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Campo, Marcelo; Amandi, Analia; Biset, Julio Cesar – Education and Information Technologies, 2021
Moodle represents a great contribution to the educational world since it provides an evolving platform for Virtual Learning Management Systems (VLMS) that became a standard de facto for most of the educational institutions around the world. Through the pedagogical functions provided, it collects in the many globally spread out databases a huge…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Simulation, Integrated Learning Systems, Teaching Methods
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Zhan, Ying; Jiang, Yushan; Wan, Zhi Hong; Guo, Jin Jun – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2021
Drawing from Expectancy-Value Theory, this study explored the extent to which the interaction between learning motives for and self-efficacy in learning English as a foreign language (EFL) predicted deep language learning strategies by involving 693 undergraduates from mainland China in a survey. Stepwise multiple regression indicated that (i) as…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Learning Strategies, Learning Theories, Second Language Learning
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Björklund, Camilla; Ekdahl, Anna-Lena; Runesson Kempe, Ulla – Mathematical Thinking and Learning: An International Journal, 2021
We report here on an intervention implementing a structural approach to arithmetic problem-solving in relation to learning outcomes among preschoolers. Using the fundamental principles of the variation theory of learning for developing the intervention and as an analytical framework, we discuss teaching and learning in commensurable terms. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Teaching Methods, Numbers, Intervention
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Thurlings, Marieke; van Diggelen, Migchiel – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2021
This study explores how engineering academic teachers perceive their practical knowledge on learning and feedback. Academic teachers and education directors of different disciplines in an engineering university were interviewed. Responses were analysed using the matrix method and cross-case analysis. Five different profiles emerged that provided…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Feedback (Response), Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty
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Wicht, Alexandra; Rammstedt, Beatrice; Lechner, Clemens M. – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2021
This study aims to illuminate factors that explain changes in literacy skills across up to six years of adulthood, using data from two waves of the German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS; N = 4,359). More specifically, we gauge the relative importance of three groups of factors that previous research and theorizing have highlighted as…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Literacy, Prediction, German
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Knudsen, Louise Stjerne; Bredahl, Thomas Viskum Gjelstrup; Skovgaard, Thomas; Frydensbjerg Elf, Nikolaj – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2021
The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with Danish schoolteachers sustained use of classroom-based physical activity and to point out usable ways to support teachers in their professional practice. The study reports on data from in-depth interviews with nine teachers across grade levels and subjects. Supportive elements…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques
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Parra, Saro Lozano; Bakker, Cok; van Liere, Lucien – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2021
Research shows that teachers and educators struggle to act when conflict appears in the classroom. This article argues that (political) conflict should not be avoided or eradicated. Teachers should enable conflict and attend to their pupils in the process, in order to enable further understanding of each other and their differences, as part of…
Descriptors: Conflict, Political Attitudes, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving
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Brunstein, Janette; Walvoord, Mark Edward; Cunliff, Ed – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the possible benefits of approaching sustainability-related teaching cases from the perspective of problem-posing (PP) instead of problem-solving (PS). Design/methodology/approach: A document analysis methodology (Silverman, 2011) was used to analyze sustainability teaching case study abstracts and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Case Studies, Management Development
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An, Yunjo – International Journal of Technology in Education, 2021
This paper discusses the history of the instructional design and technology field in four major time periods: (1) 1900s-1930s, (2) World War II-1970s, (3) 1980s-1990s, and (4) 21st century. Since the 20th century has been discussed in detail in earlier works, this paper puts more focus on the 21st century section, which includes discussions of…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Educational History, Social Media, Game Based Learning
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Mayhew, Matthew J.; Rockenbach, Alyssa N. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
The purpose of this article is to introduce the theory of interfaith learning and development to the scholarly community. Building on the work of others, the authors adopted an interdisciplinary, equity-oriented approach to developing the theory, which also serves as the basis for a framework intended to guide and inform interfaith practice.…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Spiritual Development, World Views, Student Attitudes
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Larsson, Kristoffer – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2021
Educationalists have had serious problems in proposing well-grounded ways of teaching critical thinking. Reviews of the field have called for research to develop theory concerning the learning experience associated with critical thinking enhancement, as well as to explore more tailored teaching and evaluation methods. This article suggests an…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Essays, Critical Thinking, Evaluation Methods
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Pomeroy, Eva; Oliver, Keira – Journal of Transformative Education, 2021
This article reports on the findings from an interview-based, qualitative study of adult learners in Scotland participating in the MITx u.lab massive open online course in 2015 and 2016. It focuses on interviewees' accounts of the impact of participating in u.lab on their work and lives. Using grounded theory as an analytical guide, we explore…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Adult Students, Online Courses, Mass Instruction
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Kuo, Yi-Lung; Casillas, Alex; Allen, Jeff; Robbins, Steve – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The moderating effects of motivation, social control, and self-regulation in predicting academic achievement were examined in Grades 11-12 for 3,281 seventh through nine graders. Standardized assessments of college readiness and student self-reported measures of psychosocial factors were used in the study. The results showed that females in Grades…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Metacognition, Prediction
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Beyersmann, Elisabeth; Wegener, Signy; Nation, Kate; Prokupzcuk, Ayako; Wang, Hua-Chen; Castles, Anne – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2021
It is well known that information from spoken language is integrated into reading processes, but the nature of these links and how they are acquired is less well understood. Recent evidence has suggested that predictions about the written form of newly learned spoken words are already generated prior to print exposure. We extend this work to…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Morphology (Languages), Morphemes, Reading Processes
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Yoon, Bogum – Middle School Journal, 2021
The purpose of this article is to present a brief synopsis of major theoretical orientations of second language acquisition (SLA) processes and offer practical implications for middle school teachers who work with English language learners (ELLs). ELLs' academic needs in middle school settings are particularly unique. Compared to younger children,…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Middle School Students, Teacher Attitudes, Literacy Education
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