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George-Williams, Stephen R.; Ziebell, Angela L.; Kitson, Russell R. A.; Coppo, Paolo; Thompson, Christopher D.; Overton, Tina L. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2018
The aims of teaching laboratories is an important and ever-evolving topic of discussion amongst teaching staff at teaching institutions. It is often assumed that both teaching staff and students are implicitly aware of these aims, although this is rarely tested or measured. This assumption can lead to mismatched beliefs between students and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Teaching Assistants
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Xue, Gong; Lingling, Liu – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This paper first based on the theory of cooperative learning research. It analyses the characteristics and advantages of cooperative learning under the multimedia network environment. And then take China Three Gorges University and Taiwan I-Shou University English major students for example, using questionnaires and interviews to investigate the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Cognitive Style, Feedback (Response)
Atmaca, Çagla – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to find out and compare the perspectives of pre-service and in-service English teachers about the role of an English teachers. The study adopted a qualitative research design and a written interview protocol (WIP) was used to gather data. 292 pre-service teachers receiving education in English Language Teaching (ELT) Department at…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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De Vincenzi, Ariana; Garau, Andrea; Guaglianone, Ariadna – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Faced with the rapid pace of knowledge expansion, higher education institutions are challenged to raise the efficacy of student education, overcoming the traditionally rigid teaching-centred approach, and shifting the focus instead towards learning, while preparing competent professionals who are able to self-manage knowledge. This paper outlines…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Standards, Higher Education
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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2018
This qualitative study examines how 50 professors employed at open access, broad access, or regionally based institutions view their students and the ways in which these views influence their teaching practices. Analysis found that participants fell into one of two categories: (a) those following a nuanced understanding of the prestige model,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Yükselir, Ceyhun – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study aims to express the international students' and academics' views about the conditions that affect academic achievement and progress of international students at a Turkish university from a qualitative research paradigm. The participants were 15 international students (10 males and 5 females) and 8 academics from different disciplines in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Turkish, Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning
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Demir, Yusuf – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This meta-summary set out to provide an overarching comprehension of the metaphorical conceptualizations with regard to Turkish EFL teachers' roles. Following the searches in a large number of international and national databases, and the setting of specific criteria for inclusion, eight research papers remained for investigation. The data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Figurative Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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LeLoup, Jean W.; Schmidt-Rinehart, Barbara C. – Hispania, 2018
This current study reports the findings of sociolinguistic research investigating the place of the "voseo" in the Spanish language curriculum in the United States. The study describes the results of questionnaire responses from 177 US Spanish teachers and survey responses from 560 US college students of Spanish. Both instruments sought…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Questionnaires
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Bell, Heather; Bell, Robin – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article details an approach to teaching entrepreneurship to Higher National Diploma (HND) students that combines lecture-based and experiential learning processes to increase student learning, comprehension, and entrepreneurial skills. A UK university redesigned an entrepreneurship course to have students design and implement business plans…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Entrepreneurship, Lecture Method, Experiential Learning
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Lim, Jae Hoon; Interiano, Claudia G.; Nowell, Caroline E.; Tkacik, Peter T.; Dahlberg, Jerry L. – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
In this interpretative phenomenological study, the implicit cultural values and expectations embedded in faculty/staff's perceptions and how they functioned as a hidden curriculum against student veterans' smooth transition into higher education were analyzed based on in-depth interviews with 20 student veterans and 9 faculty/staff members. By…
Descriptors: Veterans, Barriers, Nontraditional Students, Phenomenology
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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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Nguyen, Huu Cuong; Ta, Thi Thu Hien – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
This study investigates the viewpoints of higher education managers, staff, lecturers and students on the impacts of accreditation in institutional quality management. These views are explored via a case study approach involving semi-structured interviews with key stakeholders at a leading university in Vietnam. The study's results suggest that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Foreign Countries, Semi Structured Interviews
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Leslie, Heather; Abu-Rahma, Ali; Jaleel, Bushra – International Journal of Educational Management, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the merger of two distinct higher education institutions. The change process was studied from the perspective of multiple stakeholders, and its major outcomes were evaluated in terms of various dimensions of success. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a qualitative research design. For the…
Descriptors: Universities, Organizational Change, Resistance to Change, Qualitative Research
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White, Adam J.; Magrath, Rory; Thomas, Bryan – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
Research exploring the educational experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) students and staff members has traditionally been characterised by homophobia, hostility, victimisation and marginalisation. Recent research has evidenced a shift in the experiences of LGB young people, to somewhat more accepting and positive narratives, including…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Homosexuality, Masculinity, Qualitative Research
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Akbel, Burcu Avci – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Flipped learning is based on more effective use of the time spent with the instructor in the classroom. This study is aimed at identifying students' and instructors' opinions on the use of flipped learning model in cello education in Turkish music. This is the first study whereby flipped learning model has ever been used in Turkish Music education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments, Homework, Video Technology
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