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Stander, Marga – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
The importance of plagiarism in an academic setting cannot be overlooked. Creating an awareness of plagiarism avoidance amongst students may be achievable and teaching students certain skills to avoid plagiarism, like paraphrasing, may also be possible. Although paraphrasing is one of the most important skills for avoiding plagiarism, it is a real…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Translation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Lee, Jackie F. K. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
This report introduces a way of engaging preservice teachers in experiential learning activities to enrich their pedagogical content knowledge and skills. The framework suggested can be applied to instruction in a wide range of disciplines in different contexts. It calls on teacher educators to work on similar experiential learning initiatives to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Webster-Deakin, Tara –, 2019
The Higher Education Academy (HEA) Embedding Employability framework lists a broad range of employability skills they have identified as being imperative to graduate success in the workplace, including "knowledge and application, self, social and cultural awareness and reflection and articulation" (HEA, 2015, diagram, n.p.). The final…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Employment Potential, Cultural Awareness
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Orsini-Jones, Marina; Cerveró Carrascosa, Abraham –, 2019
This paper reports on how the FutureLearn Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "Becoming a Better Teacher" was blended into English Language Teaching (ELT) university programmes in conjunction with telecollaboration. It discusses how the addition of a MOOC blend can enhance a telecollaborative exchange by adding to it increased…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Blended Learning
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Conrad, Nina – TESL Canada Journal, 2019
Anglosphere universities are a site of growing concern about students' use of professional English language editing and proofreading services for the correction of academic writing. Students' use of such services raises issues of ethics and academic integrity as well as fundamental questions about how value is allotted to the labour involved in…
Descriptors: Proofreading, Higher Education, Guidelines, Editing
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Shaheen, Musbah – About Campus, 2019
This article describes one Syrian student's experience coming to the United States to study at a private research university. Based on his time in the US, Musbah Shaheen asserts that the current practices of working with international students on college campuses contribute to the erosion of international students' cultural belonging. The ability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Cultural Relevance, Student School Relationship
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Lloyd, Elwyn; Cerveró-Carrascosa, Abraham; Green, Courtney –, 2018
This paper, based both on a talk given at the BMELTT symposium in June 2017 and one given at the UNICollaboration conference held in Krakow in April 2018, reports on "FloCo" (Florida Universitària/ Coventry University), a telecollaborative project where the roles of teacher and student were reversed. A student from Coventry University…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Role
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Preshous, Andrew; Ostyn, An; Keng, Nicole –, 2018
The Intercultural Product Pitch OIL (Online International Learning) Project set out to broaden the international experience for a small cohort of undergraduate students by enabling them to collaborate on a series of activities that would raise intercultural awareness and improve key communication skills. The project involved collaboration between…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, International Trade, Marketing, Foreign Countries
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Jaidev, Radhika; Chan, Peggie – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
English is the medium of instruction in all Science and Engineering undergraduate programmes at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Therefore, students who do not meet minimum proficiency requirements are placed in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses to help them improve. Other generic, domain-specific and workplace communication…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, English for Academic Purposes
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Rezqallah, May Stephan – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
With the advent of communication facilities, most of our students are enthusiastic to get highly acquainted with rhythmical languages; one of these languages is English. Students prefer to speak the language more than to write a composition, or get in touch with its grammar. In other words, a question is raised "how can we learn English…
Descriptors: Correlation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lin, Wang – English Language Teaching, 2017
Graduation thesis is an indispensible procedure for each undergraduate, which is crucial for successful graduation, employment, further study and even further development. However, due to most undergraduates' ignorance of academic writing and the deficiency of current thesis writing course, thesis writing ability can hardly be enhanced and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Theses, Translation, Majors (Students)
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Cebron, Neva – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
The paper presents the core aims and objectives of the teaching materials developed within the IEREST (Intercultural Education Resources for Erasmus Students and their Teachers) project, and shows how the innovative approach adopted for these activities can be implemented in the classroom. The IEREST teaching modules are innovative in that the…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication
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Power, John B. – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
This paper documents the ongoing development of a framework for reflection for undergraduate learners new to the reflective process. Motivated by the gap between students' abilities and experience of reflection and the expectations of them at undergraduate level, the author experimented with a variety of approaches over a number of years. After…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Reflection, Journal Writing, Guidelines
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Bruce, M. L.; Coffer, P. K.; Rees, S.; Robson, J. M. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2016
Many undergraduate students find the production of an extended piece of academic writing challenging. This challenge is more acute in the sciences where production of extended texts is infrequent throughout undergraduate studies. This paper reports the development of a new English for Academic Purposes (EAP) workshop and associated resources for…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Academic Discourse, Undergraduate Students, Chemistry
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Kebble, Paul Graham – The EUROCALL Review, 2016
The C-Test as a tool for assessing language competence has been in existence for nearly 40 years, having been designed by Professors Klein-Braley and Raatz for implementation in German and English. Much research has been conducted over the ensuing years, particularly in regards to reliability and construct validity, for which it is reported to…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Computer Software, Test Construction, Test Reliability
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