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Fonseca-Mora, M. C.; Machancoses, Francisco H.; Gryb, Olena; Reiterer, Susanne – Cogent Education, 2021
Studies over the past two decades have provided relevant data on the relationship between music and reading abilities although they fundamentally refer to aspects of the first language reading process of young children. The foreign language reading acquisition process of adult learners has, in this sense, been less explored. Research in this area…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Reading Fluency, Short Term Memory, Intelligence
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Aarsaether, Finn – Cogent Education, 2021
Global migration has led to increasing numbers of children encountering schools as newcomers in their new countries. Statistics reveal that large groups of migrant children tend to perform poorly academically; thus, education for newcomers has become an urgent issue for host countries. The aim of this study is to explore how Norwegian schools…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Refugees, Active Learning, Foreign Countries
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Purola, Karoliina; Kuusisto, Arniika – Cogent Education, 2021
This paper examines the ways in which parents talk about their participation in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), and the factors that, according to them, promote parental participation. Although parental participation has been studied to an extent as regards children's academic attainment, up-to-date knowledge on the broader phenomena…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Social Capital, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
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Van Wyk, Barend; Mason, Henry D. – Cogent Education, 2021
This article reports on a study investigating the relationship between university students' self-reported use and application of learning and study strategies and student success indicators (timeframe and student type, namely low-performing, average-performing, or high-performing). Participants were 1,439 engineering students enrolled for academic…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Engineering Education, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Liebl, Sebastian; Töpfer, Clemens; Ennigkeit, Fabienne – Cogent Education, 2021
Teacher's self-efficacy is a relevant judgement of self-belief by teachers. Studies reveal inverse response bias of teachers' self-assessment. Parallel item presentation can be used as a method to reduce such distortions. The major goal of this study was to develop and verify such a measure of parallel item presentation in order to compare…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Teachers, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods
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Persianis, Panayiotis – Cogent Education, 2021
The aim of this paper is to present and explain the long and bitter contestation between two poles over the orientation, the aims and the content of education as well as the form of the Greek language to be used in the school textbooks. During the last seventy years (1750-1821) of the Ottoman rule of Greece the poles were cultural but were…
Descriptors: Greek, Textbooks, Educational History, Social Systems
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Adigun, Olufemi Timothy – Cogent Education, 2021
This study examined the knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of inclusive education of pre-service teachers in Nigeria and South Africa by surveying 217 Nigerian and 266 South African pre-service teachers using a cross-sectional survey research design. A self-developed questionnaire was used for the data collection. The questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Al-Yaseen, Wafaa Salem – Cogent Education, 2021
Globalization has driven the popularity of teaching English as a lingua franca. In Kuwait, expanding the teaching and learning of English to include public kindergarten schools would be an innovative practice, which would bring great expected learning outcomes. First, it would help children achieve more native-like pronunciation. Second, it would…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Kindergarten
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Noor, Shagofah – Cogent Education, 2021
This study was conducted to evaluate a potential new way of assessing reading comprehension at the college level in Afghanistan. In this study, synthesis writing is evaluated to determine if reading-writing integration can help in assessing the reading comprehension of Afghan sophomore students. Furthermore, a gap-filling activity was used to…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Reading Comprehension, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Kim, Sung Joong – Cogent Education, 2021
This study encompasses the history, definition, and implementation of merit pay to identify the variables that affect student achievement and teacher retention. By reviewing 13 studies on American education relevant to the policy, this study aims to determine how merit pay influenced student achievement and teacher retention rates. In the United…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Salaries, Correlation
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Mulisa, Feyisa; Ebessa, Asrat Dereb – Cogent Education, 2021
There has been a growing interest in determining whether dishonesty in college can be transferred to the professional workplace. There have been few, yet scarce, studies that focused on the link between college and workplace dishonesty. This review aims to bring into the limelight evidence-based consistency of the links between college and…
Descriptors: Ethics, College Students, Student Behavior, Employees
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DeLuca, Christopher; Rickey, Nathan; Coombs, Andrew – Cogent Education, 2021
Classroom assessment dynamics are shaped by individual and local understandings of assessment (assessment micro-cultures), as well as common assessment beliefs and practices that stem from system-wide features, such as large-scale testing (assessment macro-cultures). Teachers' approaches to assessment reveal how they navigate assessment micro- and…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education, Student Evaluation
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Ookeditse, Goitse B. – Cogent Education, 2021
Postsecondary transition planning is a critical process for all students, including those with visual impairments. In Botswana, limited research has been conducted on teachers' perceptions on the extent to which schools provide specific transition services to improve post-school outcomes of students with visual impairments (SWVIs). Hence, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs, Planning, Visual Impairments
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Nushi, Musa; Razdar, Mahshid – Cogent Education, 2021
The writing module of the IELTS has proven to be a challenging section for test takers. Part of this difficulty may stem from the divergence between what test takers expect to learn in such courses and what is delivered by instructors. To address this issue, a 24-item questionnaire (Student Questionnaire A) relating to IELTS writing preparation…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing Tests, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Mukhtar, Saparuddin; Wardana, Ludi Wishnu; Wibowo, Agus; Narmaditya, Bagus Shandy – Cogent Education, 2021
This study aims at examining the relationship between entrepreneurship education, culture, and the entrepreneurial intention of college students as well as investigating the moderating role of the entrepreneurial mindset. Structural equation modeling was adopted to gain a detailed understanding of the influence among variables. This study involved…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Intention, Teaching Methods, School Culture
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