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Miner, Steven; Stefaniak, Jill E. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to compare instructors and students perceptions regarding the use of video during instruction. Background research exploring student opinions regarding their "perceived gains" in learning may identify learning behaviors that could be exploited by those providing instruction to increase student learning. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Video Technology
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Tadesse, Tefera; Manathynga, Catherine E.; Gillies, Robyn M. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
Current approaches for assessing the quality of teaching and learning in higher education focus solely on compliance and accountability, and use quantitative measures that serve as indicators of institutional effectiveness and efficiency, yet whether such approaches have linked to instructional activities or students learning in universities are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness
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Kamphorst, Jan Cornelis – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
Today, multidisciplinary cooperation is an important objective of higher vocational education in Europe as well as other countries. The aim of this study was to explore how, and to what extent, fourth year bachelor students from different domains cooperate in multidisciplinary teams at two research centers. Data for 71 students were collected with…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Undergraduate Students, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes
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Kehoe, Thomas; Schofield, Penelope; Branigan, Elizabeth; Wilmore, Michael – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
This paper describes a professional development (PD) program for academics at an Australian university designed to model good blended curriculum design and effective use of contemporary learning technologies. It evaluates a case study from the pilot of this program involving a postgraduate psychology course to illustrate one of the most…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Barriers, Case Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Wong, Caroline; Delante, Nimrod Lawsin; Wang, Pengji – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2017
This study examines the effectiveness of Post-Entry English Language Assessment (PELA) as a predictor of international business students' English writing performance and academic performance. An intervention involving the implementation of contextualised English writing workshops was embedded in a specific business subject targeted at students who…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Writing Achievement, Writing Workshops, English (Second Language)
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Williams, Brett; Beovich, Bronwyn – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2017
Background: The use of casual staff within the university undergraduate educational setting is a widespread phenomenon worldwide. However a lack of understanding exists regarding experiences of recruitment, support, professional development and other perceived professional needs in this area. Although previous studies of the experience of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Part Time Faculty, Undergraduate Study, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Drescher, Talya – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2017
Two studies aimed to document the process of preparing for and teaching collaborative education courses and to determine students' perception of collaboration and inclusion as a result of taking the course. Two sessions of collaborative teaching run by different professor dyads were studied over two 10-week quarters at a large public university.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration, Disabilities
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Grabowsky, Gail L.; Hargis, Jace; Davidson, Janet; Paynter, Allison; Suh, Junghwa; Wright, Claire – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2017
Experiential learning (EL) can offer a high impact educational opportunity that benefits students from diverse backgrounds, creating an inclusive learning environment. Barriers to the generalization of EL can include a lack of institutional support, risk avoidance, time, and faculty instructional ability. As well EL require additional efforts from…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Quasiexperimental Design, Qualitative Research, Learner Engagement
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Jenkins, Louise E.; Crawford, Renee – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
The nature of tertiary teaching is metamorphosing at a pace consistent with the expectations and requirements of an innovative society. This is due to more accessible advanced technology, the targeted use of online learning, student expectations for a flexible learning environment and the pressures of faculty budgets. As a result, more innovative…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Music Education, Music Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Hesterman, Sandra – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
An emerging challenge for the Australian higher education sector is the delivery of authentic eLearning to support the collaborative construction of knowledge through the provision of real-life tasks in an online environment. This paper describes research conducted in a fourth-year university course where students from across the nation were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, College Students, Group Activities
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Douglas, Tracy; Salter, Susan; Iglesias, Miguel; Dowlman, Michele; Eri, Raj – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine the current perspectives of feedback from first and second year undergraduate students enrolled in blended units of study which incorporated both face-to-face and online components. Students enrolled in a unit of study taught by the School of Health Sciences at the University of Tasmania were surveyed to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Online Courses
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Wiles, Janine L.; Allen, Ruth E. S.; Butler, Rachael – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
This paper adds to the nascent literature on teaching research methods and what students learn from courses and assessment. Postgraduate students are often confronted with large amounts of reading, and the content of material can be intimidating. Convincing them also to engage critically with readings is even more difficult. We report on a…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking, Writing Skills
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Dune, Tinashe; Bidewell, John; Firdaus, Rubab; Kirwan, Morwenna – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
Bringing popular culture to tertiary education can potentially increase student engagement with learning tasks and content, especially when the learning task has students producing the content. Using a single-group intervention plus post-test design, this study implemented and evaluated a purposely developed learning and teaching innovation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Medical Students, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Kelton, Maryanne; Kingsmill, Verity – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
Increasingly universities aim to provide students with opportunities to graduate with skills ready to perform in the workplace. However, workplace-based opportunities for students enrolled in foreign policy subjects are more limited due to the diplomatic and sensitive political nature of the professional work. Thus there exists a need for higher…
Descriptors: Simulation, Teaching Methods, Foreign Policy, Skill Development
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Walker-Gibbs, Bernadette; Paatsch, Louise; Moles, Janet; Yim, Bonnie; Redpath, Terri – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2016
This paper explores the results of a survey that was conducted with 277 pre-service teachers studying at two regional university campuses in Victoria, Australia in 2014. Data showed that participants expressed high level of satisfaction with the quality of their undergraduate courses in education including the flexible teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Multicampus Colleges, Educational Attitudes
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