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Korkmaz, Özgen – Online Submission, 2018
Engineering education plays a prominent role in the development of technologies, society, nation, production, economy and employment. It is the art of applying scientific and mathematical principles, and experience to produce a technical product or system to meet out a specific need in the society. Based on the literature, it was thought that…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Cooperative Learning, Engineering Education
Yagcioglu, Ozlem – Online Submission, 2016
In the EFL, ESL, ESP and in the ELT classes, students are taught their courses with different kinds of methods and approaches. Cognitive learning styles are the most essential styles in foreign language education. In this paper, the positive effects of cognitive learning styles will be handled. The benefits of these styles will be highlighted.…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Educational Games
Ananda, Ririn Putra; Arsyad, Safnil; Dharmayana, I Wayan – Online Submission, 2018
An argument in academic writing is an essential element; it is used to convince readers that the writer's opinion or claim can be acceptable. However, this may be problematic for university students or new writers especially when writing in a language other than their first language such as Indonesians who take an international English writing…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Language Tests, English (Second Language), Persuasive Discourse
Rahman, Md. Mehadi – Online Submission, 2018
Classroom assessment is an essential part of education. The study investigated teachers' perceptions of classroom assessment and their current classroom assessments practices in secondary science in Bangladesh. Specifically, the study sought to gain an understanding of to what extent teachers use different classroom assessment strategies to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Science, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices
Kunnathodi, Abdul Gafoor; Sarabi, M. K. – Online Submission, 2017
Taking the premise that construction or meaning making largely depends on the existing knowledge and experience, this paper uses an analogy of learning the culinary art and learning to teach. This paper attempts to clarify the characteristics of signature pedagogy of teacher education focusing on the threshold concept of constructivism by using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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Yaman, Ismail – Online Submission, 2017
Culture is an indispensable dimension of human life and also foreign language teaching and learning process; and as a part of the current trend, diverse cultural elements are covered in recently published English as a foreign language (EFL) coursebooks. These cultural elements are not limited to the target culture but they cover local and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Humor, Incidence
Güngör, Zühre Yilmaz – Online Submission, 2018
The objective of this study is to detect the effect of using cooperative learning for teaching idioms to first grade students, learning French as a foreign language. The study was carried out on two groups -- experimental group and control group -- during the academic year of 2017-2018 in the lesson "Reading in French". The lesson was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Language Patterns, Second Language Learning
Gonzales, Wilkinson Daniel Wong; Torres, Patrisha Lliane O. – Online Submission, 2016
Departing from Gonzales and Torres' (2015) quantitative quasi-experimental study on the effectiveness of cooperative learning (CL) on Grade 8 students in a private school in Manila, the present study attempts to uncover possible findings in the affective dimension through a 25-item survey questionnaire that quantitatively gauges the Grade 8…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Grade 8, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Beltran, Jeffrey C. – Online Submission, 2018
Today's technological advancements are truly interactive. Thus, it really suits the personality of 21st century learners. It is truly unquestionable that it's progressively becoming an essential and significant component on their everyday activities, and one of the commonly used tools in modern technology is through the usage of the internet. It…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, High School Students, Media Literacy
Duxbury, John G.; Tsai, Ling-ling – Online Submission, 2010
This study investigated the level of foreign language anxiety in the classroom, plus the correlation between foreign language anxiety and cooperative learning attitudes and practice among university students at one university in the United States and three universities in Southern Taiwan. Two instruments (The Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety…
Descriptors: Universities, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cooperative Learning
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Waite, Jane Lisa; Curzon, Paul; Marsh, William; Sentance, Sue; Hadwen-Bennett, Alex – Online Submission, 2018
Research indicates that understanding levels of abstraction (LOA) and being able to move between the levels is essential to programming success. For K-5 contexts we rename the LOA levels: problem, design, code and running the code. In our qualitative exploratory study, we interviewed five K-5 teachers on their uses of LOA, particularly the design…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Computer Science Education, Programming, Abstract Reasoning
Kirbas, Abdulkadir – Online Submission, 2017
In this study, the effect of the learning together technique, which is one of the cooperative learning methods, on the development of the listening comprehension and listening skills of the secondary school eighth grade students was investigated. Regarding the purpose of the research, experimental and control groups consisting of 75 students from,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Listening Skills, Listening Comprehension, Teaching Methods
Taylor, Mark – Online Submission, 2016
Although English has traditionally been the only language of instruction in Ghana, most young children do not speak English at home. This paper argues that students' academic performance might be improved if their native languages were also used in school. Such an approach offers benefits in areas such as classroom participation, engagement in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Listening Skills, Listening Comprehension
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Setyawan, Fariz; Kristanto, Yosep Dwi; Ishartono, Naufal – Online Submission, 2018
The use of technology is essential in teaching and learning process. Many researchers have already been implemented Dynamic Geometry Software (DGS) in teaching and learning process. Given the importance of DGS, it is necessary for in-service teachers to use the software in their teaching and learning. Hence, it is important to prepare in-service…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Yurtbasi, Metin – Online Submission, 2015
Semantics, the study of the meaning of words, is the sum of the basic elements of four skills, namely, reading, writing, speaking and listening effectively. The knowledge of vocabulary words in lexico-semantics, on the other hand, is essential in every grade level, subject area and assessment for every student. In order to improve students'…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Morphemes, Linguistic Borrowing
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