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Martinez Gómez, Alberto Joel – Online Submission, 2019
In the last decade the Communicative Approach has taken an important position within the English Language Teaching world. Many countries have abandoned their traditional methods and have started implementing the communicative activities as their language teaching policy. This research has as a main objective to analyze the transitioning to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Learning Activities
Swanson, Sarah – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study is to measure the effects of fostering resilience through art education for students with severe physical disabilities ages 7-21. Recent trends of fostering resilience through art education were explored. Current attitudes towards art education for severely disables individuals were also explored. Of particular interest…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Art Education, Teaching Methods, Severe Disabilities
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
Ahmad, Rady Mahmoud Rady – Online Submission, 2015
The present study was designed to investigate the effectiveness of using the Student-Centered Learning (SCL) Approach in Developing Some Writing Skills in English for the Secondary Stage Students. Writing a paragraph was the main concern of the study. It used a quasi-experimental method in design. The sample included (47) second year secondary…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Writing Skills, Writing Instruction, English (Second Language)
Skidmore, Kevin – Online Submission, 2014
As a part of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), special education teachers work along with their student with special needs and their parent(s)/guardian(s) to create and implement Individualized Transition Plans (ITP) to assist the student with their transition to the post-school environment. As mandated by Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Adolescents, Special Education
Diaz-Zamora, Jennifer – Online Submission, 2014
There is a sizable number of English Language Learners (ELL) that are not succeeding in schools and are academically "falling through the cracks." The purpose of this thesis is to gather information that identifies reasons why students are not succeeding academically and which strategies individual teachers can implement to help these…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Academic Achievement, Teaching Methods, Middle School Teachers
McVeigh, Francis – Online Submission, 2014
Purpose - This research project has investigated the "Company Programme" of the charity YE and how effective it is at increasing Life Skills in young people. Data has been obtained using student questionnaires and teacher interviews. Previous studies have been completed on "Life Skills" and "Enterprise Programmes",…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Questionnaires, Interviews, Youth Programs
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
Merriman, Lauren – Online Submission, 2012
Self-efficacy is the belief in one's capacity to perform and accomplish goals. Specifically, academic self-efficacy refers to a student's perception of their ability to engage and successfully complete academic tasks. Self-efficacy affects students' behavioral choices, motivation, thought patterns and responses, perception of control, and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Academically Gifted, Self Efficacy, Failure
D'Amore, Ellen; Clayton, Erin – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this action research study was to restructure and implement an effective middle school advisory model. This was conducted at a Middle School in Painesville Township, Ohio consisting of approximately 800 students. In order to meet Adequate Yearly Progress and adapt to the changes of the 21st century, a way to help the school progress…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Federal Programs, Educational Indicators, Comparative Analysis
Jodaei, Hojjat – Online Submission, 2012
This study investigated the effect of motivational factors on English achievement in an intensive English course. The participants consisted of 41 Iranian male military staff, with the age range from 21 to 28. The participants filled a translated and adapted version of the mini-Attiude Motivation Test Battery (a=0.70). Factor analysis of the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Military Personnel, Young Adults
Mohammed Abdel Raheem, Azza Ashraf – Online Submission, 2011
The present study attempted to examine the effect of using computer edutainment on developing 2nd graders' writing skills. The study comprised thirty-second year primary stage enrolled in Bani Hamad primary governmental school, Minia governorate. The study adopted the quasi-experimental design. Thirty participants were randomly assigned to one…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 2, Writing Skills, Skill Development
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
Westbrook, Amy F. – Online Submission, 2011
It can be difficult to find adequate strategies when teaching problem solving in a standard based mathematics classroom. The purpose of this study was to improve students' problem solving skills and attitudes through differentiated instruction when working on lengthy performance tasks in cooperative groups. This action research studied for 15 days…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Cognitive Style, Homogeneous Grouping, Cooperative Learning
Allsop, Yasemin – Online Submission, 2011
The use of computer games on mobile devices in schools for learning is still relatively new and is constantly evolving. The successful integration of this emerging technology into education requires a longitudinal study into how they are being perceived by learners and teachers. Finding out what works well with children in the terms of technology…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Student Attitudes, Educational Games, Learning Experience
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