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Alverson, Ryan – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
The author assesses the evolution of classroom community through an examination of three subsequent semesters of a large undergraduate education course at a regional, comprehensive university. The evolution and modification of course format and assignments across three semesters are treated as interventions to foster interactions among students…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Classroom Environment, Teacher Student Relationship, Undergraduate Students
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Stenhouse, Vera L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
This study examined how one set of instructors' stated classroom teaching philosophies did or did not manifest during their first day of class. Data included classroom observations, interviews, and content analysis of syllabi. Findings suggest that instructors employed "learner-attentive" rather than "learner-centered"…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Centered Learning
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Heinsch, Patrick; Handke, Jürgen – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
Humanoid robots are gradually becoming part of everyday life as well as education. Virtual agents have demonstrated their benefits for years, and experts expect similar positive effects from the use of humanoid robots in education. Project H.E.A.R.T. (Humanoid Emotional Assistant Robots in Teaching), from Philipps-University Marburg, has developed…
Descriptors: Robotics, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Universities
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Johnson, Matthew R.; Eickholt, Jesse; Hinton, Quentrese – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
Traditional active learning classrooms can support student collaboration and increase student engagement, but they are costly (Park & Choi, 2014). This study examined students' perceptions of a traditional active learning classroom ($250,000 approximate cost) and a low-cost active learning classroom ($10,000 approximate cost) in an…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Undergraduate Students, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods
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Harkins Monaco, Elizabeth A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
Introductory college courses are designed to comprehensively introduce divergent disciplines (Zipp, 2012) and can prepare students to understand the risks for multiple minoritized identities in their fields of study (Shriberg, 2016). This approach is effective, however, only if faculty are appropriately equipped to use intersectional pedagogy.…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Higher Education, College Faculty, Social Discrimination
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Langford, Sara J.; Von Glahn, Nicholas; Narayan, Anjana – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2019
Many studies have examined the effects of technology on education as well as how educators feel about technology; however, this study examined the opinions of 528 students regarding how technology influences their education. In particular, we investigated whether students felt a sense of entitlement to use their technology in the classroom. The…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Student Attitudes, Influence of Technology, Classroom Environment
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DeMonbrun, Matt; Cañas, Jessica; Finelli, Cynthia J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2019
Several reports have highlighted the need to improve teaching within the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, particularly at the undergraduate level. These reports have encouraged the use of more evidence-based teaching practices in the classroom to improve teaching. The authors explore how faculty members' decision to…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, STEM Education, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty
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Biswas, Ann E. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
The rise in academic integrity violations and the connection between dishonest behavior in college and civic behavior after graduation signal a call to educators that more should be done to prepare students to be ethical, responsible citizens. Through collaboration, particularly on written projects for their peers, students can feel more a part of…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
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Larson, L. R.; Lovelace, M. D. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
Classroom questions represent a potentially powerful tool for interacting with students and stimulating critical thinking. However, the efficacy of the question-and-answer approach to teaching is influenced by many factors, such as the type and cognitive level of questions asked as well as students' response time. To examine these factors and…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Lecture Method, College Science, Questioning Techniques
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Black, Laurel Johnson; Wygonik, Mindy L.; Frey, Barbara A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2011
The purpose of this study was to identify the frequency and seriousness of disruptive student behaviors and the effective strategies used by educators to manage these classroom behaviors. At a mid-sized state university, 228 of 780 faculty members (29.2%) completed a 76-item survey. Results indicated that as faculty members' participation in…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Classroom Environment, Change Strategies
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Chavez, A. F. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2011
College teaching across cultural norms and epistemologies has received little research attention, yet it is increasingly important to faculty work and student learning as enrollments continue to diversify. This article provides a review and critique of theory and research on teaching and learning across cultures in college. The author applies…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Learning, Educational Theories, Educational Research
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Peterson, J. J.; Kelly, A.; Stockton, M. B. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2011
The purpose of the authors' study was to understand the reasons why students comply with requests instructors make and compare these reasons with instructors' perceptions of why students comply. Students and faculty at two universities completed the Interpersonal Power Inventory to assess reasons for compliance. Students were more likely to comply…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Compliance (Psychology), Teacher Attitudes, Maximum Likelihood Statistics
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Linvill, Darren L.; Havice, Pamela A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2011
This review of literature explores current research addressing political bias in higher education. The perception of a pervasive liberal political bias in academia is addressed first. This discussion focuses on the debate surrounding the Academic Bill of Rights, a document that outlines principles defending students' academic freedom and advocates…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Ideology, College Faculty, Literature Reviews
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Rehling, Diana L.; Bjorklund, Wendy L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2010
Classroom incivility is a major concern in higher education today. Yet little research has been done comparing the perceptions of students and faculty about the incivility occurring in our classrooms. Based on a survey of 3,616 students and 153 faculty members at a Midwestern U.S. university, this study provides useful information about the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Lee-Thomas, Gwendolyn – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2008
The author provides a theoretical construct and shares personal experiences of how teacher-educators should conduct a self-examination to understand better how they view the educational potential and success of students who are racially, culturally, and ethnically diverse. Theories presented include a brief introduction to social identity…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Classroom Environment, White Students, Teacher Educators
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