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Behera, Santosh Kumar – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2012
Today we are living in an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) era. All over the world, there is a trend to use ICT in the teaching-learning process. The teacher and learner must gain access to technology for improving learning outcomes. ICT is a new paradigm of the teaching-learning process widely accepted as a necessary tool for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Electronic Learning, College Faculty
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Koh, Elizabeth; Kin, Yeo Gee; Wadhwa, Bimlesh; Lim, John – Simulation & Gaming, 2012
With the proliferation of entertainment games, supported by heavy investment in the underlying technologies, educators are now examining the educational values of gaming and attempting to incorporate games into their teaching. In Singapore, the game sector is worth many million Singapore dollars (SGDs), and gaming is an engaging activity of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Barriers
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Gabriel, Martha A.; Campbell, Barbara; Wiebe, Sean; MacDonald, Ronald J.; McAuley, Alexander – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
A growing literature suggests that there is a disjuncture between the instructional practices of the education system and the student body it is expected to serve, particularly with respect to the roles of digital technologies. Based on surveys and focus group interviews of first-year students at a primarily undergraduate Canadian university and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study, Pilot Projects
Birjandi, Parviz; Shirkhani, Servat – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2012
Large scale tests have been considered by many scholars in the field of language testing and teaching to influence teaching and learning considerably. The present study looks at the effect of a large scale test (Konkoor) on the attitudes of teachers in high schools. Konkoor is the university entrance examination in Iran which is taken by at least…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, College Entrance Examinations, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Cahyani, Hilda; Cahyono, Bambang Y. – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2012
The use of technology in education deals with two major aspects: mode and content. Nowadays, second-language teachers have the options to use technology, either web-based or non web-based, to help learners learn the target language (content) successfully. This paper aims at reporting research findings on the types of technology that the teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Rezaeian, Hoda; Nazari, Narges – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2012
The relationship between working experience and need for instructional skills is of major importance for the teaching and learning process. It seems teachers need to develop their teaching methods inside the class in order to activate students to learn more effectively. The researchers decided to find out if there is any relationship between…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teaching Experience, Questionnaires, College Faculty
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Poyatos Matas, Cristina; Ng, Chew; Muurlink, Olav – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2011
First year accounting has generally been perceived as one of the more challenging first year business courses for university students. Various Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) have been proposed to attempt to enrich and enhance student learning, with these studies generally positioning students as learners alone. This paper uses an…
Descriptors: Accounting, Large Group Instruction, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques
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Akay, Hayri; Boz, Nihat – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
Research on mathematics teaching and learning has recently focused on affective variables, which were found to play an essential role that influences behaviour and learning. Despite its importance, problem posing has not yet received the attention it warrants from the mathematics education community. Perceived self-efficacy beliefs have been found…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Self Efficacy, Statistical Analysis, Mathematics Teachers
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Zhu, Chang; Valcke, Martin; Schellens, Tammy – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
This study aims to understand teachers' perspectives on their roles in higher education, their views about the adoption of a social-constructivist approach to teaching and learning and the integration of online collaborative learning in blended learning environments in higher education from a cross cultural perspective. We interviewed 60 Chinese…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Higher Education, Teacher Role, Online Courses
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Fatima, Jabeen; Naseer Ud Din, Muhammad – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
The study was aimed at evaluating the MA Education Programme of teacher education in Pakistan. Post-graduate teacher's training institutes in Pakistan grant the Master of Education (MA/M.Ed.), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) post-graduate degrees in the field of education to enhance the careers and accelerate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Masters Programs, Teacher Education Programs
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Gursul, Fatih – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2010
This study aims to compare the academics' perceptions about face to face and distance education, beside finding out the contributions of distance education to them, difficulties they experience in synchronous and asynchronous distance education environments and suggestions for possible solutions of the existing problems. The sample consists of 52…
Descriptors: Distance Education, College Faculty, Correlation, Teacher Attitudes
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Liando, Nihta V. F. – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2010
This paper discusses the perspectives of students and teachers in a university setting about best teacher characteristics. This is viewed through the perspectives of students and teachers regarding their perceptions of qualities of English teachers, and teachers' immediacy behavior--verbal or non-verbal--as predictors of student academic…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Language Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Walters, JoDee; Bozkurt, Neval – Language Teaching Research, 2009
Vocabulary notebooks are frequently advocated as a way for students to take control of their vocabulary learning (Fowle, 2002), with the added benefit of improvements in vocabulary learning (Schmitt and Schmitt, 1995; Laufer and Nation, 1999). The study described in this article attempts to lend empirical support to these claims, by investigating…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Writing (Composition), Personal Autonomy, Vocabulary Development
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Vila, Natalia; Kuster, Ines – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2009
This article aims to examine the most widely used teaching media and methods in university education. To achieve this objective, international research has been carried out among 135 marketing teachers from North American and European universities. The study shows that North American teachers use more traditional media and participatory methods…
Descriptors: Universities, Marketing, North Americans, Teaching Methods
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Gujjar, Aijaz Ahmed; Naoreen, Bushra – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2009
The success of any educational reform depends upon the quality of teachers and in turn the quality of teachers depends to a large extent on the quality of teacher education and quality of teacher education mainly depends upon the teacher training institutions. Education is a nation building activity and teachers are the pillars of the educational…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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