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Talon, Benedicte; Sagar, Mouldi; Kolski, Christophe – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2012
Training professionals to design and produce interactive systems requires the use of well thought-out training scenarios. Indeed, it is essential to consider pedagogical forms whose objective is providing learners with field experience. It is also necessary to motivate learners to learn about subjects that sometimes seem distant from their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Computer System Design, Interaction
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Genicot, Geneviève – European Journal of Higher Education, 2012
Similarities between French and Italian political culture of student representation include a conflictual culture in a weak national system of intermediation of interests, and a mimetic relationship with national conflictual party politics. New international topics, such as the Bologna Process or the growing commodification of education, have…
Descriptors: Student Unions, Educational Policy, International Education, Higher Education
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Prince, Peter – TESOL Journal, 2012
One common way of assessing learners' proficiency in second language (L2) listening comprehension is by comprehension-restitution (C-R), whereby learners write down what they have heard. The various forms of C-R differ according to characteristics of the input (e.g., length, speech rate) and of the output (e.g., amount of detail requested). The…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, French, Native Language, English (Second Language)
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Pelet, Jean-Eric; Lecat, Benoît – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2012
The authors' research examines the effectiveness of a web-based virtual learning environment (VLE) in the context of management studies. This article provides two main contributions. First, an exploratory study introduces and describes the concept of VLE applied to the training of seven students in an "interactivity design" (IS) course.…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education, Web Based Instruction
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Dubreil, Sébastien – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2012
The purpose of this case study was to examine one learner's (Keira) personal trajectory in an online, transnational telecollaborative learning environment, focusing on how she negotiated (1) her own sense of identity,(2) her perspective on French and American cultures, and (3) the possibility of a transcultural dialogue. The data (observations,…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Cultural Awareness, Communities of Practice, Computer Mediated Communication
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Cerisier, Jean-Francois; Popuri, Aruna – European Journal of Education, 2011
The use of digital technologies by young people and the impact of e-learning have been the subject of a significant number of studies carried out worldwide. However, when it comes to student perceptions about the place and role of these technologies in their lives, research looks towards university students. This article aims to understand what…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Gaudron, Jean-Philippe – Journal of Career Assessment, 2011
The purpose of the present study was to examine the reliability and the factor structure of the Career Decision Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form (CDSES-SF) among French university students. Based on a sample of 650 respondents, the alpha coefficients indicated high reliability for total scores but not for the subscale scores with values of 0.70 and…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Efficacy, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals)
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Johnston, Ronald – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2011
In the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe, the need for education for sustainable development and global citizenship has recently been emphasised. This emphasis has arguably found its major home in the social studies in higher education. Concurrently, there has been a decline in interest in "the sciences" as evidenced by a reduction in the…
Descriptors: Science Education, Sustainable Development, Citizenship, Scientific Literacy
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Freeman, Ina; Knight, Peter; Butt, Irfan – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2011
With rapidly increasing globalization, business students are required to understand complex global markets and adapt to the rapid changes in the global landscape. This paper discusses a project where students from International Marketing courses in Pakistan, the United States, and France used an interactive platform as a base to jointly explore…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Marketing, Foreign Countries, Business Education
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Guthrie, Cameron – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2010
Project-based learning has been suggested as an appropriate pedagogy to prepare students in information systems for the realities of the business world. Web-based resources have been used to support such pedagogy with mixed results. The paper argues that the design of web-based learning support to cater to different learning styles may give…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Computer Assisted Instruction, Active Learning, Information Systems
Sato, Deirdre Colby – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of this study was to determine whether and how short-term study abroad programs transform college students' perspectives. The study examined attitudes about host country and international outlook, as well as intellectual, social and personal understandings. Short-term programs were defined as programs of less than a semester or a…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Summer Programs, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Kouritzin, Sandra G.; Piquemal, Nathalie A.; Renaud, Robert D. – Foreign Language Annals, 2009
In our global economy, it is important to understand all factors influencing successful language learning. A survey of more than 6,000 university students in Canada, Japan, and France revealed differences in language learning beliefs, attitudes, and motivations in the three countries. Learners in Canada and France exhibited primarily instrumental…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Motivation, Foreign Countries, Social Capital
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Simonneaux, Laurence; Simonneaux, Jean – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2009
In this article, we study third-year university students' reasoning about three controversial socio-scientific issues from the viewpoint of education for sustainable development: local issues (the reintroduction of bears in the Pyrenees in France, wolves in the Mercantour) and a global one (global warming). We used the theoretical frameworks of…
Descriptors: Local Issues, Foreign Countries, Climate, Sustainable Development
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