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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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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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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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Vikström, Sofia; Kamwesiga, Julius; Mubangizi, Andrew; Guidetti, Susanne – Cogent Education, 2017
The aim was to describe the experiences of some university students and the effect on their own learning and professional development by participating in an exchange program. Data were derived from two focus group interviews with students (n = 12) who enrolled in a 12-week international exchange program between: (a) the occupational therapy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Lifelong Learning, Cognitive Style
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Gudyanga, Anna; Kurup, Raj – Cogent Education, 2017
The study investigated the influence of identity formation on the perceptions and participation of Zimbabwean Advanced Level (A' Level) female adolescent students in physics. Nine female adolescent students eighteen years and above: three doing mathematics and physics, one doing physics without mathematics and five doing mathematics without…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Physics, Adolescents
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Alkaaf, Fatma – Cogent Education, 2017
This study explores teachers' and learners' views on the impact of the storytelling strategy on developing the story writing skills of Omani seven graders. One hundred and twenty grade seven learners and five teachers participated in this study. The participants completed two questionnaires. The first questionnaire administered to the learners…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Writing Assignments, Middle School Students, Semi Structured Interviews
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Uzun, Levent – Cogent Education, 2016
The present study investigated the contribution of the educational and technical courses in the English Language Teacher Training Program (ELTTP) at universities in Turkey to the information and communication technologies (ICT) knowledge and skills of the students. The participants were 74 teachers/trainees who were attending their last year in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, English (Second Language)
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Jackson, Glenda M. – Cogent Education, 2016
Self-regulation is a core life quality and human right in democratic societies. The views and experiences of Australian students who had transitioned between home education and conventional schools were sought to explore the similarities and differences between two educationally diverse systems. Through qualitative research using guided interview…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Schooling, Self Management, Educational Opportunities
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Uzun, Levent – Cogent Education, 2016
The present study evaluated the latest English Language Teacher Training Programme in Turkey from the viewpoint of students who were enrolled on the programme for a period of four years. Participants were 90 last year students who were enrolled in the English Language Teaching department at Uludag University, Turkey. Data were collected by means…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Questionnaires
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Gudyanga, Anna; Mandizvidza, Victor; Gudyanga, Ephias – Cogent Education, 2016
The study was premised on the influence of perceptions on the participation of Ordinary Level rural African Zimbabwean female students in mathematics. Qualitative research design grounded in the interpretive paradigm was employed. Eighteen Ordinary Level female students and six teachers purposively selected from three rural co-educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Rural Education, Student Participation
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Rind, Irfan Ahmed; Kadiwal, Laila – Cogent Education, 2016
This paper examines the institutional influences on the teaching-learning practices within English as Second Language (ESL) programme in the University of Sindh (UoS), Pakistan. The study uses qualitative case study approach, basing its findings on documentary review, observations, and responses of teachers and students. The analysis of the data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics, Educational Practices, Second Language Instruction
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De Bruyckere, Pedro; Kirschner, Paul A. – Cogent Education, 2016
Authenticity is seen by many as a key for good learning and education. There is talk of authentic instruction, authentic learning, authentic problems, authentic assessment, authentic tools and authentic teachers. The problem is that while authenticity is an often-used adjective describing almost all aspects of teaching and learning, the concept…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Evaluation Criteria, Secondary School Students
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Eshghinejad, Shahrzad – Cogent Education, 2016
Attitude is considered as an essential factor influencing language performance and received considerable attention from both first and second language researchers. Al-Mamun, Rahman, Rahman, and Hossaim argue that attitude is the feeling people have about their own language. Thus, attitude to language is a construct that explains linguistic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
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Bukoye, Oyegoke Teslim; Shegunshi, Anjali – Cogent Education, 2016
Non-attendance in Higher Education is not a new concept. In recent years with the exponential growth in digital learning, physical attendance has become a more complex issue. Educators are continually advocating an engaging teaching approach for students as a means of enhancing learning. This on-going study focuses on exploring the existing issues…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Attendance, Qualitative Research, Motivation Techniques
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Goldstein, Olzan – Cogent Education, 2016
This paper describes the impact of the project-based learning (PBL) approach on learning and teaching physics from the perspective of pre-service elementary school teacher education students and an instructor. This approach promoted meaningful learning (mainly in the scope of projects), higher motivation, and active involvement of students in…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Intercultural Communication, Course Content, Teaching Methods
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