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Selthofer, Josipa – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The aim of the research is to analyse and compare visual identity elements of Croatian academic Websites with ones of European countries using Hofstede's model of cultural dimensions. The purpose of the research is to point to the influence a culture has on the design of Websites. Method: Graphical elements of university home pages…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Design, Colleges
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Ryshina-Pankova, Marianna – Language Learning & Technology, 2018
With a shift toward understanding the goals of foreign language learning as development of intercultural communicative competence (ICC; Thorne, 2010), telecollaborative interaction with geographically distant partners has been seen both as a pedagogical tool that can play a significant role in promoting intercultural negotiation abilities and…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Communicative Competence (Languages), German, Second Language Learning
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Frischemeier, Daniel; Biehler, Rolf – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2018
Group comparisons offer students opportunities to reason about many fundamental statistical concepts like center, variation, or distribution. When doing such activities using large, real datasets, technology becomes an essential tool for exploring the data. With its large variety of features and its user-friendly handling, TinkerPlots™--as a…
Descriptors: Graphs, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Helker, Kerstin; Wosnitza, Marold; Mansfield, Caroline; Eugster, Balthasar – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
University teachers work in a highly complex environment, meeting the multiple and sometimes competing demands of striving for high quality teaching and research. While a growing body of research focuses on the relevance of schoolteachers' sense of responsibility and its outcomes for teaching and student learning, teacher responsibility has been…
Descriptors: Teacher Responsibility, College Faculty, Teacher Effectiveness, Measures (Individuals)
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Reuker, Sabine – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The study addresses professional vision, including the abilities of selective attention and knowledge-based reasoning. This article focuses on the latter ability. Groups with different sport-specific and pedagogical expertise (n = 60) were compared according to their observation and interpretation of sport activities in a four-field design. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Logical Thinking, Expertise, Comparative Analysis
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Schlösser, Hans Jürgen; Schuhen, Michael; Schürkmann, Susanne – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
Germany's economic order is labelled "Social Market Economy" in order to indicate that the economic system has both an economic and a social dimension. Its purpose is to reconcile efficiency goals and social responsibility. The concept of the Social Market Economy is based on central values such as freedom or justice. Under the label…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries, Efficiency, Social Responsibility
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Semmler, Luzie; Pietzner, Verena – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017
Creativity has become an increasingly important competence in today's rapidly changing times, especially for school graduates who strive for pursuing a technical or scientific career. But creativity has not been integrated in the lessons or curricula of STEM subjects. To successfully integrate it in the classroom, it is important to investigate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, STEM Education, Preservice Teachers
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Wu, Rui – European Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Socialization has become a common discourse to view doctoral students' development in long-term academic training. Using this concept and the four-stage model by Stein and Weidman, the research examines the academic socialization of 53 Chinese doctoral students in Germany selected from 8 universities across 7 federal states. A combination of…
Descriptors: Socialization, Graduate Students, Asians, Foreign Students
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Boser, Julia; Scherer, Sonja; Kuchta, Kathrin; Wenzel, S. Franziska C.; Horz, Holger – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2017
To improve teaching in higher education, teachers in psychology are encouraged to use evidence-based teaching, that is, to apply empirical findings regarding learning and teaching, when designing learning opportunities. This report illustrates the combination of evidence-based teaching and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Evidence Based Practice
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Finkbeiner, Claudia; Schluer, Jennifer – Language Awareness, 2017
This paper contains a collaborative video-based approach to foster prospective teachers' diagnostic skills with respect to pupils' L2 reading processes. Together with a peer, the prospective teachers watched, systematically selected, analysed and commented on clips from a comprehensive video corpus on L2 reading strategies. In order to assist the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Skills, Second Language Learning, Metalinguistics
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Rott, Benjamin; Leuders, Timo – Mathematical Thinking and Learning: An International Journal, 2016
Personal epistemological beliefs are considered to play an important role for processes of learning and teaching. However, research on personal epistemology is confronted with theoretical issues as there is conflicting evidence regarding the structure, stability, and context-dependence of epistemological beliefs. We give evidence how theoretical…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Knowledge Level, Teacher Education Programs, Qualitative Research
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Royo-Vela, Marcelo; Hünermund, Ute – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2016
A context of increased competition between higher education institutions (HEIs) for attracting potential national and international students has led universities to implement marketing communication strategies. Those strategies which are used to some extent include, among others, interactive inbound marketing. The purpose of the present…
Descriptors: Marketing, Semi Structured Interviews, Graduate Students, Decision Making
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Lee, Roh Pin – International Journal of Science Education, 2016
Misconceptions and biases in energy perception could influence people's support for developments integral to the success of restructuring a nation's energy system. Science education, in equipping young adults with the cognitive skills and knowledge necessary to navigate in the confusing energy environment, could play a key role in paving the way…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Science Instruction, Energy, Foreign Countries
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 13th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2016), October 28-30, 2016, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by the University of Mannheim, Germany, and endorsed by the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Technological Advancement
Carlsen, A.; Holmberg, C.; Neghina, C.; Owusu-Boampong, A. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2016
Distance education in higher education is a fast-growing and widespread phenomenon. As many adults are unable to participate in on-campus education, distance education offers flexible learning paths that greatly enhance accessibility to higher education. Exploring distance education's potential to increase the participation of adult learners in…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Adult Students, Access to Education, Higher Education
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