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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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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
Bourgeois, Ania; Balcon, Marie-Pascale; Riiheläinen, Jari Matti – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2016
Entrepreneurship education is essential not only to shape the mind-sets of young people but also to provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes that are central to developing an entrepreneurial culture. This report captures all the latest developments in this regard in European countries, following earlier Eurydice reports (2006, 2012). It covers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Elementary Secondary Education, Vocational Education
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Díez-Gutiérrez, Enrique; Díaz-Nafría, José-María – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
The aim of this research is to identify and analyse the ubiquitous learning acquired through blending education settings devoted to the "lifelong training of trainers" and how these contribute to the development of a conscious, critic and engaged citizenship. Through active exploration of the learning process, the study analyses the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Lifelong Learning
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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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Novo, María-Luisa; Alsina, Ángel; Marbán, José-María; Berciano, Ainhoa – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
The construction of a connective brain begins at the earliest ages of human development. However, knowledge about individual and collective brains provided so far by research has been rarely incorporated into Maths in Early Childhood classrooms. In spite of that, it is obvious that it is at these ages when the learning of mathematics acts as a…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Mathematics Education, Intelligence, Brain
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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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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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García-Sánchez, Soraya; Luján-García, Carmen – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
This article explores the implementation of experiential learning affordances to improve skills in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in higher education. The administration of an online anonymous survey to 100 students of different undergraduate degrees presents current learning reflections from EFL students at the Universidad de Las Palmas de…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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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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Saura, Geo; Muñoz-Moreno, José-Luis; Luengo-Navas, Julián; Martos, José-Manuel – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
The use of social networks for protest purposes has been an essential element in recent global protests against the economic measures of privatization of public services. Social networks are changing political communication, mobilization and organization of collective protests. Taking into account the relationship between collective protests and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Activism, Citizenship
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Franco-Mariscal, Antonio-Joaquín; Oliva-Martínez, José María; Almoraima Gil, M. L. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2016
The work reported here involved a comparative study regarding the understanding that high school students (16-18 years) have of the concept of chemical elements and their periodic classification. More specifically, the level of knowledge on this topic was compared before and after the completion of baccalaureate studies in a sample of Spanish…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Questionnaires, History
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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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Franco-Mariscal, Antonio Joaquín – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
This paper presents a project about the chemical elements made by 15-year-old Spanish high school students of Chemistry. It focuses on context-based teaching combined with the advantages of creating a large mural which subsequently is exposed in the school. The project consisted of researching the chemical elements in the different materials that…
Descriptors: Context Effect, High School Students, Science Materials, Structural Analysis (Science)
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