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Griffiths, Barry J. – PRIMUS, 2018
This paper describes an innovative way of randomly collecting handwritten homework in calculus classes with approximately 50 students using a standard deck of cards, which does not place an excessive burden on faculty with regard to grading. In addition to the increased awareness students develop in structuring a mathematical solution, the…
Descriptors: Attendance, Writing Skills, Educational Games, Teaching Methods
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Mellati, Morteza; Khademi, Marzieh – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Teacher-mediated classroom assessment might have significant impacts on learners' academic achievements and teachers' development. The current study investigated teachers' assessment literacy and its impact on their current assessment practices and learners' writing outcomes. The study sought to gain an understanding of the extent to which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Males, Second Language Instruction
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Alam, Gazi Mahabubul; Parvin, Morsheda – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Since its inception, Higher Education (HE) has always been playing a critical role for national development through the development of skilled manpower and intellectual civic society. Continuous paradigm shifting in HE in term of institutions' pattern and course delivery mode and method has always been the part of the process of HE transformation.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Qualitative Research, Interviews, Higher Education
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Dan, Nguyen Linh; Mino, Takashi – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Since 2000, and especially during the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD 2005-2014), many universities have begun offering educational programmes on sustainability. Over this span, the level and type of diversity among students have only increased. This begs the question: How does university student diversity…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Sustainability, Student Surveys, College Students
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Liton, Hussain Ahmed – International Journal of Instruction, 2016
This study strives to single out the barriers and obstacles in terms of academic, course curriculum system and socio-cultural issues that impact on students' learning English language adversely in the prep year level at Jazan University, Saudi Arabia. This paper especially focuses on the factors affecting EFL ("English as a Foreign…
Descriptors: Barriers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
Guise, Megan; Habib, Mireille; Robbins, Amy; Hegg, Sarah; Hoellwarth, Chance; Stauch, Nancy – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2016
Drawing on the work of Badiali and Titus (2010) and Bacharach, Heck, and Dahlberg (2010), we define coteaching as the following: both cooperating teacher and teacher candidate are engaged in student learning at all times through daily coplanning, coinstructing, and coassessing. We argue that collaborative planning (e.g., sharing ideas, developing…
Descriptors: Success, Barriers, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Johnson, Joseph A.; Wesley, Whitney M.; Yerrick, Randy – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2016
While research on the use of tablets in the field of education is emerging, existing research on the use of this tool for the purposes of student teaching supervision is very limited. This study aimed to explore the application of iPad tablets for student teacher supervision in a teacher preparation program at a large state university in the…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Mehran, Parisa; Alizadeh, Mehrasa – Research-publishing.net, 2015
Iranian universities have recently displayed a growing interest in integrating Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) into teaching/learning English. The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) context, however, is not keeping pace with the current changes since EAP courses are strictly text-based and exam-oriented, and little research has thus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Nguyen, Hong Thi; Fehring, Heather; Warren, Wendy – English Language Teaching, 2015
This paper reports part of a study that documents the factors affecting the efficacy of teaching and learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Vietnamese higher education from the teachers' perspectives. Individual face-to-face semi-structured interviews were conducted with twelve EFL teachers at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Lai, Shu-Li; Chen, Hao-Jan Howard – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2015
A number of studies have suggested the possible benefits of using concordancers in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) writing. To date, however, there is still limited understanding of how EFL writers may make use of such tools along with dictionaries when engaging in a writing task. To better understand the question, this study investigated a…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Indexes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Chapelle, Carol A.; Cotos, Elena; Lee, Jooyoung – Language Testing, 2015
Two examples demonstrate an argument-based approach to validation of diagnostic assessment using automated writing evaluation (AWE). "Criterion"®, was developed by Educational Testing Service to analyze students' papers grammatically, providing sentence-level error feedback. An interpretive argument was developed for its use as part of…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Writing Evaluation, Automation, Test Validity
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Seremet, Mehmet; Chalkley, Brian – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
In an era when graduate employability is a key concern, the teaching of geographical information systems (GIS) has become a subject of considerable interest. This paper reports on a study of the GIS student learning experience using student survey data from six UK geography undergraduate programmes. The findings show that although students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Information Systems, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study
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Jaime Osorio, María Fernanda; Insuasty, Edgar Alirio – HOW, 2015
This research report is an account of a study carried out at the Foreign Language Institute of a Colombian public university. Its main purposes were to analyze the teaching practices the participating teachers used in their English lessons, and to assess the effects of these practices on the development of students' communicative competence. A…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods, Second Language Instruction, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Martinsen, Rob A. – L2 Journal, 2015
This article investigates a project that used student-centered teaching and languages for specific purposes to increase university students' motivation to study Spanish and willingness to communicate. After reflecting on their personal goals and interests, students were required to choose a purpose or context in which they might use Spanish in…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Instruction, Student Centered Learning, College Students
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Li, Liu – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2014
In the era of globalization, the number of students studying abroad is increasing dramatically. Accordingly, there is an increasing interest among researchers in students' language gains in the study-abroad (SA) context. To deepen our understanding of second language (L2) reading acquisition in different contexts, it is necessary to examine…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Study Abroad, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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