NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Does not meet standards1
Showing 136 to 150 of 560 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mattar, Dorine M.; El Khoury, Rim – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
This study aims to reveal the factors behind students' personal biases and preferences in the evaluation process in order to assess the value of using students' ratings of professors' teaching effectiveness. A questionnaire was completed by 330 students at Lebanese universities asking them to provide their feedback on 23 traits commonly regarded…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preferences, Grade Point Average, Questionnaires
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Asmar, Christine – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Worldwide awareness is slowly growing that Indigenous histories and perspectives are, or should be, integral to the attributes of global citizens graduating from our universities. In this context, an investigation of how Indigenous perspectives are being taught in Australian universities offered a heretofore underutilized avenue toward getting…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Indigenous Knowledge, Race, Cultural Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fong, Jack – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have made a dramatic entry into higher education. Promising to provide an affordable, if not free, education, MOOCs are celebrated for promoting learning in lieu of the physical classroom. This exploratory study employs content analysis to make visible how MOOCs are viewed by academically oriented observers.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Higher Education, Content Analysis, News Reporting
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Case, Kim A.; Rios, Desdamona – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Diversity courses in higher education often seek to deepen understanding of the systematic advantages associated with dominant group membership, such as white privilege. Most pedagogical studies of privilege awareness examine the impact of full-length diversity courses on white privilege awareness (Case, 2007; Kernahan & Davis, 2009; Lawrence…
Descriptors: Intervention, Educational Practices, Consciousness Raising, Whites
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mueller, Thomas S. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
This study involved a sample group of students residing in residential halls at a state university in a qualitative and quantitative analysis to measure their perceptions of the university's faculty. Exploratory, then confirmatory, factor analysis revealed a 3-factor model representing teaching faculty: a negative, emotionally challenging…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Iverson, Susan V.; Seher, Christin L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Graduate programs typically provide the diversity coursework needed for students to develop the multicultural competencies necessary to fulfill their roles, yet the overall effectiveness of these educational experiences and their influence on the development of multicultural competence is unclear. This article describes a study designed to measure…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Cultural Awareness, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Robison, Susan; Gray, Christine R. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
While faculty member benefit when they receive the feedback and support they need from their department chairs, chairs often have no training and limited interest in the role, especially when thrust into it. This primer outlines the key coaching skills needed to equip chairs to approach performance reviews and coaching/ supporting their faculty…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Coaching (Performance), College Faculty, Leadership Role
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cruz, Laura; Rosemond, LaNise – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
This article provides a review of the literature on coaching in higher education and how the practice connects with the past, present, and future of the field of educational development. As the field shifts its focus from individual faculty to organizational change, the authors highlight the potential of coaching to play an integrative role in…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Educational Development, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Johnson, W. Brad; Robison, Susan – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
There are many kinds of helping relationships--coaching, mentoring, psychotherapy, and others. In this interview with W. Brad Johnson, Susan Robison explores how some of his insights about mentoring can be applicable to other types of helping relationships, like coaching. Mentoring is viewed as a broader relationship, but does include many of the…
Descriptors: Helping Relationship, Mentors, Coaching (Performance), Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kiel, David – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Mid-level faculty leaders need coaches to help them cope with rapid change in higher education. Too often they are unprepared to deal with the many challenges that confront them in leadership jobs. To respond, faculty developers, deans, and other senior leaders need to get creative. Institutions can leverage existing resources or affordably…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Leaders, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Role
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wolcott, Amanda M.; Bowdon, Melody A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Rapid changes within and pressures upon higher education make it increasingly critical to focus on leadership development in order to ensure that managers are equipped with the perspectives, skills, and tools needed to maximize the potential of their individual followers and their organizations as a whole while still finding their own fulfillment…
Descriptors: Department Heads, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Skill Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nardick, Daryl – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
This article shares the insights the author has gained in coaching higher education leaders--department chairs, deans, vice presidents, and faculty--and their teams. It focuses on the attributes of higher education leadership and how the coaching process impacts these attributes; examines common areas of concern that surface during coaching, such…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Reflection, Higher Education, College Administration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Stevens, Elise M.; Gibson, Rhonda – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
This study evaluated syllabi (N = 87) from introductory advertising and public relations courses to examine to what extent and how stated course goals and assignments signal the overall learning orientation of a course and which type of learning orientation--mastery or performance--was most common. Mastery orientations emphasize intrinsic rewards,…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Advertising, Rhetorical Invention, Instructional Improvement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kuhlthau, Kaitlin; Ruscio, John; Luce, Christine; Furey, Matthew – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Grades serve many important purposes, and educators agree it is important to assign them accurately and fairly. Interviews with 100 professors across a broad range of academic disciplines at a mid-sized state college revealed little consensus on whether, when, or how to adjust scores when assigning grades. Their responses informed a review of…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Interviews, College Faculty, Scores
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12  |  13  |  14  |  ...  |  38