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Tunc-Aksan, Aygul; Akbay, Sinem Evin – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In this study it is aimed to analyze the smartphone addiction, fear of missing out (FoMO), and perceived social and academic competence that predict social media addiction on high school students. Study group consists of 296 (136 females and 160 males) high school students studying in Anatolian High Schools and Vocational High School in Mersin…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Addictive Behavior, Social Media
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Bozbayindir, Fatih; Alev, Sedat – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between the general self-efficacy perceptions of teachers and their political skill levels. The relational screening model method was used for this study. Data was collected from 358 teachers serving at primary and secondary schools in the city of Gaziantep in the 2017-2018 academic year.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Kasapoglu, Koray; Didin, Melek – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2019
This study aims to investigate the relationship between pre-service pre-school teachers' life skills and psychological well-being and to determine whether or not various variables related to pre-service pre-school teachers (gender, age, grade level, type of instruction, cumulated grade point average, status of taking course about life skills) and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers
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van der Walt, Johannes L. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
The study reported in this paper centred on the question whether the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 had any effect on the status of religion / religious education in South Africa. Although South Africa is geographically far removed from Eastern Europe, the socio-political situation in South Africa was deeply affected by the fall of the Wall,…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Social Change, European History
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Mfum-Mensah, Obed – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
Beginning in the nineteenth century, a plethora of western Christian and secular philanthropies introduced "top-down" philanthropic initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa to promote education and "development". There seems to be a complex link between the agendas of international philanthropies and their home governments' broader…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Philanthropic Foundations, Educational Development, Social Stratification
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Karaman, Pinar; Demirci, Ibrahim; Özdemir, Atilla – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
This study examines the structural relationship among motivation, deep learning approach, and academic achievement of middle school students in Turkey. Participants were 746 seventh grade and eighth grade students enrolled in public middle schools in Sinop and Ankara, Turkey. Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire, Study Process…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Middle School Students
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Cardoso, Walcir – Research-publishing.net, 2018
The study explored the pedagogical use of Text-To-Speech (TTS) synthesizers by comparing two groups of students learning the pronunciations associated with Regular Past Tense (RPT) marking in English (e.g. talk[t], clean[d], want[id]). While one group received TTS-based instruction, the other was taught RPT with teacher assistance. Our findings…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Morphemes
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Fondo, Marta; Jacobetty, Pedro; Erdocia, Iker – Research-publishing.net, 2018
Videoconferences are a perfect scenario for autonomous Foreign Language (FL) and intercultural speaking practices. However, it is also a threatening context as learners communicate in an FL, often with a stranger and about personal information and experiences. That may lead to increase Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA) among participants, affecting…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Fondo, Marta; Erdocia, Iker – Research-publishing.net, 2018
The emergence of videoconferencing tools in the 1990s provided language learners with opportunities to carry out speaking practice anytime and anywhere. However, the presence of Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA) in this interactional setting can hinder such ubiquitous benefits as FLA inhibits learning and communication in the Foreign Language (FL)…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Alagözlü, Nuray – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
Vocabulary researchers generally point out three strategies that learners apply in order to find out the meanings of unknown words on their own (Graves, 2006; 2007). The use of context, word parts, reference materials ((e.g. dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses, both print and online) in-text definition/explanations, synonyms, examples,…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Reference Materials, Vocabulary Skills, Prediction
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Logan, Jessica; Jiang, Hui; Yeomans-Maldonado, Gloria – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
In education research, conceptual models are becoming more complex and more challenging to fit. In response, many researchers have turned to multi-step model fitting processes; first fitting confirmatory factor analyses (CFA) to their data, then extracting the latent factor scores; converting them to observed variables to use in additional…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Sample Size, Correlation, Statistical Bias
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Angelovska, Tanja – Language Awareness, 2018
This study is concerned with finding out how L3 (third language) learners recognize and make conscious use of cross-linguistic similarities and differences and whether their metalinguistic reflections are in correlation with their proficiency. Written text productions of thirteen L3 learners of English, aged 20-25, at different L3 levels (A2, B1,…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Correlation, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Castellanos, Jennifer – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
Within college, students deal with a multitude of stressors. More than 19 million students are enrolled in college in the United States (US Census, 2015). College stress has been linked to negatively affecting a student's life in a variety of ways causing burnout syndrome, a prevalent issue concerning students within higher education. Burnout…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, College Students, Stress Variables, Burnout
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Babalola, Shade – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
This paper aims to examine the current inequalities within Nigeria's education system with a brief focus on Lagos, Ondo State and Ogun State. It will also examine how the current system is funded and will consider the percentage of GDP the government spends on education in Nigeria in comparison to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. In addition…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Educational Finance, Government Role
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Stankovska, Gordana; Dimitrovski, Dimitar; Angelkoska, Slagana; Ibraimi, Zebide; Uka, Valbona – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
In today's highly competitive world, students face various academic problems including exam stress, anxiety during the test, problems with homework assignments, expectations about academic success or inability to understand the subjects. Rapid changes in the education sector gave rise to stern testing procedures for evaluating students' knowledge.…
Descriptors: College Students, Stress Variables, Test Anxiety, Emotional Intelligence
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