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Ertimur, Burçak; Lavoie, David R. – Marketing Education Review, 2019
One of the key challenges marketers face today is to build awareness against the tendency of overconfidence that can hamper gaining and leveraging customer insights. This article presents a pedagogical innovation that allows students to become more aware and reflective of themselves as consumers while exposing them to diversity of consumer…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Reflection, Consumer Economics, Marketing
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Kharlay, Oskana; Bagheri, Martin; Philips, Jeremy D. – English Language Teaching, 2019
This study investigated multiple learning motivation aspects of Chinese university students in Macau majoring in Spanish and Portuguese. A mixed methods research was employed by using questionnaires and interviews. 181 learners (96 Portuguese and 85 Spanish majors) were surveyed about ten language-learning motivation dimensions by using a…
Descriptors: Spanish, Portuguese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tian, Lu; McClain, Shannon; Moore, Marisa M.; Lloyd, Howard – Journal of International Students, 2019
There is a dearth of research examining psychosocial factors that contribute to Asian international students' acculturative stress. This study examines: (a) whether ethnic identity associates with acculturative stress, (b) whether other-group orientation mediates the relation between ethnic identity and acculturative stress, and (c) whether…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Self Concept, Acculturation, Foreign Students
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Taira, Brooke Ward – Global Education Review, 2019
Research documents how transnational youth leverage literacy practices to maintain global connections, identity, and self-worth within learning environments that often fail to honor their cultural and linguistic repertoires. This article extends this research by focusing on the unique practices, experiences, and perspectives of secondary newcomer…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Refugees, Literacy, Self Concept
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Ge, Lin; Brown, Douglas; Durst, Douglas – Journal of International Students, 2019
This study employs ethnographic inquiry to present the lived experiences of Chinese international students while attending the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada. The findings display the transformative experiences of this group, including language acquisition, academic and social challenges, and the strategies by which the cultural…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Students, Educational Experience, Asians
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Leath, Seanna; Mathews, Channing; Harrison, Asya; Chavous, Tabbye – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
This study examined the associations among racial identity beliefs (centrality and public regard), racial discrimination, and academic engagement outcomes among 1,659 African American adolescents across two demographically distinct school districts, one predominantly Black, working class (n = 1,100) and one predominantly White, middle class (n =…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Racial Discrimination, School Districts, Gender Differences
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Hatoss, Anikó – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2019
Some of the key challenges in teaching intercultural communication (IC) are to engage learners in activities which develop their critical intercultural awareness and to prepare them for communication in superdiverse (Vertovec, 2007) contexts. This paper discusses linguistic landscapes (LL) as an innovative method for teaching intercultural…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Teaching Methods
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Ó Gallchóir, Ciarán; O'Flaherty, Joanne; Hinchion, Carmel – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
Set against a particular policy context in the Republic of Ireland, this study explores the stories of seven pre-service teachers' experiences of being mentored during their final School Placement practicum. Their stories were prompted by videos of their School Placement practice and collected using narrative interview methods. Findings suggest…
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Mentors, Video Technology, Preservice Teachers
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Nomura, Kazuyuki; Kataoka, Shin; Mochizuki, Takako – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
Fluent speakers of a target language choosing to enrol in beginner-level courses at tertiary institutes could be considered unfair. In this paper, however, based on data obtained from in-depth qualitative interviews with 12 students at a Hong Kong university, we show that fluent speakers of Japanese -- a widely-spoken foreign language in Hong Kong…
Descriptors: Language Fluency, Grade Point Average, Student Attitudes, College Students
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Huang, Shu-Chen – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
Informed by Dörnyei's L2 Motivational Self System and intended to fill a gap in learning motivation research on languages other than English (LOTEs), this study investigated learners' motivation for three language clusters -- Southeast Asian (Vietnamese, Thai and Malay), Northeast Asian (Japanese and Korean) and European (German, Spanish and…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Learning Motivation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Zheng, Yongyan; Lu, Xiuchuan; Ren, Wei – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
This study extends our understanding of Chinese university students' motivation to learn languages other than English (LOTEs) by adding a contextual dimension to the L2 Motivational Self System. The study drew on Higgins' ([1987]. "Self-discrepancy: A Theory Relating Self and Affect." "Psychological Review" 94: 319-340.)…
Descriptors: College Students, Learning Motivation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Liou, Pey-Yan; Wang, Cheng-Lung; Lin, John J. H. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aimed to examine the mediating effects of motivational beliefs in the relations between parental involvement and science achievement. Three types of motivational beliefs, namely, self-concept, intrinsic value, and utility value were addressed based on the Expectancy-Value Theory model. A representative national sample from Taiwan of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Motivation, Beliefs, Science Achievement
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Lai, Chun – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The educational potentials of social media both in the formal and informal learning contexts have been widely acknowledged. However, how social media use in the informal contexts might influence students' learning in the formal contexts is still underexplored. Path analysis of 141 survey responses from secondary school ethnic minority students in…
Descriptors: Social Media, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Ethnic Groups
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Persico, Donatella; Passarelli, Marcello; Pozzi, Francesca; Earp, Jeffrey; Dagnino, Francesca Maria; Manganello, Flavio – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This paper explores the relationship between digital games and learning along the continuum from formal to informal learning. Games are an increasingly important component of our learning ecologies but their potential can prove difficult to fully harness due to the downsides of gaming in informal contexts and to the limitations games can present…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Risk, Learning Processes, Correlation
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Zamir, Sara; Avraham, Shiran – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The Israeli pre-academic preparatory programs were initiated in 1963 in order to ensure enhanced accessibility to higher education for diversified populations. Most of the students enroll in the programs after repeated failures at high school. Some manage to break away from the vicious cycle of failures, while others lag behind. This study…
Descriptors: College Admission, Student Attitudes, College Preparation, Academic Failure
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