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Pllana, Duli – World Journal of Education, 2019
There will be elaborated several facts about creativity in Twenty First-Century educational reforms in six countries (The US, India, Chile, Mexico, China, and Singapore). The crucial source of the content in the paper relies on the book, "Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-First Century" (Reimeres and Chung, 2016). Nevertheless, my…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Creativity, Educational Practices
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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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Alzahrani, Abdulaziz A. – World Journal of Education, 2018
In recent decades, the use of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has changed according to the different goals and studies that have been applied. Therefore, it is very important to explore and examine these changes and identify the development of use and conception of MOOCs. This research is considered empirical in nature and focuses on studies…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Székely, Miguel; Mendoza, Pamela – World Journal of Education, 2017
This paper explores families' investment in skills development through education in a high-inequality, low-education quality country such as Mexico, comparing it to a lower-inequality, higher-quality education country such as the United States. The paper uses a series of Household Income and Expenditure Surveys for both countries spanning around…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expenditures, Investment, Skill Development
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Rondeau, Kent V. – World Journal of Education, 2017
This essay explores and examines how rankings and league tables have played (and continue to play) a major and consequential role in how contemporary business schools manage their affairs. It introduces and advances the proposition that rankings promote the short-term manipulation of public reputation (image) projected by business schools at the…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Graduate Study, Achievement Rating, Reputation
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Chao, Chiang-Nan – World Journal of Education, 2017
This research attempts to explore the rationales why so many Chinese students choose to study abroad and why the United States is their preferred destination. This population is small, but a vital component of university life at many colleges and a much needed source of financial revenue. A total of 380 students completed a questionnaire yielding…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Students, Student Educational Objectives, Attribution Theory
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Tairab, Adam; Ronghuai, Huang – World Journal of Education, 2017
The aim of this study of ICT policy in K-12 education in Sudan is to investigate the status of planning for technology in education and then determine how the advantage of ICT can best serve the educational system and improve educational outcomes. The study examined two plans for ICT in education, addition to an interview with the educational…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education
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Boulton-Lewis, Gillian M.; Buys, Laurie – World Journal of Education, 2014
This is an interpretive-descriptive analysis of responses to 41 open ended questionnaires returned by academics working beyond normal retirement age. The sample consisted mainly of academics from the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. The research addressed the question of what motivates some academics to continue working beyond the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, Questionnaires, Older Adults
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Ahmad, Nisar – World Journal of Education, 2013
The primary purpose of this paper is to review and evaluate the causes of educational poverty in less developed countries. The basic intent in carrying out such a study is to define and derive the role of governing agencies in deliberately creating educational poverty in the country, so that the private interest of the rich and powerful ruling…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Developing Nations, Access to Education, Equal Education