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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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Ghent, Cindy – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2010
Students are scientifically literate when they can read material about science and intelligently communicate their viewpoints, comments, and critiques, using scientific vocabulary and applying the ideas of the process and nature of science. As part of their normal class, 80 students were asked to find an article on the internet, read it, and then…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Internet, Science Education, Higher Education
Isman, Aytekin; Gazi, Zehra Altinay; Aksal, Fahriye Altinay – Educational Technology, 2010
This article presents a study that examined students' perceptions toward online practice and their developing attitudes toward the online learning process. The results indicated that both cultural background and personal qualities affect students' perceptions.
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Student Attitudes, Online Courses, Cultural Background
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Scutter, Sheila; Stupans, Ieva; Sawyer, Tim; King, Sharron – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
Podcasting is used commonly recreationally and is now increasingly used in education. The technology for podcasting is readily available, easy to use and inexpensive, making it an attractive option for providing additional flexible learning resources for students. However, little is known about how podcasts are used by students and the…
Descriptors: Radiation, Educational Technology, Lecture Method, Allied Health Occupations Education