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Warner-Ault, Ann – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
The current study explores utilizing the ACTFL cultural framework to structure synchronous video-based speaking activities and subsequent class discussions. The study includes 39 students in two sections of an intermediate-level college Spanish course who engaged in five 30-minute conversations with native speakers of Spanish via Talk Abroad…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Porto, Melina – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2019
This article shows the potential of the Council of Europe's Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters and Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters through Visual Media to develop quality education in the (foreign) language classroom in Higher Education. Whereas the literature focuses on their contributions to fostering intercultural awareness and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Autobiographies
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Masterson, Mary – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Although culture is deeply embedded in language, cultural proficiency is not always gained during language learning. Experiential pedagogies that emphasize reflection may be appropriate for such learning. Purpose: This research explored pupils' self-awareness as they engaged in the co-construction of personal life stories in one…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Kim, Young Hoon; Spears, Daniel L.; Vargas-Ortega, Elecer E.; Kim, Tae-Hee – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to review the current joint master's program between two international institutions in the USA and Costa Rica; to identify students' perceptions and experiences with the sustainability house (SH); and to apply these experiences in an effort to improve the practical learning environment for future students.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Tourism, Masters Programs
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Renner, Julia – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2017
The present paper examines negotiation of meaning and language-related episodes in Chinese-German eTandem interaction, focusing on Chinese as target language. Against the background of the interactionist approach to language learning and drawing upon Swain and Lapkin's (1998, Interaction and second language learning: Two adolescent French…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, German, Chinese, Synchronous Communication
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del Rosal, Karla; Conry, Jillian; Wu, Sumei – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
Due to demographic changes, there is a growing number of adolescent students who learn in classrooms in which their teacher and peers come from cultural and linguistic backgrounds that are different from theirs. In these diverse classrooms, teachers need to be able to facilitate language learning spaces that are welcoming for all children,…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Self Concept
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Lugea, Jane – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The newly formed Linguistics and Modern Languages subject area at University of Huddersfield sought to revamp our curriculum to embed employability into our teaching so that students could understand the relevance of their subject to life outside and after university. To this end, we decided to adapt and specialise the generic placement module…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies, Employment Potential
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Baker, Will; Watson, Julie – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2014
With an ever increasing array of technologies offering potential for the delivery of educational e-content and support of online communication and interaction, distance learning has an opportunity to make the transition to authentic online learning and teaching as never before. However, it seems that institutions are only slowly exploiting this…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Language Teachers
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Bradshaw, Peter; Younie, Sarah; Jones, Sarah – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2013
Purpose: This paper aims to report on an externally-funded project and forms part of its dissemination. Design/methodology/approach: The objectives are achieved through a theoretical framing of the project and an alignment of these with the contexts for the project--namely the Professional Standards Framework of the HEA, its use in postgraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Source Technology, Program Descriptions, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Cochrane, Thomas; Buchem, Ilona; Camacho, Mar; Cronin, Catherine; Gordon, Averill; Keegan, Helen – Research in Learning Technology, 2013
Within the background where education is increasingly driven by the economies of scale and research funding, we propose an alternative online open and connected framework (OOC) for building global learning communities using mobile social media. We critique a three year action research case study involving building collaborative global learning…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Communities of Practice, Criticism, Social Networks
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Svensson, Patrik – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2012
This article argues that the digital humanities can be seen as a humanities project in a time of significant change in the academy. The background is a number of scholarly, educational and technical challenges, the multiple epistemic traditions linked to the digital humanities, the potential reach of the field across and outside the humanities,…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Change, Federal Programs
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Danby, Susan; Lee, Alison – Australian Universities' Review, 2012
With growing international interest in diversifying sites for pedagogical work within the doctorate, doctoral programmes of different kinds are being developed in different disciplinary, institutional and national settings. However, little is known about how the pedagogical work of these programmes is designed and enacted, and with what effects.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Social Action, Doctoral Programs
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Novy, Andreas – Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this self-reflective paper is to focus on practical efforts to combat inequality and foster intercultural dialogue in education. It introduces "knowledge alliances", a type of social practice open for education technologies. Design/methodology/approach: The paper is structured in a theoretical and an empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation
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Hodgkinson-Williams, Cheryl; Paskevicius, Michael – Distance Education, 2012
Like many universities worldwide, the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa has joined the open educational resources (OER) movement, making a selection of teaching and learning materials available through its OER directory, UCT OpenContent. However, persuading and then supporting busy academics to share their teaching materials as OER…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Graduate Students, Student Role
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Turcsányi-Szabó, Márta – Informatics in Education, 2012
The paper composes a framework for learning design, using Web 2.0 technologies in teacher training, transferring the advancement in technology to become an affordance in the teaching/learning process, based on Bloom's Extended Digital Taxonomy in order to enhance the Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge of teachers. As a case study, it…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Teacher Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Web 2.0 Technologies
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