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Bawa, Lydia S. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
This study aimed to examine the effect of administrating Job Enabling English Proficiency (JEEP) on the students' English language skills in selected colleges and universities of Region XII, Philippines. The study sought to find out the relationship between the JEEP Program administration for the sustainable operation and the students' English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Proficiency
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Dussling, Tess – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
English language learners (ELLs) are the fastest growing population of students in U.S. schools, and, unfortunately often experience lower levels of reading and spelling achievement than native English-speaking students. There is growing evidence showing that early reading interventions, which have been effective with native English-speakers, can…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Native Speakers, Spelling, Spanish Speaking
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Alasmari, Nasser; Alshae'el, Amal – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
English is now the most frequently used language worldwide. In academia, English has become "a hyper central language" millions of students are learning for various reasons. As such, pedagogists, academicians, and language teachers seek new tools and teaching methods to help English language learners reach high proficiency levels. The…
Descriptors: Drama, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Aruan, Linda; Sari, Risnovita; Harahap, Ahmad Bengar – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
Mastering the listening skill is considered to be difficult by L2 learners because lack of practice opportunities and impracticality of text-books for enhancing the listening skill. One of the relatively recent methods in teaching the listening skill is using the teaching media. This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a different…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Computer Software, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Bintz, William P. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
This article reports research results from an analyzsis of frequency and content of read aloud articles published between 2011 and 2015 in selected, national, peer-reviewed journals across the K-8 curriculum. An introduction describes the problem, purpose, and limitations of the study. It provides a review of research on reading aloud at home, in…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Reading Aloud to Others, Journal Articles, Elementary Secondary Education
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Southern, Alex; Elliott, Jenny; Morley, Colin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
Zip Zap is a Creative Social Enterprise, which offers an author/illustrator-led Continuing Professional Development and Learning (CPDL) programme to develop teacher knowledge, confidence and skills in delivering creative writing and illustration activities, and a Festival of artist-led activities for school pupils. It is one of a number of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education, Faculty Development, Creative Writing
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Larrotta, Clarena; Chung, HeeJae – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
This article discusses the contributions of foreign-born TESOL instructors helping adult language learners develop literacy skills through a pen pal project, which lasted 10 weeks and consisted of writing letters back and forth weekly. The project provided adult immigrant learners with an opportunity to practice meaningful writing to support their…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Alsaif, Abdullah; Masrai, Ahmed – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
A considerable body of research has investigated the effectiveness of extensive reading on incidental vocabulary acquisition in second language (L2) learners. However, we still know very little about the relationship between extensive reading and vocabulary development among Saudi learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) where language…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yousefi, Reihanne; Tahriri, Abdorreza; Tous, Maryam Danaye – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Developing research performance has become an important theme in Iranian higher educational institutions as other national and international academic institutions across the world. However, the research performance of Iranian Teaching English as a Foreign Language postgraduate candidates has been argued to be limited. In order to increase their…
Descriptors: Productivity, English (Second Language), Student Research, Second Language Learning
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Barbre, James O. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The goal of literacy development at schools is a standing feature of the curriculum. In spite of this, the means to develop critical thinking in students often comes up short. The development of literacy and critical thinking can be presented in engaging and memorable ways, but schools often defer to what they have done in the past; namely through…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Cartoons, Novels, Critical Literacy
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Ezeokoli, Francis O.; Ugwu, Eucharia Okwudilichukwu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The study explored parents', teachers', and students' beliefs about the use and study of mother tongue (MT) in selected secondary schools in Akinyele Local Government Area, Oyo State, Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was adopted. Twelve public senior secondary schools were randomly selected. Purposive sampling technique was used to select at…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Liu, Shuyuan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
As a unique literary genre, science fiction can serve as a motivating text to develop students' critical analytical skills and to promote critical thinking about new technology and its societal controversies under proper guidance. In the field of English as Foreign Language (EFL) learning, using science fiction films in the classroom affords EFL…
Descriptors: Science Fiction, Films, Critical Literacy, English (Second Language)
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Enyi, Amaechi Uneke; Orji, Edwin Chiekpezie – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The study was a linguistic examination of the use of lexical cohesive devices in Ngugi Wa Thiong 'O's "Decolonising the Mind"- an autobiography. The study was aimed at revealing how Ngugi - an African L2 writer, deployed lexical cohesive devices to achieve cohesion and coherence and how this has contributed to the meaning of his…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Autobiographies, Connected Discourse, Authors
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Asari, Slamet; Husniah, Rohmy; Ma'rifah, Ulfatul; Anwar, Khoirul – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
In teaching and learning process particularly at university level, High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) should be an integral element to foster students's critical and creative thinking. It should not only be designed for assessment purposes but also be implemented within classroom teaching process. This study is aimed at analyzing students' HOTS…
Descriptors: College Students, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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Çetinkaya, Fatih Çetin; Topçam, Abdurrahman Baki – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This study aimed to determine the perceptions of teacher candidates and to use the literature circles method to help them to develop a positive attitude towards the profession. Given that the study of literature circles in the national literature is only for a specific area, this study is the first study in which the literature circles are used…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching (Occupation), Public Colleges, Positive Attitudes
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