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Bayram, Ilknur; Baturay, Meltem Huri – Journal of English Teaching, 2022
This study carried out with the participation of 68 pre-service EFL teachers (PET) attending Turkish universities aims to investigate PETs' perceptions as to the use of online instructional tools (OIT). This is a mixed-methods study; both quantitative and qualitative data have been collected. Data were gathered in the academic year of 2018-2019…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Victoria McCardell Harpool – ProQuest LLC, 2022
The purpose of this historical case study is to examine the response of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) to Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The AJCU is a voluntary association of 28 Jesuit higher education institutions rooted in the Jesuit charism that centers on God's desire for a direct relationship with creation,…
Descriptors: Weather, Natural Disasters, Religious Colleges, Historical Interpretation
UK Department for Education, 2024
Over the last year, interest in and use of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) has rapidly increased. Although GenAI is not new, recent advances in the underlying technology and greater accessibility mean that the public can now use it more easily. This poses opportunities and challenges for the education sector. The Digital Strategy…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Technology Uses in Education, Automation, Information Technology
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Raufelder, Diana; Hoferichter, Frances; Schneeweiss, David; Wood, Megan A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
Based on cognitive evaluation theory (CET) and organismic integration theory (OIT)--both sub-theories of self-determination theory (SDT)--the present study examined whether the academic self-regulation of youth with test anxiety can be strengthened through social and motivational relationships with peers and teachers. This study employed a large…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Anxiety, Early Adolescents, Secondary Education
Koralus, Philipp Elias – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The dissertation presents a theory of semantics and pragmatics for both language and vision. I focus on sentences including proper names, descriptions, and attitude report verbs, and on the Necker cube. I propose the Open Instruction Theory (OIT), according to which the linguistic meaning of a sentence and the semantic contribution of visual…
Descriptors: Linguistic Theory, Semantics, Pragmatics, Language
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Brooks, D. Christopher; Marsh, Lauren; Wilcox, Kimerly; Cohen, Brad – Journal of Faculty Development, 2011
In response to the well-documented need for rigorous evaluations of faculty development programs and increasing demands for institutional accountability, University of Minnesota's Office of Information Technology (OIT) researchers have developed an approach to program evaluation that assesses individual level changes to participants' attitudes,…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Information Technology, Faculty Development, Accountability
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Kehr, Linda – Science and Children, 2009
Imagine soaring in the Earth's atmosphere to near the edge of space. Is there air to breathe? Is it dark? Are there clouds? What about air pressure? Fifth-grade students from Ferguson Elementary in Klamath Falls, Oregon, were wondering these questions as they participated in "To the Edge of Space," an exciting, yearlong collaborative…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Satellites (Aerospace), Partnerships in Education, Grade 5
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Instructional Technology. – 1986
The Office of Instructional Technology (OIT) of the South Carolina Department of Education is responsible for the acquisition, scheduling, and utilization of television and radio resources for grades K-12, staff development, adult education broadcast over the South Carolina educational television and radio network, and the administration of…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Conferences, Courseware, Educational Radio
Ward, John G. – 1975
This paper describes the approach taken at the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) for the evaluation of its faculty in conjunction with the OIT administrator evaluation methods. A set of Annual Faculty Objectives (AFO) are established by both faculty and department chairmen. They review divisional and departmental goals and agree on specific…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Evaluation, Faculty Evaluation, Postsecondary Education
Hata, David M. – 1990
In 1986, Portland Community College (PCC) received federal funding to expand its pilot 2 + 2 Tech Prep program in engineering technology to include five local high schools and to link the program to the upper-division engineering technology program at the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT). Program results included the following: (1) eight high…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Consortia
Hefling, Robert, Ed. – 1971
The Academic Advisory Staff (AAS) of the Office of International Training (OIT), Agency for International Development (AID) analyzes and interprets the academic credentials of AID participants from cooperating countries in terms of the educational system of the U. S. To carry out this service the AAS has developed a library of reference materials…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Foreign Culture, Foreign Students, Grade Equivalent Scores
Hall, Stephen C. – Information Technology Quarterly, 1986
Technology is growing in exponential leaps as capabilities increase and prices decrease. In some cases, advancement occurs so rapidly that, just as one technology becomes known, a succeeding one emerges. Such rapid change introduces a need for frequent reevaluation of equipment and application strategies and of the organizational learning process;…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computers, Educational Planning, Educational Technology