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Kennedy-Clark, Shannon; Reimann, Peter – Learning: Research and Practice, 2022
In this paper, we put forward a theoretical framework for understanding data literacy in initial teacher education. We have come to understand that data literacy is non-linear, non-hierarchical, and requires pre-service teachers to be able to work with a range of data sources to respond to the complexities of a classroom. Knowledge, therefore, can…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Theories, Preservice Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Collado, Zaldy C.; Landagan, Myra D.; Villareal, Mark Godwin B.; Rescober, Angeli Ann S.; Baral, Grace D.; Pantaleta, Floraime O.; Banaria, Dionimar B.; Cortez, Carlo P. – Learning: Research and Practice, 2022
This paper is an examination of learner readiness to engage in non-traditional modes of schooling, such as online or distance learning, in which the overall interest lies in ensuring the access of Filipino students to quality education even during this pandemic. The specific goal is to gauge and investigate material, psychological, and home…
Descriptors: Learning Readiness, Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Online Courses
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Chang-Tik, Chan; Dhaliwal, Jasbir – Learning: Research and Practice, 2022
This study examines the participation of the Less Effective Learning Group(LELG) students in Collaborative Learning in Informal Space (CLIS) to gain more insights in two of the five principles of the Framework of Participation. Their participation is based on relationships of mutual recognition and acceptance and participation requires learning to…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Computer Science Education, Programming, Informal Education
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Stringer, Thomas; Looney, Kathy – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
The role of metacognition in learning and academic achievement has been recognised. Outside of education, mindfulness has been shown to enhance metacognition and subsequent outcomes (e.g., in mental health). While mindfulness has been investigated in relation to enhancing outcomes in education, less consideration has been given to the role of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Intervention, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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Shinogaya, Keita – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
This study explored effects of question generation instructions on students' attitudes towards question generation and strategy use. Three hundred seventy-four Japanese college students in two psychology classes participated in lectures after a pre-lecture preparation time and completed questionnaires on attitudes towards question generation and…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Questioning Techniques, Learning Strategies, Classroom Environment
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Jerez, Oscar; Orsini, Cesar; Ortiz, Catalina; Hasbun, Beatriz – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
Large-group activities have increased in higher education since 2000. Research focused on the possibility to have positive effects on students' learning, regardless of the number of students by identifying facilitating factors. Hence, the achievement of learning results is used as a criterion of effectiveness. This review summarises the findings…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Learning Activities, Group Activities, Higher Education
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Diaco, Samuel B. – Learning: Research and Practice, 2021
This study explores Asian college students' perspectives on globalisation in the Philippines. It identifies prime indicators of globalisation and the nature and extent of its perceived influences on the students' traditional cultural beliefs and mental well-being. Examined indicators of globalisation include classroom technology, ideologies and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Young Adults, Global Approach
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Volkwyn, T. S.; Airey, J.; Gregorcic, B.; Linder, C. – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
A social semiotic lens is used to characterise aspects of representational competence for a discipline such as physics, to provide science teachers with a practical suggestion about how student learning might be organised to develop representational competence. We suggest that representational competence for some areas of science can be…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Science Teachers, Competence
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Nielsen, Wendy; Turney, Annette; Georgiou, Helen; Jones, Pauline – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
A "digital explanation" is a science learning task where learners explain science content to non-expert others, in this case, the learners are primary preservice teachers [PST] in a science methods class. In the task, PST are assigned a prompt based on science content from the New South Wales K-6 syllabus and generate or source multiple…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
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Heikonen, Lauri; Pietarinen, Janne; Toom, Auli; Soini, Tiina; Pyhältö, Kirsi – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
Teacher education needs to facilitate the development of student teachers' capacity for active and skilful learning in classroom interaction, referred to as sense of professional agency in the classroom. It consists of motivation to learn, self-efficacy beliefs about learning, and strategies promoting one's own and pupils' learning in the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Empowerment, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Motivation
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Stoten, David William – Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Self-regulated learning (SRL) is a fertile ground for research into learning in higher education. Until now, the dominant research methodology has concentrated on quantitative analyses of separate components within the Zimmerman model with the aim of isolating possible factors in learning trajectories and evaluating their relative importance in…
Descriptors: Reflection, Diaries, Metacognition, Self Management
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Aljaloud, Abdulaziz; Billingsley, William; Kwan, Paul – Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Smartphone clicker apps are increasingly used in university classrooms to facilitate teacher--student interaction and collaborative learning. This study aimed to identify the factors that influence teachers' decisions to adopt smartphone clicker app technology to enhance teacher--student interactions in university classrooms in Saudi Arabia. A…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Decision Making, Computer Science Education, College Faculty