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Jansen, Dorien; Petry, Katja; Ceulemans, Eva; Noens, Ilse; Baeyens, Dieter – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience various functioning and participation problems in higher education, which may cause difficulties such as drop out or low grade point averages. However, it remains unclear how often and during which teaching and evaluation methods the functioning and participation problems occur and which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Chevalier, Amélie; Copot, Cosmin; Ionescu, Clara; De Keyser, Robin – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2017
This paper discusses the results of a feedback study for a remote laboratory used in the education of control engineering students. The goal is to show the effectiveness of the remote laboratory on examination results. To provide an overview, the two applications of the remote laboratory are addressed: 1) the Stewart platform, and 2) the quadruple…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Engineering Education, Virtual Classrooms, Instructional Effectiveness
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De Clerck, Goedele A. M. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
This article has been excerpted from "Introduction: Sign Language, Sustainable Development, and Equal Opportunities" (De Clerck) in "Sign Language, Sustainable Development, and Equal Opportunities: Envisioning the Future for Deaf Students" (G. A. M. De Clerck & P. V. Paul (Eds.) 2016). The idea of exploring various…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Sustainable Development, Equal Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Qian, Kan, Ed.; Bax, Stephen, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2017
With the rise of the internet and new communication technologies, language learning has moved beyond the classroom walls. This volume presents a range of important studies on innovative ways for learning languages outside the classroom. Chapters discuss MOOCs in the UK, Belgium, China, and Italy for studying a range of languages, research on new…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This report focuses on the structure of mainstream education in European countries from preprimary to tertiary level for the 2017/18 school and academic year. Forty-three education systems are included covering 38 countries participating in the EU's Erasmus+ programme (28 Member States, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, the former…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, Postsecondary Education
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Jacquemart, Anne-Laure; Lhoir, Pierre; Binard, Fabian; Descamps, Charlotte – Journal of Biological Education, 2016
Teaching plant identification includes demonstrating how to use dichotomous keys; this requires knowledge of numerous botanical terms and can be challenging, confusing and frustrating for students. Here, we developed a multimedia tool to help students (1) learn botanical terms, (2) practice, train and test their knowledge of plant identification…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Biology, Science Instruction, Science Education
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Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi, Ed.; Bradley, Linda, Ed.; Thouësny, Sylvie, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The 23rd EUROCALL conference was held in Cyprus from the 24th to the 27th of August 2016. The theme of the conference this year was "CALL Communities and Culture." It offered a unique opportunity to hear from real-world CALL practitioners on how they practice CALL in their communities, and how the CALL culture has developed in local and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Mélard, François; Denayer, Dorothée; Semal, Nathalie – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
This article examines a 15 year-old master level seminar dedicated to the exploration of local and complex environmental issues marked by scientific or technological uncertainties. Following a pragmatic learning approach, we focus our discussion on a triadic relationship between supervisors, students and various concerned publics. A local flood…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Supervisors, Stakeholders, Foreign Countries
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Vande Broek, Gert; Boen, Filip; Claessens, Manu; Feys, Jos; Ceux, Tanja – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2011
This study investigated the decision-making process of three instructional groups (i.e., teacher-centered, student-centered with tactical questioning and student-centered without tactical questioning) in practical courses in volleyball among university students. All students (N = 122) performed a Tactical Awareness task on the correctness of the…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Decision Making, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis
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Zhu, Chang; Valcke, Martin; Schellens, Tammy – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
This study aims to understand teachers' perspectives on their roles in higher education, their views about the adoption of a social-constructivist approach to teaching and learning and the integration of online collaborative learning in blended learning environments in higher education from a cross cultural perspective. We interviewed 60 Chinese…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Higher Education, Teacher Role, Online Courses
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Stes, Ann; De Maeyer, Sven; Van Petegem, Peter – Learning Environments Research, 2010
The Approaches to Teaching Inventory (ATI) is used to examine teachers' teaching approaches in higher education. Analyses into the validity and reliability of the original English ATI yielded positive results. In this study, we examined the degree to which these positive results can also be found for the Dutch version that we developed. Data were…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Test Validity, Factor Analysis
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Gilis, Annelies; Clement, Mieke; Laga, Lies; Pauwels, Paul – Research in Higher Education, 2008
The increasing importance of constructivism in higher education has brought about a shift in pedagogy from a focus on the teacher to a focus on the student. This has important implications for teaching and assessment. A student-centred pedagogy implies a different role for the teacher. What exactly does student-centred teaching require from…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Educational Development, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
Novotna, Jarmila, Ed.; Moraova, Hana, Ed.; Kratka, Magdalena, Ed.; Stehlikova, Nad'a, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2006
This document contains the second volume of the proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Mathematics at the Centre." This volume features 60 research reports by presenters with last names beginning between Abr…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Middle Schools, Textbooks
De Vos, Eric; Goeman, Katie; Blocry, Nathalie – 2002
This paper presents the main research findings of a large scale investigation about the state of the art in information and communications technology (ICT) use for educational purposes in Belgium, and specifically the current situation in Flemish universities. The main focus is on user characteristics and the attitudes of educators. Questions…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Policy
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Bouchard, Nancy – Journal of Moral Education, 2002
Proposes a narrative approach to moral experience through dramatic play and writing. Argues this approach works with multiple dimensions in student lives and gives them chances to benefit from their moral experiences. Bases this approach to moral education on action research conducted in Quebec (Canada) and Belgium secondary moral education…
Descriptors: Dramatic Play, Educational Change, Ethical Instruction, Foreign Countries
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