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Martínez-Carrasco, Robert – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This paper presents a classroom experience regarding the use of wikis in L2 collaborative writing settings. Framed in the current post-positivist educational climate in higher education, the adoption of wikis as a Technology-Enhanced Language Learning (TELL) platform complements and enriches the classroom-based interaction of L2 learners. While…
Descriptors: Social Media, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Collaborative Writing
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Requies, Jesús M.; Agirre, Ion; Barrio, V. Laura; Graells, Moisès – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2018
This work presents the assessment of the development and evolution of an active methodology (Project-Based Learning--PBL) implemented on the course "Unit Operations in Environmental Engineering", within the bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, with the purpose of decreasing the dropout rate in this course. After the initial…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Small Group Instruction, Engineering Education
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Dafouz, Emma; Hüttner, Julia; Smit, Ute – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2018
English as a foreign language is no longer the sole object of specialized language classes, but increasingly a medium of university-level instruction in a range of content areas. This leads to a complex interaction between new academic content and the means of expressing this expertise through appropriate disciplinary language uses. Conceptually,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Míguez-Álvarez, Carla; Arce, Maria Elena; Souto-Gestal, Antonio – International Education Studies, 2016
Education is one of the key instruments to achieving global sustainability. In fact, sustainable development has to be integrated into higher education curricula. One of the difficulties of this challenge is to know if students are able to achieve the basic skills, something that is extremely important in emergency management. Thus, assessment of…
Descriptors: College Students, Occupational Safety and Health, Masters Degrees, Sustainability
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Olmedo-Torre, Noelia; Farrerons Vidal, Oscar – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
We present a strategy for the acquisition and assessment of autonomous learning conducted as part of the Graphic Expression in Engineering (GE) degree course during the first quarter at the Escola Universitària d'Enginyeria Tècnica Industrial de Barcelona (EUETIB). The strategy employed is the puzzle technique in the classroom and multiple-choice…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Independent Study, Foreign Countries, Puzzles
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Carpeno, A.; Arriaga, J.; Corredor, J.; Hernandez, J. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2011
The creation of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) is promoting a change toward a new model of education focused on the student. It is impelling methodological innovation processes in many European universities, leading more teachers to apply methods based on active and cooperative learning in their classrooms. However, the successful…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Cooperative Learning, Active Learning
Castaño, Carlos; Maiz, Inmaculada; Garay, Urtza – Online Submission, 2015
MOOCs are seen as the latest evolution in online learning and, since their launch in 2008, they have become an integral part of university course curricula. Despite the social success of these courses, the learning design and efficacy of their results have been questioned. Most current research has focused more on discussing their potential to…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Cuadrado, Esther; Tabernero, Carmen; García, Rocío; Luque, Bárbara – Environmental Education Research, 2017
This research explores the relevance of cooperation and students' environmental disciplinary concentration on decision-making with respect to environmental issues--specifically the use of water, a limited common-pool resource. For this purpose, 61 environmental sciences students and 46 educational sciences students played the role of farmers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Environmental Education, Student Attitudes
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Marín Díaz, Verónica; Martín-Párraga, Javier – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2014
The utilization of videogames is not too common due to their consideration as an element that interferes with the educational and learning process. Thus, few teachers are ready to include videogames as didactic tools. Nevertheless, some educators who consider that they have a potential to become didactic tools are progressively adopting videogames…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Video Games, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Ricoy, María-Carmen; Feliz, Tiberio – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
Considering the potential and popularity of social media it is important to inquire into its use in learning. In this study the implementation of the activity carried out in Twitter with higher education students was analysed. The research was conducted following a mixed methodology, based on virtual ethnography complemented by quantitative…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Communities of Practice, Social Media, Mass Media Use
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Moriña, Anabel; Morgado, Beatriz – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The main topic of this article is architectural barriers and infrastructures as identified by university students with disabilities. The data presented is part of a much wider research project, sponsored by Spain's Ministry of Economy and Competition. A biographical-narrative methodology was used for this study. The results presented have been…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Barriers, Accessibility (for Disabled), College Students
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Fombona, Javier; Pascual, Maria Angeles – International Education Studies, 2013
This research analyses the evolution in the effectiveness of media messages and aims to optimize the use of ICTs in educational settings. The cultural impact of television and multimedia resources is increasing as they move to the Internet with ever greater quality. The integration of visual narrative techniques with multimedia playback…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Informal Education, Audiovisual Aids
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Rejón-Guardia, Francisco; Sánchez-Fernández, Juan; Muñoz-Leiva, Francisco – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2013
Microblogging social networks (µBSNs) provide the opportunity to communicate worldwide while using a small number of characters; this is an apparent limitation that forces users to share only essential information when linking to the world with which they interact. These platforms can serve to motivate students by narrowing the physical and…
Descriptors: Models, Learning Processes, Electronic Publishing, Social Networks
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Bemposta-Rosende, Sergio; García-García, María José; Escribano-Otero, Juan José – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2011
In recent years, learning management systems (LMS) have become very popular in almost all traditional universities, generating a new learning strategy approach, mixing elements from both traditional and online learning: the blended learning or b-learning. How these new environments influence teaching activities and learning processes are the main…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Learning Activities, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning
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Martinez-Rodrigo, Fernando; Herrero-De Lucas, Luis Carlos; de Pablo, Santiago; Rey-Boue, Alexis B. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2017
This paper examines the question of how to use project-based learning to increase student performance and satisfaction in a power electronics course addressing the topics of dc/dc and dc/ac converters, the assembly of a dc/dc converter, and the use of a commercial speed drive. A detailed presentation of the methodology is shown, and the results…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Outcomes of Education, Student Satisfaction
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