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Sari, Mediha; Türkkan, Buket Turhan; Yolcu, Ece – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Engaging in business life actively with industrialization, modernism movements and making a significant improvement in getting higher education degrees, the women's getting postgraduate degrees--especially seen as a very challenging and demanding pathway by many people--has various effects on their social lives. The aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Sex Role, Gender Issues
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Dey-Plissonneau, Aparajita –, 2018
This study aims to identify a few perception-action relations or affordances enacted in an asymmetrical (tutor-tutee) videoconferencing environment for L2 learning. Following Engeström's (2014) Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) and an ecological Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) perspective, the study focusses on the interactions…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Videoconferencing, Second Language Instruction
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Mirzaei, Maryam Sadat; Meshgi, Kourosh; Nishida, Toyoaki –, 2018
This paper introduces a new captioning tool, Partial and Synchronized Caption with Hints (PSCH), as a means to facilitate second language (L2) listening by providing cues for ambiguous and difficult words/phrases in the caption while filtering out the easy words. Each word in the caption is synchronized to the corresponding audio to enable…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Listening Comprehension
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Pappa, Giouli; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi –, 2018
"Serious Games [SGs] are applications combining educational content with gameplay by integrating learning objectives into a game-like environment" (Thillainathan & Leimeister, 2014, p. 1). However, they have not been used much in language teacher education and training (Ulicsak, 2010). This paper describes the design of…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Second Language Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Creative Writing
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McLaughlin, Robin Gregory – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
Shadow work may result in increased awareness and emotional and behavioral changes that influence the quality of life in the adult student. Using a semi-clinical, semi-structured, qualitative interview with 20 adult learners, this study investigated the role of shadow work following Kegan and Lahey's (2009) Immunity to Change (ITC) process in…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Adult Learning, Adult Development, Self Concept
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Avdiel, Orit; Blau, Ina; Shamir-Inbal, Tamar – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
The wide spread of digital technologies in higher education raises the need to examine the added value of digital technologies to enhancing high-quality teaching and promoting active learning. This study explored the characteristics of pedagogical design in a technology-enhanced academic course. We analyzed how the course enabled expressing…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Technology Uses in Education, Graduate Students, Listening
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Nworgu, Queen Chioma; Achinewhu-Nworgu, Elizabeth – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
Leaving home countries to study in another country can impose a big cultural challenge to students and teachers in the classroom. This study will aim to share the experience of teaching and interacting with international students, with main focus on Romanian students studying at QA higher education in partnership with Northumbria, Ulster,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Cultural Differences
Dansby-Giles, Gloria; Edwards, Anthony; Dansby, Jacqueline; Giles, Frank L.; Edwards, J. T. – Online Submission, 2018
As student enrollment has taken a center place in higher education, faculty and administrators are concerned about student retention and success in traditional face-to-face, online and blended courses. This presentation will explore the implications of data mining for predicting relationships between information contained within a learning…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Mastery Learning, Accreditation (Institutions), Academic Standards
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Chen, Jessica L.; Mensah, Felicia Moore – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2018
Supporting elementary preservice teachers' development of a science teacher identity provides a way to address challenges of low self-efficacy, self-confidence, and pedagogical content knowledge in science. Meaningful teaching experiences in student teaching placements and field-based science methods courses provide opportunities for preservice…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Professional Identity
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Somerville, Margaret Jean – Australian Educational Researcher, 2018
This lecture asks: How can education research address the big questions of our time, and what has politics got to do with it? It will trace moments and movements of researcher-(un)becoming to explore the (micro)politics of a lifetime of educational research. Politics is understood as both intimate and immense, as the intertwined politics of global…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Relevance (Education), Educational Researchers, Foreign Countries
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Tyler, Andrea L. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
Previous research suggests that a student's demographics can impact their experience of a mentoring relationship (e.g. Ortiz-Walters & Gilson, 2005). Mentors play a vital role in helping graduate students achieve their goals by investing in their personal and professional wellbeing (Ghosh & Reio, 2013). Using cross-sectional, self-report…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Racial Differences, Gender Differences, Student Attitudes
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Yang, Tianxiao; Koszalka, Tiffany A.; Lei, Jing – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
This qualitative study explored asynchronous online discussions (AODs) in terms of: (1) whether students interacted effectively with each other, (2) how moderators facilitated discussions, (3) whether students achieved higher levels of thinking about discussion content, and (4) how students demonstrated engagement with provided learning resources.…
Descriptors: Asynchronous Communication, Computer Mediated Communication, Online Courses, Cooperative Learning
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Xu, Yiqiao; Lynch, Collin F.; Barnes, Tiffany – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2018
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are designed on the assumption that good students will help poor students thus offloading the individual support tasks from the instructor to the class. However prior research has shown that this is not always true. Students in MOOCs tend to form distinct sub-communities and their grades are closely correlated…
Descriptors: Friendship, Online Courses, Peer Relationship, Social Networks
Arsyad, Safnil – Online Submission, 2018
Indonesian faculty members and postgraduate students are encouraged to publish their research results in reputable international journals such as those published in English. This is to boost the participation as well as prestige of Indonesian scholars in the eyes of international scholars. However, the majority of scholars in Social Sciences and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarship, Writing for Publication, College Faculty
Throne, Robin; Oddi, Brian – Online Submission, 2018
This conceptual paper critically explores the construct of agency from a dissertation research supervisor perspective. While the literature has expanded in the exploration of student agency, little focus has been given to the construct from a research supervisor agency stance. While current research into doctoral completion has shown the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Graduate Students, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Mentors
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