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Rovio-Johansson, Airi – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
The purpose of this phenomenographic study is to examine students' knowledge progression in a three-year Bachelor program in Business Administration. Theoretical sampling was used to select nine students from a group of 200 university students admitted to the program. The students were interviewed on three occasions: Year 1, after their Management…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainability, Accounting, Longitudinal Studies
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Burns, Heather – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
Educators are increasingly aware of the importance of sustainability and the need to educate for sustainable change within higher education. This article addresses the growing need to focus on how teaching and learning can be re-oriented towards sustainability, and more specifically how educators can effectively address increasingly well-known…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Course Descriptions, Sociocultural Patterns, Educational Change
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Pretorius, Lynette; Bailey, Carolyn; Miles, Maureen – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
Midwifery educators have to provide students with stimulating curricula that teach academic and vocational content, as well as transferable skills. The Research Skills Development (RSD) framework provides a conceptual model that allows educators to explicitly scaffold the development of their students' research skills. This paper aims to…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Obstetrics, Undergraduate Students, Research Skills
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Roessingh, Hetty; Chambers, Wendy – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2011
In this article, we advance a model of project-based learning (PJBL) offering eight guiding principles to support a pragmatic and principled approach to teacher preparation at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We provide a template for structuring PJBL, and we include illustrative exemplars that demonstrate that the ideological mid-ground can…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Projects, Active Learning, Teaching Methods
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Tyler, Kenneth; Love, Keisha; Brown, Carrie; Roan-Belle, Clarissa; Thomas, Deneia; Garriott, Patton O. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2010
This study examined relationships between home-based communal activities and beliefs and student reports of various achievement correlates with 290 black and white undergraduates. MANOVA procedures examined differences in self-esteem, self-efficacy, identified motivation, motivation to know, and amotivation and scores on Home Communalism Measure…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Motivation, Racial Differences, Academic Achievement