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Huang, Qiangru; Yue, Zhihao; Lin, Junqing; Zhang, Yangyi; Yuan, Shuang; Zhuang, Quan; Peng, Cheng – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
Undergraduate research (UR) refers to a series of scientific research activities for undergraduates. For the past few years in China, medical colleges and universities have increasingly attached importance on UR, aiming to provide undergraduates with better scientific research conditions, improve their understanding about scientific research and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Case Studies
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van der Meij, Hans – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The effectiveness of demonstration-based training (DBT) videos for software training has been investigated for a Western audience. These studies have generally found that the demonstration videos significantly enhanced self-efficacy and task performance, but also that there was a gap between task practice and learning with the latter lagging…
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Computer Software
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Yan, Liping – English Language Teaching, 2019
With the rapid development of mobile information technology and social media networks, it is feasible for college English teachers to get access to social networks such as QQ, Email and MSN as a way of practicing English writing beyond classroom. Similarly, it is also possible for teachers to utilize WeChat Platform where online communities for…
Descriptors: College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Sun, Zhong; Lin, Chin-Hsi; Wu, Minhua; Zhou, Jianshe; Luo, Liming – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) has shown considerable promise, but thus far the literature has tended to focus on individual technological tools, without due regard for how the choice of one such tool over another impacts CSCL, either in outline or in detail. The present study, therefore, directly compared the learning-related…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software, Telecommunications
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Stork, Michele Garabedian; Zhang, Jingshun; Wang, Charles Xiaoxue – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2018
To explore the potential for building multicultural awareness in university students using synchronous technology, faculty members from an American regional state university and a Chinese regional university collaborated to find appropriate ways to integrate synchronous technology (e.g., Adobe Connect) into a teacher education program in the…
Descriptors: College Students, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Zhang, Juan; Meng, Yaxuan; Fan, Xitao; Ortega-Llebaria, Marta; Ieong, Sao Leng – Educational Psychology, 2018
In English, positions of lexical stress in disyllabic words are associated with word categories; that is, nouns tend to be stressed more often on the first syllable, whereas verbs are more likely to be stressed on the second syllable (i.e. "sub"ject (noun) vs. sub"ject" (verb)). This phenomenon, which is called the stress…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Phonology
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Dai, Guiyu; Liu, Yang; Cui, Shanmeng – English Language Teaching, 2018
This paper uses Edgar Dale's Audio-visual Learning Theory and Jean Piaget's Constructionist Learning Theory as the theoretical framework to conduct two control experimental tests and a questionnaire research to investigate students' impression and expectations toward WeChat public account based mobile learning mode as well as its validity,…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Control Groups, Learning Theories
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Zhu, Sha; Yang, Harrison Hao; MacLeod, Jason; Shi, Yinghui; Wu, Di – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
This study explored parents' and students' attitudes toward tablet usage in a formal educational setting. A total of 212 students from four 7 th-grade classes, along with 145 of their parents, responded to the Tablet Acceptance Questionnaire. Quantitative methods including a t-test and partial least square (PLS) analyses were employed to examine…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices, Technology Integration
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Liang, Yuxin; Liu, Guo-Ping – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2018
This paper presents a method to design high-quality 3D equipment for virtual laboratories. A virtual control laboratory is designed on large-scale educational purpose with merits of saving expenses for universities and can provide more opportunities for students. The proposed laboratory with more than 30 virtual instruments aims at offering…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Software, Laboratory Experiments, Student Attitudes
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Zou, Bin; Li, Hui; Li, Jiaying – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018
Mobile apps are broadly used by students in and after class to improve their language skills. This study aimed to investigate how a curriculum app and a social communication app can be integrated into English language teaching and learning and what sorts of tasks can be employed to enhance learners' EFL learning. A curriculum app was created by…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wang, X.; Li, M.; Wang, M.; Cui, S.; Shi, L.; Duan, L.; Wang, T. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2018
This study is to examine the attitudes of students towards the case studies based on mobile messaging in a pharmacotherapy introduction class. Case studies were divided into 4 groups, with 30 pharmacy students each group. Each group was required to share pharmaceutical care plans on WeChat by posting messages. A post-activity survey was conducted:…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Software, Case Studies
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MacLeod, Jason; Yang, Harrison Hao; Zhu, Sha; Shi, Yinghui – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
In an effort to address student engagement challenges, much research has explored student-to-student connected classroom climate (CCC). Research positively associates CCC to the benefits of student integration, learning, and retention in face-to-face environments. However, few studies have examined CCC in computer-mediated environments. This study…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer Mediated Communication
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Wei, Wei; Yanmei, Xie – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
This study investigated the changing feedback practices of teachers in an elite university in China. Drawing on teacher cognition theory and recent research developments in effective feedback practices, fourteen teachers were invited to reflect and explain their feedback practices in semi-structured interviews. Which identified three trends: their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Reflective Teaching
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Martyn, Elaine Ruth – English Language Teaching, 2018
Content and language integrated learning (CLIL) is a key construct in Business English teaching in universities in China today. While there is a plethora of articles on implementation in European contexts, there is limited evidence in the literature of the teaching/learning experience in other foreign language learning environments--despite its…
Descriptors: Business English, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English for Special Purposes
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Foster, David; Gilardi, Filippo; Martin, Paul; Song, Wei; Towey, Dave; White, Andrew – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This article reports an undergraduate software engineering project in which, over a period of 2 years, four student teams from different cohorts developed a note-taking app for four academic clients at the students' own university. We investigated how projects involving internal clients can give students the benefits of engaging in real software…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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