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Jantakoon, Thada; Wannapiroon, Panita; Nilsook, Prachyanun – Higher Education Studies, 2019
This research aimed at proposing virtual immersive learning environments (VILEs) based on digital storytelling to enhance deeper learning for undergraduate students in all fields. The VILEs based on digital storytelling to enhance deeper learning for undergraduate students was developed based on the review of the literature, the expert's interview…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Story Telling, Undergraduate Students, Learning
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Lueg, Rainer; Lueg, Klarissa; Lauridsen, Ole – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Changes in public policy, such as the Bologna Process, require students to be equipped with multifunctional competencies to master relevant tasks in unfamiliar situations. Achieving this goal might imply a change in many curricula toward deeper learning. As a didactical means to achieve deep learning results, the authors suggest reciprocal peer…
Descriptors: Seminars, Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Outcomes of Education
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Gomoll, Andrea S.; Hmelo-Silver, Cindy E.; Tolar, Erin; Šabanovic, Selma; Francisco, Matthew – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
An important part of "doing" science is engaging in collaborative science practices. To better understand how to support these practices, we need to consider how students collaboratively construct and represent shared understanding in complex, problem-oriented, and authentic learning environments. This research presents a case study…
Descriptors: Robotics, Cooperative Learning, Science Process Skills, Problem Solving
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Mazlum, Farhad; Cheraghi, Fereshteh; Dasta, Mahdi – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
This study aimed at investigating the direct and indirect effects that teachers' self-efficacy beliefs exert on students' learning approaches via affecting their perceptions of classroom structure. The sample included 40 English teachers and 240 first-grade female students from high schools in Iran. To collect data, three questionnaires were…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Cognitive Style, Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Environment
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Erwin, Robin W., Jr. – American Secondary Education, 2015
The achievement of deep learning by secondary students requires teaching approaches that draw students into task commitment, integrated curricula, and analytical thinking. By using real-world data sets in project based instructional units, teachers can guide students in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting quantitative data. Working with…
Descriptors: Literacy, Data, Problem Solving, Problem Sets
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Mnkandla, Ernest; Minnaar, Ansie – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
The adoption of social media in e-learning signals the end of distance education as we know it in higher education. However, it appears to have very little impact on the way in which open and distance learning (ODL) institutions are functioning. Earlier research suggests that a significant part of the explanation for the slow uptake of social…
Descriptors: Social Media, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Asikainen, Henna; Gijbels, David – Educational Psychology Review, 2017
The focus of the present paper is on the contribution of the research in the student approaches to learning tradition. Several studies in this field have started from the assumption that students' approaches to learning develop towards more deep approaches to learning in higher education. This paper reports on a systematic review of longitudinal…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Higher Education, Longitudinal Studies, Student Development
Bradshaw, Vicki – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This action research study is the culmination of several action cycles investigating cognitive information processing and learning strategies based on students approach to learning theory and assessing students' meta-cognitive learning, motivation, and reflective development suggestive of deep learning. The study introduces a reading…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Associate Degrees, Nursing Education
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Wu, Qi; Jessop, Tansy – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
In this study, we analysed survey data from 386 third year undergraduate students on 14 programmes within three UK universities. The universities are characterised as teaching-focused or research-intensive: a 'plate-glass' and 'red-brick' research-intensive; and a 'new' teaching-intensive university. We used the Assessment Experience Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Evaluation, Formative Evaluation
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Drew, Christopher – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
Academic attention to educational podcasts has grown significantly in recent years. However, to date, the concept of genres in podcasting is yet to gain scholarly attention. By examining genres emergent from a corpus of educational podcasts available online, this paper introduces the value of genre analysis to educational podcast research. It…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Literary Genres, Video Technology, Classification
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Karpenko, Lara; Schauz, Steven – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
In this article, I argue that peer educational experiences should be incorporated into the undergraduate humanities classroom by providing a case study of a successful Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) pilot. In keeping with Topping & Ehly's (2001) criteria for successful peer education, I assigned the UTA a significant role in direct…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Peer Teaching, Humanities, Case Studies
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Olson, Joann S.; Autry, Linda; Moe, Jeffry – Adult Learning, 2016
This article investigates the effectiveness of a film-based assignment given to adult learners in a graduate-level group counseling class. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with four students; data analysis suggested film-based assignments may promote deep approaches to learning (DALs). Participants indicated the assignment helped them…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Semi Structured Interviews, Program Effectiveness, Assignments
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Pegrum, Mark; Bartle, Emma; Longnecker, Nancy – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
This paper examines the effect of a podcasting task on the examination performance of several hundred first-year chemistry undergraduate students. Educational researchers have established that a deep approach to learning that promotes active understanding of meaning can lead to better student outcomes, higher grades and superior retention of…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Multimedia Materials, Undergraduate Students, Science Education
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Veloo, Arsaythamby; Krishnasamy, Hariharan N.; Harun, Hana Mulyani – International Education Studies, 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine gender differences and type of learning approaches among Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) undergraduate students in English writing performance. The study involved 241 (32.8% male & 67.2% female) undergraduate students of UUM who were taking the Process Writing course. This study uses a Two-Factor Study…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Rufer, Rosalyn; Adams, Ruifang Hope – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2013
It has well been established that it is important to be able to leverage any organization's processes and core competencies to sustain its competitive advantage. Thus, one learning objective of an online MBA is to teach students how to apply the VRIO (value, rarity, inimitable, operationalized) model, developed by Barney and Hesterly (2006), in…
Descriptors: Masters Degrees, Business Administration Education, Behavioral Objectives, Online Courses
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