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Castro-Olivo, Sara; Preciado, Jorge; Le, Loan; Marciante, Mia; Garcia, Melissa – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
For decades, Latino English language learners (ELLs) have been identified as a high-risk population for both reading and behavioral problems. A comprehensive approach that provides academic and behavioral support in both home and school settings has been suggested by researchers as a viable option for improving outcomes of students who exhibit…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, English Language Learners, Second Language Instruction, Culturally Relevant Education
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Rosman, Tom; Peter, Johannes; Mayer, Anne-Kathrin; Krampen, Günter – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The present article investigates the effects of epistemic beliefs (i.e. beliefs about the nature of knowledge and knowing) on the effectiveness of information literacy instruction (i.e. instruction on how to search for scholarly information in academic settings). We expected psychology students with less sophisticated beliefs (especially…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Information Literacy, Information Seeking, Intervention
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Hatun Atas, Amine; Delialioglu, Ömer – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore the opinions, perceptions and evaluations of students about their experiences with a question-answer system used on mobile devices in a lecture-based course. Basic qualitative research method was employed in this study to understand how students made sense of their experiences during the instruction. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Computer Science Education, Audience Response Systems
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Smithwick, Erica; Baxter, Emily; Kim, Kyung; Edel-Malizia, Stephanie; Rocco, Stevie; Blackstock, Dean – Journal of Geography, 2018
Two forms of interactive video were assessed in an online course focused on conservation. The hypothesis was that interactive video enhances student perceptions about learning and improves mental models of social-ecological systems. Results showed that students reported greater learning and attitudes toward the subject following interactive video.…
Descriptors: Interactive Video, Technology Uses in Education, Online Courses, Conservation (Environment)
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Moedjito – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study investigates the effectiveness of Quiz-Demonstration-Practice-Revision (QDPR) in improving EFL learners' pronunciation of English. To achieve the goal, the present researcher conducted a one-group pretest-posttest design. The experimental group was selected using a random sampling technique with consideration of the inclusion criteria.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods
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Campbell, Yvonne C.; Filimon, Claudia – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2018
The number of English language learners (ELLs) mainstreamed into regular classrooms continues to increase. Curricular writing standards required by the Common Core State Standards require students to write essays analytically in response to text(s). Many English Language Arts (ELA) teachers may worry about effectively delivering essay writing…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Common Core State Standards
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Stitzlein, Sarah M. – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Grit has quickly become one of the leading educational goals and markers of success upheld by many schools, parents, and education policies. This article intends to give us pause in the rush toward grit by revealing some of its shortcomings, including the implications of its individualist and long-term goal focus which leave…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Educational Theories, Criticism, Educational Philosophy
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Liu, Xiongyi; Li, Lan; Zhang, Zhihong – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of online assessment training, with synchronous group discussion as a key component, on subsequent web-based peer assessment results. Participants included 81 college students, mostly women, taking a business writing class. After initial submission of a draft counter-offer letter, they completed…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Group Discussion, Instructional Effectiveness, Business Communication
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Xu, Di; Dadgar, Mina – Community College Review, 2018
Objective: This article examines the effectiveness of remediation for community college students who are identified as having the lowest skills in math. Method: We use transcript data from a state community college system and take advantage of a regression discontinuity design that compares statistically identical students who are assigned to the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Remedial Mathematics, Instructional Effectiveness
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Chen, Yingling – English Language Teaching, 2018
Student ratings of instruction can be a valuable indicator of teaching because the quality measurement of instruction identifies areas where improvement is needed. Student ratings of instruction are expected to evaluate and enhance the teaching strategies. Evaluation of teaching effectiveness has been officially implemented in Taiwanese higher…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Krepf, Matthias; Plöger, Wilfried; Scholl, Daniel; Seifert, Andreas – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2018
In the current debate on pedagogical content knowledge (PCK), the term is used to refer to the context-specific knowledge that teachers activate when reflecting on practice. Against the background of this debate, we conducted an empirical study and sought to answer the question of which knowledge experts and novices activated in assessing a…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Expertise, Novices, Science Education
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Tidd, Simon T.; Stoelinga, Timothy M.; Bush-Richards, Angela M.; De Sena, Donna L.; Dwyer, Theodore J. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Double-block instruction has become a popular strategy for supporting struggling mathematics students in algebra I. Despite its widespread adoption, little consistent evidence supports the attributes of a successful double-block design or the effectiveness of this instructional strategy. In this study, the authors examine a pilot implementation of…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Urban Schools, Instructional Effectiveness
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Hoogeveen, Mariette; van Gelderen, Amos – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Effects of peer response using instruction in genre knowledge on the writing of 140 sixth-grade students are investigated. In one condition students were taught specific genre knowledge involving functions of linguistic indicators of time and place. In another condition students were taught more general aspects of communicative writing. Both…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Grade 6, Literary Genres, Revision (Written Composition)
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Hirn, Regina G.; Hollo, Alexandra; Scott, Terrance M. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
In the United States, federal funding under Title 1 is provided to schools to improve academic achievement for disadvantaged students. Many students attending schools eligible for Title 1 funding are from families in poverty and at risk for negative outcomes. Identifying instructional factors that mitigate this risk must be a priority for teachers…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Feedback (Response), Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Elementary School Students
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Melo, Mário; Miranda, Guilhermina Lobato – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
This paper reports the first results of an experimental research, carried out in a private school with 9th grade students, where the 4C/ID-model was used for teaching and learning electric circuits. The authors describe the principles and features of the instructional model, that is suitability for the teaching and learning of complex knowledge…
Descriptors: Electronic Equipment, Transfer of Training, Models, Grade 9
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