• Do advisory sessions encourage independent learning? 

      Reinders, Hayo (Reflections, 2008)
      Many self-access centres, writing centres and individual teachers around the world offer tertiary students help with their (academic) writing by offering feedback on essays. Many students appear to use such services expecting ...
    • Do classroom textbooks encourage learner autonomy? 

      Reinders, Hayo; Balçikanli, Cem (Hacettepe Universitesi * Egitim Dergisi (Turkey), 2011)
      The development of learner autonomy is widely seen as beneficial in preparing students for lifelong learning. It is also recognised that most learners need explicit instruction in skills for independent learning. Classrooms ...
    • Documentary analysis hui : an emergent bricolage method for culturally responsive qualitative research 

      Cardno, Carol; Rosales-Anderson, N.; McDonald, M. (2017)
      This paper is about the adoption of a novel way of using documentary analysis in order to be culturally responsive in a research setting. It describes an original method, located in an actual empirical study in a wānanga, ...
    • Dressing up play: Rethinking play and playfulness from socio-cultural perspectives 

      Alcock, Sophie (2009)
      Play is complex, contradictory, and sometimes chaotic. It has been described in such contrary ways as: both work and fun, pleasurable, purposeful and also without purpose, intrinsically motivated, yet socially and biologically ...
    • EAP : imagining a new tertiary community 

      Malthus, Caroline; Widin, J. (Association for Academic Language and Learning, 2018-07-04)
      Through a case study of an English for Academic Purposes and academic readiness program in Lao PDR, this article explores how the particular needs of the students can be taken into account in the design and teaching ...
    • Earlier visual N1 latencies in expert video-game players: A temporal basis of enhanced visuospatial performance 

      Latham, Andrew J.; Patston, Lucy; Westermann, Christine; Kirk, Ian J.; Tippett, Lynette J. (Public Library of Science, 2013-09-18)
      Increasing behavioural evidence suggests that expert video game players (VGPs) show enhanced visual attention and visuospatial abilities, but what underlies these enhancements remains unclear. We administered the Poffenberger ...
    • Ecological counter-narratives of interdependent wellbeing 

      Ritchie, Jenny (University of Melbourne, 2011)
      This paper reports some insights garnered from a recent research project in Aotearoa (New Zealand) which explored possibilities for enacting ecological sustainability within early childhood education. The project was ...
    • Educational middle change leaders in New Zealand: The meat in the sandwich 

      Marshall, Steven (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2012-06)
      This article reports findings from a larger study into the role of middle leaders of change in New Zealand Higher Education. The study discusses the perceptions of being in the ‘middle’ and how change leaders reconcile ...
    • Effective spelling strategies for students with dyslexia in Hong Kong secondary schools 

      Chan, N.W.Y.; Zhang, Kaili Chen (2014)
      This study examines the effectiveness of five spelling strategies used to teach junior secondary school students with dyslexia. Participants were 30 secondary school teachers in Hong Kong. The teachers commented on five ...
    • The effects of aural input enhancement on L2 acquisition 

      Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Meiyoung (University of Hawai‘i, National Foreign Language Resource Center., 2013-07)
      Input enhancement involves attempts to direct the learner’s attention to specific linguistic forms in target language input (Sharwood Smith, 1993). One way to do this is by manipulating the input in order to attract learners’ ...
    • The effects of implicit and explicit instructions on acquisition of two English grammatical structures 

      Reinders, Hayo (2008)
      The use of tasks is often seen as a means for preparing learners for real-life communication, a way of providing learners with opportunities to practise meaningful communication and to acquire implicit knowledge. “It ...
    • Encouraging autonomy with an online language support system 

      Reinders, Hayo (Asia-Pacific Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning, 2010-02)
      In this article we describe the results of a small study into the implementation of a new institutional language support system in an academic English class at a Thai University. The system was designed to encourage ...
    • Encouraging proofreading and revision 

      Reinders, Hayo (National University of Singapore, 2010-01-11)
      Recent years have seen a lot of interest in learner autonomy. Although many teachers can see the value of encouraging in learners more awareness of the learning process, and the ability to make decisions about their learning ...
    • Engaging children with educational content via gamification 

      Nand, Kalpana; Baghaei, Nilufar; Casey, John; Barmada, Bashar; Mehdipour, F.; Liang, H-N. (Springer Open, 2019-07-18)
      Gamification is the application of game mechanisms in non-gaming environments with the objective of enhancing user experience. In this paper, we investigate the effectiveness of gamification in an educational context, i.e. ...
    • Engaging Pacific In the mainstream 

      Aumua, Linda; Tominiko, Falaniko (Australian & New Zealand Student Services Association, 2016-04)
      This paper is part of a presentation at the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association (ANZSSA) Conference held in Hobart, Australia, 7th-9th December 2015, entitled ‘Engaging Pacific in the Mainstream’. It ...
    • Enhancing informal language learning with mobile technology : does it work? 

      Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Min Young (University of Central Lancashire * School of Languages and International Studies, 2011-10-10)
      There are many theories that attempt to explain second language acquisition processes and factors determining success or failure. Despite a lack of general agreement between proponents of these theories, research has ...
    • Enhancing local identity through fostering research-based education in architecture 

      Jadresin-Milic, Renata; Nikezic, A. (Association of Architectural Educators, 2017-09)
      This paper emerged from the strong belief in the importance of research-based education for enhancing local identity in modern architectural practice and education of young architects today. It proposes an alternative ...
    • Enhancing students' tertiary blended learning experience through embedding digital information literacy 

      Schwenger, Bettina (2016-01)
      This article argues that integrating practices of digital information literacy can support a learner-centred, developmental blended learning experience. It considers the consequences of blended learning delivery for teachers ...
    • Entry-level tertiary student perceptions of challenges when using a wiki : trust and peer teaching 

      Hammond, Kay; Powell, Catherine (Unitec ePress, 2017-09-07)
      Wikis are widely used in blended learning educational settings with varying degrees of success. Scholarly attention increasingly regards student perceptions and experiences of using wikis as part of ongoing development. ...
    • Essential advising to underpin effective language learning and teaching 

      Hobbs, Moira; Dofs, Kerstin (Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), Chiba, Japan, 2015-03)
      This paper is aimed at managers, teachers and advisors who are involved with language learner advising. It will first give a historic background to autonomy and advising (Benson & Voller, 1997; Crabbe, 1993; Holec, 1981) ...