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Alvarez, Claudia; Cuesta, Liliana – European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL), 2012
This article examines types of interaction from the perspective of intervening agents and interaction outcomes. We argue that the strategic combination of these types of interaction with certain core features (such as dosified input, attainable goal-setting, personalization and collaboration) contribute to creating a more effective relationship…
Descriptors: Interaction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Blended Learning, Graduate Study
Brakas, Nora; Dunn, Kerry; Pittman-Smith, Sally – Online Submission, 2008
The purpose of this work is to present a comprehensive curricular approach that helps childhood educators empower students as developing thinkers who, by connecting with literature, build a deeper and more robust cultural understanding of themselves and others. Based on a formal content analysis, 44 picture books from and about the Middle East and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Content Analysis, Classification, Picture Books
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2008
Teachers educate children in a way that potentially leads these learners to become active agents in constructing a better world. The present study examined teacher candidates' beliefs about the characteristics of self-regulated teacher. Specifically, teacher candidates (N = 71) described the characteristics of a teacher with high teacher's…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary Education, Teacher Characteristics
Matijevic, Milan – Online Submission, 2008
According to the results of a survey conducted in 2006 in Croatia (N = 2,994), 75% of pupils in primary education have a computer at home. Of this number, 70% are connected to the Internet. All elementary schools in Croatia have special classrooms where information can be accessed on the Internet, but it is planned to equip all classrooms with one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Uses in Education
Barnett, Lynn, Ed.; San Felice, Faith, Ed. – American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3), 2006
This report is the result of a national conference convened in December 2005 by the American Association of Community Colleges in partnership with the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) and supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This event, the Teaching by Choice Leadership Summit on Community College…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Science Education, Technology Education
Fritzlar, Torsten – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
Teaching can be understood as acting and deciding in a complex system. On that problem oriented mathematics instruction (POMI) can be characterized as very high complex particularly regarding to mathematical-cognitive aspects. To cope with resulting demands in the long run, the teacher has to be sensitive for this complexity. But what does this…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education, Problem Solving
McCain, Mary – 2002
E-learning's potential for responding to the challenges of adult literacy was explored through a review of research and input from program managers, developers, and funders. The study identified adult literacy e-learning products, programs, and resources that are available or in development. Challenges to greater use of technology in adult…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Computer Uses in Education