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Douce, Chris – Open Learning, 2019
This paper describes an Open University eSTEeM project that gathered the experiences of computing and information technology tutors who teach an undergraduate module called "Web Technologies" with the intention of understanding more about how they and their students can be best supported. Twelve distance learning tutors were interviewed…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education
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Kent, David – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
Although studies using student response systems (SRSs) within the English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom are relatively rare, there is increasing evidence from a range of disciplines to highlight the potential behind application of these systems for student learning. Consequently, this study contributes to filling this gap by demonstrating…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ribchester, Chris; Healey, Ruth L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Universities are paying increased attention to how they might support the ethical development of their students as one of a range of graduate attributes that will enable them to negotiate increasingly complex professional, civic and personal futures. Scenario-based learning is a long-standing strategy used in ethical teaching, and this paper…
Descriptors: Ethics, Thinking Skills, Vignettes, Teaching Methods
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Hayton, John William – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article delivers an evaluation of a pedagogical intervention implemented within a first-year undergraduate university module. The intervention, termed the student-led tutorial (SLT), is based on the concept of the tutorless tutorial and presents a platform for student learning which was designed to increase active learning prior to their…
Descriptors: Tutorial Programs, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, College Freshmen
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Bachelor, Jeremy W.; Barros García, María Jesús – Online Submission, 2019
The present study sought to evaluate the pragmatic competence of heritage learners of Spanish in regard to compliment sequences and the impact that pragmatic lessons would have on these students. To this end, pre and post tests to assess pragmatic recognition in regard to Spanish compliments were designed by the researchers and completed by the…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
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Law, Kristi L.; Rowe, Jeannine M. – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2019
Self-awareness is important in social work education because it promotes knowledge, skill, and value development. However, little is written about the ways in which educators facilitate this process. A project was undertaken to design a new self-awareness assignment (SAA) and examine its value. The SAA's development, which relies on role-plays, is…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Undergraduate Students, Class Activities, Reflection
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Zapata, Gabriela C. – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2019
This article investigates the use of culture portfolios in second language Spanish university classes at an American private university as part of an innovation that incorporated an ACTFL standards-based curriculum to a basic language programme. The portfolios required students to complete different types of tasks through interactions with members…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
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Chen, Shijun; Wang, Jing – English Language Teaching, 2019
Task-based language teaching on the purpose of enhancing students' communicative skills and involving them actively in the authentic context has long been highlighted in recent years in tertiary English language teaching. This paper proposes a framework of task-based teaching approach and language assessment in intensive reading class based on the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Task Analysis
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Dallimore, Elise J.; Hertenstein, Julie H.; Platt, Marjorie B. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Classroom discussion is widely used and highly valued for actively engaging students in their own learning. A recent study has shown that cold-calling increases the number of students who participate voluntarily in class discussions and does not make them uncomfortable when doing so (Dallimore, Hertenstein, & Platt, 2013). However, there are…
Descriptors: Discussion (Teaching Technique), Gender Differences, Student Participation, College Faculty
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Christensen, Jacqueline; Harrison, Jennifer L.; Hollindale, Janice; Wood, Kayleen – Accounting Education, 2019
Accounting education has been criticised for ill-equipping graduates for professional employment, with calls for accounting students to acquire a broader range of skills. Working in teams is an important employability skill, yet students generally have negative perceptions of group work. This paper describes a different approach to group work,…
Descriptors: Accounting, Employment Potential, Skill Development, Control Groups
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Nonis, Sarath A.; Hudson, Gail I. – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
Applied research is a course that has been taught to develop and effectively assess critical thinking skills in marketing students. A modified version of the problem-solving model using explicit problem-solving processes is employed in the design of course material and delivery. Assessment data support students' ability to critically think at both…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Problem Solving
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Williams, Ryan J.; Chergosky, Anthony J. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
This article describes various iterations of a Supreme Court simulation that we developed for undergraduate political science classes. We address when simulations should be used to introduce a topic to students, and when simulations should be used to develop students' understanding of a topic after introducing it. In the simulations, we played the…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Simulation, Political Science, Teaching Methods
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Djumingin, Sulastriningsih; Weda, Sukardi; Juanda – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2019
Anxiety in the classroom presentation has a debilitating effect on students' success in learning a foreign language (FL) or a second language (L2). This article aimed at investigating students' Anxiety in classroom presentation in Teaching-Learning Interaction of English as a Foreign Language for Students of Indonesian Study Program in general at…
Descriptors: Anxiety, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tanewong, Sukanya – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
This study investigated the impact of metacognitive pedagogical sequence on development of less-proficient Thai EFL listeners' L2 listening metacognition and listening comprehension achievement over a semester. Sixty-four university students who were enrolled in a listening course participated in a quasi-experimental study. Both the intervention…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Listening Skills
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Stejskalová, Irena; Komárková, Lenka; Bednárová, Martina; Štrach, Pavel – Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, 2019
This research paper examines a new teaching method consisting of a real-life case study that is used in accountancy and its introduction at two universities. The research was conducted at universities that specialise in preparing students to become managers. The main focus of the study is to examine the different ways that students might accept…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Accounting
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