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Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Crossman, Katherine; Edino, Rachael – Online Submission, 2019
Purpose: This report documents research and related materials related to academic integrity in Canada to inform and guide future work in the field. It provides an overview of the literature up to and including 2017 relating to academic integrity in Canada. Methods: Two research questions guided this literature review: 1. What scholarly, research,…
Descriptors: Integrity, Databases, Teaching Methods, Professional Education
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Zdaniuk, Agnes; Gruman, Jamie A.; Cassidy, Scott A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Research on the pedagogical value of providing students with PowerPoint (PPT) slide handouts has produced mixed results. One reason for the inconsistent findings may be that most studies in this stream of research have neglected to examine individual differences. In the current study, we aimed to advance research on the pedagogical value of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Gender Differences, Computer Software, Individual Differences
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Boudreau, Carmen; MacIntyre, Peter D.; Dewaele, Jean-Marc – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
Emotions are a fleeting experience, sometimes lasting only moments before dissipating. Prior research in SLA has either ignored emotions, underestimated their relevance, or has studied them as a relatively stable individual difference variable. In contrast, the present study takes an idiodynamic approach to examine the rapidly changing…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Communication (Thought Transfer), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Murphy, Michael P. A. – Journal of Museum Education, 2018
The introduction of online elements to museums and cultural sites has opened up new ways for visitors to engage with the past, with nature, with culture, and all other treasures of the museum. However, docent training has lagged behind visitor-facing educational initiatives. By blending online elements into docent education programs, staff…
Descriptors: Historical Interpretation, Museums, History, Teaching Methods
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John, Paul; Woll, Nina – Research-publishing.net, 2018
Our study assessed the performance of two Grammar Checkers (GCs), Grammarly and Virtual Writing Tutor, and the grammar checking function in Microsoft Word on a broad range of grammatical errors. The errors occurred in both authentic English as a Second Language (ESL) compositions and simple sentences we generated ourselves. We verified the…
Descriptors: Grammar, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Zaza, Christine; McKenzie, Amanda – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
While the text-matching tool, Turnitin®, has traditionally been used to deter and detect plagiarism, more recently, instructors have started to use this tool for formative self-assessment. To describe Turnitin®'s use in practice and to explore perceptions of this tool, we surveyed 940 students, teaching assistants, and instructors at a Canadian…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Plagiarism, College Students, Formative Evaluation
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Liakin, Denis; Cardoso, Walcir; Liakina, Natallia – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
We examine the impact of the pedagogical use of mobile TTS on the L2 acquisition of French liaison, a process by which a word-final consonant is pronounced at the beginning of the following word if the latter is vowel-initial (e.g. peti/t.a/mi = > peti[ta]mi "boyfriend"). The study compares three groups of L2 French students learning…
Descriptors: French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Control Groups
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Hoda, Rashina; Babar, Muhammad Ali; Shastri, Yogeshwar; Yaqoob, Humaa – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2017
Global software engineering education (GSEE) is aimed at providing software engineering (SE) students with knowledge, skills, and understanding of working in globally distributed arrangements so they can be prepared for the global SE (GSE) paradigm. It is important to understand the challenges involved in GSEE for improving the quality and…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Grounded Theory, Engineering Education, Case Studies
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Kutcher, Stan; Wei, Yifeng; Morgan, Catherine – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: The transition from high school to college or university is an important time to enhance mental health literacy for young people. This study evaluated the second edition of a resource entitled "Transitions," a comprehensive life-skills resource with embedded mental health information available in book, e-book and iPhone app…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Literacy, Computer Software, Telecommunications
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Novakovich, J. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2016
The introduction of digital literacy practices has created a tension in academia, with many academics challenging the view that critical thinking can be fostered on social networks. A quasi-experimental study was conducted on two sections of university-level writing classrooms to determine if there were meaningful differences in the quality of…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Reflection, Student Journals, Electronic Journals
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Moore, Kathleen A.; Rutherford, Camille; Crawford, Keith A. – Journal of International Students, 2016
Postsecondary international students who are also English language learners face a number of challenges when studying abroad and often are provided with services to support their learning. Though some research examines how institutions can support this population of students, few studies explore how technology is used to support language…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, English Language Learners, Writing Skills, College Students
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Préfontaine, Yvonne; Kormos, Judit – Modern Language Journal, 2015
While there exists a considerable body of literature on task-based difficulty and second language (L2) fluency in English as a second language (ESL), there has been little investigation with French learners. This mixed methods study examines learner appraisals of task difficulty and their relationship to automated utterance fluency measures in…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, French, Second Language Learning, Difficulty Level
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McCunn, Patrick; Newton, Genevieve – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Perception of topic difficulty is a likely predictor of lecture capture video use, as student perception of difficulty has been shown to affect a variety of outcomes in academic settings. This study measured the relationship between perceived difficulty and the use of lecture capture technology in a second year biochemistry course while…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Difficulty Level
Baptista Nunes, Miguel, Ed.; McPherson, Maggie, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2014, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Lisbon, Portugal July 15-19, 2014). The e-Learning 2014 conference aims to address the…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Asuncion, Jennison; Scapin, Rafael – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
This article briefly reviews the history of assistive technologies in American and Canadian postsecondary education starting in the 1990s, discusses the accessibility of e-learning and information and communication technologies (ICTs) currently popular in postsecondary education, and highlights emerging trends. Increasing use of universal design…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Disabilities
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