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Shute, Valerie; Rahimi, Seyedahmad; Lu, Xi – Grantee Submission, 2019
Digital, educational games have many promises (e.g., increasing students' content knowledge as well as competencies like problem-solving, spatial skills, and persistence). However, there are challenges to overcome before using these games more broadly in educational settings. One challenge involves identifying effective, theoretically based…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Game Based Learning, Middle School Students
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Vizcaíno-Verdú, Arantxa; Contreras-Pulido, Paloma; Guzmán-Franco, María-Dolores – Learning, Media and Technology, 2021
YouTube has grown into an unprecedented music industry where informal learning practices converge among young musicians now considered authentic internet (micro)celebrities. Due to the rise of music video trends on the platform and the educative demands to explore youth interaction on the internet, this study analyses the self-perception of…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Video Technology, Musicians, Adolescents
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Castro, Paloma; Derivry-Plard, Martine – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Intercultural telecollaboration allows for a radical change in language education. New technologies enable learners of different languages and cultures to practice their intercultural skills. Teachers no longer need to design "fake" role-plays to develop interaction in the target language. Above all, teachers have the possibility to…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Gunder, Angela; Vignare, Karen; Adams, Susan; McGuire, Abby; Rafferty, Jennifer Paloma – Online Learning Consortium, 2021
High-quality digital learning experiences are built on the foundational principles of providing equitable, inclusive, accessible learning environments for all students. In addition, high-quality digital learning experiences are well-organized and thoughtfully designed. These experiences rely on instructional design principles and strategies to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Experience, College Instruction, Minority Group Students
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Vizcaíno-Verdú, Arantxa; Contreras-Pulido, Paloma; Guzmán-Franco, María-Dolores – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
The digital era has perpetuated new pedagogies of collective participation in networks that requires reflection in the conventional education area, because of YouTube, as audiovisual platform of outstanding international recognition, concentrates an extensive repertoire of informal learning practices among young people. In this case, the research…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Video Technology, Recreational Reading
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Gusto, Cody; Silvert, Colby; Diaz, John; Carton de Grammont, Paloma; Coyle, David – Journal of Extension, 2020
There is growing demand for a broader conception of tree and forest health by commercial and private timberland owners, who make up a substantial proportion of Extension clientele in the southeastern United States. There has been little research to comprehensively capture and represent Extension agents' needs, concerns, and perceived barriers as…
Descriptors: Forestry, Extension Education, Extension Agents, Barriers
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Castro, Paloma; Lundgren, Ulla; Woodin, Jane – Journal of Research in International Education, 2015
The aim of this article is to report and reflect on a research project involving the conceptualization of the term "International Mindedness", which is used across a range of International Baccalaureate (IB) global and local contexts. The research process involved both a critical analysis of IB official documents and a literature review…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, International Education, Cultural Awareness, Multilingualism
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Garrido-Iñigo, Paloma; Rodríguez-Moreno, Francisco – Interactive Learning Environments, 2015
This article presents our experience of testing the OpenSim platform as a tool in teaching French to 108 tourism students at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain). The article begins with some theoretical reflections on the behaviour of the student when using a virtual platform by means of an avatar, and with our observations of how this…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension
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Hohman, Melinda; Pierce, Paloma; Barnett, Elizabeth – Journal of Social Work Education, 2015
Motivational interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based communication method to assist clients in resolving their ambivalence regarding change. With a school emphasis on evidence-based practice and learning outcomes, a social work department implemented a semester-long course on MI. The purpose of this study was to determine baseline skills and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Best Practices, Skill Development, Communication Strategies
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Puig, Blanca; Blanco-Anaya, Paloma; Bargiela, Inés M.; Crujeiras-Pérez, Beatriz – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This study provides a systematic review on the Critical Thinking (CT) intervention studies reported in the national literature of the countries involved in the CRITHINKEDU project. The aim of this paper is to characterise critical thinking intervention studies in higher education institutions across different fields. The review process has been…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Intervention, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines
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Ortiz-Lozano, José María; Rua-Vieites, Antonio; Bilbao-Calabuig, Paloma; Casadesús-Fa, Martí – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2020
Student dropout is a major concern in studies investigating higher education retention strategies. However, studies investigating the optimal time to identify students who are at risk of withdrawal and the type of data to be used are scarce. Our study consists of a withdrawal prediction analysis based on classification trees using both…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Dropouts, Undergraduate Students, Withdrawal (Education)
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Blanco-Anaya, Paloma; Justi, Rosária; Díaz de Bustamante, Joaquín – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
Modelling-based teaching activities have been designed and analysed from distinct theoretical perspectives. In this paper, we use one of them--the model of modelling diagram (MMD)--as an analytical tool in a regular classroom context. This paper examines the challenges that arise when the MMD is used as an analytical tool to characterise the…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Barriers, Models, Video Technology
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Morales-Chicas, Jessica; Castillo, Mauricio; Bernal, Ireri; Ramos, Paloma; Guzman, Bianca L. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2019
The purpose of the present review was to identify culturally responsive education (CRE) tools and strategies within K-12 computing education. A systematic literature review of studies on CRE across 20 years was conducted. A narrative synthesis was applied to code the final studies into six themes: sociopolitical consciousness raising, heritage…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Programming, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leiva-García, Beatriz; Planells, Elena; Planells del Pozo, Paloma; Molina-López, Jorge – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
A number of studies have been made of mealtime behavioral problems and food selectivity in patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), though not from a multidisciplinary perspective where diet and dental care are investigated in children with ASD. In the present study, the parents of 55 children with ASD and 91 children with typical development…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Eating Disorders, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Castro, Paloma; Woodin, Jane; Lundgren, Ulla; Byram, Michael – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2016
Internationalisation is high on the agenda of higher education institutions across the world. Previous research on national and local policies surrounding this phenomenon has identified different discourses of internationalisation which may have an effect on practices such as student mobility. In order to understand better the role of student…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Higher Education, International Education, Study Abroad
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