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Wevill, Tricia; Savage, Julia – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2020
This study evaluated how the pairing of sessional teaching staff in a large first-year undergraduate science subject provided context-specific professional development for sessional teaching staff. We used a likert-scale questionnaire to ask sessional staff to rate how effectively peer-pairing in the classroom contributed to a range of teaching…
Descriptors: College Science, Undergraduate Study, College Freshmen, College Faculty
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Kaur, Amrita; Noman, Mohammad – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2020
There is sufficient evidence that suggests Student as Partners' (SaP) practices promote student motivation, engagement, and learning outcomes. This study attempts to understand the underlying mechanism of SaP and its potential to provide the motivational foundation for the students who engage in it and produce quality outcomes. We employ the…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Self Determination, Student Experience, Student Motivation
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Muir, Tracey; Douglas, Tracy; Trimble, Allison – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2020
The opening up of online education in the Australian tertiary sector has made higher education accessible for a wide range of students, including those living in rural and regional areas. While student numbers continue to grow as a result of this opportunity, there are increasing concerns regarding low student retention and progression rates for…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Learner Engagement
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Douglas, Tracy; James, Allison; Earwaker, Louise; Mather, Carey; Murray, Sandra – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2020
This research explores the perceptions of facilitators in asynchronous online discussion to improve practice and student engagement in Higher Education. Traditional didactic delivery of learning content may fail the expectations of student and academic stakeholders. The pressure to teach within constrained resources presents challenges, but also…
Descriptors: Discussion Groups, Instructional Improvement, Learner Engagement, Facilitators (Individuals)
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Koeper, Ingo; Shapter, Joe; North, Vanessa; Houston, Don – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2020
In science courses in general, but especially in first year chemistry classes, the amount of content that is delivered is often overwhelming and too complex for the student to easily cope with. Students not only have to gain knowledge in a variety of different fields, they also have to learn new laboratory skills and analytical techniques.…
Descriptors: Science Education, Chemistry, Science Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Nguyen, Ha Thi Thu; Henderson, Ariana – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2020
Learning an academic discipline requires at a fundamental level reading of knowledge that has been recorded, debated and developed in writing over time. Given the essential role of reading in shaping knowledge, there needs to be more emphasis on approaches that nurture an engaged reading practice. This article explores the role of instrumental,…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, College Instruction, Critical Reading, Recreational Reading
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Cavaleri, Michelle; Kawaguchi, Satomi; Di Biase, Bruno; Power, Clare – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
Providing effective, high quality feedback that students engage with remains an important issue in higher education today, particularly in the context of academic language support where feedback helps socialise students to academic writing practices. Technology-enhanced feedback, such as audio and video feedback, is becoming more widely used, and…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Audio Equipment, Academic Language, Video Technology
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Willans, Fiona; Fonolahi, Aluwesi; Buadromo, Ralph; Bryce, Tilisi; Prasad, Rajendra; Kumari, Sandhya – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
This paper reports on the evaluation of an ambitious attempt to embed academic literacy support within a core content course for first-year students at the University of the South Pacific. The course is offered in both blended and online modes, catering for on-campus and off-campus students, respectively, using Moodle as the virtual learning…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Language, Instructional Design, Management Systems
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Billett, Paulina; Martin, Dona – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
This article is based on the findings of a three-year study on the outcomes of involving students in the cocreation of knowledge and pedagogical design, 2014, 2015, 2016. It involves three cohorts of second year Sociology students at an Australian University. Data came from recording engagement in class discussion, completion of set reading…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Student Participation, College Students, Sociology
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Lake, Warren; Boyd, William E.; Boyd, Wendy – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
A core indicator of success at University is the grade a student achieves following a period of study. A student's ability to achieve expected grades is often understood in terms of learning and study processes that the student is capable of, chooses to adopt, or masters. However, psychology tells us that our self-efficacy is a major determinant…
Descriptors: Expectation, Self Efficacy, Feedback (Response), College Students
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Whiley, Harriet; Houston, Donald; Smith, Anna; Ross, Kirstin – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
Environmental Health (EH) is an essential profession for protecting human health and yet as a discipline it is under-recognised, overlooked and misunderstood. Too few students undertake EH studies, culminating in a dearth of qualified Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) in Australia. A major deterrent to students enrolling in EH courses is a lack…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Public Health, Scientific Literacy, Learning Strategies
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Francis, Julie Elizabeth – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
While marking rubrics offer a range of potential benefits for students and staff, educators are working to develop a richer understanding of the most effective ways to unlock these benefits. This study contributes by examining the link between rubrics and performance through the lens of student engagement. The work introduced an assessment rubric…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Scoring Rubrics, Grades (Scholastic), Educational Benefits
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Jaafar, Reem; Schwartz, Joni – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
This exploratory, comparative case study of an urban community college calculus classroom examines adult learning from Yang's Holistic Learning Theory and provides concrete pedagogical suggestions for how adult learning practitioners can engage adult learners in transformative learning. Data collection was from a selective sampling of student…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Adult Learning, Learning Theories, Calculus
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Khan, Ramzan N.; Watson, Rashmi – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
The flipped classroom aims to improve learning by engaging students in educational activities outside of traditional lessons. Flipped classrooms have steadily gained popularity in the last decade and are a topic of discussion in teaching and learning forums. However, its adoption in mathematics and statistics has been subdued. Most higher…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Statistics, Units of Study
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Grabowsky, Gail L.; Hargis, Jace; Davidson, Janet; Paynter, Allison; Suh, Junghwa; Wright, Claire – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2017
Experiential learning (EL) can offer a high impact educational opportunity that benefits students from diverse backgrounds, creating an inclusive learning environment. Barriers to the generalization of EL can include a lack of institutional support, risk avoidance, time, and faculty instructional ability. As well EL require additional efforts from…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Quasiexperimental Design, Qualitative Research, Learner Engagement
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