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Halawa, Ahmed; Sharma, Ajay; Bridson, Julie M.; Lyon, Sarah; Prescott, Denise; Guha, Arpan; Taylor, David – World Journal of Education, 2017
Background: Good performance in a summative assessment does not always equate to educational gain following a course. An educational programme may focus on improving student's performance on a particular test instrument. For example, practicing multiple choice questions may lead to mastery of the instrument itself rather than testing the knowledge…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation, Masters Programs, Electronic Learning
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Omemu, Felix – World Journal of Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine the correlates of effective instructional supervision in secondary schools in Bayelsa State. A critical examination of all the policies and personnel put in place by the government to achieve the aim of supervision of instruction in secondary school in Bayelsa State were elucidated. The study involved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Instructional Effectiveness, Secondary Schools
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Kraimeen, Hani; Al-Hajaya, Suleiman – World Journal of Education, 2017
The study was conducted to identify the degree of symmetrical among the teaching staff members at Tafila Technical University. The study community was comprised of all the 239 members of the teaching staff at Tafila Technical University. The study sample was selected by using the stratified random method according to the faculty variable which…
Descriptors: Technical Education, College Students, Questionnaires, Educational Administration
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Rodríguez, Ana Carolina Reyes; Noriega, José Angel Vera; Cuervo, Angel Alberto Valdés – World Journal of Education, 2017
Research in recent years indicates that schools, and in particular teaching practices, play an essential role in preventing bullying. This study's aim is to investigate the direct and indirect relationships between permissive and direct intervention teacher practices, school support and bullying. In a non-probabilistic way, 386 (58.1%) boys and…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Bullying, Intervention, Teacher Role
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Karasu, H. Pelin – World Journal of Education, 2017
Support services provide an essential role for hearing-impaired students attending public schools, in terms of improving their language and academic skills. In this study, the writing skills of hearing-impaired students enrolled in public schools were evaluated, and the relationship between the writing scores, audiological variables and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Skills, Hearing Impairments, Academic Support Services
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Aguas, Pedro P.; Zapata, Liliana Valle; Arellano, Danilsa Lorduy – World Journal of Education, 2017
Higher education institutions are aware of the need to incorporate learning-driven assessment artifacts into their doctoral programs to ensure successful leadership development. However, in attempting to integrate learning into students' future performance, it appears that there is no general agreement upon the most effective assignments. The…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Innovation, Graduate Study, Leadership Training
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Ahiatrogah, Paul Dela – World Journal of Education, 2017
The study examined gender dimension in the development of effective teaching skills among distance education (DE) students. The conceptual framework for the study is gender mainstreaming which centres on pluralistic approach to diversity issues among both men and women. A longitudinal developmental research design was used for the study. A sample…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Teaching Skills, Distance Education, Longitudinal Studies
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Pavan, Annalisa – World Journal of Education, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to fill the void in academic literature concerning the transition from the King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP) to the current Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques' Overseas Scholarship Program. Based on a review of published news accounts and of announcements made by Saudi sources, Saudi official documents and…
Descriptors: Islam, Scholarships, Student Loan Programs, International Programs
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Prayekti – World Journal of Education, 2017
This research was aimed at developing printed teaching materials of Atomic Physics PEFI4421 Course using Research and Development (R & D) model; which consisted of three major set of activities. The first set consisted of seven stages, the second set consisted of one stage, and the third set consisted of seven stages. This research study was…
Descriptors: Nuclear Physics, College Science, Research and Development, Instructional Materials
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Dehnad, Vida – World Journal of Education, 2017
Adaptation to change is not an easy process and sometimes does not happen at all. When people perceive that their freedom is going to be altered due to an unwanted change, they outwardly exhibit some symptomatic reactive behaviors such as inertia, resistance, skepticism, and aggression. No matter how intense people's reactance is, only a few of…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Models, Responses, Behavior
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Halawa, Ahmed; Sharma, Ajay; Bridson, Julie M.; Lyon, Sarah; Prescott, Denise; Guha, Arpan; Taylor, David – World Journal of Education, 2017
Introduction: It was a challenge to design a feedback pathway for distance learning course that deals with complex and ambiguous clinical subject like organ transplantation. This course attracts mature clinicians (n = 117 spread over three modules) from 27 countries where in addition to the time and zone barriers; there are cultural, institutional…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Electronic Learning, Graduate Students, Medical Education
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Székely, Miguel; Mendoza, Pamela – World Journal of Education, 2017
This paper explores families' investment in skills development through education in a high-inequality, low-education quality country such as Mexico, comparing it to a lower-inequality, higher-quality education country such as the United States. The paper uses a series of Household Income and Expenditure Surveys for both countries spanning around…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expenditures, Investment, Skill Development
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Tsai, Min-Hsiu – World Journal of Education, 2017
Who is the most preferred and deemed the most helpful reviewer in improving student writing? This study exercised a blended teaching method which consists of three currently prevailing reviewers: the automated grading system (AGS, a web-based method), the peer review (a process-oriented approach), and the teacher grading technique (the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Writing Evaluation, Automation, Grading
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Shamsuddin, Salahuddin Mohd.; Ahmad, Siti Sara Binti Hj. – World Journal of Education, 2017
Classical Arabic was originated in the family of Semitic languages as a result of mixing among the languages of the people who lived in the Arabian Peninsula. Nobody knows the exact time of its emergence. We had some knowledge by some stone monuments and oral histories indicated that some distinct languages were in the south and north of the…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Sociolinguistics, Educational History, Diachronic Linguistics
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Auriac-Slusarczyk, Emmanuèle,; Fiema, Gabriela; Pironom, Julie; Belghiti, Karima – World Journal of Education, 2017
The article studies the verbal manifestation of critical thought in a school context. Four modes of thought--logical, creative, responsible, and metacognitive--accompanied by six epistemological perspectives, are studied from 1,730 pupils turns to speak analyzed in eight class groups. The pupils dialog about freedom. Quantitatively and gradually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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