NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Does not meet standards1
Showing 1 to 15 of 140 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Asmar, Christine – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2017
Worldwide awareness is slowly growing that Indigenous histories and perspectives are, or should be, integral to the attributes of global citizens graduating from our universities. In this context, an investigation of how Indigenous perspectives are being taught in Australian universities offered a heretofore underutilized avenue toward getting…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Indigenous Knowledge, Race, Cultural Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chick, Nancy L.; Nisselson, Rachel; Claiborne, Lily; Edmonds, Jeff; Yant, Anna Catesby; Hearn, Andrea Bradley – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
The authors discuss a scholarship of teaching and learning project conducted in three first-year writing seminars of different disciplines. The goal was to introduce students to academic inquiry, which they define as the process of critically analyzing class materials, engaging with the larger body of knowledge on a topic, using evidence to…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Criticism, Writing Workshops, Writing Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Michaelsen, Larry K.; Davidson, Neil; Major, Claire Howell – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
The authors address three questions: (1) What are the foundational practices of team-based learning (TBL)? (2) What are the fundamental principles underlying TBL's foundational practices? and (3) In what ways are TBL's foundational practices similar to and/or different from the practices employed by problem-based learning (PBL) and…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, Educational Principles, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wallace, Michael L.; Walker, Joshua D.; Braseby, Anne M.; Sweet, Michael S. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
If instructors desire students to gain a deeper understanding of the content and begin thinking like experts, then they need class time for active, collaborative learning. In the flipped classroom, primary knowledge acquisition occurs before class, which creates space for students to practice applying the information of the discipline with their…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Expertise, College Instruction, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kagan, Spencer – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
Frequent student processing of lecture content (1) clears working memory, (2) increases long-term memory storage, (3) produces retrograde memory enhancement, (4) creates episodic memories, (5) increases alertness, and (6) activates many brain structures. These outcomes increase comprehension of and memory for content. Many professors now…
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Faculty, College Students, Lecture Method
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Davidson, Neil; Major, Claire Howell – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
Since the 1960s, there has been growing and sustained interest in small-group learning approaches at the school level and in higher education. A voluminous body of literature in this area addresses theory, research, classroom practice, and faculty development. The approaches most highly represented in the literature are cooperative learning,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Based Learning, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Millis, Barbara J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
The author explores concrete ways to help students learn more and have fun doing it while they support each other's learning. The article specifically shows the relationships between cooperative learning and deep learning. Readers will become familiar with the tenets of cooperative learning and its power to enhance learning--even more so when…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Teaching Methods, College Students, Learning Strategies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Johnson, David W.; Johnson, Roger T.; Smith, Karl A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
Cooperative learning is an example of how theory validated by research may be applied to instructional practice. The major theoretical base for cooperative learning is social interdependence theory. It provides clear definitions of cooperative, competitive, and individualistic learning. Hundreds of research studies have validated its basic…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Instructional Improvement, College Instruction, Theory Practice Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jones, Elizabeth A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
Classroom experiences influence a diverse array of student outcomes, such as academic and cognitive development, interpersonal skills, and the amount of time students engage in academic activities. Collaborative learning is an important pedagogy that is particularly meaningful for graduate students, who are often adults returning to college. This…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, College Instruction, Graduate Students, Learning Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cooper, James L.; Robinson, Pamela – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2014
The authors describe several types of classroom assessment techniques (CATs) and cognitive scaffolding procedures that they have developed over the years. They then bring the procedures together in a sample lecture/group learning class presentation.
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Lecture Method
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gonzalez, Joseph J. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
The author chronicles his experiments with inquiry-based learning (IBL) as he applied lessons from the literature and assessed the results. He describes a difficult journey with the result that, with the help of the literature, supportive colleagues and patient, creative students, he learned how to design courses that invite undergraduates to…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, College Instruction, History Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Coryell, J. E. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
In the current era of global society, adults need to cultivate cognitive and affective capabilities for interacting in a wide variety of work and living situations. Studying abroad can provide unique learning opportunities toward this end. Good intentions in offering study abroad experiences do not, however, always produce the kind of learning,…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Instruction, Instructional Design, Interdisciplinary Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Atherton, M. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2013
As technology and media become more popular pedagogical tools for instructors, the discussion of using films as a way to help students understand criminological concepts is also growing. Using a conceptual framework of popular criminology, the author set out to explore the ways in which films can be incorporated into a unique course aimed at…
Descriptors: Films, Criminology, Popular Culture, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Carney, T.; Geertsema-Sligh, M.; Savage, A.; Sluis, A. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2012
The authors provide a case study of how a group of faculty members was able to initiate transformation in student learning and institutional structures at a small university in the Midwestern U.S. through the introduction of collaborative feminist organizing and pedagogy. It details faculty-led initiatives that set the stage for innovative…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Teacher Collaboration, Interdisciplinary Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Seloni, L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2012
As the number of international faculty members teaching in U.S. colleges steadily increases, greater attention needs to be given to how 21st-century college classrooms can be shaped by these multilingual teachers' linguistic and sociocultural "funds of knowledge" (Moll, 1990) and how their backgrounds can help native-speaking students to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Teachers, Native Speakers, College Faculty
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10