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Zhang, Xiaodong – SAGE Open, 2018
This study reports on how the supplementation of online resources, informed by systemic functional linguistics (SFL), impacted English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) student writers' development of critical thinking skills. Through qualitative analyses of student-teacher interactions, interviews with students, and students' written documents, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Freshman Composition, Second Language Instruction
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Janebi Enayat, Mostafa; Amirian, Seyed Mohammad Reza; Zareian, Gholamreza; Ghaniabadi, Saeed – SAGE Open, 2018
This study investigates the correlations between the three measures of written receptive vocabulary size and second language (L2) depth of vocabulary knowledge to find the most reliable test of vocabulary size. Moreover, the corresponding relationship is examined for the higher and lower word-frequency bands of the three tests to find whether the…
Descriptors: Receptive Language, Language Tests, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning
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Fazilatfar, Ali M.; Elhambakhsh, S. E.; Allami, Hamid – SAGE Open, 2018
Plagiarism in ESL and EFL learning contexts has become a topic engaging many researchers in a hot debate in recent years. Comparisons of student-generated texts with their source texts have shown that students rely amply on source texts in their writings, using copying as a major strategy. The students themselves relate these problems to their…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Plagiarism, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace; Nyachowe, Monica S. – SAGE Open, 2018
Practical theories of teaching are critical for teacher effectiveness as they provide basis for their actions and choices of pedagogies, learner activities, and curriculum materials. This study explored the content of professionally unqualified practicing teachers' practical theories and the changes that occurred as they progressed through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Teacher Qualifications, Theories
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Isik, Ulviye; Tahir, Omaima El; Meeter, Martijn; Heymans, Martijn W.; Jansma, Elise P.; Croiset, Gerda; Kusurkar, Rashmi A. – SAGE Open, 2018
The aim of this study to create a comprehensive overview of factors that may influence motivation of ethnic minority students from their own perspective. A systematic review was conducted in PubMed, ERIC, and PsycINFO to find studies in which the motivation of ethnic minority students was studied. The articles reviewed were qualitatively…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Minority Group Students, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Mahlori, Xitsakisi Fiona; Byrne, Deirdre Cassandra; Mabude, Lungisa Anthonia – SAGE Open, 2018
Gender-based violence (GBV) is one of the greatest social issues affecting South Africa, and universities are no exception. This article reports preliminary results of a pilot study conducted at the University of South Africa (Unisa). The study aimed to ascertain perceptions of GBV among university staff. A range of frequency-seeking questions…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Violence, Social Bias, College Faculty
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Dakduk, Silvana; Santalla-Banderali, Zuleima; van der Woude, David – SAGE Open, 2018
This article evaluates the factors involved in the acceptance of Blended Learning (BL) with executives based on the Extended Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT2) model in executive education. The empirical analysis uses data from 307 responses to an online questionnaire by senior and middle-ranking managers. The confirmatory…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Management Development, Administrator Attitudes, Motivation
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Adeogun, Adebowale Oluranti – SAGE Open, 2018
University music education is a recent phenomenon in Nigeria. The founding of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with autonomy to grant degrees for courses in nearly all fields of study, enabled it to initiate music degree along the lines of the Euro-American university music education in 1961. This article, relying on historical analysis with…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Development, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Mgaiwa, Samson John – SAGE Open, 2018
This article examines the sources of funding for public university education in Tanzania. The article also examines the trends in Other Charges and Capital Development funding for selected public universities in Tanzania taking a leap of years from 2010/2011 to 2015/2016 and their implications for quality issues in the provision of higher…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Educational Quality
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Phillips, Margaret; Jones, Lynn – SAGE Open, 2018
We conducted a survey of the winners of University of California (UC) Berkeley's Library Prize for Undergraduate Research (2003-2016) to learn about the long-term impact of undergraduate research projects on students, find out what winners gained from the experience, and compare their careers post-graduation with other students. Seventy-four…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, College Libraries, Awards
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Ghasemy, Majid; Hussin, Sufean; Megat Daud, Megat Ahmad Kamaluddin; Md Nor, Mariani; Ghavifekr, Simin; Kenayathulla, Husaina Banu – SAGE Open, 2018
This qualitative inquiry aims at identifying the main issues in Malaysian higher education (HE) system and its sectors from the perspectives of Malaysian academic leaders. For this purpose, four open-ended questions were distributed among 2,786 academic leaders in 25 universities. More than 235 completed questionnaires were collected, containing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Lynch, Siobhán; Gander, Marie-Louise; Nahar, Ananda; Kohls, Niko; Walach, Harald – SAGE Open, 2018
The benefits of mindfulness for a variety of clinical and nonclinical populations are well established and there is growing interest in the potential of mindfulness in higher education. This article reports on the results from a randomized wait-list controlled study of Mindfulness-Based Coping With University Life (MBCUL), an adaption of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Coping, Randomized Controlled Trials, Higher Education
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Abubakar, Ahmed; Hilman, Haim; Kaliappen, Narentheren – SAGE Open, 2018
The study is on performance measurement in academia. It aims at developing and validating the measurement scale for the performance of higher institutions. The items were developed based on the extant literature. Data were collected via an online survey in which a questionnaire link was sent to 269 vice chancellors/presidents of the sampled…
Descriptors: Measurement Techniques, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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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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Chiware, Elisha R. T.; Becker, Deborah – SAGE Open, 2018
This study reports on an analysis of the use of conference proceedings by postgraduate students at master's and doctoral levels in the field of information technology and systems at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) over a period of 10 years. The analysis was based on master's theses and doctoral dissertations submitted by the…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Conferences (Gatherings), Graduate Students, Information Technology
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