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Okike, Benedict O. I.; Adetoro, 'Niran – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Advances in Information and Communication Technology have significantly affected the way information is acquired, processed, stored, retrieved, communicated as well as secured. This has changed the way Librarians handle and secure information systems while users are expected to have some level of information and communication technology skills to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Users (Information), Information Technology, Information Systems
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Al-araibi, Asma Ali Mosa; Naz'ri bin Mahrin, Mohd; Yusoff, Rasimah Che Mohd; Chuprat, Suriayati Binti – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The rate of adoption of e-learning has increased significantly in most higher education institutions in the world. E-learning refers to the use of electronic media, educational technology, also; information and communication technology (ICT) in the educational process. The aim for adopting e-learning is to provide students with educational…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Readiness, Educational Technology, Information Technology
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Nonis, Sarath A.; Hudson, Gail I. – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
Applied research is a course that has been taught to develop and effectively assess critical thinking skills in marketing students. A modified version of the problem-solving model using explicit problem-solving processes is employed in the design of course material and delivery. Assessment data support students' ability to critically think at both…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Problem Solving
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Bendermacher, G. W. G.; oude Egbrink, M. G. A.; Wolfhagen, H. A. P.; Leppink, J.; Dolmans, D. H. J. M. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
To this date, research on the interplay between organisational structure/managerial and organisational value/psychological elements which impact on educational quality is scarce and fragmented. As a consequence of a lack of knowledge in this area, institutions often address these elements in isolation, moving past integral approaches, which…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Administrative Organization, Educational Quality, Path Analysis
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Williams, Ryan J.; Chergosky, Anthony J. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
This article describes various iterations of a Supreme Court simulation that we developed for undergraduate political science classes. We address when simulations should be used to introduce a topic to students, and when simulations should be used to develop students' understanding of a topic after introducing it. In the simulations, we played the…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Simulation, Political Science, Teaching Methods
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Moser, Kelly M.; Ivy, Jessica; Hopper, Peggy F. – Middle School Journal, 2019
Education for young adolescents must be challenging, relevant, integrative, and exploratory. Integrative teaching (e.g., interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, cross-disciplinary, etc.) benefits middle-level learners as it potentially increases student engagement, motivation, and achievement. It provides learners with the opportunity to synthesize…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Course Content, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learner Engagement
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Wunische, Adam – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
Active learning techniques are being use with increasing frequency in the classroom and more time is being dedicated to designing and implementing them. However, the literature still suffers from a lack of rigorous empirical methods to test the effects of simulations. Most of the claimed benefits of utilizing simulations, and other active learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Lecture Method, Political Science
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Djumingin, Sulastriningsih; Weda, Sukardi; Juanda – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2019
Anxiety in the classroom presentation has a debilitating effect on students' success in learning a foreign language (FL) or a second language (L2). This article aimed at investigating students' Anxiety in classroom presentation in Teaching-Learning Interaction of English as a Foreign Language for Students of Indonesian Study Program in general at…
Descriptors: Anxiety, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Jaime Osorio, María Fernanda; Caicedo Muñoz, Mabel Catalina; Trujillo Bohórquez, Iván Camilo – HOW, 2019
This article reports on an action-research study which examined the impact of a radio program as a strategy to develop the speaking skills of a mixed course at a private institution in Colombia. Hence, data were collected from 18 students through tests, surveys, field notes, and interviews. The results indicate that there is an important…
Descriptors: Radio, Action Research, Teaching Methods, Program Descriptions
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Malott, Krista; Wahesh, Edward; Crawford, Emily – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Negative emotional reactions toward those of differing social identities is both common and detrimental to the development of relationships that are essential for effective work, living, and educational spaces. In this study we assessed the impact of an (elaborated) imagined contact intervention (eICI) on undergraduate students' anxiety levels…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Emotional Response, Intervention, Social Differences
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Yangin Eksi, Gonca; Yilmaz Yakisik, Burçak; Asik, Asuman; Fisne, Fatima Nur; Werbinska, Dorota; Cavalheiro, Lili – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2019
The concept of professional agency has recently been predominating in the field of teacher education. Despite this considerable attention given to exploring professional agency embedded in different contexts, there is still scarcity in research on teacher trainees' agentic roles. To this end, this study focuses on exploring the impact of practicum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Language Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Tho, Nguyen Dinh – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of the hardiness of university business students. Overall hardiness, and its individual components of commitment, control and challenge, were all explored in relation to students' quality of university life, quality of life and learning performance. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Environment, Quality of Life, Academic Achievement
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Cooper, G.; Park, H.; Nasr, Z.; Thong, L. P.; Johnson, R. – Educational Media International, 2019
Virtual reality (VR) platforms act as a potentially transformative tool in learning and teaching. The aim of this study was to examine pre-service teachers' (PST) perceptions about VR, inclusive of their beliefs about its capacity to be used as a teaching and learning tool. A case-study, conducted at an urban university in Australia involved a…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Setiyadi, Ag. Bambang; Mahpul; Wicaksono, B. Anggit – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Motivation, which refers to students' reasons for acting, has been well explored in language learning. However, studies on motivation in language learning in many countries have been predominantly inspired by theories of motivation in learning English developed in western countries. The current study serves to: i) identify the motivational…
Descriptors: Case Studies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bennett, Daniel L.; Edwards, Elyssa; Ngai, Courtney – Educational Studies, 2019
We study the effects of homeschool background and time use on academic performance among students at Patrick Henry College, a private religious institution with a 63-credit core classical liberal arts curriculum. Using ordinary least squares regression analysis, we examine four research questions: (1) Does time use influence academic performance?…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Home Schooling, Private Colleges, Parent Background
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