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Salhab, Reham A. – World Journal of Education, 2019
Digital education reshaped the teaching and learning processes in higher education worldwide. This study investigates the attitudes of faculty members at Palestine Technical Khadoorie University (PTUK) towards using Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (MOODLE). A questionnaire was designed to conduct the present study at PTUK. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Czellér, Mária; Nagy-Bodnár, Klára – Research-publishing.net, 2019
As economies are inevitably becoming dominated by multinational and global companies, the need for Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) is growing accordingly. Language institutes in higher education are trying to tailor their curriculum to meet the expectations of such companies each with their specific technical vocabulary. While LSP courses are…
Descriptors: Languages for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Giannikas, Christina Nicole – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP) in Higher Education (HE) has a long-standing tradition in the language centres of the Cypriot academic world, much like in other European contexts. Even though Cypriot universities are advancing in educational technology, students enter bearing coursebook-led and teacher-centred learning experiences…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Nikiforou, Eleni – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The English for Specific Purposes (ESP) field is currently receiving a lot of attention as researchers and practitioners seek to improve the learning experience for the students and raise the quality of the courses. To advance ESP practice, it is crucial that teacher training in ESP is enhanced and supported through exemplary practices. Vocabulary…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Learning Experience, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning
Fang, Fan, Ed.; Widodo, Handoyo Puji, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2019
Although the notion of Global Englishes (GE) has been widely discussed in the literature, few books consider how GE can be translated into educational practice. This book addresses the incorporation of GE into language policy and curriculum, pedagogy and assessment practices, and focuses on a wide range of geographical and language contexts.…
Descriptors: Official Languages, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Usage
Alhuthaif, Abeer – ProQuest LLC, 2019
International mindedness is a recent and evolving research topic in language education and other fields because of its significance in promoting global relations, ethical leadership, intercultural understanding, global engagement, and world communication. This study explored the conceptions and practices of international mindedness of four English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Latif, Nurul Ezhawati Abdul; Yusuf, Faizal Mohamed; Tarmezi, Nurazrin Mat; Rosly, Siti Zalika; Zainuddin, Zairul Nurshazana – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Critical Thinking is the mental process of analysing or evaluating information. The review of literature reveals that higher education, in particular is now placing an emphasis upon exposing matriculates to the concept of critical thinking and challenging them to develop those skills and dispositions necessary for improving the quality of their…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Accounting, Teaching Methods, Professional Education
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Lomer, Sylvie; Anthony-Okeke, Loretta – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
In the context of increasing international mobility in higher education, educators experience multiple challenges in the classroom. In the UK, policy discourses often frame international students as desirable resources. However, international students are frequently problematised as in academic deficit. Cultural reasons are posited for different…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Blended Learning, Student Mobility, Barriers
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Tarun, Ivy M. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2019
Aim/Purpose: There is a huge array of educational technology tools that are now in use today. These tools have changed the way teachers teach and the way students learn. Among the many educational technology tools that are gaining popularity are the online collaboration tools. Online collaboration tools are web-based tools that allow individuals…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration
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Al-Azawei, Ahmed – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2019
Aim/Purpose: This research investigates the success variables affecting the adoption of social networking sites (SNS), namely Facebook, and learning management systems (LMS), specifically Moodle, in developing countries. Background: In contemporary education, universities invest heavily in the integration of LMS with traditional classrooms.…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Management Systems, Undergraduate Students
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García Ochoa, Gabriel; McDonald, Sarah – Intercultural Education, 2019
There is a growing body of work on the field of what is now known as 'cultural literacy', but little has been written about its application, and even less on how to teach it in the context of higher education. This article discusses 'destabilisation' as an approach to teaching cultural literacy in higher education in the context of the global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Literacy, Intercultural Communication
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Jabbar, Abdul; Mirza, Mohammed – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
As UK Higher Education institutions continue to accept students from ethnically diverse backgrounds, there is now an onus and an expectation for academics to provide learning environments and experiences that are inclusive, validating and affirming. The aim of this paper is to explore, through the lens of the academic tutor, the pedagogical…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Higher Education, Student Diversity
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Porto, Melina; Yulita, Leticia – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
This article describes an online project in the foreign-language classroom in which Argentinian and British university students communicated across the globe to address a topic of human rights violations. The aim of the article is to answer the question of whether there is a place in language education for forgiveness and discomforting pedagogies.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Higher Education, Civil Rights
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Godzhaeva, Natalia S.; Logunov, Timur A.; Lokteva, Marina S.; Zolotareva, Svetlana A. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
One of the reasons for failure of education system to form developed FL skills in its graduates consists in the lack of L2 immersion and low motivation of learners. Integration of Content and Language (CLIL) in teaching content subjects is believed to be an efficient way of improving the situation. However, introducing CLIL techniques and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, College Faculty, Language of Instruction
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Harvey, Arlene; Russell-Mundine, Gabrielle – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
The context of this paper is a strategy at a large Australian university that involves embedding a new graduate quality 'cultural competence' and lifting the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, experiences and histories. It has been argued that the inclusion of Indigenous knowledges is essential for the decolonisation of our…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Awareness, Pacific Islanders
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