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Yousefi, Reihanne; Tahriri, Abdorreza; Tous, Maryam Danaye – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Developing research performance has become an important theme in Iranian higher educational institutions as other national and international academic institutions across the world. However, the research performance of Iranian Teaching English as a Foreign Language postgraduate candidates has been argued to be limited. In order to increase their…
Descriptors: Productivity, English (Second Language), Student Research, Second Language Learning
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Harwati, Lusia Neti – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
In qualitative methods, there are various approaches that can be used to answer particular social questions, for example ethnography and case study. Two studies conducted by different researchers in China and Australia using these approaches were described and analysed in order to find out their similarities and differences in terms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Tajudeen, Opoola Bolanle; Aare, Kadiri Razak – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Nigeria in the last three decades has had to grapple with the perennial problem of unemployment. This is not uncommon among developing nations considering the legacy bequeathed by the colonial masters. The widespread exploitation and misadventure in the African continent, defective political structure and the political elites that continued the…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Foreign Countries, Youth, Oral Tradition
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Kiavar, Negar; Yaghoubi-Notash, Massoud – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Today's world seems to be quite overwhelmingly concerned with communication as an incontestable aspect of which is communicating with people lacking a shared linguistic background. A common language (or lingua franca) would, therefore, be needed which can cut across all local, national, and regional linguistic boundaries. This study aimed at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Endris, Sofiya; Sitota, Galata – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the life of Harar City street children. In view of that, the following research questions were forwarded; what are the major causes that make children leave their homes for the streets? Do street children use psychoactive substances? What type of psychoactive substance do street children use? Based on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Persons, Homeless People, Drug Abuse
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Barbre, James O. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The goal of literacy development at schools is a standing feature of the curriculum. In spite of this, the means to develop critical thinking in students often comes up short. The development of literacy and critical thinking can be presented in engaging and memorable ways, but schools often defer to what they have done in the past; namely through…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Cartoons, Novels, Critical Literacy
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Mihret, Amare Misganaw; Dilgasa, Galata Sitota; Mamo, Tsigereda Hailu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This study aimed at examining the relationship of adolescents' academic achievement motivation and parenting styles. Data were collected from randomly selected 192 adolescent students (93 males and 99 females) through standardized scales of achievement motivation self-report inventory and parenting style scale. The data analysis has been done…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parenting Styles, Adolescents, Academic Achievement
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Abera, Tadesse; Negassa, Dawit – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the self-advocacy practice for inclusion of blind students in the University of Gondar. A case study design with qualitative inquiry approach was used. In-depth interview guide which was developed out of comprehensive review of literature was used as data gathering instrument. The in-depth interview…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Advocacy, Inclusion, Blindness
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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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Doug, Roshan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This paper synthesises some of the recent studies that have made links between handwriting as an orthographic-motor strategy and the quality of pupils' learning and literacy skills. A poor standard of literacy is evident in many British school leavers and, in some cases, university graduates. The paper outlines the implication of this situation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handwriting, Writing Instruction, Literacy
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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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Itasanmi, Sunday A.; Ojedeji, Solomon O.; Adelore, Omobola – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Artisans form a large percentage of the workforce in the informal sector of Nigeria's economy and the importance of their activities to the growth of the economy cannot be overemphasized. They play an active role in the primary production and exchange of good and services and serve as dynamic promoter of entrepreneurial spirit among the populace.…
Descriptors: Literacy, Needs Assessment, Skilled Workers, Foreign Countries
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Yibre, Mohammed – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The main purpose of this study was to analyze how effectively pair/group work writing activities in the currently in-use Grade 11 English textbook were structured or organized to promote CLL. To this end, the pair/group work writing activities were identified and analyzed based on the six basic elements of the CLL. Findings of the study show that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Cooperative Learning
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Ezeokoli, Francis O.; Ugwu, Eucharia Okwudilichukwu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The study explored parents', teachers', and students' beliefs about the use and study of mother tongue (MT) in selected secondary schools in Akinyele Local Government Area, Oyo State, Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was adopted. Twelve public senior secondary schools were randomly selected. Purposive sampling technique was used to select at…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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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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