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Chien, Shih-Chieh – SAGE Open, 2019
The present study investigates Taiwanese researchers' perceptions, problems, and strategies of trying to get published in English in the field of English teaching. This discipline presents an interesting case for publishing, as in Taiwan, this group of researchers is highly expected to use English as a medium in writing for research. Through…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Scholarship, Researchers, English Instruction
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Otara, Alfred; Uworwabayeho, Alphonse; Nzabalirwa, Wenceslas; Kayisenga, Beata – SAGE Open, 2019
Learner-centered pedagogy (LCP) is one of the best approaches in developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes of learners to cope with the changing world. Implementation of LCP practices tend to vary from one context to another. It is within this perspective that this study was conducted with the aim of investigating the teachers' attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Lashley, Lidon – SAGE Open, 2019
This study gazed upon curriculum delivery in postcolonial Guyana. The key focus was on the impact of effective curricula instructional materials on curriculum delivery. A descriptive survey method was employed to gather data and a sequential transformative strategy which embraced a mixed method approach was utilized to analyze and interpret the…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Postcolonialism, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness
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Walsh, Christine Ann; Gulbrandsen, Carolyn; Lorenzetti, Liza – SAGE Open, 2019
Research training is a key area of social work education and integral to the success of future practitioners. Innovative pedagogical models for teaching research have been proposed, including those based on experiential approaches. This exploratory study evaluated a research practicum (RP) model for social work students. The intended outcome of…
Descriptors: Practicums, Experiential Learning, Social Work, Research Training
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Sewpersad, Romona; Ruggunan, Shaun; Adam, Jamila K.; Krishna, Suresh Babu Naidu – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study is to qualitatively explore how new managerial practices have influenced the psychological contracts of academics at a university of technology. Little is qualitatively known about how new managerial policies shape psychological contracts for academics in higher education. This study adopts a generic qualitative approach…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship, College Administration, Employer Employee Relationship
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Hodgins, Margaret; McNamara, Patricia Mannix – SAGE Open, 2019
This study explores the experiences of workplace ill-treatment of academic staff in the Irish Higher Education sector, with a focus on organizational response to experienced or witnessed workplace bullying and/or incivility. Workplace bullying is a significant problem, affecting approximately 15% of the workforce, with considerable variation by…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Bullying, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Adu-Yeboah, Christine; Kwaah, Christopher Yaw – SAGE Open, 2018
This study sought to understand the process of providing on-campus practical experience to teacher trainees in preparation for practicum in basic schools, and how the trainees perceive these. It used the mixed method approach to obtain data from three purposively sampled colleges of education in the Central Region of Ghana. Questionnaires were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Experiential Learning, Student Attitudes
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Abduh, Amirullah; Rosmaladewi, Rosmaladewi – SAGE Open, 2018
Most studies of intercultural competence in bilingual programs have been conducted in non-Asian contexts resulting in little information on how Indonesian educators promote intercultural values within bilingual programs. This research contributes to the body of literature that examines the promotion of intercultural values within bilingual higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Values, Higher Education
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Kaplan, Carolyn Shemwell; Brownstein, Erica M.; Graham-Day, Kristall J. – SAGE Open, 2017
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards requires educator preparation programs (EPPs) to ensure instruments used to assess their candidates are both valid and reliable. Due to size and limited financial resources, this task may be challenging for some EPPs. In an effort to address CAEP's expectations, 26 EPPs in…
Descriptors: Institutional Cooperation, Accreditation (Institutions), Standards, Teacher Education Programs
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Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace – SAGE Open, 2016
Recruitment of professionally unqualified teachers into teaching appears to be internationally acclaimed to address shortages in rural schools. Nevertheless, teachers with limited knowledge are linked to lower quality education and student achievements. Relatively little attention has been given to professional needs of unqualified teachers in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Educational Needs, Graduate Students
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Khan, Md. Shahadat Hossain; Bibi, Shaista; Hasan, Mahbub – SAGE Open, 2016
This study investigated teachers' conceptions of technology integration into their teaching from two renowned technical and vocational education (TVE) institutes in New South Wales, Australia. Thirteen teachers were interviewed using qualitative techniques informed by the phenomenographic approach. The analysis of the data revealed that TVE…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Teoh, Siew Li; Ming, Long Chiau; Khan, Tahir Mehmood – SAGE Open, 2016
Peer review of teaching (PRT) is one of the various assessment methods employed to assess teaching effectiveness. The current meta-synthesis aims to summarize the faculty perceived barriers and attitudes toward PRT process. A systematic search was done across a range of databases, with 26 studies being found acceptable for data extraction. Because…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Barriers, College Faculty, Higher Education
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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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Xiong, Hui; Li, Lan; Qu, Yingmei – SAGE Open, 2015
This study aims to investigate how a group of Chinese university teachers developed their cognitive models by using "English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers" metaphors. The research method includes an open-ended questionnaire, a checklist questionnaire, and verbal reports. The goal for this research is twofold. First, we will…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Models
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