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Ayala, Ricardo A.; Koch, Tomas F.; Messing, Helga B. – Ethnography and Education, 2019
One of the most fundamental innovations in higher education is the introduction of the method known as problem-based learning (PBL). While literature has largely focused on its learning goals and the transition from lectures to tutorials, little research has problematised why this is a successful methodology and what we consider as students'…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Power Structure
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Parodi, Giovanni; Moreno-de León, Tomás; Julio, Cristóbal; Burdiles, Gina – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
It has always been in the public interest to know the reading habits of readers of various ages and levels of schooling, as well as their opinions with regard to the consumption of reading materials. Lately, researchers have given increased attention to digital texts. Although progress on these topics has been made as reported in published…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, College Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Contreras-Soto, Amanda; Véliz-Campos, Mauricio; Véliz, Leonardo – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Language tests are widely used in education as the primary mode of assessing students' learning. These, however, more often than not, generate high levels of anxiety in students, which, in turn, obscures the observed learning behaviours. The present study aimed to determine whether or not 6th graders' levels of test anxiety could be reduced…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Portfolios (Background Materials), Writing (Composition)
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Ayala-Rodríguez, Nelly; Barreto, Idaly; Rozas Ossandón, Germán; Castro, Alejandra; Moreno, Sebastián – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The new paradigms of university social responsibility (USR) conceive students as key players who express their beliefs, attitudes and opinions both in the professional training process and in their willingness to serve the community in line with the agenda of USR. This research focuses on a comparative study of the social representations that…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, College Students, Student Role, Universities
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Peña-Sandoval, César – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This paper draws from a broader research project and reports on a qualitative multi-case study that investigated the learning experiences of seven Chilean teacher candidates during their practicum. The purpose was to know what they learned from students' contexts during their clinical experiences and how they used that knowledge in their teaching.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Practicums, Student Attitudes, Lesson Plans
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Strickland, Brandee Marie – Language Learning Journal, 2019
In this article, I explore practical implications of the theories of language of M.M. Bakhtin within university second language writing classrooms. Specifically, I examine the presence of Bakhtinian intertextuality within online intercultural exchanges involving the use of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) technology. I describe a CMC exchange…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication, Writing Processes
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Veliz, Leonardo; Veliz-Campos, Mauricio – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The present study aims to critically interrogate the role of Critical Thinking (CT) in English language education in Chile through the analysis of teacher educators' and postgraduate students' perceptions and understandings of CT in relation to their academic trajectories through university. Five postgraduate students and five teacher educators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Correa-Pérez, Roxanna; Sanhueza-Jara, María Gabriela – Online Submission, 2019
Autonomy in language learning is recognized as a basic skill language learners need to develop. This study describes the autonomous work activities university students carry out in a first-semester course of an English teaching program, and the amount of time they invest in each of these activities. Moreover, it describes the teachers' perspective…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Alcalá, David Hortigüela; Río, Javier Fernández; Calvo, Gustavo González; Pueyo, Ángel Pérez – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Conflict prevention, respect, tolerance and acceptance of others should be basic outcomes in any educational context. Physical Education (PE) has the potential to be one of the curricular subjects that could help students meet these goals. However, teachers need to use appropriate instructional approaches like Teaching for Personal and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Methods, Social Responsibility
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Peña-Cortés, Fernando; Huiliñir-Curío, Viviana; Pincheira-Ulbrich, Jimmy; Quintriqueo, Segundo; Quilaqueo, Daniel; Gutiérrez, Maritza; Morales, Soledad – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
In Chile, two public policies focusing on teaching-learning among primary school children have been implemented to contribute to the development of the language and culture of indigenous peoples and to the formation of intercultural citizens: 1) the Bilingual Intercultural Education Programme (PEIB); and 2) the Indigenous Language Sector (SLI).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge
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Lira, Andrea; Muñoz-García, Ana Luisa; Loncon, Elisa – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper presents the work of three researchers in a self-study on researcher positionality using the reflective practice and pedagogy of correspondence as preparation for future work with mapuche women in Chile. We start from the assumption that research with and on indigenous groups has a historical debt to consider given the ways in which it…
Descriptors: Whites, Foreign Policy, Females, American Indians
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Moya, Beatriz; Turra, Héctor; Chalmers, Denise – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
This article describes the development of an evaluation and impact framework to assess the effectiveness of educational innovations. It can be utilized within a single program, as well as at institutional and national levels. While it is contextualized in a Chilean university, it is argued that it is widely applicable as it is informed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Higher Education, Educational Innovation
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Hernandez, Josefina; Rodriguez, Fernanda; Hilliger, Isabel; Perez-Sanagustin, Mar – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2019
The effectiveness of remedial mathematics courses in post-secondary education has been a controversial topic for years. Higher Education institutions need their students to have basic understandings of the subjects to be imparted in the first semesters, but since they come with different backgrounds and prior knowledge, this is not always possible…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Remedial Mathematics, Adoption (Ideas), Student Attitudes
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Venegas-Muggli, Juan I.; Westermann, Werner – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
This article examines the effect of two Open Educational Resources (OER)--Khan Academy Collection and a teacher-authored open textbook--on mathematical course performance and attendance amongst first-year higher education Chilean students. It also aims to find out about teachers' and students' views on the use of OER in order to understand how…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Instructional Effectiveness, College Freshmen, College Mathematics
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del Río, M. Francisca; Strasser, Katherine; Cvencek, Dario; Susperreguy, María Inés; Meltzoff, Andrew N. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examines the relations among parental beliefs and practices about mathematics, children's beliefs about mathematics, participants' gender, and family socioeconomic status (SES). The study was conducted in Chile, a country with significant gender gaps in standardized test results in mathematics, with boys receiving significantly higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Student Attitudes, Mathematics