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Abdallah, Mahmoud M. S. – Educational Action Research, 2017
Action research (AR)--as a participatory, problem-oriented methodology--has been employed recently in Egypt to resolve complicated classroom and learning problems, and provide context-based solutions. Simultaneously, new "special education" courses have been included recently in the university bylaws of Egyptian colleges of education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Improvement, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Salmon, Gilly; Nie, Ming; Edirisingha, Palitha – Educational Research, 2010
Background: In the 1990s, Salmon developed a five-stage model for enabling and scaffolding remote groups to work and learn together using asynchronous bulletin boards. The model has informed online learning and development practice across different levels and education for online and blended learning. Purpose: This paper reports our testing of the…
Descriptors: Photography, Archaeology, Cognitive Mapping, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Phillips, Peter; Loch, Birgit – Educational Technology & Society, 2011
This paper is an empirical analysis of the first stage of an ongoing effort to introduce technology to enhance student learning in introductory corporate finance within a multi-campus and multi-mode regional Australian University. The engagement and performance of low socio-economic status (SES) students is of particular interest because…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Socioeconomic Status
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Holmes, Barbara D.; Seay, Angela D.; Wilson, Kimberly N. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2009
The National Center for Educational Statistics (2004) asserts that enrollments in graduate education will grow by 19% during the first decade of the new millennium and that most of this growth will be minorities and women. These students are already here in higher education and in For Profit, universities are attracting a disproportionate share of…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Graduate Study, Females, Doctoral Programs
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Dollman, James – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2005
The "Learning Trail" is an innovative application of peer-mediated instruction designed to enhance student learning in large practical classes. The strategy specifically seeks to improve participants' attention to details of protocol that are often difficult to observe during teacher-centered demonstrations to large groups. Students…
Descriptors: Discussion, Information Transfer, Foreign Countries, Sciences