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Mahana, Pallavi; Mishra, Sudarshan; Dash, Neena – Online Submission, 2019
English is accepted as a universal language across the world. Its popularity is increasing drastically almost in all sectors. People speak this language, to unify themselves in this diverse world. Overall, the aim of teaching English, as a second language is to encourage the learners to sharpen the skills of communication, for both academic and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Reading Difficulties, Secondary School Students, Developmental Stages
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Driver, Melissa K.; Powell, Sarah R. – Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 2015
Students often experience difficulty with attaching meaning to mathematics symbols. Many students react to symbols, such as the equal sign, as a command to "do something" or "write an answer" without reflecting upon the proper relational meaning of the equal sign. One method for assessing equal-sign understanding is through…
Descriptors: Symbols (Mathematics), Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Grade 2
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Hurtado Torres, Sergio Aldemar; Castañeda-Peña, Harold Andrés – English Language Teaching, 2016
There is little scholarly information about parent involvement in their children's English as a Foreign Language (EFL henceforth) literacy learning in the Colombian context. This exploratory-qualitative study looks into the possible roles of parents and children in EFL literacy learning at home, with special emphasis on parental roles and…
Descriptors: Parent Role, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Bahrami, Nazli – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
The present study was an attempt to evaluate and specify teachers' perception of the cultural elements of Total English book series. Another objective was to study the techniques and strategies that teachers usually use in teaching these elements. To this end, a total of 50 male and female teachers working at Kish Language Institute in Esfahan…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Content Analysis, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes
Boyer, MaryAngel – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Training programs that combine learning English with career and vocational skills are highly desired to prepare many displaced workers that are English speakers of other languages (ESOL). Globalization has caused jobs to be exported and brought to this country, people with needed skills that do not have full command of the English language. The…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English Language Learners, Vocational Education, Employment Potential
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Pérez-González, A. Beatriz – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The present study examines university students' perceptions of learning academic terminology and using specialised language, and discusses the consequences of their vision. The aim is to elucidate the relationship between academic culture, academic education and the construction of knowledge in higher education. The fields of meaning and the level…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Academic Discourse, Language Usage
Ndoro, Virginia W.; Hanley, Gregory P.; Tiger, Jeffrey H.; Heal, Nicole A. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2006
The current study describes preschool teacher-child interactions during several commonly scheduled classroom activities in which teachers deliver instructions. An observation system was developed that incorporated measurement of evidence-based compliance strategies and included the types of instructions delivered (e.g., integral or deficient…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, Class Activities, Behavior Problems
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Barrowcliff, Alastair L. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2008
Background: There is a paucity of literature detailing cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for psychosis in people with intellectual disability. Of the available literature, only two case studies involve people with command hallucinations and these do not address specific issues of intervention indicated in the wider literature for this type of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mild Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Rating Scales
Kush, Dave W. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This dissertation uses the processing of anaphoric relations to probe how linguistic information is encoded in and retrieved from memory during real-time sentence comprehension. More specifically, the dissertation attempts to resolve a tension between the demands of a linguistic processor implemented in a general-purpose cognitive architecture and…
Descriptors: Memory, Language Processing, Models, Cues
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Jones, Linda C.; Murphy, Cheryl A.; Holland, Amalie – CALICO Journal, 2015
This study investigated the quantity and characteristics of student language production, discourse functions, and morphosyntactic features in three different discourse settings--face-to-face (F2F), lab-setting chatroom interactions (Lab), and any place/any device chatroom interactions (APAD). Discourse was examined through the replication and…
Descriptors: Interaction, Synchronous Communication, Statistical Analysis, Language Acquisition
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Sell, Katharina C. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
What are our options if we have to let go of the idea of controllability in our ever more complex world? What tools do we have to navigate in a territory that we can't "manage" anymore, where the old instruments of command and control have lost their grip? What makes us "know" when intellectual knowing capitulates in the face…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Experiential Learning, Organizational Change, Action Research
Park, Ji-Hyun – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Syntactic (i.e., grammatical) complexity refers to the range and the degree of sophistication of the forms that appear in language production (Ortega, 2003). This concept has long been regarded as an important construct of language proficiency and has been actively investigated in the field of second language (L2) writing. Syntactic complexity is…
Descriptors: Syntax, Writing Skills, Difficulty Level, Language Proficiency
Morgan, Grayson B. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Decision maker perception of information quality cues from an "information system" (IS) and the process which creates such meta cueing, or data about cues, is a critical yet un-modeled component of "situation awareness" (SA). Examples of common information quality meta cueing for quality criteria include custom ring-tones for…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Case Studies, Armed Forces, Decision Making
Carroll, Joyce Armstrong – School Library Monthly, 2012
Writing a good thesis provides a successful foundation for composing an essay. Teaching how to do that, however, is quite another matter. Teachers often say to students, "Find a thesis," or "Get a thesis," or "Bring in a thesis statement tomorrow," as if students could order one like a pizza, command it like a pet pooch, or grasp one out of thin…
Descriptors: Theses, Content Area Writing, Writing Skills, Research Papers (Students)
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Stone, Jody H. – Science and Children, 2018
As every elementary teacher knows, an elementary classroom is a busy place. While literacy and mathematics command the majority of hours of the school day, many schools are left with an inadequate amount of time to devote to science. In an urban district, students in grades K-5 receive a mere 30 minutes a day for science and social studies. There…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Grade 4, Learning Centers (Classroom), Urban Schools
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