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Alzahrani, Maha Abdulwahed – English Language Teaching, 2018
This qualitative study examines the experience of Saudi students in the process of learning English while studying in an anglophone country. Through the lens of progressive educational theory and passive learning style, specific factors such as the students' linguistic background and their current experience were explored. This study sought to…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Arabs
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Qutob, Maysa M. – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study investigates EFL students' satisfaction with their acquired speaking skills based on the materials used as part of the classroom environment, and the teacher as a facilitator of the classroom environment. A questionnaire was adapted from Asakereh and Maliheh's (2015) study, and completed by 60 students in the tenth grade at a private…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Student Attitudes, Student Satisfaction
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Alqudayri, Bushra; Gounko, Tatiana – Journal of International Students, 2018
This paper presents findings from a study which explored experiences of Saudi Arabian female graduate students studying in Canada. The data for this descriptive qualitative study was collected through semi-structured interviews with ten students undertaking graduate studies in universities across 5 Canadian provinces. The findings of this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Graduate Students, Foreign Students
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Ibrahim, Mahmoud – English Language Teaching, 2018
There is a strong belief among language teachers that intensive exposure to language alone can lead to acquisition. The present study is a qualitative- quantitative research design that used a quasi-experimental design to compare between the effectiveness of intensive exposure to language versus phonological awareness explicit instruction on adult…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Alharbi, Wafa Owaydhah; Alturki, Khaled Ibrahim – English Language Teaching, 2018
The study aimed to identify the degree of social media contribution to reinforcing digital citizenship meaning from the viewpoint of female students at Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh. The study was an attempt to answer the following two questions in order to achieve the objectives of the study: To which extent does SnapChat…
Descriptors: Social Media, Females, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Alsairi, Meshari A. – English Language Teaching, 2018
Various studies have been carried out in order to find out the suitable age for foreign language acquisition. Every research study has had a different Critical Period (CP) and most of them have not been really close together in terms of years. Critical Period refers to the actual time frame during which foreign language acquisition should take…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Acquisition
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Alhamami, Munassir – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018
This mixed-methods study investigates language learners' intention to attend a class and learn a foreign language in face-to-face and online settings using Ajzen's theory of planned behavior (TPB). The data were collected using interviews, questionnaires, and treatments with participants in two groups: a face-to-face language learning (FLL) group…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Online Courses, Interviews
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Alghraibeh, Ahmad M.; Juieed, Noof M. Bni – International Education Studies, 2018
We examined the correlation between social isolation and affective isolation among 457 undergraduate students using a stratified cluster sampling technique. Participants comprised 221 men and 236 women, all of whom were either first- or fourth-year students enrolled in various majors at King Saud University. Means, standard deviations, Pearson…
Descriptors: Correlation, Social Isolation, Affective Behavior, Prediction
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Alshorman, Bassam Ahmad; Bawaneh, Ali Khaled – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
This study aimed to identify the attitudes of university faculty members and students towards the use of the Learning Management System (LMS) in teaching and learning. The descriptive analytical approach was used, and the data were collected using two different tools constructed by the researchers. The first is related to the attitudes of faculty…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, College Students
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Abu Warda, Mona Hamid – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
This article is aimed to investigating the influence of a web quest strategy on achievement, and whether collaborative learning can maximize the effectiveness of a web quest used as a medium in teaching and learning educational psychology among the female students at Al Majmaa University in Saudi Arabia. Quantitative and qualitative approaches…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Females
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Alsalem, Majed A. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine evidence-based practices related to reading comprehension through metacognitive strategies utilizing digital books among deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) in higher education. Previous literature has demonstrated that the major educational challenge for DHH students was developing reading comprehension skills.…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Intervention, Hearing Impairments, Reading Achievement
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Sevcikova, Beata Lewis – English Language Teaching, 2018
The present research offers an assessment of the online open source tools used in the L2 academic writing, teaching, and learning environment. As fairly little research has been conducted on how to best use online automated proofreaders for educational purposes, the objective of this study is to examine the potential of such online tools. Unlike…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Teaching Methods, Feedback (Response), Academic Discourse
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Al-asqah, Amnah – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the students' attitudes towards private sector work during study. Design/methodology/approach: This study used a comprehensive social survey (including questionnaire and interviewing) distributed to experts in departments and colleges in King Saud University and Princess Nora University. Findings:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Private Sector, Work Study Programs
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Latif, Rabia; Mumtaz, Sadaf; Mumtaz, Rafia; Hussain, Aamir – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2018
Debate and role play for learning critical thinking and communication skills are being increasingly used in various undergraduate medical schools worldwide. We aim to compare students' views about effectiveness of two teaching strategies; debate and role play to exercise critical thinking and communication skills during problem-based learning…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Females, Medical Students
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AlGhamdi, Boushra Abdul-Aziz; AL-Garni, Shorouq Ali; Qutob, Maysa M. – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study compares males and females perception of the effect of social media on their social interaction to understand the difference between both genders. The study follows a mixed-method methodology using a questionnaire with closed-ended items and open-ended questions. Responses to the questionnaire are collected form 207 male and female…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Time Management, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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