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Enabling and Engaging Students through Open Learning Workshops

HETL Note:  In this academic article, Dr Zoë Griffiths, Ulla Eriksson, and Michael Strandell discuss how they designed an international training workshop with the aim of improving the chemical analysis capabilities in certain Asian developing countries. The authors explain how active and open learning strategies and techniques were used to e...

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The Evolution of PhD Education in Spain: A Chronological Review of Supra-national and National Actions

HETL Note:  In this academic article, author Dr. Rocío Aliaga-Isla discusses how doctoral education in Spain has changed over the past, especially since Spain's inclusion into the European Union. The author conducted an extensive review of Spain's PhD education policies over the years and frames her analysis through the lens of institutiona...

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Using Self-Managed Work Teams to Combat Social Loafing and Increase Faculty Engagement in Assurance of Learning Processes

HETL Note: In this academic article, authors Drs. André L. Honorée, Tará Burnthorne Lopez, and Harold E. Davis, discuss the how universities and colleges can increase quality assurance of learning processes and how to increase engage of faculty in this effort, which is especially important for accreditation purposes. More specifically, the ...

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Restructuring Colleges in Higher Education around Learning

HETL Note: In this academic article, authors Drs. Bruce K. Blaylock, Tal Zarankin, and Dale A. Henderson, discuss the limitations and challenges of the traditional structure of higher education - they call this model of higher education the factory model. The authors propose a new structure for higher education institutions that center on lea...

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