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Lutskovskaya, Larisa; Zvereva, Ekaterina V.; Kalashnikova, Elena P. – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The paper provides preliminary study in the field of provision of interpreting services in various health care settings including medical institutions and border-cross points for people with limited official language proficiency in Russia through the prism of linguacultural mediation. Special emphasis is laid on possible barriers in…
Descriptors: Migrants, Translation, Health Services, Patients
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Marcel, Mary – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2017
Alumni are an underutilized resource for input on the oral presentation skills employees need at work and what should be taught in oral-presentation-focused business communication courses. Yet they are in a unique position to assess the utility of what they learned and recommend coursework changes. In survey responses, 1,610 business alumni who…
Descriptors: Alumni, Public Speaking, Employees, Business Communication
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Turnbow, Dominique; Zeidman-Karpinski, Annie – Communications in Information Literacy, 2016
Instruction librarians want clear data showing the effectiveness of our workshops as a way of demonstrating our value in education. This article uses instructional design approaches to show how to make specific changes when writing and measuring our learning outcomes to capture what we are doing in our sessions. Unlike instructors with classes…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Workshops, Librarians, Models
Bell, Stephanie; Lewis, J. P. – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2015
In recent years, the pressure for educators to cultivate civic participation among Canada's apathetic youth voters has been mounting. Between 1998 and 2007, a national wave of curriculum reform introducing or enhancing civic engagement education occurred at the secondary level. In this study, we explore the role and place of civic engagement in…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Course Descriptions, Assignments, Curriculum
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Vetter, Matthew A. – Composition Studies, 2014
Research across disciplines in recent years has demonstrated a number of gains involved in community engagement and service-learning pedagogies. More recently, these pedagogies are being filtered into digital contexts as instructors begin to realize the opportunities made available by online writing venues. This presentation describes a specific…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Academic Libraries, Computer Uses in Education, Encyclopedias
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Rott, Susanne; Weber, Elizabeth Dolly – CALICO Journal, 2013
In this paper we outline an approach to learner preparation that provides a framework to effectively structure a collaborative and cooperative student research assignment using a wiki site as a writing platform. While students are familiar with posting pictures and videos online, they may not be aware of how to effectively integrate text and…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Teaching Methods