International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning

The journal focuses on issues and trends in pedagogies and learning in local and global contexts and leadership in educational research.

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Vol. 9, No. 2, December

Planning Language Teaching: An Argument for the Place of Pedagogy in Language Policy and Planning
ABSTRACT: Even though pedagogy and language policy and planning are well researched and well-established fields in their own rights, the relationships between these two fields are not systematically addressed. One of the consequences of this situation...
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The Interface between Macro and Micro-Level Language Policy and the Place of Language Pedagogies
ABSTRACT: This paper investigates the place of pedagogy in language-in-education policy through an analysis of how the macro-level of government policy interacts with the micro-level of local educational practice. It argues that pedagogy is typically...
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Implementing English as a Medium of Instruction in a Ukrainian University: Challenges, Adjustments, and Opportunities
ABSTRACT: English as a medium of instruction (EMI) programs are an increasing phenomenon in European universities. This paper takes an ethnographic approach to understanding the impact of EMI on pedagogy in a private university in eastern Ukraine. Fieldwork...
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English in Education Policy Shift in Senegal: From Traditional Pedagogies to Communicative Language Teaching
ABSTRACT: Despite its allegiance to French, language-in-education planning in Senegal has given top priority to English in its education system. In the 1980s, policy-makers shifted English language teaching pedagogy from the Centre de Linguistique Appliquée...
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Teaching English in English, 'In Principle': The National Foreign Language Curriculum for Japanese Senior High Schools
ABSTRACT: Research in language-in-education policy and planning (LEP) rarely examines how language teachers negotiate official policy statements on teaching methodologies. In this study, I investigate the current upper secondary school foreign language...
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Implementing Indonesia's English Language Teaching Policy in Primary Schools: The Role of Teachers' Knowledge and Beliefs
ABSTRACT: Many studies have been conducted to investigate teachers' knowledge and beliefs and they confirmed that knowledge and beliefs are an influential factor in teachers' decision making in the classroom. However, little research has been undertaken...
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Integrating Pedagogy into Intercultural Teaching in a Vietnamese Setting: From Policy to the Classroom
ABSTRACT: Language education policy needs to be realised in the language classroom. For example, when a specific policy advocates the development of learners' competence in interacting with people from other cultures, classroom teaching practices and...
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The Construction of Language Value and Legitimacy in Aboriginal Primary School Classrooms in Taiwan
ABSTRACT: This study examines the means by which social actors at one largely Indigenous elementary school in Taiwan resolve the linguistic conflicts arising between official language policies and practical pedagogical practices. Special reference is...
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Vol. 9, No. 1, August

Situating E-Learning: Accelerating Precepts from the Past
ABSTRACT: E-learning entails a different cognitive performativity from class or textual teaching and learning. It is critiqued through three case studies from lecturers working digitally in different ways. The authors' various challenges in shifting...
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Supporting Young ESL Students from Disadvantaged Contexts in Their Engagement with Mathematics: Teachers' Pedagogical Challenges
ABSTRACT: Australian students from disadvantaged contexts who speak English as a second language (ESL) are at risk of being developmentally vulnerable when compared to their peers (Gonski et al., 2011). This article presents selected findings from a...
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Academic Experiences of International PhD Students in Australian Higher Education: From an EAP Program to a PhD Program
ABSTRACT: For the last few decades, Australia has played a pivotal role in the supply of quality education to international students and other educational industries associated with them. In the higher education sector, in particular, international PhD...
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Planning Lessons for Refugee-Background Students: Challenges and Strategies
ABSTRACT: This article examines the ways teachers plan lessons for English as an Additional Language (EAL) students from refugee backgrounds in secondary school transition programs. Based on a study of teachers working with students in three Victorian...
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Prototypical Content Development and Evaluation of the Cognitive English Vocabulary-Learning Program for Korean University Students
ABSTRACT: Many EFL learners seem to believe that they can come to grips with the problem of vocabulary learning with a 'hit-or-miss' approach. However, a growing number of recent research reports indicate that they need to learn a repertoire of vocabulary...
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Personalised Learning in the Open Classroom: The Mutuality of Teacher and Student Agency
ABSTRACT: In this paper we examine how agency is characterised by teachers and students when personalised learning is enacted in the contemporary open classroom. A case study is outlined that identifies teacher reasoning for practice, the use of physical...
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Professional Learning Communities Enhancing Teacher Experiences in International Schools
ABSTRACT: In international school contexts, schools that establish support networks for newly arrived staff tend to stand a better chance of retaining staff and creating a positive and successful work environment. The case study at the center of the...
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Computer Literacy of Iranian Teachers of English as a Foreign Language: Challenges and Obstacles
ABSTRACT: Basically, one of the requirements for the implementation of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers' ability to use computers effectively. Educational authorities and planners should identify...
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Disability and Study: Layers of Management
ABSTRACT: The findings of this paper are based on a 3-year study of students registered with disability services at an Australian, regional university between 2008 and 2010. The concept of self-management, in its various dimensions, was a key theme emerging...
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Vol. 7, No. 2, November

Implementing Proactive Maintenance Policies to Address Problems with Access to Technology at Korean Universities
Abstract: Internationally, numerous seminal studies (e.g., Becker, 1994; Cuban, 2001; Cuban, Kirkpatrick, & Peck, 2001; Dwyer, Ringstaff, & Sandholtz, 1990; Sheingold & Hadley, 1990; Zhao, Pugh, Sheldon, & Byers, 2002) have largely leftthe...
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Research-Based Design of a Medical Vocabulary Videogame
Abstract: This article discusses the research-based design choices and general rationale underpinning the creation of a video game called Medicina. This game is designed to broadly foster better language skills among international nursing students with...
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Intercultural Usability of Language Learning Websites
Abstract: Website usability can be defined as the ease of use of websites. General usability, pedagogical usability, technical usability and intercultural usability can be considered and examined for the understanding of the usability of language learning...
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Using a Blended Approach to Teach English for Academic Purposes: Malaysian Students' Perceptions of Redesigned Course Materials
ABSTRACT: English for Social Sciences is a compulsory course for all students of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Recently, the course has been redesigned and a new course book which includes an online component was introduced....
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The Development of a Learning Community in an E-Learning Environment
ABSTRACT: One of the practical problems posed by the increasing use of virtual learning environments (VLEs) and learning management systems (LMSs) is the need to create a cohesive learning community among students who access online courses. This article...
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Teacher Learning Via Communities of Practice: A Malaysian Case Study
ABSTRACT: This article features the extent of learning traced during the development of online communities of practice (CoPs) among a group of Smart School teachers in a partnership model designed to help them develop professionally through the use of...
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Vol. 7, No. 1, October

The Tyranny of Remoteness: Changing and Adapting Pedagogical Practices in Distance Education
Abstract: Distance education (DE) learning environments are considerably different to those of typical classrooms where students engage on a face-to-face basis with their teachers and peers. In remote settings these face-to-face opportunities are limited...
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'Fixing' Student Deficit in Contexts of Diversity: Another Cautionary Tale for Pre-Service Teacher Education
Abstract: This article presents one teacher's perspective on issues of student difference. 'Elissa's' account begins with her views as a pre-service teacher and continues through to her early career teaching. Elissa's overwhelming tendency to construct...
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Western Concepts, Chinese Context: A Note on Teaching Accounting Offshore
Abstract: Because they have taken the lead in providing transnational accounting programs in China, Australian universities have a corresponding responsibility to deliver programs of the highest quality. One of the challenges this poses for transnational...
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Valuing Students' Voices: Experiences of First Year Students at a New Campus
ABSTRACT: This paper examines first year, predominantly mature-aged students' perspectives as undergraduates at one of Australia's newest satellite campuses. Findings were captured through focus group interviews, and analysed using content analysis....
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Does Culture Intersect with Gender of the Child in Mothers' Guidance of Preschoolers' Puzzle Solving?
ABSTRACT: Adult guidance in socio-cultural contexts was found to promote the development of problem solving abilities in young children. In this context, I aimed to explore if mothers' guidance across cultural groups was varied by the gender of the child...
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Adapting Team-Based Learning to the Interpersonal Communication Class
Abstract: This paper proposes that team-based learning (TBL) methods can be adapted to achieve the learning outcomes of an interpersonal communication class. When studying interpersonal communication it is important for students to be able to apply the...
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ICT Driven Pedagogies and Its Impact on Learning Outcomes in High School Mathematics
Abstract: ICT (information and communication technology) creates numerous opportunities for teachers to re-think their pedagogies. In subjects like mathematics which draws upon abstract concepts, ICT creates such an opportunity. Instead of a mimetic...
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Rich Assessment in a First-Year, Teacher Education (Primary) Mathematics Education Subject
Abstract: This paper introduces a first-year teacher education (primary) subject 'working mathematically'. This subject demonstrates rich and cohesive learning and teaching episodes by linking practical and theoretical work to build a strong base for...
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Drawn into Mathematics: Applying Student Ideas about Learning
Abstract: The value of learner-centered pedagogy is now widely recognized, with various learning theories proposed to explain and justify curricula and teaching approaches in these programs. In this paper we seek to contribute to this literature on applied...
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Teaching and Assessment of Persuasive Writing: Juggling the Language Features and Grasping the Metalanguage
Abstract: Being able to write persuasively has always been important. This skill is central to a range of genres such as comparative analysis, editorial or discussion. It is argued to be the written genre that students will meet most frequently as they...
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Vol. 6, No. 3, December

Introduction
Articles in this general issue of the journal relate to the fostering of educational change in schools, student diversity and the importance of feedback in teaching and learning. They highlight the pedagogical synergies across different learning contexts...
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Working on Cooperative Learning: Challenges in Implementing a New Strategy
ABSTRACTThe development of teaching professional competencies is necessary if teachers are to cope with heterogeneous students. From an educational comparative perspective, the article explores the complex process of implementation of a new teaching...
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I Can See Clearly Now: Teacher Leaders Invoking Reaction
ABSTRACTA clear focus on capacity building is needed to sustain continuous school improvement and to manage change effectively. A recent research project conducted in schools that had adopted the IDEAS process for school revitalisation in an Australian...
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First Year Pre-Service Teachers' Views about Literacy: Exploring the Breadth and Depth of Their Pedagogical Needs
ABSTRACTThis study investigated first year pre-service teachers' self-reported views about literacy teaching and learning, and their own personal literacy and communication skills required for teaching English. It responds to the increasing pressure...
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A Multi-Sensory Approach to Enhancing Chinese Writing
ABSTRACTTo help students who have difficulty in creative writing, it is important to design pedagogy that suits their needs. This paper reports the design and evaluation of a pedagogical approach for average and lower-ability tertiary students. A multi-sensory...
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Using the Collaborative Strategic Reading Strategy to Improve Seventh Graders' Reading Comprehension in Arabic: A Pilot Study
ABSTRACTThis research investigates seventh grade Arabic-speaking background students' participation in a pilot study that used the collaborative strategic reading (CSR) strategy to improve their reading of Arabic. It responds to students' learning in...
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Criterion Referenced Assessment as a Form of Feedback: Student and Staff Perceptions in the Initial Stages of a New Law Degree
ABSTRACTCriterion referenced assessment (CRA) has become the preferred method of grading in higher education institutions in recent years. There has been a substantial amount of academic literature over recent years that has attempted to advocate, explain...
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A Study of the Washback Effects of the College English Test (Band 4) on Teaching and Learning English at Tertiary Level in China
ABSTRACTThis paper presents pilot research findings, applying quantitative and qualitative methods, on the effects of CET-4 upon English education at the tertiary level in China. The research uses questionnaires delivered to 35 teachers and 210 students...
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Teacher and Student Washback on Test Preparation Evidenced from Taiwan's English Certification Exit Requirements
ABSTRACTThis study explores the extent that a policy requiring university students in Taiwan to attain a minimal score from an approved list of EFL proficiency tests has resulted in test-driven instruction and changes in student study patterns. Data...
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Vol. 6, No. 2, August

Issues and Challenges for Contemporary Pedagogy
Articles in this issue respond to a variety of current topics in pedagogy and learning, spanning the full age range from early childhood mathematics education through the use of digital technologies in middle schooling, to English as a foreign language...
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Engaging Indigenous Children in Mathematical Learning in an Early Childhood Setting
ABSTRACTYoung children are capable of engaging with challenging mathematical concepts at an early age. A strong foundation in mathematics is a precursor to later achievement. Yet many early childhood teachers continue to remain fearful of mathematics...
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Does the Ownership Rest with Us? Global English and the Native Speaker Ideal among Japanese High School Students
ABSTRACTThis paper reports on an empirical study that examined the native speaker ideal among Japanese high school students by measuring their language attitudes in this respect. The paper provides two key findings. First, Japanese high school students...
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A Qualitative Study in Grammar Logs
ABSTRACTThis paper investigates the role of corrective feedback in the writing curriculum. The literature on corrective feedback is reviewed to reveal under what conditions students can most benefit from such activity. The study presented here involves...
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'Oh, Lord, Give [Me] Knowledge That Is Meaningful!' Overview of Knowledge and Education in the Peul Fuuta1 Community through Qur'anic Education
ABSTRACTEvidence shows that the argument that Africa was an illiterate continent before the arrival of the Europeans is a myth, ingeniously crafted by western European powers to justify their colonial agenda. Education based on Islamic Knowledge was...
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Classroom Pedagogies, Digital Literacies and the Home-School Digital Divide
ABSTRACTAs digital technologies continue to permeate aspects of everyday life, contributing to an increasingly multiliterate world, educators are working to include digital technologies into classroom practices. However, there is evidence that the digital...
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Educational Research by Association: AARE Presidential Addresses and the Field of Educational Research
Educational research by association: AARE presidential addresses and the field of educational research Trevor Gale and Bob Lingard (Eds) (2010) ISBN 978-94-6091-018-0 (hardback), ISBN 978-94-6091-0173-3 (paperback), ISBN 978- 94-6091-019-7 (e-book);...
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Vol. 5, No. 3, March

Guest Editor's Introduction to Special Theme Issue: Online Pedagogy in Practice
This special theme issue of the International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning provides an opportunity for several University of Southern Queensland (USQ) students to share their understandings of the practice of online pedagogy.The course 'Online...
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Barriers and Facilitators to the Adoption of Tools for Online Pedagogy
AbstractAs institutions and staff adopt new technologies to support online learning, a number of factors impacting the implementation and sustainability of these tools come into play. These include staff perceptions, cost effectiveness, type of support...
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Creating and Sustaining Online Learning Communities: Designing for Transformative Learning
AbstractLearning can be profoundly and personally transformative when it occurs within a community. Creating knowledge in learning communities can facilitate innovative solutions to increasingly complex problems in today's knowledge society. Designing...
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Creating and Sustaining Online Learning Communities: Designing Environments for Transformative Learning: Part II: Sustaining a Learning Community through Constructive Controversy
AbstractLearning can be profoundly and personally transformative when it occurs within a community. Creating knowledge in learning communities can facilitate innovative solutions to increasingly complex problems in today's knowledge society. Designing...
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Educational Wisdom of African Oral Literature: African Proverbs as Vehicles for Enhancing Critical Thinking Skills in Social Studies Education
AbstractPreparing children to function effectively as global citizens in today's complex and ethnically polarized nations and the world, will require students who think critically about the knowledge of the histories, experiences, and the cultural practices...
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Promoting and Supporting Authentic Online Conversations - Which Comes First - the Tools or Instructional Design?
AbstractThere are elements of instructional design which are fundamental to a higher education constructivist learning environment. These elements, embedded in a well-designed learning environment are necessary to promote academic discourse. The presence...
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Vol. 6, No. 1, 2010

Editors' Introduction
OverviewThis issue of the International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning presents seven peer reviewed research articles. These articles explore topics as varied as Indigenous and inclusive pedagogy, gender and language learning, principals' decision-making...
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Indigenous-Based Inclusive Pedagogy: The Art of Kapa Haka to Improve Educational Outcomes for Maori Students in Mainstream Secondary Schools in Aotearoa, New Zealand
AbstractKapa (in rows) haka (dance) is a contemporary performing art that mainstream secondary schools (i.e., High Schools Yr. 9-13) in Aotearoa, New Zealand are obligated to provide as a means of supporting the social and cultural wellbeing of M?ori...
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A Case Study of Isolated NESB Adult Migrant Women's Experience Learning English: A Sociocultural Approach to Decoding Household Texts
AbstractThis exploratory case study investigated a small group of non-English speaking background (NESB) female adult migrants' experiences with learning English. Each of the five participants had spent eight years or more living in Australia but did...
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Analytical/intuitive EFL Learners and Gender Effect
AbstractIn response to the developments made in language education through the shift of emphasis from teachers and teaching to learners and learning, increasingly, research has focused on language learners' styles and other characteristics. This paper...
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Encounters in Metaphors: Connecting the Bridgeheads of Teachers' Practical Knowledge and Professional Language
AbstractThe article discusses the possibility of bridging the gap between the personal and contextual practical knowledge of teachers on the one hand and presumptive generic teacher knowledge on the other. Within the framework of two research projects...
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Principals' Decision-Making as Correlates of Crisis Management in South-West Nigerian Secondary Schools
AbstractLeadership encompasses the qualities that a good leader should possess: initiating actions among people; guiding activities in a given direction; maintaining such activities; and unifying efforts towards a common goal. This study attempted to...
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Improving English Language and Computer Literacy Skills in an Adult Refugee Program
AbstractWith a focus on ways of improving English language and computer literacy skills of adult refugees in Australia, the study reported in this article examines the usefulness of a community program offered for five female Sudanese refugees who had...
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Transitioning toward Transdisciplinary Learning in a Multidisciplinary Environment
AbstractMultidisciplinary learning, interdisciplinary learning and transdisciplinary learning are often used with a similar meaning, but the misunderstanding of these terms may cause a failure of defining learner needs and developing high quality learning...
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Vol. 5, No. 2, December

Guest Editor's Introduction to Special Theme Issue: Working with CALL
IntroductionThis special theme issue publishes a set of refereed papers from APACALL (http://www.apacall.org/) and the GLoCALL 2008 Conference, which was held in Jakarta and Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from 7 to 12 November 2008. It discusses practical aspects...
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Integrating Internet Technology into the EFL Classroom: A Case Study
AbstractIn many Japanese universities, language instructors are facing challenges associated with low academic achievement among students, mainly caused by reduced competition among students at universities. Teaching at one such university, the author...
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Sustaining Internet-Based Collaborative Learning in Process-Oriented Writing Classes: Feasibility of an Action Research Approach
AbstractThis article attempts to verify the feasibility of action research (AR) to sustain online activities and gauge the effectiveness of an international collaborative online class designed to engage Asian students in practicing English as a foreign...
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Internet-Based Grammar Instruction in the ESL Classroom
AbstractWith the advent of the Internet, language teachers now have at their disposal various learning Websites with interactive contents that can be argued to offer certain advantages over conventional teaching methods. To investigate the validity of...
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Interactive Patterns in an English Audio-Video Speaking Class in CALL Environments
AbstractCollege English education in China has changed in both teaching objectives and practical approaches with the growing application of modern information technology. This article will discuss the application of interactive patterns in a student-centered...
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Using Cloze Generator to Make Cloze Exercises
AbstractTeachers can use cloze tests to help students develop proficiency in reading, vocabulary, grammar, and listening. Cloze Generator (CG), a software program developed by the authors, inserts blanks automatically in a text for each n-th word, for...
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Implementing Computer-Assisted Language Learning in the EFL Classroom: Teachers' Perceptions and Perspectives
AbstractThe aims of the study reported in this article are to investigate factors affecting English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers' use of computers in their classrooms and to find out EFL teachers' perceptions of computer-assisted language learning...
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Vol. 5, No. 1, July

Introduction to the International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning Special Issue on Language Testing
BackgroundAssessment is and should rightly be at the heart of any pedagogical activities to make them more accountable and explain the success or otherwise of the teaching/learning systems. Among the many roles of assessment is the determination of whether...
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Review of Diplomas De Español Como Lengua Extranjera (DELE)
AbstractThe present review looks into the purpose, historical background of the Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE) as well as its construct and content validity, reliability and limitations. The DELE are considered the most important tests...
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Redundant versus Consistent Stems in Multiple-Choice Vocabulary Tests and Their Effects on the Pre-University Students' Performance
AbstractThis research attempted to determine the effect of redundant and consistent stems in multiple-choice vocabulary tests on pre-university students' performance. To this purpose, a sample English language proficiency tests was administered to a...
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Are Teachers Teaching to the Test? A Case Study of the College English Test (CET) in China
AbstractThe College English Test (CET) in China is a high-stakes standardized test to assess college students' English ability. One frequent claim against this test is that teachers may teach to the test, which could narrow the curriculum and turn regular...
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Multimedia as a Test Method Facet in Oral Proficiency Tests
AbstractThis study examines the use and impact of digital video in developing and administering oral English proficiency tests. The study is part of a larger project whose purpose was to conceptualize, design, develop, trial, and validate a new multimedia...
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EFL Proficiency Level and Differences in Japanese Secondary School Students' Views on the Need for Pedagogical Change
AbstractThis research focuses on Japanese high school students' views about EFL pedagogy and investigates whether their views differ according to their English language proficiency level as measured by the STEP test and their teachers' pedagogical approach....
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Developing a Scoring Rubric for a Course-Specific Pair Work Telephoning Speaking Assessment Using Intuitive and Data-Based Methods
AbstractThis paper focuses on the process of developing a scoring rubric for pair work speaking assessments in context-specific environments. At the a priori stage of development, two types of telephoning task, namely (i) taking and leaving messages...
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Examining Washback in Second Language Education Contexts: A High Stakes Provincial Exam and the Teacher Factor in Classroom Practice in Quebec Secondary Schools
AbstractResearch has helped us understand that high stakes tests can have some sort of influence at the micro level on classroom practice and activity. To date, much variation has been reported. This paper discusses washback in second language (L2) education...
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Protocol Analysis in the Validation of Language Tests: Potential of the Method, State of the Evidence
AbstractThis paper is primarily a methodological consideration, which critically reviews the literature on using protocol analysis to understand cognitive processes that students engage in while writing language tests. For the purpose of synthesizing...
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Association of Domain-Specific Knowledge and Analytical Ability with Insight Problem Solving in Mathematics
AbstractIn this study, the author investigated how analytical mathematical ability and domain-specific mathematical knowledge were associated with insight problem solving in mathematics. Knowledge and analytical subtests of the Test of Three-Mathematical...
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Vol. 4, No. 5, December

Guest Editor's Introduction to Special Theme Issue: Part 2: Pedagogical Meanings Emerging in Practice
Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.(Anonymous)IntroductionThis is the second part of two issues of the International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning in 2008 both of which relate in a variety of ways to the theme of meanings emerging...
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Engaging Student Voice to Improve Pedagogy and Learning: An Exploration of Examples of Innovative Pedagogical Approaches for School Improvement
AbstractDrawing on some recent work in schools in the UK, this paper considers some evidence that suggests that involving students in dialogue about their own learning helps young people become better learners, and teachers improve their pedagogy.There...
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From Marginalisation to Transformation: How ICT(i) Is Being Used in ESL(ii) Learning Today
AbstractICT has been used in classrooms for more than two decades. Over this time, its use has changed, as has the technology itself. This article1 describes these changes and then reports on a series of research studies that have examined second language...
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The Use of Audio-Visual Media in the Teaching of Philosophy in Secondary Schools
AbstractThe purpose of this essay is to discuss how audio-visual media, in particular, films and podcasts, can be used in the teaching and learning of philosophy in secondary education. At its most fundamental level, philosophy involves careful, reflective...
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Transitions into Teaching for Career-Change Professionals
AbstractThis paper reports on a study that brings together two current issues in Australia. Firstly, the ongoing failure of information and communication technology (ICT) to bring about widespread pedagogical change, and secondly, the impact of record...
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When Do We Do the Macerena?: Habitus and Arts Learning in Primary Pre-Service Education Courses
AbstractArts education is an area that has undergone enormous change over the last two decades. The renewed understanding of the area declares that the arts is an academic area of study that requires learners to use creative and complex thinking, active...
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Exploring Alternative Pedagogical Terrain: Teaching and Learning in Art Museums
AbstractFor school-based education, museums provide important learning opportunities that potentially bridge the gap between the classroom and the world beyond, enabling education to fulfil its aim of preparing students for the opportunities, responsibilities...
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From Strength to Strength: An Educational Research Journey Using a Strengths Approach
AbstractLiterature on the use of The Strengths Approach1 (McCashen, 2005) in social services, notes that this approach has potential for education that is still to be recognised. In this discussion paper, I explore that potential by both examining the...
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A Case Study of Learning in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Japan: High School Students' English Proficiency Levels and Fostering Positive Cross-Cultural Attitudes
AbstractThis study reports on aspects of a larger study of over 600 Japanese high school students taken from ten schools in one prefecture and their attitudes towards learning English as a foreign language (Ingram, Kono, O'Neill & Sasaki, 2008)....
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Students, Staff and Academic Mobility in Higher Education
Review of Mike Byram and Fred Dervin (Eds.), Students, Staff and Academic Mobility in Higher Education (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, 2008)We need to acknowledge at the outset that one of the chapters in the edited book under review was co-written...
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