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ERIC Number: EJ846523
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0827-3383
Teachers' Knowledge and Skills in Phonological Awareness in United Arab Emirates
Tibi, Sana
International Journal of Special Education, v20 n1 p60-66 2005
The purpose of this study was to examine teachers' knowledge and skills in phonological awareness (PA). The sample included 145 teachers teaching first to 3rd grade elementary public schools in United Arab Emirates (UAE). A valid and reliable instrument was developed together the data. The instrument included to major sections; knowledge and skills. Each section included 18 items relevant to PA. Results of this study showed that teachers, unfortunately, are not prepared adequately in this important subject matter i.e. PA. In general, teachers demonstrated low levels of knowledge and skills in phonological skills regardless of their training and whether they teach regular or special needs students. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 1; Grade 2; Grade 3
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Arab Emirates
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A