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Asare-Nuamah, Peter – Higher Education for the Future, 2017
Studies have shown that students' satisfaction is an important element that should be given much attention by educators in their policymaking. Students' satisfaction has impact on retention and financial capacity of institutions. With the objective of assessing the factors affecting international students' satisfaction, a descriptive research was…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Needs, Student Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Leege, Rebecca – Childhood Education, 2017
For the past six years, All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD; https://allchildrenreading.org) a partnership of the United States Agency for International Development, World Vision, and the Australian Government, has fostered the development of innovations that can increase reading outcomes for children in developing…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations
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Raman, Madhavi Gayathri; Vijaya – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
This paper captures the design of a comprehensive curriculum incorporating the four skills based exclusively on the use of parallel audio-visual and written texts. We discuss the use of authentic materials to teach English to Indian undergraduates aged 18 to 20 years. Specifically, we talk about the use of parallel reading (screen-play) and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
Dutta, Juri; Parhi, Asima Ranjan – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2014
In the context of India in general, and places where English language functions as a second language in particular, the prevalent idea that our students have to support their language learning capability through the native accent (pronunciation) structures is a myth. The paper takes up the following hypotheses: 1. Listening to BBC English or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Skills
Poe, Elizabeth – School Library Journal, 2010
2010 marks the fifth year the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) has selected an honor list of international books. Once again, titles on the list crisscross the globe. They have been published in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, India, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. This…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Young Adults, Foreign Countries, Reading Materials
Kumar, Dinesh – Online Submission, 2009
The study investigated the newspaper reading among college students in development of their analytical ability. Newspapers are one of the few sources of information that are comprehensive, interconnected and offered in one format. The main objective of the study was to find out the development of the analytical ability among college students by…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development
Lath, Meenakshi – Australian Teacher Education Association, 2009
The individualization of curriculum is a challenge for the teacher education system in India. Curricula are prescribed by Universities for all the affiliated colleges, and these undergo revision only every few years. The curriculum innovation described in this report is a response to this challenge. The study explores a unique case of the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Constructivism (Learning), Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation
Johnson, Donald J.; Johnson, Jean E. – 1981
This book, which can be used in secondary and college courses, is the first of two volumes which present an Indian view of India and the world. The reality of everyday life as experienced by the Indian people is recreated in the series. Almost all of the material in both volumes has been written by Indians and has been taken from a variety of…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian Studies, Family Life, Family Relationship
Johnson, Donald J.; Johnson, Jean E. – 1981
An Indian view of India and the world is presented in this book, which is the second of two volumes intended for use with secondary and college level students. The reality of everyday life as experienced by the Indian people is recreated in the series. Almost all of the material in both volumes has been written by Indians and has been taken from a…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Area Studies, Asian Studies, Colonialism
Kumar, Krishna – 1980
An instrument structured around Kenneth Burke's "dramatistic pentad" (agent-act-scene-agency-purpose) was used to analyze and compare children's stories in Indian and Canadian fourth, fifth, and sixth grade reading series. The selections included 77 stories from the Madhya Pradesh, India, reading series and 196 stories from two reading…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
BENDER, ERNEST – 1967
THIS MANUAL IS BASED ON THE HINDI DIALECT OF THE EDUCATED CLASSES OF UTTAR PRADESH. IT CONSISTS OF 40 LESSONS IN ROMANIZED SCRIPT. LESSONS ONE TO 17 CONCENTRATE ON SIMPLE CONVERSATIONS AND BASIC GRAMMATICAL CONSTRUCTIONS. LESSONS 18 TO 40 ARE DESIGNED TO ACQUAINT THE STUDENT GRADUALLY WITH MORE COMPLEX CONVERSATION AND WITH LITERARY STYLE. EACH…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), Grammar, Hindi, Language Instruction
ELDER, JOSEPH W., ED. – 1967
THESE READINGS ARE DESIGNED TO ACCOMPANY COLLEGE-LEVEL COURSES DEALING WITH INDIA, ESPECIALLY THOSE USING THE "CIVILIZATION OF INDIA SYLLABUS" (BY THE SAME EDITOR AND PUBLISHERS, SEPTEMBER 1965). VOLUME I CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING SELECTIONS--(1) "VEDIC AND UPANISADIC BASES OF INDIAN CIVILIZATION," BY J.A.B. VAN BUITENEN, (2)…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Culture, History, Indians
KELLEY, GERALD B. – 1963
ONE OF THE FOUR DRAVIDIAN LANGUAGES RECOGNIZED BY THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION OF 1950 AS OFFICIAL LANGUAGES OF THE COUNTRY, TELUGU IS SPOKEN BY 42 MILLION PEOPLE IN ANDHRA PRADESH. THESE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ARE DESIGNED FOR THE INTERMEDIATE STUDENT OF TELUGU AND ARE DIVIDED INTO NEWSPAPER READINGS AND DIALOGUES OF EVERYDAY CONVERSATION. SUBJECTS…
Descriptors: Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Context, Glossaries, Instructional Materials
Sharma, Devendra Kumar – 1967
A study was made of information sources and channels whereby new ideas about improved farming methods are communicated to farmers. Questionnaire interviews were held with 200 farmers in Madhya Pradesh, India. Of the five information sources studied, neighbors were named by all respondents, village level workers by 72%, chairmen of village…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Farmer Education, Age Differences, Audiovisual Aids
McCullough, Constance M. – 1965
A reading project was initiated by the National Institute of Education in India to (1) produce textbooks and workbooks, field test the books, and train teachers to use them, (2) produce teachers manuals, (3) construct first-grade tests, (4) construct achievement tests, and (5) produce these books in Hindi. The ensuing guide for those who write and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Guidelines, Hindi, Reading Materials
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