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Keçeci Kurt, Songül – Educational Research and Reviews, 2014
This study aims at determining the difficulties experienced by bilingual teacher candidates in education. The study has a qualitative design, semi-structured interview is used and data are obtained with content analysis method. The study group of the research includes 117 students studying at different classes in Agri Ibrahim Cecen University,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Social Sciences
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Clerici, Renata; Castiglioni, Maria; Grion, Valentina; Zago, Giuseppe; Da Re, Lorenza – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This work discusses the professional outcomes of University of Padova graduates in academic year 2007/08. Its aim was to carry out an overall assessment of higher education professional outcomes, involving all the main actors of the learning process, students, teachers and tutors, in a perspective of participatory evaluation, to improve teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Outcomes of Education, College Students
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Akmansoy, Vesile; Kartal, Sadik – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
Discussions have arisen regarding the application of the new paradigms of chaos theory to social sciences as compared to physical sciences. This study examines what role chaos theory has within the education process and what effect it has by describing the views of university faculty regarding chaos and education. The participants in this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Kear, Karen; Donelan, Helen; Williams, Judith – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2014
This paper presents a study of the use of wikis to support online group projects in two courses at the UK Open University. The research aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a wiki in supporting (i) student collaboration and (ii) tutors' marking of the students' collaborative work. The paper uses the main factors previously identified by the…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Student Projects
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Chan, Cecilia K. Y.; Luk, Lillian Y. Y.; Zeng, Min – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2014
Evaluation of teaching in higher education has drawn much attention due to the need for greater accountability and improvement in student learning. Our review of literature on Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET) surveys suggests that considerable controversy and criticism have surrounded its use, fairness, and validity. Yet, many universities in…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Instructional Effectiveness
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Al-Amoush, Siham; Markic, Silvija; Usak, Muhammet; Erdogan, Mehmet; Eilks, Ingo – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2014
This paper discusses beliefs about teaching and learning chemistry. The sample includes chemistry student teachers and in-service teachers from Jordan, Turkey, and Germany. Two test instruments were used to investigate (student) teachers' beliefs. A qualitative instrument was used to explore Beliefs about Classroom Organization, Beliefs about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Chemistry
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Malau-Aduli, Bunmi S.; Assenheimer, Dwight; Choi-Lundberg, Derek; Zimitat, Craig – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2014
The massification of higher education (HE) has led to an unprecedented increase in the number of students in the classrooms, resulting in increased workload for teaching staff, sometimes leading to a great reliance on Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) examinations with limited feedback provided to students. The central role of feedback in student…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Computer Mediated Communication, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Improvement
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Boulton, Helen – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the efficacy of using ePortfolios to enhance career skills for newly qualified teachers (NQTs). The context is the final phase of a longitudinal action research project investigating whether an ePortfolio, created as a pre-service teacher to evidence a digital story of developing professional identity, could…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Job Skills, Preservice Teachers
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Choate, Julia; Kotsanas, George; Dawson, Phillip – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Lecturers using tablet PCs with specialised pens can utilise real-time changes in lecture delivery via digital inking. We investigated student perceptions and lecturer experiences of tablet PC lectures in large-enrolment biomedicine subjects. Lecturers used PowerPoint or Classroom Presenter software for lecture preparation and in-lecture pen-based…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Biomedicine, Student Attitudes, Statistical Analysis
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Battle, Ann A.; Looney, Lisa – Education, 2014
Researchers examining teacher retention often focus on reasons why teachers exit the profession. In this study we argue for the inclusion of a psychological theoretical framework for understanding teacher retention. To this end, we used Eccles' et al., (1983) expectancy-value theory to explore 46 in-service teachers' valuing of teaching and…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Theories, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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Sadik, Alaa – Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
This paper describes the technology and methodology used in the development and evaluation of an online network to help the instructors to produce and share video presentations in a new and innovative way. The network offers an application and platform for recording and sharing video presentations. The application allows instructors to narrate and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Usability
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Clayton, Kathleen; Smith, Heidi; Dyment, Janet – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Understanding theory-practice relationships in pre-service teacher education is an enduring concern for many teacher educators. Drawing on data from an investigation into the theory-practice nexus in an outdoor education teacher education programme, this article examines pedagogical approaches to exploring theory and practice with pre-service…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices, Outdoor Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Luo, Guo-Heng; Liu, Eric Zhi-Feng; Kuo, Hung-Wei; Yuan, Shyan-Ming – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2014
In the traditional instructional method used in international trade, teachers provide knowledge to learners by lecturing using slides and setting assignments; however, these methods merely deliver international trade knowledge rather than facilitating student development of relevant skills. To solve these problems, we proposed a simulation-based…
Descriptors: Simulation, International Trade, Business Administration Education, Business English
AlHaddad, Ghadeer – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study was designed to investigate how pre-service, beginners, and advanced art teachers in Kuwait viewed their teacher preparation program by describing and evaluating its effectiveness. To examine the issues of art teacher training and current teaching, this study used quantitative and qualitative research approaches. The study included a…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Art Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Education
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Melguizo, Tatiana; Kosiewicz, Holly; Prather, George; Bos, Johannes – Journal of Higher Education, 2014
The study's main objective was to provide a detailed description of math Assessment and Placement (A&P) policies in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). The study was focused on math because a larger proportion of students place into remedial math than remedial reading or English (Bailey, Jeong, & Cho, 2010; Parsad, Lewis,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Evaluation, Educational Diagnosis, Student Placement
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