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Holbrook, Allyson; Burke, Rachel; Fairbairn, Hedy – Higher Education Research and Development, 2022
Overseas students who have learned English as a second or foreign language (L2) form a prominent subgroup of research students in Australian universities. However, there is a paucity of research exploring the linguistic experiences of this population in connection with thesis examination and in comparison with first language users of English (L1).…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Students, Second Language Learning, Native Language
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Crosthwaite, Peter; Yeung, Yuk; Bai, Xuefei; Lu, Li; Bae, Yeonsuk – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2018
Definite discourse-new bridging reference (e.g., a school … "the teacher"; Clark, 1975) is a complex syntax-pragmatic component of referential movement, one that is subject to relatively opaque form-function contingency compared with forms used for discourse-old reference, and one that is especially prone to crosslinguistic influence.…
Descriptors: Native Language, Second Language Learning, Mandarin Chinese, Syntax
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Wang, Zheni; Gao, Mengchan; Panaccio, Alexandra – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2021
Drawing on self-determination theory (SDT; E.L. Deci & R.M. Ryan, 1985, 2000) and using corporate samples (N = 284; 63% Male; Mean Age = 34, SD = 6.09) from high-tech firms in China, this empirical study explored the path model from satisfaction of the basic psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness, through autonomous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Determination, Personal Autonomy, Psychological Needs
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Osmond-Johnson, Pamela; Turner, Peter – Curriculum Inquiry, 2020
Although there is much contention around the role of settlers in reconciliation [Maddison, S., Clark, T., & de Costa, R. (2016). "The limits of settler colonial reconciliation: Non-Indigenous peoples and the responsibility to engage." Singapore: Springer], the current under-representation of Indigenous peoples in Canada's K-12…
Descriptors: Principals, Ethics, Conflict Resolution, Administrator Characteristics
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Lee, Chelsey; Wong, Jennifer S. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault on university campuses is a pervasive problem that affects approximately 25% of female students and has wide-reaching negative outcomes [DeKeseredy, W., and K. Kelly. 1993. 'The Incidence and Prevalence of Woman Abuse in Canadian University and College Dating Relationships.' "The Canadian Journal of Sociology" 18 (2):…
Descriptors: Crime, Sexual Abuse, College Students, Females
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Baartman, L. K. J.; Kilbrink, N.; de Bruijn, E. – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
In vocational education, students learn in different school-based and workplace-based learning environments and engage with different types of knowledge in these environments. Students are expected to integrate these experiences and make meaning of them in relation to their own professional knowledge base. This study focuses both on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Educational Environment, Secondary Education
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Cornillie, Frederik; Van Den Noortgate, Wim; Van den Branden, Kris; Desmet, Piet – Language Learning & Technology, 2017
Behaviour-tracking technology has been used for decades in SLA research on focused practice with an eye toward elucidating the nature of L2 automatization (e.g. DeKeyser, 1997; Robinson, 1997). This involves longitudinally capturing learners' judgments or linguistic production along with their response times in order to investigate how specific…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Eye Movements, Feedback (Response), English (Second Language)
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De Gale, S.; Boisselle, L. N. – Science Education International, 2015
POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) is a collaborative learning technique that employs guided inquiry within a cyclic system of exploration, concept invention, and application. This action research explores students' academic performance on a unit of organic chemistry work taught using POGIL, in addition to the effect of POGIL on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Action Research, Organic Chemistry
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Mai, Ziyin; Yuan, Boping – Second Language Research, 2016
This article reports an empirical study investigating L2 acquisition of the Mandarin Chinese "shì…de" cleft construction by adult English-speaking learners within the framework of the Feature Reassembly Hypothesis (Lardiere, 2009). A Sentence Completion task, an interpretation task, two Acceptability Judgement tasks, and a felicity…
Descriptors: Adults, Second Language Learning, Syntax, Intonation
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Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2020
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each annual volume contains chapters that discuss salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries on topics pertaining to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students
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de Souza, Nicola L.; Esopenko, Carrie; Conway, Fiona N.; Todaro, Sabrina M.; Buckman, Jennifer F. – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: To examine the association of multiple health behaviors to mental health functioning in male and female collegiate athletes. Participants: Prospective National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I athletes (n = 183) completed a health and wellness survey in the summer prior to joining the athletic program. Methods: Health…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Mental Health, College Freshmen
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Picard, France; Frenette, Éric; Guay, Frédéric; Labrosse, Julie – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2015
The purpose of this research was to validate the scores of a short form of a new instrument, "l'Épreuve de décision vocationnelle, forme scolaire" (EDV-9S; vocational assessment test), which measures six indecision-related problems (lack of self-knowledge, lack of readiness, lack of method in decision making, lack of information,…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Career Choice, Test Reliability, Item Response Theory
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Aristimuño, Adriana – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2020
This article reviews and updates a previous work published in 2007 as a chapter in the "International Handbook of Catholic Education" (Aristimuño, A. 2007. "Challenges for Catholic Schools in Uruguay." In "International Handbook of Catholic Education: Challenges for School Systems in the 21st Century. Part One,"…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Religious Education
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Strotmann, Birgit; Bamond, Victoria; Lopez Lago, Jose Maria; Bailen, Maria; Bonilla, Sonia; Montesinos, Francisco – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2014
Few studies have been conducted at the tertiary level on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). The current study aims to gather and share preliminary data concerning CLIL in higher education at several universities in different countries. A questionnaire and brief description of the project and its objectives were emailed to all…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teaching Methods, Cross Cultural Studies, Questionnaires
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Journal of Education Finance, 2019
A recent survey of 41 different state boards of education revealed that officials from 28 states indicate that they are experiencing teacher shortages. The shortages in some states are significant. While the teacher shortage in many states is tied to different factors, one frequently cited reason for leaving the teaching profession is low pay.…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Responsibility, Career Choice, Teacher Salaries
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