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Rillo, Richard M.; Alieto, Ericson O. – Online Submission, 2018
This study investigated and analyzed the prevalence and presence of indirectness markers in Korean and Persian English Essays. The researchers analyzed the prevalence of the indirectness markers as a set of politeness strategies employed by the Korean and Persian university bound students in their English compositions. Furthermore, the researchers…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Writing Instruction, Essays
Cruz, Selwyn A.; Pariña, Jose Cristina M. – Online Submission, 2017
Stemming from issue of migration for education, the study explored the language learning experience of Korean university students who come to the Philippines for education. Specifically, it documented the changes in the students' implicit and explicit knowledge that occurred in the preactional until the actional phase of their learning journey in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Knowledge Level, Context Effect
Schenck, Andrew – Online Submission, 2017
While educators in South Korea have identified a need to change outdated practices of language pedagogy, continued utilization of the grammar-translation approach has perpetuated communication problems in a South Korean EFL context. To provide clinical analysis needed for effective reform, literal, figurative, and discursive aspects of formulaic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Communication Skills
Gaulee, Uttam – Online Submission, 2016
We may examine the relationship between higher education and economic growth by comparing the Republic of Korea to the Republic of India. How do political educational decisions impact economic growth? Although both countries began with relatively underdeveloped economies at the time of their independence in the late 1940s, these two countries took…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Role of Education, Higher Education
Schenck, Andrew D.; Choi, Wonkyung – Online Submission, 2015
Within Asian EFL contexts such as South Korea, large class sizes, poor sources of input and an overreliance on the Grammar-Translation Method may negatively impact semantic and pragmatic development of writing content. Since formulaic language is imbued with syntactic, semantic and pragmatic linguistic features, it represents an ideal means to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Asians
Jobbitt, Todd – Online Submission, 2014
The purpose of this survey was to ascertain Korean teacher-trainees' perspectives on the awareness, likability, perceived usefulness and prospective application of varied language teaching methods that they had been taught in a sixteen-week language teaching methodology course. What did the students think about these methods? Will students…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Schenck, Andrew; Mottalib, Ramy E.A.; Baldwin, Matthew – Online Submission, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore issues of international education within a Confucian context. Fifteen international learners were purposively sampled from a Korean university; these participants were then given an extensive open-ended interview to elicit information about educational experiences. Data analysis revealed five main issues: a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, International Education, Confucianism
Bista, Krishna – Online Submission, 2010
This study proposes to identify and evaluate the factors that affect code switching in the university classroom among 15 bilingual international students. The findings from the study conducted in a southern American university revealed that the primary factor of code switching in international classroom is incompetence in the second language.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Bilingual Students, Classroom Environment
Magno, Carlo – Online Submission, 2010
This study predicted the English proficiency of Korean students using the components of the Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) and number of months spent in the formal study of English. There were 302 Korean students, ages 14-18, who were requested to answer the Strategy Inventory for Language Learning (SILL) and an English ability…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language)
Leem, Junghoon; Lim, Byungro – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of this study was to examine the current status of e-Learning in Korean higher education and find ways to encourage the further use and development of e-Learning systems that aim to enhance Korea's academic competitiveness. A total of 201 universities in Korea (27 national and public, 163 private, and 11 national universities of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Private Colleges
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2006
This paper examines the influence of educational fever on the development of the Republic of Korea education and economy in the context of the cultural history of this country. In order to examine this study, the author explains the concept of educational fever and discusses the relation between Confucianism and education zeal. Educational fever…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cultural Influences, Social Values
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2004
The purpose of this paper is to examine globalization and higher education from a perspective of South Korea. First, the paper reviews the concepts of globalization and internationalization. Second, the author describes a historical synopsis regarding internationalization and higher education in South Korea. Third, Korean government policies on…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational History
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2002
This article examines particular aspects of higher education during the late Korean Choson period with descriptive analysis. The context of Roman Catholicism and Protestantism between the early 18th and the late 19th centuries is presented. Also examined is Christian higher education during these two centuries. The impact of Christianity on Korean…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Korean Culture, Asian History, Christianity
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2002
This study examines the role of religion in Korean elite and higher education during the premodern and modern periods with descriptive analysis. The study focuses on the contribution of Buddhism and Confucianism to premodern elite education in Korea, particularly the interaction between Confucianism and Christianity with modern higher education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Confucianism, Role of Religion, Organizational Culture