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Abdul Kader, Hajera Bibi – Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
In many Singapore schools, there are large class sizes comprising about thirty to forty students in each class. In such large classes, the opportunities for interactions between teachers and their students and among students can be limited, especially when teacher-centred, didactic teaching practices are adopted. This small-scale research project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Blended Learning, Homework
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Koh, Elizabeth; Lee, Shu-Shing – Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Educational research has been at the forefront of educational transformation by examining how learning occurs and enabling ways of learning notably through designing and implementing learning innovations. However, learning innovations are complex. There are multiple embedded contexts involving classrooms, schools, communities, homes and the wider…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Sustainability, Teacher Attitudes, Stakeholders
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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
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Vähäsantanen, Katja; Hämäläinen, Raija – Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
This paper reports a study on teachers' professional identity and work in vocational education. The findings showed that vocational teachers' work included vocational teaching within the school, developmental work, technology-enhanced work, professional duties outside the school, and educational duties within the school. Furthermore, the study…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Vocational Education Teachers, Faculty Development, Technology Uses in Education
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Tham, Rachel; Walker, Zachary; Tan, Shi Hui Desiree; Low, Li Tong; Annabel Chen, Shen-Hsing – Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Translating Neuroscience to education involves providing accurate and simplified information about neuroscience to teachers. The aim of this research was to understand if providing translated abstracts from neuroscientific articles helped teachers understand content more thoroughly. Surveys, experimental manipulation, and focus group discussions…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Documentation
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Lyne Strachan, Andrea; Lim, Elaine; Yip, Hoe Yin; Lum, Grace – Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
Using a qualitative case-study approach, this small-scale pilot study explores the potential challenges and opportunities faced by early childhood educators in their first year of implementing a dedicated Outdoor Learning Environment (OLE) at their school. Participants include two Kindergarten teachers working at a large international school in…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies, Outdoor Education
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Chai, Ching Sing; Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling – Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
This study investigates the change in teachers' design beliefs and their development of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) through a course designed with the Scaffolded TPACK lesson design model. To achieve these aims, an adapted scale for teachers' design beliefs and TPACK is created and validated. The study reveals significant…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Course Descriptions