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Demirbag, Mehmet; Kingir, Sevgi; Çepni, Salih – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between prospective teachers' belief systems and writing-to-learn. The participants comprised eight freshmen from the Department of Elementary Science Education at a public university in Turkey. The data were collected using semi-structured interviews.The results indicated that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Beliefs, Elementary Education
Kanyaprasith, Kamonwan; Finley, Fred N.; Phonphok, Nason – Online Submission, 2015
This study evaluates a cross-cultural experience in science and mathematics teaching in Thailand--an internship program. In this study, qualitative data sources including semi-structured interviews, classroom observations, and pre-post questionnaire were collected from five groups of participants, which were: (a) administrators; (b) Thai…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
Jabari, Kamran; Moradi Sheykhjan, Tohid – Online Submission, 2015
Present study examined the relationship between stress among academic staff and students' satisfaction of their performances in Payame Noor University (PNU) of Miandoab City, Iran in 2014. The methodology of the research is descriptive and correlation that descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. Statistical Society…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Stress Variables, College Students
Ugulu, Ilker; Yorek, Nurettin – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of this research is to investigate the opinions of the pre-service teachers toward teacher selection system and civil servant selection exam (KPSS). In this study, qualitative re-search methods and semi-structured interviews were used and researcher-made questionnaires containing open-ended questions were administered. The study group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Selection
Edwards, Alexander Kyei; Aboagye, Samuel Kwadwo – Online Submission, 2015
The Ghana Education Service (GES) is facing challenges in school leadership and hence a lot of criticisms on basic school performances. The issue is whether school leadership relates to school performances and that there is the need for transformation leadership. The purpose of this study was to discuss self-reported leadership practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Graduate Students, Transformational Leadership
Sexton, Steven – Online Submission, 2015
This self-study investigated how one teacher educator influenced his final-year pre-service teachers perceived primary science classroom learning environment. The study utilized the Nature of Science as Argumentative Questionnaire (NSAAQ) and regularly scheduled focus group interviews. These tools investigated how the learning environment the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Science, Science Instruction, Teacher Educators
Basal, Ahmet – Online Submission, 2015
Today, the rapid advances in technology have been drastically changing and shaping the way humans live.In line with these developments, the use of technology in education has been on the increase and language education is no exception. Therefore, the expectations from language teachers have been changing. As expected from all teachers of other…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Language Teachers
Gul, Showkeen Bilal Ahmad; Qasem, Mamun Ali Naji; Bhat, Mehraj Ahmad – Online Submission, 2015
In this paper an attempt was made to analyze the effect of items direction (positive or negative) on the Alpha Cronbach reliability coefficient and the Split Half reliability coefficient in Likert scale. The descriptive survey research method was used for the study and sample of 510 undergraduate students were selected by used random sampling…
Descriptors: Likert Scales, Test Reliability, Test Items, Undergraduate Students
Bozdogan, Aykut Emre – Online Submission, 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine the past field trip experiences of pre-service teachers who are graduates of Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology and who had pedagogical formation training certificate and to examine their self-efficacy beliefs in planning and organizing field trips with regard to different variables. The study was…
Descriptors: Biology, College Graduates, Preservice Teachers, Field Trips
Karatekin, Kadir; Merey, Zihni – Online Submission, 2015
The objective of this study is to determine the attitudes of preservice social studies-teachers towards solid wastes and recycle. This study used the screening model, In order to determine the attitudes of preservice teachers towards solid wastes and recycle, we used the "Scale for the Attitudes of Preservice Teachers towards Solid Wastes and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Recycling, Conservation (Environment)
Luo, Jeng-Jia – Online Submission, 2015
Linking literacies as a teaching approach has been perceived by language educators as natural and necessary (Dodson 2002; Hinkel 2006). Nevertheless, the literature has not documented much regarding how to adopt this approach in English classes, especially in EFL contexts. The present study was thus conducted to examine how EFL learners perceive a…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Fichten, Catherine S.; King, Laura; Jorgensen, Mary; Nguyen, Mai Nhu; Budd, Jillian; Havel, Alice; Asuncion, Jennison; Amsel, Rhonda; Raymond, Odette; Poldma, Tiiu – Online Submission, 2015
In fall 2014 we surveyed 311 students who had been enrolled at least one semester in two Canadian junior/community colleges. We inquired about their views, experiences, and recommendations about ICTs used in their college by their instructors in face-to-face classes in various programs of study. Results show that students consistently preferred…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Baltaci, Serdal; Yildiz, Avni – Online Submission, 2015
Each new version of the GeoGebra dynamic mathematics software goes through updates and innovations. One of these innovations is the GeoGebra 5.0 version. This version aims to facilitate 3D instruction by offering opportunities for students to analyze 3D objects. While scanning the previous studies of GeoGebra 3D, it is seen that they mainly focus…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Technology, Geometry
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de Araujo, Gustavo Cunha; de Oliveira, Ana Arlinda – Online Submission, 2015
This article presents the results of a Master's study conducted at the Graduate Program in Education of Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso, which sought to understand how educational practices occur in the teaching of art in Youth and Adult Education in Cuiabá city, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, using qualitative, descriptive and interpretative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Adult Education, Masters Programs
Frímannsdóttir, Ingibjörg B. – Online Submission, 2015
Today's students demand another approach to learning than the approach taken for students entering the school system 20 to 30 years ago. Modern students' expectations and demands with regard to how and when they want to study are not the same as they used to be. Students now want more independence in how they plan their study, including having the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Distance Education, Conventional Instruction
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