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Johnson, E. Marcia – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2015
This paper reports on the results of a two-year study into threshold concepts (TCs) in doctoral writing. The findings informed the development of a thinking to write strategy (the 4x4) that has been implemented as part of a pan-university doctoral writing programme at a New Zealand university.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Writing Processes, Writing Instruction
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Ballard, Andy – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2013
The purpose of this paper is to share my experiences as the instructor of a full-time, single semester, service-learning capstone course. In this innovative course students already volunteering in the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization work in teams to identify community needs and address them using their business skills and knowledge…
Descriptors: Service Learning, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Outreach Programs
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Johnson, E. Marcia – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2011
In response to recent social, economic, and pedagogical challenges to tertiary-level teaching and learning, universities are increasingly investigating and adopting eLearning as a way to engage and motivate students. This paper reports on the first of a two-year (2009-2010) qualitative case study research project in New Zealand. A snapshot of each…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Environment, Teamwork, Cooperative Planning
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von Randow, Janet – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2010
Although international and domestic students applying to English-medium universities may well meet the minimum language entry requirement, recent research indicates that this level of language proficiency often does not provide students with the means to cope effectively with their academic studies (Barthel, 2007; Elder, 2003; Read & Hayes,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Language Learners, College Freshmen, Needs Assessment