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Bakla, Arif – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
It is often argued that current generations use digital technologies in different ways than older ones do. In response to the need for research on how younger generations use new technologies, this paper surveys identifiable patterns of technology use in EFL (English as a foreign language) and ESL (English as a second language) learners in daily…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Correlation
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Uzun, Naim; Gilbertson, Kenneth L.; Keles, Ozgul; Ratinen, Ilkka – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable "Environmental Attitude Scale" (EAS) for secondary school (5th, 8th grade), high school (11th) and undergraduate college students. The reliability and validity studies of the scale were carried out in three different countries (Finland, USA and Turkey). The sampling size was…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Uzum, Baburhan; Yazan, Bedrettin; Avineri, Netta; Akayoglu, Sedat – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2019
The study reports on a telecollaboration exchange between two teacher education classes in the United States and Turkey. In synchronous and asynchronous conversations, preservice teachers (PTs) engaged in social justice issues and made discourse choices that captured culture(s) and communities as diverse or essentialized. These choices were…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Social Justice
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Pasha-Zaidi, Nausheen; Afari, Ernest; Sevi, Baris; Urganci, Betul; Durham, Justin – Learning Environments Research, 2019
The present study explored the relationship between grit, motivational beliefs and self-regulation among undergraduate students in the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey. These factors place the responsibility of learning on the students, rather than the educational environment. As most studies continue to focus on Western,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Metacognition, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context
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Aydin, Burcu – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
This study examines the cognitive processes underlying the comprehension of L2 idiomatic expressions by using two different visual instructional techniques -- pictorial representation of literal meanings versus pictorial representation of figurative meanings of each idiomatic expression -- considering two settings (EFL vs. ESL), two different…
Descriptors: Language Processing, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Patterns
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Kirkiç, Kamil Arif – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
There is no special university entrance exam for gifted students in Turkey. Their only option is to complete the standard university entrance exam at the end of their final year in high school. This system of entrance exams does not benefit gifted students. Other universities around the world support such students in the following two ways:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Placement, Academically Gifted, Higher Education
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Stensaker, Bjørn; Lee, Jenny J.; Rhoades, Gary; Ghosh, Sowmya; Castiello-Gutiérrez, Santiago; Vance, Hillary; Çalikoglu, Alper; Kramer, Vannessa; Liu, Shuiyun; Marei, Mahmoud Sayed; O'Toole, Leslie; Pavlyutkin, Ivan; Peel, Cassandra – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Globalizing forces have both transformed the higher education sector and made it increasingly homogenous. Growing similarities among universities have been attributed to isomorphic pressures to ensure and/or enhance legitimacy by imitating higher education institutions that are perceived as successful internationally, particularly universities…
Descriptors: Universities, Strategic Planning, Institutional Characteristics, Organizational Theories
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Costigan, Robert; Gurbuz, Sait; Sigri, Unsal – Journal of Career Development, 2018
The purposes of this study are to (1) examine the factorial validity of Schein's career anchors orientation inventory (COI), comparing the original eight-factor model with an alternative nine-factor model, (2) examine the cross-cultural invariance of the COI and its factor structure across two countries, (3) investigate whether core…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Validity, Occupational Tests, Career Development
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Sabagh, Zaynab; Hall, Nathan C.; Saroyan, Alenoush – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Over the past few decades, higher education institutions worldwide have experienced substantial changes, including: massification, internationalisation and increasing demands for exceptional instructional quality and research quantity in environments that have also seen heightened competition for students, faculty and resources.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Burnout, Labor Demands, College Faculty
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Ison, David C. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
Academic integrity issues, e.g. plagiarism, continue to plague higher education across the globe. Research has noted that the identification and tolerance of cheating behaviors varies dependent upon local culture. This quantitative, comparative study investigated the potential differences among actual rates of incidence of plagiarism among…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, World Views, Cultural Awareness, Differences
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Incetas, Yusuf – Journal of Educational Issues, 2018
The Hizmet Movement a.k.a. Gulen Movement is a collective initiative of a group of people from Turkey following altruistic ideals. Although it is rooted in Islam and the Sufi tradition, it appeals to all backgrounds via its secular schools and interfaith dialogue outreach. In the U.S., the movement runs educational institutions, interfaith…
Descriptors: Altruism, Religious Cultural Groups, Intergroup Relations, Excellence in Education
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Filiz, Sevil; Benzet, Aycan – World Journal of Education, 2018
Teaching foreign languages via flipped classrooms, in which the typical elements of a course are reversed, has been a popular pedagogy recently as the modern digital technology is flourishing unprecedentedly. The aim of this study is to review a selected sample of 50 studies on flipped classroom instruction in foreign language education published…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Homework, Video Technology
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Karaduman, Hidir – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
This research aims to determine and compare what social studies teacher candidates living in two different countries think about digital citizenship and its place within social studies and social studies teacher training program and to produce suggestions concerning digital citizenship education. Having a descriptive design, this research has…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs
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Hayirsever, Fahriye; Kalayci, Nurdan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
In this study, general culture and general education courses within the scope of knowledge categories in undergraduate teacher education programs in Turkey and the USA are comparatively analyzed. The study is a comparative education study and uses a descriptive model. In the study, the general culture - general education courses taught in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, General Education, Undergraduate Study
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Pruett, Mark; Sesen, Harun – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: In what may be the first study of its kind in business and entrepreneurship, the purpose of this paper is to compare faculty and student perceptions and beliefs about entrepreneurship motives and barriers and student aspirations in order to explore implications for entrepreneurship education (EE). Design/Methodology/Approach: The authors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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