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Chan, Banny S. K.; Churchill, Daniel; Chiu, Thomas K. F. – Journal of International Education Research, 2017
It is necessary to develop digital literacy skills with which students can communicate and express their ideas effectively using digital media. The educational sectors around the world are beginning to incorporate digital literacy into the curriculum. Digital storytelling, one of the possible classroom activities, is an approach which may help…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Technological Literacy, Prior Learning, Class Activities
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Laronde, Gerald; MacLeod, Katarin; Frost, Lorraine; Waller, Ken – Journal of International Education Research, 2017
A case study approach was used in examining Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use within a small First Nation high school in Northern Ontario. Quantitative and qualitative data was gathered from students, teacher, and the administrator, who participated in an online survey, followed by interviews on their use of ICT in education. How…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Technology Integration, Information Technology
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Makwinja, Veronica Margaret – Journal of International Education Research, 2017
Botswana through its two educational reform philosophies of 1977 and 1994 envisioned a developing education system that is on par with international standards. According to Tabulawa (2009), the education system was developed to produce critical thinkers, problem solvers, and innovative learners. The system was designed to provide opportunities for…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Dropouts, Academic Failure
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Kaloti, Yesim Ozek – Journal of International Education Research, 2016
Contrasting studies of foreign language teacher education have become a growing interest among educationists and researchers in different countries (Yoder, 1992; McKay & Montgomery, 1995; Baker & Giacchino-Baker, 2000; Stachowski & Sparks, 2007; Firmin, M. W., Firmin, R & MacKay, F. M., 2008; LaFond & Dogancay-Aktuna, 2009;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, Comparative Analysis
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Lee, Juyeon; Heinz, Michael – Journal of International Education Research, 2016
The purpose of the present study is to investigate effective English language learning strategies (LLSs) employed by successful language learners. The participants in this study were 20 student interpreters enrolled in the graduate school of interpretation and translation in Korea. Data on LLSs were collected through unstructured essay writing, a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies, Advanced Students
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Efendioglu, Akin – Journal of International Education Research, 2015
This experimental study aims to determine pre-service teachers' achievements and key factors that affect the learning process with regard to problem-based learning (PBL) and lecture-based computer course (LBCC) conditions. The research results showed that the pre-service teachers in the PBL group had significantly higher achievement scores than…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Educational Environment, Computer Literacy, Preservice Teachers
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Yilmaz, Ismail – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
This paper is a qualitative case study designed to identify prospective science teachers' mathematical-logical structures on the basis of their knowledge and achievement levels in magnetism. The study also made an attempt to reveal the effects of knowledge-level variables and procedural variables, which were considered to be potential…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Magnets, Physics
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Keskin, Yusuf – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
This study aimed to analyse reports prepared by American education specialists visiting Turkey from the Proclamation of the Republic till the end of the 1950's to inspect Turkey's education system. In accordance with this purpose, first, the foreign specialists' reports are briefly introduced chronologically and then American specialist reports…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Specialists, Qualitative Research, Educational Quality
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Al-Mukhaini, Elham M.; Al-Qayoudhi, Wafa S.; Al-Badi, Ali H. – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
The use of social networks is a growing phenomenon, being increasingly important in both private and academic life. Social networks are used as tools to enable users to have social interaction. The use of social networks (SNs) complements and enhances the teaching in traditional classrooms. For example, YouTube, Facebook, wikis, and blogs provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Gaad, Eman; Almotairi, Mishal – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
This is an oral interactive presentation supported by evidences that present the current status of inclusion of students with special needs in the Higher Education sector in the UAE. It looks at the related issues and challenges in a country that is certainly heading towards inclusion of all learners in regular education following the ratification…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Disabilities
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Suss, Gavin – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
The past 15 years have been a dramatic and unique period for education systems all over the world. The challenges have become more complex and the need for schools to promote their agenda has become cardinal and, in some cases, even critical. Today, parents, children, pupils and teachers are motivated by their senses and the positioning of leading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Principals, Teachers
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Alharbi, Ghazwa – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
Education institutions around the world have seen rapid advances in ICT (Information Communication Technology) within the classroom since the mid 90's. Kuwait has realized the need for a high quality education system, and has seen huge increases in government funding for schools over the last 10 years. However, Kuwait's spending on technology and…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Zain, Sharifah Fauziah Hanim Syed; Rasidi, Farah Eliza Mohd; Abidin, Ismin Izwani Zainol – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
Various techniques have been introduced among educators to relate concepts to application, from inductive learning, discovery learning, and student-centred learning (SCL). Mathematics has always been taught the traditional way--teacher is the main person to teach through lectures and activities, with students mostly in the passive receiver mode…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Discovery Learning, Curriculum Design, Foreign Countries
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Churchill, Daniel; Khoo, Kay Yong – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
This paper reports on case studies of four primary school children and their digital practices in Hong Kong. The study explored how the participating children view and represent through digital text in the context of their out-of-school technology use. Understanding how these practices extended into their English language classrooms was explicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Myers, Nancy; Tucker, Janice – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
English Language Learners (ELLs) are a dynamic and rapidly growing population within the California school system. In this age of greater accountability, teachers need access to the tools necessary for effectively reaching this growing subpopulation of students. In this study, A Developmental English Proficiency Test (ADEPT), a language assessment…
Descriptors: Instructional Development, Student Evaluation, Second Language Learning, Achievement Tests
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