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Cortazzi, Martin; Jin, Lixian – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2021
This paper employs the innovative method of Elicited Metaphor Analysis to present original research in Malaysia into students' metaphors for 'language'. We summarize reasons why language and first/ second language learning are centrally important in education, and show patterned features of language metaphors in proverbs and in teacher talk about…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Language Usage, Native Language, Second Language Learning
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Mohamed, Tarek Ismail – SAGE Open, 2021
This article focuses on applying the ethics of the product features during the students' design education. Good/Bad design term is a conventional approach to discuss the ethical/unethical design values of the products. It is noted that different aspects of the product design such as visual information design, interface design, and appearance…
Descriptors: Ethics, Graphic Arts, Merchandise Information, Marketing
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Türkel, Ali; Aydin, Ibrahim Seçkin; Göksu, Coskan Tugay – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2021
The purpose of this research is to compensate the lack of research regarding the above-mentioned fields, and literature in particular, and to take a leading part to open the path for new studies regarding the subject. With regards to this purpose, it is planned to measure the attitude of high school students towards literature via an objective…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Test Construction, Test Validity, Test Reliability
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Daniels, Elizabeth A.; Robnett, Rachael D. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2021
Girls and women are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Research has investigated various explanatory factors (e.g., lack of role models, sexism) in these patterns. However, to date, the roles of media use and body concerns have not been examined. This study investigated associations among…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Gender Bias, Disproportionate Representation, Mass Media Effects
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Meltzer, Nathan W.; Bobilya, Andrew J.; Mitten, Denise; Faircloth, W. Brad; Chandler, Resa M. – Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 2020
The twofold purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate various moderators that might influence the effect of participation in an outdoor orientation program on first-year college students' relationships with the natural world and to examine the potential influence of instructors on participants' biophilic expression. The theory of…
Descriptors: College Students, Orientation, Outdoor Education, Values
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Peker, Ramazan; Ceylan, Salih – Journal of Educational Issues, 2020
This study aims to identify environmental perceptions of primary school fourth grade students. The population of this study, which is designed as a descriptive survey model, consists of 97 male and 142 female 239 fourth grade students who are attending public primary schools in Kocaeli Province in the second term of 2018-2019 academic year. Data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Student Attitudes
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Beach, Dennis – Ethnography and Education, 2020
Trangression is an act of challenging boundaries that separate apparently distinct oppositional categories objects. Examples are categories such as such as civilised/primitive, male/female, master/servant, Lordship/bondage. The article deals with such transgressions related to the evolution of class consciousness transgressive critical thinking.…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Critical Thinking, Neoliberalism, Social Class
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Yu, Hui – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
Highlighting the fluid nature of habitus/capital, this paper critiques a 'rucksack approach' (Erel, 2010) in the Bourdieusian studies of Chinese migrants' cultural reproduction and social inclusion, which takes a determinism and fatalism standpoint and neglects the re-structuring of the migrant habitus and cultural capital over generations.…
Descriptors: Criticism, Social Capital, Social Integration, Cultural Capital
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Murray, Michelle M.; Allen, Katherine R. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2020
Societal perspectives on male circumcision and its implications are not well understood. In this exploratory qualitative study, participants (N = 34, 7 male, 27 female) enrolled in a human sexuality course were asked to share their perspectives on male circumcision through the development of a written response to open-ended questions. Written…
Descriptors: Males, Surgery, Human Body, Student Attitudes
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Mahmoud, Mahmoud Abdulai; Oppong, Elizabeth; Twimasie, Daniel; Husseini, Mohammed Muniru; Kastner, Adelaide Naa Amerley; Oppong, Moses – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2020
This study seeks to examine the influence of the cultural elements on international students' country choice. It also examines whether individual values moderate the influence of cultural elements on the country choice of international students. Drawing upon a sample size of 223, the data was analysed using structural equation modelling technique.…
Descriptors: Standards, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Decision Making
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Demir-Yildiz, Canan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
It is seen that studies on learning spaces in higher education institutions are very few in the literature. However, spaces have the power to affect behaviors and interactions with others. This study aims to determine the wishes of university students regarding the physical environment. For this purpose, it is planned to determine the missing…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Poetry, Educational Environment, Furniture
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Sungurtekin, Sehnaz; Bilhan, Dilek – European Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The purpose of this research was to carry out an interdisciplinary art education activity with Turkish coffee and to evaluate the views of prospective teachers. For this aim, an integrated single case study design with a qualitative research approach was used. The study group consisted of twenty prospective social studies teachers. A questionnaire…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Studies, Painting (Visual Arts), Food
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Hollett, Nikki; Brock, Sheri J.; Grimes, Jessica R.; Cosgrove, Brenna – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background and purpose: Perceptions of social status can marginalize and exclude students participating in educational group work. In physical education, students may alter interactions based on the group composition. However, research has offered limited evidence to identify characteristics that can potentially predict social hierarchy. The…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Social Status, Physical Education, Group Activities
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Lau, Sunny Man Chu – Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 2020
Translanguaging theory highlights linguistic and semiotic resources as an integrated communicative repertoire for knowledge construction (Li, 2018). Language is learned and used in conjunction with other modalities through processes of resemiotization (Iedema, 2003) or transmediation (Suhor, 1984) where meaning is made and remade across modes.…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Action Research, College School Cooperation, English
Süzen, Hatice Nilüfer – Online Submission, 2020
Aesthetics as a discipline studies the nature, content, value and origin of art. The term 'aesthetics' originates from the Greek words 'aisthanesthai' (to hear, to perceive) and 'aisthesisi' (emotion, sense). Art depicts beauty when it reproduces the beauty in nature. Amongst the tasks of aestheticians when studying the universal structure of art…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Foreign Countries
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