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Stahl, Robert J. – 1994
In successfully establishing and having students complete group tasks within a cooperative learning framework, 14 essential elements must be present. The elements necessary for cooperative learning are: (1) a clear set of specific student learning outcome objectives; (2) all students in the group accept the targeted outcome; (3) clear and complete…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Activities, Group Discussion
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Fitzgerald, Carlton J., Ed.; Laurian-Fitzgerald, Simona, Ed.; Popa, Carmen, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
As traditional classroom settings are transitioning to online environments, teachers now face the challenge of using this medium to promote effective learning strategies, especially when teaching older age groups. Because adult learners bring a different set of understandings and skills to education than younger students, such as more job and life…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Learning Strategies, Adult Learning, Adult Education
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Railean, Elena, Ed.; Alev Elçi, Ed.; Elçi, Atilla, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Metacognition plays an important role in numerous aspects of higher educational learning strategies. When properly integrated in the educational system, schools are better equipped to build more efficient and successful learning strategies for students in higher education. "Metacognition and Successful Learning Strategies in Higher…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Higher Education, Sustainability
Lansiquot, Reneta D. – IGI Global, 2013
Involving two or more academic subjects, interdisciplinary studies aim to blend together broad perspectives, knowledge, skills, and epistemology in an educational setting. By focusing on topics or questions too broad for a single discipline to cover, these studies strive to draw connections between seemingly different fields. Cases on…
Descriptors: Enrichment, Organizational Change, Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach
Zhao, Yong – Teachers College Press, 2018
Medical products are required to disclose both their intended outcomes and known side effects. Educational policy and practice, however, carries no such labels. Thus, teachers, school leaders, and the public are not told, for example, that "this program helps improve your students' reading scores, but it may make them hate reading…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Best Practices, Program Effectiveness
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Mondi, Makingu; Woods, Peter; Rafi, Ahmad – Educational Technology & Society, 2008
This study investigates "how and why" students' "Uses and Gratification Expectancy" (UGE) for e-learning resources influences their "Perceived e-Learning Experience." A "Uses and Gratification Expectancy Model" (UGEM) framework is proposed to predict students' "Perceived e-Learning Experience," and…
Descriptors: Research Design, Learning Strategies, Learning Experience, Educational Resources
Wang, Fu Lee, Ed.; Fong, Joseph, Ed.; Kwan, Reggie, Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
Hybrid learning is now the single-greatest trend in education today due to the numerous educational advantages when both traditional classroom learning and e-learning are implemented collectively. This handbook collects emerging research and pedagogies related to the convergence of teaching and learning methods. This significant "Handbook of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Knowledge Management, Higher Education, Programming Languages
Kidd, Terry T., Ed.; Keengwe, Jared, Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
As instructors move further into the incorporation of 21st century technologies in adult education, a new paradigm of digitally-enriched mediated learning has emerged. This book provides a comprehensive framework of trends and issues related to adult learning for the facilitation of authentic learning in the age of digital technology. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Web Sites
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Oxford, Rebecca L.; Gkonou, Christina – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
Culture, language, and learning strategies form a grand tapestry, which is this article's theme. The authors explain each part of the tapestry, provide ideas for teaching all parts in a smoothly united way, and explore key cultural issues (i.e., cognitive flexibility, ethnocultural empathy, intercultural understanding, and needs of intercultural…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods, Empathy, Cultural Awareness
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Siragusa, Lou; Dixon, Kathryn C. – Issues in Educational Research, 2006
As online learning continues to be utilised in diverse ways from courses being delivered fully online through to class websites used to supplement face-to-face classes, and as the technologies continue to develop, research into the effectiveness of this mode of online delivery needs to be an ongoing process. These research findings need to be fed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Research Methodology
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Skinner, Christopher H. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Almost all academic skills deficits can be conceptualized as learning rate problems as students are not failing to learn, but not learning rapidly enough. Thus, when selecting among various possible remedial procedures, educators need an evidence base that indicates which procedure results in the greatest increases in learning rates. Previous…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Learning Strategies, Comparative Analysis
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Nutley, Sandra; Jung, Tobias; Walter, Isabel – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2008
Much of the discussion of research-informed practice in education has centred on two perspectives: the rational-linear and interactive perspectives on research use. This paper examines two initiatives aimed at delivering research-informed practice in schools that appear to represent these two perspectives, Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies and the…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Peer Teaching, Models, Educational Research
Gr ver Aukrust, Vibeke, Ed. – Elsevier, 2011
This collection of 58 articles from the recently-published third edition of the International Encyclopedia of Education focuses on learning, memory, attention, problem solving, concept formation, and language. Learning and cognition is the foundation of cognitive psychology and encompasses many topics including attention, memory, categorization,…
Descriptors: Memory, Concept Formation, Cognitive Psychology, Problem Solving
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Artino, A. R. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2008
Many would agree that learning on the Web--a highly autonomous learning environment--may be difficult for individuals who lack motivation and self-regulated learning skills. Using a social cognitive view of academic motivation and self-regulation, the objective of the present study was to investigate the relations between students' motivational…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Online Courses, Student Motivation, Educational Environment
Hamm, Mary; Adams, Dennis – 1992
This book describes issues, trends, and practical teaching concerns that surround cooperative learning. It puts forward specific organizational plans and content area lessons for teachers who would like to become more familiar with active team learning in the classroom. Major themes include collaborative approaches to multicultural education,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education
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