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Kayan, Adil; Aydin, Ibrahim Seçkin – World Journal of Education, 2020
Discussions on how grammar should be taught have continued for decades. Previous studies have reported that today's students called as Generation Z have shown negative attitudes toward grammar teaching with traditional methods and techniques, and that their academic achievements have failed to meet expectations. Not using methods and techniques…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Games, Computer Games
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Gülünay, Y. Ismail; Savas, Seyfi – World Journal of Education, 2019
In the 21st century, when foreign language learning has become almost compulsory, everyone is trying to fulfill this obligation. In fact, foreign language has become a very important thing not only for the people who work on linguistic sciences but also for politicians, academicians, and even sportsmen. In this context, the main purpose is to…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Preparation, Multiple Intelligences, Second Language Learning
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Zhong, Qin; Yan, Minwei; Zou, Fangfang – World Journal of Education, 2019
Teacher feedback is an essential part which can not be overlooked in English writing teaching. Whether teacher feedback is effective and which type of feedback is more effective in improving learners' writing proficiency have attracted more and more researchers' attention. Direct feedback is the feedback that teachers correct students' errors…
Descriptors: Morphemes, Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Barin, Muzaffer – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of the current research is to reveal the relationship between pre-service teachers' attitudes towards compulsory English courses and their critical thinking skills. The study also investigates the effect of the participants' age, gender and department on their attitudes towards compulsory English courses and their critical thinking skills.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Thinking Skills, English (Second Language), Critical Thinking
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Saglam, Duygu; Arslan, Ali – World Journal of Education, 2018
This study aims to search the effect of flipped classroom on students' learning a new grammar structure and their attitudes towards the English course. The study was carried out for 6 weeks with 56 students studying in five different preparatory classes at a black sea region university's foreign languages school in the fall term of 2015-2016…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology
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Demirci, Cavide; Düzenli, Halil – World Journal of Education, 2017
Think-Pair-Share (TPS) activities in classrooms provide an opportunity for students to revise, practice and reproduce previously learned knowledge. Teachers also benefit from this active learning strategy by exploiting new learning materials, saving time by minimizing presentations and using it as a formative assessment tool. This article explores…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Coding, Learning Strategies, Writing Instruction
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Tsai, Min-Hsiu – World Journal of Education, 2017
This study investigated 228 English as foreign language freshmen at a university of science and technology in southern Taiwan to explore the participants' knowledge of English tense forms by recognizing 12 tense forms and translating Chinese sentences into English with specific tense forms. The results showed that the participants who were taught…
Descriptors: Morphemes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Charts
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Ghapanchi, Zargham; Talebi, Farima – World Journal of Education, 2012
This study aims to examine the metaphors selected by two hundred and forty Iranian B.A and eighty eight M.A students about their professors' roles. The participants were asked to select their preferred metaphors among twenty one metaphors of the checklist about their professors. The metaphors were then categorized based on Goffman's Footing…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, College Faculty, Teacher Role, English (Second Language)
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Pishghadam, Reza; Pourali, Shahrzad – World Journal of Education, 2011
Employing metaphor analysis, the present study explores the nature of unconscious beliefs of PhD students. This research aims at analyzing the metaphors produced by Iranian PhD students about learning and teaching in both current and ideal situations. Using the Iranian context of education, this study intended to: first, collecting the metaphors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes