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Aitkuzhinova-Arslan, Ainur; Gün, Süleyman; Üstünel, Eda – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2016
Teaching vocabulary is a comprehensive process in foreign language learning requiring specific techniques of appropriate instruction and accurate strategy. The present study was conducted to examine the effects of teaching vocabulary to Turkish young learners in a semantic clustering way through digital storytelling. To investigate this aim, six…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocabulary Development, Reading Instruction, Semantics
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Isazadeh, Parya; Makui, Selma Mohammad Zadeh; Ansarian, Loghman – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
The study delved into the effect of instructional video materials vs. authentic video materials on vocabulary learning of extrovert and introvert Iranian EFL learners. To this end, Nelson proficiency test was administered to one hundred eighty (n = 180) language learners. Considering 1 standard deviation above and below the mean score, one hundred…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Winters, Marcus A. – Center for State and Local Leadership, 2012
Public school teachers in the United States are famously difficult to dismiss. The reason is simple: after three years on the job, most receive tenure--after a brief and subjective evaluation process in which few receive negative ratings. In recent years, some school districts have experimented with changes in tenure rules. They seek the power to…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Dismissal, Barriers
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Liu, Shujie; Meng, Lingqi – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2009
Since the 1920's many researchers have conducted studies exploring the qualities of good teachers. However, a limited number of empirical studies have been conducted in the People's Republic of China (hereafter called China). The current study has two objectives. The first one aims to compare a good teacher's characteristics in China and the USA.…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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Schochet, Peter Z. – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2009
For RCTs of education interventions, it is often of interest to estimate associations between student and mediating teacher practice outcomes, to examine the extent to which the study's conceptual model is supported by the data, and to identify specific mediators that are most associated with student learning. This paper develops statistical power…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Intervention, Teacher Influence, Teaching Methods
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Stefanou, Candice; Hoffman, Lynn; Vielee, Nicolette – Learning Environments Research, 2008
College student notes were analysed with respect to the amount of words copied directly, omitted and added to the teacher's overheads or PowerPoint slides in order to understand the effect of teacher scaffolds on student generative learning during initial encoding. Scores on quizzes taken at the end of classes from which notes were collected were…
Descriptors: Tests, College Students, Notetaking, Teaching Methods
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Kitchen, Elizabeth; Bell, John D.; Reeve, Suzanne; Sudweeks, Richard R.; Bradshaw, William S. – Cell Biology Education, 2003
A large-enrollment, undergraduate cellular biology lecture course is described whose primary goal is to help students acquire skill in the interpretation of experimental data. The premise is that this kind of analytical reasoning is not intuitive for most people and, in the absence of hands-on laboratory experience, will not readily develop unless…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Cytology, Biology, Statistical Analysis
Rubadeau, Duane O.; Rubadeau, Ronald J. – 1983
Designed to assist community college instructors in the difficult task of grading students, this seven-part guidebook provides philosophical, theoretical and practical advice. Section I covers common problems associated with grading, the need for grades, and the link between grades and subsequent performance. Section II, "Limitations of Grades,"…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Colleges, Evaluation Criteria, Foreign Countries
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Foos, Paul W. – Teaching of Psychology, 1989
Looks at the effect of student-written test questions on student test performance. Students either wrote essay or multiple-choice questions, or did not write questions. Student items were not used on the test. Results indicate that question-writing is an effective studying technique. (Author/LS)
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Higher Education, Introductory Courses, Learning Activities