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Sarikaya, Bünyamin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The term "dialect" refers to a variation of a language that is peculiar to a specific place, city or region, and therefore, can be regarded as the richness of that language. This study aimed to investigate preservice teachers' attitudes towards Anatolian dialects. Ascreening model was used. Study sample consisted of 143 first-, second-,…
Descriptors: Dialects, Turkish, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Reoperez, Marie Grace C. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
In literacy development, the affective conditions are equally important as the cognitive conditions. However, the role of motivation, an essential affective component of the reading process and what drives it are often overlooked specially among adolescent readers. Using an ethnographic approach, this paper identifies mediators of reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Motivation, College Students, Psychological Patterns
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Murage, Lucy Muthoni; Njoka, Johannes; Gachahi, Michael – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Effective management of student affairs in public universities continue to pose a major challenge to university administrators and student leaders in many parts of the world including Kenya. Public universities are perpetually ravaged by rampant incidences of student unrests and strikes yet innovative approaches meant to curb such incidences have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Leadership, Public Colleges, Administrators
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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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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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Muthoni, Murage Lucy; Njagi, Njoka Johannes; Wambugu, Gachahi Michael – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
The need to prevent eruption of unrests among students in universities continues to exercise the minds of higher education managers and policy makers in the world. Innovative approaches in the management of higher education designed to preclude students' riots continue to face immense challenges and ineffectiveness in universities in Kenya. One of…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Leadership, Skills, Public Colleges
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Al-Hazzani, Nahla; Altalhab, Sultan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Saudi students encounter many problems in writing skill as several studies revealed (e.g.Alhazmi, 2006; Alsamdani, 2010). Providing effective and useful feedback may help to overcome these challenges. Therefore, this study examines the effect of teachers' written corrective feedback on female Saudi EFL students' written essays and to what extent…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Feedback (Response), Writing Evaluation, Pretests Posttests
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Trang, Lê Thi? Thu; Linh, Lê Thi? Kha´nh – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Writing is a crucial skill for students, particularly for those at tertiary level, yet it is a fact that many find writing challenging to master. A number of methods and strategies, therefore, have been employed in an attempt to develop students' writing skill, and a student-run school newspaper is one of them. This paper aims at reporting whether…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Skills, School Newspapers, Pretests Posttests
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Altarawneh, Safaa M.; Hajjo, Maram H. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This research paper analyzes the extent to which Arabic-speaking EFL learners are aware of the English plural morphemes and whether they are able to recognize them in context. The study also investigates whether the participants' English proficiency level may play a role in their ability to recognize these morphemes. For the purpose of the study,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Morphemes, Semitic Languages
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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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Babaee, Hamidreza – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
The study reported here thoroughly investigated the instruction of listening skill in academic English programs. This was researched through a semi-structured interview. In this regard, in order to obtain a picture of listening requirements across the academy, data were collected from two different state universities of Iran. To compile the data,…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Academic Discourse, English for Academic Purposes, Foreign Countries
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Mansouri, Zoulal; Moumine, Mohamed El Amine – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
High student attrition rates at university have become one of the most challenging issues in higher education worldwide in the last five decades. Moroccan universities are no exception. At-risk students drop out of studies for a plethora of reasons, and the attrition rate is increasing despite the efforts made in education reforms carried out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, School Holding Power, Educational Change
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Malekan, Fatemeh; Hajimohammadi, Reza – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
The present study was an attempt to investigate the relationship between Iranian ESP Learners' translation ability and resilience in reading comprehension. More specifically, the study aimed to study the resilience cognitive and metacognitive effect on raising L2 reading comprehension through translation. Secondly, the study aimed at pursuing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Translation
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Kadaruddin, Kadaruddin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
In an attempt to help the students of the English Study Program in Universitas Sembilanbelas November improve their English proficiency, the researcher used computer-based learning multimedia. The objective of the treatment was to overcome the students' low performance in English by creating an enjoyable atmosphere. To investigate how…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Khodabakhshzadeh, Hossein; Zardkanloo, Reza; Alipoor, Iman – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
The effect of using tests in test preparation courses has been subject to debate. While some scholars such as Yang and Badger (2015) believe it is a cause of positive washback effect, others argue that this issue is tentative and context-bound (Green, 2007). Therefore, this study investigated the effect of using Mock tests in International English…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Tests, Scores
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