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Bobkina, Jelena; Domínguez, Elena – English Language Teaching, 2015
Bilingual Education is a must in Spain nowadays. Its implementation during the past ten years has involved a meaningful change in teaching methodology. For the first time now our students have the chance to speak and to listen to the target language before they start mastering grammar. As part of this process, English literature is being…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Bilingual Education
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Núñez, Cristina; Guinea, Ana; Callau, Sara; Bengoa, Christophe; Basco, Josep; Gavaldà, Jordi – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
The Bachelor's Degree Final Project (BDFP) of our school aims to develop a real constructive project, enhance cooperative teamwork and increase productivity of students. We present a real case study, related with engineering and scientific innovation results obtained by BDFP, which has led to an innovative scientific study presented at the 7th…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Teamwork, Case Studies, Teaching Methods
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Castañeda, Sergio Bernal – Journal of Professional, Continuing, and Online Education, 2016
This paper explores strategies used by teachers of English in Spain to compensate for learning limitations associated with student age. As part of a qualitative study of multiple cases, twenty teachers from different vocational programs volunteered to participate in semi-structured interviews. The interviews revealed the difficulties that older…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Teaching Methods, Qualitative Research, Vocational Education
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de Aldama, Carlos; Pozo, Juan Ignacio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Several studies show that one of the essential factors in the way teachers use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in their lessons are the beliefs they hold regarding ICT as tools for teaching and learning. This study analyses the relationship between these beliefs and the way teachers use ICT in the classroom through…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Beliefs, Questionnaires, Technology Uses in Education
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Franco-Mariscal, Antonio Joaquín; Oliva-Martínez, José María; Blanco-López, Ángel; España-Ramos, Enrique – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
In this paper, the characteristics and results of a teaching unit based on the use of educational games to learn the idea of chemical elements and their periodic classification in secondary education are analyzed. The method is aimed at Spanish students aged 15-16 and consists of 24 1-h sessions. The results obtained on implementing the teaching…
Descriptors: Classification, Educational Games, Secondary School Curriculum, Chemistry
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Ibáñez Azorín, Estefanía; Martin-Lobo, Pilar; Vergara-Moragues, Esperanza; Calvo, Ana – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
In recent decades there has been great interest in the study of dyslexia and the difficulties that students with dyslexia presented in reading. The result of the various studies have found dyslexia as a complex disorder with a multifactorial genesis in the predominantly phonological difficulties, neuropsychological and other learning, among which…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Teachers
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Kohn, Kurt; Hoffstaedter, Petra – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
This article discusses insights gained from a case study on telecollaboration for intercultural communication in foreign language school contexts. Focus was on non-native English and German lingua franca conversations between pairs of students (aged 14-16, B1 level) from schools in France, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. Telecollaboration…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Intercultural Communication
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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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Ramirez, Elena; Clemente, Maria; Canedo, Isabel; Martin, Jorge – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Knowing precisely how teachers use Internet resources in their classroom practice is essential when seeking to explain what aspects support the real incorporation of information and communication technologies (ICT) in teaching, and in determining the mechanisms underlying the use of these resources in direct teaching situations. This article…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Teaching Methods, Interaction, Internet
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Fernandez-Lozano, M P.; Gonzalez-Ballesteros, M.; De-Juanas, A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Different international organisms, including UNESCO, insist on the importance of collaborative teamwork to face today's challenges. This skill should be fostered from the early stages of education, and consequently, it is particularly important that Primary School teacher training institutions draw up proposals and implement new…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Cooperative Learning, Interviews, Content Analysis
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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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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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Franco-Mariscal, Antonio Joaquín; Oliva-Martínez, Jose´ María; Gil, M. L. Almoraima – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
The study reported here was conducted to investigate the perceptions of high school students on the use of educational games as a tool for teaching the periodic table of elements in a chemistry class in Spain. The 127 students who participated in this study came from six different classes in grade 10 (15-16 years old). The students' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Student Attitudes
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Jeong, Jin Su; Cañada-Cañada, Florentina; González-Gómez, David – Education Sciences, 2018
The relatively new methodology, flipped-classroom, is one of blended learning instruction methodologies in which the traditional-classroom is inverted. This methodology asserts that students can participate and engage more successfully in their class and can attain better learning when their classroom is flipped. This work presents a two-year…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods
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