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Alaqrabawi, Wala' S.; Alshawabka, Amneh Z.; Al-Addasi, Zainab M. – Education, 2016
This study measured the prevalence of hearing loss among school children in Jordan. A random sample of 1649 children (990 males and 659 females) was collected from randomly chosen 40 schools in Amman. Screening was conducted between November 2010 and October 2014. Otoscopic examination, tympanometry, and audiometry were used for screening. Based…
Descriptors: Incidence, Hearing Impairments, Foreign Countries, Screening Tests
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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-Zboon, Eman K.; Al_Dababneh, Khuloud A. H.; Ahmad, Jamal – Education, 2015
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the level of quality of work life QOWL of Jordanian special education teachers. Participants of the study were 133 special education teachers. Results showed that special education teachers cited average level of QOWL. Furthermore, teachers rated administrators' and colleagues' respect as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Job Satisfaction
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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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Haj-Tas, Maisa Atef; Alaraifi, Jehad Ahmad – Education, 2015
Goal: The goal of this study was to measure the percentage of patients who exhibited communication disorders in the Speech and Hearing Clinic (HSC) at the University of Jordan (UJ); percentages were examined by patient age and gender. Method: The profiles of 1,140 patients who presented with communication disorders were studied. Patients attended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Profiles, Clinics
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Al-Oweidi, Alia M. – Education, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between problems that accompany individuals with learning disability and the variables of gender and family economic status for a selected sample of Jordanians. The sample of the study, which consisted of (239) male and female students, was chosen randomly. To achieve this aim, the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Gender Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Questionnaires
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Ayasra, Ahmad – Education, 2015
This study aimed to investigate obstacles that prevent implementation of science curriculum which was developed within the Education Reform for the Knowledge Economy project (ErfKE). To achieve this, a purposeful sample consisted of four teachers of science for the basic stage in the town located in the north of Jordan in the first semester of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation, Barriers
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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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Awwad, Ferial Mohammad Abu; Asha, Intisar Khalil; Jado, Saleh Mohammad Abu – Education, 2014
This study aimed to investigate the impact of Thinking Actively in Social Contexts (TASC Wheel) on developing self-directed learning readiness and academic self efficacy on a sample of seventh graders in Jordan. To achieve this objective, the researchers administered, after investigating their psychometric properties, a self-directed learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Readiness, Grade 7, Psychometrics
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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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Jabbar, Sinaria Kamil Abdel – Education, 2014
The role of grandparents and other close relatives in caring for the children of working mothers has been diminishing in modern societies everywhere including Jordan. Concurrently, the dependence on housemaids to care for the children of working mothers has been on the rise. The impact of housemaids on young Jordanian children (4-5 years old) was…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Mothers, Employed Women
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Alaraifi, Jehad Ahmad; Kamal, Sana Mohammed; Qa'dan, Wa'el Nafith; Haj-Tas, Maisa Atef – Education, 2014
This study aimed to examine family history of functional articulation disorders (FAD) among Jordanian patients who present with FAD, as well as to investigate the relation of other factors related to the disorder (age, gender, genetic connection between parents, sounds affected, and type of disorder). A convenience sample of 45 patients (ages…
Descriptors: Articulation Impairments, Articulation (Speech), Speech Impairments, Age Differences
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Aljaraideh, Yousef Ahmed – Education, 2014
This study aimed to identify the barriers that prevent Jordanian teachers at primary schools in Jerash governorate from using computer games into the classroom. To achieve this goal, a descriptive analysis procedure was used in this study. The sample of study consisted of (240) English, Mathematics and social studies teachers. The questionnaire…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Public Schools, Questionnaires
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Al Duwairi, Ahmed – Education, 2013
This study aimed at investigating the extent to which secondary schools mathematics teachers practice to assessment models in their mathematics teaching and learning. Definitely, the study aimed at answering the following questions: (1) To what extent do secondary schools mathematics teachers practice each of the assessment models in their…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers, Evaluation Methods
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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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