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Puspita, Oktaviani Windra; Andayani; Waluyo, Herman J.; Rohmadi, Muhammad – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The study aims to find out the effectiveness of poetry appreciation textbook for the implementation of character education values at the Higher Education institution. It was set in four universities, two of which are located in Central Java, including University of Sebelas Maret Surakarta and University of Muhammadiyah Purworejo meanwhile, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Textbooks, Values Education
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Schrijvers, Marloes; Janssen, Tanja; Fialho, Olivia; Rijlaarsdam, Gert – Review of Educational Research, 2019
In this review, we explore whether and how literature education may foster adolescent students' insight into human nature. A systematic search of five databases was complemented with citation tracking, hand searches, and expert consultation. We included 13 experimental and quasi-experimental intervention studies. Methodological quality and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Databases, Citation Analysis, Literature Appreciation
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Yakar, Halide Gamze Ince – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Seeking the solution to the problems of contemporary man and approaching the social events through mythology is the other way to use the healing power of literature education. Having served as a guide for people in the past, mythology is the mirror of the past, which indicates the reasons and possible results of the events that have experienced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Development, Asian History, Literature Appreciation
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R. – Journal of Research in Reading, 2018
This study investigated the effect of enjoyment of reading on reading achievement among adolescents using a sample of 65 countries. Our results indicate that although enjoyment of reading is a significant predictor of reading achievement and can explain as much as 18% of the variation in such achievement on its own at country level, there are…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Literature Appreciation, Cross Cultural Studies, Predictor Variables
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Magulod, Gilbert Cabilangan – SAGE Open, 2018
Literature is life. It is the gateway of looking at the world outside. We can learn, understand and appreciate the world. Reading literature is the best way to know who we are, what we are, and what we used to be. Using descriptive correlational research design, the study ventured on assessing the literary appreciation skills and reading…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Literature Appreciation, Correlation, College Students
Shahverdi, Elham; Sepahvandi, Masood – Online Submission, 2018
Ferdowsi's Shahnameh and Homer's Iliad are among the first literary masterpieces of Iran and Greece. These teachings include the educational teachings of Zal and Roudabeh, and Paris and Helen. This paper presents a comparative look at the immortal effect of this Iranian poet with Homer's poem--the Greek blind poet. In this comparison, using a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Poetry, Poets
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Ellis, Joseph Michael – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2018
This paper highlights the use of Swedish crime fiction in the classroom to teach politics, especially issues related to immigration and the role of being "foreign". Furthermore, the paper explores how Swedish crime fiction can be incorporated into a study abroad course, examining one such study abroad--known as W'International--on our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Crime, Fiction, Literary Genres
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Mustofa, Ali; Hill, Jonnie Lyn – English Language Teaching, 2018
The paper shares some insights of the ideas in giving the response to literature for the students and the teachers in EFL/ESL classrooms. Understanding and appreciating a piece of literature is determined by how one can convey the concepts and words to new situations. During this process, several types of interaction happen: interaction between…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness
Rozema, Robert – Teachers College Press, 2018
With 1 in 59 children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), odds are that students on the spectrum will be in many classrooms across every subject area. "Seeing the Spectrum" argues that secondary English teachers are uniquely equipped to prepare students with autism for future success, both in school and in life. Writing…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, English Instruction, Language Arts, Autism
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Sulzer, Mark A.; Thein, Amanda Haertling; Schmidt, Renita R. – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2018
Adapting and rebranding general market memoirs for the young adult literature market is a growing trend in the publishing world. Grounded in Critical Youth Scholarship, this study explores this trend through an analysis of two general market memoirs of Navy SEALs and their revised and repackaged youth market counterparts. Using a systematic…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Military Personnel
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Wolfsdorf, Adam – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2018
The play within a play has long been understood as Hamlet's attempt to catch the conscience of the King. But is that all it is? Perhaps there's more to the "Murder of Gonzago" than either Hamlet or even Shakespeare, himself, intended? While the narrative of the Player King and Player Queen clearly works to tap into the private guilt of…
Descriptors: English Literature, Drama, Dramatic Play, Teaching Methods
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Newman, Andrew – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2018
This essay illustrates the application of reception study, the subfield of literary history that emphasises the historical experiences of readers, to pedagogical contexts by investigating the teaching of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" (1925) in American high schools during the 1980s. Focusing on the episode in which Jay Gatsby…
Descriptors: Life Style, Advantaged, United States Literature, Literary Criticism
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Gabidullina, Farida; Akhatova, Zifa; Karimova, Irina; Glukhova, Olga; Zakirov, Raif – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The article is devoted to the problems of moral education of students through the ethical conversations at the seminars of the course "history of Tatar literature". On the example of several classical works, firstly, the educational potential of literature is shown, and secondly, the effectiveness of ethical conversations and the system…
Descriptors: Ethics, Ethical Instruction, Seminars, Literature Appreciation
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Black, Rhonda S.; Tsumoto, Courtney A. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Characters with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have become increasingly popular in young adult literature. Using a case-study format, this article describes the communication, sensory, and social characteristics of eight protagonists in award-winning young adult novels. All told in the first person, these novels provide insight for young readers…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Young Adults, Case Studies
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Nash, Brady – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2018
This article explores the ways in which transmediation (Suhor, 1984), the translation of meaning from one sign system into another, can support students in developing their confidence and capabilities as readers. The author, a 10th grade English teacher, details a literature workshop (Blau, 2003) unit in which students worked collaboratively to…
Descriptors: Reading Processes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, High School Students
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