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Sumerfield, Sandra S. – Online Submission, 2017
This study explored how using graphic novel features in the writing process influenced the motivation and engagement of fifth grade boys to write. Participants used graphica features to visually draft their narrative essays before crafting their final writing piece. During the drafting process, students were encouraged to engage in the revision…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Novels, Cartoons
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Rwaimba, Samuel Muthomi – Online Submission, 2016
This was a descriptive survey study design which sought to establish the school based factors that affect the learning of Kenyan Sign Language in primary schools for learners with hearing impairment in Embu and Isiolo counties in Kenya. The target population was all teachers teaching in primary schools for learners with hearing impairment in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sign Language, Elementary School Students, Deafness
Erdogan, Esra; Tunaz, Mehmet – Online Submission, 2012
This paper takes a brief look at external and internal demotivating factors among EFL young learners at Pozanti Regional Primary Boarding School (YIBO). In the search of the reasons of demotivation, a questionnaire consisting of 5-point Likert Scale, open-ended questions, observations and interviews were administered. Following the evaluation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
Tracey, Diane H.; Rhee, Jody; Abrantes, Anna – Online Submission, 2011
The goal of this research was to investigate the effects of teacher read-alouds when students use, versus do not use, student companion texts during the read-alouds. Both quantitative and qualitative research data were collected based on an experimental design which randomly assigned 168 low SES, primarily Hispanic, students to either listen-only…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Student Attitudes, Low Income, Statistical Analysis
Morueta, Ramon Tirado; Igado, Manuel Fandos; Gomez, J. Ignacio Aguaded – Online Submission, 2010
This work, part of the Spanish government's National I + D Plan 2004/07, entitled "Observatics: the implementation of free software in ICT centres in Andalusia: an analysis of its effect on the teaching-learning process", aims to describe the most recent impact of online communication technologies on education in Andalusia (Spain),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Uses in Education, Computer Software, Qualitative Research