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Alharbi, Bader – English Language Teaching, 2018
The purpose of this study is to explore the existing effect of gloss conditions on reading comprehension and vocabulary understanding of learners in the context of English as a foreign language. The study composed of 72 male students aged between 19 and 21 years selected from Qassim University in Saudi Arabia. The participants were divided into…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Postsecondary Education, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language)
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Alzaid, Jawaher Mohammed – International Education Studies, 2017
This study aims at finding out the effect of peer assessment on the evaluation process of students. The hypothesis underlying this study is that assessment is an integral part of the learning process, which should play an important role in the educational model. The current study will emphasize the importance of using peer assessment as a tool to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Peer Evaluation, Student Evaluation
Ahmed, Gamal S. – Online Submission, 2017
The study conducted at Najran University located in Najran city in Saudi Arabia. It aimed for examination the effectiveness of the STSR approach on achievement the course of curriculum foundations and development of the inclinations towards study for students at Najran University. Both questions and hypotheses were formulated in light of the aims…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Foreign Countries, College Students, Achievement Tests
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Alhaysony, Maha; Alhaisoni, Eid – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
This paper investigates grammatical difficulty from the perspective of Saudi university students, of EFL as well as from the perspective of university teachers. It aims to find out which English grammar features are more difficult/less difficult than others. Furthermore, it attempts to determine the reasons and causes that account for such grammar…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grammar, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Alshaya, Hessah; Oyaid, Afnan – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The present study aims to keep pace with the rapid developments in the field of e-learning which includes the widespread use of e-books. Therefore, the authors conducted a pilot study on (55) faculty members from various disciplines, they assured the importance of e-books in education and the need for them. Accordingly, the authors designed and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Alhossan, Bandar A.; Trainor, Audrey A. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
This study investigated to what extent faculty members include and value transition curricula in special education preparation programs in Saudi Arabia. A web-based survey was conducted and sent to special education professors across 20 universities. Descriptive statistics and a t-test analysis generated three main findings: (a) Institutions…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs, Special Education
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Balla, Asjad Ahmed Saeed – English Language Teaching, 2017
This paper investigates the level of anxiety due to learning English as a foreign language. It tries to answer these questions: (1) Is anxiety a factor in hindering English proficiency? (2) Does anxiety lead to fear of communication? (3) Which type of anxiety is high among tertiary level female Saudi students? The Foreign Language Anxiety…
Descriptors: Anxiety, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Females
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Salameh, Zakariya – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
This research aims at investigating students' attitudes towards knowledge and skills in the web page of Facebook among students in the English department at the University of Hail. Social network sites such as Facebook has a significant effect on students' life. Facebook has a potential of supplementing students education with a secondary source…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Social Media, Teaching Methods
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Yayeb, Aziza A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Universities receive a great deal of attention by governments due to its vast importance in development and economy. Productive type of universities are the most affective in this regard as they are producers of income, research, patents, intellectual activities, and good graduates. No wonder, they are always ranked highly among international…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Finance, Income, Reputation
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Blincoe, Sarai; Garris, Christopher P. – Journal of Experimental Education, 2017
Academic entitlement (AE) is increasingly associated with problematic behaviors and attitudes, including student incivility and endorsement of cheating. As research on this context-specific form of entitlement increases, no one has yet explored the rates of occurrence outside of North America. To investigate whether students at North American…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Expectation, Behavior Problems
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Mohammed, Abdelaziz – English Language Teaching, 2017
This study aims at determining the relationship between language labs and the effective ways of mastering better performance of English language. The study raised two questions. They are "Is language laboratory useful in teaching English to Saudi students?" And "How do language labs help in improving students' performance?"…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Laboratories
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Tayan, Bilal M. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Academic misconduct in many educational institutions in the Middle East is an inherent problem. This has been particularly true amongst the university student population. The proliferation of the Internet and the ownership of mobile and electronic devices, have, in part, witnessed rates of cheating, plagiarism and academic misconduct cases…
Descriptors: Males, Cheating, Student Attitudes, Likert Scales
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Alnujaidi, Sulaiman – English Language Teaching, 2017
This study investigated the relationship between EFL students' experience, attitudes, perceptions, and expectations toward the effectiveness of Social Network Sites (SNS), namely, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Flickr, Classmates, Academica, MySpace, English baby, and Google+, in English language learning. A survey of 103 participants from…
Descriptors: Social Media, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, College Students
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Noaman, Amin Y.; Ragab, Abdul Hamid M.; Madbouly, Ayman I.; Khedra, Ahmed M.; Fayoumi, Ayman G. – Studies in Higher Education, 2017
This paper presents a developed higher education quality assessment model (HEQAM) that can be applied for enhancement of university services. This is because there is no universal unified quality standard model that can be used to assess the quality criteria of higher education institutes. The analytical hierarchy process is used to identify the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Universities, Questionnaires
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Alsubyani, Noor Abdulhadi – International Education Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the academic, administrative, economic, social, and psychological problems faced by students of Textile and fabric major at King Abdul-Aziz University. To achieve this purpose, a questionnaire was designed and distributed to a sample of students in the Textile and fabric major, after the use of…
Descriptors: Clothing Instruction, Majors (Students), Questionnaires, Student Attitudes
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