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Phillips, Andrea; Pane, John F.; Reumann-Moore, Rebecca; Shenbanjo, Oluwatosin – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2020
Evidence is emerging that technology-based curricula and adaptive learning systems can personalize students' learning experiences and facilitate development of mathematical skills. Yet, evidence of efficacy in rigorous studies for these blended instructional models is mixed. These studies highlight challenges implementing the systems in…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Program Implementation, Computer Software, Mathematics Skills
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Hrastinski, Stefan; Cleveland-Innes, Martha; Stenbom, Stefan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Online tutors play a critical role in e-learning and need to have an appropriate set of skills in addition to subject matter expertise. This paper explores how digital badges can be used to encourage the development of online tutoring skills. Based on previous research, we defined three digital badges, which are examples of essential tutoring…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Tutors, Mathematics Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Pirini, Jesse – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2017
Students can make huge gains in academic grades and confidence with the help of peer tutoring. This book provides practical, research-based strategies for anyone wanting to run a peer tutoring programme or to improve their own tutoring practice. The book focuses on two key components of tutoring: the tutoring relationship and tutoring tools. The…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Case Studies, Tutorial Programs
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Gehret, Austin U.; Elliot, Lisa B.; MacDonald, Jonathan H. C. – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2017
An exploratory case study approach was used to describe remote tutoring in biochemistry and general chemistry with students who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). Data collected for analysis were based on the observations of the participant tutor. The research questions guiding this study included (1) How is active learning accomplished in…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Cooperative Learning, Active Learning, Case Studies
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Sligar, Steven R.; Pelletier, Christopher D.; Bonner, Heidi Stone; Coghill, Elizabeth; Guberman, Daniel; Zeng, Xiaoming; Newman, Joyce J.; Muller, Dorothy; Dennis, Allen – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Online tutoring is made possible by using videos to replace or supplement face to face services. The purpose of this research was to examine student reactions to the use of lecture capture technology in a university tutoring setting and to assess student knowledge of some features of Tegrity lecture capture software. A survey was administered to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Tutoring, Video Technology
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2017
Tutoring has always been a salient part of education and schooling. When attending elementary school, 1934-1942, selected pupils were tutored after school, free, with no extra salary for teachers. It was then considered customary, evidently, for teachers to tutor those needing extra assistance.
Descriptors: Tutoring, Elementary School Students, Educational History, Reading Instruction
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Tan, Charlene – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2017
Drawing on Brown (in "Br J Sociol Educ" 11(1):65-86, 1990) and Barrett DeWiele and Edgerton (in "Interchange" 47:189-210, 2016), this article explores the relationship between private supplementary tutoring and parentocracy using Singapore as an illustrative case study. It is argued that the ubiquity and affordability of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Education, Supplementary Education, Tutoring
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2017
In 2014-15, the high school graduation rate reached a record high of 83 percent (U.S. Department of Education 2016). Despite the gains, over half a million students still drop out of high school each year (U.S. Department of Education 2015). High schools have adopted various strategies designed to keep students who are at risk of not graduating in…
Descriptors: Tutoring, High School Students, Supplementary Education, At Risk Students
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Keane, Therese; Loch, Birgit – Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, 2017
While the flipped classroom has found much discussion recently, peer tutoring using screencast resources produced by students has not yet. In this paper, we describe student responses to the approach taken at a secondary Catholic school in Melbourne, Australia, where the mathematics teachers used the roll out of tablet PCs to all teachers and…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Student Developed Materials, Mathematical Concepts
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Sieverding, Maia; Krafft, Caroline; Elbadawy, Asmaa – Comparative Education Review, 2019
The rise of private tutoring globally has raised concerns over the hidden costs of "free" education systems and how these costs contribute to the persistence of inequality. We examine the drivers of tutoring at different levels of education in Egypt in an effort to understand why private tutoring has expanded despite policy efforts to…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Foreign Countries, Costs, Equal Education
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Zhang, Wei – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
Purpose: This article examines responses from the tutoring sector to Chinese national and local government regulations on private supplementary tutoring. It adds to the literature on policy enactment, showing the importance of context and noting the diversity of tutoring providers compared with schools. Design/Approach/Methods: The article draws…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Education, Supplementary Education, Tutoring
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Jung, Hyekyung; Seo, Eun Hee – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2019
Previous findings on the relationship between private tutoring and self-regulated learning are inconsistent. In this study, we assumed that the inconsistency of these findings was due to a combination of methodological issues, differing definitions of self-regulated learning and failure to account for the amount of time spent in private tutoring.…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Metacognition, Private Education, Foreign Countries
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Alegre, Francisco; Moliner, Lidon; Maroto, Ana; Lorenzo-Valentin, Gil – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study reports the academic benefits of peer tutoring in algebra for middle school students. A total of 380 students enrolled in grades 7th and 8th participated in the study. Two peer tutoring sessions took place during each week (10 weeks). Interactions between peers lasted 20 to 25 minutes for each session. The typology of tutoring was fixed…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Algebra, Peer Teaching, Middle School Students
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Bai, Yunfeng; Tang, Xueli; Li, Xingfang; Fan, Shunan – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
Purpose: This article focuses on rarely explored organizational practice of teaching research in China's private tutoring industry. Taking a large private tutoring institution as an example, the article examines how private tutoring institutions understand and engage in educational explorations of standardization and informatization processes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Teaching Methods, Private Education
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Fissore, Cecilia; Floris, Francesco; Marchisio, Marina; Rabellino, Sergio – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2019
University tutoring consists of a set of heterogeneous actions aimed to support students, upon entering the University and throughout their academic life. The tutoring implements the resources needed to cope with possible difficulties in each phase of the training process. It also provides information and advice to better address the study course,…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Integrated Learning Systems, College Students, Electronic Learning
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