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Hellmann, Jens H.; Paus, Elisabeth; Jucks, Regina – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2014
Seeing the need to change parts of one's teaching project may be the starting point for scholars to seek inspiration and guidance from educational psychologists for innovation in their teaching. In this report, the authors address the question of how educational psychologists can assist lecturers in higher education with the implementation of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Psychology, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Improvement
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Vogt, Karin; Tsagari, Dina – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2014
Training of pre- and in-service teachers constitutes one of the most important aspects in the quality assurance of language testing and assessment (LTA). For instance, foreign language (FL) teachers have to deal with standardised tests as well as their own classroom-based assessment procedures. This means they need the necessary expertise that can…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kuhnle, Claudia; Sinclair, Marta; Hofer, Manfred; Kilian, Britta – Journal of Experimental Education, 2014
Students' learning activities frequently compete with their leisure options, leading to regret after decisions to study. Using a sample of 233 German and 194 Australian undergraduate students, the authors explored possible determinants of the personality construct regret. They investigated whether the level to which students rely on intuition in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Decision Making, Intuition
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Winchester, Jules; Williams, Simon – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2014
This paper aims to provide Business English and EAP practitioners with a rationale for including the analysis of narrative elements in business addresses in their language teaching in order to encourage critical thinking in learners. By studying these elements, and the rhetorical function of the narrative in particular, students can become more…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Corporations, Business English, Critical Thinking
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Wegner, Claas; Weber, Phillip; Ohlberger, Stephanie – Themes in Science and Technology Education, 2014
In order to improve one's teaching in the long run, reflection on the lessons makes up an integral part in the process of developing a sufficient reflection competence. The problem, however, is how this reflection competence can be established in student teachers already and if that concept is compatible with current systems of teacher education…
Descriptors: Science Projects, Reflective Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Check Lists
Mulvaney, Mary Kay, Ed.; Klein, Kim, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2013
In our diverse and interconnected world, expanding students' horizons beyond the classrooms and laboratories of home campuses is increasingly important. Even some of the brightest honors students remain naïve to the causes and ramifications of current world events and lack the necessary intercultural skills to become effective ethical leaders with…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Study Abroad, International Education, College Instruction
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Burmeister, Mareike; Eilks, Ingo – Science Education International, 2013
Sustainable development is a central concern of today's politics across the world. Different political agendas have been developed to promote sustainability and make it a political goal worldwide. As stated in Agenda 21, the political debate seems to agree that education has to play a key role in achieving sustainability. But practices focusing on…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Chemistry, Science Instruction
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Hannig, Andreas; Lemos, Martin; Spreckelsen, Cord; Ohnesorge-Radtke, Ulla; Rafai, Nicole – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2013
The training of motor skills is a crucial aspect of medical education today. Serious games and haptic virtual simulations have been used in the training of surgical procedures. Otherwise, however, a combination of serious games and motor skills training is rarely used in medical education. This article presents Skills-O-Mat, an interactive serious…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dentistry, Medical Education, Computer Games
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Dresel, Markus; Grassinger, Robert – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2013
Changes in achievement motivation over the first semester of university studies were examined with N = 229 freshmen, who were surveyed twice in the present study. Students' academic self-concepts, achievement goals, and subjective values were chosen as theoretically central components of achievement motivation. The results indicated significant…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Achievement Need, Change, Student Surveys
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Sommer, Lutz – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The paper at hand examines the influence of Cognitive Style (CS) and International Experience (IE) on International Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy (IESE) and International Entrepreneurial Intention (IEI) as well as the role of Academic Education (AE) in this context. Method: Based on a survey that was conducted among 111 students the…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Cognitive Style, Academic Education, Models
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Kissau, Scott; Hiller, Florian – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2013
In response to international concern over poor reading skills among adolescent learners, teachers of these students are encouraged to integrate reading comprehension instruction into their classrooms. To increase the likelihood that reading comprehension strategies are effectively used in schools, teachers in all content areas need extensive…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Preferences, Comparative Education
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Grottke, Markus; Pelger, Christoph; Schmiedeberg, Claudia – Accounting Education, 2013
In this paper we focus on the choice that accounting doctoral students from the German-speaking area make, between a future career either in academia or business practice. Based on the results of an online survey, we show that prospective scholars exhibit certain characteristics of passionate researchers more pronouncedly than do future…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, Graduate Students, Student Characteristics
Tatto, Maria Teresa, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), conducted under the aegis of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), was designed to inform policy and practice in mathematics teacher education. For educational policymakers, TEDS-M contributes data on institutional arrangements that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Herkner, Luise; Pydde, Mandy; Tschirpke, Simone – Across the Disciplines, 2012
This article reports about the effort to raise awareness for writing across the curriculum (WAC) and to establish writing centers at German high schools through a pilot project, initiated by a university writing center. The project was run by graduate students from the European University Viadrina (EUV) who in this article share their experience…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Laboratories, Writing (Composition), Peer Teaching
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Lindemann-Matthies, Petra; Constantinou, Costas; Lehnert, Hans-Joachim; Nagel, Ueli; Raper, George; Kadji-Beltran, Chrysanthi – International Journal of Science Education, 2011
This multinational research study was carried out between 2004 and 2006 in four teacher education institutions in Cyprus, England, Switzerland, and Germany. With the help of a written questionnaire, the confidence and perceived competence of preservice primary teachers (N = 690) to deliver biodiversity education in school were investigated. Data…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Recreational Activities
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