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Fondo, Marta; Jacobetty, Pedro; Erdocia, Iker –, 2018
Videoconferences are a perfect scenario for autonomous Foreign Language (FL) and intercultural speaking practices. However, it is also a threatening context as learners communicate in an FL, often with a stranger and about personal information and experiences. That may lead to increase Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA) among participants, affecting…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Nisiforou, Efi; Parmaxi, Antigoni –, 2016
Language researchers have identified a number of elements related to language performance. One of these factors is individual attributes of the language learners or their cognitive ability. In the fall semester 2015, 18 undergraduates of Greek for academic purposes language course of a public university in Cyprus participated in the study. This…
Descriptors: Language Skills, Cognitive Ability, Undergraduate Students, Greek
Brown, Leni; O'Keeffe, Lisa – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2016
Numeracy Skills testing was brought to the forefront following the Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers report in 2015. The announcement was met with much concern by many pre-service teachers (PSTs). Given the body of research associated with mathematics anxiety and assessment, which suggests that students' self-efficacy and confidence in their…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Tests, Success
Mittelmeier, Jenna; Tempelaar, Dirk; Rienties, Bart; Nguyen, Quan – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
In this empirical study, we investigate the role of national cultural dimensions as distal antecedents of the use intensity of e-tutorials, which constitute the digital component within a blended learning course. Profiting from the context of a dispositional learning analytics application, we investigate cognitive processing strategies and…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Statistical Analysis, Correlation, Foreign Countries
Özeke, Vildan; Akçapina, Gökhan – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
There are many computer games, learning environments, online tutoring systems or computerized tools which keeps the track of the user while learning or engaging in the activities. This paper presents results from an exploratory study and aims to group students regarding their behavior data while solving the Einstein's riddle. 45 undergraduate…
Descriptors: Puzzles, Educational Games, Humor, Foreign Countries
Horikoshi, Izumi; Noguchi, Masato; Tamura, Yasuhisa – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
In this paper, the authors attempted to evaluate design of leaning units with use of Learning Analytics technique on page flip information. Traditional formative assessment has been carried out by giving assignments and evaluating their results. However, the information that teacher can get from the evaluation is limited and coarse-grained. The…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Data, Data Analysis, Learning Processes
Shokri, Azam; Dafoulas, Georgios – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Recent advances in Information Technology (IT) and the advent of Web 2.0 created the path for education to ascertain its potential from this phenomenon. The role of e-learning has transformed completely as Web 2.0 technologies enabled the creation of learning content that is no longer based on textbooks and learning guides, but on manageable,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Media, Social Networks
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Pennaforte, Antoine – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
On the basis of the role and the social exchange theories, this research investigated the direct and indirect antecedents of three dimensions of team performance (proficiency, adaptivity, proactivity) developed through cooperative education. The theoretical model examined how proactive socialization behaviors led to team socialization and team…
Descriptors: Socialization, Teamwork, Behavior Patterns, Cooperative Education
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Alfaifi, Mousa S. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
This study aimed to determine the level of self-directed learning readiness (SDLR) among undergraduate students at Saudi Electronic University in Saudi Arabia. Also, investigated were potential relationships between the level of self-directed learning readiness and selected demographic variables such as gender and specific college within the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Readiness, Undergraduate Students, Correlation
Suphi, Nilgün; Yaratan, Hüseyin – Online Submission, 2016
In this study the effect of Discovery Learning and course evaluation based on Bloom's Taxonomy on the academic success of undergraduate students in Northern Cyprus was investigated. One demographic questionnaire was distributed to 829 students and two questionnaires were distributed to these students' instructors in order to collect information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Discovery Learning, Course Evaluation
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Vaughan, Ashley Kathryn; Cunningham, Reanne – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Service-learning practices vary drastically across programs, courses, and locations with little consideration for these variations in the research. This study serves as an introduction to a research agenda exploring the components of service-learning practices--particularly those "best practices" recommended with little or no basis in…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Best Practices
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Dorime-Williams, Marjorie L.; Giani, Matt – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Participation rates in postsecondary education vary greatly by race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status (SES). In addition to issues of access, there are also problems with retention and persistence across higher education; improving retention and degree attainment for students continues to be an issue for higher education professionals.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Participation, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
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Cakir, Murat Perit; Cakir, Nur; Ayaz, Hasan; Lee, Frank J. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
In this study we examined the effectiveness of a mobile game called MathDash for improving computational fluency as compared to a conventional drill and practice approach with computerized multiple-choice test items. An optical brain imaging method called functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIR) was utilized to assess changes in neural…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Multiple Choice Tests, Mathematics Tests, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Kim, Kyung­-Sun; Sin, Sei­-Ching Joanna – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2015
Introduction: Social media are increasingly popular and emerging as important information sources. The study investigates how users' sex and problem-solving style affect their use and evaluation of social media in two contexts. Method: A Web survey including the problem solving inventory (problem solving inventory) was used to collect data. Over…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Information Seeking, Access to Information, Gender Differences
Lee, Chien-Sing; Wong, Kuok-Shoong Daniel – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
Scaffolding is crucial as transfer of learning does not occur naturally and teaching-learning strategies found to be effective for experts may not be suitably adopted as is for novice learners. Furthermore, opportunities are often "found" or "made." The quality of solutions, however, is mediated by different conceptualizations…
Descriptors: Design, Case Studies, Metacognition, STEM Education
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