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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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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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Hart, Claudia; Plemmons, Tony; Stulz, Karin; Vroman, Margo – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2017
A regional University in the United States implemented an AQIP (Academic Quality Improvement Program) Action Project with a goal of developing processes for effective leadership communication. An MBA (Masters of Business Administration) class conducted a university-wide communication audit to assist with the AQIP project. Quantitative and…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Feedback (Response), Organizational Communication
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Chang, Ji-Yeon; Kim, Wooyeon; Lee, Heewon – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
Many English as a foreign language universities have increased the number of English-medium instruction (EMI) courses regardless of their students' preparedness for them. As a result, previous studies have reflected the necessity of additional language assistance to students who have to take EMI courses with limited English proficiency. Drawing…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, Universities
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Lafferty, George – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2016
This paper explores the potential of feature film to encourage more inclusive, participatory and open learning in the area of employment relations. Evaluations of student responses in a single postgraduate course over a five-year period revealed how feature film could encourage participatory learning processes in which students reexamined their…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Graduate Study, Graduate Students
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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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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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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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Bachore, Mebratu Mulatu – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The main objective of the study was to assess the perception of teachers and learners on the nature of practice, the type and the causes of academic cheating (dishonesty) in Hawassa University. The study was basically a survey which employed both qualitative and quantitative approaches to gather data. The subjects were 20 instructors and 60…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, College Students
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Bruce, David L.; Chiu, Ming Ming – Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
This study explores teachers' reflections on their learning to compose with new technologies in the context of teacher education and/or teacher professional development. English language arts (ELA) teachers (n = 240) in 15 courses learned to use digital video (DV), completed at least one DV group project, and responded to open-ended survey…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Video Technology, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education
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Hinman, Martha R.; Peterson, Cathryn A.; Gibbs, Karen A. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2015
Most research on graduate students with disabilities (SWDs) has focused on medical education. The purposes of this study were to: (1) estimate the prevalence of students with physical disabilities (SWPDs) in physical therapy programs, (2) identify common types of physical disabilities, (3) document the types of accommodations requested by SWPDs,…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Graduate Students, Physical Therapy, Incidence
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Pifer, Meghan J.; Baker, Vicki L.; Lunsford, Laura G. – International Journal for Academic Development, 2015
In this article, we consider the role of departmental contexts and relationships in faculty work within liberal arts colleges. Knowledge about how departmental networks relate to success and satisfaction may inform the work of those who support faculty work in liberal arts colleges, as well as other institution types. Analysis of quantitative and…
Descriptors: Departments, Informal Education, Work Environment, Role
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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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