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Eid, Fatima H. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2014
The growing interest in Human Rights Education (HRE) is linked in this paper to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC, 1989). The linkage between citizenship education and HRE is also highlighted, along with the necessary critiques of human rights pronouncements regarding the situation of HRE in Bahrain while the challenges ahead in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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Talpade, Medha; Talpade, Salil – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2014
The intent of this project was to identify and relate the values and perceptions of today's African American students to culturally relevant teaching and learning practices. The reason for relating student culture with teaching practices is to improve pedagogical processes for African American students. Culturally relevant pedagogy, according to…
Descriptors: African American Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Critical Theory
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Rhoads, C. J.; Healy, Therese – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Can instructors impact their student performance by recommending an activity just prior to taking an exam? In this study, college students were randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups (study, exercise, or meditation) or a control group. Each group was given two different types of tests; a traditional concept exam, and a non-traditional…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Information Science Education, Concept Teaching
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Ciampa, Mark – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Traditional college-level courses designed to teach computer literacy are in a state of flux. Today's students have high rates of access to computing technology and computer ownership, leading many policy decision makers to conclude that students already are computer literate and thus computer literacy courses are dinosaurs in a modern digital…
Descriptors: Correlation, Preferences, Relevance (Education), Student Attitudes