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Hawe, E.; Lightfoot, U.; Dixon, H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
In this paper, we explore first-year undergraduate students' experiences and perceptions regarding the use of exemplars, with reference to the development of student self-regulation. The study was carried out at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand where the second author was a lecturer. This author used exemplars with two classes of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Metacognition
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Fyall, Glenn; Metzler, Michael W. – Physical Educator, 2019
In 1999, the New Zealand government released a new Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum that reflected a fundamental shift from the traditional and dominant skill mastery approach. The "new" HPE curriculum was based on humanistic principles and supported by constructivist notions of teaching and learning, within a critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Curriculum
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Godbold, Rosemary; Lees, Amanda; Reay, Stephen – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
Student-led design projects undertaken within healthcare settings raise considerable ethical challenges, primarily resulting from collaboration with service users. This article emerged out of the experiences of design from a New Zealand university undertaking real world projects in acute health care contexts. A human-centred approach to design is…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Design, Ethics, Health Services
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O'Sullivan, Nan – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
This research parallels Tongan academic Hufanga 'Okusitino Mahina's assertions in the 1994 Contemporary Pacific article Our Sea of Islands, that 'People are thought to walk forward into the past and walk backward into the future, both taking place in the present, where the past and the future are constantly mediated in the ever-transforming…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Pacific Islanders, Futures (of Society), Sustainability
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Jolley, Alison; Hampton, Samuel J.; Brogt, Erik; Kennedy, Ben M.; Fraser, Lyndon; Knox, Angus – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
This study compares the field experience and development of sense of place (in this case, human attributed meanings and attachments to the field area) in geoscience students on three separate course sections of a six-day introductory geological mapping field trip. Students stayed in a small farm station within their 4 km[superscript 2] field area,…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Science Instruction, Geology, Maps
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Moskal, Adon Christian Michael; Wass, Rob – Computer Science Education, 2019
Background and Context: Encouraging undergraduate programming students to think more about their software development processes is challenging. Most programming courses focus on coding skill development and mastering programming language features; subsequently software development processes (e.g. planning, code commenting, and error debugging) are…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Undergraduate Students, Programming, Programming Languages
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Li, Liang; Franken, Margaret; Wu, Shaoqun – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Lexical bundles, recurrent multiword combinations in a register, are extremely common and important discourse building blocks in academic writing. An increasing number of studies have investigated lexical bundles in academic writing in recent years, but few studies have explored L2 learners' interpretations of their own bundle production,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Doctoral Programs, Phrase Structure
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Daniel, Ryan; Parkes, Kelly A. – Music Education Research, 2019
One of the key goals within the global higher education sector is to continue to improve current practice in learning and teaching. Associated with this push is accountability or compliance, in terms of institutional leaders and teaching staff being able to evidence the ways in which student learning outcomes are achieved. A current area of focus…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Higher Education, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Narayan, Vickel; Herrington, Jan; Cochrane, Thom – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Mobile and social media over the last decade has created significant shifts in society: how we communicate and collaborate, and in learning and teaching. This paper discusses a study that investigated how mobile social media tools and affordances could be harnessed to facilitate a student-determined learning experience (heutagogy). A design-based…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Social Media, Student Centered Learning
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Rata, Elizabeth – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
A theoretical model called 'Curriculum Design Coherence' (CDC) is described and justified. The model's purpose is to assist teachers in the compulsory and higher education sectors to design courses that can accommodate the complex and interdependent relationship between concepts and content and between knowledge and skills. Its intended usefulness…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Instructional Design
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Bruce, Judy; North, Chris; FitzPatrick, Jessica – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
Global citizenship (GC) is becoming increasingly significant as a desirable graduate attribute in the context of increasing globalisation and cultural diversity. However, both the means and ends of GC education are influenced by a divergent range of conceptualizations. The aim of this research project was to investigate preservice teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Cultural Pluralism
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Wongsothorn, Achara; Yordchim, Suwaree; Thitivesa, Duangkamol; Pongsurapipa, Siriporn – LEARN Journal: Language Education and Acquisition Research Network, 2019
"Innovative use of English language teaching as an international language in graduate studies in Thai universities" is a mixed method proactive and responsive action research study exploring learning management in teaching English as an International Language (EIL). The research has 3 objectives: (1) to study the opinions on the use of…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Graduate Study, Universities, Educational Media
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Iswandari, Yuseva Ariyani; Paradita, Lanoke Intan – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2019
We are very honored to have this great opportunity to interview Professor Paul Nation for the TEFLIN Journal's themed issue on Extensive Reading. Professor Paul Nation is an Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His special interests…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Reading Research, Reading Processes