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Sakarneh, Mohammad – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The aim of this study is to describe and then contrast the New South Wales Department of Education and Training's model of quality teaching with the Jordanian Ministry of Education's conception of quality teaching, looking particularly at potential differences in interpretation. A content analysis methodology was used. Each perspective has been…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Comparative Analysis, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness
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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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Mensah, Emmanuel; Atta, George – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The study used a phenomenological lens to explore middle level classroom goal perceptions and classroom experiences that were pivotal in motivating students to achieve their learning goals. A total of 46 participants (31 students and 15 teachers) from two middle schools in a Midwestern city participated in focus group discussions and one-on-one…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Phenomenology, Student Attitudes, Goal Orientation
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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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Lee, Young Ah – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
Although teachers may agree that it is important to teach all learners equitably, it is challenging to practice social justice oriented pedagogy due to its multiplicity and complexity. This participatory action research attempted to examine student teaching practices that three teacher candidates approached to teach for social justice with young…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Student Teaching, Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education
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Lacasa, Pilar; García-Pernía, María-Ruth; Núñez, Patricia – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
The main goal of this paper is to analyze adolescents' experiences when they play SimCity (EA, 2008), a commercial videogame, in an innovative learning environment designed around the concept of participatory culture. By using this video game in the classroom and machinima productions created in relation to the game, we sought to generate a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Educational Technology, Video Games, Technology Uses in Education
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Ljung-Djärf, Agneta; Wennås Brante, Eva; Holmqvist Olander, Mona – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
Swedish early childhood education (ECE) offers a curriculum-based preschool for children aged one to five, and a preschool class for children aged six years. Activities in these programs have traditionally been based on play and having fun, avoiding structured activities with formal learning objectives. Due to indications that Swedish ECE has…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries, Play
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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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Ivala, Eunice; Gachago, Daniela; Condy, Janet; Chigona, Agnes – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
Employers in South Africa are calling for students graduating from higher education institutions (HEIs) to exhibit the capacity for reflection. However, many tertiary institutions fall short in allowing opportunities for reflection. As a result, HEIs are grappling to find ways of fostering reflection amongst their students. This paper argues that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Story Telling
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Chou, I-Chia – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
For students in a perspective English teacher program, enhancing language proficiency and teaching knowledge is essential so that they can participate in the teaching community. This study investigated the acquisition of an unfamiliar discursive practice by four undergraduate students in a perspective EFL teacher training program. The practice is…
Descriptors: Context Effect, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction
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