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Boakye, Naomi A. N. Y. – English Language Teaching, 2017
There have been a number of studies on reading interventions to improve students' reading proficiency, yet the majority of these interventions are undertaken with the assumption that students' reading challenges are obvious and generic in nature. The interventions do not take into consideration the diversity in students' reading backgrounds and…
Descriptors: Profiles, Intervention, Reading Programs, Sociology
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Tomlin, Kathleen A.; Metzger, Matthew L.; Bradley-Geist, Jill; Gonzalez-Padron, Tracy – Journal of Management Education, 2017
Ethics blind spots, which have become a keystone of the emerging behavioral ethics literature, are essentially biases, heuristics, and psychological traps. Though students typically recognize that ethical challenges exist in the world at large, they often fail to see when they are personally prone to ethics blind spots. This creates an obstacle…
Descriptors: Ethics, Self Concept, Social Psychology, Heuristics
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Vojtech, Gabrielle; Grissett, Judy – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
Research indicates that students find open educational resources (OER) favorable, but there is no research regarding students' perceptions of faculty who use open textbooks. In the present study we examined this topic experimentally with two undergraduate psychology courses at a small public university. Participants read two passages--one about an…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, College Faculty, Textbooks
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Wach, Aleksandra – TESL-EJ, 2017
This study examines intercultural learning during an email collaboration project carried out as part of an EFL didactics course attended by Polish and Romanian teacher-trainees. Email entries and the results of a final questionnaire were used as sources of data that offered insight into the intercultural dimension of the participants'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Feng, Xiaoying; Xie, Jingjing; Liu, Yue – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
Tutoring involves providing learners with a suitable level of structure and guidance to support their learning. This study reports on an exploration of how to design such structure and guidance (i.e., learning scaffolds) in the Chinese online educational context, and in so doing, answer the following two questions: (a) What scaffolding strategies…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Tutoring, Inquiry, Foreign Countries
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Jansen, Renée S.; van Leeuwen, Anouschka; Janssen, Jeroen; Kester, Liesbeth; Kalz, Marco – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2017
The number of students engaged in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is increasing rapidly. Due to the autonomy of students in this type of education, students in MOOCs are required to regulate their learning to a greater extent than students in traditional, face-to-face education. However, there is no questionnaire available suited for this…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Independent Study, Questionnaires, Likert Scales
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Wainwright, Elaine; Attridge, Nina; Wainwright, David; Alcock, Lara; Inglis, Matthew – Research in Mathematics Education, 2017
The Theory of Formal Discipline (TFD) suggests that studying mathematics improves general thinking skills. Empirical evidence for the TFD is sparse, yet it is cited in policy reports as a justification for the importance of mathematics in school curricula. The study reported in this article investigated the extent to which influential UK advocates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Logical Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Mercer-Mapstone, Lucy; Kuchel, Louise – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2017
Science communication is a diverse and transdisciplinary field and is taught most effectively when the skills involved are tailored to specific educational contexts. Few academic resources exist to guide the teaching of communication with non-scientific audiences for an undergraduate science context. This mixed methods study aimed to explore what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Science Education, Scientific and Technical Information
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Yanxia, Yang – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Test anxiety was a commonly known or assumed factor that could greatly influence performance of test takers. With the employment of designed questionnaires and computer-based spoken English test, this paper explored test anxiety manifestation of Chinese college students from both macro and micro aspects, and found out that the major anxiety in…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Questionnaires, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Podges, Martin; Kommers, Piet – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Three different groups in a class of first-year tertiary engineering students had to solve a problem based on a project by applying the distinctive problem-based learning (PBL) approach. Each group's project (PBL project) was then studied by the other two groups after successful completion and demonstration. Each group then had to study the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education
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Al-Hebaishi, Safaa Mohammad – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Peer teaching has become a productive learning strategy at all education levels. Peer Instruction Method is carried out in a range of forms and contexts like co-tutoring, reciprocal tutoring and discussion groups without teachers. To examine the effectiveness of using the peer instruction method to enhance the conceptual comprehension of…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Preservice Teachers, Instructional Effectiveness, Methods Courses
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Heller, Monica L.; Cassady, Jerrell C. – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2017
The current study explored the impact of internal and external barriers (e.g., academic anxiety, employment) that place subgroups of college students at risk for academic failure in the first year. The mitigating potential of academic resource management strategies (e.g., time-study environment) was also examined. In a sample of 885 first-semester…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Freshmen, Barriers
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Avgousti, Charalambos – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The study discovered why teachers around the world choose the Teaching profession and the factors affecting their choices. The study is meaningful to teacher education curriculum developers and teacher recruiters, for revealing the effects of teachers' perceptions on their career planning and professional growth. The findings from inferential…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Career Choice, Performance Factors, Teacher Attitudes
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Paulson Gjerde, Kathy; Padgett, Margaret Y.; Skinner, Deborah – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Much has been written in higher education assessing the value of feedback. This article seeks to explore how altering the feedback message might influence student learning and perceptions of learning. Feedback was provided on in-class quizzes in either the process portion or outcome portion of the quiz. Not only did process-oriented feedback have…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Intermode Differences, Performance Based Assessment, Student Attitudes
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Raye, Lee – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2017
Scholarship on instructive technologies in higher education has emphasized the use of high-tech facilitative technologies for long-term use, and low-tech props to illustrate single topics. This paper, on the contrary, discusses the use of a long-term, low-tech instructional technology: Llewelyn the Lynx was a soft animal used to assist with…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Higher Education, Case Studies, First Year Seminars
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