International Education Studies

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 3, June

An International Knowledge Building Network for Sustainable Curriculum and Pedagogical Innovation
AbstractThis paper presents the results of the first phase (2007-2009) of a design experiment, the Knowledge Building International Project (KBIP), in which K-12 teachers from several countries collaborate as a loosely coupled network of networks with...
Attitudes of Princess Rahma College Students toward University Violence
AbstractThis study was conducted at the Princess Rahma University College, one of Al Balqa'Applied University colleges and it aims to identify the attitudes of Princess Rahma College students have towards University Violence, by exploring different variables...
Change and Dilemma of School Feature Development of Three Junior High Schools in the Remote and Rural Areas of Taiwan
AbstractThis research is based on qualitative approach and applies in-depth interview with three principals and administrators in three junior high schools located in the remote and rural areas of Taiwan. The aim of this paper was to explore the school...
Ecology, Literature and Environmental Education
AbstractThe first part of this article refers to the initial attempt to relate Nature to Literature since the age of Hellenistic Alexandria in Egypt. Alexandria was a metropolis of its time with a quite lively character of urban life. Influenced by that...
Experiential Learning in a Common Core Curriculum: Student Expectations, Evaluations, and the Way Forward
AbstractUniversities are becoming increasingly conscious of how learning activities align with the attributes they desire in their graduates. Experiential learning is viewed by many institutions as an essential activity for students to gain attributes...
Extensive Reading in EFL Classroom at Secondary Schools in Bangladesh: Current Practices and Future Possibilities
AbstractExtensive reading is being practiced in many EFL and ESL classrooms as an effective means for developing learners' reading as well as other related skills. This paper is based on a small-scale study that explores the current practices and future...
Group Blogs as Toolkits to Support Learning Environments in Statistics Subject: A Qualitative Case Study
AbstractIn this paper, we describe the introduction of blogs to a class of Masters in Technical and Vocational Education students taking the MBE 1223 Statistics in Education module in Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). The purpose of the analysis...
Higher Educational Policy, Interest Politics and Crisis Management: Facets and Aspects of the Greek Case within the EHEA
AbstractWith this paper we approach the new policy making paradigm for Europe's higher education policy, set with the Bologna Process, given emphasis to the legitimacy deficit of this political venture and the necessity of a crisis management over the...
Holistic Education: An Approach for 21 Century
AbstractHolistic education encompasses a wide range of philosophical orientations and pedagogical practices. Its focus is on wholeness, and it attempts to avoid excluding any significant aspects of the human experience. It is an eclectic and inclusive...
Modeling Participation Intention of Adults in Continuing Education - A Behavioral Approach
AbstractThe study examined how attitudes and subjective norms could be used to predict participation intention of adults in continuing education. In this research, attitudes comprised the two variables of positive attitude and negative attitude and subjective...
Reflective Classroom Practice for Effective Classroom Instruction
AbstractImproving English language skills of learners is a strenuous task because of the variations in culture, background and learning styles. This strenuous task is further aggravated when English teachers realizes the proficiency level of students...
Relationship between Managers' Performance and Organizational Health
AbstractThe main purpose of this paper is to study the relationship between managers' performance in the field of interpersonal, informational and decision-making tasks with organizational health. To measure the indicators of the model, a questionnaire...
School Types, Facilities and Academic Performance of Students in Senior Secondary Schools in Ondo State, Nigeria
AbstractThe study investigated the influence of school types and facilities on students' academic performance in Ondo State. It was designed to find out whether facilities and students' academic performance are related in private and public secondary...
Senior Secondary School Science Teachers in Delta and Edo States Conceptualization about the Nature of Science
AbstractThe major purpose of this study was to find out the conceptions of science teachers about the nature of science. To guide this study, four research questions were asked and four hypotheses tested. The design of the study was descriptive survey...
Sources of Legal Liability among Physical Education Teachers
AbstractLegal issues in Physical Education are very germane to sport and physical activity development. Consequently, Physical Education teachers should be involved in studying laws that relates to P.E in the course of their professional preparation....
Student Teachers' Ways of Thinking and Ways of Understanding Digestion and the Digestive System in Biology
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to identify the ways in which student teachers understand digestion and the digestive system and, subsequently, their ways of thinking, as reflected in their problem solving approaches and the justification schemes...
Study on Innovation of Teacher Training Model in Basic Education from the Perspective of "Blended Learning"
AbstractGradual integration of synergetic technology, P2P technology and online learning community furnishes a new research field for innovation of teacher training model in a knowledge economy era. This article proposes the innovative model of "whole...
Teachers' Commitment to, and Experiences of, the Teaching Profession in Tanzania: Findings of Focus Group Research
AbstractThis qualitative study examined teachers' commitment to, and experiences of, the teaching profession in six regions of Tanzania. The study used focus group discussions as research method and data collection tool. Twenty four groups were conducted,...
The Effect of Cognitive Learning Style-Based Reading Program on the Achievement of Jordanian Freshmen English Majors
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to investigate cognitive learning style-based reading program on the achievement of Jordanian freshmen English majors. The subjects of the study consisted of 104 freshmen English majors enrolled for Reading Skills...
The Effect of Temperament on Emotion Regulation among Chinese Adolescents: The Role of Teacher Emotional Empathy
AbstractHierarchical linear modeling techniques were used to explored individual and contextual factors of emotion regulation in a sample of 2074 adolescents from grade 7 through grade 12 and 54 head teachers in China mainland. Emotion Regulation Questionnaire...
The Effect of Using Vocabulary Flash Card on Iranian Pre-University Students' Vocabulary Knowledge
AbstractThe present study was conducted to investigate the effect of using vocabulary flash card on Iranian pre-university students' vocabulary knowledge. The participants of the study comprised 50 female learners. They were randomly assigned into two...
The Moral Reasoning of Adolescent Boys and Girls in the Light of Gilligan's Theory
AbstractThe study was conducted to assess the moral reasoning of adolescent boys and girls in the light of Gilligan theory. The main objectives of the study were to investigate the moral reasoning of adolescent boys and girls with reference to responsibility...
The Relationship between Occupational Stress and Job Satisfaction: The Case of Pakistani Universities
AbstractThis paper aims to find out the relationship between occupational stress and job satisfaction based on age, gender, nature of job, cadre, work experience of university teachers, and sector of university. The Pearson correlation indicates: no...
The Use of Social Networking Sites among Malaysian University Students
AbstractSocial networking sites (SNSs) have increasingly become an important tool for young adults to interact and socialize with their peers. As most of these young adults are also learners, educators have been looking for ways to understand the phenomena...

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