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The Role Of English Language – Connection For All Ethnicities In Kosovo, Feride Lohaj Oct 2017

The Role Of English Language – Connection For All Ethnicities In Kosovo, Feride Lohaj

UBT International Conference

English Language in Kosovo has expanded from its previous function as a sign of prestige and necessity for people who want to get educated or work abroad, to the main tool of communication between the two ethnicities, Albanian and Serb, still distanced from each other. In this study, the results determine students’ preferences, their level of interculturalism and English language proficiency. This study also proves hypothesis that all students from particular communities have low level of intercultural competence, they have similar preferences, but focusing on their ethnicity, furthermore, their level of English language proficiency is similar. This study covers high ...


The Importance Of Using Information Communication Technology For Learning And Teaching The English Language In Kurdistan Of Iraq, Nabaz Noori Kareem May 2017

The Importance Of Using Information Communication Technology For Learning And Teaching The English Language In Kurdistan Of Iraq, Nabaz Noori Kareem

English (TESOL) Master Theses

Kurdistan as a region in north of Iraq has undergone significant changes regarding its educational system, and using ICTs (information communication technologies) for teaching and learning English has been given a great role in the system. There are many researchers who wrote about the benefits and the challenges of using ICTs. As the term ICT includes many kinds of devices and applications, students and teachers in Kurdistan are using various types of ICTs inside or outside of the schools. Students and teachers use ICTs for teaching and learning the skills of the English language such as reading, writing, speaking, and ...


Where Gender And English Language Teacher Identity Intersect: Narratives Of Two Ukrainian Teachers, Oksana Moroz May 2017

Where Gender And English Language Teacher Identity Intersect: Narratives Of Two Ukrainian Teachers, Oksana Moroz

Theses and Dissertations (All)

The study aims to examine and explore the intersectionality of gender and English language teacher identity in Ukraine. During the Soviet Union times, gender and sex-related discussions were banned, per the Communist Party belief that those topics were distracting for the people and did not lead them to politically correct thinking. Therefore, the construct of gender in Ukraine is politically and socially silenced due to the country’s historical background as a part of the Soviet Union. Consequently, the study investigates ways of bidirectional influence of gender and English language teacher identity in the Ukrainian reality. With the help of ...


Revolutionizing Reading: Discovering The Power Of A Reading Workshop Model In The High School English Classroom, Kaitlyn De Wild Apr 2017

Revolutionizing Reading: Discovering The Power Of A Reading Workshop Model In The High School English Classroom, Kaitlyn De Wild

Master of Education Program Theses

This action research study investigated the effects of a Reading Workshop model in a high school English classroom in a private school in the Midwest. The participants were sixty-six juniors in a general education classroom. Students in the study took a pre-survey at the beginning of the year and a post-survey at the end of February to determine any changes in independent reading habits. Throughout the course of the study, students had choice in independent reading, which they kept track of and reflected on. In addition to analyzing these reflections, the researcher also interviewed eight of the students on their ...