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Danesh, Tayebeh; Farvardin, Mohammad Taghi – SAGE Open, 2016
This quasi-experimental study examined the effects of different glossing conditions on English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' vocabulary recall. To this end, five glossing conditions were adopted (i.e., inference-gloss-gloss, gloss-retrieval-gloss, inference-gloss-retrieval-gloss, gloss-retrieval-gloss-retrieval, and full glossing). The…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Omeje, Joachim Chinweike; Egwa, Ene Inyamu; Adikwu, Victoria Ogwa – SAGE Open, 2016
The quota system and the catchment areas are federal government policies formulated to bridge the gap between the educationally developed states and the educationally less developed states. Sequel to the enactment of these policies, government established several universities across the country to create equal opportunity for all candidates. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Admission, Quotas, Selective Admission
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Omeje, Joachim Chinweike; Eze, Justina Ukamaka; Egeonu, Doris Chika – SAGE Open, 2016
This descriptive survey study was designed to find out the utilization of e-counseling in career information dissemination among the undergraduates of the federal universities in South East Nigeria. Three research questions and three null hypotheses guided the study. The population of the study consisted of 36 guidance counselors and 64,997…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Counseling Techniques
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Rakap, Salih; Balikci, Serife; Parlak-Rakap, Asiye; Kalkan, Sinan – SAGE Open, 2016
The purpose of the present study was to investigate knowledge of autism among teacher candidates who are likely to have the initial contact with children with autism within public school system in Turkey. Five hundred and four senior pre-service teachers who were enrolled in four different teacher education programs participated in the study. Data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Knowledge Level
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Shadding, Cherilynn R.; Whittington, Dawayne; Wallace, Latricia E.; Wandu, Wambul S.; Wilson, Richard K. – SAGE Open, 2016
The paucity of underrepresented minorities (URMs) earning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees remains an issue in revitalizing the U.S. biomedical workforce. Due to reductions in federal funding, maintaining the integrity of programs that focus on URM retention and recruitment is crucial. We present data on the…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Summer Programs, Student Recruitment, Undergraduate Students
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Oranye, Nelson Ositadimma – SAGE Open, 2016
In addition to the use of grade point average and academic background to assess candidates for admission into professional graduate programs, many university programs today use structured interviews to further assess candidates' suitability. The Master of Occupational Therapy program at the University of Manitoba has in recent years adopted a…
Descriptors: College Admission, Allied Health Occupations Education, Masters Programs, Occupational Therapy
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Dakduk, Silvana; Malavé, José; Torres, Carmen Cecilia; Montesinos, Hugo; Michelena, Laura – SAGE Open, 2016
This paper reports a review of studies on admission criteria for MBA programs. The method consisted in a literary review based on a systematic search in international databases (Emerald, ABI/INFORM Global, ProQuest Education Journals, ProQuest European Business, ProQuest Science Journal, ProQuest Research Library, ProQuest Psychology Journals,…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Grade Point Average
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Al-Mahrooqi, Rahma; Al-Aghbari, Khalsa – SAGE Open, 2016
The main objective of this study was to investigate the refusal speech act among Omani EFL college students. It examined how they refused in various situations and whether their responses were appropriate in terms of culture and accurate in terms of language. Forty-one English as foreign language (EFL) learners completed a Discourse Completion…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Semitic Languages, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Colby, Susan; Lambert, Monica; McGee, Jennifer – SAGE Open, 2016
In this results-oriented era of accountability, educator preparation programs are called upon to provide comprehensive data related to student and program outcomes while also providing evidence of continuous improvement. Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning (CASL) is one approach for fostering critical inquiry about student learning.…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Graduate Study, Administrators, Teacher Educators
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Lee, Othelia Eun-Kyoung; Priester, Mary Ann – SAGE Open, 2016
This study describes the use of guided learning activities that exposed aspiring helping professionals to the challenges and discrimination experienced by individuals living in poverty. Pretest/posttest and qualitative analysis of participants' reactions to a Poverty Simulation and a Bridges Out of Poverty Workshop were analyzed to explore…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Poverty, Learning Activities, Simulation
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Scott, Alison; Anderson, Ashton; Harper, Kristen; Alfonso, Moya L. – SAGE Open, 2016
A growing number of college (postsecondary) students are in recovery from addiction to drugs or alcohol. In this article, we discuss the experiences of students returning to a university campus after long-term addiction treatment. We also explore the role of a Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) in providing support, and in helping the students…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Addictive Behavior, Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse
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Huda, Miftachul; Yusuf, Jibrail Bin; Azmi Jasmi, Kamarul; Zakaria, Gamal Nasir – SAGE Open, 2016
This article examines the requirements for quality learning in Islam from the perspective of al-Zarnuji and according to his book, "Ta'lim al-Muta'allim." This book has been a source of reference for both students and teachers in many educational institutions in Muslim countries, particularly, the Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Islam, Muslims, Foreign Countries
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Muberekwa, Evelyn; Nkomo, Thobeka – SAGE Open, 2016
Issues of women's empowerment and gender inequality have been of paramount importance, particularly in the two decades since the Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995. At that conference, the campaign for women's empowerment was initiated to implement laws promoting gender equality. This research explored the perceptions of nine academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Women Faculty, College Faculty
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Chumbley, Steven Boot – SAGE Open, 2016
There continues to be a shortage of qualified graduates for agriculture jobs within the United States. One reason for this shortage is the decline in student enrollment in colleges of agriculture. One tool that can increase college preparation for future graduates and help students succeed is the agriculture dual-enrollment program. Dual…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Dual Enrollment, High School Students, Higher Education
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Alpert, Frank – SAGE Open, 2016
Today, the lecture class as a format for higher education is under attack more than ever. This article addresses the research question of how lectures can be modernized and revitalized through new uses of digital technology--in particular, video. Critics of lecturing have for a long time observed that lecture classes can be weak on student…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Lecture Method, College Instruction
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