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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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Jafari, Esmaeil; Vajarah, Kourosh Fathi; Arefi, Mahboobeh; Rezaeizadeh, Morteza – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to validate MOOC-based curriculum in higher education in Iran. The research method is mixed and of exploratory type. Method of grounded theory is used in the qualitative section and the Validation Test Pattern among the faculties and PhD students of Tehran's Universities is considered in the quantitative part. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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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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Abayadeera, Nadana; Mihret, Dessalegn Getie; Hewa Dulige, Jayasinghe – Accounting Education, 2018
Teaching effectiveness of non-native English-speaking teachers (NNEST) in accounting, economics and finance has become a significant issue due to the increasing trend of hiring NNEST in business schools. However, the literature has focused on the English language competence of NNEST, which is only one element of the factors that influence teaching…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Anxiety, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Noughabi, Mostafa Azari – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Vocabulary as a significant component of language learning has been widely researched. As well, it is well documented that vocabulary could be learned through listening and reading. In addition, measuring productive vocabulary has been a chief concern among scholars. However, few studies have focused on meaning-focused listening input and its…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Statistical Analysis
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Bailey, Janelle M.; Lombardi, Doug; Cordova, Jacqueline R.; Sinatra, Gale M. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2017
Two motivational factors--self-efficacy and interest--may be especially relevant to deepening students' understanding of astronomy. We examined the relationship between students' self-efficacy for, interest in learning about, and changes in their knowledge of stars, as measured by the Star Properties Concept Inventory (SPCI). Approximately 700…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Self Efficacy, Science Instruction, Student Interests
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Karaferye, Figen; Agaoglu, Esmahan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study aims to analyze how the middle management at university handle with the order versus freedom dilemma--bureaucratic discipline, professional expertise; coordination, communication; managerial planning and individual initiative by giving a university case. A survey was applied on two different sample groups. 607 middle managers and…
Descriptors: Middle Management, College Administration, Discipline, Expertise
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Al-Maamari, Faisal; Al-Aamri, Kamla; Khammash, Samar; Al-Wahaibi, Munira – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2017
Existing initiatives purporting to promote teacher research are often found to be inadequate to encourage EFL teachers to engage in research due to the fact that they impose a top down, expert model approach to research engagement. This study reports on a pioneering programme at Sultan Qaboos University Language Centre in the Sultanate of Oman…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Haseki, Halil Ibrahim; Odabasi, Hatice Ferhan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate academics' lifelong learning positions and preferences. The research was designed as survey research. The participants consisted of 230 academics from Faculty of Education of Anadolu University in Turkey. Data were collected using a survey form which had items about the factors that affect lifelong…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Preferences, Teacher Surveys
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Dincer, Ali; Yesilyurt, Savas – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2017
Based on a modern motivation theory of learning, self-determination theory (SDT), this study aimed to investigate the relationships between English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' motivation to speak, autonomous regulation, autonomy support from teachers, and classroom engagement, with both quantitative and qualitative approaches. The…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Self Determination
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Kasule, George Wilson; Wesselink, Renate; Mulder, Martin – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2016
A study was conducted to determine general professional development activities perceived to be important in enhancing university teaching staff's job performance, and the extent to which teaching staff participate in these activities in Uganda. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews with faculty deans and department heads (n = 20),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, College Faculty, Faculty Development
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Shabbir, Muhammad; Khalid, M. Ibrahim; Bakhsh, Khuda; Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem; Rasool, Shafqat; Mohsin, M. Saleem – International Education Studies, 2016
The rationalization of this research was to investigate about improving professional development system through Quality Assurance Practices (QAP) in the Universities of Pakistan pertaining to the opinions of students, teachers and Directors of Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) and to differentiate the ideas of students, teachers and Directors of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Quality Assurance, Universities
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Feldman-Maggor, Yael; Rom, Amira; Tuvi-Arad, Inbal – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2016
This study examines chemistry lecturers' considerations for using open educational resources (OER) in their teaching. Recent technological developments provide innovative approaches for teaching chemistry and visualizing chemical phenomena. End users' improved ability to upload information online enables integration of various pedagogical models…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Open Education, Educational Resources
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Hurn, Karl M. – Industry and Higher Education, 2016
The aim of this paper is to provide educators and potential industrial partners with an insight into students' perceptions of working with industry during their undergraduate studies, and to highlight, through comments from academic staff, the effect on their design outcomes. The paper focuses on a collaborative design activity conducted with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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Abou-Warda, Sherein Hamed – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The overall objective of the current study is to explore how universities can better developing new educational services. The purpose of this paper is to develop framework for technology entrepreneurship education (TEPE) within universities. Design/Methodology/Approach: Qualitative and quantitative research approaches were employed. This…
Descriptors: Universities, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Technology Education
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