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Gorecek Baybars, Meryem; Kucukozer, Huseyin – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The object of this study is to determine the conceptual understanding that prospective Science teachers have relating "de Broglie: Matter waves" and to investigate the effect of the instruction performed, on the conceptual understanding. This study was performed at a state university located in the western part of Turkey, with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Physics, Scientific Concepts
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Said, Alison – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2018
The purpose of this study is to develop a deeper understanding of the teaching qualities of effective lecturers that vocational students desire, students assessment preferences and preferred learning environments. This study gives a voice to higher vocational students as it is important for vocational educators to learn what attracts students to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Vocational Education, Preferences
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Brown, Ken; Lally, Vic – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
Some students perceive that online assessment does not provide for a true reflection of their work effort. This article reports on a collaborative international project between two higher education institutions with the aim of researching issues relating to engineering student perceptions with respect to online assessment of mathematics. It…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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O'Connor, Sinéad – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
Internationalisation of higher education in Ireland has been identified as a pathway to economic recovery through encouraging student mobility and attracting highly skilled human capital. International students constitute one element of recent Irish immigration trends, presenting new challenges for a society in which diversity is a relatively…
Descriptors: International Education, Human Capital, Social Capital, Foreign Countries
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Golightly, Aubrey – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2018
Problem-based learning can be implemented in South African geography teacher education to foster geography students' self-directed learning skills. The purpose of this longitudinal case study was to determine B.Ed. geography students' (n = 45) perceptions of their self-directedness in learning in integrated problem-based learning experiences over…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Integrated Activities, Influences
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Brown, Samuel D.; Hallam, Pamela R.; Tang, Huili – Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
This study explored the modern environment in Chinese higher education and trust development with faculty and students within the Chinese educational setting. Qualitative methods were used to conduct semi-structured interviews at two large universities in China. Findings showed that Chinese faculty members viewed trust with their students in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Trust (Psychology)
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Lai, Kwok-Wing; Smith, Lee A. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
In 2013, we undertook research in a New Zealand University to gain insights into students' understandings of informal learning, its connection to formal learning and how they engaged in informal learning using digital and mobile technologies. A total of 765 students (postgraduate, undergraduate and first-year students) completed a questionnaire.…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Case Studies
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Irvine, Jeff – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2017
This study examined a linkage program between a secondary school and a community college in Ontario, Canada. The study sought to identify (a) appropriate success criteria to evaluate a high school-community college program and (b) the attributes that promote or ensure a program's sustainability. Though initially successful, the investigated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College School Cooperation, High Schools, Community Colleges
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Adanali, Rukiye; Alim, Mete – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the usability of Problem-Based Learning model supported by Instructional Geocaching Game (PBL-IGG). The study was conducted in Turkey, in 2015-2016 spring term with 19 geography teacher candidates who chosen by convenience sampling method. In this study, within Educational Geocaching Game (IGG) which is…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Problem Based Learning, Environmental Education
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LeGary, Robert A., Jr. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2017
This exploratory case study examined the reports by advanced undergraduate students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) of perceived social supports that buffer college-related stress and facilitate academic success. The sample for this study was comprised of 10 advanced undergraduate students who self-identified as having ASD. These participants…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Support Groups, Undergraduate Students
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Lin, Chih-Chung; Liu, Gi-Zen; Wang, Tzong-I – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Many non-native English speaking (NNES) graduates are required to write academic papers in English; consequently, recent research in the past decade has been devoted to investigating the usefulness of genre-based Writing Instructions (GBWI) on learners' writing cultivation. There is little specific guidance, however, on how GBWI can be employed in…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Graduate Students
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Beres, Jacqueline L.; Dixon, Jess C. – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2016
Although previous studies have offered empirical and anecdotal support for academic mentoring, there are still considerable gaps in understanding the specific actions or components that are present in these relationships. Research has shown that academic faculty mentors provide all of Kram's (1988) mentoring functions to their graduate student…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Mentors, Friendship
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Hülsmann, Thomas; Shabalala, Lindiwe – Distance Education, 2016
The principal contradiction of online distance education is the disparity that exists between economies of scale and the new interactive capabilities of digital technologies. This is particularly felt where mega-universities in developing countries seek to make better use of these affordances while at the same time protecting their economies of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Distance Education, Curriculum Design
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Seker, Burcu Sezginsoy – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Digital stories are useful tools for combining technology with education, in terms of the preparation stage, practicality, availability and usability as an evaluation instrument. In this study, digital stories created in a social studies teaching class were evaluated and the opinions of primary school teacher candidates were obtained concerning…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Dan, Nguyen Linh; Mino, Takashi – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Since 2000, and especially during the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD 2005-2014), many universities have begun offering educational programmes on sustainability. Over this span, the level and type of diversity among students have only increased. This begs the question: How does university student diversity…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Sustainability, Student Surveys, College Students
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