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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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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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Erdogdu, M. Yüksel – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The aim of the present study was to investigate the mediating role of school engagement in the relationship between attitude toward learning and academic achievement. The study was carried out on 438 high school students. The Scale of Attitudes Toward Learning and the School Engagement Scale were applied to the participants, and students' academic…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement
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Sanka, Confidence Gbolo; Gustafson-Asamoah, Patricia; Issaka, Charity Azumi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
What factors should come first in the choice of an educational programme or a future career for a ward? Is it the interest, potential, and passion of the ward or the ego of the guardian? Is it monetary consideration and social status that should be the criteria based upon which such a decision is made or the criterion of better prospects of a job…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, Social Systems, Career Choice
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Karakus, Memet – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
The aim of the study was to shed light on the situations of teachers and students and their perception of the atmosphere in a school where Turkish children were educated in the morning while Syrian refugee students were educated in the afternoon. In this study, the features of the school, and the scope of curriculum applied to Syrian children, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Refugees
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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
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Baresh, Eman Fathi; Ali, Suraini Mohd; Darmi, Ramiaida – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This article explores how the Hybrid Problem-Based Learning (HPBL) approach can improve the Libyan EFL learners' performance in English language speaking. The paper employed the case study research design in which qualitative data through observation and interview were collected and analysed thematically. The participants involved in the study…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Interaction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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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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Abugohar, Mohammed Abdulgalil; Yunus, Kamariah – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Since spoken language is the most important channel of communication, it is supposed to be the first skill to master when learning a language. However, in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context, learners encounter various problems limiting their abilities. One of the remarkable phenomena in English as a foreign language (EFL) learning is the…
Descriptors: Arabs, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Pronunciation
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