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Allahyani, Mariam Hameed Ahmed – Education, 2012
The aim of this study is to determine the magnitude of cognitive dissonance present in a sample of female students at Umm Al Qura University, and clarifying the relationship between the cognitive dissonance and decision-making styles. It also aimed to identify differences between female students with high cognitive dissonance and those with low…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals), Correlation
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Taha, T.A. – Education, 2006
Over the centuries, English has shown a remarkable flexibility in borrowing foreign words, which has resulted in a very cosmopolitan vocabulary. This study examines some of the latest Arabic loanwords frequently used in the context of the war in Iraq. The nature of those words, their connotations, and the semantic shifts that some of them have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Semitic Languages, Student Attitudes, Semantics