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Malhotra, Shrishti – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2019
This article attempts to locate the 'English-Speaking' class in contemporary India. By unpacking different aspects of one such class in Mumbai, it sheds light on the ways in which students, teachers and those who run the class view the 'English-Speaking' course and the ability to speak 'good English'.
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Attitudes
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Sucharita, V.; Sujatha, K. – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
The provision of 25% reservations in private schools under Right to Education Act (RTE) for children belonging to weaker sections and disadvantaged groups has garnered much debate among researchers as well as the common people in India. The overarching goal of such provision is to promote social inclusion that recognises the diversity of children…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Private Schools, Case Studies, Social Integration
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Maheshwari, Prateek; Seth, Nitin – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to suggest a methodology for evaluating the effectiveness of the flipped classroom (FC) model over traditional lecture-based teaching. It also proposed a tool to measure students' perception toward the flipped approach in context of Indian management education. Design/methodology/approach: This study employs…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Academic Achievement, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Kant, Nikhil – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in higher education has gained momentum in previous decades. ODL institutions too require competitiveness in the market place of educational products/ services through their capabilities and core competencies by adopting "cost and/or differentiation strategy," especially due to the increasing competition…
Descriptors: Competition, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Ramesh, P.; Thammi Raju, D.; Reddy, K. M.; Krishnan, P.; Biswas, Amit; Umamaheshwari, T. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2019
Purpose: The study aims at finding out relevance and knowledge levels of selected teaching competencies as perceived by educational administrators, faculty and students, in order to assess the training needs of faculty of agricultural universities. Methodology: Relevance and knowledge levels were tested through a teaching competency questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Moran, Eamonn; Misra, Debananda – London Review of Education, 2018
This article discusses the current challenges faced by the two authors--both participants on a professional doctorate (PD) programme in education at a leading UK university--in gaining legitimacy as higher education (HE) professionals. By: (1) reflecting upon their own professional experiences in HE and as PD students; (2) utilizing…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Graduate Students
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Gupta, Akriti; Singh, Satendra; Khaliq, Farah; Dhaliwal, Upreet; Madhu, S. V. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
In the country presently, preclinical medical students are not routinely exposed to real patients. Thus, when they start clinical postings, they are found to have poor clinical reasoning skills. Simulated virtual patients (SVPs) can improve clinical skills without endangering real patients. This pilot study describes the development of two SVPs in…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Patients, Clinical Experience, Physiology
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Sra, Pushp; Chakraborty, Pinaki – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have lately emerged as an effective form of distance education. Computer science is one of those disciplines in which MOOCs are quite common. We conducted a survey to know the opinion of computer science instructors and undergraduate students on MOOCs in an Indian university in March 2018. Of the 26 instructors…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Kazi, Asma Shahid; Aziz, Fakhra; Quraishi, Uzma – SAGE Open, 2018
This study is an attempt to investigate the impact of educational facilities of a school on various aspects of self-efficacy, confidence, and character building of the underprivileged people in Dera Jutta, a village in Southern Punjab. Trust for Rural Uplift and Community Education (TRUCE) was initiated in the year 2000, and under its auspices,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Self Esteem, Student Characteristics
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Chandrasegaran, Jennifer; P., Padmakumari – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2018
A positive teacher-student relationship has for long been considered, a developmental asset for children from kindergarten to high school (Birch & Ladd, 1997). Such a relationship is usually characterised by less conflict and increased understanding between both. Students who enjoy a supportive relationship with their teachers, achieve at…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Role, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Alzahrani, Abdulaziz A. – World Journal of Education, 2018
In recent decades, the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has changed according to the different goals and studies that have been applied. Therefore, it is very important to explore and examine these changes and identify the development of use and conception of MOOCs. This research is considered empirical in nature and focuses on studies…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Gupta, Anika; Garg, Deepak; Kumar, Parteek – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2018
Contribution: This paper contributes to the literature by confirming the existence, in gender and socio-economic diversified higher educational environments, of differential evaluation ratings given by students to their teachers. Background: Women and low socio-economic classes have historically been under-represented, both as students and…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Gender Differences, Socioeconomic Status, College Students
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Varghese, Vivek; Karki, Prakat – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2018
The study investigated the preferred methods of teaching and learning English language among a sample of teachers and students from higher secondary schools in Bangalore, India. A total of 67 participants took part in this study which included 30 students (m=14, f=16) and 37 teachers (m=16, f=21). The Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) method…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction