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Junus, Kasiyah; Suhartanto, Heru; R-Suradijono, Sri Hartati; Santoso, Harry Budi; Sadita, Lia – Journal of Educators Online, 2019
An online discussion forum has the potential to facilitate collaborative learning that improves students' critical thinking. To explain the collaborative online learning experience, the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model has been proposed by a group of researchers. The model captures an in-depth and meaningful collaborative online learning process…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking
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Ghaith, Ghazi – TESL-EJ, 2019
This study investigates the interrelatedness the English as a foreign language demotivation factors of learning difficulties, threats to self-worth, monotonous teaching, poor student-teacher relationships, and learners' proficiency in critical reading and writing. Eighty (n =80) EFL learners participated in the study. The rationale for the study…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Writing (Composition), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Woitkowski, David – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2019
University professors' views of nature of science play an important role when guiding undergraduate students into the culture of practicing physicists. While these topics have a long-standing tradition in U.S. curricula they are not part of German educational standards or curricula. Additionally professors' views--in contrast to those of their…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Scientific Principles, Academic Standards
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Kent, David – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
Although studies using student response systems (SRSs) within the English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom are relatively rare, there is increasing evidence from a range of disciplines to highlight the potential behind application of these systems for student learning. Consequently, this study contributes to filling this gap by demonstrating…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ribchester, Chris; Healey, Ruth L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Universities are paying increased attention to how they might support the ethical development of their students as one of a range of graduate attributes that will enable them to negotiate increasingly complex professional, civic and personal futures. Scenario-based learning is a long-standing strategy used in ethical teaching, and this paper…
Descriptors: Ethics, Thinking Skills, Vignettes, Teaching Methods
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Hayton, John William – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This article delivers an evaluation of a pedagogical intervention implemented within a first-year undergraduate university module. The intervention, termed the student-led tutorial (SLT), is based on the concept of the tutorless tutorial and presents a platform for student learning which was designed to increase active learning prior to their…
Descriptors: Tutorial Programs, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, College Freshmen
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Tauringana, Venancio; Mbah, Marcellus; Alexander, Phyllis – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This paper reports the results of a case study investigating the importance and awareness of national student survey (NSS) improvement initiatives in one department at a university in the South of England. The paper is motivated by the observation that despite many initiatives that the Department put in place since 2011 in response to poor NSS…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Undergraduate Students, Educational Improvement, National Surveys
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Zainuddin, Zamzami; Perera, Corinne Jacqueline – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This study aimed at identifying the differences between a flipped classroom and a non-flipped classroom instructional model, based on the Self-Determination Theory (SDT). This study employed a mixed-method research approach, using post-tests, questionnaires and focus group interviews during the data collection process. Sixty-one students were the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Competence, Self Determination, Independent Study
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Haj-Yahya, Aehsan – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
The study reported here addresses pre-service and in-service teachers' attitudes toward mathematical-geometrical definitions. The goal of the study is to investigate whether understanding the role of definitions as classification and identification criteria will guarantee that participants: (1) accept that there may be more than one equivalent…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Definitions, Preservice Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education
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Bachelor, Jeremy W.; Barros García, María Jesús – Online Submission, 2019
The present study sought to evaluate the pragmatic competence of heritage learners of Spanish in regard to compliment sequences and the impact that pragmatic lessons would have on these students. To this end, pre and post tests to assess pragmatic recognition in regard to Spanish compliments were designed by the researchers and completed by the…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
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Janchai, Worawit; Siddoo, Veeraporn; Sawattawee, Jinda – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2019
This article presents the research related to the work integrated learning (WIL) model. The objectives were to explore their characteristics and the techniques associated with them. The focus is models linked to the IT industry or IT department in non-IT industries. A systematic literature review (SLR) was applied as the methodology. The authors…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Models, Cooperative Learning, Information Technology
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Tokmak, Hatice Sancar; Yakin, Ilker; Dogusoy, Berrin – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
The purpose of this case study was to explore prospective English education teachers' (PEET) experiences of digital storytelling (DST) through a flipped classroom approach. 36 prospective teachers who enrolled in a computer literacy course participated in the study. The data was collected through a demographic questionnaire, three open-ended…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
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East, Martin – Language Learning Journal, 2019
The communicative language teaching approach that informs many school modern foreign language programmes has been realised in different ways as theorists and practitioners have sought to identify the most effective combinations of instruction and use [Mitchell, R. 2000. Applied linguistics and evidence-based classroom practice: the case of foreign…
Descriptors: Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Programs, Foreign Countries
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Orta, David; Murguia, Edward; Cruz, Cristina – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2019
We query the role that sorority involvement serves in the college experiences of Latinas in ethnic sororities. We find that Latina sorority members at first experience culture shock and marginalization at a selective, predominantly White university in the Southwest. Our respondents were incorporated into Latina sororities, which provided them with…
Descriptors: Sororities, Hispanic American Students, Culture Conflict, Role
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Veliz, Leonardo; Veliz-Campos, Mauricio – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The present study aims to critically interrogate the role of Critical Thinking (CT) in English language education in Chile through the analysis of teacher educators' and postgraduate students' perceptions and understandings of CT in relation to their academic trajectories through university. Five postgraduate students and five teacher educators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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