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Masino, Monica – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
As educational institutions and other training facilities search for more economical ways to deliver education and training, the Internet has become the main mode of choice for its reach is farther and wider than any major educational marketing initiative. The Internet is also an inexpensive tool that delivers access to education and training to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
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Mann, Matthew James; Maxwell, Gerri M.; Holland, Glenda – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
This study examined differences in Texas middle school student achievement in science by school district enrollment size. Quantitative research utilized analysis of variance to determine whether significant differences existed between student achievement on the 2010 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills 8th grade science results and four school…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Science Achievement, School District Size, Statistical Analysis
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Rhoads, C. J.; Healy, Therese – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Can instructors impact their student performance by recommending an activity just prior to taking an exam? In this study, college students were randomly assigned to one of three treatment groups (study, exercise, or meditation) or a control group. Each group was given two different types of tests; a traditional concept exam, and a non-traditional…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Information Science Education, Concept Teaching
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Jackson, Sara C. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Bridging the gap between theory and practice enables trade service providers to effectively reach the small business community interested in entering foreign markets. This paper describes how the award-winning San Antonio Export Leaders program is a model for applying theoretical concepts to the practice of international business.
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Small Businesses, Leadership Training, Business Skills
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Guidry, Krisandra – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
This study seeks to examine whether the predictors of success for students in an online quantitative course are different than those for an online qualitative course. Data were collected from students taking online courses offered by an AACSB accredited College of Business at a medium sized state university (total student population 7,000) in…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Success, Online Courses
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Hartman, Katherine B.; Moberg, Christopher R.; Lambert, Jamie M. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach that provides learners with opportunities to identify solutions to ill-structured, real-world problems. Previous research provides evidence to support claims about the positive effects of PBL on cognitive skill development and knowledge retention. This study contributes to existing…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Uriegas, Brian; Kupczynski, Lori; Mundy, Marie-Anne – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Teachers are entering the classroom with varying levels of training as various certification routes and programs responsible for training prospective teachers in the areas of curriculum, assessment, theory, pedagogy, and classroom management differ in their requirements or lack thereof. This study attempted to determine if there is a relationship…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Discipline Problems, Referral, Regression (Statistics)
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Matamande, Wilson; Nyikahadzoi, Loveness; Taderera, Ever – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Industrial attachment is a very important component in the learning system particularly for tertiary and higher education as it relates to those who are pursuing careers in commerce. This paper seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of the industrial attachment programme undertaken by the University of Zimbabwe, faculty of commerce. A questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Questionnaires, Program Evaluation
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Tsao, Yea-Ling; Pan, Ting-Rung – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
The purpose of this study is to investigate teachers' understanding and knowledge of computational estimation, and teaching practice toward to computational estimation. There are six fifth-grade elementary teachers who participated in this study; three teachers with mathematics/ science major and three teachers with non-mathematics/science major.…
Descriptors: Computation, Elementary School Teachers, Knowledge Level, Teaching Methods
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Ciampa, Mark – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Traditional college-level courses designed to teach computer literacy are in a state of flux. Today's students have high rates of access to computing technology and computer ownership, leading many policy decision makers to conclude that students already are computer literate and thus computer literacy courses are dinosaurs in a modern digital…
Descriptors: Correlation, Preferences, Relevance (Education), Student Attitudes
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Williams, David; Williams, Denise – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
While students may struggle in any classroom and consequently require help beyond the schedule meeting time and place of the class, computer-based courses pose the additional hurdle of requiring ready access to hardware and software that may be unavailable or inconvenient for students outside of the classroom and its scheduled meeting time. This…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Usability, Help Seeking, Online Courses
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Dubé, France; Dorval, Catherine; Bessette, Lyne – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
The objective of this collaborative research is to evaluate the impact of a pedagogical intervention that combines flexible grouping and explicit instruction of reading comprehension strategies. The development of competencies is spread over a two years interval. However, despite this quite long implementation period, several Quebec students still…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Johnson, Grace F. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
This paper shares one learning technique for honing undergraduate students' personal competencies. The senior accounting capstone course at a small Midwestern private liberal college includes a weekly seminar series, called the Friday Forum, where students and practitioners meet to discuss a current professional accounting article. Since Spring…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Competency Based Education, Accounting, Seminars
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Carter, Fonda L.; Hogan, Patrick T. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Some colleges and universities are utilizing the inclusion of more active learning techniques in course content. Active learning involves students in thinking about what they are doing as they accomplish tasks or assignments in order to develop a deeper understanding of the topic or issue. In addition to a focus on enhancing student learning, the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Accounting, Integrated Activities, Student Evaluation
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Elson, Raymond J.; O'Callaghan, Susanne; Walker, John P.; Williams, Robert – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Students rely on rote knowledge to learn accounting concepts. However, this approach does not allow them to understanding the meta language of accounting. Meta language is simply the concepts and terms that are used in a profession and are easily understood by its users. Terms such as equity, assets, and balance sheet are part of the accounting…
Descriptors: Accounting, Metalinguistics, Business Administration Education, Rote Learning
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