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Aghaosa, Ike P. – Education, 2015
Using essentially the philosophical and documentary, methodologies of language and logical analysis and deductions, analogical inference; and historical inspection of documents, the paper examined the issues and arguments involved in Aesthetics as an epistemological concept. These were in terms of aesthetic: knowledge, faculty of knowing and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, Aesthetic Education, Epistemology
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Turkestani, Maryam Hafez; Bahatheg, Raja' Omar – Education, 2015
This study aimed at identifying statistically significant differences in citizenship between Saudi hearing and hearing impaired children. The study sample consisted of (167) hearing and (42) hearing impaired children at public kindergartens in Al-Riyadh city, (82) of whom were males and (127) were female children. Data was collected using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments, Kindergarten, Young Children
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AlShaiji, Ohoud Abdullatif – Education, 2015
The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of Video Games and their role on promoting Saudi Kids' English vocabulary retention. The study attempted to answer whether there was a statistically significant difference (a = 0.05) between the Saudi children's subjects' mean score on the English vocabulary test due to using Video Games…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Games, English (Second Language), Vocabulary Development
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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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Walton, Justin D. – Education, 2014
This essay presents a critical commentary on McCroskey et al.'s (2004) general model of instructional communication. In particular, five points are examined which make explicit and problematize the meta-theoretical assumptions of the model. Comments call attention to the limitations of the model and argue for a broader approach to…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Models, Communication Research, Interpersonal Communication
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Shaw, Jimmy; Newton, Jodi – Education, 2014
If the most precious product developed in education is the student, then our most prized commodity should be the classroom teacher. According to numerous studies (Allen, Pianta, Gregory, Mikami, & Lun, 2011; Clotfelter, Ladd, & Vigdor, 2010; Darling-Hammond, 2000), the greatest influence on a student's achievement is the classroom…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Secondary School Teachers, Principals, Leadership Styles
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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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Snell, Joel – Education, 2014
Using a very complex statistical analysis and research method for the sake of enhancing the prestige of an article or making a new product or service legitimate needs to be monitored and questioned for accuracy. 1) The more complicated the statistical analysis, and research the fewer the number of learned readers can understand it. This adds a…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Research Methodology, Readability, Writing for Publication
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Umunadi, Ejiwoke Kennedy – Education, 2014
The paper looked at knowledge management and global information dissemination. Knowledge is a very powerful tool for survival, growth and development. It can be seen as the information, understanding and skills that you gain through education or experience. The paper was addressed under the following sub-headings: Knowledge management knowledge…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Information Dissemination, Information Technology, Global Approach
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Lam, Gigi – Education, 2014
A socio-psychological analytical framework will be adopted to illuminate the relation between socioeconomic status and academic achievement. The framework puts the emphasis to incorporate micro familial factors into macro factor of the tracking system. Initially, children of the poor families always lack major prerequisite: diminution of cognitive…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Family Influence
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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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Hunter, Jeffrey C. – Education, 2014
The National Science Education Standards (NSES) and the Biological Science Curriculum Study (BSCS) address the need for teachers to move classrooms toward an inquiry approach to learning. Currently, there is movement toward a new structure for science standards, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). In this article, I will take the five…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Laboratories, Inquiry, Learner Engagement
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Frantz, J. Thomas – Education, 2014
Many contemporary superintendents face a new challenge, one of ensuring that the school buildings in their school districts are safe, sound, and conducive to offering the educational programs found in twenty-first century classrooms. Despite the growing need to upgrade the physical plants in many school districts, few superintendents have the…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Educational Facilities Improvement, Architecture, Boards of Education
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Roybal, Victoria; Thornton, Bill; Usinger, Janet – Education, 2014
The transition from middle into high school can be perilous for some students. High school freshmen fail at an alarming rate. In a general sense, the environment, expectations, structure, and culture of high schools are different from middle schools. However, school leaders can implement transition programs that may promote success of 9th graders.…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Transitional Programs, Success, Program Effectiveness
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