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Ziebarth-Bovill, Jane; Kritzer, Jeff; Bovill, Ronald – Education, 2012
There are eight components that Teacher Candidates the University of Nebraska at Kearney, College of Education, must demonstrate their understanding of and proficiency in, to complete their student teaching successfully. Are this components relative when the Teacher Candidate interviews for his/her first teaching position; and if so, to what…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Educational Change, Educational History, Partnerships in Education
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Simplicio, Joseph – Education, 2012
"The opera ain't over until the fat lady sings." So said Ralph Carpenter. Although he uttered these now famous words during a Texas Tech college basketball game in March of 1966, it is still applicable today to our modern universities where little, if anything, can be accomplished without first completing the proper paperwork. Within the…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Records (Forms), Documentation, Operations Research
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Schmitz, Steven A.; Nourse, Steven W.; Ross, Molly E. – Education, 2012
That the student population in public schools is becoming increasingly diverse is not all that surprising. Studies indicate that in less than three decades, a majority of children will likely belong to race-ethnic minorities. Conversely, teacher candidates are not keeping pace with the diversity ratio of students in the PK-12 public school…
Descriptors: Teacher Recruitment, Teaching (Occupation), Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation
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Jabbar, Sinaria Kamil Abdel – Education, 2012
This paper describes international education at the University of Jordan (UJ). Specifically it investigates a random sample of international students comprising Americans, Europeans and Asians. A field survey approach with qualitative and quantitative dimensions was used. Questionnaires were used to solicit information from the students. In…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries, International Education
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Roby, Douglas E. – Education, 2012
In this study, 142 graduate school teachers working in schools throughout southwestern Ohio assessed their human relation skills. A human relations survey was used for the study, and results were compared with colleagues assessing the teachers in the study. The survey was developed using a Likert-type scale, and was based on key elements affecting…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis, Human Relations, Teacher Leadership
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Simplicio, Joseph – Education, 2012
In this article the author discusses the role university culture can play on a campus and how it can impact policy and practice. The article explores how a university's history, values, and vision form its culture and how this culture in turn affects its stability and continuity. The article discusses how newcomers within the university are…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Values, Educational Practices, Organizational Culture
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Unal, Hasan – Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate the preservice secondary mathematics teachers' development of pedagogical understanding in the teaching of modular arithmetic problems. Data sources included, written assignments, interview transcripts and filed notes. Using case study and action research approaches cases of three preservice teachers…
Descriptors: Action Research, Arithmetic, Teaching Methods, Geometric Concepts
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Williams, Henry S.; Szal, Dennis – Education, 2011
The clear call for accountability has been heard throughout the country as it deals with the system of education in the United States. Students are expected to be accountable for their learning as measured by state or national tests. Teachers are held responsible for their students' learning. Colleges and Universities have not, and should not…
Descriptors: Accountability, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Principals, Administrator Education
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Lei, Simon; Gorelick, Denise; Short, Keily; Smallwood, Lauren; Wright-Porter, Karen – Education, 2011
In response to the increasing rate of students failing to complete their bachelor, master, and doctoral programs, many colleges and universities are now offering cohort education models of study. The goals of cohort education are to promote retention, graduation, and success rates of students. This non-traditional approach to education places…
Descriptors: Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Higher Education, Teacher Education, College Students
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Simplicio, Joseph – Education, 2011
Although American universities are charged with being the bastions of knowledge and the gatekeepers for career success, they struggle daily with financial realities that threaten their very existence. In order to keeps their doors open universities have been forced to explore new and innovative fundraising ideas. This article discusses the most…
Descriptors: Universities, Campuses, Financial Support, Fund Raising
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Jain, Pawan; Jain, Sachin; Jain, Smita – Education, 2011
This study concerns the design and development of online instruction and specifically targets interaction and communication between online learners. Facilitating appropriate and meaningful interactions in designing instruction is a major goal for anyone developing a course, especially an online class. The data for this study came from the online…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Distance Education, Interaction
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Erginer, Ergin – Education, 2011
In recent years, with the influence of the constructivist perspective, the examination of students' own attitudes to learning processes have become important. Students' perception of the world, and their explanation of their learning experiences shapes their learning needs in the future. Therefore, it will be helpful for instructors to learn how…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learning Processes, Opinions, Visual Aids
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Riley, Gena; Notar, Charles; Owens, Lynetta; Harper, Cynthia – Education, 2011
The article traces the history of PRIME--A Process for Remediating Identified Marginal Education Candidates since 1996. The philosophy has not changed from its inception. Procedure identifies individuals who may be at risk for successful completion of their programs or who possess those traits associated with rapid attrition in the teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Higher Education, Teachers, Professional Development
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Halawah, Ibtesam – Education, 2011
Motivating college students' learning is an essential goal for teachers and educators in higher education institutions. Motivation is an important key for effective and successful learning. However, this task is not straight forward nor easy as there are many factors affecting students learning which is only a part of their academic and social…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries
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Martin, Elaine Luna – Education, 2011
Ecofeminist science pedagogy has received scant attention in the educational literature. This article presents an ecofeminism framework for the teaching of college-level botany courses. This didactic approach emphasizes women's experiences, appreciation for the accomplishments of women in science, connection to real world learning exercises, group…
Descriptors: Feminism, Botany, College Science, Science Instruction
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