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Olpak, Yusuf Ziya; Ates, Huseyin – Science Education International, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine pre-service science teachers' perceptions toward additional instructional strategies in biology laboratory applications in the scope of blended learning. This study used a mixed-methods sequential explanatory design model and was conducted with 69 students who study in their 2nd year in the department of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Biology, Science Instruction
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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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Nafissi, Zohreh; Rezaeipanah, Fariba; Monsefi, Roya – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
Iran's education system is exam-based and to gain admission to universities at undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels, candidates have to sit a competitive examination. For this reason, developing an EAP course which prepares the candidates for these examinations is of crucial importance. The present study attempted to develop an EAP…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Pretests Posttests, Needs Assessment, Student Evaluation
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Gökçe, Semirhan; Yenmez, Arzu Aydogan; Özpinar, Ilknur – International Education Studies, 2017
Recent developments in technology have changed the learner's profile and the learning outcomes. Today, with the emergence of higher-order thinking skills and computer literacy skills, teaching through traditional methods is likely to fail to achieve the learning outcomes. That is why; teachers and teacher candidates are expected to have computer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Mathematics Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Haddow, Gaby; Mamtora, Jayshree – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
In the last decade Australian academic libraries have increasingly aligned their research support services with assessment criteria used in the national research evaluation exercise (Excellence for Research in Australia). The same period has seen growing interest in research impact outside of traditional measures, such as bibliometrics. Social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Research Projects, Research Tools
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Becker, Annette L. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore experiences of personal transformation and development of self-authorship in registered nurses (RNs) who recently completed an RN to bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program. A content analysis was performed on the qualitative data obtained from semistructured interviews with 14 RNs. Experiences of…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Nurses, Graduates, Self Concept
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Günter, Tugçe; Akkuzu, Nalan; Alpat, Senol – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2017
Background: This study uses problem-based learning (PBL) to ensure that students comprehend the significance of green chemistry better by experiencing the stages of identifying the problem, developing hypotheses, and providing solutions within the problem-solving process. Purpose: The aim of this study is to research the effect of PBL implemented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Science Education, Environmental Education
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Yavuz, Aysun; Höl, Devrim – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the attributions of Turkish EFL learners on success and failure in learning English as a foreign language with different variables such as gender and level of English proficiency. To investigate the attributions of the participants and gather the relevant data, a questionnaire including 38 items and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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Chung, Pansy; Yeh, Ron Chuen; Chen, Yi-Cheng – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2016
In order to respond to the ever-changing global economic environment, the technological and vocational education system in Taiwan needs to be dramatically reformed to the changing needs of the domestic industrial structure. Integrating practical talents with practical industrial experiences and competences can help avoid discrepancy and close the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Learning Strategies, Vocational Education, Technology Education
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Moncada Linares, Sthephanny; Díaz Romero, Andrea Carolina – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
As a result of the rapid development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the growing interest in Internet-based tools for language classroom, it has become a pressing need for educators to locate, evaluate and select the most appropriate language-learning digital resources that foster more communicative and meaningful learning…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Communicative Competence (Languages), Web Sites, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Boshrabadi, Abbas Mehrabi; Sarabi, Sepideh Bataghva – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2016
Purpose: Research has shown that the discursive patterns students use in their email interactions with their teachers are not linguistically and socio-culturally appropriate. Accordingly, the purpose of this paper is to try to explore how socio-cultural conventions influence the Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' choices of…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Teacher Student Relationship, College Students, College Faculty
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Saka, Mehpare; Bayram, Hale; Kabapinar, Filiz – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The concept of self-efficacy, which is an important variable in the teaching process, and how it reflects on teaching have recently been the focus of attention. Therefore, this study deals with the relationship between the science-teaching self-efficacy beliefs of prospective science teachers and their teaching practices. It was conducted with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Xu, Lan; Wannaruk, Anchalee – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2016
Speech acts are the major concern of interlanguage pragmatists. The present study aimed to 1) examine the reliability and validity of an interlanguage pragmatic (ILP) competence test on speech acts in a Chinese EFL context, and 2) investigate EFL learners' variations of ILP competence by language proficiency. Altogether 390 students participated…
Descriptors: Interlanguage, Semi Structured Interviews, Speech Acts, Content Analysis
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Leijen, Äli; Sööt, Anu – Research in Dance Education, 2016
This article discusses the results of a study that investigated the use of different procedures to support the reflection processes of university-level dance students. As a procedure of unguided reflection, the students were asked to write a free-form essay and, as a form of guided reflection, a semi-structured interview and written reflection…
Descriptors: Dance Education, College Students, Preservice Teachers, Reflection
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