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Nissim, Yonit; Simon, Eitan – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The present article aims to throw some light and clarify the image of the "teacher leader" as it is seen from the viewpoint of graduates and trainees in the M. Ed. program at the Ohalo Academic College. This research offers a porthole through which it is possible to observe their future role. The main research questions examined (1) How…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Leadership, Preservice Teachers, College Graduates
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Zamir, Sara; Avraham, Shiran – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The Israeli pre-academic preparatory programs were initiated in 1963 in order to ensure enhanced accessibility to higher education for diversified populations. Most of the students enroll in the programs after repeated failures at high school. Some manage to break away from the vicious cycle of failures, while others lag behind. This study…
Descriptors: College Admission, Student Attitudes, College Preparation, Academic Failure
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Nissim, Yonit; Naifeld, Edni – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
This study focuses on implementing co-teaching models in the practical experience of teacher training processes. It examines the experience models in terms of theory versus practice from the perspectives of students of education and training teachers (school and pre-school) who participated in the special "Academy-Class" program in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Theory Practice Relationship
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Gutman, Mary – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Learning By Teaching (LBT) programs for pre-service teachers in two different environments (technological and face-to-face) were compared using 100 pre-service teachers as subjects. Both programs were based on the IMPROVE instructional method which provides explicit metacognitive steps for LBT with a dual perspective (2P): that of the teacher and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Experiential Learning, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods
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Cohen, Erez; Davidovitch, Nitza – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The rapid development of Israel's system of higher education in recent years has led to a sharp rise in the number of students, the establishment of new institutions certified to award degrees, and legislation and policy changes. The evolving circumstances are explored in the current article, which follows the sources, causes, and justifications…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Isaacson, Atara – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
This article presents an episode that occurred during a semester-long academic course called: Conduct Problems and Class Navigation. It focuses on investigating the behavior of a student who, because of her uniqueness, was an interesting candidate for an intrinsic case study. This paper presents a distinctive way of handling an interfering and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Conflict, Conflict Resolution
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Nissim, Yonit; Weissblueth, Eyal; Scott-Webber, Lennie; Amar, Shimon – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
We investigated the effect of an innovative technology-supported learning environment on pre-service student teachers' motivation and 21st century skills. Students and instructors filled-in the Active Learning Post Occupancy Evaluation (AL-POE) questionnaire. Analysis included tests for individual items and a comparison of the overall mean,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teachers, Student Motivation
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Asadi, Ibrahim A.; Ibrahim, Raphiq – Journal of Education and Learning, 2014
The present study examined the impact of "diglossia", a characteristic of the Arabic language, on the development of phonological abilities in the spoken and the literary language forms. Participants were 571 children from 10 grade levels (1-7, 9, 11 and 12), which were recruited from 10 schools by taking into account two important…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Bilingualism, Dialects, Phonological Awareness
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Aflalo, Ester – Journal of Education and Learning, 2014
The article explores contradictions in teachers' perceptions regarding the place of computer technologies in education. The research population included 47 teachers who have incorporated computers in the classroom for several years. The teachers expressed positive attitudes regarding the decisive importance of computer technologies in furthering…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Barriers, Teacher Attitudes
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Rass, Ruwaida Abu – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
This paper reports the results of a qualitative research study designed to examine the effectiveness of an attempt to make a conceptual change among pre-service teachers to their role as trainees and the role of their pedagogical advisor. The participants are six Arab-Muslim female student teachers who are highly influenced by their first learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Arabs, Muslims, Student Teachers
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Baratz, Lea; Reingold, Roni; Abuhatzira, Hannah – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
This paper examines the content fields of the concept of "teachers' moral courage" in order to conceptualize its boundaries. The study's purpose was to assess the dimensions of morally courageous activity within school life by qualitatively analyzing of 17 Israeli Secular Public School Teachers and 14 Israeli Religious Public School…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Moral Values, Teacher Attitudes, Interviews
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Agranovich, Shoshana; Assaraf, Orit Ben-Zvi – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
This study examines attitudes to school science classes amongst primary school children, based on the assumption that these will influence their attitudes and choices later in life. 1298 primary school students in grades 4-6 were given a Likert-type questionnaire and asked to provide verbal explanations for their agreement/disagreement with each…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Science Instruction, Elementary School Science
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Leshem, Shosh; Markovits, Zvia – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
English is an international language used all over the world. Mathematics is the language of sciences but it is also a language used in everyday life. Although both are perceived as languages, mathematics and English are considered as two completely distinct disciplines. In this paper we first discuss English and mathematics as languages. Then we…
Descriptors: Mathematics, English, Language Role, Global Approach
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Zamir, Sara; Baratz, Lea – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
The aim of the research has been to evaluate the contribution of the genre of bilingual literature, Arabic and Hebrew, to citizenship education. Since the Israeli society is a multicultural society comprised of both nations, Arabs and Jews who live in conflicted environment, one must regard those textbooks as civic agents. Literature is a…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Bilingualism
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Portnov-Neeman, Yelena; Barak, Moshe – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
In the current study, we used Activity Theory as the conceptual framework for exploring students' perceptions about how learning in school is affected by the following five elements: Object, Tools, Rules, Community and Division of Labor. Data were collected by administrating a semi-structured questionnaire among 70 junior high school students and…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Student Attitudes, Influences, Questionnaires