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The Effect of Peer and Teacher Feedback on Student Writing
The researcher analyzed 11 ESL student essays in detail: categorizing the types and sources of revisions made according to Faigley and Witte's taxonomy of revisions, evaluating the first and final drafts of the students' essays, and recording students' verbal reports during revision.
Advancing Qualitative Research Using Qualitative Data Analysis Software (QDAS)? Reviewing Potential Versus Practice in Published Studies using ATLAS.ti and NVivo, 1994–2013
The study found that the number of articles reporting QDAS is increasing each year, and that the majority of studies using ATLAS are for data management and analysis, with fewer using it for data collection/creation or to visually display their methods and findings.
Online Learning: Patterns of Engagement and Interaction among In-Service teachers
ABSTRACT Language teacher education programs attempt to foster collaboration amongst pre-service and in-service teachers. The approach is in place in an online teacher education program in a
To blog or not to blog: Student perceptions of blog effectiveness for learning in a college-level course
Whether the use of blogs in a large lecture class would enhance students' perceived learning was investigated and sense of community and computer expertise were identified as significant predictors of perceived learning.
The Impact of Call Instruction on Classroom Computer Use: A Foundation for Rethinking Technology in Teacher Education
The findings support previous research on technology teacher education as it suggests that teachers who use CALL activities are often those teachers who had experience with CALL prior to taking the course; that lack of time, support, and resources prohibits the use of CALL activities in some classrooms.
Using a social networking site for experiential learning: Appropriating, lurking, modeling and community building
The findings of a qualitative case study about the integration of Ning into a blended course found intended and unintended outcomes of Ning use included community building and modeling.
Language and Academic Identity: A Study of the Experiences of Non-Native English Speaking International Students
ABSTRACT This phenomenological study explores the experiences of non-native English-speaking international students regarding lan-guage, culture and identity in the context of their graduate
The discourse of QDAS: reporting practices of ATLAS.ti and NVivo users with implications for best practices
A discourse analysis of 763 empirical articles published from 1994 to 2013 that explored the language used by researchers when reporting QDAS use found that most researchers provided few details of their QD AS use beyond naming the program, but the detailed accounts provided by some authors provided valuable insights into the ways thatQDAS programs can be used to support data analysis and the reporting of research outcomes.
“Beyond the Four Walls of My Building”: A Case Study of #Edchat as a Community of Practice
ABSTRACT Although Twitter and other social media sites have grown in popularity with educators, we still do not know what is happening within this online space or how it supports teachers. The