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Climbing Grammar Mountain: An Interactive Learning Experience
(United States Department of State, 2005)
This article describes a grammar game that is an enjoyable way for students to correct sentences. In Climbing Grammar Mountain, best suited for secondary and university students, learners compete in teams to "climb" a game ...
Helping students take control of their learning through the use of focused weekly review sheets
This paper reports on work done with students enrolled in a Level 4 Certificate of Attainment in English (CAEL) class at the University of Waikato Language Institute in Auckland. The original purpose was to help raise the ...
Indigested in the Scenes: Hamlet's Dramatic Theory and Ours
(Modern Language Association, 2018-01)
Investigating the inclusion of online discussions to enhance students' learning in general education undergraduate classes
(Asociación Europea para la Enseñanza de Idiomas Asistida por Ordenador = European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2010-03)
Discussion of class material has many educational benefits. In today's modern computerized society, these discussions no longer need to be confined to the classroom setting. This paper discusses students' reactions to the ...
Emerging Pedagogies in the Middle East: Enhancing Student Autonomy Using Weblogs (Blogs)
(The University of Buckingham Press, 2008)
Students in the Middle East have typically been taught English following traditional, rote learning methods. There has been little time, or little room, within the set curriculum for teachers to enrich their students’ ...
Faculty use of the course management system (CMS) iLearn at the American University of Sharjah
(Zayed University Press, 2013)
That course management systems (CMS) are relevant to higher education is beyond question. Tertiary institutions invest significant resources in developing CMS and promoting their use by faculty members. Considerable research ...
Women, Gender, and Women's Fiction: the United States
Arab and Arab American women writers today are embedded in a political, social, and ethical complex that, whether explicitly or not, affects their writing. Using the metaphor of invisibility to describe the state of their ...
Complex anaphora with this: variation between three written argumentative genres
(Edinburgh University Press, 2017)
The concept of complex anaphora - ‘nominal expressions referring to propositionally structured referents’ (Consten et al., 2007) - makes a useful distinction between a text-structuring function, one important to argumentative ...