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Mehrpour, Saeed; Moghaddam, Meisam – Online Submission, 2018
As part of a larger scale research on teachers' beliefs and practices, the present study examined the categories of pedagogical beliefs of novice and experienced EFL teachers (gleaned from the administration of 'Importance of Pedagogical Knowledge Scale' (IPKS)) and their verbal reports through semi structured interviews and stimulated recall, and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
Bahadir, Elif – Online Submission, 2017
Developments in mathematics education tend to emphasize mathematics teaching with the help of activities that will allow the students to create these concepts rather than to make them memorize mathematical rules. The purpose of this study is to analyze the applicability of the application of multiplication with fingers developed by the researcher.…
Descriptors: Multiplication, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Visualization
Panthi, Ram Krishna; Luitel, Bal Chandra; Belbase, Shashidhar – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore mathematics teachers' perception of social justice in mathematics classrooms. We applied interpretive qualitative method for data collection, analysis, and interpretation through iterative process. We administered in-depth semi-structured interviews to capture the perceptions of three mathematics teachers…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Social Justice, Semi Structured Interviews
Tavsanli, Omer Faruk; Bulunuz, Mizrap – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of a first grade student's writing at home, school, and university program on her written expression skills. In the research, all the student's writing was on subjects that she was interested in or ones she chose to write about from her lived experiences or familiar events. A case study method was…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Grade 1, Emergent Literacy, Family Programs
Yeganehpour, Parisa – Online Submission, 2017
These days focus of interest in English learning changes to productive skills, in Turkey. This research study assesses the teachers' point of view about using ice-breakers for adult Turkish EFL learners in upper-intermediate level. It also anticipates finding valuable information with applying ice-breaker activities as a useful teaching policy…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
Tabancali, Erkan – Online Submission, 2017
Correct determination of whether or not the objectives are achieved or of the level of achievement of the objectives is vital in educational organizations. In this context, one of the indicators of how teachers serve the organizational objectives is performance evaluation. In Turkish Educational System, the evaluation of the performance of…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Competencies, Foreign Countries, Performance Based Assessment
Haolader, Faruque A.; Ali, Md Ramjan; Foysol, Khan Md – Online Submission, 2015
Polytechnics in Bangladesh endeavour to produce quality graduates for national and international job markets. The quality of graduates depends on several factors. This study examines the implementation process of the polytechnic curriculum with the objectives of determining the current level of practices in learning/teaching material design, in…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Surveys
Kanyaprasith, Kamonwan; Finley, Fred N.; Phonphok, Nason – Online Submission, 2015
This study evaluates a cross-cultural experience in science and mathematics teaching in Thailand--an internship program. In this study, qualitative data sources including semi-structured interviews, classroom observations, and pre-post questionnaire were collected from five groups of participants, which were: (a) administrators; (b) Thai…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
Öztürk, Mesut; Yilmaz, Gül Kaleli; Akkan, Yasar; Kaplan, Abdullah – Online Submission, 2015
The study was conducted to examine the views on the use of computers in mathematics courses teachers in multi grade schools. The case study method of qualitative research design was used in this study. 10 teachers in the Bayburt in Turkey participated in the study. Conducted interviews with teachers participating in the study and the observations…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies
Ozturk, Elif; Ucus, Sukran – Online Submission, 2015
Argumentation is highlighted as one of the most important activities of science education by many researchers. The main aim of this research is to examine primary school students' nature of science classes and argumentation skills in terms of their academic success in primary science classes. Thus, the main interest of the study is centered on the…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Persuasive Discourse, Science Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Cano Blandón, Rubén Darío – Online Submission, 2015
At present, the constant pressure that the local government exerts on the implementation of bilingual education in both public and private schools has affected second language teaching in Colombia. As a result, some private schools have started to modify their curriculum by delivering some content subjects in English. This thesis examines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
Arung, Fernandes – Online Submission, 2015
Mostly learners and even teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) are still not able to speak grammatically and fluently just because they lack of the Indonesian language proficiency and comprehension. This research was done to investigate how the Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) can assist the teachers and learners of EFL in improving their…
Descriptors: Language Role, Language Usage, Indonesian, English (Second Language)
Eristi, Suzan Duygu; Kurt, Adile Askim; Dindar, Muhterem – Online Submission, 2012
Effective use of technology in educational environments and its successful integration increases the productivity of instructional processes. Constant and good-quality support supposed to be provided for teachers is quite important for technology use in educational environments. Thus, it is necessary to find answers to the question of what kinds…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration
Coskun, Abdullah – Online Submission, 2011
This qualitative study aimed to reveal whether teachers' classroom practices overlap with their attitudes towards certain features of Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) such as pair and group-work activities, fluency and accuracy, error correction and the role of the teacher. Before conducting an open-ended questionnaire with two teachers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
Brijlall, Deonarain; Maharaj, Aneshkumar; Molebale, Justin – Online Submission, 2011
The authors explored the teaching and learning of fractions by reflecting on teachers and learners' views on practical work and their classroom practices. The teachers and learners were from two primary schools in a rural area in KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). Questionnaires, in which teachers and learners expressed their views on practical work…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Teaching Methods