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Çakir, Rahman – Education, 2015
The purpose of this study is that to evaluate nine educational management plans between the years 1963-2013 and one plan in the process of implementation educational management. Document analysis technique from the qualitative research methods was used in this research. Data was analyzed as three stages: description, analysis and interpretation.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Data Analysis, Data Interpretation, Educational Administration
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Jain, Smita; Jain, Pawan – Education, 2015
This study empirically tests the relation between the instructional design elements and the overall meaningful interactions among online students. Eighteen online graduate nursing courses are analyzed using bivariate and multivariate analysis techniques. Findings suggest that the quantity of meaningful interaction among learners can be improved by…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Online Courses, Nursing Education, Nursing Students
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Iscan, Canay Demirhan – Education, 2015
This study aimed to identify the views of experienced class teachers and class teacher candidates on values education. It conducted standard open-ended interviews with experienced class teachers and teacher candidates. The study group comprised 9 experienced class teachers from different socio-economic levels and 9 teacher candidates with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Values Education, Preservice Teachers
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Bond, Nathan; Sterrett, William – Education, 2014
Policymakers, researchers, and educators are calling for practicing teachers to assume leadership positions in schools. The goal is for these teacher leaders to work with administrators and bring about school improvements. To prepare teachers for this role, universities are encouraged to provide leadership opportunities for students aspiring to…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers
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Coskun, Abdullah; Arslan, Abdullah – Education, 2014
This paper aims to emphasize the importance of using Moodle in foreign language learning and teaching by reviewing relevant literature and introducing a Moodle-based environment aiming to help English learners to practice their English by themselves. Firstly, the use of Moodle in education and more specifically in English Language Teaching is…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Second Language Instruction, Large Group Instruction, Distance Education
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Hunt, Samuel J.; Cangemi, Joseph – Education, 2014
This paper explores the value of the "Game of Kings," Chess, as a tool for developing highly successful leaders. This paper highlights and demonstrates how the methods of the game of Chess can have strong influence on the ability and performance of exceptional leaders in any field, and how the game of Chess can enhance the cognitive…
Descriptors: Leadership, Skill Development, Games, Game Theory
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Muller, Susan M.; Dodd, Amelia; Fiala, Kelly A. – Education, 2014
Attrition is a major problem for all areas of education. The presence of protective factors has been shown to promote resiliency, which might influence retention. This study was designed to examine characteristics associated with resiliency among a population of pre-service educators, public school teachers, and community-based health educators.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Resilience (Psychology), School Holding Power, Correlation
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Karkouti, Ibrahim Mohamad – Education, 2014
This paper provides an overview of Erikson's psychosocial identity development theory, identifies prominent theorists who extended his work, examines the limitations of the theory and explains how this theory can be applied to student affairs practices. Furthermore, two different studies that clarify the relationship between psychosocial factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Teaching Methods
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Cavaliere, Frank J.; Glasscock, Kip; Sen, Kabir C. – Education, 2014
Globalization has been one of the most important movements in business since the end of World War II. The business education establishment, as represented by the AACSB accreditation agency, has been struggling to get its member schools to properly prepare their graduates for this new global business environment. It has generally been conceded that…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Business Administration Education, Global Approach, English (Second Language)
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Lin, Yii-Nii – Education, 2014
This paper describes the life experiences of graduate students who were satisfied with their graduate careers at a research-oriented university in Taiwan. A qualitative phenomenological method was used, with in-depth interviews for data collection. Participants included 17 master's students and eight doctoral students. Four themes emerged as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Experience, Research Universities
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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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Çaliskan, Nihat – Education, 2014
The purpose of this study is to identify "the wish sentences" that teacher candidates create in the communication with themselves. The case study which is one of the type of qualitative research is utilized in this study. The study group is formed by 320 students studying in a university in central Anatolia. Data were collected by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, College Students, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Bigham, Sarah G.; Hively, Dorothy E.; Toole, Georgiann H. – Education, 2014
This study examined public school partners' expectations of teacher candidates and beginning teachers and the qualities that principals consider most important when hiring new teachers. Teachers in Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia (N = 130) responded to 37 Likert-style survey questions based upon the 100 school principals' interview questions…
Descriptors: Principals, Cooperating Teachers, Expectation, Student Teachers
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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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AlRweithy, Eman; Alsaleem, Basma Issa – Education, 2014
This study aimed at presenting the University Teaching and Learning training program UTL and determining the efficiency of the UTL on developing the teaching competencies of the teaching staff at Imam University in Saudi Arabia. The results revealed that there were statistically significant differences between the performance of the training group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development
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