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Abdulhady, Saad E. S.; AL-Darraji, Othman O. A. – Online Submission, 2019
Translating linguistic terms has taken little concern from translation researchers and scholars. This research paper discusses the attempts made by senior students of the English department, University of Benghazi, at EL-Marj Campus when they translate linguistic terms (or names of their department courses). In order to examine their translations,…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Translation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Sharma, Vipin – Online Submission, 2019
This paper reports on a study into Saudi students' perspectives on social media usage to promote EFL learning. Sixty Saudi learners of English as a foreign language enrolled at Jazan University were participants in the study. To gauge the participants' perspective; a questionnaire was designed, adapted from Aifan (2015) and previous studies on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Social Media, English (Second Language)
Siu, Fiona Kwai-peng – Online Submission, 2018
Different approaches have been used to teach EFL students summary writing, including a genre-based approach (Chen & Su, 2012), implementing key words and question generation (Chou, 2012), and automatic scaffolding and concept mapping (Yang, 2015). This study aims to explore the effectiveness of another approach--one that might be more…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Generalization
Omede, Jacob – Online Submission, 2018
This paper examined the outcome of growth and developmental challenges on the behavioral dispositions of in-school Christian adolescents in Nigeria. The study randomly sampled 222 respondents in Township of Kogi State, Nigeria. Six research questions and one null hypothesis was formulated to guide the study. Instrument used for data collection was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Adolescent Development, Adolescent Attitudes
Umar, Talatu Ibrahim; Idris, Murja – Online Submission, 2018
This study investigated the influence of social media on psychosocial behaviour and academic performance of secondary school students. It was conducted in Batagarawa Local Government, Katsina State, Nigeria. Two research hypotheses were formulated for the study, and descriptive survey research design was employed. The target population consists of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Psychological Patterns, Social Behavior
Duruh, Benjamin C. – Online Submission, 2018
This study investigated the Planning, Supervision and Quality of Instructional Leadership of Girls' Day Secondary Schools in Kaduna State. The research design adopted was a survey design. The independent variables were the respondents which include principals, teachers, students, parents and government officials while dependent variable includes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Secondary Schools, Females
Yorganci, Serpil – Online Submission, 2018
In this study, it was aimed to determine the views of graduate students on mathematics learning with dynamic mathematics software GeoGebra. Case study method was used in qualitative research patterns. The study group consists of 7 graduate students who were doing their degrees at the Education Faculty of a state university in Turkey. Data were…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Computer Software
Abdallah, Abdallah A. – Online Submission, 2018
This study conducted to assess the effectiveness of peer observation on enhancing teacher competence among teacher trainees during teaching practice: A case study of Mwenge Catholic University. The study used a cross-sectional design whereby the target population included first, second and third year education students, lecturers, and TP from…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Case Studies
Kosar, Gülten – Online Submission, 2018
The objective of this is to investigate young adult learners' perceptions of brain-compatible learning. 27 university preparatory school students aged 18-21 were taught in compliance with brain-compatible learning approach for four months and a half. Subsequent to the intervention, the participants were asked to fill in a questionnaire developed…
Descriptors: Brain, Student Attitudes, Postsecondary Education, Young Adults
Saka, Fatma Özlem – Online Submission, 2018
As the reflection of the target culture, literature has an important role in foreign language teaching process. However language teachers do not use it in their classes and students do not pay attention to it because they both think that it is difficult to study. Literature and Language Teaching courses in the curriculum of ELT departments aim at…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Baltaci, Hasan Serif; Tanis, Selin – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to investigate Turkish EFL pre-service and in-service teachers' perceptions of the place of culture in English language teaching in addition to uncovering the difficulties they face while teaching/integrating culture into their practice. A total of 40 participants were administered a comprehensive questionnaire the results of which…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Hismanoglu, Murat; Ersan, Yüksel; Turan, Yusuf Ziyaettin – Online Submission, 2018
Humor is a fundamental pedagogical tool that EFL teachers can utilize in the classroom to maximize their effectiveness. Furthermore, humor in pedagogy is a basic tool that can help teachers to create a motivating atmosphere in class to enhance student learning. For years, educational researchers have tried to investigate humor implementation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Humor
Kamel, Omaima Mustafa – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study was two-fold: to investigate whether there are correlation between and among academic overload, self-efficacy and perceived social support as predictors of academic adjustment among first year university students and to investigate the relative contribution of among academic overload, self-efficacy and perceived social…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables, College Freshmen, Student Adjustment
Jodaei, Hojjat; Zareian, Gholamreza; Amirian, Mohammad Reza; Adel, Seyyed Mohammad Reza – Online Submission, 2018
Second language learning motivation has always been considered to be one of the most influential factors in language learning due to its undeniably substantial impacts. In comparison with research conducted in other areas of L2 motivation, there has been a paucity of research on L2 motivation change, especially in the Iranian language learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Military Personnel, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning