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Kirkiç, Kamil Arif – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
There is no special university entrance exam for gifted students in Turkey. Their only option is to complete the standard university entrance exam at the end of their final year in high school. This system of entrance exams does not benefit gifted students. Other universities around the world support such students in the following two ways:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Placement, Academically Gifted, Higher Education
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Shu, Zhiding – Educational Planning, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate Chinese teachers' perceptions on school and family collaboration. This is a descriptive study with mainly a quantitative approach to solicit the perceptions of seventy-five Chinese teachers toward collaborative effort between the school and the family. The findings of this study clearly indicated that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation
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Wang, Lihong; Byram, Michael – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
Internationalisation in higher education is now a worldwide phenomenon but there is little attention paid to internationalisation at doctoral level, although this phenomenon has grown exponentially in recent years. This study focuses on a university in China to examine how international doctoral students and their supervisors perceive supervision…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Doctoral Students, Supervision, Foreign Countries
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Dervin, Fred; Simpson, Ashley – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
This article examines a scholar's discourses related to edu-business in the context of Sino-Finnish edu-business. Based on a critical approach to interculturality, and the decade-long critiques of culturalism, a case study serves as an illustration of the use of the concept of culture by a scholar from Finland to retail Finnish education in China.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Ethics, Higher Education
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Allen, Ryan M. – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
While academics and university administrators often criticize rankings, league tables have become important tools for student decision-making, especially in the Chinese sector. Yet, research has not fully explored how students in China have engaged with both global and local rankings, as most studies have focused on one setting or the other.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Knowledge Level, Reputation
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Yang, Huiyu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
The relevant studies using a cross sectional view of speech organs supplemented with visuospatial cues and verbal text to explore EFL learners' learning effectiveness and behavior through mobile devices when learning English phonetics are scarce. This study was attempted to investigate whether the presence of visuospatial cues can benefit EFL…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Handheld Devices
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Bryant, Darren A.; Rao, Chunping – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the influence of teacher leadership on the enactment of educational reforms in southeastern China. It considers how the work of middle and teacher leaders in schools is structured to support reform enactment at the school level. Design/methodology/approach: The research was conducted in three case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Influence
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Li, Tao; Zhou, Yisu – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
Pay-for-grades programs aim to incentivize families and students to engage in specified behaviors given financial remittance. In addition to doubts over its effectiveness, educators worry that monetary incentives could skew student learning motivation and lead to academic cheating. Using a randomized control trial in 11 Chinese primary schools, we…
Descriptors: Cheating, Elementary School Students, Incentives, Rewards
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Liu, Peng; Wang, Xiaoyang; Liang, Xiaomeng – Frontiers of Education in China, 2019
This article explores the Chinese literature on Chinese higher educational leadership in order to contribute to the international literature generally and facilitate Chinese higher education leadership research in particular. The seven themes identified in this literature are: the president accountability system led by the Communist Party of China…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Presidents, Accountability, College Administration
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Yuan, Chenjie; González-Fuente, Santiago; Baills, Florence; Prieto, Pilar – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2019
Recent studies on the learning of L2 prosody have suggested that pitch gestures can enhance the learning of the L2 lexical tones. Yet it remains unclear whether the use of these gestures can aid the learning of L2 intonation, especially by tonal-language speakers. Sixty-four Mandarin speakers with basic-level Spanish were asked to learn three…
Descriptors: Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Liu, Huan; Brantmeier, Cindy; Strube, Michael – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2019
Recent research on the relationship between reading and writing in foreign language (FL) context is limited. However, an examination of the issue is critical for FL literacy curriculum design. The present study, contextualized in an English as a foreign language (EFL) test preparation program in China, explores the reading-writing relationship by…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Writing Relationship
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Zhang, Zhiying; Webb, Stuart – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2019
This study investigated the effects of reading bilingual books on vocabulary learning. Eighty-two Chinese English as a foreign language (EFL) learners read different versions of the same text: English-only text, English text with target words glossed, English text followed by the Chinese text, and Chinese text followed by the English text. A…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Books, Reading Materials, Vocabulary Development
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Zhang, Wei – Education 3-13, 2019
This paper considers the effectiveness of leadership development (LD) processes in relation to school leaders' needs within an eastern Chinese District Education Bureau (DEB). The analysis is based on Chinese and English sources relating to LD, documentary analysis of DEB initiatives and interviews with ten school leaders from two schools. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Training, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Qualities
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Guo, Guihang; Jin, Haimei – Higher Education Studies, 2019
After thirty years of rapid development, China has become the second largest economy in the world. In order to strengthen economic cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road and assume more responsibilities as a major power, China has put forward the Belt and Road Initiative, which puts great pressure on the demand for Business English…
Descriptors: Business English, Talent Development, Models, Foreign Countries
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Liu, Sisi; Wang, Li-Chih; Liu, Duo – Journal of Research in Reading, 2019
Background: There is emerging evidence that individuals with developmental dyslexia show deficits in visual-spatial attention. This study focused on visual searches and examined whether visual search deficits would be found in Chinese children with dyslexia. More importantly, we examined the associations between dyslexia and distinct types of…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Intelligence Quotient, Comparative Analysis, Nonverbal Ability
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