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Singh, Mayengbam Nandakishwor – Higher Education for the Future, 2021
Technology has become an integral part of human life, and it has made inroads in the sphere of education. Digital technology is largely reshaping the nature of learning in classroom. Digital classroom is one clear manifestation of this emerging trend. There is a burgeoning academic culture of digital classroom today. It is increasingly…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Barriers
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Pokhrel, Sumitra; Chhetri, Roshan – Higher Education for the Future, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in human history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion learners in more than 200 countries. Closures of schools, institutions and other learning spaces have impacted more than 94% of the world's student population. This has brought far-reaching changes in all aspects of our…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Distance Education
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Lakshminarayanan, Srinivasan; Rao, N. J.; G. K., Meghana – Higher Education for the Future, 2021
The introductory programming course, commonly known as CS1 and offered as a core course in the first year in all engineering programs in India, is unique because it can address higher cognitive levels, metacognition and some aspects of the affective domain. It can provide much needed transformative experiences to students coming from a system of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Mastery Learning, Computer Science Education, Programming
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Navani, Manasi Thapliyal – Higher Education for the Future, 2020
Indian higher education (HE) system has undergone rapid expansion over the last two decades, emerging as one of the largest HE systems in the world. Expansion is accompanied by the challenge of ensuring comparable quality education across a diverse institutional spectrum. Simultaneously, academic reforms in the sphere of general HE have been…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Educational Quality, Educational Change
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Corso, Ron – Higher Education for the Future, 2020
Institutions of higher education in the twenty-first century are undergoing a transformation locally and globally from traditional pillars of learning to being more entrepreneurial in their core business. There is increasing pressure on universities to becoming more flexible and adaptable as organizations and in the graduate attributes, they imbed…
Descriptors: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, School Business Relationship
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Andy-Wali, Hope Adanne; Wali, Andy Fred – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
This study investigates the impact of lecturers' leadership practices on students' experiences of participation within a case university in the UK's HE sector. The qualitative phenomenological research strategy, specifically the focus group interview approach, was used for data collection. Two key focus group interviews were conducted with a total…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Participation, Student Experience, Teacher Leadership
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Tsegay, Samson Maekele; Zegergish, Mulgeta Zemuy; Ashraf, Muhammad Azeem – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Using semi-structured interview and review of documents, this study analyzes the pedagogical practices and students' experiences in Eritrean Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The study indicated that pedagogical practices are affected by instructors' pedagogical skills and perceptions, and the teaching-learning environment. Moreover, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Teaching Skills, Semi Structured Interviews
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Jesa, M.; Nisha, E. V. – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
In the special context of entrepreneurship, employability skill development, Higher Education 2.0 and the Kovalam Declaration 2016, the present article presents a brief review of genres of teaching strategies at higher education level and attempts to bring to the attention of the readers an account of the teaching strategies adopted by teachers at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Deshpande, Anant – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
Online students face numerous challenges in successfully completing doctoral programmes. The aim of this article is to explore the best practices that can be employed by faculty to support students in achieving this. It also seeks to categorize and identify the best practices emerging from literature into themes. An exploratory research method was…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Best Practices, Feedback (Response), Mentors
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Srinivasan, Rajashree – Higher Education for the Future, 2016
Developing a pedagogy of teacher education is an enduring concern for teacher educators. Drawing on data from a small study on teacher educators teaching in a secondary teacher education programme in India, this article examines their pedagogic practices. This is a qualitative study that sought to capture the narrations of 30 teacher educators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Secondary School Teachers
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Correa, Maite – Higher Education for the Future, 2015
Since the foundation of the Khan Academy (2006), a great deal of attention has been generated to the term "flipped classrooms" (also known as "reverse" or "backwards" classrooms), which is a (new) pedagogical movement that reverses the traditional paradigm of class lecture and homework. This approach subordinates…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology, Lecture Method
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Vilanilam, J. V. – Higher Education for the Future, 2014
After reviewing the history and objectives of higher education briefly, the article suggests that teachers and managers in autonomous colleges have to give special emphasis to a new system of teaching and evaluation involving Syllabus Revision, Distribution of Course Formats in the very first class meeting, Monitoring of Lab and Library…
Descriptors: Institutional Autonomy, Colleges, Teacher Empowerment, Teaching Methods