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Champlin, Matthew C. – Online Submission, 2019
This IPP combines a literature review and a materials development project. The literature review outlines and supports the approach taken throughout the curriculum and the materials that were developed. First, it lays out the nature of Turkish universities' ELPPs [English Language Preparatory Programs]; then, it deals with the basic philosophy of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Curriculum
Brown, Rachelle – Online Submission, 2016
Students have social and personal needs to fulfill and communicate these needs in different ways. This annotated bibliographic review examined communication studies to provide educators of diverse classrooms with ideas to build an environment that contributes to student well-being. Participants in the studies ranged in age, ability, and cultural…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication Research, Student Diversity, Student Needs
Borja, Chinebeth – Online Submission, 2016
This study was conducted at IRPC Technological College, Thailand. The objectives of this study were to investigate (1) The attitude of students towards English; (2) The attitude of students towards teaching English; (3) The competence level of their English. The participants were asked to answer and complete the survey questionnaires that would…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Lanin, Devon Malia – Online Submission, 2014
The advances in medicine today have created an emerging population of student-survivors, school-aged children living with and/or recovering from serious health conditions (Bauman, 2010). Each school day in the United States, 46 young people, or the equivalent of two classrooms of students, learn they have cancer (Cure Search National Childhood…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Special Needs Students, Cancer, Chronic Illness
Diallo, Abdoulaye – Online Submission, 2014
The growing numbers of ELLs (English language learners) makes the search for new effective and efficient instructional methods a priority. While several teaching methods and tools are used to help ELLs succeed in becoming proficient English speakers, technology has gained substantial attention due to the abundance of new technology tools, which…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, English Language Learners, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
Gant Bradley, Heather – Online Submission, 2014
Student-to-student bullying is still a current issue within elementary schools nationwide. Educators are often unaware, improperly trained and/or unwilling to help in student bullying incidences. Without training or willingness, teachers often are driven into silence and inaction, effectively putting the wellbeing of students at risk. The present…
Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Role
Grothe, Katherine – Online Submission, 2013
Student teaching is a critical step in the process of becoming a teacher. Since its development over the past few decades, student teaching has become a requirement to attain a teaching credential in all fifty of the United States. Unfortunately, the relationship between student teachers and master teachers is frequently wrought with tension. This…
Descriptors: Master Teachers, Student Teachers, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
VanValkenburg, Sara Elizabeth – Online Submission, 2013
In recent years, colleges and universities have made improvements in assisting students to transition to the university community during their first year on campus, but often times this support fades away once students move into their sophomore and junior years. Theories such as McMillan and Chavis (1986) Sense of Community show that students need…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Distance Education, Student Attitudes, Religious Education
Rosso, Ryan R. – Online Submission, 2011
First generation college-bound Latino students and their families are placed at a disadvantage in the college admissions process for a variety of reasons. Their cultural perspectives in relation to education and family combined with the increasingly widening gap between the working class and professional middle class has left many Latino families…
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Attainment, College Admission, Admission Criteria
Mansfield, Malinda; O'Leary, Erin; Webb, Shekeita – Online Submission, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine faculty and student perceptions of what factors are contributing to drop-out rates in a Northern Indiana higher educational facility and to study whether or not the drop-out prevention programs that are in place are effective. Survey links were sent out to all adjuncts and some full-time faculty at a local…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, School Holding Power, Dropout Prevention, Program Evaluation
Gertzog, Rachel – Online Submission, 2011
International students who mainstream into American colleges and universities face complex and varied linguistic, cultural and sociolinguistic challenges. Although the number of Turkish students enrolling in American institutions continues to increase, little research has focused on their academic experience from the perspective of the cultural…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sociolinguistics, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys
Dinçer, Ali – Online Submission, 2011
Many studies using Self-Determination Theory (SDT) as a theoretical platform have emphasized the importance of knowing students' motivational orientations in education, and stated that autonomy-supportive or controlling learning climates are significant to determine students' motivational resources, academic achievement, and classroom engagement.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Self Determination
Kafyulilo, Ayoub C. – Online Submission, 2010
This study investigated the ways through which pre-service science and mathematics teachers at Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) can acquire competencies for integrating technology pedagogy and content in teaching. Specifically the study investigated the preservice teachers' ICT integration competencies; practices that can be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Learning Activities, Action Research
Lamsis, Pablo H., Jr. – Online Submission, 2010
The study aimed to correlate the performance of Pohnpei Campus freshman students in the College of Micronesia-Federated States of Micronesia during the fall semester 2009 to students' socio-demographic characteristics, parents'/guardians' socio-demographic characteristics, and school characteristics. The Student Survey Questionnaire gathered data…
Descriptors: Health Services, Student Attitudes, Grade Point Average, Faculty Evaluation
Essam, Rasha – Online Submission, 2010
This study focuses on the effect of computer-aided vocabulary learning software called "ArabCAVL" on students' vocabulary acquisition. It was hypothesized that students who use the ArabCAVL software in blended learning environment will surpass students who use traditional vocabulary learning strategies in face-to-face learning…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Computer Software, Computer Assisted Instruction, Blended Learning
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