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Li, Kun; Li, Yanju; Franklin, Teresa – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
This study examined four factors that influence preservice teachers' intentions to adopt technology in classrooms based on the Theory of Planned Behavior and Technology Acceptance Model. These four factors--technology self-efficacy, attitudes toward technology, perceived ease of use of technology, and perceived barriers of technology…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Models, Technology Integration, Teacher Attitudes
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Sampson, Helen; Tang, Lijun – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
It is not unusual to find that employers operating in low-pay sectors are reluctant to provide vocational training. Frequently they fear benefitting competitors as better-skilled employees command a more competitive position in the labour market and may choose to leave one employer and take their newly acquired skills elsewhere. However, in…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Skilled Occupations, Marine Education
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Huang, Hsin-Yi Cyndi – English Language Teaching, 2016
With the availability of Web 2.0 technologies, blogs have become useful and attractive tools for teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in their writing classes. Learners do not need to understand HTML in order to construct blogs, and the appearance and content can be facilitated via the use of photos, music, and video files (Vurdien,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Tange, Hanne; Millar, Sharon – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Inspired by Bourdieu's ("Homo Academicus, Polity," Cambridge, 1988; "The Logic of Practice, Polity," Cambridge, 1990) ideas of knowledge reproduction, the article presents an empirical mapping of knowledge geographies, as manifest in the curricular practices found within a single international MA programme in Denmark. Following…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Publishing Industry, Guidelines, Power Structure
Wong, Sissy S. – Online Submission, 2016
Understanding teachers' beliefs is important because beliefs influence teacher decisions. In science, teacher beliefs have an impact on how science curriculum is interpreted and implemented in the classroom. With the push for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States, it is also critical to examine the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Shabbir, Muhammad; Khalid, M. Ibrahim; Bakhsh, Khuda; Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem; Rasool, Shafqat; Mohsin, M. Saleem – International Education Studies, 2016
The rationalization of this research was to investigate about improving professional development system through Quality Assurance Practices (QAP) in the Universities of Pakistan pertaining to the opinions of students, teachers and Directors of Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) and to differentiate the ideas of students, teachers and Directors of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Quality Assurance, Universities
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Okoth, Teresa A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study investigated the challenges Form III English language teachers face when implementing the revised integrated English language curriculum. A mixed-method descriptive design was used in Eldoret East SubCounty in Kenya. Data was collected through questionnaires, interviews and reflective conversations. Cluster, purposive and random…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, English Instruction, Mixed Methods Research
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Madriaga, Manuel; Morley, Krystle – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
Although there is lack of agreement as to what constitutes teaching excellence, there remains a steady effort to make an intangible, ambiguous, multifaceted concept incarnate in the form of "student-led" teaching awards schemes within higher education institutions. What teaching staff say about such schemes have largely been ignored.…
Descriptors: Excellence in Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Awards
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Muchanje, Peter N.; Njuguna, Felicita W.; Kalai, Jeremiah M.; Bironga, Sophia M. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The study sought to determine the influence of gender, Teachers Service Commission (TSC) adherence to career progression policy guidelines and tutors' exposure to professional development on career progression of tutors in primary teachers training colleges in Kenya. This study was a descriptive survey with 264 tutors randomly sampled from eight…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Career Development, Performance Factors
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Carver, Lin B. – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2016
This study explores K-12 teachers' perceptions of the benefits and barriers to technology integration by either teachers or students in K-12 instruction. The sample was composed of 68 students enrolled in online classes in the graduate studies in education department of a small private liberal arts institution in the southeast. Data was collected…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Teacher Attitudes, Barriers
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Han, Turgay; Tanriöver, Ahmet Serkan; Sahan, Özgür – International Education Studies, 2016
Native English Speaking Teachers (NESTs) have been employed in various English language teaching (ELT) positions and departments at private and state universities in Turkey, particularly over the last three decades. However, undergraduate EFL students' attitudes toward NESTs and Non-Native English Speaking Teachers (Non-NESTs) remain seriously…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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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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Abou-Warda, Sherein Hamed – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The overall objective of the current study is to explore how universities can better developing new educational services. The purpose of this paper is to develop framework for technology entrepreneurship education (TEPE) within universities. Design/Methodology/Approach: Qualitative and quantitative research approaches were employed. This…
Descriptors: Universities, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Technology Education
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Babaii, Esmat; Taghaddomi, Shahin; Pashmforoosh, Roya – Language Testing, 2016
Perceptual (mis)matches between teachers and learners are said to affect learning success or failure. Self-assessment, as a formative assessment tool, may, inter alia, be considered a means to minimize such mismatches. Therefore, the present study investigated the extent to which learners' assessment of their own speaking performance, before and…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Evaluation Criteria, Oral Language, Second Language Learning
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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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