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Power, John B. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
This paper documents the ongoing development of a framework for reflection for undergraduate learners new to the reflective process. Motivated by the gap between students' abilities and experience of reflection and the expectations of them at undergraduate level, the author experimented with a variety of approaches over a number of years. After…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Reflection, Journal Writing, Guidelines
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Gilliland, Betsy – CATESOL Journal, 2015
In this reflective essay, I share my experiences as a US-based professor leading graduate students on a 2-month teaching practicum in northern Thailand. I describe the process of arranging the practicum in coordination with the host university and the challenges of teaching 2 teacher-education courses while also mentoring novice teachers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Practicums, Teacher Education, Mentors
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Morrison, Kristan – International Education, 2009
The Ministry of Education in the country of Thailand recently announced the establishment of two distinct educational tracks--a conventional/ traditional track and an unconventional/progressive/alternative track. This decision was perhaps guided by the success of innovative pilot education programs in the country, collectively called "the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Program Descriptions
Smith, Ann F. V., Ed.; Strong, Gregory, Ed. – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2009
"Adult Language Learners: Context and Innovation" presents instructional practices that are particularly successful with adults. Adult language learners are goal oriented and direct their learning to fulfill particular needs or demands: to advance their studies, to progress up the career ladder, to follow business opportunities, to pass…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Personal Autonomy, Foreign Countries
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Rubdy, Rani – ELT Journal, 2005
If producing quality research and meeting the attendant demands of thesis and dissertation writing is a difficult process for native speaker students, it is often doubly so for non-native speakers. ESL/EFL students may have the level of language proficiency for admission to their course of study, without yet possessing the necessary textual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Native Speakers, Language Proficiency, Graduate Students