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Everhart, Brett; Everhart, Kim; McHugh, Heather; Newman, Chelsea Dimon; Hershey, Kacie; Lorenzi, David – Education, 2013
This study was intended to provide a description of teaching and learning patterns seen in the lessons taught by experts and novices in Adapted Physical Education. Two experts who had won previous state teaching awards and served in leadership positions in state associations were filmed and their lessons were analyzed first to develop a systematic…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education Teachers, Adapted Physical Education, Video Technology
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Burns, Shari; Merchant, Christine; Appelt, Erin – Education, 2013
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) provides an opportunity for clinician faculty to learn, share, and execute research studies aimed at improving teaching and learning. Knowledge of faculty knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs regarding SoTL provide a framework to advance SoTL on health science campuses. However, clinicians generally…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, College Instruction
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Recepoglu, Ergun; Ergun, Muammer – Education, 2013
The purpose of this study is to analyze perceptions of prospective teachers about their media literacy competencies in terms of different variables. This is a descriptive research in the survey model which tries to detect the current situation. Study group includes 580 prospective teachers from Turkish, Primary School, Social Studies, Science,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Media Literacy
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Cellante, Donna; Donne, Vicki – Education, 2013
The process of program evaluation was utilized to evaluate the education program, provide information to make decisions on its ability to comply with mandates from the state education department, and develop or improve the program to meet the goals of the new initiative to meet the needs of English language learners. The program evaluation process…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, English Language Learners, Student Needs, Research Methodology
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Tatlilioglu, Kasim – Education, 2013
Loneliness is a very common problem which incorporates many disorders. The inadequacy of services to treat this problem makes it necessary to develop new treatment methods. For this purpose, it was aimed to test the effect of online psychological counseling on dealing with loneliness problem in this research. The research includes the study with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Counseling, Counseling Psychology
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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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GüvendIr, Emre – Education, 2013
Considering the significance of taking student preferences into account while organizing teaching practices, the current study explores which teaching method prospective foreign language teachers mostly prefer their teacher to use in the language acquisition course. A teaching methods evaluation form that includes six commonly used teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Rashed, Hazem – Education, 2013
The purpose of this case study was to investigate the evolutions of interest and beliefs about Arabic as a foreign language among three Western faculty members at an education college in United Arab Emirates. The study used four data resources which were: interviews, field notes, reflective journals and an information form. After four months of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Semitic Languages, Second Language Learning, Interviews
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Brannon, Diana; Fiene, Judy – Education, 2013
Many pre-service teachers express a lack of confidence and preparedness to face the challenges of teaching reading in today's classrooms. The current study looks at whether Structured Participation Experiences (SPE) in reading increase pre-service teachers' preparedness to teach reading compared to more traditional unstructured field experiences.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Elementary School Students
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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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Harris, Charles M.; Zha, Shenghua – Education, 2013
Concept mapping, graphically depicting the structure of abstract concepts, is based on the observation that pictures and line drawings are often more easily comprehended than the words that represent an abstract concept. The efficacy of concept mapping for facilitating critical thinking was assessed in four sections of an introductory psychology…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Critical Thinking, Introductory Courses, Psychology
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Osagie, Roseline O.; Orheruata, Matilda U. – Education, 2013
This paper presents the findings of a study on funding of the library at the University of Benin in relation to the recurrent budget implementation during the 1992/93 to 1996/97 academic sessions. The findings indicated that the library depended on the central administrations's allocation for its funding. It also showed that the University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Libraries, College Libraries, Financial Support
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Keels, Megan; Lee, Zoey; Knox, David; Wilson, Ken – Education, 2013
Four-hundred and ninety eight female undergraduate students at a large southeastern university participated in a study to assess how lecture versus DVD format affected attitude change towards female masturbation. All groups were given a pre and post test to assess masturbatory attitudes. Group 1 experienced a masturbation lecture. Group 2…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Video Technology, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis
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Manton, Edgar J.; English, Donald E.; Flanagan, Jennifer; Dubey, Anvit – Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the ability of freshman college students to identify the founding fathers of free enterprise and of communism has improved. This study is a follow-up to four previous studies. A questionnaire was developed and distributed to College of Business and College of Education & Human Services…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Questionnaires, Social Systems, World History
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Beachum, Floyd D.; McCray, Carlos R.; Yawn, Christopher D.; Obiakor, Festus E. – Education, 2013
Character education is the explicit teaching of positive values by teachers, which is supported by the school. Currently, there is a lack of research on character education with regard to pre-service teachers. The purpose of this study was to ascertain the perceptions of pre-service teachers with regard to their support for character education and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Values Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
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