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Sakin, Ajda Senol – Higher Education Studies, 2018
Extended flute techniques, which are frequently found in contemporary flute literature, carry the flute to a different dimension, pushing the boundaries of composers and performers. Although the number of pieces containing these techniques in the world has increased rapidly, along with Turkish flute repertoire, written Turkish sources about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Music Education, Music Techniques
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Görkem, Anil; Bengisoy, Ayse – Higher Education Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to investigate students in classes 1-2-3-4, studying Pyschological Guidance and Counselling (PGC) at a university in T.R.N.C. (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) in their relationships with their parents and their attitudes towards marriage. The study includes 325 students and was conducted during the spring of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Counselor Training, Parent Child Relationship
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Yuan, Huanshu – Higher Education Studies, 2018
This study reviewed current issues in preparing qualified teachers for increasing diverse student populations in the U.S. and in other multicultural and multiethnic countries. Based on the framework of community-based and multicultural teacher education, this literature review paper analyzed issues and problems existed in the current curriculum,…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Community Education, Teacher Education Programs, Multicultural Education
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Yazici, Fatih – Higher Education Studies, 2017
The ongoing changes in history education in support of diversity have an effect on Turkey even if on a limited scale. Although the current history curriculum in Turkey promotes the identity transmission instead of respecting different identities, it also has some goals such as "teaching the students about basic values including peace,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, History Instruction
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Liu, Ping; Huang, Xu – Higher Education Studies, 2017
This study adopts the revised interpersonal model of metadiscourse to discover whether and to what extent Chinese authors employ a varying amount of Interactional Metadiscourse (IM) in the past decade in English abstracts of economics Research Articles (RAs). The data was drawn from a prestigious economics journal in China to compose a corpus of…
Descriptors: Economics, Research Reports, Discourse Analysis, Chinese
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Garmsari, Goldis; Safara, Maryam – Higher Education Studies, 2017
Women as an important stratum of society play a fundamental role in the creation, establishment and strengthening of families. So, paying attention to their mental health as the family guides has direct effects on the mental health of children, families and consequently the whole of society. Thus, the present study was performed to investigate the…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Females, Mental Health, Family Environment
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Arcos-Vega, José L.; Ramiro Marentes, Fabiola; Algravez Uranga, Juan J. – Higher Education Studies, 2017
We present an analysis regarding Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and their relation with indicators of academic results in bachelor's degree programs offered in state public universities in Mexico. This work is non experimental, cross-sectional, and correlational. The goal is to determine significant relations between variables:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Bachelors Degrees, Correlation
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Ryan, Brendan M. – Higher Education Studies, 2017
This paper will apply the work of Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman in Prospect theory to the college recruiting process. Prospect theory challenges one of the fundamental ideas of Economics; humans are rational creatures and make rational decisions. The theory demonstrates that in fact, often humans do not make rational decisions and are instead…
Descriptors: Heuristics, College Athletics, Social Theories, Student Recruitment
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Chen, Angela – Higher Education Studies, 2017
The increasing diversity evident across all facets of American society is creating opportunities as well as challenges for instructional leaders across the nation's postsecondary institutions. Racial and ethnic diversity and the attendant challenges and benefits of multiculturalism in society are more awareness in higher education. This study…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Campuses, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Practices
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Liu, Li; Yao, Jiayi – Higher Education Studies, 2017
Chinese idioms are mostly four-character phrases and are called Quadra-syllabic Idiomatic Expressions (QIEs). It has long been reported that learning of Chinese QIEs poses a great challenge for both young L1 speakers and adult L2 learners as the condensed form is often associated with complicated figurative meanings. The present study explored the…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Learning, Figurative Language, Teaching Methods
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Hamad, Mona M. – Higher Education Studies, 2017
Blackboard Collaborate was introduced to King Khalid University recently in the last decade; instructors and students were trained to use it in an effective way. The objective of this study is to find pros and cons of using Blackboard Collaborate for Blended Learning and its effect on students' learning outcomes. The researcher used the…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning
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Guiyu, Dai; Yi, Cai – Higher Education Studies, 2017
Business English Teaching aims at cultivating students' ability to analyze and solve problems, improving students' comprehensive language competence and honing their business practical skills. Adhering to the principle of learning by doing and learning by teaching others, Case-Task Based Approach emphasizes students' ability of language use in…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Business English, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sithole, Alec; Chiyaka, Edward T.; McCarthy, Peter; Mupinga, Davison M.; Bucklein, Brian K.; Kibirige, Joachim – Higher Education Studies, 2017
Low student enrollment and high attrition rates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education are major challenges in higher education. Many STEM entrants end-up switching their majors to non-STEM fields, perform poorly relative to their peers in other programs, and/or drop out of college without earning any academic…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Academic Persistence, Student Interests, Success
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Bayraktar, Hatice Vatansever; Dogan, M. Cihangir – Higher Education Studies, 2017
The objective of this study is to examine the primary school teachers' the perceptions of discipline types they use for classroom management; and also to find out if there is a statistically significant difference between the perceptions of discipline types used in classroom management according to the demographic characteristics of primary school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Discipline
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Nieblas-Ortiz, Efrain C.; Arcos-Vega, José L.; Sevilla-García, Juan J. – Higher Education Studies, 2017
Without depreciating the importance of environmental regulations directed to university environmental managements systems in this country, nowadays, the instruments of international importance like the Sustainable Development Goals or ONU's 2030 Agenda; as well as those of domestic nature, like sustainability indicators proposed by the Mexican…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Environmental Influences
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