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Taner Derman, Meral; Sahin Zeteroglu, Elvan; Ergisi Birgül, Arzu – SAGE Open, 2020
There are previous studies in the literature conducted on the effect of play-based math activities on the mathematical skills, language, and cognitive development of preschool children. However, the number of studies conducted to determine the effect of play-based math activities on different areas of development in preschool children was too few.…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Mathematics Activities, Play, Child Development
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Lee, Wing Shing – SAGE Open, 2020
To achieve a more effective teaching method, an experimental study using a learning-from-mistakes approach was investigated. A novel approach was adopted from organizational learning literature involving two steps. A first step established the psychological safety notion in students, and the second step called for a student discussion of mistakes…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Security (Psychology), Constructivism (Learning), Instructional Effectiveness
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Fathi, Jalil; Derakhshan, Ali; Torabi, Saeede – SAGE Open, 2020
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of listening strategy instruction on second language (L2) listening comprehension ability, listening anxiety, and listening self-efficacy of Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. To this end, a sample of 52 English major learners of two intact classes from a university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Listening Skills, Second Language Instruction
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Yaz, Ömer Volkan; Kurnaz, Mehmet Altan – SAGE Open, 2020
The purpose of this study is to comparatively investigate the science teaching curricula in Turkey, which have undergone changes four times since the millennium. For this purpose, we carried out a technical and taxonomic examination of the learning outcomes listed in the science curricula that were introduced in 2000, 2005, 2013, and 2017…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Science Instruction, Science Curriculum
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Pham, Thinh Ngoc; Lin, Mei; Trinh, Vu Quang; Bui, Lien Thi Phuong – SAGE Open, 2020
Electronic peer feedback (e-PF) has offered a number of benefits to English as a foreign language (EFL) students' academic writing competence and reflective thinking. However, little research has been conducted to examine whether e-PF can be incorporated in Confucian heritage culture (CHC) contexts. With a sample of 40 Vietnamese university…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Peer Evaluation, English (Second Language), Academic Language
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Lashley, Lidon – SAGE Open, 2019
This study gazed upon curriculum delivery in postcolonial Guyana. The key focus was on the impact of effective curricula instructional materials on curriculum delivery. A descriptive survey method was employed to gather data and a sequential transformative strategy which embraced a mixed method approach was utilized to analyze and interpret the…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Postcolonialism, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness
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Ismail, Sadiq Abdulwahed Ahmed; Al Allaq, Khayal – SAGE Open, 2019
Cooperative learning and differentiated instruction have recently attracted a lot of attention as they are considered by educators and teachers to play significant roles in motivating learners and promoting interactive learning. The present study aims to examine English teachers' views about the effectiveness of the practice of cooperative…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Individualized Instruction, English Instruction, English Teachers
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Spruance, Lori Andersen; Atoloye, Abiodun; Douglass, Deirdre; Zimmerman, Thea Palmer; Guenther, Patricia M.; Franck, Karen; Henson, Teresa; Moore, Carla J.; Wood, Gina; Durward, Carrie M. – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the acceptability and usability of an online training to prepare Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) educators to collect 24-hr dietary recalls using the Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour Dietary Assessment Tool (ASA24). Fifty-eight educators in 17 states were recruited to take the…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Foods Instruction, Usability, Dietetics
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Rahimi, Merak; Allahyari, Atefeh – SAGE Open, 2019
The present study investigated the impact of multimedia-assisted explicit vocabulary learning strategy (VLS) instruction on foreign language learners' strategy use and vocabulary learning. A total of 40 learners of English as a foreign language participated in the study as the experimental (n = 20) and control groups (n = 20). The participants'…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies
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Adriosh, Mohamed; Razi, Özge – SAGE Open, 2019
There has been an increasing interest in the topic of code switching (CS) for the past two decades. This ethnographic exploratory study uncovers the status quo of classroom CS in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classrooms in Libyan universities. It aims to investigate how EFL teachers code-switch to facilitate teaching/learning process. Six…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Cer, Erkan – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the "knowledge of cognition" and "regulation of cognition," which are processes of the metacognitive strategy for improving learners' writing skills. The working group for the present study, in which a sequential explanatory design was employed, included 44 pupils (21…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Metacognition, Writing Skills, Secondary School Students
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Tilton, Shane – SAGE Open, 2019
Social deception games are games that involve players adopting roles and teams that are not known to all players of the game. One of the components of these types of games is deceiving other players for the purpose of completing goals and tasks. The focus of this case study is to show how social deception games were used to teach aspects of small…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Deception, Educational Games, Game Based Learning
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Khan, Md. Shahadat Hossain; Abdou, Benadjih Oiriddine; Kettunen, Jaana; Gregory, Sue – SAGE Open, 2019
This article aims to identify different ways of using mobile devices in students' learning in higher education. This qualitative research presents the findings from a phenomenographic research of students' conceptions of mobile learning (m-learning) in higher education. A cohort of 16 students from four universities of Bangladesh took part in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning
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EL Hajjar, Said Taan; Alkhanaizi, Madina Sughra – SAGE Open, 2018
Training is a systematic way to improve the performance of employees, and it provides a link between job requirements and the current job specification of the employees. In addition, training requires time, energy, and money. At this juncture, organization must look for the needs to evaluate training programs and assess its impact on both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Training, Instructional Effectiveness, Employees
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Coin, Francesca – SAGE Open, 2017
Immigration in recent years has dramatically increased, especially in Europe. Countries have been coping with it in different ways, and this suggests that certain policies and approaches may work better than others. As a fact, a successful integration starts with the education system. This study investigates how the teacher's approach toward his…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Inclusion, Immigrants, Teacher Attitudes
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