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Pacheco-Pereira, Camila; Senior, Anthea; Compton, Sharon; Vargas-Madriz, Luiz Francisco; Marin, Luis Fernando; Watson, Ellen – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2020
Universities around the world are increasingly moving towards blended learning models to engage their 21st century learners (Alammary et al., 2014; Brenard et al., 2014; Tandoh et al., 2014). However, students' engagement and satisfaction with blended learning in dental education remain understudied. To address this gap, this study examines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Student Satisfaction, Blended Learning
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Vargas, Hector; Sanchez Moreno, J.; Jara, Carlos A.; Candelas, F. A.; Torres, Fernando; Dormido, Sebastian – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2011
This article presents an innovative project in the context of remote experimentation applied to control engineering education. Specifically, the authors describe their experience regarding the analysis, design, development, and exploitation of web-based technologies within the scope of automatic control. This work is part of an inter-university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Internet, Distance Education
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Díaz-Vázquez, Liz M.; Montes, Barbara Casañas; Echevarría Vargas, Ileabett M.; Hernandez-Cancel, Griselle; Gonzalez, Fernando; Molina, Anna M.; Morales-Cruz, Moraima; Torres-Díaz, Carlos M.; Griebenow, Kai – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012
The integration of research and education is an essential component of our university's teaching philosophy. Recently, we made a curricular revision to facilitate such an approach in the General Chemistry Laboratory, to teach students that investigative approaches are at the core of sciences. The curriculum revision included new interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Learner Engagement
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Tartaruga, Marcus Peikriszwili; Brisswalter, Jeanick; Peyre-Tartaruga, Leonardo Alexandre; Avila, Aluisio Otavio Vargas; Alberton, Cristine Lima; Coertjens, Marcelo; Cadore, Eduardo Lusa; Tiggemann, Carlos Leandro; Silva, Eduardo Marczwski; Kruel, Luiz Fernando Martins – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2012
In this study, we analyzed the relationship between running economy (RE) and biomechanical parameters in a group running at the same relative intensity and same absolute velocity. Sixteen homogeneous male long-distance runners performed a test to determine RE at 4.4 m.s[superscript -1], corresponding to 11.1% below velocity at the ventilatory…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Males
Piper, Benjamin, Ed.; Dryden-Peterson, Sarah, Ed.; Kim, Young-Suk, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2006
This volume sheds light on contemporary theoretical work and research, on a range of national and international polices, and on education reform in developing countries. International Education has become an increasingly prominent and urgent matter in recent decades. Since the 1990 and 2000 Education for All conferences in Thailand, and Senegal,…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Developing Nations, International Education, Access to Education
Ellis, Allan, Ed.; Hall, Rik, Ed.; Li, Jeni, Ed. – 2001
NAWeb 2001, the International North America Web-Based Learning Conference, focused on innovative and practical uses of the World Wide Web in teaching and learning. This proceedings contains the following papers: (1) "Roles of Parties Involved in Distance Learning" (Ahlam Al-Bassam, Peter Neubert, Ali Al-Shammari); (2) "The World…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Design