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Budden, Michael C.; Budden, Connie B.; Lopez, Tará Burnthorne – Journal of International Education Research, 2017
The importance of effective communication skills in the workplace is widely documented and recognized as a success factor in many fields of endeavor. As the workplace becomes more diverse and more global in nature, the ability to communicate across cultures is gaining in importance. A class exercise in which Panamanian educators and US students…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Marketing, Teaching Methods, Interviews
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Uzoechina, Gladys Oby; Oguegbu, Adaeze; Akachukwu, Esther; Nwasor, Victor Chekume – Journal of International Education Research, 2015
This study sought to determine teachers' level of awareness and usage of non-violent strategies/interventions for the maintenance of discipline in secondary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria. Corporal punishment has become an unwritten sine qua non for the maintenance of school discipline--often the first thought that comes to the minds of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Discipline, Violence
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Cumaoglu, Gonca Kizilkaya – Journal of International Education Research, 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine teachers' beliefs concerning the effects on students using mobile devices, and to determine whether these beliefs vary according to the demographic characteristics and Internet usage purposes. For this purpose, a demographic information questionnaire and the scale developed by Diker Coskun & Kizilkaya…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Khasawneh, Omar M.; Miqdadi, Ruba M.; Hijazi, Abdulhakeem Y. – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
The teachings and writings of John Dewey, an American philosopher and educator, offer insightful influences on contemporary education, not only in the United States but also worldwide. His philosophy of education, commonly referred to as Pragmatism, focused on learning by doing as an alternative to rote knowledge and strict teaching. The purpose…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Teacher Attitudes
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Rondon-Pari, Graziela – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
This research study is based on the analysis of speech in three Spanish conversation classes. Research questions are: What is the ratio of English and Spanish spoken in class? Is classroom speech more predominant in students or the instructor? And, are teachers' beliefs in regards to the use of English and Spanish consistent with their classroom…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Green, Paul – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
The goal of this paper is to report on the SERVQUAL gap which causes unsuccessful service delivery at a University of Technology in South Africa. Using a quantitative research design, the study adopts a SERVQUAL model adapted to a tertiary environment containing five dimensions of service quality (tangibles, responsiveness, empathy, assurance, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Higher Education
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Algadheeb, Nourah A.; Almeqren, Monira A. – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
The present study aimed to identify the scientific research obstacles facing faculty members in the College of Education at Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University (PNU) and to determine the differences in the obstacles according to age, academic rank, scientific specialty, marital status, number of completed studies, and time since the last…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Research Problems, Barriers, Predictor Variables
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Seechaliao, Thapanee – Journal of International Education Research, 2014
This paper describes lecturers' behaviors and beliefs regarding social media in higher education at the Faculty of Education, Mahasarakham University. Thirty-one lecturers were surveyed about their attitudes toward the use of social media in their classes. Their responses were analyzed using arithmetic mean and standard deviation. The results are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior
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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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Gursoy, Esim – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
Attitudes toward a foreign language and the motivation to learn a language have been of interest to many educators and researchers. However, the majority of research has been conducted with language learners. There is a lack of literature concerning the attitudes of teachers and teacher trainees toward the language they are or will be teaching.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Teacher Attitudes, Language Teachers
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Yilmaz, Ismail – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
The purpose of this case study is to reveal prospective science teachers' knowledge and achievement levels in electricity-related subjects. The data for the study were collected from 44 prospective teachers using three measurement tools. The data were then analyzed using software developed for the Probability and Possibility Calculation Statistics…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Knowledge Level, Teaching Methods, Probability
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Kines, Scott Wayne – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
English television programs have been incorporated within public-school classrooms in western countries for a long time to capture student interest in various subjects. Many researchers favor English programs as a partner inside of classrooms while others hold negative perceptions of the concept. However, there is little research to provide a…
Descriptors: Television, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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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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Jabbarifar, Taghi; Elhambakhsh, ELham – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
An indispensable part of any curriculum design in an educational setting is the analysis of the needs of the learners involved in the context. The needs can be addressed from different perspectives. Among them, the learners' needs in terms of their perceptions toward what constitute learning/teaching and testing processes are of prominent values.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Observation, Instructional Design
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Oluwatayo, James Ayodele – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
The study assessed computer literacy of secondary school teachers in Ekiti State. Three hundred teachers (Male = 150; Female = 150) selected from 30 public schools in 15 out of 16 local government areas participated. The instrument for collecting data was a 25-item Self-Assessment of Computer Literacy questionnaire and each item was rated on a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Literacy, Experienced Teachers, Reliability
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