Xiangyun Du
Qatar University
Engineering managementHigher educationEngineeringSociologyMathematics educationPsychologyDanishPolitical scienceChinaPedagogyActive learningProject-based learningContext (language use)Task (project management)Problem-based learningExperiential learningProcess (engineering)CurriculumEngineering educationMedical educationEngineering ethicsKnowledge managementMedicine
207Publications
16H-index
1,322Citations
Publications 212
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#1Xiangyun Du (AAU: Aalborg University)H-Index: 16
#2Adrian Lundberg (Malmö University)H-Index: 3
Abstract null null To examine the long-term effects of pedagogical development, the study explored 56 Chinese university instructors’ viewpoints on their professional agency in implementing new pedagogical practices following a PBL program in Denmark. Q methodology was supplemented by a post-sorting survey and post-analysis interviews. An eight-factor solution emerged, indicating a high variation in participants’ subjective experiences of PBL implementation. Their perceived sources for agency en...
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#1Youmen Chaaban (Qatar University)H-Index: 6
#2Hessa Al-Thani (Qatar University)
Last. Xiangyun Du (AAU: Aalborg University)H-Index: 16
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Abstract null null Employing a narrative inquiry, the study explored the way nine teacher educators responded temporally to the emotionally-laden challenges faced during the disruption to education caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on their enactment of professional agency and renegotiation of their identities. Findings revealed seven conflicting themes located within personal, relational, and contextual spaces. Emotional experiences were further found to direct the dynamic forms of ...
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#1Xiangyun Du (Qatar University)H-Index: 16
#2Adrian Lundberg (Malmö University)H-Index: 3
Last. Alaa H. Hawari (Qatar University)H-Index: 17
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#1Xiangyun DuH-Index: 16
#2Khalid Kamal NajiH-Index: 6
AbstractThis study explores engineering students’ enactment of collective agency and perceptions of professional identity. Empirical data were drawn from observation and group interviews with 30 en...
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#1Mona M. Al-Kuwari (Khalifa University)H-Index: 1
#2Xiangyun Du (Qatar University)H-Index: 16
Last. Muammer Koç (Khalifa University)H-Index: 37
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Various studies show that sustainability and education are closely interdependent. Design and implementation of the right performance assessment for students’ skills acquisition and achievements is, therefore, critical for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This article presents an in-depth analysis of the Qatar education system (K-12 level), focusing on the current assessment approaches and remaining challenges that hinder the development and implementation of proper performanc...
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#1Youmen Chaaban (Qatar University)H-Index: 6
#2Rania Sawalhi (Qatar University)H-Index: 2
Last. Xiangyun Du (Qatar University)H-Index: 16
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The current study aimed to explore the way teacher leadership for professional learning was manifested during the disruption to education caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants were recruited from three public and three private schools in Qatar, and included a total of 12 primary teachers and six school principals. A phenomenological research design was employed using interviews for data collection. The analysis of the data revealed eleven themes distributed across the five principles of ...
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The study adopted a sequential mixed-methods approach to investigate student teachers’ learner agency in a teamwork setting at Qatar University. In the qualitative phase, a total of 10 student teachers enrolled in a course adopting a STEAM pedagogical approach participated in in-depth interviews. Qualitative analysis identified seven sources for practicing learner agency in teams. Using this data, the Learner Agency in Teamwork Settings survey was constructed. The survey was distributed to 108 s...
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#1Niels Erik Lyngdorf (AAU: Aalborg University)H-Index: 3
#2Youjin RuanH-Index: 3
Last. Anette Kolmos (AAU: Aalborg University)H-Index: 29
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#1Ayad M. Al-MoslihH-Index: 4
Last. Hiba BawadiH-Index: 22
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#1Youmen ChaabanH-Index: 6
#2Saba Qadhi (Qatar University)H-Index: 1
Last. Xiangyun Du (Qatar University)H-Index: 16
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This study was conducted during the transition to emergency online learning, imposed by the spread of a worldwide pandemic known as COVID-19 The study aimed to examine the factors that influenced student agency during this sudden transition to synchronous online learning in the College of Education at Qatar University By adopting a mixed methods research design, a total of 202 student teachers responded to a newly developed survey which explored four factors known to influence agency, and provid...
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