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Alsayyari, Haifa I. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
A gap exists in the literature regarding the needs, concerns, and overall experiences of Arab American parents of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (Al Khatib, 2017; Goforth, 2011; Haboush, 2007). This study explored the experiences of five Arab American mothers of children with ASD. A qualitative interview approach, utilizing…
Descriptors: Arabs, North Americans, Autism, Clinical Diagnosis
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Alrob, Marwan M. A. Abu; Asad, Nizar A. A.; Daqar, Mohannad A. M. Abu – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
We examine the computer-based exams system at Arab American University-Palestine in terms of teacher and student attitudes as well as the quality of the test items. A three-pronged approach to data collection was used. First, we elicited answers to questionnaires from 704 faculty and student respondents. Second, we conducted eight individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, Educational Technology, College Students
Lee, Courtland C., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2019
With an emphasis on direct application to practice, this graduate-level text offers strategies for working with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Introductory chapters build a foundation for cross-cultural counseling with discussions on current theory, the ongoing pursuit of multicultural competence, and the complexities of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Differences, Counseling Theories, Cultural Awareness
Iwamasa, Gayle Y., Ed.; Hays, Pamela A., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This volume shows mental health providers how to integrate cultural factors into cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Contributing authors describe the application of CBT with clients of diverse cultures and discuss how therapists can refine CBT to increase its effectiveness with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. They examine the unique…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Cultural Relevance, Counseling Techniques
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Altarawneh, Safaa M.; Hajjo, Maram H. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This research paper analyzes the extent to which Arabic-speaking EFL learners are aware of the English plural morphemes and whether they are able to recognize them in context. The study also investigates whether the participants' English proficiency level may play a role in their ability to recognize these morphemes. For the purpose of the study,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Morphemes, Semitic Languages
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Yousef, Darwish Abdulrahman – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to address the use of Honey and Mumford's Learning Styles Questionnaire (LSQ) to investigate the learning style preferences of undergraduate students at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) culture. It also investigates whether there are significant differences…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Preferences, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Hachelaf, Ahmed Abdelhakim; Parks, Steve – Composition Forum, 2018
Twiza is a tricky word to translate from its original Berber. In its simplest meaning, Twiza speaks to the collective effort of a community to support each other. To speak of Twiza is to call forth, then, the collective material practices which enact the values of a civil society. As Edward Said highlighted decades ago however, when terms (or…
Descriptors: Risk, Afro Asiatic Languages, Community Support, Partnerships in Education
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Smail, Linda; Silvera, Ginger – Cogent Education, 2018
Many American universities located in the Middle East try to offer the stamp of higher quality in education that the United States provides and delivers. These institutions are doing an incredible job of providing opportunity for youths of that region to obtain an American education. However, these universities bear the stereotype that they are…
Descriptors: Universities, Student Attitudes, Teaching Styles, North Americans
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Modir, Sheila; Kia-Keating, Maryam – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Middle Eastern American (MEA) college students in the United States navigate normative developmental changes related to peer relationships, academic achievement, and college adjustment, often while facing discrimination, stereotyping, and racial profiling. We interviewed 25 MEA first-year and second-year college students about their perceived…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, College Students, Racial Discrimination, Stereotypes
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Hill, Sophia; Ben Hagai, Ella; Zurbriggen, Eileen L. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Influenced by social identity theory, psychologists have focused primarily on the role of shared identity in leading people to engage in collective action. In this study, we are concerned with the factors that lead individuals who do not share a collective identity to act in solidarity with an outgroup. We explored this question by looking at the…
Descriptors: Activism, Conflict, War, Social Action