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Beier, Margaret E.; Kim, Michelle H.; Saterbak, Ann; Leautaud, Veronica; Bishnoi, Sandra; Gilberto, Jaqueline M. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
Can engaging college students in client-centered projects in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) coursework increase interest in STEM professions? The current study explored the effectiveness of project-based learning (PjBL) courses on student attitudes, major choice, and career aspirations in STEM. Framed in expectancy-value…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, STEM Education, Active Learning
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Kassem, Hassan M. – English Language Teaching, 2019
This study explored the relative effect of student- and teacher-centered instruction on EFL freshmen's affect (anxiety, motivation, attitude, autonomy, self-efficacy and beliefs about English and its learning) and achievement. Two classes of English department freshmen at Shaqra University, KSA participated in the study. Students in the two…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Conventional Instruction, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
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Smith-Peavler, Emily; Gardner, Grant E.; Otter, Ryan – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2019
Visual representations of physical and natural phenomena are important components of the teaching and learning of biology. In current undergraduate biology classrooms, visual representations are most often provided to students on PowerPoint slides. This study focuses on the use of, and perceptions about, PowerPoint in undergraduate introductory…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Computer Software, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
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Janebi Enayat, Mostafa; Haghighatpasand, Mohsen – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
Although adventure video games have been identified as effective tools for education, few studies have examined the usefulness of such games for language learning. The present classroom-based investigation, therefore, examined the possibility of exploiting commercial adventure video games for improving vocabulary recall of second language learners…
Descriptors: Video Games, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Harahap, Fauziyah; Nasution, Nanda Eska Anugrah; Manurung, Binari – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The purpose of this research was to know the effect of blended learning strategy on learning achievement and science process skills of students in plant tissue culture course in the Universitas Negeri Medan. The research method was quasi experiment. The population of this study was all semester VIII students of biology education program. The study…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Supriyadi, Tedi; Julia, J. – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
To improve the skill in reading the Quran correctly, students need to be given skills in learning to read the Quran quickly and effectively so that they can know the Arabic alphabet well, pronounce it correctly, understand the elocution of reading, and understand its meaning well. The action research report presented in this journal article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Muslims, Religious Education
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Girgin, Ufuk – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
This empirical study investigates the effectiveness of using corpus-based activities on 70 Turkish upper-intermediate level teacher candidates' learning of 40 phrasal-prepositional verbs, verb + particle + preposition combinations. The purpose of the study is to determine whether six-hour instruction via corpus-based activities is effective with…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Computational Linguistics, Teaching Methods, Figurative Language
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Inan, Nihan Kutahnecioglu; Balakrishnan, Kavitha; Refeque, Muhammed – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Flipped learning is considered as an active and constructivist teaching and learning approach to enhance the learning experience of both students and teachers. This research, conducted within the framework proposed by Jonathan Bergmann, explores the students' as well as teachers' perception of flipped learning. The study uses both quantitative and…
Descriptors: Homework, Video Technology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Wiest, Lynda R.; Brock, Cynthia H.; Morton, Constance M.; Colbert, Monica N.; Linton, Ryan J.; Herrera, Brittany – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
One important area of development for educators at all levels is teaching students from diverse backgrounds, which includes attention to the important role of social class. In this reflective essay, two teacher educators and four students (two graduate, two undergraduate) examine the aspects of a course on social class and schooling that they…
Descriptors: Social Class, Student Diversity, College Students, College Faculty
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Rollinde, E. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
The Human Orrery is a representation of the Solar System at a human scale, on which positions of planets over time are symbolized by different discs. Learners can then walk along the orbits of the planets with the right pace. This pedagogical tool uses the principles of enacted cognition to promote a better understanding of the scientific laws of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Learning Motivation
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Das, Saswati; Nandi, Kajal; Baruah, Priyanki; Sarkar, Sajib K.; Goswami, Binita; Koner, Bidhan C. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
Team based learning (TBL) is a time tested teaching-learning (T-L) tool involving collaborative learning but has hardly been tested for teaching clinical biochemistry to undergraduate medical students. The present study was designed to (a) compare problem solving skills of first year MBBS students after attending a TBL session on 'organ function…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Biochemistry, Science Instruction, College Science
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Yang, Yu-Fen; Harn, Ruey-Fen; Hwang, Gwo-Haur – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
Many students who study English as a foreign language (EFL) have difficulty transferring linguistic features between languages while writing. This study aims to investigate how college students improve their EFL writing with text revisions by using a bilingual concordancer (Chinese and English). A sample of 32 college students consented to…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Indexes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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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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Micari, Marina; Pazos, Pilar – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This study examines academic outcomes for university students engaged in a supplemental peer learning program in a selective institution. Using a matched sample of 1266 students, half enrolled in the supplemental program and half not enrolled, we find that participating students on average earned higher grades in linked courses. Using a subsample…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Selective Admission, Grades (Scholastic), Chemistry
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Junus, Kasiyah; Suhartanto, Heru; R-Suradijono, Sri Hartati; Santoso, Harry Budi; Sadita, Lia – Journal of Educators Online, 2019
An online discussion forum has the potential to facilitate collaborative learning that improves students' critical thinking. To explain the collaborative online learning experience, the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model has been proposed by a group of researchers. The model captures an in-depth and meaningful collaborative online learning process…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking
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