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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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Charbonneau-Gowdy, Paula – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2018
Concerned calls for more empirical research in the area of fully or blended online learning approaches have yet to be heeded. The concern is not unwarranted given that most higher learning institutions worldwide are moving increasingly to partial or complete online course offerings. Our own work in this area has been directed at uncovering…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Online Courses
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Brown, Samuel D.; Hallam, Pamela R.; Tang, Huili – Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
This study explored the modern environment in Chinese higher education and trust development with faculty and students within the Chinese educational setting. Qualitative methods were used to conduct semi-structured interviews at two large universities in China. Findings showed that Chinese faculty members viewed trust with their students in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Trust (Psychology)
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Pima, John; Mtui, Jaqueline – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2017
The paper investigated the challenges facing Lecturers in embracing Collaborative Web Technologies (CWTs) in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Tanzania. The study was motivated by the fact that while students have become natives of the CWTs, for the Lecturers, the case if different. A case study was designed to answer two research questions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Howard, Wendy; Perrotte, Gino; Lee, Minyoung; Frisone, Jenna – Online Learning, 2017
Despite the pressure from potential employers and higher education administrators to develop students' global and intercultural competence, traditional study abroad programs simply are not feasible for many postsecondary students (Berdan & Johannes, 2014; Fischer, 2015). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an online…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Study Abroad, Online Courses, Consortia
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Paskevicius, Michael; Bortolin, Kathleen – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
This paper outlines the design and implementation of a nine-month faculty development programme delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online methods. Participants from a range of disciplines met at regular intervals throughout the year. Between the face-to-face meetings, participants engaged in online activities such as discussions,…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Conventional Instruction, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods
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Marios, Koutsoukos; Iosif, Fragoulis – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The main objective of the present research is to investigate teachers' opinions concerning microteachings as a training technique. For research purposes, a case study was conducted, studying a sample of secondary education teachers in the School of Pedagogical and Technological Education (ASPETE) in Kozani, Greece. Among the research's main…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Microteaching, Case Studies
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Seremet, Mehmet; Chalkley, Brian – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2016
Although higher education in Turkey does not have especially well-advanced systems and resources for addressing graduate employability, two developments are making it particularly important for Turkish geography departments to give increased priority to this agenda. One is the country's new Higher Education Qualifications Framework and the other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems, Employment Potential
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Alghanmi, Bayan; Shukri, Nadia – English Language Teaching, 2016
Teacher cognition (Borg, 2015) of grammar instruction is a relatively new phenomenon that has yet to be explored in the Saudi context. While many studies have focused on the teaching of grammar in general (Ellis, 2006; Corzo, 2013; Braine, 2014), further research needs to be done - particularly when it comes to understanding teachers' beliefs of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Grammar, Teaching Methods
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Vettorel, Paola; Corrizzato, Sara – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2016
Teacher education represents an essential step to raise awareness of the sociolinguistic changes brought about by the current pluralization of English and by its lingua franca role. Within the pre-service teacher education programs run at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Verona, Italy, part of the English language…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Medina, Sergio Alonso Lopera – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2015
This article analyzes the various types of information that alternative assessment and traditional assessment practices provided in an English foreign language (FL) reading course for graduate students at a public university in Medellín, Colombia. This study followed the principles of qualitative research, and a case study was used as a research…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Alternative Assessment, English (Second Language)
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Sagar, Tracey; Jones, Deborah; Symons, Katrien; Bowring, Joanne; Roberts, Ron – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2015
This article discusses student sex workers in higher education in Wales from an institutional perspective. It investigates how student sex work is dealt with within higher education and in doing so highlights the lack of higher education policies/guidance/training to assist staff members who have experiences with students working in the sex…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Educational Policy
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Galtés, Ruth; Tomás, Marina – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2015
The aim of this article is to analyse the conditioning factors and opportunities that influence teamwork among teachers at a Catalan university. The creation of new academic identities based on a culture of mutual and continuing learning are essential if teacher teams are to be encouraged. A descriptive methodology was used, based on a case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teamwork, Case Studies, Performance Factors
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Gresty, Karen; Heffernan, Troy; Pan, Wei; Edwards-Jones, Andrew – Higher Education Review, 2015
Reported benefits of research-informed teaching include enhanced student engagement and graduates that are better prepared for employment in an uncertain world. However, there are a number of academic risks that can have both positive and negative impacts on staff and students when implementing research-informed teaching. Mitigating such risks…
Descriptors: Semi Structured Interviews, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Evidence Based Practice
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Lee, Kathryn S.; Smith, Shaunna; Bos, Beth – International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education, 2014
This article reports a heuristic case study that explored how components of Technological Pedagogical Knowledge (TPK) manifested in the artifacts of post-Baccalaureate pre-service teachers. Self-reported perceptions of their technology integration competencies were high. End-of-semester presentations reflected three distinct views of technology…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Heuristics, Case Studies
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