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Tekinarslan, Erkan; Kennedy, Eugene; Nicolle, Pamela S. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate differences and similarities among United States (US) and Turkish university students in technology ownership, uses of technology for academic purposes, perceived importance of technology, and preferences for technology in education. The EDUCAUSE Center for Analytics and Research (ECAR) undergraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Technology Uses in Education
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Altun, Sertel; Yücel-Toy, Banu – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
This purpose of this study is to investigate how the course designed based on constructivist principles has been implemented, what actions have been taken to solve problems and what thoughts have arisen in the minds of teacher candidates with regard to the constructivist learning approach. In this study, an action research was employed which…
Descriptors: Action Research, Constructivism (Learning), Preservice Teachers, Course Descriptions
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Basal, Ahmet; Gülözer, Kaine; Demir, Ibrahim – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The study aims to discover whether audio or video modality in a listening test is more beneficial to test takers. In this study, the posttest-only control group design was utilized and quantitative data were collected in order to measure participant performances concerning two types of modality (audio or video) in a listening test. The…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Audio Equipment
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Costa, Andreia; Steffgen, Georges – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The present study examined the relation between the amount of years of study and the perception of skill acquisition through indicators of students' satisfaction with the course program. It was hypothesized that the more years students spend at the university, the higher their perception of skill acquisition and that factors related to the course…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Skill Development, Participant Characteristics
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Knecht-Sabres, Lisa Jean; Egan, Brad E.; Wallingford, Minetta S.; Kovic, Mark – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of an intentional blending of instructional strategies in an occupational therapy (OT) entry-level master's course. The OT Adult Practice course uses case-based instructional strategies, clinical skills labs, and standardized patient experiences in a dovetailed approach across three…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Therapy, Educational Strategies, Masters Programs
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Islam, Nurul; Beer, Martin; Slack, Frances – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
E-learning has become a necessity in higher education institutions and is being deployed in educational establishments throughout the world. Researchers have made much emphasis on its benefits but not much is discussed on the disadvantages of e-learning technology. This paper references some of the research work on the limitations of e-learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Educational Benefits, Educational Technology
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Al Darwish, Salwa – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
This qualitative study aims at detecting areas that requires to be developed in the EFL reading program in elementary stages in Kuwaiti public schools by using children's literature. It also examines the reading program in the public elementary curriculum. The participants were six English language major students from the College of Basic…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Reading Programs, Childrens Literature, English (Second Language)
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Nguyen, Tung Nhu – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
Motivational effects during a simulated educational game should be studied because a general concern of lecturers is motivating students and increasing their knowledge. Given advances in internet technology, traditional short in-class games are being substituted with long web-based games. To maximize the benefits of web-based simulation games, a…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Motivation, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
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Mkandawire, Matthews Tiwaone; Walubita, Gabriel – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
Educators in Malawi and Zambia have always been concerned with their student's abilities to become analytical, logical and proficient readers of texts. This has been due to the fear that there is an increased overemphasis on knowledge of the fundamental literacy skills and other basics at the expense of critical thinking. This scenario has…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Interviews, Agricultural Education, Foreign Countries
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Celinska, Dorota; Swazo, Roberto – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
Graduate programs in counselor education have historically offered the on campus multicultural course to increase students' diversity knowledge, skills, and cultural self-awareness in order to satisfy state, national and international accreditation mandates. This article analyzes the self-reported perceptions and experiences of 21 master's level…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Counselor Training, Outcomes of Education, College Faculty
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Guerra, Norma; Castro-Villarreal, Felicia; Cheatham, Nicholas; Claeys, Lorena – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
Bilingual Latino students engage multiple languages, cultures and environments as they pursue educational and professional goals. For this underrepresented group, pursuing a post-secondary degree is a "lucha" (fight) to negotiate the complex interplay of historical, educational, and cultural variables and achieve academic success.…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Task Analysis, Bilingual Teachers, Bilingual Education
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Aslam, D. M.; Abu-Ageel, A.; Alfatlawi, M.; Varney, M. W.; Thompson, C. M.; Aslam, S. K. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
As inspirations from flora and fauna have led to many advances in modern technology, the concept of drawing ideas from nature for design should be reflected in engineering education. This paper focuses on a maple-seed robotic flier (MRF) with various complexities, a robotic platform modeled after the samaras of maple or ash trees, to teach STEM…
Descriptors: Robotics, Entrepreneurship, Engineering Education, Science Instruction
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Hubert, Michael D. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
Approaches to foreign language (FL) instruction have changed a great deal in the past fifty years, the most fundamental change being the shift from a focus solely on language form to a focus on communicative competence (CC). Although most FL instructors now appear to focus on CC in the teaching of speaking, they do not necessarily apply CC to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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Whiteley, Robert F.; Gillespie, Judy; Robinson, Cathy; Watts, Wilda; Carter, Deb – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
This article reports on research regarding interprofessional education (IPE) in child welfare conducted in 2009 and 2010. Pre service nursing, social worker and teacher education candidates participated in a workshop that "exposed" (Charles, Bainbridge & Gilbert, 2010) students to IPE in child welfare. This paper addresses a gap in…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Instructional Effectiveness, Nursing Students, Social Work
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Robb, Elizabeth; Sinatra, Richard; Eschenauer, Robert – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
This mixed methods counterbalanced study compared the gain score means of two different approaches to vocabulary acquisition--Vocabulary Theater (VT) and Teacher Directed Instruction (TDI) for 8th grade students from three schools in New York. The purpose of the study was to explore the effects of a peer teaching approach on students' vocabulary…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Peer Teaching, Grade 8, Academic Discourse
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