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Alebous, Tahani – Education, 2016
The study aimed at investigating the degree of awareness of environmental risks of water shortage of students-teachers in the majors of Classroom teachers, Counseling and Special education in the Education Sciences College at WISE and their degree of awareness according to major and gender. The sample of the study which was selected randomly…
Descriptors: Risk, Environmental Influences, Natural Resources, Water
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Al-Jazi, Aya Bassam; Al-Khamra, Rana – Education, 2015
Goal: The aim of this study was to find the prevalence of speech (articulation, voice, and fluency) disorders among elementary school students from first grade to fourth grade. This research was based on the screening implemented as part of the Madrasati Project, which is designed to serve the school system in Jordan. Method: A sample of 1,231…
Descriptors: Incidence, Speech Impairments, Elementary School Students, Check Lists
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Bin Tareef, Atif Omer – Education, 2014
School violence emerged as a topic of interest for the education system during the past decade. School violence covers an array of intentional or reckless behaviors that include physical harm, psychological harm, and property damage. These include behaviors that vary in severity and frequency such as murder (Dwyer, Osher, & Warger, 1998). Tay,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Figurative Language, Higher Education, Emotional Response
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Theeb, Raied Sheikh; Muhaidat, Mohammad Ali; Al-Zboon, Eman Khleif – Education, 2014
Due to the contemporary educational reform, the movement of teachers' preparation based on the competencies became the most prominent field of study. The current study aimed at exploring Professional Competencies among special education pre-service teachers (N = 112) and the level of their competencies' practice from their perspectives.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Competence, Special Education
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Jaradat, Mohammed Hasan – Education, 2013
The study aims at identifying the notion of transparency among academic leaderships at Jordanian universities. To this effect, the interview-based approach was used in order to delineate the concept of transparency. Eighty individual academic leaderships were interviewed across various schools in Jordan. Upon collection of data and information,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Language of Instruction, Disclosure
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Ay, Khitam Mousa; Halaweh, Rami Saleh; Al-Taieb, Mohammad Abu – Education, 2013
This study investigates the effect of movement imagery on learning the forearm pass in volleyball. Twenty four mail students from Physical Education Factuly at Jordan University (19 ± 0.5) years of age. After Completed the Movement Imagery Questionnaire-Revised (MIQ-R; Hall & Martin, 1997) the subjects randomly divided into two groups,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, College Students, Males
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Al-Shara'H, Nayel Darweesh – Education, 2013
The study aimed at investigating Jordanian EFL teachers' self-reported frequencies of using the procedures of preparing, correcting, analyzing, interpreting an achievement test, and discussing its results with students. To achieve this, a 31-item questionnaire was used. The questionnaire was administered to 118 basic stage EFL teachers after…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Test Construction
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Al Ali, Mohammad A.; Olaimat, Fatima M. – Education, 2012
This study aimed at evaluating the textbook used for teaching Arabic for speakers of other languages at the International Institute for Teaching Arabic for Speakers of Other Languages at the University of Jordan from the perspective of instructors who taught the book and the students who studied it. The study aimed at identifying the points of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Semitic Languages, Second Language Instruction, Textbooks
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Jabbar, Sinaria Kamil Abdel – Education, 2012
This paper describes international education at the University of Jordan (UJ). Specifically it investigates a random sample of international students comprising Americans, Europeans and Asians. A field survey approach with qualitative and quantitative dimensions was used. Questionnaires were used to solicit information from the students. In…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries, International Education
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Eisouh, Zuhair S. – Education, 2011
This study aimed at contrasting the performance of a group of EFL students on a TOEFL exam before and after taking a special TOEFL preparation course depending on Charles Curran's Community Language Learning (CLL) model. According to CLL, the role of the teacher is extended to be like the supportive therapy of a counselor, and the student is…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Tests, Second Language Instruction