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Triyanto – SAGE Open, 2019
The primary objective of learning engaged in higher education is to build graduate students who have great competence. This study aims to analyze the academic motivation of Papuan students at Sebelas Maret University. Data were collected through questionnaires and interviews. The participants were undergraduate students of Papua and West Papua.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Incentives
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Suartini, Tuti – SAGE Open, 2019
The development of vocational high school teaching and learning in Indonesia becomes very important when the country is faced with the demands for quality workers that will be necessary to face the free trade era of the 2015 ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). To anticipate this, solutions in terms of instructional strategies should be prepared,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational High Schools, Educational Quality
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Nurcahyo, Rahmat; Apriliani, Fany; Muslim, Erlinda; Wibowo, Alan Dwi – SAGE Open, 2019
Indonesia, as a country with intensive skill positions, needs to pay attention to the management of colleges. Standardization and development are essential processes in higher education. These can be achieved through the implementation of total quality management (TQM). The initial steps to achieve TQM in higher education are the 5-S kaizen…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Higher Education, College Administration
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Yaumi, Muhammad; Sirate, Sitti Fatimah Sangkala; Patak, Andi Anto – SAGE Open, 2018
This study was designed to promote teachers' understanding of the learner-centered approach through training the multiple intelligences-based instructions, improve teachers' performance in designing learner-oriented instruction, and improve teachers' performance in implementing instruction. This study used proactive action research involving 126…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multiple Intelligences, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers
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Arifin, Imron; Juharyanto; Mustiningsih; Taufiq, Ahmad – SAGE Open, 2018
This study aimed to describe "nyantri" (Islamic crash course) program as a leadership strategy adopted by school principals in strengthening the school organizational culture. This study used a qualitative approach via theoretical phenomenology orientation and a multicase design. The data collection was done through observation,…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Phenomenology, Academic Achievement
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Solihati, Nani; Hikmat, Ade – SAGE Open, 2018
This study aims to investigate to what extent critical thinking is manifested in the Indonesian language textbooks used by senior high school students in Indonesia. Content analysis has been adopted to determine whether the tasks in the textbooks encourage and promote students' critical thinking skills. Ilyas's critical thinking framework, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Textbook Content, Textbooks
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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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Yasin, Burhanuddin; Yusuf, Yunisrina Qismullah; Junita, Mawar – SAGE Open, 2018
Rohingya people being sheltered in East Aceh, Indonesia, are taught English to prepare them for their future resettlement in Western countries; these countries are as determined by the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The Rohingya are taught English by local Acehnese mentors at UNHCR refugee camps. This research was designed…
Descriptors: Refugees, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Purwaningrum, Lu'lu'; Funatsu, Kyotaro; Rosyidi, Cucuk Nur; Muraki, Satoshi – SAGE Open, 2017
Carrying, lifting, and turning chairs improve learning activities in schools, which leads to higher quality education. However, it has been shown that elementary school chairs in Indonesia are too heavy for children aged 6 to 9 to easily lift and carry. The present study aimed to investigate children's methods of carrying chairs as well as lifting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Furniture, Psychomotor Skills
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Solehuddin, Muhammad; Adriany, Vina – SAGE Open, 2017
The notion of social justice has often been overlooked in the field of early childhood education because many teachers think that it is too early to introduce the concept to young children. Using multicultural theories, this article attempts to explore kindergarten teachers' perceptions on the issue of social justice. The method adopted in this…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Social Justice, Foreign Countries
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Wijayanto, Agus; Prasetyarini, Aryati; Hikmat, Mauly Halwat – SAGE Open, 2017
A growing body of literature has investigated impoliteness in many domains. Nevertheless, little research has examined impoliteness done by foreign language learners. Impoliteness used in interlanguage complaints by English as a foreign language learners was observed. The effects of interlocutors' different status levels and social distance on the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Rosyidi, Cucuk Nur; Susmartini, Susy; Purwaningrum, Lulu; Muraki, Satoshi – SAGE Open, 2016
The aim of this article was to determine the mismatch between the existing desks and chairs in elementary schools and the anthropometric measurements of students in several regions of Central Java, Indonesia. Based on the mismatch, recommendations are given to improve the fit of the desks and chairs with the students' anthropometry. Five critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Furniture, Elementary Schools, Human Body
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Ginting, Daniel; Saukah, Ali – SAGE Open, 2016
Although the results of the final examination in Indonesia were the dominant factor in determining high school graduation, the public still did not know how the examination was administered nor how results were used to determine student graduation. Despite its importance, no comprehensive studies about its implementation have been conducted. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Exit Examinations, Writing Tests, English (Second Language)
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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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Huisman, Janine; Smits, Jeroen – SAGE Open, 2015
We study household and context determinants of school dropout using data for 130,000 children in 363 regions of 30 developing countries using multi-level discrete-time event-history analysis. Most (72%) of the variation in school dropout is due to household-level factors, with socioeconomic resources (parental education, father's occupation, and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Dropout Prevention