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Akpur, Ugur – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study is to find out the predictive degree of university students' levels of need for cognition and metacognition on their academic achievement. A total of 253 university students formed the study group. To collect the data of the study, "The Metacognition Awareness Inventory" (MAI) and "The Need for Cognition…
Descriptors: College Students, Metacognition, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Processes
Altintas, Sedat; Görgen, Izzet – Online Submission, 2017
In our country, as a result of the appointment in some different disciplines, nearly 30000 teacher candidates could be a part of education system. Also, a new revision has been completed on teacher candidate training and it has been put into action. Teacher candidates have been trained for six months after they have been appointed. These teachers…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Interviews, Teacher Education Programs, Program Effectiveness
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Kavanoz, Suzan – Online Submission, 2017
Promoting higher communication efficiency among teacher candidates and acting as models are among the main professional responsibilities of teacher educators. This makes the task of teachers even more important in language education classes where students are prospective language teachers and their development as language teachers highly depend on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Communication (Thought Transfer), Anxiety, Mixed Methods Research
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Ramos, Selen – Online Submission, 2017
The aim of the current study was to investigate whether bilingual university/ college students may have speaking test anxiety. Additionally, it was examined whether there were differences in anxiety levels among bilingual students according to gender. To collect data, 140 bilingual university students were given a GEP-TAS (General English…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, College Students, Test Anxiety, Gender Differences
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Okuyan, Sibel – Online Submission, 2017
In our globalizing and rapidly changing world thanks to the communication technologies, Turkey has a significant strategic position in terms of socio-cultural and economical aspects. Therefore, Turkey has a different commercial and political relationship with many countries comprising various cultures and languages. In order to maintain these…
Descriptors: Translation, Second Languages, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
Ekmekçi, Emrah – Online Submission, 2017
Employing drama activities in foreign language classes has proved to help language learners improve their skills. Within the context of drama course offered in an English Language Teacher Education program in Turkey, the present study suggests some drama activities based on well-known Nasreddin Hodja jokes. The study aims to find answers to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drama, Teaching Methods, Humor
Paker, Turan; Özcan, Yeliz Ergül – Online Submission, 2017
Our study aimed at finding out the effectiveness of corpus-based vocabulary teaching activities as well as students' attitudes towards concordance-based materials when corpus-based tasks in English vocabulary learning are used. The study was conducted in a preparatory school in a private university. The participants were 28 intermediate level…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Yildirim, Gürkan – Online Submission, 2017
Today, it is seen that developing technologies are tried to be used continuously in the learning environments. These technologies have rapidly been diversifying and changing. Recently, virtual reality technology has become one of the technologies that experts have often been dwelling on. The present research tries to determine users' opinions and…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Simulated Environment
Ünver, Meral Melek; Sahin, Murat Dogan – Online Submission, 2017
University education is characterized by the atmosphere and opportunities offered to students to help master new skills, develop existing ones, realize and accept cultural diversity, hence broaden their horizons. Compared to past, students now have numerous alternatives either in the university in their home country or abroad. According to the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Language Proficiency, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries
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Kaya, Asli; Bilen, Sermin – Online Submission, 2017
Creativity, although it had existed since the existence of humanity, nowadays it is gaining more and more importance. In this process, creativity have been addressed in a variety of ways such as the studies of development on creativity and determination of the level of creativity. For this reason some scales or tests have been developed. Developed…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Turkish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Girgin, Mustafa – Online Submission, 2017
Almost all of the studies which are about the learning effects of the games emphasize as if, they have all agreed on all hands that the games contribute to the child's spiritual and educational development. No matter at which age group it is, to claim that game derived gains couldn't be gained by no other way, wouldn't be exaggeration indeed. The…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Geography Instruction, Maps
Koral Gümüsoglu, Eylem; Akay, Emel – Online Submission, 2017
Technology has undergone a lot of radical changes in the last years which have caused the implemention of new paradigms in different sectors. It is almost impossible for education not to be affected from this change in technology. It has shifted from the traditional applications to the technology use in the classrooms. In this case, teachers' role…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Adoption (Ideas), College Faculty, Foreign Countries
Aydin, Burcu – Online Submission, 2017
In an English Foreign Language learning context, where access to native like use of metaphorical language is limited, gaining this ability becomes challenging. For many years, foreign language educators didn't pay much attention to idiomatic language and assumed that idioms could only be taught through rote learning. For this reason, they face…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Arslan Çavusoglu, Ayse; Tepebasili, Fatih – Online Submission, 2017
The main purpose of this study is to develop a scale for German teacher candidates' attitude towards the German reading. The scale was applied to 156 students who were enrolled in the Foreign Language Teaching Department of the Ahmet Kelesoglu Education Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University. Out of 156 students, %14.1 (n = 22) were preparation…
Descriptors: German, Reading Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Behavior Rating Scales
Kirbas, Abdülkadir – Online Submission, 2017
Writing is to transfer the visualised ideas on the paper. Writing, one of the language skills, is a significant tool of communication which provides the permanency of information conveying emotions and thoughts. Since writing has both cognitive and physical aspects, it makes writing the hardest and the latest language skill to improve. The studies…
Descriptors: Turkish, Educational Practices, Writing (Composition), Language Skills
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