sayag, Esther – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
The study examined the connection between writing competency and writing feedback experiences through academic writing course for student-teachers across the curriculum. The aims of the course were to prepare student-teachers to their role as writing facilitators and to improve their writing. Experimental and control group differed in course plan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Writing Instruction, Feedback (Response)
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Everett, Michele C. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
This study explores student learning outcomes from an Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies course. The article focuses on students' perceptions of cognitive abilities, skills and attributes developed through participation in an interdisciplinary research and design project. Participants were 50 students enrolled in the course. A pre-post…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Cognitive Ability, Skill Development, Likert Scales
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Newman, Galen; Kim, Jun-Hyun; Lee, Ryun Jung; Brown, Brandy A.; Huston, Sharon – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
Increased demands for technological integration in higher education have resulted in new forms of course instruction. Under a flipped approach, students learn course materials outside the classroom while active learning methods are employed inside. This study focuses on the perceived effects of flipped instruction on knowledge acquisition in…
Descriptors: Learning, College Instruction, Active Learning, Undergraduate Students
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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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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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Grant, Natalie S.; Bolin, Brien L. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2016
Digital storytelling is explored as a method of engaging students in the development of media literacy and cultural competency. This paper describes the perceptions and experiences of 96 undergraduate students at a large Midwestern university, after completing a digital storytelling project in a semester-long diversity course. Digital storytelling…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Learner Engagement, Media Literacy, Undergraduate Students
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Cook, Jessica; Chen, Cuixian; Reid-Griffin, Angelia – Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
In a society where first hand work experience is greatly valued many universities or institutions of higher education have designed their Quality enhancement plan (QEP) to address student applied learning. This paper is the results of a university's QEP plan, called Experiencing Transformative Education Through Applied Learning or ETEAL. This…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Learning Analytics, College Students, Statistical Analysis
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Dahiya, Sunita; Dahiya, Rajiv – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
Theory and practicals are two essential components of pharmacy course curriculum; but in addition to appearing and passing examination with good score grades, pharmacy post graduation (PG) pursuing students are essentially required to develop some professional skills which might not be attained solely by conventional class room programs. This…
Descriptors: Pharmacy, Graduate Students, Seminars, Clubs
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Welch, Anita G.; Orso, Don; Doolittle, Joan; Areepattamannil, Shaljan – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
This paper explores the similarities and differences between student expectations of online instructors and the teaching dispositions of online instructors. Our research goal is to develop insight into factors related to online student success. Although researchers have identified key characteristics of effective teaching in the face-to-face…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Expectation, Teacher Characteristics, Personality Traits
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Boswell, Stefanie S. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
This study investigated the effect of a semester-long aging and adult development course that included an intergenerational, service-learning component on attitudes toward older adult men and women, aging anxiety, and interest in occupations that serve older adults among individuals training for careers in healthcare and social services. It also…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Service Learning, Student Attitudes
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Hackathorn, Jana; Ashdown, Brien – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2015
To teach statistics, teachers must attempt to overcome pedagogical obstacles, such as dread, anxiety, and boredom. There are many options available to teachers that facilitate a pedagogically conducive environment in the classroom. The current study examined the effectiveness of incorporating scripted stories and humor into statistical method…
Descriptors: Humor, Statistical Analysis, Statistics, Teaching Methods
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Economos, Jennifer – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2014
The purpose of this international study was to contrast the differences in graduate student perceptions of professor pedagogical content knowledge, individualized consideration, Student-Professor Engagement in Learning, professor intellectual stimulation, and student deep learning. Sixty-seven graduate business and 70 graduate education students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Student Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Samsa, Gregory P.; LeBlanc, Thomas W.; Zaas, Aimee; Howie, Lynn; Abernethy, Amy P. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2014
The core pedagogic problem considered here is how to effectively teach statistics to physicians who are engaged in a "learning health system" (LHS). This is a special case of a broader issue--namely, how to effectively teach statistics to academic physicians for whom research--and thus statistics--is a requirement for professional…
Descriptors: Statistics, Physicians, Constructivism (Learning), Professional Continuing Education
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Bryant, Lauren H.; Niewolny, Kim; Clark, Susan; Watson, C. Edward – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2014
This study focused on the socially-constructed meanings, implications, and institutional factors that influence the extent to which faculty members engage in collaborative teaching at a research university. Drawing upon theoretical foundations of interdisciplinarity and collaborative teaching and in-depth findings from faculty focus groups, we…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Research Universities, Teacher Collaboration, Team Teaching
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