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Sun, Geng; Shen, Jun – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2014
Mobile learning is an emerging trend that brings many advantages to distributed learners, enabling them to achieve collaborative learning, in which the virtual teams are usually built to engage multiple learners working together towards the same pedagogical goals in online courses. However, the socio-technical mechanisms to enhance teamwork…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Computer Software, Online Courses, Teaching Methods
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Haiyan, Miao – World Journal of Education, 2014
The study explores the psychological reality of chunks for EFL Chinese students. Speech samples from three various proficiency groups are examined with the help of the computer program Cool Edit 2.0, and speaking fluency is thus determined. It is found out that speaking fluency is not linear, and fluent subjects can use, store and retrieve chunks…
Descriptors: Language Fluency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Wang, Charles Xiaoxue; Jaeger, David; Liu, Jinxia; Guo, Xiaoning; Xie, Nan – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2013
To explore the potential applications of synchronous technology to enrich student learning, 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 an educational technology program in the American university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Synchronous Communication, Internet, Teleconferencing
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Cheng, Winnie; Lam, Phoenix W. Y. – Applied Linguistics, 2013
This article studies the Western perceptions of and relations with Hong Kong a decade after the reversion of the sovereignty from Britain to China in 1997. Previous studies have demonstrated that the West had a significantly negative view on the future of Hong Kong with respect to the handover. According to recent observations, however, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Computational Linguistics
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Santandreu Calonge, David; Mark, Kai-Pan; Chiu, P. H. Patrio; Thadani, Dimple R.; Pun, Cecilia F. K. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013
Microteaching techniques have been used for teacher training since the mid 1960s. Despite its usefulness, as affirmed by pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, and graduate teaching assistants (GTAs), there are numerous criticisms on the shortcomings of microteaching activities. Specifically, it (a) oversimplifies the classroom learning and…
Descriptors: Microteaching, Teacher Education, Teaching Assistants, Graduate Students
Zou, Bin; Xing, Minjie; Wang, Yuping; Sun, Mingyu; Xiang, Catherine H. – IGI Global, 2013
Computer-Assisted Foreign Language Teaching and Learning: Technological Advances highlights new research and an original framework that brings together foreign language teaching, experiments and testing practices that utilize the most recent and widely used e-learning resources. This comprehensive collection of research will offer linguistic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
These proceedings contain the papers of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2013), October 22-24, 2013, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by The University of North Texas (UNT), sponsored by the…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Cognitive Processes, Learning Processes, Short Term Memory
Wu, Yonghe; Lin, Lin; Ma, Xiaoling; Zhu, Zhiting – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
The e-Textbook and e-Schoolbag initiatives have received wide attention and have been seen as the trend towards future education. This paper describes the framework of e-Textbook and e-Schoolbag including its conceptual model and system model. It further discusses the five interconnected categories that form the main parts of this Ecosystem…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Publishing
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Long, Taotao; Liang, Wenxin; Yu, Shengquan – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2013
As an emerging mobile terminal, the tablet computer has begun to enter into the educational system. With the aim of having a better understanding of the application and people's perspectives on the new technology in K-12 schools in China, a survey was conducted to investigate the tablet computer's application, user's perspectives and requirements…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Teaching Methods, Computer Software
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Shen, Yi; Yuan, Mingxin; Wang, Mingqiang – Higher Education Studies, 2013
Considering that the course group regarding theory and design of mechanisms is characterized by strong engineering application background and the students generally feel very boring and tedious during the learning process, some teaching reforms for the theory and design of mechanisms are carried out to improve the teaching effectiveness in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering, Engineering Education, College Students
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Tan, Ju-hua – Higher Education Studies, 2013
Owning to the economic recession, the Chinese college graduates are suffering greater pressure in finding jobs than before. For this reason, a research was carried out at Jiangxi Normal University to investigate the current employment situation of the Chinese college graduates. Data were collected by way of questionnaires, interviews and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, College Graduates
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Liu, Xiaohong; Wang, Lisi – Higher Education Studies, 2013
In order to apply micro lectures to college education successfully, construct new teaching and learning strategies and teaching model, this paper proposes characteristics of college microlecture based on the college education features and construct microlecture structure model based on the definitions by the experts and scholars. Microlecture's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lecture Method, College Instruction, Instructional Design
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Zheng, Cui – English Language Teaching, 2013
This study employed Kamimura and Oi (1996)'s classification of the organizational patterns of the argumentative essay structure: Thesis Statement (TS), Background Information (BI), Reservation (R), Hesitation (H), Rational Appeals (RA), Affective Appeals (AA) and Conclusion (C). 178 essays, 84 written by Chinese EFL learners, 84 written by Korean…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), English (Second Language)
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IEEE Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, Proceedings (MS), 2012
The Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T) is the premier international peer-reviewed conference, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) Computer Society, which addresses all major areas related to software engineering education, training, and professionalism. This year, as…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Engineering Education, Computer Software, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Liu, Shu; Ma, Peijun; Li, Dong – IEEE Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, Proceedings (MS), 2012
The current education model and practices in the Higher education sector in China have been successful in educating students for academic excellence, for producing industry-linked and practice-oriented graduates, who could quickly fit into the industrial working environment, has been a problem. There is a big gap between the theoretical knowledge…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Engineering Education, Computer Software, College Curriculum
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