Essays about: "Adult learning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 essays containing the words Adult learning.

  1. 1. Fill-in-the-Blank or Write an Original Sentence : A Comparison of Practice Materials for Vocabulary Retention

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : John Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : Vocabulary Acquisition and Retention; Practice Materials; Adult EFL Learners; Fill-in-the-Blank;

    Abstract : Despite extensive research, a “best method” for teaching vocabulary has not been identified. The present study investigates the efficacy of two different practice materials for vocabulary retention, a fill-in-the-blank exercise and an original sentence writing exercise, from the hypothesis that a fill-in-the-blank exercise will be superior in terms of vocabulary retention on an immediate posttest. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transcriptional changes in stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes during extended cell cultures

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Michel Jonathan Speh; [2020]
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    Abstract : The recent advancement in the field of stem cell research gave rise to high expectations from both general and scientific audiences, and indeed, stem cells and stem cell-derived cells have an enormous potential to forward the fields of medical research and regenerative medicine. Nevertheless, there are still many obstacles and limitations associated with stem cell technology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language requirements for Swedish citizenship : Adult language learners' attitudes towards the Swedish language test for immigrants

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för tvåspråkighetsforskning

    Author : Fredrik Johnsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Language tests; attitudes; investment; ideologies; capital; identity; participatory parity; linguistic citizenship.;

    Abstract : In line with the global trend of increased language requirements for naturalization, the Swedish government decided in 2019 to introduce a language test for citizenship. Drawing on Norton Peirce’s (1995) notion of investment and Fraser’s (2000) definition of participatory parity, this study investigates adult second language learners’ attitudes towards the test and analyzes how investment in language learning and perception of possibilities for participatory parity influence their views. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of training material for a process analysis tool in the paper industry

    University essay from KTH/Lärande

    Author : Sara Kristoffersson; [2020]
    Keywords : training material; e-learning; adult learning; self-directed learning; cognitive learning; process analysis tool; utbildningsmaterial; e-lärande; vuxnas lärande; självstyrt lärande; kognitivt lärande; processanalysverktyg;

    Abstract : Paperboard is accessible for everyone, such as packaging for provisions or beauty products. Paperboard consists of several layers of pulp and has different types of qualities depending on the material’s area of use. READ MORE

  5. 5. The impact of age when learning English as a second language in the early school years

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Mikaela Linder; Sofie Sjögren; [2020]
    Keywords : Acquisition; L1; L2; Second Language; Learning Outcomes; Language Development; Language Learning; Evidence.;

    Abstract : Denna studie undersöker om tidig ålder anses vara den framgångsrika faktorn för hur man lyckas utveckla ett andraspråk. Enligt Muñoz (2008) hävdar hon att andraspråksutveckling främst beror på barnets biologiska mognadsprocess, hjärnutveckling, talförmåga och hörsel. READ MORE