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Winstone, Naomi; Boud, David – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
In recent years, there have been calls in the literature for the dominant model of feedback to shift away from the transmission of comments from marker to student, towards a more dialogic focus on student engagement and the impact of feedback on student learning. In the present study, we sought to gain insight into the extent to which such a shift…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement
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Zou, Bin – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2013
Many computer-assisted language learning (CALL) studies have found that teacher direction can help learners develop language skills at their own pace on computers. However, many teachers still do not know how to provide support for students to use computers to reinforce the development of their language skills. Hence, more examples of CALL…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Speech Communication
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Garcia, Elaine; Brown, Mel; Elbeltagi, Ibrahim – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2013
The use Web 2.0 technologies and specifically blogs has become increasingly prevalent within the Higher Education (HE) sector within recent years as educators begin to maximise the opportunities such tools can provide for teaching and learning and to experiment with their usage in a wide range of context. The use of such technologies has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Web 2.0 Technologies, Models
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Robson, Sue; Wall, Kate; Lofthouse, Rachel – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
This paper presents a methodology developed by members of the Research Centre for Learning and Teaching (RCfLAT) to collaborate with university teaching colleagues to produce theoretically- and pedagogically-based case studies of innovations in teaching and learning. The Equal Acclaim for Teaching Excellence (EquATE) project investigates…
Descriptors: Profiles, Instructional Innovation, College Faculty, Case Studies
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Asghar, Mandy – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2012
Higher education institutional assessment policy is dominated by summative assessment regulation, with little emphasis on the role of formative assessment to improve student learning. Yet the challenge for academics is to integrate more formative assessment practice into what many see as already overloaded curricula. It is questionable whether…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Institutional Evaluation, Opinions, Formative Evaluation
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Arthur, Linet – Teaching in Higher Education, 2009
Student evaluation questionnaires are used to measure academics' performance in most English universities. Academics are assumed to respond professionally to student feedback, making appropriate improvements to their teaching. This paper describes a small-scale study into lecturers' responses to student feedback. The evidence from semi-structured…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Interviews, Questionnaires
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Warburton, Bill – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2009
The uptake of CAA in UK higher education (HE) on a large scale lags behind the expectations of CAA specialists. A research project was undertaken with the aim of discovering and addressing the underlying reasons for this. The research was conducted according to Strauss and Corbin's (1998) prescription for grounded theory (GT) research. During…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Higher Education, College Faculty, Administrators