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Parvin, Irene – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2017
Since we are living in the information age and the importance of the need for communication among people of different cultures is increasing day by day in the globalizing world, people need to learn the languages of different cultures, particularly English, which is the common language of this global communication. This need for learning English…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Open Education, Distance Education
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Asadullah, M. Niaz; Chaudhury, Nazmul – Comparative Education Review, 2015
Using a basic mathematics competence test based on the primary school curricular standard, we examine the extent to which years spent in school actually increases numeracy achievement in rural Bangladesh. Our sample includes 10-18-year-old children currently enrolled in school as well as those out of school. About half of the children failed to…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Tests, Elementary School Students
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Van Mele, Paul; Wanvoeke, Jonas; Akakpo, Cyriaque; Dacko, Rosaline Maiga; Ceesay, Mustapha; Beavogui, Louis; Soumah, Malick; Anyang, Robert – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2010
Will African farmers watch and learn from videos featuring farmers in Bangladesh? Learning videos on rice seed management were made with rural women in Bangladesh. By using a new approach, called zooming-in, zooming-out, the videos were of regional relevance and locally appropriate. When the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) introduced them to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Agricultural Occupations
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Valk, John-Harmen; Rashid, Ahmed T.; Elder, Laurent – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2010
Despite improvements in educational indicators, such as enrolment, significant challenges remain with regard to the delivery of quality education in developing countries, particularly in rural and remote regions. In the attempt to find viable solutions to these challenges, much hope has been placed in new information and communication technologies…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Outcomes of Education, Educational Quality, Educational Indicators
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Opel, Aftab; Ameer, Syeda Saadia; Aboud, Frances E. – International Journal of Educational Research, 2009
The purpose of the study was to examine the efficacy of a 4-week dialogic reading intervention with rural Bangladeshi preschoolers with the intention of increasing their expressive vocabulary. Eighty preschoolers randomly selected from five preschools participated in the 4-week program. Their expressive vocabulary, measured in terms of…
Descriptors: Pretests Posttests, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations
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Aboud, Frances E. – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2006
A preschool program in rural Bangladesh was evaluated in terms of cognitive and social outcomes of children. The preschools provided a half-day program, 6 days a week, with free play, stories, and instruction in literacy and math. Four hundred children between 4.5 and 6.5 years were assessed, half in preschools and half in villages where there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Education, School Readiness, Social Development
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Nath, Samir R.; Sylva, Kathy; Grimes, Janice – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1999
Explores the positive impact of the non-formal education programme (NFPE) of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in the achievement of basic education for rural Bangladeshi children. Assesses three groups with different educational experiences: (1) children who attended BRAC's NFPE, (2) those attending formal school, and (3) children…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Basic Skills, Developing Nations