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Zúñiga Vargas, Juan Pablo, Ed. – Online Submission, 2022
Undoubtedly, it is every teacher's life quest to find the best way to teach; there are no universal formulas to accomplish that. A committed teacher is a life-long learner, which shows why being an educator is not an easy career. A teacher is indeed like a candle that lights the students' path as it consumes itself. Such abnegation comes at a high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Gil-Jaurena, Inés; Domínguez-Figaredo, Daniel; Ballesteros-Velázquez, Belén – Open Learning, 2022
This study focuses on an analysis of assessment methods according to expected learning outcomes in courses taught at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) in Spain. Based on the European Higher Education Area and its learning-centred approach, the TALOE webtool has been used to analyse the internal coherence of 10 Bachelor's and…
Descriptors: Outcome Based Education, Student Evaluation, Distance Education, College Students
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Hurst, Glenn A.; Slootweg, J. Chris; Balu, Alina M.; Climent-Bellido, Maria S.; Gomera, Antonio; Gomez, Paulette; Luque, Rafael; Mammino, Liliana; Spanevello, Rolando A.; Saito, Kei; Ibanez, Jorge G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Various international perspectives from selected regions where substantial work is being done on green and sustainable chemistry education emphasize a systems thinking framework. Common to most of the perspectives is the inclusion of more global paradigms involving economic, environmental, political, and social aspects as fundamental issues in the…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, International Education, Sustainability
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Melia, Lucas F.; Barrionuevo, Santiago D.; Ibañez, Francisco J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2022
A computational laboratory experiment is carried out to investigate the size-, geometry-, and chemistry-dependent properties of small molecules known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) at the Facultad de Ingeniería (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, UNLP), Buenos Aires, Argentina. This computational research was adapted for upper-division…
Descriptors: Distance Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries
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Barrantes-Elizondo, Lena – Online Submission, 2022
Introduction: Looking close at the philosophical orientation of institutions and educators allows the examination of whether teaching practice, in this case, higher education, is consistent with the purpose of education. Objective: In the interest of gaining a historical understanding of the role of the Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica (UNA) in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Role of Education, Educational Practices
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Chaves-Barboza, Eduardo; Solá-Martínez, Tomás; Marín-Marín, José-Antonio; Sanz-Prieto, Mariano – Education Sciences, 2019
This article carries out a comparison of the self-efficacy of teachers in initial training, between the populations of two universities. A questionnaire with two Likert scales is applied in two samples, 836 subjects from the Universidad Nacional (Costa Rica) and 588 from the Universidad de Granada (Spain). The data is reviewed by means of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Universities
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Velandia, Deissy Angélica – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2020
This article reports on an exploratory, mixed methods study aimed at identifying the methodological and epistemological criteria necessary to ensure the quality and a self-revision process of a pilot tutoring program offered to students enrolled in the bed in philology and languages (English and French programs) at Universidad Nacional de…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Reina, Antonio; Garci´a-Ortega, Héctor; Gracia-Mora, Jesús; Mari´n-Becerra, Armando; Reina, Miguel – Journal of Chemical Education, 2022
Educational games have demonstrated that they represent valuable pedagogical instruments, which can contribute to teaching and learning in a gratifying environment. In particular in chemistry courses, an important effort has been made to facilitate complex interrelated concepts in an easy, enjoyable, and sometimes competitive way. "Compounds…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Molecular Structure, Scientific Concepts, Chemistry
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Gutiérrez-Huancayo, Vladimir Román – European Journal of Educational Research, 2022
Nowadays, Peruvian physicians commonly give oral medical reports to a patient´s family in English. For this reason, this research seeks to demonstrate the effectiveness of an Intervention Program for improving oral skills through role-playing activities, one hand, and, on the other, it aims to discover the kind of motivation, both goals in 40…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Role Playing, Interpersonal Communication
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Enriquez, Silvia Cecilia; Gargiulo, Sandra Beatriz – On the Horizon, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to reflect on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on education and draw some tentative assumptions from the information and experiences gathered from participants in this community about their possible impact on the future of education. Design/methodology/approach: This study uses a single-case descriptive case study that…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, COVID-19, Pandemics, Distance Education
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Pozo-Burgos, Eduardo Javier; Burbano-Pulles, Marco Rubén; Vidal-Chica, Jack Iván; Revelo-Salgado, Gabriela Elizabeth – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2022
The pre-university course established at the Universidad Politécnica Estatal del Carchi (UPEC) after the disappearance of the Sistema Nacional de Nivelación y Admisión (National Equalization and Admissions System, known by its Spanish acronym as the SNNA) posed new challenges for the organizational and academic structure of this university. To…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Universities, College Admission, Barriers
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Gualdron, Evelyn; Castillo, Edna – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2018
This article reports the findings of a qualitative study based on a long-term application of a theater content-based methodology for L2 learning, supported by professionals in theater and in foreign languages, in "The e Theater": an English as a foreign language theater interdisciplinary group at Universidad Nacional de Colombia that has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods
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Sallam, Marwan H.; Martín-Monje, Elena; Li, Yan – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2022
This study aims to explore the current published research on Language Massive Open Online Courses (LMOOCs), outlining the types of papers, countries where studies were performed and institutions devoted to this field. Also, it intends to classify the reviewed literature following a general categorisation of MOOCs, and to identify the main trends…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Trends, Second Language Learning, MOOCs
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Chaurra, Adriana Mari´a – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Service-learning methodology makes a connection between student classroom learning and the application of knowledge to solve community needs. The present study was carried out with the Universidad Autónoma de Occidente (Colombia) community by environmental engineering students enrolled in a Chemistry 2 course. The students helped the Universidad…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Community Needs, Engineering Education, Environmental Education
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Riveros, Pablo Salvador; Meriño, Jaqueline; Crespo, Francisco; Vienni Baptista, Bianca – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2022
Although transdisciplinarity has taken hold in many areas, it is still a concept in its early stages of development in Latin America. We see an emergent opportunity to contribute to the current discussion on transdisciplinarity and its institutionalization at universities. Our specific interest in this paper is to disentangle the conditions under…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Educational Policy
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