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Kalas, Pam; Raisinghani, Latika – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Teaching and learning of many undergraduate science courses often remains confined within the boundaries of classrooms rendering learning of these subjects irrelevant and detached from students' lived experiences. Community-based experiential learning (CBEL) is one way to address this issue. This paper reports the development and implementation of…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Experiential Learning
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Corcoran, Lynn; Exner-Cortens, Deinera; Wells, Lana – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Advancing Healthy and Socially Just Schools and Communities is a four-course graduate certificate program collaboratively developed by an interdisciplinary team comprised of faculty from the fields of Social Work and Education at a Canadian university. The aim of this program is to facilitate systems-level change through enhancing the knowledge…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Interdisciplinary Approach, Child Health, Violence
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Smith, Erika E.; Kanuka, Heather – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This research provides an analysis of disciplines and disciplinary differences regarding the pedagogical value and content of post-graduate teaching certificates in higher education. Findings and recommendations are based upon a survey (N = 450) of department heads and doctoral students at Canadian research-focused universities. Participants were…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Higher Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teaching Methods
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Weston, Cynthia; Ferris, Jennie; Finkelstein, Adam – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
While educational development has long been aligned with organizational development in the literature (Berquist & Phillips, 1975; Gaffe, 1975), in practice this link has faded with time. Schroeder (2011) has recently asserted that given the broad-based changes in teaching and learning that are taking place at universities, it is important that…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Organizational Development, Educational Development, Teaching Methods
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Maciejewski, Wes – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
How a student conceives the nature of a subject they study affects the approach they take to that study and ultimately their learning outcome. This conception is shaped by prior experience with the subject and has a lasting impact on the student's learning. For subsequent education to be effective, an instructor must link the current topic to the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Undergraduate Students, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation
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Rizzo, Kelly; Bajovic, Mira – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
In this paper, we explored how well prepared pre-service teacher candidates are to develop moral literacy. With the mandate in Ontario schools to deliver character education, we were intrigued by the question: How well prepared are teacher candidates to deliver on this requirement based on preservice preparation and the realities of classroom…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Preservice Teachers, Values Education, Foreign Countries
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Gebre, Engida; Saroyan, Alenoush; Aulls, Mark W. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2015
This paper examined professors' conceptions of effective teaching in the context of a course they were teaching in active learning classrooms and how the conceptions related to the perceived role and use of computers in their teaching. We interviewed 13 professors who were teaching in active learning classrooms in winter 2011 in a large research…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Instructional Effectiveness, Teacher Effectiveness
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Sharpe, Erin K. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2015
This paper considers education abroad (EA) and its relationship to global citizenship and colonialism by describing and analyzing the agitated interactions of one EA course through a post-colonial lens. Rather than claim the EA experience as emancipatory or colonialist, the paper illustrates the ways that colonialist tendencies can manifest in…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Study Abroad, Western Civilization, Tourism
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Patel, Fay; Lynch, Hayley – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
The notion of internationalization in higher education is understood as the recruitment of international students, marketing of academic programs and courses, and teaching English as a Second Language to student cohorts from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Various models of internationalization (Knight, 2004, 2006; Leask, 2009; Pimpa, 2009;…
Descriptors: International Education, Global Approach, Higher Education, Learning Experience
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Webb, Andrea S.; Wong, Tracy J.; Hubball, Harry T. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
Research-intensive universities around the world are increasingly drawing upon leading practitioners in professional fields as adjunct faculty to deliver high quality student learning experiences in diverse undergraduate and graduate program contexts. To support effective professional development in these contexts, many universities have developed…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Willox, Ashlee Cunsolo; Harper, Sherilee L.; Bridger, Dawson; Morton, Stephanie; Orbach, Ariella; Sarapura, Silvia – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2010
Metaphors are pervasive and accessible thinking and learning machines that have the ability to disrupt and transform our patterns of thought. While much has been written about metaphor as a pedagogical tool, the potential learning opportunity that arises when students co-create metaphor within the classroom as a way to make sense and meaning of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Figurative Language, Teaching Methods, Reflection
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Wood, Shaunda L. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2010
Many Canadian Educational Psychology classes currently emphasize and model constructivist teaching practices in addition to integrating the notion of connectivity and Web 2.0 into educational theory. This study examines "Moodle" as a technological tool to further enhance participation and performance in addition to the regularly used…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Higher Education, Educational Psychology, Teaching Methods
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Zhou, George; Xu, Judy – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2007
Gender differences have attracted attention in today's educational research and practice. Very few studies, however, explore the gender differences in the use of technology in higher education. The authors conducted a study on technology adoption at a large Canadian university. One of its purposes was to inform our understanding of how gender…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Technology, Gender Differences, Males
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Kozanitis, Anastassis; Desbiens, Jean-Francois; Chouinard, Roch – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2007
The present study was conducted to determine the effects of students' perception of both teacher support and students' reaction to questioning on the instrumental help-seeking strategy used by students. The researchers also examined the relationships between these three variables and the motivational components of achievement goal theory. A…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Structural Equation Models, Teacher Response, Self Efficacy
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Jones, Jeela – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2007
This qualitative research study explored the experiences of students who had attended a co operative (co-op) education program, with a focus on what makes the experience meaningful to them. Utilizing a basic interpretive research design, students who graduated from a co-op program were interviewed using an open-ended interview protocol. Both male…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Education, Research Design, Qualitative Research