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Kahramanoglu, Recep; Aslan, Emre; Yilmaz, Islim Derya; Odabas, Ceyla; Tekerek, Suleyman; Oflaz, Okkes – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study is to identify the target needs of preparatory classes for undergraduate programs which teach in foreign languages, in English. The differences between the target needs and the current level of the students constitute the subject of this study. The discrepancy model has been used as the need identification approach. In the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Engineering Education
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Önen, Emine; Yayvak, Melike Kübra Tasdelen – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to examine the interrater reliability of the scoring of paragraph writing skills on foreign languages with the measurement invariance tests. The study group consists of 267 students studying English at the Preparatory School at Gazi University. In the study, where students write a paragraph on the same topic, the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Factor Analysis, English (Second Language)
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Sener, Sabriye; Çokçaliskan, Ayten – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Exploring learning style and multiple intelligence type of learners can enable the students to identify their strengths and weaknesses and learn from them. It is also very important for teachers to understand their learners' learning styles and multiple intelligences since they can carefully identify their goals and design activities that can…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Cognitive Style, Correlation, Teaching Methods
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Gürleyik, Sinan; Akdemir, Elif – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Developing curriculum to enhance student learning is the primer purpose of all curricular activities. Availability of recent tools supporting to teach various skills including reading, listening, speaking and writing has opened a new avenue for curricular activities in technology-enhanced learning environments. Understanding the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Chen, Xiaokan; Li, Hongmei; Gui, Min – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Foreign language reading serves as the fundamental channel for foreign language acquisition and for information gathering. However, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners are generally slow in their reading rates. A number of approaches have been proposed to improve reading rates of EFL learners, underpinned by learning theories. From an…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Syntax
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Yilmaz, Cevdet; Arcagök, Serdar – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study is to identify the autonomy supportive behaviors exhibited by EFL teachers. The population of the study is composed of EFL teachers working in Çanakkale city center and districts in the 2017-2018 academic year. The sample of the research consists of 80 English teachers at state schools in Turkey. In the study, the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Öztürk, Basak Karakoç – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the state of using metacognitive strategies to develop listening skills in teaching Turkish as a foreign language to Syrian children. This research is a descriptive study designed with the survey method. In June 2017, the Certification Program for Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language was organized for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Listening Skills, Turkish
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Taysi, Esra Karakus – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study is to consider the Turkish learning situations of the 16 Arab-origin students learning Turkish at TÖMER subordinate to a state university in the Aegean region from the perspectives of both students and the teachers who teach them Turkish and investigate their language learning experiences from many perspectives. In order…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Arabs, Turkish, Second Language Learning
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Thumvichit, Athip – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Globalization has accelerated the growth of English and created a need for several changes in English language teaching (ELT), one of which is related to the role of ELT materials in facilitating interaction across cultures. Considering the fast growing importance of cultural content in ELT, this study explores issues of cultural presentation in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Instructional Materials
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Dilekli, Yalçin; Tezci, Erdogan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Teaching thinking skills is core of the curriculum in many cultures. Although curricula have mutual points, the results were different from each other. Having different results of teaching thinking curriculums applied in different countries indicates importance of personal differences of teachers. Defining level of teacher's self-efficacy makes a…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Teaching Methods, Self Efficacy, Factor Analysis
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Iscan, Adem – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The use and utility of auditory and visual tools in language teaching is a common practice. Films constitute one of the tools. It has been found that using films in language teaching is also effective in the development of vocabulary of foreign language learners. The literature review reveals that while films are used in foreign language teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Vocabulary Development, Turkish
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Karakus, Memet; Türkkan, Buket Turhan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
This study aims at investigating the needs related to the attainments, content, processes of teaching-learning and measurement-evaluation aspect of Measurement and Evaluation course. This research was designed as a case study which is one of the qualitative research designs. The most common problem in Measurement and Evaluation courses was found…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Needs Assessment, Qualitative Research, Measurement
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Bozavli, Ebubekir – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Word is one of the most important components of a natural language. Speech is meaningful because of the meanings of words. Vocabulary acquired in one's mother tongue is learned consciously in a foreign language in non-native settings. Learning vocabulary in a system based on grammar is generally neglected or learned in conventional ways. This…
Descriptors: Phonetics, Second Language Learning, Junior High School Students, English (Second Language)
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Sevy-Biloon, Julia – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
English language students at the Universidad Nacional de Educacion (UNAE) in Ecuador tend to have various learning styles and have a hard time being motivated to not only learn, but also remember the correct form of English language being taught in the classroom. It is mandatory for these students to learn English; therefore many do not have…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Alyaz, Yunus; Isigicok, Erkan; Gursoy, Esim – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
This study examines the environmental attitudes of Turkish pre-service teachers of German as a foreign language using the German version of The Revised New Ecological Paradigm Scale (RNEP) and aims to compare New Ecological Paradigm (NEP) level of participants before and after a larger research project that uses documentary movies as a language…
Descriptors: Documentaries, Preservice Teachers, Comparative Analysis, Environmental Education
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