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Yildiz, Ezgi Pelin; Çengel, Metin; Alkan, Ayse – Higher Education Studies, 2020
Nomophobia, which is accepted as the disease of today, is defined as the fear of being deprived of mobile phone. The aim of this study is to reveal the changes of nomophobia levels of Vocational School students according to demographic characteristics and smartphone usage habits. The study group consisted of 250 students studying at Hendek…
Descriptors: Fear, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Vocational Schools
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Alzahrani, Fatimah Yousef; Althaqafi, Abeer Sultan – Higher Education Studies, 2020
This study aimed at examining EFL teachers' perceptions of the effectiveness of an OPD program provided by a Saudi University. The program lasted for almost one year, and consisted of different courses about teaching English language. An online questionnaire was sent to the teachers to examine their perceptions of the effectiveness of the program…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language Teachers
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Guo, Wei; Cosaitis, Leonard John – Higher Education Studies, 2020
The Xindi Applied Piano Pedagogy (XAPP) was self-formulated by Professor Xindi, the Dean of the Music Education Institute of Xinghai Conservatory of Music (MEIXHCM), in 2001. After a series of scaffolding developments over a decade, the single instrumental teaching method is now developing into a holistic music educational system for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Musical Instruments
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Dunst, Carl J.; Hamby, Deborah W.; Howse, Robin B.; Wilkie, Helen; Annas, Kimberly – Higher Education Studies, 2020
Findings from a meta-analysis of meta-analyses of 14 different types of preservice student and beginning teacher preparation practices are described. The research synthesis included 118 meta-analyses and 12 other research studies of preservice practices-preservice student and beginning teacher outcomes. The research reports included between 5000…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Research, Meta Analysis
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Tailab, Mohamed M. Khalifa; Marsh, Nicole Y. – Higher Education Studies, 2020
This paper aims to examine if using video recordings help students raise their awareness of the development of their oral presentation skills by reviewing video recordings of their presentations. For this study, all students who took a Financial Accounting class in the academic year 2018--2019 at Lincoln University (LU) were video-recorded when…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Consciousness Raising
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Sun, Haibin – Higher Education Studies, 2020
Gender differences exist in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math. There are differences between male and female undergraduates in the learning of various subjects. This paper analyzed the gender differences caused by intellectual and non-intellectual factors, such as math ability, verbal ability, spatial capability,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Physics, Science Education, Majors (Students)
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Alhasanat, Issa Khalil – Higher Education Studies, 2020
The present article explores the use of smartphones by Arab Open University (AOU) students in learning the Arabic Language. The sample consisted of 275 students of those taking Arabic for primary school teachers. A questionnaire was prepared by the researcher to specify relevant uses and was divided into 4 sections: types of students' devices,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Native Language Instruction, Semitic Languages, Technology Uses in Education
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Chen, Tse-Mei – Higher Education Studies, 2020
This study has explored the community engagement levels of Taiwanese college journalism students who took the community engagement and public journalism courses, as well as examined the way the practices have made an impact on them. The results indicated that taking community-oriented courses increases an interest in the community for the…
Descriptors: Journalism, College Students, Community Involvement, News Reporting
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Irungu, Wanjiru Ruth; Liu, Xiaoguang; Han, Chuyu; Bomer, Alvin; Wanjiru, Wambui Ann – Higher Education Studies, 2020
The concept of "world-class university" has been there for some time, and everyone wants a world-class university, and no country feels it can do without one. This battle to develop world-class universities lies not only in the gained status but also in the symbolic role of such universities. Universities exist mainly for research and…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Agricultural Education, Reputation, College Role
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Akbulut, Taner – Higher Education Studies, 2020
Physiological effects of aerobic and anaerobic exercises are frequently investigated. However, it is considered that combined exercises may be more effective. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of aerobic and combined exercise program on some biochemical parameters. The study group consisted of 45 male volunteers with sedentary…
Descriptors: Exercise Physiology, College Students, Life Style, Exercise
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Li, Liu – Higher Education Studies, 2020
Dictation has long been recognized as a valid testing device and practical teaching technique in second language (L2) teaching and research. Yet recent years have witnessed an increasing use of integrated tasks in language education. This paper attempts to combine dictation with a reading activity and thereby explores the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Verbal Communication
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Pan, Tianhong; Zhu, Yi; Chen, Shan – Higher Education Studies, 2020
In order to enrich the training modes for internationalized and innovative talents, universities from China, Japan and Korea have cooperated each other since 2012, and established a consortium named Innovative Research & Education of Asia (IRE). The consortium proposed the "student-centered, innovation-oriented and multiple…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration, College Faculty, Consortia
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Ibrahim, Ali – Higher Education Studies, 2020
Despite considerable efforts to increase the quality of Higher Education (HE) in many countries, the absence of a methodology to guide scholars and policymakers to assess its quality has been a barrier. In 2017, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Mohamad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) launched the Global Knowledge…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Educational Assessment, Efficiency
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Selvi, Hüseyin – Higher Education Studies, 2020
This study aimed to examine the effect of using items from previous exams on students? pass-fail rates and on the psychometric properties of the tests and items. The study included data from 115 tests and 11,500 items used in the midterm and final exams of 3,910 students in the preclinical term at the Faculty of Medicine from 2014 to 2019. Data…
Descriptors: Answer Keys, Tests, Test Items, True Scores
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Zhou, Nan – Higher Education Studies, 2020
Through a theoretical framework that builds on the Community of Practice construct and the concepts of identity negotiation, imagined identity and investment, this case study examines how one English-as-a-foreign-language student negotiated the identity as an English learner in the Chinese university classroom setting. Then the extent that the…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, English (Second Language)
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