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Cachero-Gonzalez, Maria Luz; Medina-Rivilla, Antonio; Dominguez-Garrido, Maria Concepcion; Medina-Dominguez, Maria – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to discover students' perceptions from the School of Education about the use of the learning platform to improve educational process in distance higher education. To this end, a descriptive study with a mixed approach (quantitative and qualitative) has been applied according to the objectives of the study. An ad-hoc…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Distance Education, Higher Education
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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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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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Sato, Masatoshi; Loewen, Shawn – ELT Journal, 2019
Instructed second-language acquisition (ISLA) research endeavours to make positive changes in pedagogical practices. In this regard, there is a recent debate concerning whether teachers are (or should be) willing to engage with research. To investigate the research-pedagogy link, the current case study conducted interviews with 12 EFL teachers in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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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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Snyder, Stephen J.; Edwards, Laura C.; Sanders, Andrea L. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2019
An adaptation of Halpern's (1998) model of critical thinking (CT) was implemented for seven semesters of data collection involving 904 students in 44 classes. A pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design was utilized for evaluating student growth in CT. The model comprised the development of higher education students' CT skills and dispositions by…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Higher Education, College Students, Teaching Methods
Champlin, Matthew C. – Online Submission, 2019
This IPP combines a literature review and a materials development project. The literature review outlines and supports the approach taken throughout the curriculum and the materials that were developed. First, it lays out the nature of Turkish universities' ELPPs [English Language Preparatory Programs]; then, it deals with the basic philosophy of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Curriculum
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Pastore, Serafina; Manuti, Amelia; Scardigno, Fausta; Curci, Antonella; Pentassuglia, Monica – Quality in Higher Education, 2019
This article focuses on the role of student feedback in the process of higher education quality assurance. The most recent reforms of the educational systems encourage teachers to enlarge their educational paradigm by experimenting with assessment practices that would go behind accountability and be more responsive to students' learning needs. In…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Educational Quality
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Tarun, Ivy M. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2019
Aim/Purpose: There is a huge array of educational technology tools that are now in use today. These tools have changed the way teachers teach and the way students learn. Among the many educational technology tools that are gaining popularity are the online collaboration tools. Online collaboration tools are web-based tools that allow individuals…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration
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Zvarych, Iryna; Kalaur, Svitlana M.; Prymachenko, Nataliya M.; Romashchenko, Inna V.; Romanyshyna, Oksana Ia. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study has experimentally tested how the introduction of simulations, adapting the experience of higher educational institutions of the United States, including the elements of gamification, in the training course Professional Foreign Language stimulates the educational activity of students at higher educational institutions of Ukraine…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Educational Technology
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Cohen, Rosetta Marantz; Mule, Lucy – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2019
This article describes a co-taught course that mobilized a Design Thinking approach in the service of creating a prototype for an actual girls' boarding school in Kenya. The goal of the class was to allow students to engage collaboratively with faculty, with their peers, and with experts "on the ground" to develop the various parts of…
Descriptors: Design, Thinking Skills, Teaching Methods, Higher Education