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Lee, Wing Shing – SAGE Open, 2020
To achieve a more effective teaching method, an experimental study using a learning-from-mistakes approach was investigated. A novel approach was adopted from organizational learning literature involving two steps. A first step established the psychological safety notion in students, and the second step called for a student discussion of mistakes…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Security (Psychology), Constructivism (Learning), Instructional Effectiveness
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Fathi, Jalil; Derakhshan, Ali; Torabi, Saeede – SAGE Open, 2020
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of listening strategy instruction on second language (L2) listening comprehension ability, listening anxiety, and listening self-efficacy of Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. To this end, a sample of 52 English major learners of two intact classes from a university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Listening Skills, Second Language Instruction
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Pham, Thinh Ngoc; Lin, Mei; Trinh, Vu Quang; Bui, Lien Thi Phuong – SAGE Open, 2020
Electronic peer feedback (e-PF) has offered a number of benefits to English as a foreign language (EFL) students' academic writing competence and reflective thinking. However, little research has been conducted to examine whether e-PF can be incorporated in Confucian heritage culture (CHC) contexts. With a sample of 40 Vietnamese university…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Peer Evaluation, English (Second Language), Academic Language
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Lashley, Lidon – SAGE Open, 2019
This study gazed upon curriculum delivery in postcolonial Guyana. The key focus was on the impact of effective curricula instructional materials on curriculum delivery. A descriptive survey method was employed to gather data and a sequential transformative strategy which embraced a mixed method approach was utilized to analyze and interpret the…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Postcolonialism, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness
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Adriosh, Mohamed; Razi, Özge – SAGE Open, 2019
There has been an increasing interest in the topic of code switching (CS) for the past two decades. This ethnographic exploratory study uncovers the status quo of classroom CS in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classrooms in Libyan universities. It aims to investigate how EFL teachers code-switch to facilitate teaching/learning process. Six…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Tilton, Shane – SAGE Open, 2019
Social deception games are games that involve players adopting roles and teams that are not known to all players of the game. One of the components of these types of games is deceiving other players for the purpose of completing goals and tasks. The focus of this case study is to show how social deception games were used to teach aspects of small…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Deception, Educational Games, Game Based Learning
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Khan, Md. Shahadat Hossain; Abdou, Benadjih Oiriddine; Kettunen, Jaana; Gregory, Sue – SAGE Open, 2019
This article aims to identify different ways of using mobile devices in students' learning in higher education. This qualitative research presents the findings from a phenomenographic research of students' conceptions of mobile learning (m-learning) in higher education. A cohort of 16 students from four universities of Bangladesh took part in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning
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Naz, Farah; Murad, Hasan Sohaib – SAGE Open, 2017
Pakistan is one of the progressing countries in the world. Its education system is yet in the stage of development. Students from towns and far flung areas come to advanced cities for higher education. This has made the university classrooms a mix of students having a diversity of age, gender, exposure, language, and family backgrounds. To…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Student Diversity
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Shenoi, Rohit; Rubalcava, Daniel; Naik-Mathuria, Bindi; Sloas, Harold A.; Delemos, David; Xu, Linzhi; Mendez, Donna – SAGE Open, 2016
Pediatric resident trauma education is suboptimal due to lack of a curriculum and limited trauma experience and education resources. The objective of the study was to test knowledge retention and acceptability of interactive spaced education (ISE) in pediatric trauma. Prospective, randomized trial involving 40 physicians in a pediatric emergency…
Descriptors: Pediatrics, Trauma, Graduate Medical Education, Retention (Psychology)
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Khan, Md. Shahadat Hossain; Bibi, Shaista; Hasan, Mahbub – SAGE Open, 2016
This study investigated teachers' conceptions of technology integration into their teaching from two renowned technical and vocational education (TVE) institutes in New South Wales, Australia. Thirteen teachers were interviewed using qualitative techniques informed by the phenomenographic approach. The analysis of the data revealed that TVE…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Danesh, Tayebeh; Farvardin, Mohammad Taghi – SAGE Open, 2016
This quasi-experimental study examined the effects of different glossing conditions on English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' vocabulary recall. To this end, five glossing conditions were adopted (i.e., inference-gloss-gloss, gloss-retrieval-gloss, inference-gloss-retrieval-gloss, gloss-retrieval-gloss-retrieval, and full glossing). The…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Seker, Meral – SAGE Open, 2016
The study investigated the impact of scenario-based instruction on language learners' awareness and use of self-regulated language learning (SRL) strategies to provide an instructional design to successfully promote them. The scenario-based SRL strategy instruction design developed in the study was based on Oxford's "Strategic,…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Vignettes, Instructional Design, Second Language Learning
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Campbell, John L.; Campbell, Robert H.; Longrigg, Jean; Boyes, Cath – SAGE Open, 2015
A three-country study was undertaken to assess the educational efficacy of two textbooks authored by the researcher. The same texts were distributed to groups of student nurses in the United Kingdom, Cambodia, and Kenya. A data collection tool was developed to obtain quantitative data and to ask open-ended questions on how useful readers found the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Textbook Evaluation, Nursing Education