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Morrison, Bruce; Evans, Stephen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
One way that universities assess teaching effectiveness is by eliciting student feedback. However, what standards do students themselves use to judge whether a lecturer is a 'good' teacher? As part of a study carried out at a Hong Kong university, students were interviewed about their first-year learning experience and asked what they felt…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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Pitiporntapin, Sasithep; Yutakom, Naruemon; Sadler, Troy D. – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2016
In educational reform, teaching through socio-scientific issues (SSIs) is considered the best way to promote scientific literacy for citizenship as the goal of science teaching. To bring SSIs into the science classroom, Thai pre-service science teachers (PSTs) are expected to understand the concept of SSI-based teaching and to use it effectively…
Descriptors: Science Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Science and Society
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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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Merç, Ali – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate the student teachers' use of technology in their classrooms during practice teaching experience. To this end, a questionnaire was given to 86 student teachers completing their teaching practicum at Anadolu University English Language Teaching Program. Semi-structured interviews were also conducted with…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Classroom Techniques, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Yang, Ju Yin; Che, Pei-Chun – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
This paper investigates college students' English language learning through use of Dr. Eye Android handheld mobile Internet device (MID). Compared to related studies, students' English learning using MIDs has not been evaluated and fully understood in the field of higher education. Quantitatively, the researchers used TOEIC pretest and posttest to…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Improvement, English Language Learners, Electronic Learning
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Jõgi, Larissa; Karu, Katrin; Krabi, Kristiina – International Review of Education, 2015
The development visions of universities, the growing heterogeneity of learners at all levels and changes in higher education are increasing expectations of academics' professionalism and their teaching practices. Learning experiences and teaching practices at university influence further choices and support continuing lifelong learning of…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Context Effect, Universities, Learning Experience
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Uztosun, Mehmet Sercan; Troudi, Salah – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
This study seeks to understand lecturers' views about the effectiveness of curriculum change procedures taking place in 2006 at the English language teacher education departments of Turkish universities. The study collected both quantitative and qualitative data through an open-ended questionnaire completed by 27 lecturers working at fifteen…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Curriculum Development, Teacher Attitudes
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Goodwin, A. Lin; Smith, Laura; Souto-Manning, Mariana; Cheruvu, Ranita; Tan, Mei Ying; Reed, Rebecca; Taveras, Lauren – Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Commonsense reasoning says that quality teacher education relies on quality teacher educators. Yet, there is minimal attention to what teacher educators should know and be able to do. Unquestionably, teacher educators cannot teach what they do not know; but what "should" they know, and should they be prepared? This study of 293 teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Educator Education, Educational Practices, Teacher Competencies
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Chauraya, Efiritha – Perspectives in Education, 2014
This article explores concerns about gender inequality in Zimbabwean state universities. The researcher's interest arose from the realisation of persistent gender inequalities despite initiatives to close gender gaps. Of particular concern is the conceptualization and operationalisation of gender equality in institutions. Focusing only on the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Inclusion, Universities, Sex Fairness
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Abukari, Abdulai – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2014
This paper presents findings of a research project that aimed to critically examine the pedagogical beliefs of work-based learning teachers, and their potential implication on practice and expectations of learners and employers. Based on an online tool, qualitative and quantitative (descriptive) data were generated from a purposive sample of some…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Teacher Attitudes, Research Projects, Qualitative Research