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Kaewunruen, Sakdirat – Education Sciences, 2019
Interactive learning technology is an emerging innovation for future communication-aided teaching and learning that could positively enhance students' engagement and intrinsic motivation. Due to the virtue of interactive communication, classrooms are now anticipated to enable a variety of interaction-based learning technologies with diverse…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Case Studies, Transportation, Educational Technology
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Macis, Marijana – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2018
There is little research available on the incidental learning of figurative language from reading (e.g., Webb, Newton, & Chang, 2013). This study looked at collocations with both literal and figurative meanings, that is, duplex collocations (Macis & Schmitt, 2017a) and whether reading could enhance lexical knowledge of the figurative…
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Phrase Structure, Case Studies, Advanced Students
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Walford, Nigel – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
The arrival of the term Geographical Information System (GIS) in the 1960s soon created a demand for training and education in the use of this specialist hardware and software. Initially the main focus was on training people to use GIS, formal named degree programmes leading to postgraduate and undergraduate qualifications arrived later. This…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Geographic Information Systems, Computer Software, Teaching Methods
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Cramp, Andy; Lamond, Catherine – Teaching in Higher Education, 2016
This paper explores the significance of designing online learning led by the principle of direct and meaningful participant engagement. It considers the notion of kindness as a crucial value contributing to pedagogy and the development of meaningful learning relationships. The paper challenges the "delivery" approach to online learning,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Interpersonal Relationship
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Fenton-O'Creevy, Mark; van Mourik, Carien – Open Learning, 2016
We report on a case study of high Japanese student failure rates in an online MBA programme. Drawing on interviews, and reviews of exam and assignment scripts we frame the problems faced by these students in terms of a "language as social practice" approach and highlight the students' failure to understand the specific language games…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Business Administration Education, Distance Education, Case Studies