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Bacquet, Jennifer Ngan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
My personal experience as a teacher in Japan has raised questions about the usefulness of both summative and formative assessment, the possible benefits of non-traditional approaches to classroom instruction, and the influence of assessment measures in the success of Japanese students. For instance, the use of collaborative, inquiry, task or…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews
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Rafieyan, Vahid – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Sociolinguistic and sociocultural features of the source language can be ideally transferred to the target language when the translator's cultural background knowledge has a high overlap with the source language culture. This signifies the crucial role of national cultural distance from the source language society in the quality of translation of…
Descriptors: Translation, Cultural Differences, Sociolinguistics, Cultural Background
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Mwinjuma, Juma Saidi; Kadir, Suhaida bte Abd.; Hamzah, Azimi; Basri, Ramli – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2015
This paper scrutinizes decentralization of education with reference to some countries around the world. We consider discussion on decentralization to be complex, critical and broad question in the contemporary education planning, administration and politics of education reforms. Even though the debate on and implementation of decentralization…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Administration, Politics of Education, Concept Formation