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Schreiber-Barsch, Silke; Mauch, Werner – International Review of Education, 2019
This article explores the potential of adult learning and education, its pivotal role in addressing social transformation and promoting global-local partnerships, and its relationship to the issue of sustainability. The authors' conceptual setting helps to reveal the closely connected yet contested and always power-related perspectives of adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, World Problems, Social Change, Sustainable Development
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Arthur-Nyarko, Emmanuel; Kariuki, Moses Githua – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
eLearning is a learning process which aims at creating an interactive learning environment through the use of computers and the Internet. This paper sought to investigate distance learner's access to resource for eLearning and its influence on preferred eLearning delivery mode. The study employed an analytical survey to collect and analyze data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education
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Zakaria, Hudu; Alhassan, Yussif Nabila – Africa Education Review, 2019
The soaring rate of graduate unemployment in Ghanahas continued to engage the attention of government and other stakeholders in finding a lasting and sustainable solution to the problem. However, the critical question that always arises is how students in tertiary institutions perceive their employability and what the extent of their knowledge of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Employment Qualifications
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Nyame, Faustina; Alhassan, Ibrahim; Alhassan, Abukari – Higher Education Studies, 2019
This paper examines students' perception of the impact of lecturers' ranks on their performance across departments in the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences (FMS) of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Navrongo Campus. The study used a self-designed structured questionnaire administered to 160 respondents (students) of the Faculty. All the…
Descriptors: Multivariate Analysis, Student Attitudes, Instructional Effectiveness, College Faculty
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Matemba, Yonah; Addai-Mununkum, Richardson – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
This article draws data from two complementary studies in sub-Saharan Africa to highlight the problem of religious misrepresentation in (multi-faith) Religious Education (RE) at school in Malawi and Ghana. Employing Michael Apples' conception of selective tradition, the article is critical of the confrontational disputation inherent in the RE in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Misconceptions, Secondary School Students
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Owusu-Agyeman, Yaw; Fourie-Malherbe, Magda – Studies in Continuing Education, 2019
Adults who enrol in higher education institutions (HEIs) often have contributions that could serve in enhancing the planning and implementation of their programmes. Importantly, while terms such as active learner engagement and knowledge co-creation dominate adult learning discussions, there are unanswered questions pertaining to how adult…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Higher Education, Learner Engagement, Structural Equation Models
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Rolleston, Caine; Schendel, Rebecca; Grijalva Espinosa, Ana M. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
The concept of 'approaches to learning' (Marton, 1976) has long assumed a position of central importance in the analysis of student learning outcomes. However, constructing effective measures of students' approaches to learning is a complex task, and it is an empirical question whether such measures transfer well across contexts. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Learning Strategies, Evaluation Methods
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Hayford, Samuel K.; Avoke, Selete; Ocansey, Frederick – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2019
The study was designed to explore the general knowledge, practices and views of students with visual impairment about HIV/AIDS in order to identify the gaps in students' knowledge and inform decisions on instructional strategies and materials to improve students' knowledge. Specifically, the study examined the nature of knowledge students with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Visual Impairments, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Abukari, Abdulai; Ahmed, Bawa Kuyini – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
There is growing demand for access to higher education (HE) in developing countries in the midst of limited resources. Open and distance education (ODL) has become a pivotal component of HE; many developing countries have developed their own models of ODL that are consistent with their national contexts. Research has shown that many developing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Work Experience Programs, Open Education
Yevudey, Elvis; Agbozo, G. Edzordzi – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2019
This paper explores, at the micro level, the sociolinguistic backgrounds of teacher trainees in a College of Education in Accra and their perceptions toward Ghana's current language-in-education policy. It aims at finding how these micro-level sociolinguistic insights could provide suggestions for language-in-education policies at the macro level.…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Language of Instruction, Educational Policy, Teacher Education Programs
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Tuncer, Murat; Akmençe, Ahmet Egemen; Adams, Jafaru Basing – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
This study aims to investigate the curriculum orientations of schools in Turkey and Ghana and to examine the relationship between curriculum orientations. The quantitative method (descriptive study) was adopted in this questionnaire survey-based study. This study was conducted in the Firat University, Elazig-Turkey and University of…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Curriculum Design, Cross Cultural Studies, College Students
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Sanka, Confidence Gbolo; Gustafson-Asamoah, Patricia; Issaka, Charity Azumi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
What factors should come first in the choice of an educational programme or a future career for a ward? Is it the interest, potential, and passion of the ward or the ego of the guardian? Is it monetary consideration and social status that should be the criteria based upon which such a decision is made or the criterion of better prospects of a job…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, Social Systems, Career Choice
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Segbenya, Moses; Oduro, George Kwaku Toku; Peniana, Fred; Ghansah, Kwesi – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the proximity of study centres to the students of College of Distance Education, University of Cape Coast (CoDE/UCC) and whether further studies of distance learners who were teachers and employees could lead to absenteeism in their workplaces. Design/methodology/approach: A sequential…
Descriptors: College Choice, Distance Education, Proximity, School Location
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Forkuor, John Boulard; Amarteifio, Jessica; Attoh, Douglas Odongo; Buari, Mavis Ama – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2019
This study presents a sociological overview of cheating, using sociological theories of deviance as an analytical lens in exploring the concept of cheating among university students in a public university in Ghana. This study used semi-structured interviews to collect data from undergraduate students. This study has revealed that both students and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cheating, Time, Foreign Countries
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Ahenkorah-Marfo, Michael; Kotei Nikoi, Samuel – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
The study aimed at investigating distance learners' use of, and satisfaction with academic library services. It is a case study that employed a survey method to solicit the views of distance learning students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Findings revealed a fairly satisfactory use of the library services…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Distance Education
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