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Ruizalba Robledo, José Luis; Almenta López, Estefanía; Vallespín Arán, María – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
The overarching goal of working through the CMGS Method (Case Method with Guest Speakers) in Sales Management courses is to provide Business and marketing learners with practical knowledge about how a sales manager can deal with a wide variety of possible professional scenarios. Even when the case method itself is an excellent way to equip…
Descriptors: Sales Occupations, Salesmanship, Management Development, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Rodriguez-Sanchez, M. C.; Torrado-Carvajal, Angel; Vaquero, Joaquin; Borromeo, Susana; Hernandez-Tamames, Juan A. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2016
This paper presents a case study analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of using project-based learning (PBL) combined with collaborative learning (CL) and industry best practices, integrated with information communication technologies, open-source software, and open-source hardware tools, in a specialized microcontroller and embedded systems…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperative Learning, Engineering Education, Academic Achievement
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Sánchez Ramos, María Del Mar; Vigier Moreno, Francisco J. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
As stated by Valero-Garcés (2006, p. 38), the new scenario including public service providers and users who are not fluent in the language used by the former has opened up new ways of linguistic and cultural mediation in current multicultural and multilingual societies. As a consequence, there is an ever increasing need for translators and…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Public Service, Second Language Learning, Court Litigation
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Mora, Higinio; Ferrández, Antonio; Gil, David; Peral, Jesús – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
Massive Open Online Courses and e-learning represent the future of the teaching-learning processes through the development of Information and Communication Technologies. They are the response to the new education needs of society. However, this future also presents many challenges such as the processing of online forums when a huge number of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Vázquez-Cano, Esteban; Martín-Monje, Elena; Castrillo de Larreta-Azelain, María Dolores – Digital Education Review, 2016
This paper shows some research which analysed the didactic functionality of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) and Open Educational Resources (OERs). They were created by students from the Master's Degree in Information and Communication Technologies applied to language teaching and processing, at Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Resources, Information Technology, Masters Degrees
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Sánchez-Moreno, Marita; López-Yáñez, Julián; Altopiedi, Mariana – Gender and Education, 2015
This article discusses the results obtained by two consecutive enquiries into the leadership styles and training needs of women and men leading higher education organisations. It compares the findings of the first stage of two studies, based on ad hoc questionnaires responded to by 136 women and 129 men. Results showed only subtle differences…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Administrator Characteristics, College Administration, Gender Differences
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Cela-Ranilla, Jose María; Esteve-Gonzalez, Vanessa; Esteve-Mon, Francesc; Gisbert-Cervera, Merce – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014
In this study we analyze how 57 Spanish university students of Education developed a learning process in a virtual world by conducting activities that involved the skill of self-management. The learning experience comprised a serious game designed in a 3D simulation environment. Descriptive statistics and non-parametric tests were used in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Simulated Environment, Computer Simulation
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Cela-Ranilla, Jose M.; Esteve-Mon, Francesc M.; Esteve-González, Vanessa; Gisbert-Cervera, Merce – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Emerging technologies are providing opportunities for designing new learning environments, especially environments in which students can learn by putting their skills into practice. Knowledge about the development of these experiences needs to be accumulated and processed so that they can be integrated effectively into training programmes. In this…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Self Management, Teamwork, Marketing
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Lopes, António – Research-publishing.net, 2014
The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) lays strong emphasis on task-based language teaching (TBLT). However, this approach constitutes a challenge for many foreign language teachers, not so much because they are not familiar with the approach or its benefits, but because of the requirements and practical conditions to be met. Most…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Task Analysis, Teaching Methods
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Barberà, Elena; Layne, Ludmila; Gunawardena, Charlotte N. – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2014
This study was conducted at colleges in three countries (United States, Venezuela, and Spain) and across three academic disciplines (engineering, education, and business), to examine how experienced faculty define competencies for their discipline, and design instructional interaction for online courses. A qualitative research design employing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disciplines, Colleges, Teacher Attitudes
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Hallinger, Philip; Lu, Jiafang – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
The past two decades have witnessed increasing global acceptance of the important role that capable leadership plays in education reform and school improvement. Consequently, policymakers internationally have actively sought means of strengthening capacity for school-level leadership, with a particular focus on the design of more effective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Education
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Baroni, Alice; Dooly, Melinda; García, Pilar Garcés; Guth, Sarah; Hauck, Mirjam; Helm, Francesca; Lewis, Tim; Mueller-Hartmann, Andreas; O'Dowd, Robert; Rienties, Bart; Rogaten, Jekaterina – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Students of initial teacher education need to be prepared for the classrooms of tomorrow. Teachers require the necessary skills and competences to teach in culturally diverse contexts, to collaborate across disciplines, and to use technologies in innovative ways; but the Digital Economy and Society Index reports that only 20-25% of students in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy
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Geraskin, N.I.; Kulikov, E.G.; Glebov, V.B. – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
This case study analyses an application of distance training in the practice of nuclear knowledge preservation. The purpose of the research is to evaluate the potential of distance training in solving the problem of knowledge preservation in the nuclear industry. Thirty specialists from different European countries participated in the pilot…
Descriptors: Nuclear Energy, Distance Education, Knowledge Management, Electronic Learning
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Borràs, Eulàlia; Moore, Emilee – English Language Teaching, 2019
This paper explores the interactions of a groupwork team composed of both local and exchange students, with heterogeneous competence in English, in an English-medium CLIL context at a technical university in Catalonia. Plurilingual and multimodal conversation analysis is used to trace how the students jointly complete an academic task. The…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Mareque, Mercedes; de Prada Creo, Elena; Gonzalez-Sanchez, Maria Beatriz – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to gain insight into the way leisure activities and soft skills relate to creativity in higher education. It determines which activities have a positive impact on the student body's overall education. Previous research evidences the relationship between specific leisure activities and creativity performance in…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Leisure Time, Correlation, Student Attitudes
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