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Reynolds, Katherine; Ludlow, Larry – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
Student perceptions of instructor availability outside of class are examined both as a predictor of instructor quality and as an outcome of student, instructor, and course characteristics. Data represent a 30-year case study record of course evaluations and instructor professional and personal variables. Student perceptions of instructor…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Course Evaluation
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Ting, Fridolin Sze Thou; Shroff, Ronnie H.; Lam, Wai Hung; Chin, David C. W. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
This study aimed to better understand the effect that the flipped method of instruction has on students' learning approaches using interactive math lecture videos in a second-year vector calculus course. Three hypotheses were tested to determine if students' perceptions of their level of active engagement, the number of interactive lecture videos…
Descriptors: Flipped Classroom, STEM Education, Mathematics Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
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Lee, Tak-Yan – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
This study aimed to find predictors of learning outcomes for an undergraduate social work research course. Participants' scores on various assessment tasks were used as dependent variables and their perceptions and learning experiences as independent variables. Multiple linear regression analyses were performed. Student performance on weekly…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Teaching Methods, Flipped Classroom
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Filipova, Anna A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
This cross-sectional study assesses the effectiveness of poster session presentations as an alternative to traditional presentations in the public administration classroom. It also determined if graduate students' college academic self-efficacy and background characteristics impacted poster performance outcomes. Data were collected over four…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Self Efficacy, Individual Characteristics, Student Experience
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Hayford, Barbara; Blomstrom, Sally; Mumpower, Lori – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2015
The purpose of the authors' research was to create a tool to evaluate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) literacy in service-learning projects. The researchers posited that components of service-learning, which in this case included the deliverable and reflections, are examples of fundamental STEM literacy and thus can be…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Literacy, Service Learning, Student Evaluation
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Raelin, Joseph A.; Bailey, Margaret B.; Hamann, Jerry; Pendleton, Leslie K.; Reisberg, Rachelle; Whitman, David L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2015
The authors report the results of a three-year longitudinal study of retention among undergraduate engineering students enrolled at four major universities. The study demonstrates that self-efficacy can be a critical factor in student persistence and can be broken down into three components: work, career, and academic self-efficacy. The authors…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Work Experience, Self Efficacy, Academic Persistence
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Perrotta, Katherine Assante; Bohan, Chara Haeussler – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
Many instructors seek to improve student engagement, but determining how to achieve student engagement can be complex and complicated. The authors sought to explore how the implementation of active-learning strategies in undergraduate history courses at a metropolitan community college using graphic organizers and group discussion impacted student…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Learner Engagement, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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Galyon, Charles E.; Blondin, Carolyn A.; Forbes, Bethany E.; Williams, Robert L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
The authors developed a methodology for evaluating student answers on homework assigned in 3 sections (total N = 167) of an undergraduate educational psychology course. The potential of homework to predict exam scores was compared with that of two established predictors (critical thinking and participation in class discussion). The findings…
Descriptors: Homework, Undergraduate Students, Prediction, Scores
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Mangan, Michael A.; Fleck, Bethany – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2011
A qualitative content analysis of student comments on RateMyProfessors.com (RMP) identified the characteristics of professors rated as "good," "average," and "poor." Comments contained instructor characteristics consistent with prior research on the qualities of effective and ineffective college teachers. To better understand how students might…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Computer Mediated Communication, Teacher Characteristics, Physical Characteristics
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Howell, Rebecca J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2011
This purpose of this pre-post, quasi-experimental evaluation was to explore the impact of grading rubric use on student academic performance. Cross-sectional data were derived from 80 undergraduates enrolled in an elective course at a research university during spring and fall 2009. The control group (n = 41), who completed the course's Assignment…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Elective Courses, Academic Achievement, Scoring Rubrics
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Thadani, V.; Breland, W.; Dewar, J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2010
Implicit theories about the malleability of skills/abilities have been shown to predict learners' willingness to participate in learning opportunities. The authors examined whether college professors' implicit theories about the malleability of teaching skills predicted their willingness to engage in professional development (PD) related to…
Descriptors: Teaching Skills, Professional Development, College Faculty, Questionnaires
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Strayhorn, Terrell L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2008
Research examining the influence of collaborative learning experiences on students' intellectual development has been somewhat inconclusive and largely based on samples of white, traditional-aged college students. Using data from the College Student Experiences Questionnaire (Pace, 1990), the author examines this relationship for a random sample…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Practices, Intellectual Development, Males
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Stanton, George C.; And Others – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 1995
A study compared student outcomes in general education courses of 135 on-campus students; 22 students, remotely located, received simultaneous instruction via interactive television. Results found the process acceptable to both teachers and students and no apparent difference in achievement or attitude related to location. The importance of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Distance Education