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Gómez Jiménez, María Catalina; Gutiérrez, Claudia Patricia – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2019
This paper describes the process English as a foreign language university students and their teacher underwent when engaging in critical literacy practices. Interviews, focus groups, questionnaires, students' artifacts, and the teacher's journal were used to collect data in this study. Findings suggest that when students engage in critical…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Samperio, Nahum – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2019
This study tries to identify the possible differences in the types of strategies and their frequency of use in low and high achievers of English in a language centre in a university in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Data were collected using a mixed-methods research methodology. The sample consists of 27 students with a high score and 30 with a…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, High Achievement, Low Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Bartram, Christopher J.; Rabinowitz, Erik – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2019
Literature on best practices for reporting incidents in college and university outdoor programming is limited. This study explored benchmarking standards for incident reporting in college outdoor programs. The researchers accomplished this by examining how outdoor program directors record incidents and near misses, constraints to recording,…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Best Practices, Benchmarking, College Students
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Alrob, Marwan M. A. Abu; Asad, Nizar A. A.; Daqar, Mohannad A. M. Abu – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
We examine the computer-based exams system at Arab American University-Palestine in terms of teacher and student attitudes as well as the quality of the test items. A three-pronged approach to data collection was used. First, we elicited answers to questionnaires from 704 faculty and student respondents. Second, we conducted eight individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, Educational Technology, College Students
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Cuellar, Marcela G. – American Journal of Education, 2019
A substantial proportion of Latina/o college students enroll at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and emerging HSIs. Utilizing data from the University of California, Los Angeles Cooperative Institutional Research Program, this study quantitatively examines the choice process of Latina/os enrolled at 4-year HSIs, emerging HSIs, and non-HSIs.…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Racial Composition, College Choice
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Caz, Çagdas; Çoban, Oktay; Yildirim, Mehmet – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The present study aims to measure levels of test anxiety among students studying at different departments at School of Physical Education and Sports. The population of the study consists of 780 students studying at different departments at School of Physical Education and Sports at Yozgat Bozok University during 2018-2019 academic year. The sample…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Anxiety, College Students, Physical Education
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Zhao, Fang – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This study investigates the effectiveness of Quizizz on enhancing students' learning experiences in an accounting classroom. Quizizz is an educational app that enables students to participate in fun multiplayer class activities. After doing in-class exercises using Quizizz, students report that this app brings positive impact on their learning…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, College Students, Educational Games
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Coymak, Ahmet – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2019
There is a growing interest in the use of computer-based learning environments to enhance learning in higher education, but the implications of this on the improvement of metacognition in higher education have yet to be adequately explored. In the current study, 175 students who enrolled in an introductory psychology course were randomly assigned…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Metacognition
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Tosuncuoglu, Irfan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Competence in intercultural communication requires an understanding of both the L1 and L2 cultures, and many now believe that language learning is, in many respects, cultural learning. The relationship between language and culture, as well as the role of cultural competence in communicative competence has come increasingly under the microscope and…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lindvig, Katrine; Lyall, Catherine; Meagher, Laura R. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The literature on interdisciplinary higher education is influenced by two overall trends: one looks at the institutional level of specially designed interdisciplinary institutions, while the other assesses individual interdisciplinary educational activities. Much less attention is given to the processes of creating interdisciplinary education…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Nowinski, Witold; Haddoud, Mohamed Yacine; Lancaric, Drahoslav; Egerová, Dana; Czeglédi, Csilla – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper investigates whether entrepreneurial education (EE) contributes to the entrepreneurial intentions (EI) of university students in the Visegrád countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). The results show several differences with regard to the impact of education and entrepreneurial self-efficacy (ESE) on entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, College Students, Teaching Methods, Intention
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Fandos-Herrera, Carmina; Jiménez-Martínez, Julio; Orús, Carlos; Pina, José Miguel – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Debates can help students to acquire cross-curricular competencies and improve their learning. However, their use in higher education is scarce and students' acceptance is low. Considering the effectiveness of discussants in scientific conferences, this research introduces the discussant role as a teaching tool to revitalise debate in the…
Descriptors: Debate, Outcomes of Education, Student Satisfaction, Student Attitudes
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Cameron, Harriet – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study is an interpretative discourse analysis [following Gee, J. P. 2005. "An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method." 2nd ed. New York: Routledge; Gee, J. P. 2011. "How to Do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkit." London: Routledge; and Willig, C. 2008. "Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology."…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Intelligence, College Students
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Ayala-Rodríguez, Nelly; Barreto, Idaly; Rozas Ossandón, Germán; Castro, Alejandra; Moreno, Sebastián – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The new paradigms of university social responsibility (USR) conceive students as key players who express their beliefs, attitudes and opinions both in the professional training process and in their willingness to serve the community in line with the agenda of USR. This research focuses on a comparative study of the social representations that…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, College Students, Student Role, Universities
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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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