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Paker, Turan; Özcan, Yeliz Ergül – Online Submission, 2017
Our study aimed at finding out the effectiveness of corpus-based vocabulary teaching activities as well as students' attitudes towards concordance-based materials when corpus-based tasks in English vocabulary learning are used. The study was conducted in a preparatory school in a private university. The participants were 28 intermediate level…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Tran, Clara Y.; Lyon, Jennifer A. – College & Research Libraries, 2017
This cross-sectional survey focused on faculty use and knowledge of author identifiers and researcher networking systems, and professional use of social media, at a large state university. Results from 296 completed faculty surveys representing all disciplines (9.3% response rate) show low levels of awareness and variable resource preferences. The…
Descriptors: Teacher Surveys, Citations (References), Use Studies, Knowledge Level
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Sánchez Solarte, Ana Clara; Obando Guerrero, Gabriel Vicente; Ibarra Santacruz, Diana – HOW, 2017
This article reports the results of a study whose goal was to determine the views of undergraduate students regarding the English as a foreign language courses they must take as a requirement for graduation at a public university in Colombia. One hundred and thirty students from 10 undergraduate programs were surveyed and their responses were…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kurpis, Lada Helen; Hunter, James – Journal of Marketing Education, 2017
Business schools can increase their competitiveness by offering students intercultural skills development opportunities integrated into the traditional curricula. This article makes a contribution by proposing an approach to developing students' cultural intelligence that is based on the cultural intelligence (CQ) model, experiential learning…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Cross Cultural Studies
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Manburg, Jamie; Moore, Rashid; Griffin, David; Seperson, Marvin – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2017
This paper discusses preservice teachers' perceptions of an online, in-house diversity simulation in an undergraduate teacher education program conducted over a 3-year period. The diversity simulation was a nontraditional capstone experience for 193 preservice teachers in majors ranging from early childhood to secondary education. The diversity…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teacher Education Programs, Online Courses, Computer Simulation
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Riley, Jacqueline; Muñoz, Ava; Green, Laura Chris; Kim, JoHyun – Bilingual Research Journal, 2017
The researchers explored the benefits, challenges and preferred methods of communication of those who took part in the "¡Guiamos!" online and face-to-face mentoring program. Participants included 21 novice pre-service teachers who served as mentees and 32 experienced educators of English language learners who served as mentors. To…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Nagengast, Emil – International Research and Review, 2017
How does short-term study abroad affect students' attitudes toward human rights? What role does study abroad play in human rights education? This study assesses the learning outcomes of two study abroad programs that aimed to promote human rights education. I applied a mixed methods approach to measure the changes in the opinions of students who…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Civil Rights, Student Attitudes, Attitude Change
Koral Gümüsoglu, Eylem; Akay, Emel – Online Submission, 2017
Technology has undergone a lot of radical changes in the last years which have caused the implemention of new paradigms in different sectors. It is almost impossible for education not to be affected from this change in technology. It has shifted from the traditional applications to the technology use in the classrooms. In this case, teachers' role…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Adoption (Ideas), College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Seery, Michael K.; Agustian, Hendra Y.; Doidge, Euan D.; Kucharski, Maciej M.; O'Connor, Helen M.; Price, Amy – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017
Laboratory work is at the core of any chemistry curriculum but literature on the assessment of laboratory skills is scant. In this study we report the use of a peer-observation protocol underpinned by exemplar videos. Students are required to watch exemplar videos for three techniques (titrations, distillations, preparation of standard solutions)…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Chemistry, Laboratory Procedures, Peer Evaluation
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Alabbasi, Daniah – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2017
Teachers and educational institutions are attempting to find an appropriate strategy to motivate as well as engage students in the learning process. Institutions are encouraging the use of gamification in education for the purpose of improving the intrinsic motivation as well as engagement. However, the students' perspective of the issue is…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Educational Games
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Hansen, Kathryn D.; Dawson, Debra L.; Specht, Jacqueline A. – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
Despite increasing rates of entry, students with learning disabilities (LD) continue to face barriers to completing post-secondary education. Faculty attitudes and knowledge are important factors in supporting students with LD, yet little is known about faculty preparation. No valid, reliable, easy-to-administer inventory exists to assess the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Teacher Competencies, Test Construction, Teacher Attitudes
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Roumell, Elizabeth A. L.; Bolliger, Doris U. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2017
Many education doctoral programs offer extensive amounts of coursework online or from a distance utilizing a variety of combinations of course delivery. Given the increase in the number of online programs in recent years, it is reasonable to believe that blended, distance, and online practices will continue to be integrated more widely into…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Doctoral Programs, Online Courses, Blended Learning
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Riehemann, Jens; Jucks, Regina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The digital age has changed how we communicate, inform ourselves, and even how we teach and learn. This study systematically analyses and compares the perspectives of university academics (N = 75) and university students (N = 206) from the field of teacher education on digitized teaching and learning. In a between-subjects design, participants of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Education Programs, College Students
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Owada, Kazuharu – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2017
There are some English verbs that can be used both intransitively and transitively. Verbs such as "break," "close," and "melt" can appear in intransitive active, transitive active, and passive constructions. Although native English speakers know in what kind of context a target verb is used in a certain construction,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Alhaythami, Hassan; Karpinski, Aryn; Kirschner, Paul; Bolden, Edward – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2017
This study examined the psychometric properties of a social-networking site (SNS) activities scale (SNSAS) using Rasch Analysis. Items were also examined with Rasch Principal Components Analysis (PCA) and Differential Item Functioning (DIF) across groups of university students (i.e., males and females from the United States [US] and Europe; N =…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Likert Scales, Psychometrics
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