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Mølster, Terje; Nes, Kari – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The main intention of this study is to explore the relationship between information and communication technology (ICT) and inclusion. The target group is students who are conceived as having learning difficulties or special educational needs. To illuminate this issue, we draw on data collected in a recent national research project about the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Computer Uses in Education, Special Education, Foreign Countries
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Yükselir, Ceyhun – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study aims to express the international students' and academics' views about the conditions that affect academic achievement and progress of international students at a Turkish university from a qualitative research paradigm. The participants were 15 international students (10 males and 5 females) and 8 academics from different disciplines in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Turkish, Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning
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Gürbüz, Akin; Tilfarlioglu, Filiz Yalçin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Error treatment has long been studied in ELT, and the attitude of the learners and teachers towards correction might be acknowledged as the main focus in most cases. Breen et al. put forward that negotiation is inevitable in modification; hence, the primary concern of this study is to explore teachers' and students' perceptions of modification in…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Magoma, Charles M. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The current Kenyan secondary English curriculum (2002) has adopted an integrated approach not only to teaching, but also to the assessment of English language and Literature. This re-organisation is meant to improve the standards of teaching and performance in English. However, national performance in integrated English has remained consistently…
Descriptors: English Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Secondary School Curriculum, Qualitative Research
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Yao, Ru-Fen – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The main purposes of this one-year case study are to create learning environments for indigenous students through culture-based mathematics instructional modules, and what teachers' responds are in two tribes. The researcher leads sixteen in-service teachers and seven pre-service teachers to enter two indigenous tribes- "Cado" and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Educational Environment, Culturally Relevant Education
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Abdelfattah, Marwa – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
This study aims to uncover how a particular imported philosophy of early childhood education, Reggio Emilia, is implemented in the context of one public and one private preschool in San Francisco. The philosophy of Reggio Emilia is believed to be progressive and to be developmentally appropriate for children in early childhood. The study involved…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Case Studies, Reggio Emilia Approach, Preschool Education
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Tsai, Chia-Yen – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
This study aimed to explore the timing and strategies of teacher participation in children's play and the factors which have a bearing on teacher participation. This study used qualitative research and conducted observation of natural situations. The samples were preschool teachers in an elementary school's affiliated kindergarten in Hualien. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Play, Teacher Participation
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Dar, Fatima Rehan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The purpose of the study was to find out how teachers role modeled and taught empathetic and pro-social skills at the primary level. The study was qualitative in nature and followed a case study approach. Observations of regular English language classes were done from Grades 1-5 to see if class lessons incorporated the said themes and whether…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Prosocial Behavior, Empathy, Role Models
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Cheng, Jui-Ching; Chen, Siou-Mi; Chou, Mei-Ju – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
For the impact of parent-child reading picture books have on the child's learning process has been recommended at the elementary level as the appropriate strategies to bridge preschool and family education. The purpose of the study is firstly, to investigate the key virtues of the implementation in children's reading in preschool and at home;…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Picture Books, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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Gillmore, Marina V.; Sullivan, M. Alayne – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This research project explored the impact of seven teachers' life experiences on their core beliefs about educationally just teaching philosophy and practices. Results of a qualitative, phenomenological case study yielded six themes, each revealing particular connections between teachers' life experiences and their beliefs about educational…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Qualitative Research, Phenomenology, Case Studies
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Bobeth-Neumann, Wiebke – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This is a study about teacher careers to elementary school principals. The aim of this contribution is to reconstruct the strategies guiding aspiring elementary school principals in their careers and to analyse those in order to answer the question: How do elementary school teachers manage to become principals? To obtain qualitative data…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Career Development, Principals, Occupational Aspiration