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Meluch, Andrea; Starcher, Shawn – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine whether instructor disclosures of personal communication apprehension in the public speaking classroom are beneficial to students as they manage their own nervousness related to public speaking. Participants (N = 233) in the present study included students enrolled in public speaking courses at a…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Communication (Thought Transfer), Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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Bialowas, Anne; Steimel, Sarah – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Online courses are becoming more common at institutions of higher education, yet teaching online creates many challenges, including how to foster instructor immediacy in the online learning environment. Student feedback on audio and video teaching techniques were collected in two undergraduate online classes. Students thought that using video in…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Behavior, Online Courses
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O'Hara, Laura; Lower-Hoppe, Leeann; Mulvihill, Thalia – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
In universities all over the world, academics are compelled to increase the quality and quantity of their own research while also attempting to mentor a new generation of scholars. In this work we explore literature surrounding significant issues in higher education affecting faculty mentors of graduate students who are themselves engaged in the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Graduate Students, Writing for Publication, Teacher Student Relationship
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Neville, Kathleen M.; Parker, Tara L. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This phenomenological study examined the perceptions and experiences of 22 traditional aged students when their African American faculty used "accessibility cues" in the classroom. Examples of "cues" include; encouraging students to actively participate in class, evaluate an assignment, or share personal experiences related to…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Cues, Teacher Role, Student Attitudes
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Tsou, Shih-Yun; Chen, Yingling – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2019
English has evolved into the most widely learned and internationally used language because for the increasing numbers of learners in the globalization process. With the growing demand of English education, the competencies of English teachers as Native English-Speaking Teachers (NESTs) and NonNative English-Speaking Teachers (NNESTs) have become a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Language Attitudes, Native Language
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Aliakbari, Mohammad; Hajizadeh, Anna – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
There seems to be a diversity of opinions regarding the construct-relevant definition of impoliteness. Currently, it has been defined with reference to its occurrence in specific contexts. Universities are among those places where incivility is growing rapidly. Both students' and instructors' impolite behavior have been seen as a serious problem…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Antisocial Behavior, College Students
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Helker, Kerstin; Wosnitza, Marold; Mansfield, Caroline; Eugster, Balthasar – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
University teachers work in a highly complex environment, meeting the multiple and sometimes competing demands of striving for high quality teaching and research. While a growing body of research focuses on the relevance of schoolteachers' sense of responsibility and its outcomes for teaching and student learning, teacher responsibility has been…
Descriptors: Teacher Responsibility, College Faculty, Teacher Effectiveness, Measures (Individuals)
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Abbot, Sophia; Graf, Anne Jumonville; Chatfield, Beverly – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Peer tutoring in undergraduate education can provide many benefits to students and instructors. However, the roles and responsibilities of peer tutors can be complex and varied, even within a single program. In particular, navigating between students and faculty can challenge peer tutors' sense of purpose and role clarity. In order to bring the…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Undergraduate Students, Case Studies
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Nurie, Yenus – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Supervisors' feedback can be taken as the most powerful pedagogical tool in thesis writing. However, relatively little is known about the type of information supervisors focus on and the language functions supervisors use to communicate with their students. Data collected from eight supervisors' written feedback to students' theses at Bahir Dar…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Masters Theses
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Chapman, Diane D.; Joines, Jeffrey A. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs) are used by nearly all public and private universities as one means to evaluate teaching effectiveness. A majority of these universities have transitioned from the traditional paper-based evaluations to online evaluations, resulting in a decline in overall response rates. This has led to scepticism about the…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Online Courses, Course Evaluation
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Cunningham, Summer; Bartesaghi, Mariaelena; Bowman, Jim; Bender, Jennifer – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
How does one create a class where the theoretical concepts emerge through classroom practice and engagement? This is the question that Mariaelena posed to herself when taking over the position of Director of the Interpersonal Communication course at the University of South Florida. In this essay we describe how we worked through a new way of…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Writing Processes, Theory Practice Relationship, Classroom Techniques
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Abdelmalak, Mariam Mousa Matta – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
The purpose of the current comparative multiple-case study was to understand graduate students' perceptions of the collaborative construction of course assignments. Data were gathered from the graduate student interviews, class observations, and relevant student artifacts. With this collected data, six case studies were generated. The study…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Case Studies
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Booker, Keonya – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
In this study, six African American female college students were interviewed to explore perceptions about their college learning environment and the beliefs they have about their own competence and value with regard to others in the college community. Focus group and individual interviews were conducted over the course of the academic year to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Females, Academic Persistence, Student Attitudes
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Steiner, Hillary H. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
Success in college requires the development of self-regulated learning strategies that move beyond high school skills. First-year students of all ability levels benefit when given instruction in how to use these strategies in an authentic context. This paper presents an instructional method that requires deliberate practice of self-regulated…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, College Freshmen, Teaching Methods, Assignments
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Boss, Ginny Jones; Linder, Chris – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
In this study, we explored cogenerative dialogue (cogen) as a tool for learner-centered teaching in graduate education. Cogen consists of small group dialogues among instructors and students for the purposes of improving course processes. We engaged cogen during a semester-long, graduate-level campus environments course. Using the theoretical…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, College Faculty, Power Structure, Teaching Methods
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