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Ördem, Eser; Paker, Turan – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether teaching vocabulary via collocations would contribute to retention and use of foreign language, English. A quasi-experimental design was formed to see whether there would be a significant difference between the treatment and control groups. Three instruments developed were conducted to 60…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Danilina, Svetlana; Shabunina, Viktoriia – Advanced Education, 2020
The article discusses an experiment that researched the intentional vs incidental ESP vocabulary uptake in two university groups of third year political science students and addresses the implications of using an authentic audiovisual material as an input text for an ESP course. The procedure of intentional vocabulary learning involved…
Descriptors: Intentional Learning, Incidental Learning, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Pulido, Diana – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2009
This study examines the nature of the involvement load (Laufer & Hulstijn, 2001) in second language (L2) lexical input processing through reading by considering the effects of the reader-based factors of L2 reading proficiency and background knowledge. The lexical input processing aspects investigated were lexical inferencing (search), attentional…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Memory, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning
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Restrepo Ramos, Falcon Dario – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This literature review aims to analyze previous studies that address the incidental learning of vocabulary in second language acquisition. The articles included in this literature review look into the understanding of vocabulary learning through incidental means, the relationship of reading and incidental vocabulary learning, and the strategies…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Phrase Structure, Incidental Learning
Azari, Foroogh; Abdullah, Faiz Sathi; Heng, Chan Swee; Hoon, Tan Bee – Online Submission, 2012
This paper reports on a study that aimed to investigate the effects of textual glosses on the lexical development of EFL learners. Given the importance of the English language for tertiary level study, it is necessary for EFL learners to read independently and to acquire the vocabulary they need for disciplinary study. Many studies have reported…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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IGI Global, 2018
The rapid growth in online and virtual learning opportunities has created culturally diverse classes and corporate training sessions. Instruction for these learning opportunities must adjust to meet participant needs. "Online Course Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications" is a comprehensive reference source for the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Educational Trends
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Rayyan, S.; Fredericks, C.; Colvin, K. F.; Liu, A.; Teodorescu, R.; Barrantes, A.; Pawl, A.; Seaton, D. T.; Pritchard, D. E. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2016
We describe three iterations of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) developed from online preparation materials for a reformed introductory physics classroom at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in which the teaching staff interact with small groups of students doing problems using an expert problem-solving pedagogy. The MOOC contains an…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Physics, Science Instruction
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Solati-Dehkordi, Seyed Amir; Salehi, Hadi – International Education Studies, 2016
Studying explicit vocabulary instruction effects on improving L2 learners' writing skill and their short and long-term retention is the purpose of the present study. To achieve the mentioned goal, a fill-in-the-blank test including 36 single words and 60 lexical phrases were administrated to 30 female upper-intermediate EFL learners. The EFL…
Descriptors: Writing Achievement, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Writing Skills
Kaliher, Licinia Barrueco – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this Executive Position Paper (EPP) is to develop a model for improving the online training modules utilized by a mid-Atlantic Residence Life department. The complexity of the Residence Life staff positions, coupled with demands from other university departments and the need to provide as much information as possible, resulted in an…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Prior Learning, Metacognition, Program Effectiveness
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Dias de Oliveira Santos, Victor – Language Teaching Research, 2015
Knowledge of lexical items is arguably the most essential aspect of being able to communicate in a foreign language (Richards, 2000). Many studies have examined effective strategies for retaining the meaning of foreign words, but studies investigating the effectiveness of different methods for the retention of essential grammatical features of…
Descriptors: Color, Imagery, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
D'Mello, S. K., Ed.; Calvo, R. A., Ed.; Olney, A., Ed. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2013
Since its inception in 2008, the Educational Data Mining (EDM) conference series has featured some of the most innovative and fascinating basic and applied research centered on data mining, education, and learning technologies. This tradition of exemplary interdisciplinary research has been kept alive in 2013 as evident through an imaginative,…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Ng, Lynn-Sze – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2017
Problem-based Learning (PBL) is one of the most effective methods of instruction that helps Visual Effects (VFX) students to be more adaptable at encountering career challenges in Malaysia. These challenges are; lack of several important requirements such as, the basic and fundamental knowledge of VFX concepts, the ability to understand real-world…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Problem Based Learning, Learning Experience
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Gorjian, Bahman; Moosavinia, Seyyed Rahim; Kavari, Kamal Ebrahimi; Asgari, Parviz; Hydarei, Alireza – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2011
This study measured the impact of asynchronous computer-assisted language learning (CALL) approaches on high and low achievers' vocabulary retention and recall of English as foreign language learners. Fifty participants were assigned into two homogeneous groups. Both groups covered eight expository passages, which included "Select readings:…
Descriptors: Second Languages, Low Achievement, Second Language Learning, Homogeneous Grouping
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Virtue, Emily; Wells, Gayle; MacKusick, Carol; Murphy-Nugen, Amy; Rose, Amy – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2018
First-year seminars and learning communities (LC) have been used to help increase retention, provide continuity, and support students as they transition to the university setting. Another high impact educational practice--common intellectual experiences (CIE)--includes student activities centered on a theme to help facilitate learning, increase…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, First Year Seminars, Communities of Practice, Health Sciences
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Charalabopoulou, Frieda; Gavrilidou, Maria; Kokkinakis, Sofie Johansson; Volodina, Elena –, 2012
Lexical competence constitutes a crucial aspect in L2 learning, since building a rich repository of words is considered indispensable for successful communication. CALL practitioners have experimented with various kinds of computer-mediated glosses to facilitate L2 vocabulary building in the context of incidental vocabulary learning. Intentional…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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