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Hancock, Cheryl; Rowland, Barbara – Cogent Education, 2017
We completed a qualitative study focusing on our students' use of Discussion Roles in our general and entry level online classes and presented the information at a Brown Bag presentation for University of Phoenix instructors and staff in October 2016. The following contains the results of the study including: (1) ways to use Discussion Roles in…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Asynchronous Communication, Group Discussion, College Freshmen
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Al-Issa, Ali S. M. – Cogent Education, 2017
There is a growing body of literature about the qualities of professional teacher educators (TEs) and their impact on preparing professional teachers. However, English Language Teaching (ELT) research has fallen behind in this regard, despite the fact that different programs worldwide suffer from different limitations, due to certain aspects…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Teacher Educators
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Ben-Horin, Oded; Chappell, Kerry A.; Halstead, Jill; Espeland, Magne – Cogent Education, 2017
The goal of this qualitative study is to provide theoretical knowledge and design principles for a creative educational environment characterized by simultaneous study and exploration of science or math, and the arts: Write a Science Opera (WASO). To do so, we used a theory of creativity in education which links collaborative co-creation in…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Science Instruction, Music Education, Creative Activities
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Ciuffetelli Parker, Darlene – Cogent Education, 2017
The study examines the impact of professional development on the topic of poverty in one high poverty school community located in a small city in southern Ontario, Canada. It considers narrative-based experiences of teachers' collaborative inquiry on literacy practices after a significant amount of professional development was provided to…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Poverty, Social Justice, Literacy
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Coskun, Kerem; Çikrikci, Özkan; Topkaya, Yavuz – Cogent Education, 2017
This article seeks to develop a theory about the importance of peer relationship among the oldest of the youngest children who have finished preschool education and already started primary school. In the study, observation was employed to collect data from 22 children. The data were analysed through the grounded theory approach, in which data are…
Descriptors: Birth Order, Peer Relationship, Grounded Theory, Coding
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Hales, Patrick D. – Cogent Education, 2017
Student voice is a difficult concept to capture in research. This study attempts to provide a vehicle for understanding student perceptions about writing and writing instruction through a case study supported by discourse analysis of student talk. The high school students in this study participated in interviews and focus groups about their…
Descriptors: High School Students, Writing Attitudes, Discourse Analysis, Case Studies
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de Souza, Marcela – Cogent Education, 2017
English language learners are a diverse and fast-growing segment of the student population in the United States. Faced with the double challenge of keeping up with grade-level content while learning English as a new language in a new culture, many of them struggle. This article presents data from a three-phase qualitative study designed to learn…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Immigrants, English Language Learners, English (Second Language)
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Kariyana, Israel; Sonn, Reynold A.; Marongwe, Newlin – Cogent Education, 2017
This study assessed the competencies expected of doctoral graduates. Twelve purposefully sampled education experts provided the data. A case study design within a qualitative approach was adopted. Data were gathered through interviews and thematically analysed. Member checking ensured data trustworthiness. Factors affecting the quality of a…
Descriptors: Minimum Competencies, Degree Requirements, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Bashan, Bilha; Holsblat, Rachel – Cogent Education, 2017
The study explores the development of teamwork among a group of Israeli student teachers enrolled in a practicum, in order to help teacher educators to understand better the processes student teachers experience in becoming a collaborative team. The student teachers' reflective journals provide qualitative evidence of the stages in the development…
Descriptors: Student Journals, Student Teachers, Teamwork, Foreign Countries
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Potts, Anthony; Maadad, Nina; Yu, Marizon – Cogent Education, 2017
This article provides insights into children's perspectives on schooling experiences following immigration. Albeit focusing on a small cohort of children, the theory and methodology in the article could well be applied to children of immigrants from other cultures. In exploring the primary school experiences of children of Filipino immigrants in…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Student Attitudes, Educational Experience, Foreign Countries
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McCarroll, Hope; Fletcher, Tina – Cogent Education, 2017
Handwriting is a foundational skill needed by students to demonstrate competency in reading, writing, and math. Occupational therapists who work in schools are tasked with providing remedial services for students who demonstrate deficits in underlying handwriting mechanics, as opposed to deficits in following handwriting conventions. Despite this,…
Descriptors: Handwriting, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Academic Achievement
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Watson, Linnea Lynne; Vogel, Linda R. – Cogent Education, 2017
While recent research has shown the long-term effects of teen pregnancy are not as devastating as once predicted, more than 40 years after the passage of Title IX legislation mandating equal educational opportunities for pregnant and parenting teens, only 50% of teen parents graduate high school, lagging far behind their non-parenting peers. This…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Pregnancy, Pregnant Students, Adolescents
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Malazonia, David; Maglakelidze, Shorena; Chiabrishvili, Nino; Gakheladze, Giorgi – Cogent Education, 2017
Research aims to define the impact of diverse cultural factors on formation of students' intercultural competences. Study revealed following negative tendencies: students have insufficient knowledge about different cultures, in fact, they do not have any experience of communicating with other cultural representatives, and they are reluctant to…
Descriptors: Intercultural Programs, Multicultural Education, Interpersonal Competence, Student Development
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Efthymiou, Efthymia; Kington, Alison – Cogent Education, 2017
The debate regarding the inclusion of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in mainstream education in the UK partly revolves around what makes the classroom environment inclusive. Through the potential offered by the specific qualitative methodologies employed, this study aimed to explore the development of teachers'…
Descriptors: Mainstreaming, Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Elementary School Students
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Versland, Tena M.; Erickson, Joanne L. – Cogent Education, 2017
Self-efficacy is a perceived judgment that one has the ability to execute a course of action that brings about a desired result. Principal self-efficacy describes a set of beliefs that enable a principal to enact policies and procedures that promote the effectiveness of a school. Principal self-efficacy beliefs are also important because they…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Principals, Self Efficacy, Beliefs
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