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Osmanoglu, Aslihan; Dincer, Emrah Oguzhan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate prospective secondary mathematics teachers' perceptions on and adaptation of student-centred approach to teaching. The study was conducted with 58 prospective secondary mathematics teachers who were the graduates from mathematics departments from different universities' Science and Literature faculties.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Leiber, Theodor; Prades, Anna; Alvarez del Castillo, Maripaz – European Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The article reports on a case study of impact evaluation of external quality assurance, i.e. programme accreditation, which was carried out by the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency at Autonomous University of Barcelona in the form of a methodological before-after comparison. The impact evaluation exhibits a marked stability of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Program Evaluation, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Quality
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Dede, Hulya; Yilmaz, Zeynel Abidin; Ilhan, Nail – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
One of the factors influencing teachers' and pre-service teachers' self-efficacy beliefs is the use of innovations and research in education (scientific articles, thesis, and new teaching materials). This study aims to examine to what extent pre-service science teachers follow the innovations in the field of education and use these innovations in…
Descriptors: Investigations, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Guapacha Chamorro, Maria Eugenia; Benavidez Paz, Luis Humberto – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2017
This paper reports an action-research study on language learning strategies in tertiary education at a Colombian university. The study aimed at improving the English language performance and language learning strategies use of 33 first-year pre-service language teachers by combining elements from two models: the cognitive academic language…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Grammar, Vocabulary Development
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Sharma, Himanshu; Pillai, Sunil Prakash – Journal of International Education in Business, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of the constructs--utilitarian, hedonic and social value on the perceptions of the full-time instructors related to their social media technology (SMT) management for learning and teaching practices at workplace. Design/methodology/approach: A survey is used to gather the data from 180…
Descriptors: Social Media, Technology Integration, Performance Factors, Technology Uses in Education
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Paju, Birgit; Räty, Lauri; Pirttimaa, Raija; Kontu, Elina – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Recent studies have suggested that the professional training received by general educators does not adequately prepare them to properly implement inclusion-based practices. The idea of inclusion in practice has not significantly changed the situation of teaching pupils with special educational needs (SENs) in mainstream classes. This study's…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Needs
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Can, Sendil; Kaymakci, Güliz – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The purpose of the current study employing the survey method is to determine the pre-service science teachers' perceptions of the principles of scientific research and to investigate the effects of gender, grade level and the state of following scientific publications on their perceptions. The sampling of the current research is comprised of 125…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Scientific Research
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Lee, Jang Ho – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2016
The non-native English-speaking teachers' (NNESTs) beliefs about the monolingual approach have not been sufficiently studied in the teaching of English as a foreign language (EFL). In examining the NNESTs' beliefs about that issue, the present study adapts Guy Cook's recent framework, according to which the monolingual approach is based upon four…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Boon, Helen J.; Maxwell, Bruce – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
This paper provides a snapshot of the current approach to ethics education in accredited Australian pre-service teacher programs. Methods included a manual calendar search of ethics related subjects required in teacher programs using a sample of 24 Australian universities and a survey of 26 university representatives. Findings show a paucity of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Ethical Instruction, Incidence, Foreign Countries
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Esene, Robert A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study investigated the strategies and tools for effective teaching of Entrepreneurship Development Education to OTM students of Polytechnics in Delta State. The design of the study was survey. Research question was raised for the study. An instrument which consisted of 70 items was distributed to 30 respondents in the areas covered in the…
Descriptors: Management Development, Comparative Analysis, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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De Coursey, Christina; Dandashly, Nadine – English Language Teaching, 2015
This study reports on the introduction of email feedback, in a private university in Lebanon with marked generational differences and a traditional instructor culture focused on grammar correction. The instructor profile showed insufficient ELT training and a disjuncture between those with low and those with long service. Instructors were trained,…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries, Electronic Mail
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Tawalbeh, Tha'er Issa; AlAsmari, AbdulRahman Awad – Higher Education Studies, 2015
The present paper aims to examine the instructors' perceptions of learner-centered instruction and possible barriers to implementing this instructional method in teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at the university level in the Saudi Arabian context. To do this, four questions were posed. The first question investigates instructors'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Student Centered Curriculum
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Aiyegbayo, Olaojo – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
This paper evaluated how academics, at a mid-sized UK university, used their iPads for teaching. The data were gathered using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Eighty-four academics completed a survey while 22 semi-structured interviews were conducted. Eleven interviewees reported that they used their iPads for teaching purposes and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Faculty
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Helm, Francesca – Language Learning & Technology, 2015
Telecollaboration is an area of CALL research and practice which has developed considerably in the last twenty years. Many research studies have been carried out and important findings have been made, but there has not yet been a large scale survey to try and "map" the state of the art in telecollaboration practice. Most studies focus on…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Videoconferencing
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Okopi, Fidel Onjefu; Odeyemi, Olajumoke Janet; Adesina, Adewale – Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The study has identified the areas of strengths and weaknesses in the current use of Computer Based Learning (CBL) tools in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institutions in Nigeria. To achieve these objectives, the following research questions were proposed: (i) What are the computer-based learning tools (soft and hard ware) that are actually in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Distance Education, Internet
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