Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 16 Issue 1 , Open Access


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Using Turnitin to help students understand plagiarism

Angela Unger Waigand

The use of plagiarism detection software such as Turnitin or SafeAssign has become common in higher education. While frequently used to catch plagiarism, some institutions have…


iPads in the classroom: teachers’ perspectives post-implementation

Rob Miles

This small-scale qualitative case study aimed to investigate English language teachers’ perceptions of the impact of iPads in classrooms in ideal, actual and realistic terms. The…


One-to-one tutoring and mathematics students’ achievement in the United Arab Emirates

Barry J. Fraser, Abeer A. Hasan

In this study in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), we investigated college students’ perceptions of their past experience of receiving one-to-one tutoring support in mathematics…


The role of metacognitive strategy training in fostering vocabulary acquisition

Ali Asghar Ghasemi, Hooshang Yazdani, Mohammad Amin Mozaheb

This study explores whether metacognitive strategy training can influence the lexical knowledge of L2 learners of the present study, and what they think about the use of…


The effectiveness of Hymes’ ethnography of communication model in teaching English learners reading comprehension

Parisa Farrokh

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a discoursal approach on Iranian intermediate EFL learners’ reading comprehension ability. A Quick Placement Test (QPT) was…

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