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Al-Shanawani, Hania M. – SAGE Open, 2019
This study sought to evaluate the self-learning curricula of a kindergarten in Saudi Arabia by applying the context, input, process, product (CIPP) model. To this end, the study utilized a mixed-method design, where teachers (N = 420) had been randomly selected and surveyed, and school inspectors (N = 15) had been interviewed. Furthermore, a…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Kindergarten, Young Children, Preschool Curriculum
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Yaacob, Aizan; Shapii, Aspalila; Saad Alobaisy, Ayman; Al-Rahmi, Waleed Mugahed; Al-Dheleai, Yahya M.; Yahaya, Noraffandy; Alamri, Mahdi M. – SAGE Open, 2019
This study is dedicated to the research of vocabulary learning strategies (VLSs) employed by a group of Saudi Arabian learners in an EFL (English as a foreign language) context. The rationale for the study is to clarify a pronounced lack of research on the EFL context in Saudi Schools Abroad (SSA), and a dearth of prior research into VLSs in this…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies, Secondary School Students, English (Second Language)
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Masrai, Ahmed – SAGE Open, 2019
The association between vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension has been extensively researched. However, modeling the contribution of vocabulary knowledge within different frequency ranges to second language (L2) learners' reading comprehension is an underexplored area. Thus, the present study examines the degree to which high-, mid-, and…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Reading Comprehension, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Baothman, Abdullah; AlJefri, Hatim; Agha, Sajiga; Khan, Muhammad Anwar – SAGE Open, 2018
This study was conducted to determine the preferences of medical and health science students about various study habits and to evaluate the effect of study habits on academic performance. This cross-sectional survey conducted in the college of medicine and the college of health science of King Saud bin Abdulaziz University of Health Sciences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Medical Students, Health Sciences
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Vardhan, Julie – SAGE Open, 2015
The present study has been undertaken to examine the growth trajectory of the higher education (HE) sector across all the countries in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region, the transition toward internationalization, quality initiatives undertaken, and movement toward regional integration. The study aims to provide a review for the shifting…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Web Sites, Universities
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Masadeh, Thouqan Saleem Yakoub – SAGE Open, 2015
The study identified how Saudi schoolteachers perceive reading and comprehension. It also investigated the effect of teachers' willingness and lesson presentation on learners' achievement. A descriptive approach was used, and the sample consisted of 56 teachers. The lesson plan in Broughton et al.'s study was adopted as a model lesson plan.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language Teachers