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Ayala, Ricardo A.; Koch, Tomas F.; Messing, Helga B. – Ethnography and Education, 2019
One of the most fundamental innovations in higher education is the introduction of the method known as problem-based learning (PBL). While literature has largely focused on its learning goals and the transition from lectures to tutorials, little research has problematised why this is a successful methodology and what we consider as students'…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Power Structure
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Contreras-Soto, Amanda; Véliz-Campos, Mauricio; Véliz, Leonardo – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Language tests are widely used in education as the primary mode of assessing students' learning. These, however, more often than not, generate high levels of anxiety in students, which, in turn, obscures the observed learning behaviours. The present study aimed to determine whether or not 6th graders' levels of test anxiety could be reduced…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Portfolios (Background Materials), Writing (Composition)
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Cabero-Almenara, Julio; Arancibia, Maria Luisa; Del Prete, Annachiara – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2019
Higher education institutions at the international level have seen the need to adopt and integrate information and communication technologies to meet the opportunities and challenges of innovation in teaching and learning processes. This logic has led to the implementation of virtual learning environments called 'Learning Management Systems', the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Integrated Learning Systems
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Peña-Sandoval, César – Multicultural Education Review, 2019
This paper draws from a broader research project and reports on a qualitative multi-case study that investigated the learning experiences of seven Chilean teacher candidates during their practicum. The purpose was to know what they learned from students' contexts during their clinical experiences and how they used that knowledge in their teaching.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Practicums, Student Attitudes, Lesson Plans
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Telles Quezada, Nataly; Inostroza Araos, María-Jesús; Rosas-Maldonado, Maritza – HOW, 2019
This action research study aims to explore the contribution of the use of points of improvement as a reflective strategy to support eleven Chilean EFL pre-service teachers' ability to plan communicative-oriented lessons. Through questionnaires and a focus group, participants' responses were examined using thematic analysis. Findings yielded that…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Lira, Andrea; Muñoz-García, Ana Luisa; Loncon, Elisa – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper presents the work of three researchers in a self-study on researcher positionality using the reflective practice and pedagogy of correspondence as preparation for future work with mapuche women in Chile. We start from the assumption that research with and on indigenous groups has a historical debt to consider given the ways in which it…
Descriptors: Whites, Foreign Policy, Females, American Indians
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Vásquez, Claudia; Alsina, Ángel – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2019
This study aims to analyse the approaches to probability that were carried out by the participants of the teaching practice of Primary Education teachers and, more specifically, their teaching trajectories. To do this we analysed 23 video-recorded classes of all levels, using a previously validated instrument. Results show trajectories…
Descriptors: Observation, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Faculty Development
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Del Pino, Miguel; Ferrada, Donatila – Educational Action Research, 2019
This paper reports the development of a Mapuche education programme in the context of indigenous demands and claims in relation to education, specifically the Bafkehce Mapuche community who live in the Araucanía Region of Chile. The central objective defined was to systematise, jointly with the indigenous community, the components defined as…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty
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Saadati, Farzaneh; Cerda, Gamal; Giaconi, Valentina; Reyes, Cristian; Felmer, Patricio – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
This study was designed to examine predictors of instructional beliefs related to problem solving that influence mathematics in-service teachers' practices in the Chilean context. A total of 713 in-service mathematics teachers from various elementary schools participated in the survey study during 2015 and 2016. Results showed that teachers'…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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Strickland, Brandee Marie – Language Learning Journal, 2019
In this article, I explore practical implications of the theories of language of M.M. Bakhtin within university second language writing classrooms. Specifically, I examine the presence of Bakhtinian intertextuality within online intercultural exchanges involving the use of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) technology. I describe a CMC exchange…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication, Writing Processes
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Veliz, Leonardo; Veliz-Campos, Mauricio – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The present study aims to critically interrogate the role of Critical Thinking (CT) in English language education in Chile through the analysis of teacher educators' and postgraduate students' perceptions and understandings of CT in relation to their academic trajectories through university. Five postgraduate students and five teacher educators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Correa-Pérez, Roxanna; Sanhueza-Jara, María Gabriela – Online Submission, 2019
Autonomy in language learning is recognized as a basic skill language learners need to develop. This study describes the autonomous work activities university students carry out in a first-semester course of an English teaching program, and the amount of time they invest in each of these activities. Moreover, it describes the teachers' perspective…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sato, Masatoshi; Loewen, Shawn – ELT Journal, 2019
Instructed second-language acquisition (ISLA) research endeavours to make positive changes in pedagogical practices. In this regard, there is a recent debate concerning whether teachers are (or should be) willing to engage with research. To investigate the research-pedagogy link, the current case study conducted interviews with 12 EFL teachers in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Lederman, Judith; Lederman, Norman; Bartels, Selina; Jimenez, Juan; Akubo, Mark; Aly, Shereen; Bao, Chengcheng; Blanquet, Estelle; Blonder, Ron; Bologna Soares de Andrade, Mariana; Buntting, Catherine; Cakir, Mustafa; EL-Deghaidy, Heba; ElZorkani, Ahmed; Gaigher, Estelle; Guo, Shuchen; Hakanen, Arvi; Hamed Al-Lal, Soraya; Han-Tosunoglu, Cigdem; Hattingh, Annemarie; Hume, Anne; Irez, Serhat; Kay, Gillian; Kivilcan Dogan, Ozgur; Kremer, Kerstin; Kuo, Pi-Chu; Lavonen, Jari; Lin, Shu-Fen; Liu, Cheng; Liu, Enshan; Liu, Shiang-Yao; Lv, Bin; Mamlok-Naaman, Rachel; McDonald, Christine; Neumann, Irene; Pan, Yaozhen; Picholle, Eric; Rivero García, Ana; Rundgren, Carl-Johan; Santibáñez-Gómez, David; Saunders, Kathy; Schwartz, Renee; Voitle, Frauke; von Gyllenpalm, Jakob; Wei, Fangbing; Wishart, Jocelyn; Wu, Zhifeng; Xiao, Huang; Yalaki, Yalcin; Zhou, Qiaoxue – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
Although understandings of scientific inquiry (as opposed to conducting inquiry) are included in science education reform documents around the world, little is known about what students have learned about inquiry during their elementary school years. This is partially due to the lack of any assessment instrument to measure understandings about…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Middle School Students, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Alcalá, David Hortigüela; Río, Javier Fernández; Calvo, Gustavo González; Pueyo, Ángel Pérez – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Conflict prevention, respect, tolerance and acceptance of others should be basic outcomes in any educational context. Physical Education (PE) has the potential to be one of the curricular subjects that could help students meet these goals. However, teachers need to use appropriate instructional approaches like Teaching for Personal and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Methods, Social Responsibility
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