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Sharma, Vipin – Online Submission, 2019
This paper reports on a study into Saudi students' perspectives on social media usage to promote EFL learning. Sixty Saudi learners of English as a foreign language enrolled at Jazan University were participants in the study. To gauge the participants' perspective; a questionnaire was designed, adapted from Aifan (2015) and previous studies on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Social Media, English (Second Language)
Abdala, Ayman Hamad Elneil Hamdan; Elnadeef, Elsadig Ali Elsadig – Online Submission, 2019
This study investigates English language anxiety and stress among Saudi students in the First Year in College of Sciences and Arts in Dharan Aljanoub who study an English intensive course. It demonstrates the major causes of language anxiety and stress in English class. The study is based on descriptive analytical approach. The researchers used a…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Anxiety, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Elnadeef, Elsadig Ali Elsadig; Abdala, Ayman Hamad Elneil Hamdan – Online Submission, 2019
This study investigates the significance of English club in fostering speaking skill in Saudi Arabia context. It hypothesizes that Saudi university students are enthusiastic to learn authentic English and English club as free voluntary speaking activity with low anxiety assists Saudi university students practice English joyfully. This study aims…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Mugableh, Ahmad Ibrahim; Khreisat, Mohammad Nayef – Online Submission, 2019
Learning the writing skill is a challenging task for second or foreign language learners. This difficulty stems from the fact that students required multiple skills and knowledge while writing. They need, for example, enough vocabulary inventory, grammar knowledge, and other discourse strategies to organize the text. Students are also in need for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Alrezqi, Wafa'a Mueed; Althaqafi, Abeer Sultan – Online Submission, 2019
The present study focuses on feedback-based writing conferences (FBWCs) that involve feedback sessions with the teacher in a more dialogic and collaborative atmosphere to respond to students' writing. The rationale behind eliciting students' views and preferences regarding one-on-one and group FBWCs stems from the importance of fostering effective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Conferences (Gatherings), Student Attitudes
AlTarawneh, Mohammad Qasim; AlMithqal, Eyad Ahmad – Online Submission, 2019
This study aimed at investigating the perceptions of using first language (Arabic) in the ESP classroom from the viewpoints of both students and teachers of the Preparatory Year Department at an applied medical college in Saudi Arabia. It also intended to find out if there were significant differences in perceptions according to variables like…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, English for Special Purposes, Medical Students
Alhourani, Alaa Q. – Online Submission, 2018
Besides to the communicative function of language there is the social function which shows the role that language plays in society. This can be noted in sociolinguistics through code switching. The main purpose of the case study is to investigate and understand the functions of Arabic-English code switching among the bilingual Saudi speakers in…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Case Studies, Semitic Languages, English (Second Language)
Alharbi, Jaithen; Almahdi, Hassan; Mosbah, Aissa – Online Submission, 2018
Using the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB), this study aimed to investigate the impact of Entrepreneurship Education Programs (EEPs) on entrepreneurial attitudes and intentions among university students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Following the quantitative approach of enquiry, a self-administered questionnaire was distributed among two…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Self Employment, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
Abdelhalim, Safaa M. – Online Submission, 2018
From a constructivist perspective, this study examines the effect of an integrative strategy based on incorporating flipped model of instruction and self-reflection practices on enhancing the listening comprehension and some self-regulated learning skills of Saudi lower intermediate EFL majors in the preparatory year, Imam University. After…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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
Alfakih, Ahmed Hassan – Online Submission, 2017
The study examined the impact of a training program on enhancing postgraduate students' research skills in preparing a research proposal. The nature of the skills required to prepare a research proposal were first determined using a questionnaire. A training program for improving such skills was then constructed and seven postgraduate students in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Research, Research Skills
Akbas, Erdem, Ed.; Hatipoglu, Ciler, Ed.; Bayyurt, Yasemin, Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
This is the book of abstracts for the conference held in 2017 entitled: ''METADISCOURSE ACROSS GENRES: MAPPING INTERACTION IN SPOKEN & WRITTEN DISCOURSES'', also known as MAG2017. The 1st International Conference on Metadiscourse Across Genres took place in METU Northern Cyprus Campus, Cyprus between 30 March-1 April 2017 with the…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Written Language, Discourse Analysis, Computational Linguistics
Young, Barbara; Clark, Laura – Online Submission, 2017
The qualitative study investigated the cultural adjustment experiences of Saudi Women International Graduate Students studying for the first time in a mixed-gender environment in the United States. Questions for the study invited the Saudi women to share prior expectations about coming to study in the United States compared to the reality of their…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Arabs, Females, Graduate Students
Al-Zoubi, Suhail Mahmoud – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this study was to identify the obstacles facing learning disabilities resource room (LDRR). The sample of the study consisted of 42 teachers working in learning disabilities resource room (LDRR) at Najran in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). A questionnaire was developed and distributed to the sample of the study. The results indicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mainstreaming, Barriers, Learning Disabilities
Zayed, Jihan – Online Submission, 2016
Adopting a qualitative design, the present study aimed to highlight Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of dialogism in relation to the objectives of teacher education in KSA. To bring this theory to teacher education, the study considered the ways in which students, texts and the instructor interact--enter into dialogue--in order to generate meaning and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Theories, Teacher Student Relationship, Reader Text Relationship
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