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Chen, David; Faichney, Jolon – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Flipped classrooms are an instructional strategy that is becoming popular in educational contexts, particularly higher education. The principle of Flipped Classroom is that events that have traditionally taken place inside the classroom now take place outside the classroom and vice versa. Various studies have reported increased student performance…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Educational Benefits
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Cooper, Trudi – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Information discernment has become a much needed twenty-first century skill and an essential outcome for university education. Technology has enabled more organisations to gain access to effective mass media to disseminate both accurate information and disinformation. As information sources have proliferated, information users are confronted by a…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Credibility, Information Sources, Mass Media Effects
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Bullen, Jonathan; Roberts, Lynne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
While more is becoming understood about the effects of Indigenous Studies health curricula on student preparedness and attitudes toward working in Indigenous health contexts, less is known about how tutors in this space interpret student experiences and contribute to the development of preparedness. Reporting on a qualitative study, this article…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Health Education, Indigenous Populations, Teaching Methods
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Lee, James F. – Hispania, 2019
The present study compared the performance of two groups of second language learners processing three linguistic structures in Spanish. The linguistic targets were passives, object pronouns in O[subscript pro]VS sentences, and gender-cued null subjects in subordinate clauses. The primary differences between the two groups were language experience…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Processing
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Das, Ashish K.; Nguyen, Quynh T.; Nguyen, An T.; Nomikoudis, Milton; Van, Dung Ha – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
Conventional, teacher-centred classroom activities are prominent in Vietnam where educators are familiar with a one-way flow of information and using limited resources for their practice, whilst a culture of creativity in the classroom is often ignored. Vietnamese educators face a huge challenge, motivating passive learners to be more creative and…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education, Learner Engagement
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Baik, Chi; Larcombe, Wendy; Brooker, Abi – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
The growing prevalence and severity of mental health difficulties across university student populations is a critical issue for universities and their wider communities. Yet little is known about student perspectives on the stressors in university environments and the steps that universities could take to better support student mental wellbeing.…
Descriptors: Well Being, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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Hyett, Nerida; Lee, Ka Man; Knevel, Ron; Fortune, Tracy; Yau, Matthew K.; Borkovic, Shinead – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
Cultural competency, in increasingly globalized and cosmopolitan societies, is key to allied health graduate employability. Internationalization at Home initiatives that use virtual technologies have potential to facilitate transformative intercultural learning experiences and build cultural competency. The purpose of this study was to trial a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Global Approach, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Yasué, Maï; Jeno, Lucas M.; Langdon, Jody L. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
We extended the research on autonomy-supportive teaching to universities and examined the relationships between autonomous motivation to teach and autonomy-supportive teaching. Autonomously motivated university instructors were more autonomy-supportive instructors. The freedom to make pedagogical decisions was negatively correlated with external…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, College Faculty, Class Size, Faculty Workload
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Ryder, Courtney; Mackean, Tamara; Ullah, Shahid; Burton, Heather; Halls, Heather; McDermott, Dennis; Edmondson, Wendy – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2019
Socially accountable health curricula, designed to decrease Aboriginal health inequities through the transformation of health professional students into culturally safe practitioners, has become a focal point for health professional programmes. Despite this inclusion in health curricula there remains the question of how to best assess students in…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Health Personnel, Indigenous Populations, Social Differences