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Beauchamp, David M.; Monk, Jennifer M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2022
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, courses were forced into an online format as universities paused in-person learning and consequently, students were required to adjust to online learning. The objective of the current study was to determine the effect of optional assessments designed to promote engagement in a fourth-year asynchronous online…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Online Courses, School Closing
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Ramadan, Awatef A. Ben – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Background: Employing High Impact Practices (HIPs) in the curriculum will keep the students engaged and will boost their learning outcomes. Study Aim: Explore the students' feedback on two HIPs practices and measure the impact of the studied HIPs on the course's outcomes. Methodology: Two HIPs strategies were applied to the graduate students of an…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Learning Processes, Educational Quality
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Beauchamp, David M.; Newton, Genevieve; Monk, Jennifer M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Maintaining scientific literacy (SL) skill development in undergraduate science education while transitioning courses from the in-person to online learning environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic requires adaptation of some teaching practices. This study assessed the effectiveness of small online learning groups as the active engagement strategy…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Just, Edyta – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The article presents the outcomes of the research project supported by Linköping University, Sweden. The research project constitutes a part of an umbrella project called Pedagogiska Utvecklingsmedel för E-lärande 2019 (Pedagogical Development Tools for E-learning 2019). The research project focuses on the International Master's Program--Gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, Course Content, Teaching Methods
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Blackmore, Conner; Vitali, Julian; Ainscough, Louise; Langfield, Tracey; Colthorpe, Kay – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
The ability to distinguish between effective and ineffective study strategies based on feedback is of utmost importance for secondary school leavers transitioning to tertiary education (Brinkworth et al., 2009; Salisbury & Karasmanis, 2011). Often accompanying this learning environment transition is academic difficulty and an increased…
Descriptors: Self Management, Self Efficacy, STEM Education, Secondary School Students
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Akbar, Rahima Sayed Sulaiman; Taqi, Hanan Ali – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
In the domain of teaching bilingual students, the issue of using the first language in a second-language based class has been widely controversial. While some studies have questioned the method of moving between the two languages, Translanguaging, others found it highly beneficial. Here we aimed to investigate the effect of Translanguaging on the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Royse, Emily A.; Sutton, Elliot; Peffer, Melanie E.; Holt, Emily A. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) courses are gateway courses nursing and allied health students must pass before progressing through their academic programs. Many students need to retake the course to receive grades acceptable to progress in their programs, but identifying students at risk of failure may help instructors extend…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Remedial Instruction, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Balanaieva, Oksana V.; Salashchenko, Hanna M.; Shurupova, Kateryna V.; Devos, Anastasiia O.; Romanchuk, Alla I. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The article proves that the need for the development of intercultural communication skills in the learning process is due to external causes of globalization and internal requirements of the modern ethnocultural situation in Ukraine, as well as the needs of pedagogical science, which takes into account global development trends: anthropocentrism,…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Learning Processes, Global Approach, World Views
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Almaagbh, Ibrahim F. F. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This study investigates the impact of strategic notetaking on English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners' academic performance among university students in Jordan. Thus, we hypothesized that there is a significant and positive impact of strategic note-taking on EFL learners' academic performance. To confirm this hypothesis, descriptive research…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Academic Achievement, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sutopo; Setiadi, Bayu Rahmat; Nurtanto, Muhammad; Purnomo, Sigit; Handoyono, Nurcholish Arifin; Johan, Arif Bintoro – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This study aims to improve collaboration in thinking, pairing, and sharing of students in energy conversion learning. This study experimented with the think pair and share (TPS) type of cooperative method to get improvements in terms of activity and cooperation. The procedure of the study adopted the classroom action research of the Kemmis &…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Cooperative Learning, Energy Conservation
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Tran, Van Dat; Nguyen, Thi My Loc; Van De, Nguyen; Soryaly, Chau; Doan, My Ngoc – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The present study investigates the effects of cooperative learning on learning strategies of 72 second-year Vietnamese higher education students toward the Research Methods in Education course over a nine-week course. These students were divided into two matched groups of 36 to be taught by the same lecturer. In the control group, cooperative…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Yanfang; Chen, Pengfei; Yu, Tao – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
This study aimed at applying English reading and writing strategies' training to improve the low English proficiency students' competence of English reading and writing. It was a quasi-experiment design. In total, 70 non-English major undergraduates at a private university in China participated in the research, 35 students in the experimental…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Writing Strategies, Learning Strategies, Language Proficiency
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Al-Houti, Shorouq K.; Aldaihani, Sultan M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Learning idioms is an uphill battle for many language learners. Thus, this quantitative study aims to shed light on English as Foreign Language (EFL) college students' attitudes towards idiom learning. Specifically, the study is interested in revealing their attitudes towards (1) the importance of idiom learning, (2) the difficulties of idiom…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Figurative Language
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Päuler-Kuppinger, Lena; Jucks, Regina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Many debates in higher education center around the role of approaches to teaching (measured with ATI-R) and impact of academic disciplines (soft vs. hard) on teaching practice, e.g. advice giving. An online study with N = 70 academic teachers was conducted and the advice given was content analyzed. Regression analyses showed that academics with a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Regression (Statistics)
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Kulak, Verena; Newton, Genevieve; Sharma, Rahul – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Objective: Enhanced knowledge retention and a preference towards a deep learning approach are desirable pedagogical outcomes of case-based learning (CBL). The CBL literature is sparse with respect to these outcomes, and this is especially so in the area of biochemistry. The present study determined the effect of CBL vs. non CBL on knowledge…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Retention (Psychology), Foreign Countries, Biochemistry
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