ESL readers and writers in higher education: understanding challenges, providing support

Yigitoglu, Nur


Learner-friendly textbooks: Chemistry texts based on a constructivist view of learning
Tasdelen, Ugur; KÖSEOĞLU, FİTNAT (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2008-04-01)
In this study, the use of inquiry methods, learning cycles, a conceptual change model and analogy in creating alternative science texts was discussed. An alternative text on the topic of acids and bases was created by integrating the methods and models discussed in this paper. The alternative text and a sample of a traditional text taken from a textbook, which is still used in Turkish high schools, were given to two groups, totaling 42 pre-service teachers-the alternative text was given to an experimental g...
Augmented reality-based virtual manipulatives versus physical manipulatives for teaching geometric shapes to preschool children
Gecu-Parmaksiz, Zeynep; Delialioğlu, Ömer (Wiley, 2019-11-01)
The aim of the current study is to compare the effect of virtual and physical manipulatives on preschool children's understanding of geometric shapes. A quasi-experimental research design was employed where children in the experimental group used tablet computers to access Augmented Reality (AR)-based virtual manipulatives, while children in the control group used physical manipulatives. The instruction lasted for a period of four weeks at a public primary school in Turkey with 72 children aged five and six...
University preparatory school students' and teachers' perceptions of computer-assisted language learning environment
Küçük, Tuğba; Engin Demir, Cennet; Department of Educational Sciences (2009)
This study aimed at investigating university preparatory school students’ and teachers’ perceptions of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) environment. The sample consisted of 308 students and 50 teachers from Zonguldak Karaelmas University Preparatory School. Data was gathered from the participants via two Effective CALL Questionnaires (ECALLQ) developed by the researcher. Both inferential and descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data. Principal component analysis was used to find the dim...
Evaluation of Human Rights, Civics and Democracy Curriculum through Eisner's Evaluation Framework
Karakus Ozdemirci, Ozge; Aksoy, Afra Nur; Ok, Ahmet (Hacettepe University, 2020-01-01)
Human Rights, Civics and Democracy Curriculum for 4th graders was began to be implemented in 2015-2016 academic year. In this study, we aim to evaluate this curriculum regarding the universality of human rights concept; the appropriateness of the curriculum with its educational goals, content, instructional material and methods in terms of students' cognitive level and finally teacher competencies to teach this course. A qualitative intrinsic case study method was utilized. The data was collected through do...
Classroom teachers and teacher educators' perceptions about the new elementary school curriculum in Kars
Yalçın, Tuğba; Akar, Hanife; Department of Educational Sciences (2010)
This cross sectional survey study examined the perceptions of classroom teachers in urban regions of Kars Province including its towns and teacher educators in Kafkas University about the new elementary school curriculum in Kars Province. It also revealed their perceptions about the strengths and weaknesses of the elementary school curriculum, students’ educational needs from the window of local characteristics of Kars, and classroom teachers’ needs with regard to the new elementary school curriculum. The d...
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N. Yigitoglu, ESL readers and writers in higher education: understanding challenges, providing support. 2017, p. 794.