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Recotillet, Isabelle; Werquin, Patrick – European Journal of Vocational Training, 2009
It would seem that most policies to promote the use of APEL as a certification method parallel to that offered by formal education and training systems are based on the belief that it is a less costly and shorter method, which is more attractive. Few countries, however, have convincing surveys or observations of the real advantages of APEL for…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Training Methods, Employment Potential, Certification
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Rioux, Liliane; Scrima, Fabrizio; Bouzid, Dalel; Moffat, Éva; Mokounkolo, René – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Since the now classic work of Newcomb (Personality and social change, Holt, New York, 1943), there has been an increasing body of research focusing on the process of academic socialisation but, as far as we know, no studies have specifically dealt with students' consumer behaviour and, more specifically, sustainable consumption. Five hundred and…
Descriptors: Socialization, College Students, College Faculty, Questionnaires
Liljedahl, Peter, Ed.; Oesterle, Susan, Ed.; Berneche, Christian, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2009
This submission contains the Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG), held at the Universite de Sherbrooke in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims of…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education, Teacher Characteristics
Liljedahl, Peter, Ed.; Oesterle, Susan, Ed.; Allan, Darien, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2011
This submission contains the Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG), held at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia. The CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Mathematics Education, Textbooks, Performance Based Assessment
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Volkening, Uwe; Ostermann, Herwig; Link, Leonore; Hubner, Hans F. W. – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2010
This study aims to examine the academic motivation of students in two therapeutic health professions along with their individual attitudes toward professional training and continuing higher education in Germany. The self-determination theory was taken as a theoretical basis, and the intercultural validated German version of the original French…
Descriptors: Health Occupations, Professional Training, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries
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Swett, Denise – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2016
Technology resources play an integral part in college students achieving their academic goals, and yet higher education is often behind in adopting the most appropriate contemporary technology. Just over three-quarters of Gen Z students believe that their online experiences will help them achieve academic success, and more than half say they like…
Descriptors: School Orientation, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Online Courses
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Kilic, Deniz Beste Çevik – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
This study examined the opinions of the students and piano instructors in the Turkish Education Faculties' Fine Arts Instruction Departments' music instruction programs about piano instruction. The study data were collected using a questionnaire administered to the piano instructors and the students who took lessons from them. The study results…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Music Teachers
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Peters, Michael A. – Open Review of Educational Research, 2015
This article features an interview with Pierre A. Lévy, Professor in the Department of Communication, University of Ottawa, Canada. He occupies the Canada Research Chair in Collective Intelligence where he is engaged in research on the design of a universal system for semantic addressing of digital documents. He completed his MA at the Sorbonne…
Descriptors: Interviews, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Internet
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Dopper, Sofia M.; Sjoer, Ellen – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2004
This article describes the possibilities offered by the online assessment system Etude to achieve the benefits of formative assessment. In order to find out the way this works in practice, we carried out an experiment with the use of Etude for formative assessment in the course on collaborative report writing. Results show that online formative…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technical Writing, Formative Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Langan, Elise – International Journal of Educational Research, 2012
This student survey was a response to the French youth unrest in 2005 and 2006. It considers the degree to which French higher and secondary education institutions create social cohesion. Focusing on three distinct higher-education institutions: "L'institut d'etudes politiques de Paris" (Sciences Po), "Ecole Normale…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarships, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Latchem, Colin – Distance Education, 2012
This article presents an interview with Sir John Daniel outgoing President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning. Sir John Daniel's term as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) ended on May 31, 2012. Readers of "Distance Education" will know of Sir John's work at the Tele-universite (Directeur des…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Presidents
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Creanor, Linda; Walker, Steve – Educational Media International, 2000
Describes transnational distance learning activities among European trade union educators carried out as part of the European Trade Union Distance Education (ETUDE) project, supported by the European Commission. Highlights include the context of international trade union distance education; tutor training course; tutors' experiences; and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Foreign Countries, International Programs, International Trade
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Potvin, Patrice; Dionne, Eric – McGill Journal of Education, 2007
Exploratory and descriptive research was conducted in a secondary school to reveal the realities and difficulties of the implementation process that awaits teachers under Quebec's Educational Reform. A team of teachers agreed to be observed while simulating implementation one year ahead of other schools. Results underscore the importance of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science
Liljedahl, Peter, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2007
This submission contains the Proceedings of the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG), held at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta. The CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims of the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education
Lepetit, D.; Martin, Ph. – IRAL, 1990
Describes an investigation of the differences and similarities existing between the intonation systems of French and English. The unity of the procedures described here is confirmed by an analysis of intonational errors made by English-speaking learners of French. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, English, Error Analysis (Language), French
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