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Exley, Sonia – Comparative Education, 2020
The notion of selecting students based on academic achievement into different schools at certain points in their educational careers is one that has long been contested in education. In this paper I consider the role selective schooling may play in driving families' demand for private tutoring -- a phenomenon currently growing in many regions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Selective Admission, Private Education, Tutoring
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VanLehn, Kurt; Banerjee, Chandrani; Milner, Fabio; Wetzel, Jon – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2020
An algebraic model uses a set of algebra equations to precisely describe a situation. Constructing such models is a fundamental skill required by US standards for both math and science. It is usually taught with algebra word problems. However, many students still lack the skill, even after taking several algebra courses in high school and college.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Algebra, Mathematical Models, Equations (Mathematics)
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Paquette, Kelli R.; Laverick, DeAnna M. – Reading Improvement, 2017
This qualitative study explores preservice teachers' experiences in a service-learning literacy tutoring program offered at a university with children in grades one through eight. This study examines briefly the history of literacy centers and service-learning, the specific instructional tutoring methods employed by preservice teachers connected…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Professionalism, Tutoring, Literacy
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Arco-Tirado, José L.; Fernández-Martín, Francisco D.; Hervás-Torres, Miriam – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the impact of a peer-tutoring program on academic performance among first-year students. The sample consisted of 102 first-year students from four-degree programs at a Spanish University. The academic performance was measured through the official student Academic reports. The assignment of the students…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Academic Achievement
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Curwen, Margaret Sauceda – Issues in Teacher Education, 2020
In March, our on-campus tutoring program for credential candidates and local students was shut down by the pandemic. This signature program had served families and the community for many years and provided essential fieldwork experience for credential candidates in our elementary and secondary reading methods courses. Most importantly, it provided…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Tutoring, Tutor Training, Web Based Instruction
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Soeung, Sopha – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2020
Private tutoring is not a new phenomenon for education in both developed and developing countries. However, English private tutoring (EPT) attracted a limited number of studies, although English is viewed as the key to success in non-English speaking countries like Cambodia. By observing EPT as a choice, this mixed-method study, using the…
Descriptors: Grade 12, High School Seniors, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Alegre, Francisco; Moliner, Lidón; Maroto, Ana; Lorenzo-Valentin, Gil – SAGE Open, 2020
Peer tutoring in Mathematics has reported academic benefits across many educational levels, from Preschool to Higher Education. However, recent literature reviews and meta-analysis state that students experience higher gains in Primary or Elementary Education (ages 7-12 years) than in secondary education or middle school and high school (ages…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Peer Teaching, Program Effectiveness, Mathematics Achievement
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Feng, Xiaoying; Xie, Jingjing; Liu, Yue – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
Tutoring involves providing learners with a suitable level of structure and guidance to support their learning. This study reports on an exploration of how to design such structure and guidance (i.e., learning scaffolds) in the Chinese online educational context, and in so doing, answer the following two questions: (a) What scaffolding strategies…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Tutoring, Inquiry, Foreign Countries
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Wu, Hsiao-ping; Guerra, Myriam Jimena – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Pre-service teacher preparation in the United States is becoming progressively more challenging with respect to the demands on teachers. This study examined the impact of tutoring approach on pre-service teachers? skills to work with English language learners through a qualitative research design. Content analysis was used at the thematic level on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education, Tutoring, English Language Learners
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Davis, Alyssa; Linvill, Darren L.; Jacobs, Melissa E. – Communication Center Journal, 2017
In this study, the researchers explore required public speaking tutoring in communication centers and the effect it has on students' grades, speaking apprehension, and expected speech outcomes. Test and control group participants completed the Situational Communication Apprehension Measure after the completion of their persuasive speeches in a…
Descriptors: Academic Support Services, Communication (Thought Transfer), Program Effectiveness, Tutoring
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Avery, Helen – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
In Sweden, tutoring in the mother tongue is a special support measure primarily intended for newly arrived students to facilitate their transition into the Swedish school system. Tutoring is premised on the collaboration between the class teacher, responsible for subject-related expertise, and the tutor, who contributes with knowledge of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tutoring, Native Language Instruction, Interviews
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Velandia, Deissy Angélica – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2020
This article reports on an exploratory, mixed methods study aimed at identifying the methodological and epistemological criteria necessary to ensure the quality and a self-revision process of a pilot tutoring program offered to students enrolled in the bed in philology and languages (English and French programs) at Universidad Nacional de…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Haridas, Mithun; Gutjahr, Georg; Raman, Raghu; Ramaraju, Rudraraju; Nedungadi, Prema – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
In many rural Indian schools, English is a second language for teachers and students. Intelligent tutoring systems have good potential because they enable students to learn at their own pace, in an exploratory manner. This paper describes a 3-year longitudinal study of 2123 Indian students who used the intelligent tutoring system, AmritaITS. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Dieterle, Brandy – Communication Center Journal, 2017
Prior to being a graduate communication center consultant, the author taught first-year composition for two years. As a teacher, she focused heavily on using various forms of communication as tools for learning, modeling effective communication strategies in the classroom, and learning collaboratively. While serving as a graduate consultant the…
Descriptors: Freshman Composition, Communication Strategies, Tutoring, Teaching Methods
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Šaric-Grgic, Ines; Grubišic, Ani; Šeric, Ljiljana; Robinson, Timothy J. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2020
The idea of clustering students according to their online learning behavior has the potential of providing more adaptive scaffolding by the intelligent tutoring system itself or by a human teacher. With the aim of identifying student groups who would benefit from the same intervention in AC-ware Tutor, this research examined online learning…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Undergraduate Students
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