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Wei, Rining; Hu, Yuhang; Xiong, Jianhui – SAGE Open, 2019
Many surveys of effect size (ES) reporting practices have been conducted in social science fields such as psychology and education, but few such studies are available in applied linguistics. To bridge this gap and to echo the recent calls for more robust statistics from scholars in applied linguistics and beyond, this study represents the first…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Language Research, Periodicals, Effect Size
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Wagner, Claire; Kawulich, Barbara; Garner, Mark – SAGE Open, 2019
This article surveys the literature from 1999 to 2013 on teaching qualitative research methods. One hundred thirteen articles fitted the inclusion criteria; 79 of these were by academics in the United States and Canada. Only 39 of the 113 were based on empirical research: from these, seven descriptive themes were distilled, of which the dominant…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Research Training, Experiential Learning
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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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Moss, Taylor E.; Benus, Matthew J.; Tucker, Elizabeth A. – SAGE Open, 2018
Arts integration in school-based curriculum has been an area of interest in the United States since formal schooling began in the 1800s. Arts integration uses art forms such as, visual arts, music, drama, or dance with a language arts, math, science, and/or social studies curriculum. This article examines nine studies that assessed the effects of…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Academic Achievement, Art Education, Integrated Curriculum
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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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Basten, Dirk; Haamann, Thilo – SAGE Open, 2018
Organizational learning (OL) enables organizations to transform individual knowledge into organizational knowledge. Organizations struggle to implement practical approaches due to the lack of concrete prescriptions. We performed a literature review to identify OL approaches and linked these approaches to OL theories. We synthesized 18 OL…
Descriptors: Learning, Organizational Culture, Learning Theories, Learning Strategies
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To, Vinh – SAGE Open, 2018
Adopting systemic functional linguistics (hereafter SFL) as the main theoretical framework, this study as part of a larger research project, aimed to examine how the language of textbooks deployed in teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) in the Vietnamese context shifted across levels in a book series. In order to do this, this research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Stango, Gina M. M.; Carter, James R. – SAGE Open, 2017
Increasingly, higher education is a competitive industry, with students considering numerous schools through which to obtain their college degrees. Many prospective students rely on the programs' websites to inform their decisions. The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredits schools of social work based on standards set forth in its…
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Education, Web Sites, Reputation
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Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi; Finucane, Sarah – SAGE Open, 2016
Providing a child with reading difficulties with the appropriate reading intervention as early as possible is critical to prevent future academic failure. As reading is composed of several sub-components (phonology, orthography, fluency, comprehension), choosing the appropriate intervention may be confusing. Here, we attempt to provide an…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Intervention, Outcomes of Education, Reading Instruction
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Clark, Ian – SAGE Open, 2016
Bias is communicated via the "hidden curriculum"--the vehicle for the unspoken academic, social, and cultural messages that are communicated to students while they are in school. Revealing the hidden curriculum in English language textbooks (ELTs) entails an analytical and holistic approach to the content of the text and images appearing…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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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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Vittek, Jeremy E. – SAGE Open, 2015
This article is a critical review of the literature on special education teacher attrition and retention. The research focused on journal articles from 2004 to present. The results of the study helped define special educator attrition and retention. The major themes present in the findings were job satisfaction, administrative support, induction…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility
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Meihami, Hussein; Khanlarzadeh, Mobin – SAGE Open, 2015
This study is an attempt to explore the frequency of pragmatic content occurrence represented as three speech acts of requesting, refusing, and apologizing in global and local English Language Teaching (ELT) textbooks. Three global elementary ELT textbooks, namely "Interchange, Top Notch," and "American English File" along with…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction