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Islam, Samira Ibrahim – World Journal of Education, 2019
Middle East Region is home to more than 400 million people, representing 5% of world population, and boasts a workforce of 103 million scattered across 22 countries (Lord, 2016). Sixty five percent of the populations are young aged 25 or under, which puts growing stress on educational, health and social systems. Over the last decade, most Middle…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Womens Education, Females, Geographic Regions
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Filiz, Sevil; Benzet, Aycan – World Journal of Education, 2018
Teaching foreign languages via flipped classrooms, in which the typical elements of a course are reversed, has been a popular pedagogy recently as the modern digital technology is flourishing unprecedentedly. The aim of this study is to review a selected sample of 50 studies on flipped classroom instruction in foreign language education published…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Homework, Video Technology
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Islam, Samira I. – World Journal of Education, 2017
In most countries of the world, 40 to 50 % of students are women. However, there is greater sex imbalance in STEM fields. Indicators show that tertiary education in Arab region is high compared with gender balance in several countries; there is even imbalance in favor of women as in Saudi Arabia & Gulf States. UNESCO and World Bank statistics…
Descriptors: Arabs, STEM Education, Females, Womens Education
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Abd-El-Aal, Wafaa Mohammed Moawad; Steele, Astrid – World Journal of Education, 2017
In a departure from traditional lecture formats, this research examines the effect of using both Facebook and group fieldwork in developing Egyptian pre-service teachers' interdependence, and their awareness of STSE. Group work and fieldwork were found to enhance interdependence/cooperation of participants, as well as strengthen their…
Descriptors: Social Media, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teachers
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Sotiriou, S.; Bogner, F. X. – World Journal of Education, 2015
The ancient Eratosthenes experiment concerning the earth's circumference offers the opportunity of an inquiry-based revival in today's science classrooms: A multinational European science education initiative (acronym: OSR) introduced this experiment as a hands-on basis to extract the required variables and to exchange results with classroom peers…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Hands on Science, Science Experiments, Measurement
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Ibourk, Aomar; Amaghouss, Jabrane – World Journal of Education, 2012
Although the quantity of education is widely used to measure the economical and social performances of educative systems, only a few works have addressed the issue of equity in education. In this work, we have calculated two measures of inequality in education based on Barro and Lee's (2010) data: the Gini index of education and the standard…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Age Groups, Foreign Countries, Classification