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Mason, Andrea; Payant, Caroline – TESOL Journal, 2019
Communicative language teaching (CLT) in an English as a foreign language (EFL) context is a dynamic process involving teachers' perspectives and practices. Although CLT is a widely accepted approach to second language instruction, scholars in the field continue to have a narrow understanding of how teachers conceptualize and implement this…
Descriptors: Experienced Teachers, Communicative Competence (Languages), Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Al Yafaei, Yasir; Attamimi, Rais – English Language Teaching, 2019
The study explores the integration and implementation of the Moodle platform at the English Language Center of the Salalah College of Technology. To achieve this purpose, a qualitative, interpretive approach with a case study research design was used to collect the data and to deepen our understanding of the phenomena and how it was constructed in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Kaya, Beytullah; Inan, Ahmed Cagri – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
There are some factors affecting people's perceptions towards other countries. Information obtained from textbooks and teachers, especially during a student's primary school education, is arguably amongst the most important factors affecting these perceptions. In addition, media, social media, and family and friendship groups are also among the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Asians
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Beeson, Eric; Aideyan, Babatunde; O'Shoney, Christy; Bowes, Daniel A.; Ansell, Kerryn L.; Peterson, Holly M. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the sense of community in graduate level distance education programs. This manuscript provides the results of a descriptive analysis of the existing sense of community among students while exploring the most robust prediction model to explain the variation. This cross-sectional analysis included…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Sense of Community, Graduate Students, Educational Technology
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Gomes, A. Rui; Gonçalves, A. Manuela; Dias, Olga; Morais, Catarina – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: This study tested two hypotheses relating young athletes' sports motivations to parental behaviors and cognitive appraisal: (1) young athletes' motivation in sports is related to their parents' behavior; and (2) this relationship is mediated by cognitive appraisal, even after controlling for competitive level and sports records. Method:…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Athletics, Team Sports, Competition
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Bolger, Linda A.; Bolger, Lisa E.; O'Neill, Cian; Coughlan, Edward; Lacey, Seán; O'Brien, Wesley; Burns, Con – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between fundamental movement skills (FMS) and markers of health among a cohort of Irish primary school children. Methods: Participants (N = 296, mean age: 7.99 ± 2.02 years) were senior infant (n = 149, mean age: 6.02 ± 0.39 years) and 4th class (n = 147, mean age: 9.97 ± 0.40 years)…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Physical Activities, Physical Fitness, Correlation
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Sleasman, Brent C. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2019
This chapter provides insight into the challenges facing higher education and provides a rationale for redesign along with effective strategies and management approaches, based upon the case study experience of Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay, Ohio.
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Theological Education, Higher Education, Case Studies
Wise, Vicki L.; Davenport, Zebulun R. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
This unique book is a valuable tool for all student affairs educators. The text opens with an exploration of the history of assessment in higher education, in general, and then student affairs more specifically. Having established a historical perspective, the reader then delves into chapters that align with the Assessment, Evaluation, and…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Educational Assessment, Program Evaluation
Honigsfeld, Andrea; Dove, Maria G. – Corwin, 2019
Looking for a silver bullet to accelerate EL achievement? There is none. But this, we promise: when EL specialists and general ed teachers pool their expertise, your ELs' language development and content mastery will improve exponentially. Just ask the tens of thousands of "Collaboration and Co-Teaching" users and now, a new generation…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Collaboration, Language Teachers
Lindholm, Tuula; Myles, Johanne Mednick – TESOL Press, 2019
Teachers are cultural informants. The resources teachers use and their interactions with students convey meanings that are both linguistic and cultural. It is important for ESOL teachers to guide students toward integrated intercultural/language learning that will carry them through diverse life experiences. This book goes beyond theoretical…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication
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Kiliçkaya, Ferit – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The importance of providing pre-service and in-service teachers with sufficient training and practice in integrating technology into their classrooms has led several studies to investigate the possible effects of pre-determined training and practice provided to teachers. However, most of these studies seem to have focussed on teachers' beliefs and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods
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Goria, Cecilia; Kostantinidiss, Angelos; Kilvinski, Bryan; Dogan, Betul Eroglu – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The emergence of Web 2.0 has created diverse opportunities for continuing professional development in the area of language teaching. This article begins by presenting how the pedagogical model implemented in an online postgraduate programme integrates the Personal Learning Environment and Personal Learning Network (PLE and PLN) concept and…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Faculty Development, Web 2.0 Technologies, Online Courses
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Anderson, Kaitlin P.; Egalite, Anna J.; Mills, Jonathan N. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2019
Chronic absenteeism and truancy have been linked to a variety of undesirable outcomes for students including increased risk of dropout, lower test scores, lower educational and social engagement, juvenile delinquency, and substance abuse. One controversial response to truancy is the use of exclusionary discipline, such as out-of-school suspensions…
Descriptors: Discipline, Discipline Policy, Educational Change, Suspension
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Wilson, Margaret – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
The article analyses the impact of the neoliberal policy framework and managerialism on critical legal education in the context of Waikato Law Faculty, University of Waikato, Aotearoa New Zealand. The delivery of critical legal education challenges the ideology and implementation of current tertiary education policy and training because it is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Legal Education (Professions), Law Schools, Neoliberalism
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Nikulin, Christopher; Lopez, Gabriela; Piñonez, Eduardo; Gonzalez, Luis; Zapata, Pia – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2019
Innovation projects has established as an emerging field of research, a number of issues have emerged; among the others, measurability and predictability of product development. Moreover, whilst great relevance has been given to aspects such as innovation factors, product results, cognitive knowledge, poor attention has been given to other…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Measurement, Instructional Design
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