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Perez, Maribel Montero; Peters, Elke; Desmet, Piet – Modern Language Journal, 2015
This study investigates the effect of two attention-enhancing techniques on L2 students' learning and processing of novel French words (i.e., target words) through video with L2 subtitles or captions. A combination of eye-movement data and vocabulary tests was gathered to study the effects of Type of Captioning (full or keyword captioning) and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Layout (Publications), Video Technology
Lin, Lin; Ross, Haj; O'Connor, Brian; Spector, J. Michael – Educational Technology, 2015
An interdisciplinary approach from linguistics, information sciences, learning sciences, and educational technology is used to explore the concept of information. Several key issues are highlighted, including: (1) learning language through meaning or probability; (2) the situational difference between message and meaning; (3) relationship between…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Concept Teaching, Educational Technology, Information Science
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Averianova, Irina – Research-publishing.net, 2015
Language competence in various communicative activities in L2 largely depends on the learners' size of vocabulary. The target vocabulary of adult L2 learners should be between 2,000 high frequency words (a critical threshold) and 10,000 word families (for comprehension of university texts). For a TOEIC test, the threshold is estimated to be…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
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Lock, Jennifer V. – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2015
The purpose of the article is to examine how the paradigm shift in education and the availability of digital technologies have created new opportunities to move learning beyond the microcosm of the traditional face-to-face classroom and into the online global classroom. Students and educators are better positioned to work with other students and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Curriculum Design, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Weng, Cathy; Tsai, Chin-Chung; Weng, Apollo – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Drawing from the social influence theory and acknowledging that the others' support within the work context affects employees' learning, values, and behaviours, an alternative framework was proposed to explain employees' learning satisfaction and future intention to participate in e-training programs in the current study. 578 survey data collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Social Support Groups, Learning Motivation
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Kim, Byoung Wook; Lee, Won Gyu; Lee, Byeong Rae; Shon, Jin Gon – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
Open Educational Resources (OER) is terminology that refers to educational resources (content and software) distributed through the Internet, free of charge and freely accessible, expanding learning opportunities for adult learners. This terminology first appeared around 2002, although its roots can be traced to the open architecture of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education
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Latchem, Colin – Journal of Learning for Development, 2014
The following article examines the issues of open, distance and technology-based informal learning and non-formal education for individual and community development. It argues that these two modes of education, which are estimated to constitute 70-90% of lifelong learning, are insufficiently represented in the literature of open and distance…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Nonformal Education, Open Education, Distance Education
Eldakak, Sam – Online Submission, 2012
Computers can help the range of ways learners build up their own perception. Students who collect data from the Internet can be self-directed and independent. They can select sources to study and the connections to follow. Relying on the bounds laid down by teachers, the students may be in full control of their subjects and their studies. Students…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computer Software, Educational Technology, Multimedia Materials
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Chen, Chia-Chen; Huang, Tien-Chi – Computers & Education, 2012
Context-awareness techniques can support learners in learning without time or location constraints by using mobile devices and associated learning activities in a real learning environment. Enrichment of context-aware technologies has enabled students to learn in an environment that integrates learning resources from both the real world and the…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Museums, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment
Frey, Nancy; Fisher, Douglas – ASCD, 2011
One of the best ways to make sure the spirit of accountability is reflected in your teaching practice is to make sure everything you do in the classroom relates to a specific learning outcome. ASCD best-selling authors Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey explain exactly how to do that and take you through all the steps of making sure every lesson plan has…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
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Bennett, Scott – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2011
What specific learning behaviors are important to students and faculty members? Does the campus provide spaces that foster these behaviors? Where are those spaces? Asking these three questions at six colleges and universities reveals notable differences in the ways students and faculty members answer them. Student and faculty member answers also…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, College Faculty, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Samah, Norazrena Abu; Yahaya, Noraffandy; Ali, Mohamad Bilal – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
The need has arise for the consideration of individual differences, to include their learning styles, learning orientations, preferences and needs in learning to allow learners engage and be responsible for their own learning, retain information longer, apply the knowledge more effectively, have positive attitudes towards the subject, have more…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Learning Theories, Cognitive Style, Intentional Learning
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Bourgeois, Michelle; Hunt, Bud – Journal of Staff Development, 2011
A Colorado district develops a two-year program that gives teacher teams an opportunity to learn how to use digital tools in the classroom. Called the Digital Learning Collaborative, it is built on three things about professional learning: (1) Learning takes time; (2) Learning is a social process; and (3) Learning about technology should be…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Intentional Learning, Teaching Methods, Teamwork
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Scardamalia, Marlene; Bereiter, Carl – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
Knowledge Building as a theoretical, pedagogical, and technological innovation focuses on the 21st century need to work creatively with knowledge. The team now advancing Knowledge Building spans multiple disciplines, sectors, and cultural contexts. Several teacher-researcher-government partnerships have formed to bring about the systemic changes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Research and Development, Intentional Learning
Sigette, Tyson – Online Submission, 2009
This paper addresses many theories of learning and human development which are very similar with regards as to how they suggest learning occurs. The differences in most of the theories exist in how they treat the development of the learner compared to methods of teaching. Most of the major learning theories taught to educators today are based on…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Multiple Intelligences, Educational Psychology, Psychologists
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