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Tanrikulu, Ibrahim – Online Submission, 2015
This study aimed to examine the interplay between personality traits (online disinhibition, moral disengagement, narcissism and aggression) and cyber bullying perpetration motives (entertainment, revenge, harm and dominance). A structural equation model which was built in accordance with the "Uses and Gratifications Theory" was tested.…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Structural Equation Models
Al-Taiar, Hasanen – Online Submission, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this thesis was to examine the teaching ways I undertook in teaching medical students and to examine the use of a structured teaching plan for the academic and clinical tutors in psychiatry. The teaching plan was developed for use, initially by Oxford University Academic tutors at the Department of Psychiatry. In addition,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychiatry, Mental Disorders, Teaching Methods
Thakur, Geeta R. – Online Submission, 2014
The purpose of this study was to study Organizational Behavior of Colleges of Education of Maharashtra state in India. Organizational behavior was studied at three process level i.e. individual process level, team process level and organizational process level. The differences were found out if any, in the Organizational Behavior, in between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Behavior, Public Colleges
Ober, Derek Logan – Online Submission, 2013
This research addresses lack of student teaching preparation. There is strong evidence that beginning teachers are not trained to adequately teach students due to their lack of preparation/content knowledge. The purpose of this study is to examine the experience of beginning teachers to try to understand why student teachers are not prepared for…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Student Teaching, Teaching Experience
Lusta, Amel F. – Online Submission, 2012
This study aims to investigate the vocabulary problems in the academic writing of MA ELT Libyan students in Nottingham Trent University. For this purpose, two research questions were posed and the answers to these questions were provided and discussed. The data for the study were collected via two questionnaires (preliminary and main…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Writing (Composition), Vocabulary Skills, Foreign Countries
Chan, Roy Yew-Hung – Online Submission, 2011
This comparative research examined the effects of student involvement and college environment on students' learning and living experience delivered by two aspiring world-class universities in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Few studies have shown how the levels of student involvement and college environment can benefit students at world-class institution.…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Statistical Analysis, Interaction
Goel, Sanjay – Online Submission, 2010
Community and culture significantly influence value orientation, perceived needs, and motivation as well as provide the ground for creating shared understanding. All disciplines have their own cultures, and all cultures evolve through cross-cultural exchanges. The computing community has created and documented a sound body of knowledge of…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Engineering Education, Investigations, Educational Research
Tolbert, Scott M. – Online Submission, 2009
This mildly academic tome consists mainly of a full length play that reports the findings of the case study research. The play is surrounded by some academic gobbledygook that should best be ignored. The play explores an older nontraditional student's foray into the academic world of a combined Masters of Education and Teacher Education program.…
Descriptors: Drama, Case Studies, Nontraditional Students, Constructivism (Learning)
Piotrowski, Michael – Online Submission, 2009
This dissertation questions the common assumption that e-learning requires a "learning management system" (LMS) such as Moodle or Blackboard. Based on an analysis of the current state of the art in LMSs, we come to the conclusion that the functionality of conventional e-learning platforms consists of basic content management and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Internet, Integrated Learning Systems
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2009
This qualitative case study endeavored to understand how program managers at one post-secondary Canadian university define, understand and undertake the marketing of their revenue-generating English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. Data were collected through interviews with three managers of distinct English as a Second Language (ESL)…
Descriptors: Second Language Programs, English (Second Language), Interviews, Institutional Advancement
Evers, Ann – Online Submission, 2007
Although there are many pedagogical approaches to teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP), most share the objective of preparing second language (L2) learners to engage in academic study. One of these EAP approaches, the Sustained Content-based approach, includes the explicit teaching of critical thinking as part of course design. This study…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), English for Academic Purposes, Teaching Methods, Economics
Nelson, Erik T. – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine the ways in which the experience of learning through an online problem-based learning (PBL) model affect teachers' perceptions of integrating technology. Participant reflections were collected and analyzed to identify the pros, cons, and challenges of learning technology integration through this…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Problem Based Learning, Group Dynamics, Educational Technology
Missoum, Maamar – Online Submission, 2007
For many years (1995-2002), the Department of English of the University of Blida witnessed low rates of academic achievement of students preparing an English Degree. An analysis of the second year students' course grades in academic years 1999-2000 and 2000-2001 and data from a preliminary survey with some teachers reflected signs that the…
Descriptors: Research Tools, Learning Problems, Notetaking, Second Language Learning