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Kim, Kioh; Harris, Carmen Jones; Pham, Long – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2018
In recent years, teacher retention rates have decreased, and student behavioral concerns have increased. This article presents if teachers who have favorable beliefs about the effectiveness of Character Education programs also have a greater satisfaction with their career. Based on the responses of 159 school teachers, a positive correlation was…
Descriptors: Values Education, Behavior Problems, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes
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Dhakal, Prem Kumari – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2018
Information and communication technologies (ICT) are an essential portion of teaching learning process. The article examines the use of the application of ICT tools in teaching mathematics and to identify the attitudes of teachers towards the use of ICT tools at Mid-Western University, Nepal. The result of the study indicated the positive…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Attitudes
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Dong, Yue; Branscum, Paul; Gao, Haijuan – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2018
Sexual health is crucial to the overall health and well-being of international students; however, few studies about them have evaluated their health literacy and knowledge about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) prevention. This study investigated Chinese International Students' (CIS) health literacy about STIs, focusing on their use of…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Information Seeking, Online Searching, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Kyei-Blankson, Lydia; Nur-Awaleh, Mohamed – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2018
Preservice teacher study abroad experiences and its influence on cultural awareness and teaching is explored in this paper. Participants in this study include preservice teachers from a large teacher education program. Teacher reflections and one-on-one semi-structured interview data were gathered, transcribed, coded, and analyzed for themes. The…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teachers
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Fattal, Laura; Alon, Sandra – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2018
Global awareness is discussed through the experiential learning of six teacher candidates and six teachers on a Fulbright-Hays study abroad program to Israel. The participants focused their learning on four key aspects of global education; multilingual communication -- to enhance a world view, historical layering -- to understand the peripheries…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Experiential Learning, Preservice Teachers
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Mamun, Md. Muntasir – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2018
The seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries experienced major educational movements, including orthodox religious formalism and rationalistic formalism of the Enlightenment. Toward the end of the latter century, however, naturalist and individualist views of education began to counter formalism, inspired by poets and philosophers like William…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Poets, Poetry
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Amankulova, Zhuldyz – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2018
In this paper, I address the issues of rural disadvantage in accessing higher education. Taking an autoethnographic approach and building on research on rural education, which has shown that geography is an important stratifier of educational outcomes, I reflect on the factors that helped me to access higher education despite my rural background…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Access to Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Bostian, Brad – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2017
Amid profound changes to student placement systems at universities and colleges, the placement of English language learners has remained largely the same. Generally speaking, international students, and in some places other English language learners, face single measure testing and required remediation. Single measure high stakes testing goes…
Descriptors: Student Placement, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, College Students
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Shekarabi, Zeinab – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2017
Much research has been completed that focused on the role of drafting strategies in first language (L1) writing, but its role in second language (L2) writing is missing. The present study investigated the impact of outlining and free writing strategies on L2 academic writing in terms of overall quality, as well as more specifically in terms of…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Academic Language, Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning
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Douglas, Cynthia – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2017
This paper presents culturally responsive curriculum development for English language learners through the lens of the student and their cultural identity. The research presented in this paperdemonstrates the critical nature of developing English language skills through a connection tothe cultural identity of the learners. The significance of…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Curriculum Development
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Shamsuzzaman, Mohammad – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2017
English literature and Composition studies never mesh given their origins and foci. English literature is essentially British in most places outside of the United States. Composition is essentially North American. Literature explores written texts while Composition creates new texts. Composition studies has been a relatively new intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Literature, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
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Pidgeon, Aileen M.; Davies, Nyketa L.; Stapleton, Peta – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2017
Retention and attrition are issues of concern in universities worldwide. Researchers have noted that students' satisfaction with academic experience and psychological adjustment on campus play an important role in student retention. The current study examined the mediating role that perceived social support and feeling of connectedness have on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student School Relationship, Social Support Groups
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Kim, Kioh; Taylor, Michael – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between Adult ELLs' perceived ease of use and usefulness of Edmodo and their intent to use the social learning network for language learning. The study also sought to examine how the Adult ELLs' perceptions of the ease of use and usefulness of Edmodo related to their language acquisition.…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Second Language Learning, English Language Learners, Student Attitudes
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Poudel, Mamta; Singh, Nanda Bdr. – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2016
This ethnobiological study aims to document and discuss original knowledge that local people develop based on the climate, local ecology, culture, and tradition in order to sustain their society. An ethnobiological survey on Raji people was conducted in Uttarganga village of Surkhet in Western Nepal with a view to understanding what medicinal,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations
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Ohiwerei, Franklin Ohiole – International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 2016
This study was conducted to study the level of utilization of information and communication technology (ICT) equipment in teaching of Business Education courses in Department of Business Education in Universities in Nigeria. A population of 117 business education lecturers in seven federal and state universities in Nigeria was used. The instrument…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Faculty
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