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Beerse, Megan E.; Van Lith, Theresa; Stanwood, Gregg D. – SAGE Open, 2019
College students are exposed to daily stressors throughout their academic careers, which can have lasting consequences to their health and well-being. Mindfulness practices, art therapy, and the simple act of manipulating clay have independently demonstrated positive effects on stress and anxiety, but there is little research on the feasibility of…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Biofeedback, Anxiety, College Students
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Zhai, Keyu; Gao, Xing; Wang, Geng – SAGE Open, 2019
Under the third wave of international student mobility, Australia has become the third largest country receiving international students. Compared with the United States and the United Kingdom, Australia can still maintain a stable increase in terms of hosting Chinese students. For Australia, attracting international students becomes an important…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Motivation, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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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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Zhang, Xiaodong – SAGE Open, 2019
This case study explores how English-as-a-foreign language (EFL) learners reconstructed their writing beliefs when exposed to a systemic functional linguistics (SFL)--based writing curriculum. The study was conducted through qualitative content analyses of four EFL students' interviews, journal entries, teacher/peer feedback, as well as their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Camilleri, Stephen; Chetcuti, Deborah; Falzon, Ruth – SAGE Open, 2019
Examinations have a significant impact on well-being as they provide qualifications for entry into further education and employment. Research suggests that students with dyslexia experience greater challenges than their counterparts. This article explored the views of eight students with dyslexia, the challenges they face, and what they believe…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dyslexia, Exit Examinations, Student Attitudes
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Thien, Lei Mee – SAGE Open, 2019
Although the literature abounds with factors that contribute to organizational commitment and commitment to change, it is still unclear what factors influence teachers' affective commitment to change. This study attempts to examine the relationships between two perceived distributive leadership functions, namely, leadership team cooperation and…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Readiness, Teacher Attitudes, Participative Decision Making
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Sewpersad, Romona; Ruggunan, Shaun; Adam, Jamila K.; Krishna, Suresh Babu Naidu – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study is to qualitatively explore how new managerial practices have influenced the psychological contracts of academics at a university of technology. Little is qualitatively known about how new managerial policies shape psychological contracts for academics in higher education. This study adopts a generic qualitative approach…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship, College Administration, Employer Employee Relationship
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Zibin, Aseel – SAGE Open, 2019
This article tackles a phenomenon in Urban Jordanian Arabic (UJA) where young individuals (mainly females) in Amman, the capital of Jordan, add the Arabic suffix -?k, which is glossed as second female singular or as a possessive pronoun, to English loanwords to sound more "modern," for example, "I love you" becomes [l?vv?k].…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Linguistic Borrowing, English, Semitic Languages
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Nganga, Lydiah; Kambutu, John; Han, Keonghee Tao – SAGE Open, 2019
Disparities in academic performance based on race in the United States are a persistent problem. As a result, a plethora of remedies such as using student-centered instructional strategies, de-tracking, ensuring low teacher-student ratios, and promoting high teacher expectations for all learners have been tried with limited success. Thus, this…
Descriptors: Caring, Academic Achievement, Minority Group Students, Student Empowerment
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Adriosh, Mohamed; Razi, Özge – SAGE Open, 2019
There has been an increasing interest in the topic of code switching (CS) for the past two decades. This ethnographic exploratory study uncovers the status quo of classroom CS in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classrooms in Libyan universities. It aims to investigate how EFL teachers code-switch to facilitate teaching/learning process. Six…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Cer, Erkan – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the "knowledge of cognition" and "regulation of cognition," which are processes of the metacognitive strategy for improving learners' writing skills. The working group for the present study, in which a sequential explanatory design was employed, included 44 pupils (21…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Metacognition, Writing Skills, Secondary School Students
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Kishore, Sushant – SAGE Open, 2019
This article is an empirical reflection on interdisciplinary research. Surveying theories of performance and performativity, it proposes performance as a heuristic tool to breach and bridge the divide between Literature and Culture. The scriptocentricism of academia that reiterates the imperialist ideals and ideas of knowledge, history, and…
Descriptors: Performance, Culture, Human Body, Models
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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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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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Kumcagiz, Hatice – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine university students' Internet addiction in relation to their parental attachment and sociodemographics. The participants consisted of 402 university students aged 17 to 25 years, 249 (61.9%) of whom were female and 153 (38.1%) of whom were male. The participants completed a questionnaire comprising the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Attachment Behavior
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