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Alharbi, Eman S.; Smith, Andrew P. – International Education Studies, 2018
This review aims to address the major sources of stress experienced by international students, the role of individual differences, the chronology of their stress levels and wellbeing over time, and gaps in the existing literature. Two electronic databases (PubMed and Psych Info) were searched for English peer-reviewed articles using eight search…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Well Being, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Lili; Kim, Sukwoo – English Language Teaching, 2018
Through literature study of researches on critical thinking, this paper gives an analysis of the present situation and existing problems of critical thinking cultivation in Chinese college English classes, probes into the rationale for critical thinking cultivation and discusses how to cultivate students' critical thinking in Chinese college…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Barrot, Jessie S. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2018
The increasing popularity of Facebook has prompted scholars and educators to explore its potentials as a learning environment for various fields of education. Along this line, several reviews of literature have been written about the educational use of Facebook; however, none of them have focused on a specific field of interest such as language…
Descriptors: Social Media, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Shadiev, Rustam; Hwang, Wu-Yuin; Huang, Yueh-Min – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
We reviewed literature from 2007 to 2016 (March) on mobile language learning in authentic environments. We aimed to understand publications' trend, research focus, technology used, methodology, and current issues. Our results showed that there was increasing trend in the publications. Students' perceptions towards mobile learning technologies and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Student Attitudes
Moore, Paul J.; Harrington, Michael – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2016
Policy-makers and practitioners in Australian higher education increasingly view English language proficiency (ELP) as a tripartite construct consisting of English proficiency for academic study, interpersonal communication, and more recently, the workplace. This paper examines this assumption and identifies the significant implications it has for…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, Foreign Countries
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Boettger, Ryan K. – Across the Disciplines, 2016
Understanding the linguistic and rhetorical patterns of an academic discipline strengthens students' abilities to write in professional settings. Data-driven learning and corpus-linguistic methods can increase this understanding and should be considered valuable contributors to any writing curriculum. In this paper, I present a case history on…
Descriptors: Editing, Technical Writing, Writing Instruction, Case Studies
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Ajideh, Parviz; Farrokhi, Farahman; Nourdad, Nava – World Journal of Education, 2012
Dynamic assessment as a complementary approach to traditional static assessment emphasizes the learning process and accounts for the amount and nature of examiner investment. The present qualitative study analyzed interactions for 270 reading test items which were recorded and tape scripted. The reading ability of 9 EFL participants at three…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Learning Processes, Evaluation Methods