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Université de Fribourg

Effectiveness of an extracurricular program for struggling readers: A comparative study with parent tutors and volunteer tutors

Villiger, Caroline ; Hauri, Silke ; Tettenborn, Annette ; Hartmann, Erich ; Näpflin, Catherine ; Hugener, Isabelle ; Niggli, Alois

In: Learning and Instruction, 2019, vol. 60, p. 54-65

This study reviews the effectiveness of an extracurricular paired reading program to enhance the reading of struggling readers. For the first time, two program conditions are compared within one study: parent tutors and volunteer tutors. The program was implemented within a randomized controlled field trial; its effects on reading fluency and reading ability were investigated on a sample of 198...

Université de Fribourg

Les noms du jeu et du jouet en grec

Casevitz, Michel

In: Kentron, 2018, vol. 34, p. 51-60

The words for play and toy are largely derived from pais, the word for child, particularly the verbs paizô and paideuô. This derivation proves that children are meant to be taught. Other words, more etymologically obscure, designate play and fun: some are formed around the verb athurô, while other are derived from hepsiaomai. The three word families have ancient forms dating from the time of...

Université de Fribourg

Enhancing scientific communication skills: a real-world simulation in a tertiary-level life science class using e-learning technology in biomedical literature perception, reflective review writing on a clinical issue, and self and peer assessments

Eppler, Elisabeth ; Meyer, Jan ; Serowy, Steffen ; Link, Karl ; Pauk, Barbara ; Filgueira, Luis

In: Research in Science Education, 2018, p. -

This educational study aimed to explore the feasibility and acceptance of a literacy exercise adopted from the realworld of scientific publishing in a cell and tissue biology course. For that purpose, a tertiary-level multimodality science course, which integrated a blended learning faculty and student lectures, journal club, and wet laboratory sessions including a research project as well as...

Haute Ecole de Travail Social

Sanction ou punition, une posture professionnelle face aux écarts de comportement d’adolescent·e·s en difficulté

Coppolino, Andréa ; Devaud, Charlotte ; Jursich Praz, Sarah (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute Ecole de Travail Social, 2018.

L’éducation sociale est en constante évolution. Jusqu’au XXe siècle, cette dernière se référait à un modèle patriarcal, au sein duquel l’homme était considéré comme l’unique figure d’autorité envisageable. Dans les lieux d’enseignement, le châtiment corporel, la soumission des élèves et la punition étaient fréquemment employés par les maîtres. Parallèlement,...

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

Pareto-improving bequest taxation

Grossmann, Volker ; Poutvaara, Panu

In: International Tax and Public Finance, 2009, vol. 16, no. 5, p. 647-669