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Hawe, E.; Lightfoot, U.; Dixon, H. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
In this paper, we explore first-year undergraduate students' experiences and perceptions regarding the use of exemplars, with reference to the development of student self-regulation. The study was carried out at a tertiary education institution in New Zealand where the second author was a lecturer. This author used exemplars with two classes of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Metacognition
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Li, Liang; Franken, Margaret; Wu, Shaoqun – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
Lexical bundles, recurrent multiword combinations in a register, are extremely common and important discourse building blocks in academic writing. An increasing number of studies have investigated lexical bundles in academic writing in recent years, but few studies have explored L2 learners' interpretations of their own bundle production,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Doctoral Programs, Phrase Structure
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Fyall, Glenn; Metzler, Michael W. – Physical Educator, 2019
In 1999, the New Zealand government released a new Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum that reflected a fundamental shift from the traditional and dominant skill mastery approach. The "new" HPE curriculum was based on humanistic principles and supported by constructivist notions of teaching and learning, within a critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Curriculum
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Jolley, Alison; Hampton, Samuel J.; Brogt, Erik; Kennedy, Ben M.; Fraser, Lyndon; Knox, Angus – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
This study compares the field experience and development of sense of place (in this case, human attributed meanings and attachments to the field area) in geoscience students on three separate course sections of a six-day introductory geological mapping field trip. Students stayed in a small farm station within their 4 km[superscript 2] field area,…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Science Instruction, Geology, Maps
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Moskal, Adon Christian Michael; Wass, Rob – Computer Science Education, 2019
Background and Context: Encouraging undergraduate programming students to think more about their software development processes is challenging. Most programming courses focus on coding skill development and mastering programming language features; subsequently software development processes (e.g. planning, code commenting, and error debugging) are…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Undergraduate Students, Programming, Programming Languages
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Bruce, Judy; North, Chris; FitzPatrick, Jessica – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
Global citizenship (GC) is becoming increasingly significant as a desirable graduate attribute in the context of increasing globalisation and cultural diversity. However, both the means and ends of GC education are influenced by a divergent range of conceptualizations. The aim of this research project was to investigate preservice teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Cultural Pluralism
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Schaddelee, Marjolein; McConnell, Christine – Journal of International Education in Business, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to better understand what helps and hinders the engagement of students in a project-based learning (PjBL) approach as the sole mode of teaching and learning for the entire first year of a Bachelor of Applied Management. Design/methodology/approach: This study takes an action research approach by investigating…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Projects, Active Learning, Management Development
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Lee, Youngsu; Heinze, Timothy; Donoho, Casey; Fournier, Christophe; Jalal, Ahamed A. F. M.; Cohen, David; Hennebichler, Eike – Journal of Marketing Education, 2018
While international demand for sales positions is growing, negative sales stereotypes, partially fueled by ethical abuses in the sales arena, are prevalent and may dissuade students from pursuing sales careers. To help combat the situation globally, educators must develop and utilize effective sales ethics pedagogies. The first step involves…
Descriptors: Ethics, Gender Differences, Moral Values, Teaching Methods
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Tate, Mary; Campbell-Meier, Jennifer; Sudfelt, Rory – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
Adopting new teaching practices, like the 'flipped classroom', disrupts organizational routines within the university. This paper examines flipped classroom implementation from the perspective of four stakeholder groups students, instructors, administrators, and managers), using an organizational routines lens. Disrupting established routines…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Instructional Innovation, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods
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Flack, Natasha A. M. S.; Nicholson, Helen D. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2018
Dissection has long been the accepted method for teaching anatomy to medical students. More recently, some educators have suggested that easier, cheaper, alternative methods are just as effective. But what do the students think? This paper aimed to identify what undergraduate medical students learn, how they cope, and what effects participating in…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Medical Education, Laboratory Procedures, Anatomy
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Wu, Shaoqun; Li, Liang; Witten, Ian; Yu, Alex – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
This article reports on a language learning system and a program designed to help students with academic vocabulary in the New Zealand university computer science department. The system is a learner-friendly corpus-based tool that allows students to look up lexico-grammatical patterns of a given word in academic writing. The program, based on a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Science Education, Graduate Students, Academic Language
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Turnbull, Wendy Fox; Docherty, Paul; Zaka, Pinelopi – Design and Technology Education, 2018
A flipped classroom approach consists of two distinct parts: direct on-line instruction in the students' own time and at their own pace, and interactive group learning and problem solving activities in scheduled classes. This approach has the potential to suit theoretical and practice-based courses such as technology education. This article…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Student Attitudes