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Tavarez DaCosta, Pedro – Online Submission, 2019
The present work attracted our attention motivated by the need of seeking ways of helping people learning EFL, with certain "disabilities" than undertaking a research project by itself. The needs for implementing those special program in our country is out of the question, since to the extent that our society and country has been…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Special Needs Students
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Roy, Achinto; Newman, Alexander; Ellenberger, Tori; Pyman, Amanda – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Scholarly studies of international student mobility programs have increased during the last two decades, particularly following the Bologna Declaration. Nevertheless, a systematic review of international student mobility programs and the outcomes and benefits derived from participation in such programs has not been undertaken. This paper provides…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Student Mobility, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Students
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Schwieter, John W.; Ferreira, Aline; Miller, Paul Chamness – Intercultural Education, 2018
English-speaking learners of L2 Spanish who were taking part in a four-week study abroad program in Spain and Japanese-speaking learners of L2 English who were individually studying in year-long abroad experiences participated in the present study. Quantitative and qualitative data from language questionnaires and contact profiles along with…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Attitudes, Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning
Vetere, Timothy Matthew – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation reports on a qualitative longitudinal study that explores the original conceptualization of drama-based instruction (DBI) in the L2 classroom among ten K-12 teacher-candidates in a language teacher preparation program. It gives particular attention to two case study participants as they continued to (re)conceptualize drama-based…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Drama, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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Lunneblad, Johannes; Dance, L. Janelle – Ethnography and Education, 2014
This article reveals how test-based performativity pressures interfere with the pedagogical approaches preferred by teachers of second-language learners. Our findings derive from ethnographic research conducted in two non-mainstream high schools: one in a US city and other one in a Swedish city. Both schools serve immigrant students who speak…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High Schools, Foreign Countries, Low Income
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Castrillo, María Dolores; Bárcena, Elena; Pareja-Lora, Antonio –, 2014
According to a recent research carried out by Aruba Networks (2014) in the US, the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Sweden, South Africa, Saudi Arabia and UAE, 86% of all respondents have two or more devices that can connect to the internet, and nearly two thirds (64%) already own three or more mobile devices with this feature; another 39% own four or…
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Program Implementation, Electronic Learning, Courseware
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Bradley, Linda; Lindström, Berner; Rystedt, Hans; Gustafsson, Magnus –, 2011
Web based writing platforms allowing for exchanges across the world are increasingly being used in education. These recent forms of textual practice are highly related to conditions offered by the technology, allowing users, who previously were primarily consumers, to become producers of text. This chapter investigates student interaction over a…
Descriptors: Poetry, Intercultural Communication, Translation, Second Language Learning
Extra, Guus, Ed.; Gorter, Durk, Ed. – 2001
This book focuses on the minority languages of Europe, those other than the national languages of European Union member states, by looking at the demographic, sociolinguistic, and educational aspects of both regional and immigrant languages. Empirical evidence for the status of these other languages of multicultural Europe is brought together in a…
Descriptors: Arabic, Basque, Cultural Maintenance, Educational Policy
This document contains 15 papers from the information technology (IT) in vocational education and training (VET) section of an international conference on VET for lifelong learning in the information era. The following papers are included: "Adapting the System of Continuing Vocational Education for the 3rd Industrial Revolution--Experiences…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Business English, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
Kuhl, Patricia K. – 1992
A new series of studies on adults' and infants' perception of phonetic "prototypes," exceptionally good instances of phonetic categories, show that prototypes play a unique role in speech perception. Phonetic category prototypes function like "perceptual magnets" for other stimuli in the category. They attract nearby members of…
Descriptors: Adults, Communication Research, Foreign Countries, Infants
Opper, Susan; And Others – 1990
This is the second volume of a report on the findings of an international research effort designed to analyze the structures and impact of study abroad programs offered by higher education institutions in France, West Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. This volume focuses primarily upon study abroad program participants,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Age, Cultural Education
Paulston, Christina Bratt – 1992
This anthology of sociolinguistic/anthropologically-oriented articles on ethnic bilingualism and bilingual education seeks to understand bilingual education outside of the methodological-pedagogical issues involved, that is, from a theory and research, rather than classroom, perspective. Bilingual education is seen as the result of societal…
Descriptors: Anthropological Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
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Paulston, Christina Bratt – 1977
The language problem of emigrant children has two major aspects: (1) concern for mother tongue maintenance; and (2) concern that the children are not learning the second language, which is the official language of the host country. The first is primarily the concern of the family, whereas the second is the concern of the entire community. Massive…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Children, Educational Legislation
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Roesler, Dietmar – Zielsprache Deutsch, 1977
Gives a history of traditional and audiolingual methods of language teaching. Reports on one Swedish and two U.S. long-term experiments. The two methods are found to be of about equal value. The most recent publications reveal a tendency to synthesize the two. (Text is in German.) (IFS/WGA)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Conventional Instruction, Educational Experiments, Language Instruction