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Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
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Lee, Ena – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2015
While current conceptualisations of the inextricable connection between language and culture in English language education are largely informed by complex sociocultural theories that view culture as constructed in and through social practices among people, classroom practices continue to be influenced by mainstream discourses of culture that…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Fournier, Hélène; Kop, Rita – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
This paper will present current work on various frameworks that are aimed at guiding the research, development, and evaluation efforts around Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Initiatives and activities, including current work by the National Research Council (NRC) in the context of Learning and Performance Support Systems and MOOCs, will be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Case Studies, Educational Research
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McAskill, William – College Quarterly, 2008
In response to the rapid advances in information technology, greater pressure has been placed on academic libraries and teaching faculty to incorporate information literacy skills into the curriculum. Although these skills have been taught for decades, the principles and concepts of information literacy have taken on new urgency as they are…
Descriptors: Information Management, Academic Libraries, Information Technology, Information Literacy
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Hurlock, Debb; Barlow, Constance; Phelan, Anne; Myrick, Florence; Sawa, Russell; Rogers, Gayla – Teaching in Higher Education, 2008
This article is situated within an experience of conflict for Tina, a social work student, who is caught between her beliefs about the virtues of social work practice, and her disillusioning encounter with the school's administration. In this paper, we interpret Tina's experience of conflict by drawing on the central concepts of liminality and…
Descriptors: Conflict, Student College Relationship, Social Work, Professional Education
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Nykiforuk, Candace; Gavin, Trisha; Yessis, Jennifer; Spencer, Adam; Lauzon, Nicki; Pearce, Nancy; Cyarto, Liz – Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 2003
Presents the perspective of students who have competed in the Case Competition of the Canadian Evaluation Society in which teams of three to five students analyze an evaluation case and present findings to a panel of judges. Students describe participation as a unique and invaluable learning experience. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Competition, Educational Benefits
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Courney, Bea; Etchegary, Holly – Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 2003
Describes the Case Competition established by the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society based on the national Case Competition model. Describes the competition as an opportunity for students to gain skills, confidence, and contacts while working as teams. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Competition, Educational Benefits
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Seasons, Mark; Myers, Anita M. – Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 2003
Presents some reflections on the Case Competition of the Canadian Evaluation Society from the perspective of coaches who prepare students for the competition. Outlines the preparation for and the rewards of the experience. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Competition, Educational Benefits
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Bergeron, Natasha; Welsh, Paul – Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 2003
Illustrates the contribution that the Student Case Competition of the Canadian Evaluation Society can make to agencies with evaluation needs by describing the experience of an addiction and family services program whose gambling addiction treatment program used as the case in the qualifying round of the 1998 competition. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Community Programs, Competition
Monal, Isabel; And Others – 1984
Case studies of study service activities (activities that adapt higher education more closely to the community) are examined. The document describes 21 such studies, one from each of 21 countries, undertaken by college students in the community. Background information is included on the origin, conditions, and need for study service in higher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Cooperative Education, Education Work Relationship
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Uzawa, Kozue – Journal of Second Language Writing, 1996
Examines the writing and translation processes of second-language learners both in their native and second languages. Results indicate that most students used a "what-next" approach in their writing tasks in both languages and a "sentence-by-sentence" approach in the translation task. Attention patterns in both writing tasks…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Harley, Birgit – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1994
Considers various factors relating to the failure of recent Canadian graduates of French immersion programs to make substantial use of French immediately following their schooling. The article presents some case studies of adult Canadians engaged in maintaining or improving their French skills. (29 references) (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Adults, Case Studies, College Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lessard-Clouston, Michael – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1996
Building on the prior work of Sanaoui (1995), this article reports on the results of administering a self-report questionnaire to students of English as a Second Language to discover the vocabulary learning activities that learners engaged in outside class. Discusses why a structured learning approach did not predict either greater vocabulary…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries