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Gil, Alfonso J.; Mataveli, Mara – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to analyse the impact of organizational learning culture and learning facilitators in group learning. Design/methodology/approach: This study was conducted using a survey method applied to a statistically representative sample of employees from Rioja wine companies in Spain. A model was tested using a structural equation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Culture, Educational Opportunities, Workplace Learning
Fernández-Díaz, Elia; Calvo, Adelina; Rodríguez-Hoyos, Carlos – Educational Action Research, 2014
This article describes a collaborative action research process in pre-school and primary education in Spain during a four-year period (2006-2010). The aim was the need to promote a level of reflection among the participants as to their teaching practice. The methodology used was a technologically mediated action research process. The results are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Teaching Methods, Instructional Improvement
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Ware, Paige; Kessler, Greg – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
This study builds on research examining the in-school technology practices of adolescent language learners by exploring the patterns of classroom literacy practices that emerge when a telecollaborative project is introduced into a conventional secondary language classroom. We draw on the conceptual frameworks and discourse analytical tools…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Instruction, Educational Technology, Case Studies
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Evnitskaya, Natalia; Berger, Evelyne – Classroom Discourse, 2017
Drawing on recent conversation-analytic and socio-interactionist research on students' participation in L1 and L2 classroom interaction in teacher-fronted activities, this paper makes a step further by presenting an exploratory study of students' displays of willingness to participate (WTP) in classroom interaction and pedagogical activities…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Discourse Analysis, Classroom Communication, Teacher Student Relationship
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Eizagirre Sagardia, Ana; Imaz Bengoetxea, Jose Inazio; Rekalde Rodríguez, Itziar – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
This paper presents the most important results of a research project aimed at gathering empirical evidence on current efforts to foster and develop cross-curricular competences (CCC) in Vocational Education and Training (VET) Centres located in the Basque Country (Spain). The case study research method was used, with data being gathered by means…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Case Studies
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Villarroel, José Domingo – Journal of Biological Education, 2016
This study examines the drawings that elementary grade school children make on the subject of plant life. More specifically, the pictorial elements drawn by children are analysed together with their colour choices and the size of coloured surfaces. Furthermore, the results are put into perspective with the age of the children in the sample. The…
Descriptors: Young Children, Elementary School Students, Freehand Drawing, Plants (Botany)
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Fletcher-Watson, Sue; Larsen, Kenneth; Salomone, Erica – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Engagement with stakeholders is an essential part of the research process. This is particularly the case for early autism research with infant cohorts and their families, where a range of ethical issues are pertinent. Here, we report on a large survey of parents who have a child on the autism spectrum (n = 1040) which specifically probed attitudes…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Attitudes, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Moore, Emilee – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2016
In striving for internationalisation, government and university policies in Catalonia promote the use of English in classrooms in two ways that often overlap: (1) as a lingua franca aiding the participation of international students and (2) through immersion approaches targeting local students. However, as the findings presented in this article…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Higher Education, Educational Policy, International Education
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Llorente Cejudo, María del Carmen – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2013
On the basis of the Research Project funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education under the title "Design, production and evaluation of a 2.0 learning environment for faculty training in the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)" (EDU2009-08 893), experts have used the external competence coefficient to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Computer System Design, Technological Literacy, Faculty Development
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Martín, Estefanía; Roldán-Alvarez, David; Haya, Pablo A.; Fernández-Gaullés, Cristina; Guzmán, Cristian; Quintanar, Hermelinda – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
The adoption of Information and Communication Technologies in early childhood education is crucial for adapting traditional classrooms to the digital era. Over time, young children are increasingly using touch screen technologies such as tablets at home and in early childhood settings. However, the literature shows that there is a significant gap…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education, Learning Processes
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Chacón-Beltrán, Rubén – Language Learning Journal, 2018
Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) have attracted attention as an outstanding innovation in the field of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning. Central to this innovation is the facilitation of learner-centred instruction as students accommodate their learning to their particular time availability and interests. Language learning strategies have…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Large Group Instruction
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García, J. Daniel; Rigo, Eduardo; Jiménez, Rafael – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2017
In this article we will discuss part of a piece of research that was conducted with two 4ESO groups. Textual learning is opposed to multimedia learning within the context of PLE's (Personal Learning Environment) reading tools and strategies. In the research an analysis was made of whether it would be possible to improve the reading process through…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Multimedia Materials, Educational Environment, Class Activities
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Jurado-Navas, Antonio; Munoz-Luna, Rosa – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
The present paper aims to detail the experience developed in a classroom of English Studies from the Spanish University of Málaga, where an alternative project-based learning methodology has been implemented. Such methodology is inspired by scrum sessions widely extended in technological companies where staff members work in teams and are assigned…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, Higher Education
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Intxausti, Nahia; Joaristi, Luis; Lizasoain, Luis – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
This study presents part of a research project currently underway which aims to characterise the best practices of highly effective schools in the Autonomous Region of the Basque Country (Spain). Multilevel statistical modelling and hierarchical linear models were used to select 32 highly effective schools, with highly effective being taken to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Best Practices
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Franco-Mariscal, Antonio Joaquín; Cano-Iglesias, María José – School Science Review, 2014
This article describes a game designed to help Spanish high school students (grade 10, age 15-16) understand the periodic table. It combines some features of bingo and a puzzle in the same pedagogical game, making it an engaging approach for learning about this important teaching tool. Students are given a verbal clue -- the name of a chemical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Chemistry, Science Instruction
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