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De Paepe, Liesbeth; Zhu, Chang; Depryck, Koen – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This study examines educators' and providers' perceptions of constraints and critical success factors of the development and implementation of online L2 learning. The focus is on Dutch L2 learning in adult education in Flanders. Semi-structured interviews with seven educators (shaping pedagogies/curricula) and six providers (organizing/offering…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Online Courses, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
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Villamizar, Andres Gabriel – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2018
Tertiary students from non-English speaking backgrounds are often required to undertake preparatory language courses. Whilst these programs help them achieve an operational level of academic English, their curricula do not explicitly promote the development of essential 21st century visual literacy skills. Understandings of visual literacy in…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lofthouse, Rachel; Thomas, Ulrike – Professional Development in Education, 2017
Teachers are often encouraged to work in partnerships to support their professional development. In this article we focus on three forms of working partnerships based in English secondary schools. Each has an intended function of developing teaching practices. The cases of mentoring, coaching and an adapted lesson study come from both initial…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Partnerships in Education, Mentors
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Haines, Karen J. – Language Learning & Technology, 2015
Keeping abreast of new technologies and the opportunities they offer is a challenge for inservice teachers (Blake, 2008; Egbert, Akasha, Huff, & Lee, 2011; Hanson-Smith, 2006; Hubbard, 2007; Robb, 2006). An important aspect of teacher learning about the use of technology is the ability to identify the affordances of new tools and how they can…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Longitudinal Studies, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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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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Sharajabian, Maryam; Hashemian, Mahmood – English Language Teaching, 2015
The present study employed a descriptive survey design to investigate L2 learners' attitudes towards language learning, and the possible effects of teachers' beliefs on learners' attitudes. Participants were chosen from among 2 groups: Twenty EFL teachers were asked to take part in this study and 80 from a pool of 213 learners at 2 language…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 11th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2014), October 25-27, 2014, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Ermenc, Klara Skubic, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2014
This volume contains papers submitted to the 12th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Sofia and Nessebar, Bulgaria, in June 2014, and papers submitted to the 2nd International Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre 'Scientific Cooperation,' Rostov-on-Don,…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Global Approach, Competence, Comparative Education
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation,"…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach
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Faez, Farahnaz; Valeo, Antonella – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2012
This study examined the teacher education of novice teachers of English to speakers of other languages (ESOL). A survey and follow-up interviews were employed to investigate novice teachers' perceptions about four aspects of their teacher preparation: (a) degree of preparedness to teach after graduating from a teaching English to speakers of other…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers
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Pokorny, Helen – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how students with workplace learning experience the process of the assessment of prior experiential learning (APEL) in higher education. Design/methodology/approach: This is an inductive and exploratory study drawing on methodology from the field of academic literacies. It addresses two questions:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, College Students, Experiential Learning
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Owens, Tessa – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2012
Developing effective teaching practices within the higher education sector is an area of growing concern. Universities within the UK are judged on their competence in this area by mechanisms such as the National Student Survey and universities are anxious to be perceived as offering good quality teaching and learning experiences. The use of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Electronic Learning, Faculty Development
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Smeds, Pia; Jeronen, Eila; Kurppa, Sirpa; Vieraankivi, Marja-Liisa – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2011
Outdoor education in rural and agricultural surroundings offers many possibilities for learning and studying different school subjects as well as teaching. This study aims to explore the development of an educational rural camp school, Eco Learn, and to investigate pupils' expectations and experiences and teachers' experiences of carrying out the…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Outdoor Education, Learning Processes, Content Analysis
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Loveless, Avril – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2011
In 2004 "Technology, Pedagogy and Education" published a review of literature which framed current understandings of pedagogy and the implications for the use of ICT in learning and teaching in formal educational settings. This article revisits the topic in the light of more recent developments in understandings of pedagogy. It offers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Computer Uses in Education
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