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Akbas, Erdem; Hardman, Jan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
From a cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspective, this paper reports on the findings of an exploratory study examining the features of the academic texts produced by three groups of postgraduates: native speakers of Turkish (TL1), English (EL1) and Turkish speakers of English (EL2). To this end, the study involves a microdiscourse analysis…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Academic Discourse, Turkish, Foreign Countries
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Andresen, Melanie; Zinsmeister, Heike – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The disciplines of linguistics and literary studies are often considered similar, as they are for instance part of one common study program. However, there are many differences between the two disciplines that concern not only the object of study, but also research methods and writing styles. Consequently, students of, for example, German Studies…
Descriptors: Language Styles, Linguistics, Literature, Intellectual Disciplines
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Dogan, Ozcan; Bayhan, Pinar; Yukselen, Arzu; Isitan, Sonnur – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
This study was planned in order to analyze adolescent body image by age and gender, evaluate the relationship between adolescent body image and socio-cultural factors, and determine the extent to which variables such as age, gender, and Body Mass Index (BMI) can serve as predictors of the influential habits and strategies needed to achieve a…
Descriptors: Human Body, Self Concept, Body Composition, Age Differences
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Ihtiyaroglu, Neslin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the predictive role of pre-service teachers' views on professional teaching knowledge courses on their satisfaction levels in relation to faculty of education. In the study, sequential transformative design, which is one of the mixed methods, was used. Faculty of Education Course Evaluation Scale and Faculty…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Mixed Methods Research, Predictor Variables, Role
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Gardner, Sheena; Han, Chao – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
One of the fundamental ways in which knowledge develops is through contrast. This applies not only to the development of ideas and theories in argumentative texts, but also to the contrasting of new findings with old in experimental reports. Contrast, then, is central to the development of academic knowledge. A common finding in contrastive…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Contrastive Linguistics, Chinese, English
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Gençoglu, Cem; Sahin, Ertugrul; Topkaya, Nursel – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between three factors--depression, anxiety, and stress--with general self-efficacy and forgiveness of the self, others, and situations. A convenience sample of 542 students (335 females, 207 males) was recruited from a university in the Central Black Sea Region of Turkey. Participants…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Psychological Patterns, Stress Variables, College Students
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Hatipoglu, Çiler; Algi, Sedef – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Writing argumentative paragraphs is challenging even in one's first language (L1) since in order to fulfil their goals writers need to carefully choose among the available metadiscoursive tools and skilfully balance their use. Writing in a foreign language (L2) is even more challenging because language learners are usually familiar only with a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Persuasive Discourse
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Özgenel, Mustafa – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The aim of this study was to modeling the relationship between of school administrators' creative and critical thinking dispositions in relation to their decision-making styles and problem solving skills. A total of 586 school administrators participated in research from a district selected through the random sampling method. Data was collected…
Descriptors: Correlation, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Decision Making
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Alotaibi, Hmoud S. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Metadiscourse, as an important analytic tool, was rarely used to explore the generic structure of Ph.D. dissertation acknowledgments, and within this genre, the role of gender has been unexplored. This study employs interactional resources within the metadiscourse framework (Hyland, 2005) to investigate gender differences in 120 dissertation…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, English (Second Language)
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Martikainen, Hanna – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Modal markers, specifically hedges, are frequent in medical discourse. Translation of modal markers is essential for the proper decoding of target language in the medical domain and poses the problem of conferring signals of mitigated claims, as scientific writing conventions differ between languages and cultures. I argue that, in the medical…
Descriptors: Documentation, Translation, Language Usage, Academic Discourse
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Rodway, Claire Louise – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
A socio-constructivist approach to writing pedagogy recognises the importance of participant relationships in argumentation in disciplinary writing, although awareness of the rhetorical resources available to achieve this dialogic partnership between writer and reader can be difficult to teach. The highly metadiscursive nature of feedback…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Reading Writing Relationship, Persuasive Discourse, Academic Discourse
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Muslu Kaygisiz, Gülfem; Gürkan, Burcu; Akbas, Ufuk – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
In this study, it is aimed to adapt the Scientific Reasoning Scale (SRS) into Turkish. The translated form has been provided to the students enrolled at different levels together with a form in which they were requested to present what they have understood and the reason of their responses. It was seen that the explanations of students to one item…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Process Skills, Science Tests, Psychometrics
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Hidayat, Riyan; Syed Zamri, Sharifah Norul Akmar; Zulnaidi, Hutkemri – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Prior studies suggested close correlations among metacognition, mastery goal, and mathematical modelling competency. The present study examines the relationship between metacognition and mastery goal that may influence mathematical modelling competency. The current study employs 538 students of a mathematics education program; among these…
Descriptors: Mastery Learning, Goal Orientation, Metacognition, Mathematical Models
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Çag, Pinar; Yildirim, Ibrahim – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
This study addresses the mediator role of spousal self-disclosure in the relationship between the spousal support and satisfaction with the marriage. For this purpose, data was collected from 549 married volunteers who lived in Ankara, had a wage-earning job, and who were at least high-school graduates. The married participants of the study were…
Descriptors: Spouses, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Correlation, Marital Satisfaction
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Erol, Yusuf Celal; Turhan, Muhammed – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
In this study, the relationship between distributed leadership and family involvement in schools from parents' perspective was examined. The study was carried out with 1,488 secondary school parents in the Elazig province, Turkey. The Parent Distributed Leadership Perception Scale and Parent Family Involvement Questionnaire were employed.…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Parent Participation, Parent Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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