International Journal of Education

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 3, 2012

Bullying Amongst Parents and Teachers at an American International School: Informing School Development and Policy
AbstractThis paper has sought to explore the everyday experiences of parent-teacher bullying within a purposefully selected American International school.The paper utilises a qualitative approach targeting an American International school using a small...
Constructivism in Practice: The Case for English Language Learners
AbstractA classroom of diverse learners with diverse language backgrounds can be a great challenge for a classroom teacher. English Language Learners (ELL) present a particular challenge to teachers as they represent such a wide range of academic abilities,...
How the CVT Specialists Working in Centres of Vocational Training Affect the Social Exclusion of People Older Than 50 Years Old in Greece?
AbstractThe changes that took place in the sectors of society and economy worldwide had also an impact on the sector of labour. The group most affected by these changes was elder people [aged 50-65] since they were forced to immediately implement specific...
Investigating Student Evaluation of Teachers by Using Latent Class Analysis:: A Case Study at a Tertiary Level
Evrim Üstünlüoglu1,* & Duygu Güngör-Culha21School of Foreign Languages, Izmir University of Economics, Sakarya Street No:156 35330 Balçova Izmir, Turkey2 Department of Psychology, Izmir University, Gürsel Aksel No:14 Izmir, Turkey*Corresponding author:...
Learning Styles, Instructional Strategies, and the Question of Matching: A Literature Review
AbstractThe study of learning styles is one of interest and debate in current educational circles. The diversity of the field arises from various theoretical foundations and definitions and, therefore, presents some challenges to understanding and implementation....
Students' Attitudes towards the English Proficiency Enhancement Programme
AbstractThis article examines students' attitudes towards the English Proficiency Enhancement Programme (EPEP) carried out in one of the public universities in Malaysia. It draws on a study of 167 participants of the inaugural programme in 2010. A questionnaire...
Teachers Implementation of Effective Classroom Management from Vocational Education Students' Perspectives
AbstractThe researchers examined the extent of implementation of the effective classroom management components by teaching stuffof vocational education at Al- Huson University College, Al-Balq'a' Applied University, Jordan from the perspective of vocational...
Teaching Practices and Student Motivation That Influence Student Achievement on Large-Scale Assessments
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to identify the effect of teaching practices and student motivation on student achievement in mathematics. Two principal component analyses (PCA) were conducted. The first PCA was conducted to cluster 22 items related...
Tuning into Children's Voices: Exploring the Perceptions of Primary Aged Children about Their Education in One Primary School in England
AbstractThis small scale study examined children's views about their education in one primary school in England. The research took place in a large primary school, situated in an area of relative social deprivation in a northern town. A focus group was...
Using Supplemental Instruction to Bridge the Transition from Secondary to Tertiary Education
AbstractSupplemental Instruction (SI) is today a well known academic assistance program, providing help for students in "difficult" courses at colleges and universities. Little attention has been paid however to the possibility of also implementing the...