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Hailu, Meseret F.; Deal, Kristin; Tuitt, Franklin A.; Tabron, Lolita A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2022
The authors present a taxonomy of pedagogical activities that can be used by teacher educators to foster a critical race praxis. The target audience is college- and university-level faculty committed to advancing equity in education. They first review the extant literature about critical consciousness in education. Next, they describe seven…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Education Programs, Critical Theory, Race
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Chien, Chin-Wen – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2022
This study explored the progress of 40 language learners in a language education program in northern Taiwan toward becoming emergent researchers. Based on the data analysis, the study had the following findings. At the outset, the majority of participants initially used the metaphors "baby" and "sponge" to describe their role…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Foreign Countries
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Passalacqua, Camille; Gold, Rachelle S. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
The authors chronicle developing and teaching a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded trauma literature seminar at a public Historically Black University. The course focused on how literary and visual art from different countries and historical eras address two questions: "Can people survive and heal after trauma, not just physically,…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Trauma, Seminars, Literature
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Jensen, Birgit A.; Altstaedter, Laura Levi – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
This quantitative and qualitative study explored students' perceptions of a flipped German course and its measurable impact on their critical-thinking skills. The instructional design of the course shifted grammar and vocabulary instruction outside of class so that students in the newly created collaborative in-class space could engage in more…
Descriptors: Flipped Classroom, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Critical Thinking
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Wright, Meghan C.; Nichols, Thomas – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
The authors describe the traits, typologies, and behaviors of Generation Z (those born after 1997) to set the stage for the changes needed to engage this generation of students in the classroom. Using this knowledge about Generation Z as a foundation, the authors call for innovative approaches to teaching that engage students actively in the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Generational Differences, Student Motivation, Educational Innovation
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Bolter, Nicole D.; Taylor, Sherria D.; Gomez, Dulce H.; Eliason, Michele; Van Olphen, Juliana; Veri, Maria J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
Undergraduate research methods courses help shape students' perceptions about research. Given the lack of diverse researchers in STEM fields, these perceptions are particularly important for underrepresented minorities. This study tested a social justice pedagogy intervention to determine the effects on various psychosocial constructs. Three…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Undergraduate Students, Research Training, Social Justice
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Wolfe, Christopher R.; Dandignac, Mitchell – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
Students in a course on the psychology of language and thought first wrote flash fiction stories and analyzed them using course concepts. As an experiential learning exercise, they subsequently analyzed those stories for a number of psycholinguistic variables using the discourse technology Coh-Metrix. Their assignment was to change a number of…
Descriptors: Psycholinguistics, Fiction, Writing (Composition), Discourse Analysis
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Gilbert, Jacqueline A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
Although many professors realize that note taking while listening to a lecture results in shallow learning and a lack of student engagement (Hartley & Davies, 1978), lecturing remains the primary mode of instruction. A recent challenger to the dominant notetaking/PowerPoint paradigm is Reacting to the Past (RTTP). To capitalize on the…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Business Administration Education, Learner Engagement, Teaching Methods
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Getty, Stephen R.; Barron, Kenneth E.; Hulleman, Chris S. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
To improve student motivation, the authors propose a five-step process that entails learning about a motivation framework, identifying students' motivational challenges based on that framework, adopting interventions to address those challenges, and assessing the effectiveness of the interventions. In particular, they recommend adopting the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, Introductory Courses, Psychology
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Chappell, Kimberly L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
The persistence of postgraduate research students is an ongoing challenge for many university programs. The author describes several curriculum innovations that were implemented based on the recommendations in the literature for improving student persistence and self-efficacy for conducting research and the results of a qualitative needs…
Descriptors: Student Research, Teaching Methods, Educational Innovation, Self Efficacy
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Andzik, Natalie R.; DeSpain, Stephanie N.; Walker, David A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
Professors in a university setting questioned whether requiring students to take in-class notes for points toward their final grade would affect students' quiz scores post-lecture. Students were assigned to one of two conditions: no-notes-required control and required note-taking experimental. A mixed-design analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Instructional Effectiveness, Scores, Tests
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Mason, Michelle N.; Watson, Rachel Mim; Moon, Kali Nicholas – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2021
The University of Wyoming recently implemented a Learning Assistant (LA) program with the goal of supporting undergraduate students in traditionally lecture-based STEM courses. The authors performed a multi-method qualitative study utilizing a focus group and individual interviews in order to investigate the impact of the program's pilot year on…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Teaching Assistants, Undergraduate Students, Peer Teaching
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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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Grant, Derisa – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2020
When faced with unexpected and charged conversations about race, class, gender, and other social identities, faculty often seek a list a strategies for what to say or do. Yet numerous, sometimes contradictory, strategies for navigating these discussions already exist. This article explores the issue of how might faculty and/or the faculty…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Teaching Methods, Intention, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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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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