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Kabooha, Raniah; Elyas, Tariq – English Language Teaching, 2018
The present study sought to examine the improvement in vocabulary comprehension and retention of Saudi English as foreign language female students at King Abdul Aziz University as a result of integrating YouTube in their reading classes. The study also investigated the perceptions of both students as well as teachers towards the inclusion of…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Multimedia Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Haque, Mohammad Imdadul; Rao, Munagala Madhu Sudhan – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
Teaching is a multi-dimensional activity with a lot of societal obligations. This study identifies some of the important aspects namely Curriculum, Teaching Aids, Teaching strategies, and Testing Strategies. Further, it explores the difference in these four aspects with reference to satisfaction of teachers, teachers' experience and across…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, College Curriculum
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Obeid, Rana – English Language Teaching, 2017
This small scale, quantitatively based, research study aimed at exploring one of the most debated areas in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL); and that is, the perceptions and attitudes of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers as well as EFL learners at an English Language Institute (ELI) at a major…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Evaluation
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Al-Amir, Bayan Al-Hashemi – English Language Teaching, 2017
In the literature of second language teaching and learning, the use of students' first language (L1) has been an issue of debate for many years. Despite the changing state of teaching and learning aspects over the years, the belief that L1 should not be used in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classrooms has stood the test of time.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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AlTameemy, Farooq – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2017
Mobile phones have become so ubiquitous that they turned into an important part of our life. According to Parsons, mobile subscriptions exceed 6 billion subscriptions globally. Similarly, Ipsos and Verizon (as cited in Tan & El-Bendary) found out that adopting mobile phones with smart technologies has increased fast which also coincided with a…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Alturki, Uthman T.; Aldraiweesh, Ahmed; Kinshuck – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2016
King Saud University is in the process of adopting and implementing the interactive Blackboard Learning Management Systems (LMSs) with features that allow members of staff and teachers from different faculties to access, upload assignments, send quizzes, download content, and evaluate the academic progress of the members of faculty. However, many…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Electronic Learning, Computer Software, College Faculty
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Alodail, Abdullah – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2016
E-learning is defined as an element of the combining theories of adult education and permanent learning. Teachers have to accept the use of E-learning in the classroom as a new tool to assist students' learning (Bahhouth & Bahhouth, 2011). The purpose of this study was to explore male and female instructors' attitudes toward the use of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Alghanmi, Bayan; Shukri, Nadia – English Language Teaching, 2016
Teacher cognition (Borg, 2015) of grammar instruction is a relatively new phenomenon that has yet to be explored in the Saudi context. While many studies have focused on the teaching of grammar in general (Ellis, 2006; Corzo, 2013; Braine, 2014), further research needs to be done - particularly when it comes to understanding teachers' beliefs of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Grammar, Teaching Methods
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Alzeban, Abdulaziz – Journal of International Education in Business, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the challenges faced by accounting educators in their attempts to incorporate IFRS materials in their teaching and explores the impact of various factors (instructor's attitude, size of accounting department, teaching load, type of institution, teaching experience and teaching materials) on the time spent on…
Descriptors: Accounting, Institutional Characteristics, Questionnaires, College Faculty
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Tawalbeh, Tha'er Issa; AlAsmari, AbdulRahman Awad – Higher Education Studies, 2015
The present paper aims to examine the instructors' perceptions of learner-centered instruction and possible barriers to implementing this instructional method in teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at the university level in the Saudi Arabian context. To do this, four questions were posed. The first question investigates instructors'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Student Centered Curriculum