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He, Wenliang; Holton, Amanda; Gu, Hengrui; Warschauer, Mark; Farkas, George – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This study assessed the impact of flipped instruction on study effort, exam performance, motivation, and perceived class quality in two sections of an introductory chemistry course. Giving frequent assignments and quizzes provided enough incentive to ensure pre-class study compliance, and flipped instruction did not appreciably increase overall…
Descriptors: Homework, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Thibodeaux, Tilisa; Harapnuik, Dwayne; Cummings, Cynthia – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This study used grounded theory analysis to examine and analyze student perceptions of the influence of choice, ownership, and voice on learning and the learning environment in an online M. Ed. program in the southeastern region of the United States. Choice, ownership, and voice make up three of the four components of the learner-centered approach…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Constructivism (Learning), Reflection
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Ziegenfuss, Donna; Furse, Cynthia; Sykes, Eliot; Buendía, Edward – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the design and implementation of an international faculty development MOOC about flipped teaching. Qualitative and quantitative data, such as traditional MOOC analytics, interviews, and Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM) survey data, were collected as participants learned how to flip instruction. This…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Adult Education, Faculty Development
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Ocean, Mia; Thompson, Carrie; Allen, Robbie; Lyman, Keston S. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Textbook prices have increased exponentially in recent years, prompting educators to investigate the usefulness of alternative sources for course readings. This is particularly important for community college students who are more likely to be low-income and less likely to complete their educational credentials. Despite this need, there is a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Open Educational Resources, Student Attitudes
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Hill, David; Brunvan, Stein – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The use of gamified learning has increased within the educational community over the last decade in an attempt to enhance student learning in multiple ways. In particular, researchers have started to examine gamified learning and its impact on student motivation and engagement within educational settings. However, few have examined the…
Descriptors: Grade Prediction, College Students, Educational Games, Academic Achievement
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Grange, Christina; Miller, Antoinette – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This paper demonstrates how partnering with digital storytelling initiatives, like the StoryCorps project, can yield fruitful service-learning opportunities, while also supporting innovative approaches for teaching students from a range of disciplines who are enrolled in Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 1101). While various pedagogical tools for…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Psychology, Academic Achievement, Story Telling
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Awada, Ghada; Diab, Hassan B. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This article reports the results of an experimental study that investigated the effectiveness of Google Earth and Wiki tools in improving the oral presentation skills of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners and boosting their motivation for learning. The participants (n =81) are enrolled in writing classes at two English-medium…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Software, Public Speaking
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Cheney, Amy W.; Terry, Krista P. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
In this paper, it is argued that education, especially in the online learning setting, should be viewed as a complex, dynamic endeavor. Design and evaluation grounded in systems thinking principles of relationships and connectedness, as well as complexity theory concepts such as self-organization and emergence, prove valuable tools for…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Environment, Simulated Environment, Systems Approach
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Masland, Lindsay; Gizdarska, Simona – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Existing research on student acceptance of the flipped classroom in higher education is somewhat equivocal: some students appreciate the opportunities for active learning that a flipped classroom affords, whereas others expect their learning to occur via in-class lectures. The current study sought to disentangle some of these mixed results by…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Blended Learning
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Hung, Aaron Chia Yuan – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Gamification, which introduces game mechanics into a non-game setting, has been considered a potential way to improve student learning, motivation, and engagement. Empirical studies of gamification often focus on students' outcomes and/or their perceptions of the gamified system while giving less attention to the rationale behind the…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement
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Xia, Belle Selene – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Education research in computer science has emphasized the research of web-based learning environments as a result of the latest technological advancement in higher education. Our research aim is to offer new insights on the different teaching strategies in programming education both from a theoretical and empirical point of view as a response to…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Teacher Competencies, Computer Science Education, Web Based Instruction
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Jakobsen, Krisztina V.; Knetemann, Megan – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Current educational practices and cognitive-developmental theories emphasize the importance of active participation in the learning environment, and they suggest that the first, and arguably most important, step to creating a better learning environment is to make learning an active and reciprocal process. Flipped classrooms, in which students…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Homework, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Jaster, Robert W. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Each year about half a million students fail to make planned academic progress due to college algebra, hence the need for researchers to find ways of improving the quality of instruction in the course. Recent research suggests that flipping college algebra to allow time for active learning in the classroom may improve student performance. Also,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology
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Wood, Claire A.; Perlman, Daniel – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
This article reports a multifaceted course assignment involving the development of information literacy skills, speed partnering, a brief team VoiceThread presentation, and peer evaluations of the presentations. The assignment was rooted in Chickering and Gamson's (1989) highly regarded principles of good educational practice, as well as the…
Descriptors: College Students, Assignments, Information Literacy, Skill Development
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Blevins, Samantha; Brill, Jennifer – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Drawing from a design and development research approach, specifically model research, this study investigated the perspectives of higher education faculty and administrators regarding their experiences with a university-wide electronic portfolio implementation initiative. Participants in the study were fifty-two faculty and administrators at a…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes
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