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Badjadi, Nour El Imane – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
Although learner-centered education is claimed to have several learning gains, research suggests that teachers' attitudes and practices play a crucial role in promoting its prolific outcomes. This study examines the adaptation of learner-centered education and examines how it has been implemented in second language teaching by university teachers…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kolesnikova, Alexandra; Maslova, Alina; Mishieva, Elena – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
The literature review shows that the current educational paradigm with the shift to a studentoriented model has transformed the roles of both the teacher and the student, where the latter takes a more active and conscious part in educational processes. Peer assessment has proven to have a positive impact on L2 learning and teaching, having various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Role, Student Role, Second Language Learning
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Dincer, Ali; Dariyemez, Tevfik – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
Although English is the de facto language of communication across nations in today's world, a limited number of foreign language learners are able to communicate well in English and perceive themselves as competent speakers. Investigating traits of proficient speakers of English and understanding the reasons behind their speaking skills can guide…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Arvizu, Maria Nelly Gutierrez – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) has exponentially grown in the past decades as it has become part of the curricula from kindergarten to higher education. In many countries, governments have conducted initiatives that resulted in the implementation of English classes in public education settings. The use of narratives in language…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Native Language
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Bondarenko, Olga R. – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
This research is a multi-aspect exploratory investigation of Russian English institutional written discourse and highlights its features demonstrated by Russian native learners, tertiary students of English for the tourism and hospitality industry. The author approaches the theme from the perspectives of World Englishes and the pedagogical agenda.…
Descriptors: Russian, Pronunciation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Bravo-Sotelo, Karizza P. – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
This study aimed to examine the types of Tagalog-English code-switching used in mathematics classroom discourse. Four purposively selected tertiary level math teachers in a college situated in a rural area in the Philippines were part of the study. Using a qualitative approach, data were gathered through non-participant class observations and…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Tagalog, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Chiang, Min-Hsun – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
With the advent of information communication technologies, an escalating number of youths is communicating, creating, and sharing narratives via Web 2.0 social networks. To ensure the continuity between in-class and out-of-class literacy practice, digital storytelling has become increasingly prevalent in educational settings. Digital storytelling…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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EL-Zine, Nesrine Abdullah; Aamer, Ammar Mohamed – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
Motivational intensity is fundamental for any language learner in order to succeed. This research addressed motivational intensity in the context of French language learners in a non-francophone country, Yemen. It also investigated the level of desire to learn French among university students. The present research answered the following questions:…
Descriptors: French, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Lazarus, Kelechi U. – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2020
The study examined the influence that socio-demographic factors (school social environment, type of school and gender) have on achievement in reading comprehension of students with learning disabilities. The study employed the correlational design. One hundred and twentythree (123) Junior Secondary Class 1 (JSS 1) students with learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, Institutional Characteristics, Gender Differences
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Anazia, Innocent Uche – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
This study examined the predictive power of quantitative and verbal aptitudes on the performance of senior secondary school students in Economics. The study arose from the poor performance of students in the Senior School Certificate Examination and the General Certificate in Education Economics. The study adopted descriptive survey research…
Descriptors: High School Students, Verbal Ability, Economics, Private Schools
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Casey, J. Elizabeth; Lin, Runchang; Mireles, Selina V.; Goonatilake, Rohitha – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
The goal of the College of Arts & Sciences Community-aid (CASC-aid) project, a National Science Foundation grant funded study (2016-2021), is to develop, implement, and evaluate a program that fosters a community of academic success for Hispanic STEM students. This Hispanic Serving Institute continues to provide a variety of supports to…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Success
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Gundsambuu, Sainbayar – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
In the growing global trend of internationalization, Mongolian universities plan to increase courses and programs in English in order to improve their competitiveness and ultimately to become internationally visible, at least in Asia. This study discusses the current process of internationalization at Mongolian universities and explores the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language of Instruction, Universities
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Hajian, Shiva – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
One of the primary goals of education is to ensure that learners can apply their acquired knowledge in various ways and under different circumstances. However, this expected "transfer" does not always occur and, therefore, the acquired knowledge cannot be flexibly employed in different contexts. One way to minimize this problem is to…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Teaching Methods, Situated Learning, Comparative Analysis
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Nzarirwehi, Jackson; Atuhumuze, Faith – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
In 1994, Uganda's Ministry of Education and Sports introduced Teacher Development Management Systems, with the sole aim of supporting and enhancing professional development of teachers through in-service teacher training. Though the training has increasingly motivated teachers into upgrading their academic qualifications, research has not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education
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Underwood, James; Joshevska, Majda – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
This article is a case study of the knowledge that is exchanged by teachers when they are engaged in professional communities that extend beyond the workplace, including internationally. The participants in this study were all teachers from England and Macedonia. The data collection method was via interview. This data was thematically coded and…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Faculty Development
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