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Smith, Rebecca C.; Lemley, Stephanie M. – Journal of Extension, 2017
In this article, we present the anticipation guide as a tool for preparing Extension audiences to learn the main points of Extension materials. Anticipation guides improve learner comprehension by appealing to an individual's natural curiosity and helping the individual focus on key ideas. Anticipation guides can be used with all types of…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Program Improvement, Change Strategies, Expectation
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Zhu, Wenzhong; Deng, Xuping; Li, Jingyi – English Language Teaching, 2014
Teaching courses in a foreign language was formally promoted by Ministry of Education in China in 2001. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (Guangwai) as a top 3 Chinese foreign language university has taken the lead in teaching business courses in English instruction or bilingual languages. The paper summarizes and analyzes Guangwai's…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Business English, Bilingualism
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Psaltou-Joycey, Angeliki – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2008
This paper discusses culture-specific learning strategies of 177 students learning Greek as a second/foreign language in an academic setting. The study reports on descriptive statistics of the data collected through implementation of the Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) and processed in order to determine frequency of learners'…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Learning Strategies, Cultural Differences, Instructional Materials
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Muñoz, Caroline Lego; Wood, Natalie T. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2015
The purpose of this research is to examine how the topic of social media has been integrated and executed within academic institutions and marketing courses. An exploratory survey of marketing educators that taught social media in their course(s) was undertaken. The survey addressed how social media was embedded within an institute's curriculum,…
Descriptors: Marketing, Business Administration Education, Social Networks, Mass Media
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Pantidos, Panagiotis – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2017
This article attempts to connect the material world of the science classroom, expressed in inscriptions, speech, and corporeal forms, and the world of meaning. Imaginative thinking is the key mechanism that will bridge the gap between the 2 worlds. Various types of texts can be used as narrative vehicles for scientific concepts. This article…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Semiotics, Creative Thinking
Kaneko, Kosuke; Okada, Yoshihiro; Yoshida, Motofumi; Inoue, Hitoshi; Fujimura, Naomi – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
This paper introduces several educational materials developed by ICER (Innovation Center for Educational Resource) of Kyushu University Library and considers about what are better designs for mobile educational materials through their development experiences and their investigations about its learning effectiveness. The introduced materials are…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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Çalis, Sevgül – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In this study with high school students, a descriptive scanning model, one of the qualitative research methods, was used to determine the extent to which the achievements of the hybridization occurred. The study was conducted with 12th grade students studying in a public high school in Bursa in 2017-2018 academic year. According to the findings…
Descriptors: Achievement, Grade 12, High School Seniors, Foreign Countries
Zufic, Janko; Kalpic, Damir – Online Submission, 2007
The article describes a research conducted on students at the University in Pula, by which was attempted to establish whether there is a relationship between exam success and a type of online teaching material from which a student learns. Students were subjected to psychological testing that measured factors of intelligence: verbal, non-verbal and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Intelligence, Online Courses, Intelligence Tests
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Noh, Jihwa; Webb, Matthew – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The authors examined the characterization of mathematical knowledge of teachers using educative curriculum materials. In particular, they investigated knowledge of change and rate of change (in the context of algebra and functions) of 12 teachers with differing levels of experience. Participants used a same set of curriculum materials that embed…
Descriptors: Knowledge Base for Teaching, Mathematics Curriculum, Instructional Materials, Teaching Experience
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Richmond, Aaron S.; Bacca, Anastasia M.; Becknell, Jared S.; Coyle, Ryan P. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
We investigated the effects of using experiential learning and direct instruction to teach metacognitive theory and to determine whether instructional type differentially affected higher vs. lower level learning. We randomly assigned 87 introductory psychology students to either experiential learning or direct instruction conditions. We pretested…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Introductory Courses, Metacognition
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Dirgeyasa, I Wy – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study was aimed to investigate the Maritime English learning materials needed by the students of nautical department of Maritime Academy in Indonesia based in STCW'2010 curriculum. The participants of the research were the seafarers, the port authorities, the shipping business employees, the English lecturers, and the cadets of Maritime…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Whalen, D. Joel – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2015
This article, the second of a two-part series, features 11 teaching innovations presented at the 2014 Association for Business Communication annual conference. These 11 assignments included leadership and other-focused communication--detecting communication style, adaptive communication, personality type, delivering feedback, problem solving, and…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Annual Reports, Conferences (Gatherings), Instructional Innovation
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Wang, Juan; Gao, Furong; Li, Jiao; Zhang, Jieping; Li, Siguang; Xu, Guo-tong; Xu, Lei; Chen, Jianjun; Lu, Lixia – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2017
Biochemistry and cellular biology courses for medical students at Tongji University include the assessment that provides students with feedback to enhance their learning, which is a type of formative assessment. However, frequent instant feedback and guidance for students is often absent or inconsistently included in the teaching process. WeChat,…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Medical Students, Cytology, Biology
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Wagner, Irina – Language Documentation & Conservation, 2017
Ease of access, production, and distribution have made online technologies popular in language revitalization. By incorporating multimodal resources, audio, video, and games, they attract indigenous communities undergoing language shift in hopes of its reversal. However, by merely expanding language revitalization to the web, many language…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Instructional Design, Language Attitudes, Multimedia Materials
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Cruz, Manuel Padilla – Language Awareness, 2015
This paper suggests a series of steps for teaching complaint behaviour in English. The production of complaints requires a meta-pragmatic awareness of their interactive value and functions, their different types and realisations, pragmalinguistic formulae frequently employed or the socio-pragmatic factors affecting them, among others, which many…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Metalinguistics, Second Language Learning, Guidelines
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