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de Lima Bastos, Pedro Augusto; Pessoa, Rosane Rocha – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2019
In this qualitative study, we intend to discuss how adolescent students in a Brazilian public school classroom define their body image and personalize the themes "beauty standards" and "fatness." Grounded on a critical approach to language teaching, these two social themes were problematized in eight lessons of "Ensino…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Human Body
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Mendes-Rodrigues, Clesnan; Ranal, Marli A.; Carvalho, Deise V. P. – World Journal of Education, 2019
Productivity demand of Brazilian Postgraduate Programs has increased as a result of global scientific and technological competitiveness, leading to stresses among researchers and students. Thus, this work was aimed at evaluating the quality of life of students of one Postgraduate Program in Agronomy through the WHOQOL-bref. Of the 36 students…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Quality of Life, Productivity, Competition
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de Carvalho Junior, Giovani Lemos; Robles, Daniel Cebrian; de la Serna, Manuel Cebrian; Rivas, Manuela Raposo – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
According to literature, usability and user satisfaction directly influence learning achievement. However, few studies address those elements in MOOCs (massive open online courses). Relevant questions such as "Are drop-out rates similar between SPOCs (small private open courses) and MOOCs?" and "Are there significant usability and…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education