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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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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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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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Howe, Nina; Adrien, Emmanuelle; Della Porta, Sandra; Peccia, Stephanie; Recchia, Holly; Osana, Helena P.; Ross, Hildy – Infant and Child Development, 2016
Sibling-directed teaching of mathematical topics during naturalistic home interactions was investigated in 39 middle-class sibling dyads at two time points. At time 1 (T1), siblings were 2 and 4 years of age, and at time 2 (T2), siblings were 4 and 6 years of age. Intentional sequences of sibling-directed mathematical teaching were coded for (i)…
Descriptors: Siblings, Sibling Relationship, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Milosevic, Danica – Research-publishing.net, 2017
In the digital era, university instructors working in English for Technical Sciences (ETS) have opportunities, some might say obligations, to use audio-visual resources to motivate students. Such materials also call on cognitive and constructivist mechanisms thought to improve uptake of the target language (Tarnopolsky, 2012). This chapter reports…
Descriptors: English for Science and Technology, Video Technology, Instructional Materials, Case Studies
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Picard, Michelle; Velautham, Lalitha – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2016
This paper describes an action research project to develop online, self-access listening resources mirroring the authentic academic contexts experienced by graduate university students. Current listening materials for English as an Additional Language (EAL) students mainly use Standard American English or Standard British pronunciation, and far…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Listening Skills
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Krajcso, Zita; Frimmel, Ulrike – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Foreign language teachers and learners use digital repositories frequently to find appropriate activities for their teaching and learning activities. The question is: How can content providers support them in finding exactly what they need and in retrieving high quality resources? This question has been discussed in the literature and in the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Technological Advancement, Technology Uses in Education
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Vicenti, Giovanni; Hilberg, J. Scott; Braman, James – International Journal on E-Learning, 2017
The concept of flipping the classroom is slowly gaining tractions at all levels of education. An ever-growing set of resources gives unprecedented access to Information Technology (IT), Computer Science (CS), and Information Systems (IS) students to a significant amount of supplemental material. Videos, interactive demonstrations, and sandboxes…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Student Attitudes, Preferences, Information Technology
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Mingyuan, Gu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2014
Minority language literacy is an important issue in national education policy for any multi-nationality country. China sticks to the policy of safeguarding the rights and interests of ethnic minority groups to use their own languages and writing systems. In education, considering communications among different nationalities and the development of…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Language Minorities, Mandarin Chinese, Ethnic Groups
DeVaul, Lina – ProQuest LLC, 2017
A professional development program (PSPD) was implemented to improve in-service secondary mathematics teachers' content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, and self-efficacy in teaching secondary school statistics and probability. Participants generated a teaching resource website at the conclusion of the PSPD program. Participants' content…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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Azevedo, A. C.; Santos, A. C. F. – Physics Education, 2014
We focus on the difficulties that visually impaired students have when dealing with graphics and diagrams in their study of geometrical optics. This case study suggests practices that use low cost materials, easy to find and to handle, and that provide a tactile perception for visually impaired students. The activities employ light and easy to…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Optics
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Viciana, Jesús; Mayorga-Vega, Daniel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Traditionally, literature has contributed qualitative approaches for studying how to plan Physical Education (PE). To our knowledge there are not quantitative populationbased studies regarding the decision-making process among in-service Spanish PE teachers. The aim of this study was to analyze possible differences in the factors of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Decision Making, Educational Planning
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Sedumedi, Thomas D. T. – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Practical work activities have been used for many purposes in science teaching. However, its use for assessment purposes has been limited. This study highlights the role of practical work activities in assessment. Practical work activities present various advantages as an assessment tool. Practical work activities allow the assessor access to a…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Student Evaluation, Qualitative Research
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Arnold, Savittree Rochanasmita; Kruatong, Tussatrin; Dahsah, Chanyah; Suwanjinda, Duongdearn – Journal of Biological Education, 2012
The classroom-friendly ABO blood type kit was developed by combining advantages of modelling and a simulation laboratory to teach the topics of ABO blood types and blood transfusion. Teachers can easily simulate the agglutination reaction on a blood type testing plate in the classroom, and show the students how this reaction occurs by using the…
Descriptors: Hands on Science, Teachers, Science Curriculum, Teacher Educators
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