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Anderson, Alida – SAGE Open, 2019
This article presents a critical policy overview of inclusive education and global citizenship education (GCED) and offers two innovative childhood education practices that support inclusion of children with disabilities through dimensions of physical and conceptual access, both noted implementation barriers to inclusive education across the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
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Douglass, Anne L. – SAGE Open, 2019
Professional standards increasingly call for early childhood educators to hold a bachelor's degree as one measure of educator quality. This has prompted many educators to return to college, creating both a need and an opportunity to better understand the factors that support educators to complete their degree and apply what they learn to their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Majoko, Tawanda – SAGE Open, 2019
This study examined the teaching competencies perceived by special needs education teachers to be essential for inclusive education. Entrenched in inclusive pedagogy, this descriptive study draws on a sample of 24 special needs education primary school teachers purposively drawn from Midlands educational province of Zimbabwe. Throughout the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Special Education Teachers, Inclusion
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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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Leseure, Michel – SAGE Open, 2019
It is often challenging to make decisions about how to teach planning within an undergraduate operations management module. This article defines and compares the two standard options available to instructors: (a) the traditional "technical" approach or (b) the "conceptual" or "conversational" approach. Through a…
Descriptors: Operations Research, Planning, Undergraduate Study, College Instruction
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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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Altakhaineh, Abdel Rahman Mitib; Ibrahim, Mona Kamal – SAGE Open, 2019
This study examined the incidental acquisition of English prepositions by Arabic-speaking English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. Employing reading comprehension exercises as a treatment, we adopted the experimental design of a pre- and post-test to determine the effectiveness of the treatment on the participants' incidental acquisition of…
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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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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Namaziandost, Ehsan; Rahimi Esfahani, Fariba; Hashemifardnia, Arash – SAGE Open, 2018
This study compared the effects of spacing and massed instructions on Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners' reading comprehension. To fulfill this objective, 50 Iranian participants were selected among 80 students based on the results of Oxford Quick Placement Test (OQPT). The intermediate selected participants were then randomly…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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Magulod, Gilbert Cabilangan – SAGE Open, 2018
Literature is life. It is the gateway of looking at the world outside. We can learn, understand and appreciate the world. Reading literature is the best way to know who we are, what we are, and what we used to be. Using descriptive correlational research design, the study ventured on assessing the literary appreciation skills and reading…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Literature Appreciation, Correlation, College Students
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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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Berger, Jean-Louis; Girardet, Céline; Vaudroz, Cynthia; Crahay, Marcel – SAGE Open, 2018
Classroom management is an important topic in teacher education, as it has a strong impact on students' engagement. However, untangling the concepts influencing teachers' classroom management practices is a question that needs further investigation. Using data from a survey of 154 vocational teachers participating in teacher education, this study…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Self Efficacy
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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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Rashidi, Nasser; Bahadori Nejad, Zahra – SAGE Open, 2018
The present study was undertaken to explore the practicality and the effect of dynamic assessment on L2 writing ability of Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. To this end, 17 EFL learners divided into two groups, participated in this article. Then, dynamic assessment procedure was done in three steps, topic-choice,…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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