Attention as a Source of Variation in SLA

Learner differences in the field of  could be studied from different perspectives. The reason lies in the fact that each individual is unique considering cognitive, affective and socio-cultural factors. One of the considerations in the field of individual differences is the role of attention and its different degrees in the

The Interplay among EFL Teachers´ Teaching Experience, Critical Thinking, and Classroom Management

The purpose of this study is to seek the possible relationship between the classroom management, critical thinking, and years of teaching experience of Iranian EFL teachers. A total of 85 teachers (50 female and 35 male) ranging in age from 20 to 38 and varied in their ELT experience from

Could Neuroenhancement be an Ethical Approach in Social Practice?

Neuroethics is an interdisciplinary field of research aimed at understanding the consciousness and the mind through the relationship between it and the brain’s physical support. Among other things, the ethical perspective refers to the acceptability of the practices used to modify human behavior through interventions on the nervous system. Neuroethics

Prototyping 3D Virtual Learning Environments with X3D-based Content and Visualization Tools

Over the last decade, learning settings on SecondLife or OpenSimulator 3D online platforms are employed as a distance service by virtualizing educational spaces or even an entire university campus. To immerse and engage the learners in a 3D space, architectural and ambient objects need to be designed, besides the transfer

Perceptions of Romanian Students on Uses and Value of Educational Resources Shared via ICT . Case Study: Politehnica University Timisoara

In the technology-dense environment of the “Millennial generation”, the use of ICT for educational purposes is ineviTable. Students use multiple devices for communicating with peers and professors, for interaction with institutions, retrieve content, propose topics, and inquire for information at a pace and in a volume, that can be overwhelming

Systematic Review of Technology-Based Psychoeducational Interventions for Language Disorders

The objective of the study is to examine interactive psychoeducational intervention technologies for language disorders. There were selected and analyzed studies centered on using interactive technologies in speech therapy published between 2007 and 2017. A total of 32 studies met the selection criteria. The analysis revealed a different rank regarding

Synergy Between Formal and Non-Formal Learning Approaches in Teaching at University

Education is at the heart of sustainable development and is the key to the professional success of young people. In modern living conditions, the student needs a wide range of key competences to adapt successfully to the rapidly changing environment, and the rapid pace of development necessitates innovative approaches to

Analysis and Evaluation of the Implementation Level of the Smart City Concept in Selected Polish Cities

The approach of Smart City is getting more and more important for both academics and policy makers. Despite this, there is still confusion on what a Smart City is and several similar terms are often used interchangeably. This paper aims at clarifying the meaning of the word “smart” in the

Re-Shaping Education: Role of Internet Resources in Increasing the Efficiency of the Educational Process

Today’s lifestyle puts an increasing accent on internet resources. In order to increase its efficiency, the educational process should also include internet resources. This work presents different internet resources (online courses and tutorials, social media, online games) and analyses their efficiency in training students. Simina Maris, Stefan Alfred Maris, Luisa