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Abdul-Rahaman, Nurudeen; Rahaman, Abdul Basit Abdul; Ming, Wan; Ahmed, Abdul-Rahim; Salma, Abdul-Rahaman S. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Governments all over the world have been improving their educational sector through funding programs aimed at reducing the financial burden on parents, increasing access and quality to education. The government of Ghana in 2017 switched policy to a free senior high school policy to reduce poverty by finally eliminating the financial burdens…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Questionnaires, High School Students, Finance Reform
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Javadi-Safa, Azim – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This paper briefly reviews the literature on writing skill in second language. It commences with a discussion on the importance of writing and its special characteristics. Then, it gives a brief account of the reasons for the weakness of students' writing skill as well as addressing some of the most important topics in L2 writing studies ranging…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction, Writing Research, Writing Skills
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Abbassi, Adele; Hassaskhah, Jaleh; Tahriri, Abdorreza – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
This study targeted to explore the effect of memory strategy on EFL learners' vocabulary retention with a consideration of learners' multiple intelligences. In this study, the memory strategy consisted of three parts of grouping, acronym and images. The participants of this study were 80 male and female EFL learners of intermediate level who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Memory, Learning Strategies, Second Language Learning
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Ali, Hannatu K.; Al-Yasa'U, Mustapha; Wushishi, Aminu A. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
In Niger State, there are more than fifteen different ethnic groups, each having its peculiar cultural affiliations, but the major ethnic groups in the State are; Nupe, Gbagyi, Fulani/Hausa. This paper tends to reflect on certain aspects of cultures which seem to have been forgotten among the three major ethnic groups, with focus on marriage most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marriage, Cultural Differences, Cultural Traits
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Kuru, Oguzhan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Human beings are social creatures by nature and one of their most important characteristics is the multifaceted communication they establish with their environment. There are numerous ways of establishing communication. However, the most preferred manner has always been speech. For the speaking skill to be used effectively, the individual should…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Speech Skills, Communication Skills, Self Efficacy
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Mihret, Amare Misganaw; Asfaw, Ambachew Tarekegn; Dilgasa, Galata Sitota – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of childrearing practice on adolescent psychosocial functioning. In order to carry out this study, a sample of 328 of 133 males and 195 female adolescent students were selected randomly from three secondary schools of East Hararghe Zone. Data were collected through self-reporting questionnaire…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Emotional Development, Social Development, Parent Child Relationship
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Durriyah, Tati Lathipatud; Zuhdi, Muhammad – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Research found that many student teachers are active users of digital technologies yet they are reluctant to make use of digital technologies for literacy teaching purposes. Efforts to prepare student teachers for technology integration are pressingly needed. Also needed is data that informs us about student teachers' participation (engagement)…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Adekalu, Samuel Olutokunbo; Ismail, Ismi Arif; Krauss, Steven Eric; Suandi, Turiman – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
So far, there has been no serious correction awareness aimed at addressing and promoting career development through community engagement practice in Nigeria, especially in academic settings. No research has been carried out to examine faculty members, particularly professors' experiences in developing career through community engagement activities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Career Development, Faculty Development
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Saleh, Noor Shahariah; Murtaza, Siti Fatimah – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Employers in the engineering sector require certain standard of English proficiency among their employees as the language is widely used for numerous job scopes. In order to understand the current demand of the civil engineering industry on the use of the English language in the workplace, this study was conducted on 20 undergraduates of the Civil…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Work Environment, Language Usage
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Ismail, Adlina; Yusof, Normah – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
English as a Second Language (ESL) reading materials for children are important in second language development. It is believed that language cannot be taught in a vacuum context as language functions within a culture. Even though learning a language requires learning about the culture unconsciously, learners' culture should be taken into…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Cholis, Hafidz Wahyu Nur; Rizqi, Faricha – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
The aim of this research is to explore the washback effect of a high-stakes test on teachers' attitude and teaching methods used. High-stakes tests refer to tests results of which impact the future of the test takers. In this paper, the high-stakes test is the Entrance Exam of Universities (EEU) in the Indonesia context, namely Seleksi Bersama…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Attitudes, High Stakes Tests
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Ba, Hoang Thu – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
In Vietnam, despite the widespread use of computers and the Internet in the educational settings, little attention has been paid to the role of the Internet in promoting students' autonomy. Particularly, in the author's real teaching context at Thuong Mai University (TMU), there exists a serious problem relating to students' lack of independency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Peters, Megan Parker; Fain, Jeanne Gilliam; Duncan, Sarah – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Many educator preparation programs desire to partner with P-12 and community groups. The authors showcase the development of a P-12 School-University-Family partnership. Partnership goals included literacy growth and interest among linguistically and culturally diverse P-12 learners while also providing a sustainable training ground for current…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Literacy, Literacy Education
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Hadidi, Yaser; Khodadadi, Golsa – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Appraisal/Evaluation within Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) is a rather new framework for the analysis of evaluative language, focusing on how human beings reveal their emotions directly or indirectly, how they take stances, and how they align or disalign themselves with social subjects. Through an attitudinal analysis of the system of…
Descriptors: Speeches, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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