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Storch, Neomy – Multilingual Matters, 2013
In this first book-length treatment of collaborative writing in second language (L2) classrooms, Neomy Storch provides a theoretical, pedagogical and empirical rationale for the use of collaborative writing activities in L2 classes, as well as some guidelines about how to best implement such activities in both face-to-face and online mode. The…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Collaborative Writing, Writing Instruction
Ng, Eugenia M. W., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. This book offers in-depth analysis of new technologies in blended learning that promote creativity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Action Research, Distance Education
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Yim, Soobin; Warschauer, Mark – Language Learning & Technology, 2017
The increasingly widespread use of social software (e.g., Wikis, Google Docs) in second language (L2) settings has brought a renewed attention to collaborative writing. Although the current methodological approaches to examining collaborative writing are valuable to understand L2 students' interactional patterns or perceived experiences, they can…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Processes
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Uzuntiryaki, Esen; Aydin, Yesim Capa – Research in Science Education, 2009
This study described the process of developing and validating the College Chemistry Self-Efficacy Scale (CCSS) that can be used to assess college students' beliefs in their ability to perform essential tasks in chemistry. In the first phase, data collected from 363 college students provided evidence for the validity and reliability of the new…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Efficacy, Chemistry, Measures (Individuals)
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Ducoffe, Sandra J. Smith; Tromley, Cheryl L.; Tucker, Michael – Journal of Management Education, 2006
Given the widespread use and success of cross-functional teams in industry and the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business's focus on the importance of interdisciplinary education, many business schools have incorporated interdisciplinary elements into their curricula. This study examined current student and alumni perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration
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Fernsten, Linda – Teacher Development, 2009
This paper reviews a classroom practice designed to help teacher candidates become more critically reflective practitioners in regard to multiculturalism, language, and practice. The literature on teacher education and multicultural discourse theory serves as theoretical background. A questionnaire was used to collect data about student attitudes…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Beliefs
Montgomery County Public Schools, 2012
"MCPS School Safety and Security at a Glance" provides, in a single document, information about the reporting of incidents related to school safety and security, school climate, local school safety program descriptions, and serious incidents. Information is presented for each Montgomery County (Maryland) public school. While much of this…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Counties, School Safety, School Security
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Senocak, Erdal – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2009
This study aimed to develop and validate a problem-based learning environment inventory which would help teachers and researchers to better understand student views on problem-based learning environments. The development of the inventory included the following four steps: Item Formulation; Content Validation; Construct Validation; Reliability…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Factor Analysis, Educational Environment
Moilanen, Carolyn – 1987
Project SEED (Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged) is a supplementary mathematics program which applies Socratic discovery methods to mathematics instruction. It was implemented in 10 fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms in Portland to improve mathematics achievement and increase students' esteem for mathematics learning. Student…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
Law School Survey of Student Engagement, 2011
The Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) focuses on activities that affect learning in law school. This year's results show how law students spend their time, what they think about their experience in law school, and guide schools in their efforts to improve engagement and learning. The selected results are based on responses from more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Legal Education (Professions), Law Students
Gunderson, Lee – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2007
This book is for teachers, teacher educators, school and district administrators, policy makers, and researchers who want to know about literacy, cultural diversity, and students who speak little or no English. It offers a rich picture of the incredible diversity of students who enter secondary school as immigrants--their abilities, their needs,…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Language of Instruction, Multicultural Education, Immigrants
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Biddulph, Max – Pastoral Care in Education: An International Journal for Pastoral Care & Personal-Social Education, 2007
Over the last decade, the relationship between boys, young men and sex and relationships education (SRE) is one that has been characterised by a history of problematising. One of the main difficulties lies with young men's engagement with the subject, and in this article I make a retrospective examination of recent classroom experience with young…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Males, Masculinity, Sex Education
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Vasquez-Levy, Dorothy – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1993
Reports on a study of two secondary teachers who used the practical reasoning or practical argument approach to classroom management. Finds that practical argument techniques can benefit teachers by providing opportunities to question and revise their theories of learning and teaching. Recommends that teacher education programs employ the…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures
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Trickett, Edison J.; And Others – Exceptional Children, 1993
The Classroom Environment Scale, revised for use in special education classrooms, was administered to students in 79 special education classrooms in 16 residential and day treatment schools. Psychometric analyses showed that seven of the nine aspects of the classroom found in the original scale were reliably reported in special education…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Day Schools, Disabilities, Measurement Techniques
Hofmeister, Alan M.; And Others – 1986
A series of videodisc-based mathematics products have been developed by the cooperative effort of the University of Oregon, Utah State University, and various school districts. The products were designed to: (1) achieve educationally significant changes in student achievement and attitudes; (2) be consistent with group and individual classroom…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Tests, Formative Evaluation
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