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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

how two projects based on indirect cultural exchanges of food, stories and performances between humanities students, cultural organisations and local residents grew out of a dinner-table conversation between friends. These projects provided both a

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Thomas J. Eveland

Armbruster, Maya Patel, Erika Johnson, and Martha Weiss discuss findings that indicate improvement in student attitudes, performance and participation, and even increased morale and enthusiasm on the part of the instructor. More than just a summary of

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Minestrone Stories

Teaching anthropology through serendipitous cultural exchanges

Regnar Kristensen

instigate another series of cultural exchanges on top of this vegetable-song-soup series of exchanges. The interviews-narrative-performance series became the second part of the Minestrone Stories. As in the former exchanges, we encouraged the students

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Shih-Hsiung Liu

performance levels and thereby determine the feasibility of the proposed teaching framework. Theoretical perspectives The need for a framework A strength of DBPL is that it provides students with opportunities to incorporate their experiential

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Barbara Robertson and Mark J. Flowers

must be verified before drawing conclusions about the impact of the aid on the student's performance. Furthermore, class sections normally tend not to be distributed by themselves. A wider cross-section of students is necessary to draw such conclusions

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Enacting inclusivity in the preparation of emerging scholars

A response to programme reform in higher education

Saran Stewart, Chayla Haynes, and Kristin Deal

programme due to the emphasis on diversity and the scholarship produced by the faculty. As I examined my writings from the last year, three themes emerged: (1) performance, (2) (re)visibility of power and privileged structures, and (3) the confluence of

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Sam Pryke

. He says that the improvement was definite: ‘Students performance in quizzes and exams were significantly improved upon the implementation of Socrative from 66.76% in 2015 to 72.4% in 2016, and from 46.48% in 2015 to 59.45% in 2016’. However, he notes

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Active learning in criminal justice

The benefits of student investigation of wrongful convictions in a higher education setting

Jill Dealey

together. For example, if teachers set an objective in which students are asked to critically analyse the performance of the criminal justice system in relation to miscarriages of justice, this will require a learning outcome to this effect and teaching

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Higher education in the paradigm of speed

Student perspectives on the risks of fast-track degree completion

Laura Louise Sarauw and Simon Ryberg Madsen

to be acting in the interests of the wider public ( Macfarlane 2017: 45 ). Macfarlane argues that students are asked to conform to a series of performance-based targets, which have become more and more detailed, leaving reduced room for professional

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

outcomes than a football career. Ghanaians both young and old alike are now not only engrossed by the performances of the players on the pitch, they are also made aware of and captivated by the considerable material wealth and glamorous lifestyles