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Karagöz, Beytullah – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the pre-service Turkish teachers' lateral thinking dispositions with regard to different variables. The research is a descriptive study which was structured according to the correlational survey model. The sample of the study consists of a total of 197 pre-service teachers studying in the Faculty of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Thinking Skills, Creative Thinking
McDonald, Betty – Online Submission, 2019
Students often find it extremely difficult to memorise a host of formulae and more importantly to use them in context when required. By identifying a wide variety of different three variable formulae and commenting on their uses, this article seeks to reinforce basic scientific principles and simultaneously make connections using real life,…
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Mathematical Formulas, College Students, High School Students
Torres, Joel Mayo; Alieto, Ericson Olario – Online Submission, 2019
Using the Grammatical and Lexical Acceptability Questionnaire (GLAQ), the study aims to contextualize the extent of acceptance of PhE grammatical and lexical items among 400 pre-service basic education teachers in state universities in Luzon and Mindanao. It further determined the difference on the participants' extent of acceptability when…
Descriptors: Grammar, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ozmusul, Mustafa, Ed. – Online Submission, 2019
These proceedings contain the abstracts of papers of EDUSREF 2019, which was held in Ankara, Turkey on 28-29 June 2019. Establishing in 2018 as a scientific initiative; Education, Society & Reform Research (EDUSREF) is an International Conference that aims to bridge the knowledge gap, promote social research esteem, and produce democratic…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, English Teachers, Educational Technology
Backstrand, Jeffrey R.; Donaldson, Kristi – Online Submission, 2018
This report is a longitudinal study of the college-going patterns of almost 13,500 Newark high school students from the district, charter, vocational technical, and parochial sectors. It includes students who graduated high school between 2011 and 2016 from the Newark Public Schools (NPS) -- both comprehensive and magnet, Essex County Vocational…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Outcomes of Education, High School Graduates, Enrollment
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Young, Natasha, Ed.; Weese, Bailey, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Sixteen scholarly papers and twenty abstracts comprise the content of the eighteenth annual Brick & Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the conference, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Inclusion, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Gözpinar, Halis – Online Submission, 2018
Language teachers ought to give their students a sound grounding in what is known as the five C's--communication, communities, cultures, connections, and comparisons--in addition to the classic four basic language skills. This study examines how first-year Turkish students currently enrolled in a culture course at Giresun University view…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Experience, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Erdem, Cahit – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to identify university students' perceptions of English through the use of metaphors. This is a qualitative study with phenomenological design. The data were collected from 342 first grade university students at a state university through a semi-structured form, in which the participants were asked to complete the sentence…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Figurative Language, Foreign Countries
Arendale, David R., Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this directory was to identify, describe, and evaluate evidence that the education practices improve academic performance, close the achievement gap, and improve persistence towards graduation for low-income, first-generation, and historically-underrepresented 6th grade through college students. Method: The sample for the…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Evidence Based Practice, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement
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García Laborda, Jesús; Alcalde Peñalver, Elena – Online Submission, 2018
Despite the increasing importance of language testing, technology design matters related to testing have hardly been addressed in academic research, yet not enough has been written on test-taking anxiety related to computerized speaking tests. Although students nowadays are digital natives, in our experience they seem to experience a significant…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Computer Assisted Testing, High Stakes Tests, Internet
Gafney, Leo – Online Submission, 2017
This report is based on several evaluations of NSF-funded geoscience projects at Stony Brook University on Long Island, NY. The report reviews the status of K-12 geoscience education, identifying challenges posed by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), the experiences of university faculty engaged in teacher preparation, state…
Descriptors: Science Education, Earth Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Evaluation
Soiferman, L. Karen – Online Submission, 2017
Learning how to teach writing is a skill just as learning how to write is a skill. Without a dedicated composition course in Education faculties pre-service teachers are not getting the training they require to be effective teachers of writing. In this report, a case is made for why teachers have to be more aware of how students learn to write and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Writing Instruction, Direct Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience or with school employment. This course, Education…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Masters Programs, Action Research, Student Projects
Çetinavci, Ugur Recep; Öztürk, Ismet – Online Submission, 2017
Pragmatic competence is among the explicitly acknowledged sub-competences that make the communicative competence in any language (Bachman & Palmer, 1996; Council of Europe, 2001). Within the notion of pragmatic competence itself, "implicature (implied meanings)" comes to the fore as one of the five main areas there (Levinson, 1983).…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Computer Assisted Testing, Communicative Competence (Languages), Second Language Instruction
Kiliçkaya, Ferit, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
The 5th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture has been hosted by Mehmet Akif Ersoy University (Burdur, Turkey), in cooperation with Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) and Süleyman Demirel University (Isparta, Turkey). Our main aim has been to provide a forum for discussion, to facilitate integration in these fields, and to…
Descriptors: Literature, Conferences (Gatherings), Figurative Language, Speeches
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