Tag: Learning Experiences/Student Learning & Learner Diversity


Is There Still a Gender Myth: Science Fields for Boys and Humanities for Girls?

MEXT, Japan (2006 and 2016) reported the numbers of university students’ enrollments. In the area of Electric Communication Engineering, particular, it is almost 16 times differences in 2006 between men (132,404) and women (8152). It is almost 10 times difference between men (103,476) and women (9546) in 2016. The authors of this study, however, believe


Transiting to Student-Centered Learning in Kazakhstan: Undergraduate Student Experiences

Karaganda State Medical University has been transiting and practicing active methods of teaching and learning since 2011. Faculty members are encouraged to lead their courses by diverse activities to increase students’ learning. However, there is limited evidence regarding the extent of faculty members who evaluate their own courses. In this light, this paper aims to


Exploring Singaporean Children’s Chinese Word Learning Experience

Learners’ word learning experience and learning needs are valuable indicators for learning resource developers. This article introduces a study on exploring Singaporean children’s Chinese word learning experience and learning needs after school. Through the analyses of learners’ needs in Chinese word learning, we seek solutions for developing a digital Chinese word resource that better suit


Implementing Pair Work for Using Smartphones in University Liberal Arts Education

There has been a marked decline in students’ motivation in liberal arts courses at Japanese universities. Therefore, research and experimental classes focused on active learning are being conducted as a countermeasure. However, a majority of the practical teaching techniques imitate active learning methods used in the U.S., a country with advanced active learning whose citizens


21st Century Learning: Developing Critical Thinking and Communication Skills in the English Language Classroom

Rightfully, a crucial 21st century skill, ‘critical thinking’ has become the buzzword in foreign language education worldwide. Whilst many approaches can be adopted to encourage language learners to become ‘critical thinkers’, this presentation will describe a discussion-based approach that helps students develop critical thinking skills. While emphasizing the importance of being able to articulate their


Using Project Based Learning in Statistics Course to Develop the Statistical Literacy for College Students

Using project based learning in the course of Statistics for Career to develop the statistical literacy was conducted with the group of students from Pattani vocational college and Pattani fisheries college who enrolled the course as a core subject in the first semester of academic year 2017. The course composed of theories with practices section