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Pavón Vázquez, Víctor; Ramos Ordóñez, María del Carmen – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
The presence of the L1 in classes where English is taught as a Foreign Language (EFL) has always provoked debate. As a result, the role of the L1 remains a matter of discussion in the bilingual education classroom. Moreover, the presence of both the L1 and a foreign language can be controversial in programmes where both the L1 and the foreign…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Bilingual Education, Teaching Methods
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Kortegast, Carrie; McCann, Kristin; Branch, Katie; Latz, Amanda O.; Kelly, Bridget Turner; Linder, Chris – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Incorporating visual methods and representations into research opens possibilities for deeper understandings of how individuals experience institutions of higher education. Written and spoken words and numerical data are necessary in research but may be insufficient in developing new understandings of the social world. Participant-generated visual…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Educational Research
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Gil-Doménech, Dolors; Berbegal-Mirabent, Jasmina – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
It is of utmost importance to innovate in current teaching practices at higher education in order to enhance learners' involvement, comprehension, cooperation and motivation. In non-STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programmes students tend to display a negative attitude towards mathematic-related courses, which usually…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Martínez-Adrián, María; Gallardo-del-Puerto, Francisco; Basterrechea, María – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The use of communication strategies (CSs) in oral and written second language (L2) production has been widely investigated (e.g. Muñoz, 2007). As for content and language integrated learning (CLIL) settings, learners seem to resort to the first language (L1) less often than in traditional foreign language instruction (e.g. Celaya & Ruiz de…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communication Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Nightingale, Richard; Safont, Pilar – English Language Teaching, 2019
As academic language skills develop, young learners are able to rise to the challenge of increasingly complex communication in increasingly formal settings (Snow, 2014; Uccelli et al., 2015). Studies suggest that CLIL contexts may favour the development of academic language skills (Dalton-Puffer, 2007; Nikula, 2007; Marsh, 2008; Pasqual Peña,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Academic Discourse
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Codina-Espurz, Victòria; Salazar-Campillo, Patricia – English Language Teaching, 2019
Email communication is pervasive in faculty interaction. As there exists status imbalance between students and professors in this type of context, emails are expected to cater for the uneven power relationships by means of using appropriate polite features. Previous research (e.g., Eslami, 2013; Salazar-Campillo & Codina-Espurz, in press) has…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Course Content
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San Isidro, Xabier; Lasagabaster, David – English Language Teaching, 2019
In Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), the design of a language policy at school level is not only bound up with the number of languages used for learning and the number of hours devoted to teaching those languages, but also with the fact that language becomes specialised in relation to the subject, which impacts on the methodology…
Descriptors: Course Content, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Sánchez, Laura – English Language Teaching, 2019
In an era of globalization, multilingualism is no longer the exception but the rule. To fully promote the communicative and functional development of multilingual learners, different educational programs at school have been implemented in the past few years. The study presented here is a contribution in this direction, by investigating the…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Cognitive Ability, Second Language Instruction, German
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Pérez Navío, Eufrasio; Medina Domínguez, María; Cachón Zagalaz, Javier – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2019
This research aims to obtain knowledge of the perception of last year's students in Pre-primary and Primary Education Degrees and Secondary Education, Vocational Education and Languages Education in Teachers University Master (better known as Training Teachers Master or Secondary Education Master) at Jaen University (UJA) and the National Distance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Marín-Díaz, Verónica; Morales-Díaz, Marina; Reche-Urbano, Eloísa – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2019
Education mediated by video games is a way of working that is increasingly more evident. Along this line we present the results obtained from a group of pre-service teachers (N=169), who through a quasi-experimental study and the use a questionnaire with 62 items, with a scale to answer to 5 Likert-type, created from Marín and Martín (2014) and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Teaching Methods, Video Games, Technology Uses in Education
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Martín, Estefanía; Roldán-Alvarez, David; Haya, Pablo A.; Fernández-Gaullés, Cristina; Guzmán, Cristian; Quintanar, Hermelinda – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
The adoption of Information and Communication Technologies in early childhood education is crucial for adapting traditional classrooms to the digital era. Over time, young children are increasingly using touch screen technologies such as tablets at home and in early childhood settings. However, the literature shows that there is a significant gap…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education, Learning Processes
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Nikula, Tarja; Moore, Pat – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
After reviewing the concepts of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Translanguaging, this article presents an exploratory study of translanguaging in CLIL contexts. Employing illustrative extracts from a collection of CLIL classroom recordings in Austria, Finland and Spain, we argue that both pedagogic and interpersonal motivations…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Native Language, Classroom Communication, Language Usage
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Saiz-Linares, Ángela; Rodríguez-Hoyos, Carlos; Susinos-Rada, Teresa – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
The objective of this study [Susinos, T. (Dir.), 'Schools moving towards inclusion: Learning from the local community, the student voice and educational support' (I+D+I, EDU2011-29928-C03-03)] is to gain a deeper understanding of the analysis of the discourses that different education professionals in the Spanish education system have on student…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods
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Núñez, Juan L.; León, Jaime – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2019
This research has a dual purpose: to translate into Spanish and validate a classroom engagement measure and, over a semester, to analyse the effect of students' perception of autonomy support on the need for autonomy and the effect of autonomy, in turn, on four types of engagement. Data were collected at three time points from 448 undergraduate…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Personal Autonomy, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Mareque, Mercedes; de Prada Creo, Elena; Gonzalez-Sanchez, Maria Beatriz – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to gain insight into the way leisure activities and soft skills relate to creativity in higher education. It determines which activities have a positive impact on the student body's overall education. Previous research evidences the relationship between specific leisure activities and creativity performance in…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Leisure Time, Correlation, Student Attitudes
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