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Batur, Zekerya; Basar, Murat; Süzen, Hatice Nilüfer – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Mother tongue education is accomplished with four basic language skills. These skills are listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. One of the basic skills that increase the vocabulary of the individual is the reading skill. Understanding and comprehension are important in this skill. Understanding of reading is a complicated process. There…
Descriptors: Critical Reading, Reading Skills, Visual Learning, Elementary School Students
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Byfield, Lavern – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
In the U.S., given the growing number of students who are speakers of languages other than English, this article brings attention to a need for a nuanced perspective on the definition of English learners. The study was designed to investigate teachers' perceptions of English learners and the implications for classroom instruction. Teachers…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Labeling (of Persons), Bilingualism, Teacher Attitudes
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Thadphoothon, Janpha – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
As far as English language ability is concerned, Thailand has a lot of room for improvement. Efforts to boost Thailand's language skills abound. In this study, Thai school teachers in two primary schools were asked to answer questionnaires on their English language use in their schools, their preparedness, and their perceptions of the policy to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Alsulami, Sami Ghazzai – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This paper examines what the literature proffers regarding the relationship between dyslexia and memory deficiencies. Dyslexia is a well-known learning disability that has been recognized since the late 1800's and has grown in notoriety since it was first discovered (Javier, 2015). It is especially notable due to its current prevalence among…
Descriptors: Memory, Dyslexia, Cognitive Processes, Correlation
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Anshu, Alemu Hailu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This article reports impacts of action research-oriented upgrading training given to teachers on early reading performances of Grades 2 & 3 students. Initially a baseline assessment was conducted to determine the initial reading performances of the students, and a survey was conducted to identify the training and experience teachers had in…
Descriptors: Action Research, Early Reading, Reading Comprehension, Foreign Countries
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Keskin, H. Kagan; Ari, Gökhan; Bastug, Muhammet – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This study aims to determine how listening comprehension levels of students are affected by listening to prosodic and non-prosodic readings vocalized by a computer and human. Third-grade students of four different classes at a primary school were randomly selected in a city center in the Western Black Sea Region of Turkey to participate in the…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Foreign Countries
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Gedfie, Mebrat; Negassa, Dawit – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to assess the contributions of cluster resource centers in the implementation of inclusive education of children with special educational needs, and more specifically visually impaired children in Atse Sertse Dingil Cluster Primary School. A qualitative approach with case study design was used to elicit the required…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Visual Impairments
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Loima, Jyrki – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This is a qualitative case study of the parental feedback about participatory assessment done during the first year (2016) of the implementation of the reformed Finnish basic education curriculum. It covered grades 1-6 and was a first time to have a broader, tri-angulated teacher-student-parent assessment on learning and schooling. Consequently,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Parent Attitudes, Evaluation Methods
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Bas, Kenan; Durmus, Esen – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to identify the effect of social studies teaching through performing arts on the academic achievement and permanence of knowledge of performing arts and students. The participants of this research consisted of 250 6th grade students studying at five secondary schools located in different educational regions within…
Descriptors: Pretests Posttests, Social Studies, Instructional Effectiveness, Theater Arts
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Assefa, Abate; Sintayehu, Birhanu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between parental involvement and students' academic achievement in Model Primary and Secondary School of Haramaya University, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia. Correlational research design was employed to carry out the current study. Questionnaire interview and document analysis were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Alzahrani, Mohammed Abdullah A. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The lifestyle in Saudi Arabia has changed significantly during the last few decades since oil was discovered in 1938. This discovery led to an economic revolution in Saudi Arabia. However, this resulted in people changing their eating habits, which included eating fast food due to their new work responsibilities. Therefore, some chronic diseases…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Diabetes, Chronic Illness, Teacher Attitudes
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Tejan, Oussama Ait; Sabi, Abdelkader – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Research into employability issues is currently receiving considerable attention. In Morocco, a significant number of employers are satisfied with the skills of their newly hired employees. However, other employers express their dissatisfaction with the newly hired workers and believe that they lack some of the most basic skills needed for…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employer Attitudes, Career Development, Foreign Countries