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Safar, Ammar H.; AlKhezzi, Fahad A. – College Student Journal, 2013
Personal computers, the Internet, smartphones, and other forms of information and communication technology (ICT) have changed our world, our job, our personal lives, as well as how we manage our knowledge and time effectively and efficiently. Research findings in the past decades have acknowledged and affirmed that the content the ICT medium…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Comparative Analysis, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Khaddoor, Rouba; Al-Amoush, Siham; Eilks, Ingo – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017
This study investigates the nature of intended secondary chemistry curricula, as they are represented by chemistry textbooks, from seven Arabic countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and Syria. The curricula are evaluated through analysis of the officially approved 10th grade chemistry textbooks used nationwide in all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Science Curriculum, Chemistry
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Alrabah, Sulaiman; Wu, Shu-hua; Alotaibi, Abdullah M.; Aldaihani, Hussein A. – English Language Teaching, 2016
This study investigated English teachers' use of learners' L1 (Arabic) in college classrooms in Kuwait. The purpose of the study was three-fold: (1) to describe the functions for which L1 was employed by the teachers, (2) to explore the affective, sociolinguistic, and psycholinguistic factors that may have led teachers to use L1 in L2 teaching,…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Language Usage, Native Language, English (Second Language)
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Palaiologou, Ioanna – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2016
A body of research is emerging on early childhood education teachers' views on the integration of digital technologies in their practice. Despite evidence of the digitalisation of homes in affluent societies and children's interactions in highly mediated digital environments, few teachers so far have integrated digital devices into a play-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Al-Shammari, Zaid; Daniel, Cathy; Faulkner, Paula; Yawkey, Thomas D. – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2010
A case study was conducted on the development of the LISTEN intervention strategy for use with autistic students to improve inappropriate social behaviors. The study was conducted in a special education classroom in an autism school in Kuwait. Examination of LISTEN Intervention Strategy applications included: duration of targeted behavior; methods…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Males, Students
AlAjmi, Munirah – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of the pilot program aimed at developing effective school leadership on Kuwaiti principals' effectiveness as perceived by teachers in three main domains: organizational development, organizational environment, and instructional leadership. Schools were chosen to participate in the pilot program…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation, Administrator Effectiveness
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Al-Hooli, Abeer; Al-Shammari, Zaid – Education, 2009
In this research study we investigated kindergarten-aged children's moral values in Kuwait. This study utilized several quantitative and qualitative research methods in the course of looking at three terms--moral development, the meaning of value, and the meaning of morality--as experienced by kindergarten-aged children. Participants were 600…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Moral Values, Kindergarten, Moral Development
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Alajmi, Amal Hussain; Reys, Robert – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2010
This research documents Kuwaiti eighth grade students' performance in recognizing reasonable answers and the strategies they used to determine reasonableness. The results from over 200 eighth grade students show they were generally unable to recognize reasonable answers. Students' performance was consistently low across all three number domains…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Numbers, Foreign Countries, Grade 8
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Alqahtani, Abdulmuhsen Ayedh; Almutairi, Yousef B. – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2013
The purpose of the current study is to examine, in retrospect, trainees' perceptions of the reasons some of their peers dropped out of the vocational education at the Industrial Institute-Shuwaikh (IIS), Kuwait. Using the descriptive-analytical method, a reliable questionnaire was developed to achieve this purpose. Results show that: (a) the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Vocational Education, Attitude Measures
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Al-Shaye, Shaye S. – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2009
The current study attempted to identify students' of Arabic programs beliefs about their chosen programs. To achieve this purpose, a survey was developed to collect the data from randomly selected students in liberal-arts and education-based programs at Kuwait University. The results showed that students were statistically differentiated as a…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Foreign Countries, Beliefs, Language Attitudes
Buhamad, Ali – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study provided a guide for appropriate characteristics of Instructional Photo to be used by teachers, trainers, coaches, instructors, and anyone else who desires to deliver knowledge and present content with visual meaning to elementary students in the state of Kuwait as a teaching style that supports teachers, facilitates clarification, and…
Descriptors: Photography, Teaching Methods, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Alkazemi, Mariam F.; Al Nashmi, Eisa; Wanta, Wayne – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2017
Kuwaiti students intending to major in mass communication face a long process that begins in high school. A survey of students at Kuwait University examined whether the process led to disillusionment of the mass communication field and/or mass communication education. Findings show that all respondents viewed the field of journalism positively.…
Descriptors: Mass Media, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries, Journalism
Ibrahim, Abdullah Y. A. A. A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
E-learning plays an important role in higher education, especially with the appearance of web 2.0. The study investigated the effects of using PBWorks, as a free web 2.0 wiki, on students' academic achievement, and students' attitudes toward collaborative learning. The study was designed as an experimental study. There was comparison between two…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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Alanezi, Ahmad – Management in Education, 2016
To continue to fulfill their social and educational role, educational institutions must develop or adopt modern leadership trends based on solid theory and proven effectiveness. Shared leadership is a method of management that allows teachers to participate in decision making and share in the implementation of those decisions. A study sample of…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Questionnaires, Participative Decision Making, Creativity
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Alajmi, Amal Hussain – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2016
This study reports on the algebraic generalization strategies used by elementary and middle/high school pre-service mathematics teachers in Kuwait. They were presented with 9 tasks that involved linear, exponential, and quadratic situations. The results showed that these pre-service teachers had difficulty in generalizing algebraic rules in all 3…
Descriptors: Algebra, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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