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Ozkale, Abdullah; Koc, Mustafa – International Journal of Technology in Education and Science, 2020
This phenomenological study examines academicians' beliefs and lived experiences of using tablet PC based on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). Participants included 15 academic staff working in a university in Turkey. Data were collected through in-depth semi-structured interviews and subjected to content…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration
Tavarez DaCosta, Pedro; Cepeda, Cesarina – Online Submission, 2020
In this investigation the reader is expected to see our singular approach on the topic selected, that is to say, how we personally feel and learned on the phenomena under our scrutiny: Distractors as a handicap for English foreign language learning in the middle level of our educational public system, we as in-service EFL teachers and professors,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language Teachers
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Khoshaim, Heba Bakr – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
The mathematics education community has long emphasized applying wordproblem tasks in mathematics classrooms to foster understanding of mathematical concepts. As such, teachers of mathematics are eager to expose students to wordproblem mathematical tasks. However, students find such mathematical tasks particularly challenging, leading teachers to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Word Problems (Mathematics), Mathematics Anxiety
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Douce, Chris – Open Learning, 2019
This paper describes an Open University eSTEeM project that gathered the experiences of computing and information technology tutors who teach an undergraduate module called "Web Technologies" with the intention of understanding more about how they and their students can be best supported. Twelve distance learning tutors were interviewed…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education
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Kent, David – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
Although studies using student response systems (SRSs) within the English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom are relatively rare, there is increasing evidence from a range of disciplines to highlight the potential behind application of these systems for student learning. Consequently, this study contributes to filling this gap by demonstrating…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Corcoran, James – Written Communication, 2019
This article outlines findings from a case study investigating attitudes toward English as the dominant language of scientific research writing. Survey and interview data were collected from 55 Latin American health and life scientists and 7 North American scientific journal editors connected to an intensive scholarly writing for publication…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Research Reports, Periodicals, Scientific Research
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Andrews Graham, D'Nita – Online Learning, 2019
Technology and distance education are on the rise in community colleges, four-year institutions, Ivy League colleges, research institutions, and technical colleges. One of the most significant phenomena occurring in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) today is distance education. Academic leaders can better implement professional…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Electronic Learning, Conventional Instruction, Black Colleges
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Grogan, Paul – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
The potential benefits of meditation exercises to promote more focused student attention and engagement have only rarely been quantitatively investigated at the college/university level. Here, I report student perceptions on the impacts of regular short mind-calming exercises at the beginning of every class in second, third, and fourth-year…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Attention Control
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Sanders, Andrea L.; Snyder, Stephen J.; Mathews, Sierra-Kailin – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2019
Instructors' ability to foster students' disposition to engage in critical thinking (CT) is instrumental for CT growth. University students' (N = 1,352) semester-long gains across specific dispositions were compared when taught by professors who had received zero, one, two, or three semesters of training in CT pedagogy. All groups experienced…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Parrott, Jill; Green, Lucas; Kaiser, Jordan; Smothers, Cody; Rodgers, Sam – CEA Forum, 2019
A central objective of many writing courses is to prepare students to effectively communicate in their personal, professional, and public lives, but writing instruction can seem disconnected from contemporary societal practices that constitute civil public discourse. This project aims to explore the connections between instructors' perceptions and…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Freshman Composition, Writing Skills, College Faculty
Mellone, James Tasato; Wall, Edward F., III.; Xu, Qiong – Online Submission, 2019
This investigation sheds light on the teaching practices of Queens College (QC) faculty in Business. It identifies the Business faculty's teaching support needs in order to develop ideas for improving Library services to them. This report is the result of research conducted under the guidance of Ithaka S+R, and in accordance with Office of…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, College Faculty, Library Services
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Hooper, Daniel – TESL-EJ, 2019
Within Japanese ELT, private conversation ("eikaiwa") schools are commonly viewed as the bottom rung of the professional ladder. In contrast to "eikaiwa's" marginalized position, language teaching in university is regarded as the pinnacle of the field's professional hierarchy (Nagatomo, 2016). The aim of this paper is to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Burchard, Melinda S.; Myers, Sarah K. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2019
A teacher educator and college librarian collaboratively designed and taught teacher education workshops about finding and evaluating what works in teaching. This study investigated interactions of self-efficacy for information literacy, self-efficacy for solving problems with evidence-based practices, skills of searching for and citing sources,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Information Literacy, Evidence Based Practice, Teaching Methods
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Lê, Ni-La; Hinestroza, José Martínez; Kraus, Erika B.; Hassan, Azad; Plough, India C. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
This article interprets teachers as change agents in light of the Transformational Teaching (TT) framework (Slavich & Zimbardo, 2012). Contributing to the understanding of teachers' transformation, we report on a case study that explores how of a graduate student's conceptualization of and engagement with the core methods of TT emerged and…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Transformative Learning
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Wulandari, Stepani Sisca; Ali, Syaiful – Accounting Education, 2019
Although the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) can improve the utilization of accounting information, the acceptance of this technology has been slower than anticipated. Some studies suggest that education can raise awareness of XBRL, thus improving its adoption in a country. This study describes the perspectives of accounting…
Descriptors: Accounting, Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Technology Integration
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