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Alahdadi, Shadi; Ghanizadeh, Afsaneh – Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research, 2017
A key objective of education is to prepare individuals to be fully-functioning learners. This entails developing the cognitive, metacognitive, motivational, cultural, and emotional competencies. The present study aimed to examine the interrelationships among adaptability, tolerance of ambiguity, cultural intelligence, learning approach, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cognitive Style, Translation, Language Teachers
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Vanfretti, Luigi; Farrokhabadi, Mostafa – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2015
This article presents the implementation of the constructive alignment theory (CAT) in a power system analysis course through a consensus-based course design process. The consensus-based design process involves both the instructor and graduate-level students and it aims to develop the CAT framework in a holistic manner with the goal of including…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Engineering Education, Power Technology, Systems Analysis
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Westhues, Anne; Barsen, Chia; Freymond, Nancy; Train, Patricia – Journal of Social Work Education, 2014
In this article, we report the findings from a study exploring the effects of a problem-based learning (PBL) approach to teaching and learning on learning outcomes for master's of social work (MSW) students. Students who participated in a PBL pilot project were compared with students who did not participate in 5 outcome areas: social work…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Masters Programs, Social Work, Teaching Methods
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Kaye, Linda K.; Brewer, Gayle – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
The current study examined approaches to teaching in a postgraduate psychology sample. This included considering teaching-focused (information transfer) and student-focused (conceptual changes in understanding) approaches to teaching. Postgraduate teachers of psychology (N = 113) completed a questionnaire measuring their use of a teacher- or…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Psychology, Graduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Trekles, Anastasia M.; Sims, Roderick – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2013
The purpose of this exploratory case study was to explore instructional design strategies and characteristics of online, asynchronous accelerated courses and students' choices of deep or surface learning approaches within this environment. An increasing number of university programs, particularly at the graduate level, are moving to an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Online Courses, Acceleration (Education), Qualitative Research
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Taher, Adahi Moulaye M'Hamed; Jin, Chen – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
This study empirically investigated learning approaches of management graduate students in China. The representative sample consisted of 208 MBA students in a professional accreditation business program in careers, namely the part-time MBA program, provided by Zhejiang University (ZJU) during the 2010/2011 academic year. The instrument used to…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Graduate Students, Criticism, Questionnaires