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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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Wang, Xiaoyun; Li, Degao – SAGE Open, 2019
To examine the processing of phonological and configurational information in word recognition in discourse reading, we conducted two experiments using the self-paced reading paradigm. The materials were three-sentence discourses, in each of which the last word of the second sentence and the third word from the end of the last sentence formed a…
Descriptors: Phonology, Phonological Awareness, Semantics, Spelling
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Kruse, Clemens Scott; Lieneck, Cristian – SAGE Open, 2019
Competency mapping in higher education is not a new technique for curriculum development. Competency-based curriculum in health care administration programs has appeared in the literature every few years. Texas State University has taught a bachelor's in health administration (BHA) and a master's in health administration (MHA) for decades and…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Health Programs, Health Education, Health Services
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Poston, David I.; Vandenkieboom, Kathryn K. – SAGE Open, 2019
The study compares the standardized test performance of "chess kids" versus their peers. The comparison of score gains to non-chess peers (same grade and same academic percentile) attempts to eliminate the chicken-and-egg issue that often muddles this topic, that is, does chess make kids smarter or do smart kids simply prefer chess. The…
Descriptors: Games, Standardized Tests, Scores, Achievement Gains
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Moore, Brooke; Boardman, Alison G.; Smith, Clara; Ferrell, Amy – SAGE Open, 2019
Research indicates the benefits of collaborative learning for supporting academic literacy in content classrooms, especially for diverse and exceptional students such as students with learning disabilities or English learners (ELs) who can become disengaged in content classrooms if they struggle to access complex, content-related texts. Drawing…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Cooperative Learning, Middle School Students, Grade 7
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Sheikh, Adnan Ahmed; Inam, Aneeq; Rubab, Anila; Najam, Usama; Rana, Naeem Ahmad; Awan, Hayat Muhammad – SAGE Open, 2019
Work engagement is arguably one of the key challenges confronted by the higher education sector of Pakistan. Therefore, it is important to understand the diverse perspectives of work engagement in this sector. This study examines the effect of job demand and spiritual leadership on work engagement in public universities of Pakistan through the…
Descriptors: Work Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty
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He, Tung-hsien – SAGE Open, 2019
This study applied the structural equation modeling (SEM) technique to explore the predictive relations among personality facets, writing strategy use, and writing performance of college students learning English as a foreign language (EFL). In total, 201 participants composed an argument-based essay, before being surveyed using two self-report…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Writing Strategies, Writing Achievement, College Students
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Polat, Soner; Çelik, Çaglar; Okçu, Yildiz – SAGE Open, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the perspective of school administrators with regard to teachers from different generations. In this study, the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of each generation were examined. This study was conducted as a Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat (SWOT) analysis. The study group consisted…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, School Administration, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics
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Chien, Shih-Chieh – SAGE Open, 2019
The present study investigates Taiwanese researchers' perceptions, problems, and strategies of trying to get published in English in the field of English teaching. This discipline presents an interesting case for publishing, as in Taiwan, this group of researchers is highly expected to use English as a medium in writing for research. Through…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Scholarship, Researchers, English Instruction
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Aksu, Zeki; Kul, Ümit – SAGE Open, 2019
Teaching efficacy, teaching anxiety, and teaching knowledge are crucial factors in effective teaching. This study investigated the mediating role of mathematics teaching efficacy (MTE) in the relationship between pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) and mathematics teaching anxiety (MTA) for pre-service mathematics teachers. The participants were…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Teachers, Self Efficacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Fu, Rong – SAGE Open, 2019
The burden of dementia in China is expected to increase dramatically. This study aimed to estimate the potential impact of early parental death on cognitive functioning in late life and whether education is a possible mechanism underlying this association. Data were derived from the 2002 and 2005 waves of the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity…
Descriptors: Dementia, Older Adults, Parents, Foreign Countries
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Gamlem, Siv M. – SAGE Open, 2019
The aim of the study is to map patterns of teaching quality through interactions in Mathematics lessons in lower secondary school classrooms. The sample is 10 ninth-grade classrooms in Norway (pupils' age, 14-15 years). Reciprocal linkages between teaching through interactions in Mathematic lessons and pupils' results on a standardized National…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Mathematics Education, Grade 9
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Wagner, Claire; Kawulich, Barbara; Garner, Mark – SAGE Open, 2019
This article surveys the literature from 1999 to 2013 on teaching qualitative research methods. One hundred thirteen articles fitted the inclusion criteria; 79 of these were by academics in the United States and Canada. Only 39 of the 113 were based on empirical research: from these, seven descriptive themes were distilled, of which the dominant…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Research Training, Experiential Learning
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Zheng, Boyang; Sun, Guiping; Wang, Hourong – SAGE Open, 2019
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is an important component of China's medical system. How to educate TCM practitioners in China, therefore, has become a crucial issue. To contribute to this issue, the current research identified the competency model of TCM practitioners in China and developed an evaluation for TCM students. We combined Bloom's…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Test Reliability
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Peng, Jian-E; Gao, Xuesong – SAGE Open, 2019
Motivation is considered an important impetus driving and sustaining individuals' efforts to fulfill their goals. Against the backdrop that university academics worldwide are increasingly expected to produce research output in prestigious journals for both individual and institutional development, it is necessary to understand academics' research…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Teacher Motivation, College Faculty, English (Second Language)
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