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McCune, Velda – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This paper investigates how academics in the current global higher education system -- which often prioritises metrics of research activity and income generation over rich conceptualisation of transformative teaching -- can sustain identities that encompass deep care for teaching. This is a significant area that has been little researched,…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, College Faculty, Teaching (Occupation), Experienced Teachers
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De Grandi, Claudia; Smithline, Zachary B.; Reeves, Philip M.; Goetz, Teddy G.; Barbour, Nathaniel; Hairston, Erika; Guo, Joyce; Muraina, Fadeke; Bervell, Joel A.; Chambers, Lauren M.; Caines, Helen; Miranker, Andrew D.; Mochrie, Simon G. J. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This paper presents a survey tool for assessing undergraduate STEM environments at institutions of higher learning. Such surveys typically appear in methodology sections of focused, hypothesis-driven papers written by and for education studies specialists. We sought to compose a different kind of survey tool, one that enables STEM instructors,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty, Test Construction
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Leadbeatter, Delyse – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
Integration of learning has emerged as a central concept in research about learning and curriculum in higher education. While the term is frequently used, integration of learning is taken up in a variety of ways in higher education contexts, disciplinary and professional fields. This qualitative synthesis asks: what deeper insights and new…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Taxonomy, Definitions
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Salwén, Håkan – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
Educational researchers have concluded that there are threshold concepts in a large number of disciplines. Yet, these researchers have not paid enough attention to the objection to the theory. It is beset with severe definitional and empirical problems. I will portray definitions of 'threshold concepts' provided by Land and Meyer, the founding…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Definitions, Educational Research, Research Methodology
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le Roux, Kate; Taylor, Dale L.; Kloot, Bruce; Allie, Saalih – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This paper offers a perspective on the relationship between communities that conduct research on teaching and learning in higher education, focusing on Higher Education Studies (HES) and science Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER). The paper responds to HES debates about the strength of its epistemological base and who belongs to that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Filippou, Kalypso; Kallo, Johanna; Mikkilä-Erdmann, Mirjamaija – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This paper provides insights into thesis supervisors' perceptions of the supervisory relationship and process in English-medium international master's degree programmes (IMDPs). It contributes to the field of supervisory pedagogy in a master's level education by examining how supervisors perceive their supervisory practices and what they consider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervision, Supervisors, Graduate Students
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Hallett, Fiona – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This paper seeks to analyse lecturers' views on how they understand academic development in order to elucidate current arguments around how knowledge is codified in higher education, and to what end. Whilst work of this nature has been carried out in a number of national and institutional contexts, much attention has been given to research…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Development, Higher Education
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Zhang, Xiaodong – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This study explores how college writers responded to teachers' after-class tutoring that was intended to complement their in-class writing instruction. Through qualitative content analyses of three focal college student writers' interviews, reflections, writings, and teacher-student talks collected in a Chinese university, the study shows that…
Descriptors: Academic Support Services, College Faculty, Tutoring, College Students
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Tremblay-Wragg, Émilie; Raby, Carole; Ménard, Louise; Plante, Isabelle – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This multicase study aimed to describe the use of diversified teaching strategies in university courses and examine the contribution of these strategies and their context of use on student learning motivation. For this purpose, classroom observations and interviews were conducted with four teachers using diversified strategies, and 40 targeted…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Kester, Kevin; Zembylas, Michalinos; Sweeney, Loughlin; Lee, Kris Hyesoo; Kwon, Soonjung; Kwon, Jeongim – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
Universities and scholars around the world teach and research extensively in the field of peace education; yet, despite a plethora of diverse scholarship, educational programs are often critiqued as dominated by the English-speaking world. This paper employs the intersecting lenses of decolonization and postcolonial theory to explore and challenge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Postcolonialism, Higher Education
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Vuori, Johanna – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
Research on student engagement, study engagement and academic entitlement has followed separate paths. This research examined how the concepts relate to each other among traditional and non-traditional Finnish business students (N = 476). A cluster analysis indicated that students form two clusters. Part-time students, students over the age of 25,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics
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Han, Ye; Xu, Yueting – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
The dissonance between teachers' substantial effort to provide feedback and students' under-engagement with feedback has been consistently reported in higher education. A contributing factor to this disparity students' lack of feedback literacy, however, has been under-researched. This case study of two Chinese undergraduate students therefore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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Sanscartier, Matthew D.; Johnston, Matthew S. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This article outlines a workshop orienting sociology graduate students to overcoming challenges in publishing. Although graduate students are increasingly told to publish, little guidance exists on how to best prepare them for this venture; mentorship scholarship typically assumes the professor--student relationship is the best or most appropriate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Writing Workshops, Sociology
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Heringer, Rebeca – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
While much has been spoken about the benefits and risks of student mobility in large scales, little attention has been given to how professors experience the burgeoning process of internationalization of higher education and how the presence of numerous international students has affected their teaching philosophies and practices. Given the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Mobility, International Education, Educational Benefits
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Mercer-Mapstone, Lucy; Islam, Maisha; Reid, Tamara – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
Higher education institutions have been identified as inequitable for historically marginalised student and staff populations. Student-staff partnership has recently emerged as one approach to redressing such inequities. To what extent are institutional partnership schemes considering or achieving this goal? Using two phases of qualitative data…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, At Risk Students, Teacher Student Relationship
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