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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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Webb, Nathan G. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) are a pervasive presence in undergraduate education. Although GTAs are expected to successfully communicate course content to undergraduate students, they often are inexperienced and receive little training in pedagogy. Therefore, GTAs must learn effective communication behaviors in the classroom. This study…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Student Attitudes, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Mulnix, Amy B. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
Faculty eager to transform their teaching often have a difficult time understanding the learning literature and then integrating it into their teaching, in part because neuroeducation concepts such as constructivism, transfer, misconceptions, and metacognition are not part of their existing knowledge. Examples of these concepts in the literature…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Learning Theories, Educational Principles, Reflection
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Cohen, Alexander – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
This case study explores a novel form of classroom simulation that differs from published examples in two important respects. First, it is ongoing. While most simulations represent a single learning episode embedded within a course, the ongoing simulation is a continuous set of interrelated events and decisions that accompany learning throughout…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Case Studies, Simulation, Educational Strategies
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Knowlton, Dave S.; Nygard, Shanda – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
This article reviews early literature (that is, up to mid-year 2013) about Twitter's use in the higher education classroom. Fragmentations are highlighted as a way of showing that the literature does not cohesively claim advantages or disadvantages of using Twitter as a teaching and learning tool. The article also points to the limitations of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Classroom Techniques, Literature Reviews, Educational History
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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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Zambo, Debby; Zambo, Ron; Sidlik, Lawrence – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
Neuroscience is revealing how the brains of individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) function, and advances in medicine are leading to treatments. This study investigated preservice teachers' knowledge and beliefs about students with ADHD. The majority of preservice teachers knew someone with ADHD, which, along with courses…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Neurosciences, Medicine
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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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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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Berk, Ronald A.; Trieber, Rosalind H. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2009
Improvisational techniques derived from the experiences in improvisational theatre can be adapted for the college classroom to leverage the characteristics of the Net Generation, their multiple intelligences and learning styles, and the variety of collaborative learning activities already in place in a learner-centered environment. When…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Creative Activities, Teaching Methods, Imagination
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Call, Carolyne M. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2007
The author investigated college students' perceptions of intellectual safety by posing research questions designed to elicit a definition of intellectual safety and the elements needed to create an intellectually safe environment. Participants included undergraduate and graduate students drawn from three institutions. All students filled out a…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Safety, Classroom Environment
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Burgstahler, Sheryl – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2007
A collaboration of postsecondary institutions nationwide undertook a project to apply research in developing methods and materials to help instructors more fully include students with disabilities in their courses. These institutions conducted a needs assessment; developed content and delivery modes; undertook a rigorous formative evaluation;…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Formative Evaluation, Disabilities, Program Effectiveness
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Berk, Ronald A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1996
A three-year study evaluated the effectiveness of 10 systematic strategies for using humor as a teaching tool. Student ratings at the end of three undergraduate and five graduate statistics courses assessed the extent to which each strategy reduced anxiety, improved the ability to learn, and made it possible to perform one's best on problems and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Anxiety, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment
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Edwards, Sandra; Bowman, Mary Ann – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1996
A study in a graduate-level occupational therapy class found that questions asked by teachers and the instructional format in which they were asked influenced the frequency and level of student questioning. Subjects were 5 undergraduate and 15 graduate students. It was concluded that improved classroom questioning strategies may contribute to…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction
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Waksler, Rachelle – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1996
Presents nine teaching strategies to increase correspondence between visual and auditory modes of presentation. The techniques, focusing on presentation syntax, instructor placement/movement, and methods of eliciting students' input, were originally designed for students with hearing and visual impairments, but have proven to promote clarity for…
Descriptors: Auditory Stimuli, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
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