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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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Hussin, Anealka Aziz – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Almost everyone is talking about the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). The 4IR wave is so strong that change is inevitable, including within the education setting, making Education 4.0 the famous buzzword among educationists today. What is Education 4.0? Do educators really understand it or they simply follow what others are doing. Education 4.0 is…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Skills, Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning
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Aghamohammadi, Mehdi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
One of the conspicuous features of the twentieth-century West was silence. This idea could be supported by examining reflections of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Fritz Mauthner, John Cage, Samuel Beckett, Ihab Hassan, Franz Kafka, Wassily Kandinsky, Jean-Paul Sartre, Virginia Woolf, Wolfgang Iser, Jacques Derrida, and Pierre Macherey. To me, silence is not…
Descriptors: Literacy, Educational Philosophy, Mythology, Painting (Visual Arts)
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Nimehchisalem, Vahid – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
Small Changes, a community organization in Malaysia (www.smallchangesmy.org), was founded in 2011 to raise funds and provide support for underprivileged individuals in the community. With an interesting tagline of "Cultivating Volunteerism, Empowering Generations" this community organizations has raised hundreds of thousands and has…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Community Change, Fund Raising, Change Agents
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Gunawardena, Maya – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
First year students often experience a culture shock as certain literacy practices at the university level are different from their experiences in high schools. Some major challenges that students encounter include students' ability to maintain academic integrity practices in their studies, to comprehend complex academic texts to outline key…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Literacy, Ethnography, Higher Education
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Hali, Nur Ihsan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
This article is inspired by Howard Gardner's concept of linguistic intelligence and also from some authors' previous writings. All of them became the authors' reference in developing ideas on constructing a literary learning model based on linguistic intelligence. The writing of this article is not done by collecting data empirically, but by…
Descriptors: Verbal Ability, Teaching Methods, Literature, Outcomes of Education
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Sabet, Masoud Khalili; Tavakoli, Marjaneh – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
The ability to comprehend and use metaphors in L2 which is referred to as metaphorical competence is an important issue in second language acquisition. Metaphors are so pervasive in our life that we might not realize their presence and simply neglect them even in our first language. Different models of communicative competence have been suggested…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Communicative Competence (Languages), Language Usage, Second Language Learning
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Nimehchisalem, Vahid – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Brian Tomlinson is a Visiting Professor at The University of Liverpool and a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Professor at Anaheim University. He has worked as a teacher, teacher trainer, curriculum developer, university academic and soccer coach in Indonesia, Japan, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Vanuatu, UK and Zambia and has…
Descriptors: Humanization, Individualized Instruction, Educational Practices, Educational Change
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Nimehchisalem, Vahid – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
In this article the author writes of having had the pleasure of meeting Datin Goh Suet Lan and one of the key members of her team, Mr. Murali, in the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia with three colleagues, Associate Professor Dr. Shamala Paramasivam (who initiated this meeting), Dr. Ilyana Binti Jalaluddin,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business, Coaching (Performance), Entrepreneurship
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Brown, Angela – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2015
Communication is the use of language to exchange information to one another. African slaves used to embark on communication by means of using common symbols and speech, telling stories, singing spirituals, writing poems. As time revolved, blacks valued education. Education and the ability to read write and effectively would give them the skill or…
Descriptors: Freedom, Slavery, Ideology, Interpersonal Communication
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Mirzajani, Hassan; HajiAlizadeh, Kobra; Gorji, Omolbanin Hashemi; Zerafat, Romina; Saravi, Hanieh Rasouli; Alami, Reza – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2015
Educational technology is a dynamic major which is ever developing. In the past, educational technology was one dimensional, but nowadays it has become multi-dimensional, flexible and learner-centered. A revolution has happened in teaching methods from the perspective of web. Novel technologies in web and new role of users' have led to the…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Editing, Collaborative Writing, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Mwinjuma, Juma Saidi; Kadir, Suhaida bte Abd.; Hamzah, Azimi; Basri, Ramli – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2015
This paper scrutinizes decentralization of education with reference to some countries around the world. We consider discussion on decentralization to be complex, critical and broad question in the contemporary education planning, administration and politics of education reforms. Even though the debate on and implementation of decentralization…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Administration, Politics of Education, Concept Formation
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Nimehchisalem, Vahid – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2015
Antony John Kunnan is a language assessment specialist. His research interests are fairness of tests and testing practice, assessment literacy, research methods and statistics, ethics and standards, and language assessment policy. His most recent publications include a four-volume edited collection of 140 chapters titled "The Companion to…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Testing, Specialists, College Faculty
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Ghaderi, Marzieh; Mogholi, Marzieh; Soori, Afshin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2014
Testing subject has many subsets and connections. One important issue is how to assess or measure students or learners. What would be our tools, what would be our style, what would be our goal and so on. So in this paper the author attended to the style of testing in school and other educational settings. Since the purposes of educational system…
Descriptors: Testing, Testing Programs, Intermode Differences, Computer Assisted Testing
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Brown, Angela – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2014
"The Color Purple" is a work in art. Its dramatic overtone recognizes the essence of African American culture. "The Color Purple" brings to light the cultural heritage of black origin. Its work translates the poetic story of how black women embrace the thrust of the social conditions of our heritage. The spiritual conviction…
Descriptors: African American Culture, Heritage Education, Feminism, Racial Discrimination
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