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Priniski, Stacy J.; Hecht, Cameron A.; Harackiewicz, Judith M. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2018
Personal relevance goes by many names in the motivation literature, stemming from a number of theoretical frameworks. Currently these lines of research are being conducted in parallel with little synthesis across them, perhaps because there is no unifying definition of the relevance construct within which this research can be situated. In this…
Descriptors: Relevance (Education), Models, Student Interests, Expectation
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Pryke, Sam – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2020
Socrative is an online platform that allows a teacher to put questions to students through an app on their smart phone or tablet. In existence since 2011, its use is now quite common in university teaching. But is Socrative any good? This article reviews the literature on the device and discusses my research on the use of the app, the first…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Audience Response Systems, Computer Oriented Programs, Handheld Devices
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Hextrum, Kirsten – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This article explores how the ideology of individualism sustains a conflictual school/sport intercollegiate system within the neoliberalism university [Giroux, Henry A. 2014. "Neoliberalism's War Against Higher Education." Chicago: Haymarket Press]. Life-history interview with 47 U.S. collegiate athletes reveal how institutional…
Descriptors: Ideology, College Athletics, Athletes, Individualism
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McGill, Ryan J. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
For the appraisal of single-case intervention data, school psychologists have been encouraged to focus most, if not all, of their interpretive weight on the visual inspection of graphed data. However, existing software programs provide practitioners with limited features for systematic visual inspection. R (R Development Core Team, 2014) is a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Data, Graphs, Computer Software
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Bayar, M. Furkan; Kurt, Murat; Hasiloglu, M. Akif – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The FATIH project is a project put in place by a protocol signed between the Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Transport in order to obtain the highest level of efficiency and equal opportunities in education and training activities. Today, remote education applications have become compulsory in order to reach the rapidly changing…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Video Technology, Multimedia Materials, Content Analysis
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Lahn, Leif Christian – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the dominance of the participation metaphor for learning in the literature on learning organizations and to propose a working model of the teaching organization with conceptual input from educational science and the sociology of professions. Design/methodology/approach: The paper combines…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Learning, Participation, Educational Philosophy
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Schmeichel, Mardi; Hughes, Hilary E.; Kutner, Mel – Middle Grades Review, 2018
In this article we explore how educational researchers report empirical qualitative research about young people's social media use. We frame the overall study with an understanding that social media sites contribute to the production of neoliberal subjects, and we draw on Foucauldian discourse theories and the understanding that how researchers…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Social Media, Mass Media Use, Youth
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Akayoglu, Sedat – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
In the last three decades, there has been a great interest in the field of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). As a newly flourished area, CALL borrowed or adapted theories from other disciplines, such as second language acquisition, linguistics, psychology and education; however, it is still questioned how these theories are modified,…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Periodicals
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Liu, Sannyuya; Peng, Xian; Cheng, Hercy N. H.; Liu, Zhi; Sun, Jianwen; Yang, Chongyang – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
Course reviews, which is designed as an interactive feedback channel in Massive Open Online Courses, has promoted the generation of large-scale text comments. These data, which contain not only learners' concerns, opinions and feelings toward courses, instructors, and platforms but also learners' interactions (e.g., post, reply), are generally…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Course Content
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Stokhof, Harry J. M.; De Vries, Bregje; Martens, Rob L.; Bastiaens, Theo J. – Review of Education, 2017
Although the educational potential of student questions is widely acknowledged, primary school teachers need support to guide them to become effective for learning the curriculum. The aim of this review is to identify which teacher guidance supports effective student questioning. Thirty-six empirical studies on guiding student questioning in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Primary Education, Questioning Techniques, Guidance
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Zachos, Georgios; Paraskevopoulou-Kollia, Efrosyni-Alkisti; Anagnostopoulos, Ioannis – Education Sciences, 2018
Nowadays, social networks incessantly influence the lives of young people. Apart from entertainment and informational purposes, social networks have penetrated many fields of educational practices and processes. This review tries to highlight the use of social networks in higher education, as well as points out some factors involved. Moreover,…
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Learning Processes
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Mahaffey, Angela L. – HAPS Educator, 2019
The Flavor Perception Game was designed with the goals of developing an interactive and hands-on activity, providing a platform to review chemical senses of the five tastes, promoting student investment in the course material, and providing a basis for discussion on chemical senses of the five tastes. Knowledge of taste sensation is useful for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Nursing Students, Game Based Learning, Perception
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Preuss, Lydia; Vaughan, Terry, III – About Campus, 2019
The Arnold Mitchem Fellows Program (AMF) is a co-curricular, undergraduate research program where first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students learn about basic research skills in preparation for future undergraduate research opportunities and graduate school outside of their traditional for credit classes. This academic year-long…
Descriptors: Fellowships, First Generation College Students, Undergraduate Students, Low Income Students
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Dowdy, Josh; Dore, Elizabeth – Teacher Educators' Journal, 2017
Research pertaining to institutions of public education reveals that curricular structures often function to produce and reproduce systemic inequalities. The following personal statement outlines a middle school teacher's attempt to address social reproduction in public education. By situating issues of inequity within a local context of…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Educational Environment, Sense of Community, Public Education
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Bayeck, Rebecca Yvonne; Choi, Jinhee – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
This paper discusses the influence of cultural dimensions on Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) introductory videos. The study examined the introductory videos produced by three universities on Coursera platforms using communication theory and Hofstede's cultural dimensions. The results show that introductory videos in MOOCs are influenced by the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology
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