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Whittle, Sean – Journal of Religious Education, 2023
This is an initial appraisal of the Religious Education Directory (RED) which will stipulate the content of Religious Education (RE) in all English Catholic schools from 2025. It will be explained that there is much to commend in the RED. It will certainly be welcomed by many RE teachers and advocates of Catholic education. This is because the RED…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Educational Quality
Mashwani, Hazrat Usman – Online Submission, 2022
This work, "Glossary of Frequently Used Terms in Educational Research" presents definitions and short explanations of around seven hundred frequently used terms in educational research. The terms included here are mainly the terms that are frequently used in research methodology, statistical measurements, statistical procedures and terms…
Descriptors: Glossaries, Definitions, Educational Research, Research Methodology
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Shin, Dongkwang; Kwon, Suh Keong; Lee, Yongsang – Language Testing in Asia, 2021
Language learners today have access to a much wider choice of resources and language-support tools that aid their writing processes. While research on the convenience and flexibility of the writing resources that learners use in real-life writing activities have argued for a re-conceptualization of writing ability, little is known about the effect…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Writing Evaluation, Writing (Composition), Writing Tests
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Wang, Simon; Li, Cissy; Yu, Wing Ki – TESOL Journal, 2023
Despite research studies on TESOL materials and textbooks addressing a wide range of pedagogical issues as well as evaluation strategies, reference books for examination preparation have received little attention from TESOL researchers. This study reports an attempt to develop a checklist for evaluating the reference books for the examination for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Secondary School Students, Check Lists
Sarah St. John – ProQuest LLC, 2023
This qualitative phenomenological dissertation in practice explored teacher perspectives of the Texas Reading Academies required by the state of Texas. Students at an elementary school in Texas were performing below grade level expectations in reading. Although teachers were required to complete the Texas Reading Academies, based on the data…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Legislation, Reading, State Legislation
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Oh, Saerhim – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2020
Many second language (L2) learners utilize writing resources (e.g., linguistic tools that help check their language, search engines, and websites) when writing in their L2. Nevertheless, these tools and resources are prohibited in most writing assessments based on the assumption that using them provides an inaccurate or unfair measure of…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Writing Tests, Reference Materials, English Language Learners
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Teresa, Geremew Chala; Keno, Gutema Imana – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2022
The purpose of this study was to assess students' satisfaction with the practices and implementation of nonregular education programs (NREPs) with particular regard to Haramaya University (HU), Ethiopia. To achieve the aim of the study, an explanatory sequential mixed methods research design, which initially allows collecting quantitative data and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Nontraditional Education, Educational Practices
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Russell Aldersson – Deafness & Education International, 2023
To date, there has been no investigation into how metalinguistic terms, pertaining to English language teaching, are expressed in British Sign Language (BSL). This preliminary study explored how these terms are realised in BSL with the relevant professional community. The investigation was underpinned by translanguaging as a theoretical framework…
Descriptors: Sign Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Wenyuan Gu – Online Submission, 2023
For English as a Second Language (ESL) students or English Language Learners (ELLs), the use of various adverbial clauses was summarized and illustrated of comparison, concession, condition, degree, manner, place, proportion, purpose, reason (or cause), result, and time, including the non-finite clauses, some prepositions, and prepositional…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Phrase Structure
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Nathaniel Carney – Language Teaching Research, 2024
The current study investigated 29 first-year Japanese university students' usage of an online vocabulary notebook that automatically searched eight different word and phrase lists to provide students with reference information about their self-selected vocabulary. Over the course of a 14-week period, participants read English books and articles…
Descriptors: Word Lists, Phrase Structure, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning
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Sittirak, Nantana; Na Ranong, Sirirat – LEARN Journal: Language Education and Acquisition Research Network, 2023
Instrumental competence is universally considered a compulsory competence for translators. Given its significance, this study investigated the instrumental competence of novice translators in translating from and into a foreign language. To this end, an experiment was conducted with a group of 31 Thai EFL learners who had taken English-Thai…
Descriptors: Novices, Translation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Schwerdtfeger, Sarah; Budke, Alexandra – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2021
Until now, geography teaching has only touched upon the way in which students write argumentations focused on geographical topics, and the challenges of doing this. In order to shed light on this process, this study considers the problems and challenges students face when using material-based written argumentation in geography lessons. The results…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Persuasive Discourse, Barriers
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Gánem-Gutiérrez, Gabriela Adela; Gilmore, Alexander – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2023
This study used a mixed methods research design to investigate use of Web-based lexicographic tools during real-time second language (L2) writing activity in an English as a foreign language university context and the impact of their use on writing quality. Participants included 22 adult Japanese EFL learners, elementary to advanced language…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
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González-Eras, Alexandra; Aguilar, Jose – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2019
Describing the competencies required by a profession is essential for aligning online profiles of job seekers and job advertisements. Comparing the competencies described within each context has typically not be done, which has generated a complete disconnect in language between them. This work presents an approach for the alignment of online…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Competence, Occupational Information, Profiles
Stockdale, Joseph Gagen, III – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of this dictionary and thesaurus of contemporary figurative language and metaphor is to identify all the words and phrases used figuratively and metaphorically in everyday contemporary English and to categorize each word or phrase not only by meaning but also by what cognitive linguists and others have described variously as figure and…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Reference Materials, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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