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ISSN (Print) 1913-9020 - ISSN (Online) 1913-9039
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  • Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Education Studies, Vol. 14,
           No. 8

    • Authors: Chris Lee
      Abstract: Reviewer acknowledgements for International Education Studies, Vol. 14, No. 8, 2021.
      PubDate: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:48:21 +000
  • Short Vowels and Context Effects: The Case of English Speakers Reading

    • Authors: Asmaa Shehata
      Abstract: The present study examines the impact of both short vowels and context on adult native English speakers’ reading accuracy of Arabic orthography. To this end, two groups of adult Arabic learners with different proficiency levels were recruited: 30 second-year, and 30 third-year learners. Subjects were instructed to read 50 isolated words, 20 sentences and 10 paragraphs in two different reading conditions: vocalized and unvocalized. Findings demonstrated a significant positive influence of both short vowels and context on second-year learners’ word recognition of the target stimuli. That is, second year Arabic learners had better accuracy when reading vocalized texts compared to unvocalized ones and were significantly more accurate at reading paragraphs and sentences than isolated words. However, third-year students’ reading accuracy was only significantly affected by the reading context.
      PubDate: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:46:16 +000
  • The Opinions of Preschool Teachers Regarding the Values of Turkish
           Children and Syrian Refugee Children

    • Authors: Ayşe Duran Yilmaz
      Abstract: The purpose of the study is to determine the opinions of preschool teachers regarding the values of Turkish children and Syrian refugee children. Phenomenology design, one of the qualitative research methods, was used in this study. The study group of the research consisted of twenty-four pre-school teachers working in different cities, namely Adıyaman, Kilis, Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, and Hatay, where refugees live intensely. Purposeful sampling method was used to determine the participants of the study. The data of the study were obtained by using semi-structured interview form. The analysis of the data of the research was made by deductive content analysis. The findings of this research reveal that Turkish children and Syrian children generally show similarities behaviors according to the values of respect, responsibility, cooperation, friendship, and helpfulness. In addition, it has been stated that Turkish children and Syrian children display negative behaviors according to the values of self-control and tolerance.
      PubDate: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 11:44:13 +000
  • An Empirical Study on the Effect of Instruction on Metacognitive
           Strategies on EFL Reading Comprehension: The Case of Foundation-Level
           Students in Oman

    • Authors: Fawzia Al Seyabi
      Abstract: The current quasi-experimental study investigated the effect of metacognitive reading strategies on the reading comprehension and attitudes of Omani EFL foundation-level students. The sample of the study included two intact classes (N=45) and was selected based on the students’ results in the midterm reading comprehension exam and their responses to the metacognitive strategies survey (MARSI). One class functioned as the experimental group, which received instruction relating to the metacognitive reading strategies. The other class was the control group which received conventional reading instruction. Two instruments were used to collect data: a pre-post reading comprehension test to measure the students’ performance in reading and an attitude questionnaire to investigate their attitudes towards metacognitive reading strategies use. The results of the study revealed that there was a statistically significant difference between the learners’ reading comprehension in the experimental group and the control group in favor of the experimental group as a result of metacognitive reading strategies instruction. Results also showed that students in the experimental group held positive attitudes towards using metacognitive reading strategies use. In the light of these findings, implications and recommendations for practice were put forward.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:27:48 +000
  • VR-Technology in Teaching: Opportunities and Challenges

    • Authors: Caroline Graeske
      Abstract: Use of virtual reality (VR) to teach in upper-secondary schools has become more common during recent years. This article discusses the implementation and testing of VR to teach Swedish in upper-secondary school, a pilot study carried out during the 2020/2021. The purpose of this study is to investigate how VR can be used to teach Swedish, what possibilities and challenges arise from using VR as a learning resource. The method used was inspired by action-based research, where teachers and researchers together, in a symmetrical and complementary approach, explore and evaluate an action. Central theoretical perspectives were TPACK-competences and design principles for gamified learning. The results indicate that students’ motivation increases by possibilities to co-create, co-design and customize their own learning, where the students solve problems and consider and reflect on their own learning. Both students and teachers point out didactical potentials and explain that VR technology offers many opportunities, but cannot exist on its own. It must function in accordance with the curriculum and regulatory documents of the educational institution.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:30:33 +000
  • Investigating University Students’ Views on Distance Education at
           Associate Degree Level

    • Authors: Recep ÖZ
      Abstract: The study aimed to determine the associate degree students’ views on the dimensions of personal suitability, effectiveness, teaching, and predisposition towards teaching offered in distance education environments and examine whether their views differed significantly according to gender, class, and vocational school type. The data of the study were collected from 2061 students studying in vocational schools of a state university located in eastern Turkey. All students in the study population were aimed to be reached; however, 2061 out of 2963 students who participated voluntarily and answered all the questions were included. Among these 2061 students, 1152 were male and 909 were female. When classified according to school type, 1429 participants were studying at vocational schools, 401 at health, 136 at justice, and 95 were studying at tourism. Learners’ Views on Distance Education Scale (LVoDE) was used as the data collection tool. LVODE included 18 items and four factors as personal appropriateness, effectiveness, informativeness and predisposition. The scale was on 5-point Likert rating scale ranging from 1 to 5 indicating 1 (never agree), 2 (rarely agree), 3 (sometimes agree), 4 (usually agree), 5 (always agree). The reliability coefficients of the scale including four sub-dimensions as personal suitability, effectiveness, teaching, and predisposition varied between .81 and .91. The descriptive statistics were used to ascertain the opinions on the sub-dimensions of personal appropriateness, effectiveness, informativeness and predisposition offered to students in distance education environments. A factorial ANOVA test was performed for independent samples to check whether students’ views on teaching offered in distance education settings differed significantly according to gender, grade level, and type of school. According to the research results, it was noticed that the students did not find themselves sufficient for distance education activities in terms of personal convenience and effectiveness and thought that face-to-face education was more effective than distance education. They regarded themselves insufficient in completing their homework and similar tasks given during their online classes by teachers. There was no significant difference in views of the students upon distance education in terms of both gender and grade levels. However, a significant difference was found in their views on distance education according to the types of vocational schools. The opinions of the students studying in health and justice vocational schools were found to be at a more positive level than the ones enrolled in hotel and tourism vocational schools.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:25:43 +000
  • The Interaction Between Socioeconomic Status and Preschool Education on
           Academic Achievement of Elementary School Students

    • Authors: Moosa Jaafar Fateel
      Abstract: Preschool education may help increase the academic achievement of school-age students. Still, for a segment in society, this is not feasible and children are not admitted into preschool due to parents’ socioeconomic status. The purpose of this study was to measure the interaction between socioeconomic status and preschool education on students’ academic achievement in Bahraini government elementary schools. The study adopted a quantitive approach. The sample was 402 girls and boys in grades 1 through 6. The results showed that students who had preschool education had better academic achievement than those who did not. There were no significant differences in students’ later academic achievement with reference to socioeconomic status, and there was no interaction between preschool education and socioeconomic status on academic achievement. It was recommended that policymakers should encourage the private and public sectors to invest in preschool education, to conduct further research on the impact of socio-economic status on academic achievement at different school levels and to expand the dimensions of SES to include parents’ skills and marital relationships and their impact on children’s achievement.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:13:11 +000
  • Social Studies Teacher Candidates’ Views About Information Technologies
           and Material Used in Social Studies Lesson

    • Authors: Mehmet ORAN
      Abstract: The research was prepared in order to reveal the opinions of social studies teacher candidates on the use of information technologies and materials in social studies lessons. The study group of the research consists of teacher candidates studying in the department of social studies teaching at Cukurova University in Turkey. The research was prepared in accordance with phenomenology, one of the qualitative research designs. A structured interview form, which was previously created by taking expert opinion, was used to collect data. There are 5 questions that complement each other in the interview form. The data obtained from the interview form were subjected to content analysis. The reliability of the study was calculated as 95.5% according to the reliability formula of Miles and Huberman (1994). It was concluded that the prospective teachers who participated in the research supported the use of information technologies in the social studies course. It was seen that the tools in the classroom environment as technology and material were expressed by the majority of the participants.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 04:19:44 +000
  • Investigation of Sports Participation Motivations of Physical Education
           and Sports School Students

    • Authors: Mehmet Yıldırım
      Abstract: The purpose of this study is to determine the sport participate motivation of the students who are attending physical education and sports college and to compare them according to the demographic variables. The universe of the research is composed of 480 students who are studying different programs in Bozok University Physical Education and Sports School in 2017-2018 academic year. The sample of the research consists of 180 students who are determined using random sampling technique. As a data collection tool in the research, personal information form and Gill et al. (1983) and Oyar et al. (2001) used the Sport Participation Motivation Scale, adapted to the Turkish population. The data were transferred to the SPSS 18 package program for analysis. Frequency and percentage analyzes, t test, Anova analysis and post hoc tests were used in the statistical analysis of the data.As a result of the analyzes performed, statistically significant differences were determined between the motivations of physical education and sports college students to participate in sports according to the variables of gender, age, department of education and sports branch (p < .05). It was determined that male students have higher motivation to participate in sports than female students. Students between the ages of 18-22 have a higher motivation to participate in sports than students between the ages of 23-27. Physical education and sports teaching department students were found to have higher motivation to participate in sports than the students of the coaching education department and the sports management department. Students who are engaged in team sports have higher motivation to participate in sports than students who are engaged in individual sports.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 04:17:57 +000
  • Determine Potential Efficiency of Publications Amount for Engineering
           Departments Using Data Envelopment Analysis

    • Authors: Tarek Abokhashabah
      Abstract: This paper investigates the potential efficiency of researches from various departments under a common faculty in terms of their individual publications. The outcome in terms of the number of research publications of the eight departments working under the faculty of engineering at King Abdul-Aziz University was utilized as the case for these investigations. Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) is utilized for the benchmarking of the research potential efficiency of these departments. The results of these studies are useful to know the potential research efficiency of each department under investigation and enable the respective departments/administration to determine the number of research publications necessary from each department to reach their respective optimal levels. The present study is helpful in diverting the interest of university management towards the quality development in education and research. The study is important as it uses Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) method to determine the relative efficiency of the publication amount for engineering departments at King Abdul-Aziz University. It further suggests some of the important measures required for the improvement.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 04:13:21 +000
  • An Example of a Study with Instructed Music Listening Activities with
           Information and Concert Event Content

    • Authors: Ajda Şenol Sakin
      Abstract: It is thought that music education in general education, especially for individuals of all ages and levels, is important in the musical development of the individual. Besides, it is seen that the “listening-singing” learning area in general music education teaching programs has an important weight in the program. In this context, it is considered necessary that music listening activities carried out for this learning area should be among the main activities that support other musical activities in classroom music education, which form the basis for the students to benefit from music education. For this reason, it is thought that the active participation of the students in music listening activities will contribute to effective and efficient music education. With this study, it is aimed to determine the contribution of instructed music listening activities to music culture learning outcomes in secondary school music education. For this purpose, an instructed music listening activity was held for students in a secondary school. The effect of the activity performed on the level of success was measured with knowledge tests. According to the results it is found that most of the students achieved an above-moderate success from the recorder family knowledge test.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 04:11:18 +000
  • From University to School—Experiences of Teaching Practice in Three

    • Authors: Xu Liu
      Abstract: Teaching practice plays an important role in preparing future teachers. More and more countries pay attention to teaching practice in teacher education and take measures to improve the system of teaching practice. This paper examines the characteristics of teaching practice through the perspective of comparative analysis, comparing the situations in China, the UK and the USA. The different characteristics are presented, particularly in the goal of teaching practice, the duration of the internship and the cooperation system among education administration departments, universities, and schools. Some suggestions are proposed to improve teaching practice generally based on experience of these three countries. As such, it provides insight into practice for policymakers and academics in the field of teacher education.
      PubDate: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 03:32:22 +000
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