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Terzioglu, Yildiz; Bensen Bostanci, Hanife – SAGE Open, 2020
The present study aims to shed light on analyzing the types and the frequency of the written sentence errors committed by 58 tenth grade Turkish Cypriot English as a foreign language (EFL) students in two classrooms, that is, Class A and B at a public vocational high school in North Cyprus. A quasi-experimental design was employed in the study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Error Patterns
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Tavernise, Assunta; Bertacchini, Francesca; Pantano, Pietro; Bilotta, Eleonora – Research on Education and Media, 2019
In this work, a Storytelling FabLab has been designed for the realization of virtual performances on a Shakesperian play in an elementary school. In this FabLab, many elements have been digitally manipulated: text, audio files, virtual actors on a 3D stage, and 3D Greek masks. Learning of contents and motivation have been assessed and compared to…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Elementary School Students, Student Motivation, Computer Uses in Education
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Lai, Wen-Feng; Chen, Yen-Yu – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of age and family socioeconomic status (SES) on the evaluative language performance of Mandarin-Chinese-speaking young children and their mothers. The participants were 65 mother-child dyads recruited in Taiwan. Thirty-four of these dyads were from middle-class families and 31 were from…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Mandarin Chinese, Working Class, Mothers
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Wan, Au Thien; San, Leong Yat; Omar, Mohammad Saiful – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
The purpose of this article was to evaluate the effectiveness of using mobile augmented reality (AR) instructional material for Year 10 science students in a secondary school in Brunei Darussalam. Specific learning styles were identified for the control and the experimental groups. A mobile AR application of instructional material was developed…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science
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Stein, Kevin A.; Barton, Matthew H. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Course: Online or mediated communication courses. Objectives: The purpose of this activity is to provide students with a more engaging way of immersing themselves in the course material through an interactive "Easter egg" syllabus. An Easter egg is an "undocumented function hidden in software … [they are] secret 'goodies' … used in…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Blended Learning, Audio Equipment, Video Technology
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Petiot, Oriane; Saury, Jacques – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Introduction: Student engagement with learning activities is considered in educational research as a primary facilitator of academic achievement and student learning. Teachers play a major role in student engagement with learning activities. The use of metaphors is a way to promote this engagement, especially when students are struggling in…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Learning Activities, Physical Education, Learner Engagement
Quinones, Agar V. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore and recognize if district-created student art assessments and teacher evaluations influenced the job satisfaction of art teachers due to the increased teacher turnovers and teacher shortages. The experiences, beliefs, and perceptions of the art teachers were critical in understanding and…
Descriptors: Art Teachers, Student Evaluation, Teacher Evaluation, Job Satisfaction
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Fuhrman, Nicholas E.; Rubenstein, Eric D. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2017
Much is known about the benefits of interacting with animals for learners. However, little is known about the animals' potential influence on the communication ability of the presenter/educator. The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe the experience of undergraduate students who used live animals (baby chicks, turtles, salamanders,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Animals, Communication Skills, Environmental Education
Ackerman, Candice – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The goal of this study was to understand the vocational consequences and benefits of being a student-athlete in a large university and competitive level of sport, and how these contribute to the development of a student-athlete's vocational identity. A mass email was sent to the entire student-athlete population at a Division I university…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, School Size, Competition
Johnson, Kate R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This dissertation builds on research about teacher identities (e.g., Agee, 2004; Sumara & Luce-Kapler, 1996; Ronfeldt & Grossman, 2008), teaching mathematics for social justice (e.g., Felton, 2010; Gutstein, 2006; Skovsmose, 1985; Stinson & Wager, 2012) and learning to teach mathematics for social justice (e.g., Gau, 2005; Gonzalez,…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Educators, Mathematics Instruction
Drake, Paul Burton – Online Submission, 2015
This publication follows the tradition of publishing selected papers from the Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives and Museums (PIALA) annual conferences. This 24th annual conference was held in Koror, Republic of Palau, November 10-15, 2014. This volume includes a listing of the PIALA 2014 Organizing Committee and PIALA Officers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Malayo Polynesian Languages, Conference Papers
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Vurdien, Ruby – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2013
Today Web 2.0 technologies, including blogs, are presenting both teachers and learners with new horizons in the field of language teaching and learning. A blog is an online journal which can be continuously updated by its users [Matheson, D. (2004). Weblogs and the epistemology of the news: Some trends in online journalism. "New Media &…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response)
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Goma, Ophelia D. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2010
This article describes the use of web-based, interactive learning modules in the principles of economics course. The learning modules introduce students to important, historical economic events while providing real-world application of the economic theory presented in class. Each module is designed to supplement and complement the economic theory…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Economics Education, Instructional Innovation, Learner Engagement
Brown, J. D., Ed. – TESOL International Association, 2013
In this revised edition in the popular New Ways Series, teachers have once again been given an opportunity to show how they do assessment in their classrooms on an everyday basis. Often feeling helpless when confronted with large-scale standardized testing practices, teachers here offer classroom testing created with the direct aim of helping…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Heilman, Donald C. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Problem: The study primarily focused on how a Service Learning project resulted in a Transformative Learning experience. The sample was drawn from 82 participants from Rutgers University who took part in a week-long alternative Spring Break community service project in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in 2006. Interviews were conducted…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Transformative Learning, Natural Disasters, Educational Environment
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