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Asikcan, Mehmet; Saban, Ahmet – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to determine prospective teachers' metacognitive awareness levels of reading strategies. A quantitative surve method was used. Participants consisted of 150 prospective primary teachers and 150 prospective Turkish language teachers from Necmettin Erbakan University in Turkey. The data were collected through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Metacognition, Reading Strategies
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Al Shabibi, Amal A.; Alkharusi, Hussain – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study aimed to investigate differences in the mathematical problem-solving and metacognitive skills of the fifth-grade students in Oman as a function of gender and level of academic achievement. The participants were 90 grade five students randomly selected from one educational governorate in the Sultanate of Oman. They were evenly divided…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Metacognition, Intelligence Tests
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Yusuf, Florence Adeoti; Okanlawon, Ayoade Ejiwale; Metu, Valentine David – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study investigated the lecturers' perspectives on enhancing university graduates' employability in Nigeria. Findings revealed that majority of the lecturers agreed that there is need for the undergraduates to acquire transferable skills and a broad-based experience. Also revealed that majority of the lecturers agreed that the undergraduates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, College Graduates, College Faculty
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Esan, James Adebayo – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the amount of fat stored around the hips and thighs (waist-to-hip ratio) of college students in Ikere Ekiti, Nigeria, after a 12-week circuit strength training programme. The study adopted randomised pre-test post-test control group research design. Simple random sampling technique and fish bowl method with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Body Composition, College Students, Physical Fitness
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Demirbas-Celik, Nur – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The present study examines the roles of the satisfaction of basic psychological needs and meaning in life (MIL) on high school students' happiness. In the study, the basic psychological needs scale, MIL questionnaire, the positive and negative affect schedule and the satisfaction with life scale were used as instruments. Happiness or subjective…
Descriptors: High School Students, Psychological Patterns, Personal Autonomy, Student Needs
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Altunkaya, Hatice – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The objective of the present study is to reveal the effect of the activity-based oral presentation course on the speech anxiety of Guidance and Psychological Counselling Department students. In the quantitative study conducted with a single group pre-test-post-test model, the data were collected with 'Speech Anxiety Scale for Pre-Service…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Anxiety, Counselor Training, Speech
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Deringol, Yasemin – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Mathematics is necessary to enable children to gain the knowledge and skills required for daily life, it teaches them how to solve a problem, enables them to gain ways of thinking and prepares them for the future. The prejudice developed towards mathematics affects the students' perceptions related to the mentioned course. The students' low…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Elementary School Students, Learning Motivation, Grade 4
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Alkaaf, Fatma – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This empirical study examines the sustainability and generalisability of the impact of the storytelling strategy, which was implemented earlier with grade 7 students. The sample of this study involved 30 students which are randomly chosen and four teachers, who participated in the experimental groups. The researcher used the mixed approach for…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Writing Strategies, Writing Improvement, Writing Skills
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Sanchez, Alfonso Corbacho; Magro, Luis Javier Conejero – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This article proves statistically the effectiveness of humour in the teaching of English and German to Spanish students of foreign languages. The referred lexicon is particularly troublemaking because of the difficulties that such vocabulary poses for Spanish learners of not-Latin-originated languages. The approach followed is a quantitative and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Humor
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Kizkapan, Oktay; Bektas, Oktay; Saylan Kimizigu, Asli – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine elementary school students' level of self-regulation skills-goal setting and to develop strategies to achieve these goals. Survey method is used in the study with the participants of 368 students. The study was conducted at two elementary schools in Incesu and Kocasinan provinces of Kayseri and students…
Descriptors: Self Control, Elementary School Students, Goal Orientation, Foreign Countries
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Mandina, Shadreck; Dube, Eshiwet – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The study investigated the effect of a Target-Task Approach on the performance of advanced level chemistry students in electrochemistry. The study adopted the quasi-experimental research design. Data were obtained from two advanced level chemistry classes from two high schools in Gweru, Zimbabwe. One of the two classes was assigned to be the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Chemistry
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Popovici, Ileana Monica; Popescu, Lucian; Radu, Liliana-Elisabeta – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
Many studies indicate that a physical fitness characteristic is an important marker for healthy body and healthy mind. The major purpose of this study is to explore the levels of physical fitness of the students between 11 and 13 years of age. The participants of this study are 251 volunteer students including 95 boys and 156 girls between the…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Physical Fitness, Physical Education, Human Body
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Akkanat, Cigdem; Gokdere, Murat – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
Student's ability to use and manipulate scientific concepts has been widely explored; however there is still a need to define the characteristics and nature of science ability. Also, the tests and performance scales that require minimal conceptual knowledge to measure this ability are relatively less common. The aim of this study was to develop an…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Academically Gifted, Middle School Students, Multiple Choice Tests
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Kaymakamoglu, Sibel Ersel – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
Since contemporary views of learning and teaching place learners in the center of learning process, most of the researchers and practitioners have directed their attention to understanding what goes on in the mind of the learners during the process of learning and teaching. In the area of English language learning and teaching this perspective…
Descriptors: Guidance, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Student Attitudes
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Ozcan, Deniz; Uzunboylu, Huseyin – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
The purpose of this study is to analyse the need for curriculum development of special education teachers who work at special education centres and schools with resource rooms with regard to different variables and determine their perceptions of self-efficacy. In this study, a general survey model was employed that allows a general opinion about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Needs, Self Efficacy, Special Education Teachers
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