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Loomis, Ann Louise – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Debriefing offers an opportunity to ensure that students can master critical components of nursing that they might not otherwise learn and to remove epistemological roadblocks to knowledge acquisition. Within this study, Debriefing for Meaningful Learning (DML), a theoretically-derived, evidence based and structured debriefing method, was used to…
Descriptors: Retention (Psychology), Instructional Effectiveness, Nursing Students, Pretests Posttests
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Navaie, Leila Ashegh – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Oral communication is one of the main reasons language learners attend language classes. As pronunciation is among the most significant aspects of oral communication, this study attempted to see how learning-oriented assessment (LOA) could affect pronunciation learning of Iranian EFL learners. To this end, 64 language learners in a private…
Descriptors: Pronunciation Instruction, Foreign Countries, Speech Communication, English (Second Language)
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NematTabrizi, Amir Reza; Saber, Mehrnoush Akhavan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
The study was an attempt to measure the effect of critical reading strategies, namely; re-reading, questioning and annotating on recall and retention of collocations by intermediate Iranian EFL learners. To this end, Nelson proficiency test was administered to ninety (n = 90) Iranian EFL learners studying at Zaban Sara language institute in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Reading, Reading Strategies, Second Language Learning
Knight, Rebekah P. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this exploratory study was to operationalize the responses from a sample of the community dwelling older population from Denton County, Texas on disaster preparedness education given by Denton County Health Department (DCHD) personnel. The goals and objectives were drawn from the Texas Public Health and Medical Emergency Management…
Descriptors: Late Adolescents, Adult Education, Emergency Programs, Comprehension
Castro, Ruben – Online Submission, 2010
This study evaluated the effectiveness of Total Physical Response Storytelling (TPRS[TM]) compared to the Grammar-Translation approach for acquiring and retaining new vocabulary in an English as a Second Language (ESL) class. The subjects were adult Hispanic learners with limited literacy. An experimental design approach was used to gather…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language)
Ayala, Donna – Online Submission, 2008
This study investigated the effects of cognitive readiness in a Navy simulated environment, the simulation being the Multi-Mission Team Trainer. The research question that drove this study was: will simulations increase cognitive readiness? One of the tasks of Navy sailors is to deal with unpredictable events. Unpredictability in the military is…
Descriptors: Simulation, War, Military Training, Armed Forces