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Husein, Alhassan Abdur-Rahim – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2017
Arabic speaking countries live in diglossic communities. This is where two or more varieties of a language are used by the same speech community. This paper examines students' attitude towards Arabic language varieties. It focuses mainly on Egyptian students' attitude towards the fu??a on one hand and the Egyptian Arabic (EA) variety on the other.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Language Attitudes, Semitic Languages, Language Variation
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Szimkovics, Tamás – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2017
Based on previous surveys the usage of ICT and blended learning is at a low level in Ukraine. To catch up with the European average, it is important to familiarize the students and teachers with blended learning in the secondary school. The information technology classes provide the best opportunity to introduce the blended learning, because they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Educational Opportunities, Information Technology
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Nyilas, Orsolya; Fónai, Mihály – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2017
Nowadays, whether we discuss either adult education or continuing training we possess comprehensive knowledge of the input side of the trainings. We have detailed data of the accredited institutions, instructors, the structure, content and operational indicators of the trainings, still we know less of the drop-outs, absentees and the reasons for…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Adult Students
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Bocsi, Veronika; Ujvarosi, Andrea – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2017
The aim of our study is to give an overview about language and musical skills of students in musical traning courses and we try to outline the effects of the sociocultural background in these fields. We would like to show the main patterns of language proficiency (the number of langugages they speak and levels of the language skills) and we also…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Education, Language Proficiency, College Students
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Antal, Eva – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2017
The context of the present paper is given by my research on philosophy of female education and the questions of female culture in the 18th and 19th centuries in England. I have been studying not only works of educationalist and philosophical concerns, but also literary works such as the education romans and utopias written in the related period.…
Descriptors: Feminism, Womens Education, Culture, Educational Philosophy
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Gocsál, Ákos; Tóth, Renáta – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
This paper presents the results of an experimental project in which media students created a short video. The students in groups of 4 or 5 used concept maps for collected their ideas about organizing the project. The analysis of the concept maps revealed that two groups were product-oriented, one group was workflow-oriented, and two groups used…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Video Technology, Professional Development, Information Science Education
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Pakai, Annamária; Brantmüller, Éva; Réka, Vajda; Karácsony, Ilona; Balázs, Péter – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
The occurrence of cervix cancer is outstandingly high in Zala County, which is situated in the Western Transdanubian region of Hungary. The aim of our study was to reveal why women do not take the opportunity offered by the state and what reasons there are for the nonattendance at screenings. A total of 1000 Hungarian women aged 15 to 60 years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Screening Tests
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Bredács, Alice Mária – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
In this study, we introduce what kind of role is played by psychological immunity and its sub-factors and its factor values in life of the students taking part in the professional training, in their performance at school, in the improvability of the students' strengths and weaknesses. The target of the research is to renew the methodology of the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Age Differences
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Karlovitz, János Tibor; Gyukits, György – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
It appears--and this is apparent from school documentation--that every school considers its duty to support career orientation. At the same time, it is obvious that guiding the process of making career choices exists only on the level of references. As we did not question teachers, we have only tiny fragments what is done for the sake of career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Career Choice, Experience
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Varga, Erika; Szira, Zoltán; Bárdos, Kinga Ilona; Hajós, László – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Our paper is aimed at examining what principal business competencies (can) enhance the success and competitiveness of employees according to the employers and we also wish to explore what personality traits have a decisive effect on the decision-making mechanism in taking on new staff. At present employers can make selection from a lot of fresh…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Employers, Personality Traits, Personnel Selection
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Karikó, Sándor – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Douglas Martin (an editor) wrote a memoir in New York Times about Matthew Lipman, the founder of philosophy for children, today's classic thinker. Lipman's death brought attention again for the philosophy for children's status among professionals. Later one of the most prestigious international educational periodical review, the "Journal of…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Children, Critical Thinking, Child Development
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Brantmüller, Éva; Gyúró, Mónika; Galgán, Kitti; Pakai, Annamária – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Twin birth is a relevant risk factor for postnatal depression (PND). The primary objective of our study is to reveal the prevalence of suspected cases of depression and to identify some background factors among mothers of twins. We applied convenience sampling method within a retrospective, quantitative study among mothers given birth to twins for…
Descriptors: Females, Birth, Mothers, Depression (Psychology)
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Kopas-Vukašinovic, Emina; Savovic, Margit – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Contemporary curricula of preschool education are the result of the improvement of pedagogical and didactic theories. They imply a technical plan with which it is possible to achieve measurable objectives of preschool education. The curriculum is also defined as a tool for quality and equal education for all. It represents a reflection of the…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Children
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Blândul, Valentin Cosmin; Bradea, Adela – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
In the present days, education has a crucial role for development of contemporary society, because, in this way, it can perpetuate itself and can transmit, from a generation to the next one, the accumulated experience about humanity and reality. Considerate as a "Key-factor" for progress, the educational process from learning…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Cala, Verónica C.; Soriano-Ayala, Encarnación; González, Antonio J. – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Health education in Spanish schools is still considered as a controversial subject, which Educational laws and programs have always faced ambiguously. This report presents adolescents' opinion about health education in their schools. In particular, which curricular and extracurricular aspects are being developed, and which strengths and problems…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Health Education, Secondary Schools
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