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Zinken, Jörg; Küttner, Uwe-A. – Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2022
Sometimes in interaction, a speaker articulates an overt interpretation of prior talk. Such moments have been studied as involving the repair of a problem with the other's talk or as formulating an understanding of the matter at hand. Stepping back from the established notions of formulations and repair, we examine the variety of actions speakers…
Descriptors: Interaction, Interpersonal Communication, Interpretive Skills, Visual Aids
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Ekerim, Melike G.; Yilmaz, M. Betül – Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 2022
The intense use of visual communication tools in today's knowledge and communication era does not mean that visual messages are correctly perceived and communication is appropriately structured. Similarly, it is just an assumption that people from younger generations, who are believed to have high levels of visual literacy, properly perceive the…
Descriptors: College Students, Visual Literacy, Self Concept, Comprehension
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Barak, Matan; Lefstein, Adam – Reading Research Quarterly, 2022
Dialogic pedagogy, in which students and teachers voice thoughts, co-construct meanings, and generate multiple interpretations of texts, can promote literacy skills and reasoning. Yet, such teaching is challenging and requires, among other changes, adopting dialogic stances. In the language arts, expressive and critical reading stances have been…
Descriptors: Language Arts, Professional Development, Teacher Attitudes, Dialogs (Language)
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Abolhasani, Hamideh; Golparvar, Seyyed Ehsan; Robatjazi, Mohammad Ali – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2022
Research on integrated writing tasks is increasing, while there is a paucity of empirical findings on graph-based writing, as one type of these tasks. The present study purports to examine the contribution of L2 writing anxiety to university students' graph writing performance and the strategies they employ for these tasks. The participants of…
Descriptors: College Students, Second Language Learning, Writing Apprehension, Writing (Composition)
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Aksoy, Bülent; Namal, Remzi – International Education Studies, 2020
The aim of this study is to determine the scope validity of the graph drawing interpretation skill checklist that can be used in social studies teaching. The literature review was made while the draft skill checklist was prepared at first. There have generally been some graph drawing and interpretation skill checklist studies at secondary and…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Test Validity, Graphs, Interpretive Skills
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Wang, Yue – English Language Teaching, 2021
As the language service sector continues to develop, the education for undergraduate translation majors (or BTI: BA Translation and Interpreting) calls for more solid support from well-compiled textbooks. The study investigates the general publication status of interpreting textbooks for BTI students and takes a close look at four representative…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Translation, Majors (Students), Textbooks
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Yan, Jackie Xiu; Luo, Kangte – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2022
Audio description (AD), the rendering of images into words, helps people who are visually impaired to access audiovisual products. Being able to access media is a basic human right. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities clearly states that people with disabilities should have "access to television programs,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Translation, Auditory Stimuli, Audio Equipment
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Smeyers, Paul – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
For many decades, debates about the 'what' and 'how' have haunted the academic discipline of education. The temptation to rely on methods characteristic of empirical educational research can also be observed in some developments of philosophy of education. Both stances are criticized for neglecting various aspects in their approach as well as in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Scholarship, Educational Philosophy, Child Rearing
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Han, Chao; Zhao, Xiao – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2021
The accuracy of peer ratings on students' performance has attracted much attention from higher education researchers. In this study, we attempted to explore the accuracy of peer ratings on the quality of spoken-language interpreting in the context of tertiary-level interpreter training. We sought to understand how different types of peer raters…
Descriptors: Accuracy, Peer Evaluation, Oral Language, Interpretive Skills
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Çilek, Ersin; Sanverdi, Halil Ibrahim; Isidan, Abdulmuttalip – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2021
It is seen that the importance and need for Arabic have been increasing in Turkey in recent years, and the variety and number of programs for the Arabic language in higher education institutions are also increasing. It is noteworthy that the Arabic Language and Literature and Arabic Language Teaching departments, which have a long history, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Semitic Languages, Translation
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Bragdon, Daniel; Pandiscio, Eric; Speer, Natasha – Investigations in Mathematics Learning, 2019
An executive report to the President of the United States titled "Engaging to Excel: Producing One Million Additional College Graduates with Degrees in Science," predicted that over the next decade, the United States will lack college graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). One contributing…
Descriptors: College Students, Graphs, Interpretive Skills, Comprehension
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Knöchelmanna, Nina; Krueger, Sabine; Flack, Anita; Osterhaus, Christopher – Frontline Learning Research, 2019
The ability to correctly interpret data is an important skill in modern knowledge societies. The present study investigates adults' ability to interpret covariation data presented in bar graphs. Drawing on previous findings that show that the problem context influences the interpretation of contingency tables (grounded and concrete problems are…
Descriptors: Adults, Data Interpretation, Interpretive Skills, Graphs
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Su, Wei – Interpreter and Translator Trainer, 2019
This paper examines how interpreting quality is evaluated by peer students in an English-Chinese simultaneous interpreting class. In the study, 18 students received training on how to evaluate interpreting based on three quality components: accuracy, presentation and target language quality. Then, they were asked to evaluate three translation…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Interpretive Skills, English (Second Language), Chinese
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Gabidullina, Farida; Zhundibayeva, Aray; Makarova, Venera; Galiullin, Radik; Mubarakshina, Ilzira – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The article is devoted to the problem of implementation of hermeneutical approach to the text. The author who has worked with students of philological faculty for more than 25 years is concerned about the tendency of a pragmatic approach to the text of an artistic work which manifests in the fact that a modern student-reader refers to the work…
Descriptors: Hermeneutics, Linguistics, Pragmatics, College Freshmen
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Ozmen, Zeynep Medine; Guven, Bulent; Kurak, Yasin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
Purpose: Previous research focused on graphical skills of the students, which remains a gap that exists, and there has not been comprehensive research on students' graphical literacy abilities. The present study aims to picture graphical literacy levels of the 8th grade students concerning the "reading," "interpreting,"…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 8, Knowledge Level, Graphs
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