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Alanson, Erik R.; Robles, Richard A. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
The following study utilizes an ePortfolio platform to examine desirable employment competencies during an introductory level professional development course for cooperative education students at a large, research intensive institution. The researchers created course activities allowing students to demonstrate essential learning outcomes derived…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Undergraduate Students, Portfolio Assessment
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Pedro, Neuza – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
The concepts of future classrooms, multimedia labs or active learning space has recently gained prominence in educational research. Evidence-based research has found that well-designed primary school classrooms can boost students' learning. Also, schools' principals, teachers and students are requesting for more flexible, reconfigurable and modern…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Jaocbs, George M. – Online Submission, 2016
Cooperative learning involves students in working together with peers to learn, to develop learning skills and to enjoy the learning process. This paper examines ten areas in which the author believes he and other teachers do cooperative learning well. These areas are: (1) keeping group size small, usually four or fewer; (2) encouraging students…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Peer Relationship, Teacher Collaboration, Communities of Practice
Kelly, Kim; Heffernan, Neil – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2015
Intelligent tutoring systems have been developed to help students learn independently. However, students who are poor self-regulated learners often struggle to use these systems because they lack the skills necessary to learn independently. The field of psychology has extensively studied self-regulated learning and can provide strategies to…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Active Learning, Self Management, Independent Study
Kunnathodi, Abdul Gafoor; Sarabi, M. K. – Online Submission, 2017
Taking the premise that construction or meaning making largely depends on the existing knowledge and experience, this paper uses an analogy of learning the culinary art and learning to teach. This paper attempts to clarify the characteristics of signature pedagogy of teacher education focusing on the threshold concept of constructivism by using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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Ferns, Sonia; Russell, Leonie; Kay, Judie – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2016
Work-integrated learning (WIL) enables the embedding of relevant real-world learning into curriculum resulting in students that are better prepared to enter the workforce and meet demands of employers seeking work-ready graduates. Research confirms students who undertake WIL as part of their degree consistently achieve better employment outcomes.…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Industry, Education Work Relationship, Work Experience
Willems, Patricia P.; Gonzalez-DeHass, Alyssa – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
Case study instruction is characterized by centering instruction around the use of hypothetical classroom dilemmas. It uses descriptive stories and invites students to discuss application of course material as they engage in hypothetical classroom problem-solving and teacher decision-making. Teaching is a complex profession that requires high…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Preservice Teachers
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Lazarowitz, Reuven; Hertz-Lazarowitz, Rachel; Khalil, Mahmood; Ron, Salit – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
The model of the six mirrors of the classroom and its use in teaching biology in a cooperative learning mode were implemented in high school classrooms. In this study we present: a) The model of the six mirrors of the classroom (MSMC). b) Cooperative learning settings: 1. The Group Investigation; 2. The Jigsaw Method; and 3. Peer Tutoring in Small…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Science Instruction, Peer Teaching, Small Group Instruction
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Schiefer, Julia; Oschatz, Kerstin; Golle, Jessika; Trautwein, Ulrich; Tibus, Maike – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Research on scientific reasoning plays an essential role at the intersection of cognitive development and science education. As only few paper-pencil-tests exist to assess scientific reasoning abilities of elementary school children, the goal of the current study was the development of a new reliable and valid instrument. We focused on the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Science, Science Process Skills, Abstract Reasoning
Sullivan, Peter; Aulert, Amanda; Lehmann, Alli; Hislop, Brendan; Shepherd, Owen; Stubbs, Alan – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2013
While there are many considerations for effective mathematics teachers, one key factor is the development of a classroom culture that supports the desired form of learning. In examining the opportunities and constraints associated with posing challenging tasks, we are exploring ways that teachers might influence classroom culture positively. The…
Descriptors: Mathematics Activities, Classroom Environment, Academic Persistence, Difficulty Level
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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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Steininger, Peter – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Integrative E-Learning (IEP): The goal of the project is the development and testing of an integrative teaching format for the assembly of imported, tried and tested (classic) teaching elements (e.g. wallboard and flipchart, screen walls and other visualization aids, Projector, manuscripts, and workbooks, etc.), with contemporary, innovative…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology
Prieto, Elena; Holmes, Kathryn – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2014
With the advent of new technologies, methods of blended learning are used in online mathematics classrooms to facilitate interactions and provide a richer experience for students. This paper analyses data obtained from practising teachers during their participation in two postgraduate mathematics courses. We conclude that discussion forum…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Graduate Students, Mathematics Education, Educational Technology
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Wong, Kelvin; Neves, Ana; Negreiros, Joao – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
University students in Macao are required to attend computer literacy courses to raise their basic skills levels and knowledge as part of their literacy foundation. Still, teachers frequently complain about the weak IT skills of many students, suggesting that most of them may not be benefiting sufficiently from their computer literacy courses.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Computer Literacy, Peer Teaching
Parsons, David; Thomas, Herbert; Wishart, Jocelyn – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This article reports on a survey of teachers undertaking a postgraduate applied practice certificate in digital and collaborative learning. The survey was intended to capture how mobile learning was currently being used by the teachers both on the course and in their own classrooms. The objective was to investigate to what extent mobile learning…
Descriptors: Affordances, Electronic Learning, Teacher Surveys, Graduate Students
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