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Open and Innovative Schooling: An Implementation Experience in Fifteen Secondary Schools across MozambiqueCossa, S. P., Nakala, L. P. M., & Cherinda, N. A. I. E. P. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 601–610
This case study explores the open and innovative schooling model piloted in fifteen secondary schools across all regions of Mozambique in the period 2018 to 2020. The model involved provision of access to curriculum-based digital Open Educational Resources (OER) using an Aptus device to enable sharing offline. Learning support centres offering access to some ICT as well as opportunities for individual use or structured tutorials were established in fifteen schools around the country. A mixed...
Revisiting Brainstorming within an Educational Context: A Meta-Thematic AnalysisDoğan, Y., & Batdı, V. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 541–556
An increase in research on teaching of creativity in learning environments is being witnessed as more studies continue to reveal its effects on learning outcomes and academic achievement. Thus, any investigative attempt to examine the relevant approaches to teaching of creative thinking skills is appreciated within the creativity literature. However, it is evident that the research on brainstorming as a creativity-promoting technique within educational context has been overlooked for a...
Learning Development’s Role in Supporting Academic Synergies through Co-evolution of Teaching Excellence and PracticeDonnelly, R. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 611–620
This report from the field discusses a new approach taken to the co-evolution of teaching excellence and evidence-based practice in the context of Learning Development in a Technological University in Ireland. It explores supporting faculty in their exploration of pedagogic inquiry and teaching excellence and how this can co-evolve to generate synergies in academic productivity (the core activity sets of the faculty). A key part of this Learning Development work is understanding how...
From Modernisation, Dependency and Soft Power Toward a Commonwealth of LearningEvans, T., & Jakupec, V. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 473–486
This article reflects on some influential theories, concepts and institutions that have shaped the nature and substance of international development since the mid-20th century. In particular, theories of modernisation and dependency are deployed to reflect on the ways in which the International Financial Institutions, such as, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank have adopted a ‘Washington Consensus’ concerning the social and economic development of ‘developing’ nations. ‘Soft...
Factors Inhibiting Sports Lecturer’s Publication Productivity in International JournalsHanief, Y. N., Haqiyah, A., Winarno, M. E., … Sinulingga, A. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 568–581
Scientific publication is an essential part of research dissemination, irrespective of the productivity effects on lecturers' careers. Therefore, this study aims to determine the internal and external factors inhibiting the productivity of sports lecturers' publication in international journals. This is qualitative descriptive research with a survey method and questionnaire used to collect data from 74 sports lecturers in Indonesia by using Google form. The data were further analyzed to...
Implementation of Problem Based Learning to Increase Scientific Explanation Skill in Biology Learning about the EnvironmentLaksmi, M. L., Sari, D. P., Rinanto, Y., & Sapartini, R. R. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 532–540
This research aimed to describe and find out whether implementation of Problem-Based Learning can improve scientific explanation skills in biology learning about the environment. The research method was Classroom Action Research through the implementation of Problem-Based Learning. This classroom action research consisted of two cycles, which were concluded by planning, acting, observing and reflecting. The research subject was a natural science class consisting of thirty four students. Data...
Effects of Demo Kit on Remediating Senior School Students’ Misconceptions in Mitosis and Meiosis in Ilorin, NigeriaLuwoye, A., Bello, G., & Adeoye, G. A. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 557–567
This study investigated the effects of demo kit on remediating misconceptions held by senior school students’ in mitosis and meiosis. The quasi-experimental design of the pre-test, post-test, non-equivalent control group was adopted for the study. Multistage sampling technique was used to select 60 male and female biology students from two senior secondary schools in Ilorin metropolis. The instruments used for data collection was Mitosis and Meiosis Achievement Test (MMAT). Frequencies and...
Leadership for Development: Re-shaping Higher Education Futures and Sustainability in AfricaMakoe, M., & Olcott, D. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 487–500
Leading change in higher education has been a major challenge in countries of limited resources, such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa. Most African universities have struggled with this transition mainly due to lack of the requisite information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure, inadequate expertise for online pedagogies and inability to provide computers to their students and staff. When faced with the recent changes, caused mainly by the COVID-19 pandemic that forced every...
Teachers’ Perceptions of Open Educational Resources: The Case of Open Resources for English Language Teaching (ORELT) in KenyaOrwenjo, D. O., & Erastus, F. K. - 2021 - Journal of Learning for Development, 8(3), 582–600
The use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) in the teaching and learning of various subjects is a relatively new innovation in the Kenyan school system. With the advent and subsequent liberalization of ICT, material developers are subsequently shifting away from the traditional modes of material development in the form of textbooks and other “canonical” formats which require the teacher to use them as they are handed down without any input or modification. The Open Resources for English...
Facilitating flexible learning by replacing classroom time with an online learning environment: A systematic review of blended learning in higher educationMüller, C., & Mildenberger, T. - 2021 - Educational Research Review, 34, 100394
Higher education institutions are trying to provide more flexibility and individualization, which is mainly realized through the use of new technologies and implemented in online or blended learning designs. This systematic review aims to investigate the impact of replacing classroom time with an online learning environment. The meta-analysis (k = 21 effect sizes) applied strict inclusion criteria concerning research design, measurement of learning outcomes and implementation of blended...
Comparative Education Review Guide to Searching for World Literature 2021Anderson-Levitt, K. - 2021 - Comparative Education Review, 65(4), 807–816
Perception of gender in children’s voicesBarreda, S., & Assmann, P. F. - 2021 - The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 150(5), 3949–3963
Global emergency remote education in secondary schools during the COVID-19 pandemic [Preprint]Bond, M., Bergdahl, N., Mendizabal-Espinosa, R., … Ramadani, F. - 2021 - Open Science Framework
Global emergency remote education in secondary schools during the COVID-19 pandemic
Study Behavior in Computing Education—A Systematic Literature ReviewLorås, M., Sindre, G., Trætteberg, H., & Aalberg, T. - 2021 - ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 22(1), 9:1–9:40
As the field of computing education grows and matures, it has become essential to unite computing education and higher education research. Educational research has highlighted that how students study is crucial to their learning progress, and study behaviors have been found to play an important role in students’ academic success. This article presents the main results of a systematic literature review intended to determine what we know about the study behaviors of computing students and the...
Examples, Good Practices and Recommendations for Engaging Girls in Sudan With E-learning [Helpdesk Response]AlSheikh Theeb, T. - 2021 - EdTech Hub
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Students’ online information use and learning progress in higher education – A critical literature reviewZlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., Hartig, J., Goldhammer, F., & Krstev, J. - 2021 - Studies in Higher Education, 46(10), 1996–2021
Learning using the Internet has become a vital factor for academic success in higher education. Students increasingly rely on the Internet as their main information source. However, related research is still an emerging and highly fragmented field. Therefore, this study aims to provide a comprehensive and integrative review of research literature on student learning vis-à-vis using the Internet. The review encompasses research on students' strategies for searching, evaluating, and selecting...
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