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Fan, Yanan – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
How do teacher candidates develop their knowledge in second language literacy to support their students in a Professional Development School (PDS)? This article reports preliminary findings of a qualitative study that investigates the learning process of single-subject credential candidates in a pilot urban PDS site where they co-taught and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Immigrants, Adolescents, Urban Schools
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Hussein, Hinda – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of the study reported in this paper was to examine the effects of reflective journals on students' learning, how they foster students' growth mindset, and the students' own perceptions of the journaling process. To this end, 15 students enrolled in an introduction to nutrition course participated in writing reflective journals about…
Descriptors: Reflection, Journal Writing, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Kim, Eun Gyong (E.G.); Yoon, Jeong-Ro – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine how Korean science and engineering students view English-medium instruction (EMI) and Korean-medium instruction (KMI). The participants were 174 undergraduate students enrolled in EMI and KMI classes offered by the same instructor at a Korean science and engineering school. Interviews and questionnaire…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering Education, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Wang, Yuping; Qi, Grace Yue – Language Learning & Technology, 2018
In the last five years or so, research has extensively explored the benefits and problems of flipped classrooms in helping improve the student learning experience. However, little attention has been given to the kinds of support that students would need in the process of mastering learning outside class. To address this gap in research and…
Descriptors: Mastery Learning, Second Language Learning, Chinese, Foreign Countries
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Zhu, Qiyun; Carless, David – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Peer feedback carries a number of potential benefits to students, yet how they learn in the process remains under-researched. Building on ideas of feedback as dialogue, this study aims to unpack the respective perceptions of the provider and the receiver of peer feedback in relation to the benefits and challenges of dialogue about academic…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Windle, Joel Austin; Muniz, Kassandra – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2018
This paper reflects on racial identification in Brazil, considering how concepts of race travel internationally and are transformed locally. In light of the silencing of issues of race in Brazilian public education, we analyse the experiences of student teachers of colour participating in a professional development project coordinated by the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Minority Group Teachers, Qualitative Research
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Li, Xiangdong – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
With increasing arguments and evidence suggesting its benefits, First Language (L1) use (including translation exercise) is experiencing a resurrection in Second Language or Foreign Language (SL/FL) classrooms. One form of L1 use is composing comparable and parallel texts, which can be an important pedagogical resource but which has received…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Reaction, Comparative Analysis, Questionnaires
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Nuske, Kyle – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2018
World Englishes has become a robust field of inquiry as scholars pursue more nuanced understandings of linguistic localization and multilinguals' negotiations of language differences. Yet research demonstrates that teachers and learners of English as a foreign language continue, albeit in a partially conflicted way, to believe that prestigious…
Descriptors: Language Variation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Alzahrani, Maha Abdulwahed – English Language Teaching, 2018
This qualitative study examines the experience of Saudi students in the process of learning English while studying in an anglophone country. Through the lens of progressive educational theory and passive learning style, specific factors such as the students' linguistic background and their current experience were explored. This study sought to…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Arabs
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Varghese, Manka M.; Snyder, Rachel – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2018
Drawing on the concept of figured worlds, we examined how four preservice teachers in a monoglossically oriented teacher preparation program developed their professional identities and sense of agency as dual language teachers. Figured worlds are socially constructed and culturally recognized realms with a story line and actors who also actively…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Language Teachers, Immigrants, Civil Rights
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Soler, Josep; Björkman, Beyza; Kuteeva, Maria – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2018
As universities seek to become more international, their need to engage with a wider range of languages, particularly English, seems more prominent. At the same time, universities are also regarded by many stakeholders as key institutions to preserve a given national language and culture. This apparent tension makes universities a fruitful ground…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Language of Instruction, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Lin, Grace Hui Chin; Larke, Patricia J.; Jarvie, Douglas S.; Chien, Paul Shih Chieh – English Language Teaching, 2018
Anxiety (e.g., Dallos, 1976, 2006; Krashen, 2003, 2016) sometimes might be unavoidable in the learning process, because the cognitive and intellectual systems are usually connected with emotional factors. This empirical study was conducted in an English majors' advanced-level writing course to explore relevant explanations about why Taiwanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Majors (Students), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Chen, Yingling – English Language Teaching, 2018
Student ratings of instruction can be a valuable indicator of teaching because the quality measurement of instruction identifies areas where improvement is needed. Student ratings of instruction are expected to evaluate and enhance the teaching strategies. Evaluation of teaching effectiveness has been officially implemented in Taiwanese higher…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Jin, Li – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018
Different from the traditional term language input, affordance, an ecological term, has been deployed to analyze the perceived opportunities for second language (L2) learning an environment provides to L2 learners. L2 learning occurs only when the semiotic resources in the environment resonate with the learner's capacities such as their abilities,…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Learning, Educational Environment, Linguistic Input
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Alsamadani, Hashem A. – International Education Studies, 2018
The current research study investigates the effectiveness of online blogging for students' individual and group writing skills. The participants were divided into individual learners and group learners. They produced pre-writing and post-writing samples through blogging practices. The study conducted lasted for 14 weeks so that blogging could be…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Instructional Effectiveness, English (Second Language)
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