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Bakla, Arif – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
This mixed-methods study reports the findings of the integration of Web 2.0 tools in a one-semester extensive reading project. 27 Turkish-L1 learners of English read graded readers based on their proficiency, identified using a level test. Then they were asked to use various Web 2.0 tools to prepare a post-reading activity for each book they read…
Descriptors: Recreational Reading, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Simsek, Ramazan; Gün, Mesut – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2020
In foreign language education, the importance of corpus-based studies has been increasing. The priorities of the words taught in language education are determined within the framework of international criteria set through corpus-based studies. Corpus and sub-corpus consisting of many layers, written and oral, increase the efficiency of the process…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Form Classes (Languages), Word Frequency, Textbooks
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Çakir, Ismail; Özer, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Online corpus referencing through web applications such as fraze.it can help non-native language teachers train tertiary level learners of academic writing by providing them with native or near-native perspectives which come within concordance lines derived from authentic sources. The present study features a semi-experimental design in order to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Comparative Analysis, Computational Linguistics
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Melekoglu, Macid Ayhan; Erden, H. Gülsen; Çakiroglu, Orhan – Journal of Educational Issues, 2019
In the process of screening and evaluating children with reading difficulties, and planning, monitoring, and evaluating reading improvement interventions for those children, standard reading tests are usually not used in Turkey. The first version of the Oral Reading Skills and Comprehension Test (SOBAT®) was developed by Prof. Dr. H. Gülsen ERDEN,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Construction, Oral Reading, Reading Skills
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Okyar, Hatice; Çakir, Abdulhamit – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
This study investigated whether encountering the target language words in variety of reading texts would have positive effects on vocabulary development or not. The participants of the study were 55 EFL learners from a state university in Turkey, and two classes were randomly assigned to a control (n=27) or an experimental (n=28) group. 58 English…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Saka, Arzu – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to present pre-service biology teachers with reading texts about the research of Van Helmont and Joseph Priestley relate to the subject of photosynthesis, for their familiarization with the processual and contextual aspects of science and their understanding of the nature of science, and to reveal the extent to which these…
Descriptors: Science History, Botany, Preservice Teachers, Reading Materials
Kara, Bayram – Online Submission, 2019
This study investigated the effects of reading graded readers on the reading comprehension scores of the prep students at university. 30 EFL students from School of Foreign Languages (SOFL) in Selcuk University participated in the study. Two groups, control and experimental group, each consisting of 15 students were formed at the beginning of the…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Altinkaynak, Senay Özen – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The purpose of the current study is to investigate the effect of interactive book reading activities on children's print and phonemic awareness skills. In the current study, the semi-experimental pretest-posttest control group design was used. The sampling of the study consists of 34 children attending independent kindergartens in the city of…
Descriptors: Phonemic Awareness, Pretests Posttests, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Türkel, Ali; Özdemir, Eylem Ezgi; Akbulut, Serdar – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
In this study, it has been intended to examine reading cultures of pre-service teachers depending on multiple variables. The study group of this research consists of 377 pre-service teachers who are studying in fourth grade at Turkish Education, Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Primary School Mathematics Education, Computer and Instructional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Reading Habits, Gender Differences
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Uysal, Pinar Kanik; Bilge, Huzeyfe – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between the reading fluency and the reading comprehension in accordance with the type of the text. Participants of the study are 99 students who were chosen among fifth graders in a Turkish secondary school. The study utilized descriptive analysis and adopted predictive correlational…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Reading Materials, Secondary School Students
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Asikcan, Mehmet; Saban, Ahmet – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to determine prospective teachers' metacognitive awareness levels of reading strategies. A quantitative surve method was used. Participants consisted of 150 prospective primary teachers and 150 prospective Turkish language teachers from Necmettin Erbakan University in Turkey. The data were collected through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Metacognition, Reading Strategies
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Kartal, Galip; Simsek, Harun – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2017
This study investigates the effects of audiobooks on listening comprehension skills of EFL Students, and their attitudes towards using audiobooks in a foreign language classroom. The participants are 66 first-year students of a state university in Turkey. The research follows a pre- post-test control group research design using quantitative and…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Eres, Figen; Aslan, Faith – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Leisure is one of the important discussions among immigrants. Leisure time activities also carry importance for migrant children. These activities establish bridge between a migrant's own culture and the new country and help development of a new cultural understanding. Most of the Syrian children currently attend Temporary Education Centers in…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Refugees, Foreign Countries, Acculturation
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Sulak, Süleyman Erkam; Günes, Firdevs – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2017
This study was carried out in order to search the effects of teaching informative text structures through processual model on the reading comprehension skills of 4th grade students. The research was designed in accordance with experimental model with pre-test-post-test control groups. The study group of the study consisted of 62 fourth grade…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Reading Materials
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Akçay, Ahmet – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Reading is the act of understanding and interpreting itself and its surroundings from the moment that human being is present. Therefore, individuals those who would like to know the environment better should have gained the reading habit. Turkish teachers are one of the effective factors in the acquisition of reading habits. It is necessary for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Habits, Teacher Behavior, Role Models
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