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Pu, Shi; Evans, Michael – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2019
While research exists on the effectiveness of pedagogical methods in relation to the development of Chinese students' critical thinking (CT), there has been little research on Chinese students' experiences around CT in relation to their own contexts. This paper reports on the findings of a study that investigated the experiences of the use of CT…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Cultural Context
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Ganassin, Sara – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
This article investigates how pupils and teachers in two Chinese community schools in the UK understand Chinese culture as regards the classroom teaching and other activities offered by the schools such as the celebration of festivals. Working from a social constructionist perspective and building on the work of Adrian Holliday, the study explores…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Community Schools, Asian Culture, Cultural Activities
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Ibrahim, Zana; Al-Hoorie, Ali H. – ELT Journal, 2019
Flow refers to a special experience of total absorption in one task. Sustained flow (also known as directed motivational currents) is the occurrence of flow in a series of tasks aimed at achieving a certain outcome (for example improving proficiency in a second language). In this article, we investigate "shared, sustained flow"--which…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Learning, Cooperative Learning, Teacher Attitudes
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Cameron, Andrew; Galloway, Nicola – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
With the globalization of the English language, Global Englishes (GE) is a growing research paradigm with numerous pedagogical implications for those learning and teaching English. The study reported here provides insights on pre- and in-service Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) practitioners' perceptions of Global Englishes…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Native Speakers
Meri Yilan, Serpil – Online Submission, 2019
This study was undertaken to examine English for Academic Purposes (EAP) students' perceptions and use of online learning resources (OLR), which are freely and openly available digital materials. The study utilized both quantitative and qualitative research instruments to collect data. EAP students who came to the UK to improve their language and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology
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Preece, Siân – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
As universities in the Anglophone world attend to operating on a global stage, linguistic diversity in the sector has intensified. Historically, higher education has adopted language-as-problem orientations to managing linguistic diversity, viewing multilingual repertoires largely as an obstacle. An emerging body of work informed by…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Self Concept, Higher Education, Multilingualism
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Heron, Marion; Thompson, Helen – Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 2019
To date, research on student engagement in a flipped learning approach has almost entirely focused on students' emotional engagement. This study further explores students' engagement through the additional constructs of behavioral and cognitive engagement in a UK pre-service teacher education context. Data were gathered from learning analytics,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Homework, Video Technology, Educational Technology
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Porto, Melina; Yulita, Leticia – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
This article describes an online project in the foreign-language classroom in which Argentinian and British university students communicated across the globe to address a topic of human rights violations. The aim of the article is to answer the question of whether there is a place in language education for forgiveness and discomforting pedagogies.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Higher Education, Civil Rights
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Orsini-Jones, Marina; Cerveró Carrascosa, Abraham – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper reports on how the FutureLearn Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "Becoming a Better Teacher" was blended into English Language Teaching (ELT) university programmes in conjunction with telecollaboration. It discusses how the addition of a MOOC blend can enhance a telecollaborative exchange by adding to it increased…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Blended Learning
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Wang, Isobel Kai-Hui – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The global population of students pursuing studies abroad continues to grow, and consequently their intercultural experiences are receiving greater research attention. However, research into long-term student sojourners' academic development and personal growth is still in its infancy. A parallel mixed method study was designed to investigate the…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Student Attitudes, Foreign Students, English (Second Language)
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Wang, Liyuan; Nesi, Hilary – Frontiers of Education in China, 2018
Chinese business education differs from British business education in many respects. On the whole, it focuses on the acquisition of theoretical knowledge, whereas British business education places far more emphasis on soft management skills and team-work. This paper examines a split-site business degree program offered by a Chinese international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Business Schools
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Al-Khaza'leh, Bilal Ayed – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
The present study aimed at investigating the influence of social power, as a social hierarchy, on perception of speech act of apology by 40 Jordanian second language speakers (JL2Ss) compared to that of 40 Jordanian non-English speakers, those whose English proficiency is low (JNESs) and 40 English native speakers (ENSs). Discourse Completion Test…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Alharbi, Eman S.; Smith, Andrew P. – International Education Studies, 2018
This review aims to address the major sources of stress experienced by international students, the role of individual differences, the chronology of their stress levels and wellbeing over time, and gaps in the existing literature. Two electronic databases (PubMed and Psych Info) were searched for English peer-reviewed articles using eight search…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Well Being, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Naylor, Amanda; Gibbs, Janet – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
This article presents results from an international collaboration between college students and pre-service teachers in Norway and the UK. This research is part of a large, international project exploring and developing the interrelationship between mobile technology and teachers' perceptions of teaching and learning. Data was collected for this…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Online Surveys, Preservice Teachers, Semi Structured Interviews
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McMahon, Patrick – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
The aim of this study was firstly to describe the experiences of international students living and studying in a UK university, to understand and explain their responses to those experiences and to make recommendations to stakeholders in the light of the findings. The research found that international students' two biggest concerns are their…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Foreign Students, College Students, Foreign Countries
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