European Journal of Teaching and Education

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EISSN : 2669-0667
Current Publisher: Acavent (10.33422)
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Sachpatzidis D. Avraam
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 66-71; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.171

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New language produces new thought. creativity, critical thinking, educational achievement, empathy towards others, and ability to decipher technology. The gap between looking and seeing can be bridged with observing– the process of building a catalogue of visual elements, a very important argument in front of the so called “narrowness of the education system.” The science of perception and the history of image through the ideas of Eratosthenes, Copernicus, Descartes, Aristotle, Confucius and many others, is to create meaning. Language is, and always will be, the ultimate form of communication. A book of illustrations and not with illustrations, could make complex arguments through that medium that he couldn’t with words alone. Words have been considered for many centuries of the human history, the superior currency of intellect. So, educators don’t know where to start when it comes to teaching visual literacy. Photos without captions can make us look only at the photo, and make judgments and inferences by ourselves. Teaching graphic design alongside poetry, could show that design it’s more than just lines and illustration. It a sophisticated way to grasp the procedure from an idea to a picture. The sooner teachers can really abandon the Learning Styles Theory and not label students as “visual learners”, since we all learn visually, the sooner students will be empowered to become visually literate. Not all serious ideas require words, and many are better off without them. Visual communication deserves its place, and can also serve education.
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 55-65; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.173

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Kerla Minela
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 155-168; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.185

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European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 190-200; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.189

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Higher education is one of the great successes of the twenty-first century. Once the province of an elite few, a university degree is now commonplace as the industrial revolution transforms into the digital age. However, the process of teaching has not changed much since Aristotle taught at the Lyceum: students still meet their teachers to listen and ponder their words of wisdom. This process has become less desirable for some students who now learn entirely online, or those who cannot reconcile the cost of a degree with its overall employment benefits. Dystopian theories have criticized current online educational practice as leading to inadequate reading, poor recall and confused cognition. But technology is seen by others as a panacea for rising costs, massive class sizes and fully engaging digital native students. Universities and colleges need to make some mindful decisions to curtail decreasing interest, less funding and disruptive competition. Is technology a saviour or an impediment in this process?
Fatiha Sadouki
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 179-189; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.188

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Luka Pongračić
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 169-178; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.187

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Georgallidou Vasoula, Dimitriou Loucia
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 138-147; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.183

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The purpose of the present study is to examine the career decision-making profile of the adolescent students of the public high schools of Cyprus by applying the Career Decision-Making Profiles (CDMP) questionnaire of Gati, Landman, Davidovitch, Peretz-Asulin, & Gadassi (2010). The development of the CDMP suggests that an individual’s career decision making process can be better described by a multidimensional profile instead of a single decision-making style or a dominant characteristic. Using the data of 421 students, who were about to make a career choice, the results of the survey revealed eight dimensions for the Greek-Cypriot version of CDMP scale. The findings construct a multidimensional profile characterization of an individual’s career decision making processes: (1) “Information gathering and processing-Effort invested in the process”, (2) “Desire to please others-Dependence on others”, (3) “Speed of making the final decision”, (4) “Consulting with others”, (5) “Aspiration for an ideal occupation”, (6) “Locus of control”, (7) “Willingness to compromise”, (8) “Procrastination”. Using the T-test, we will discuss significant gender differences in the eight dimensions of the CDMP.
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 72-78; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.174

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Beyond doubt, learner-centered approach has proved to be effective for better learning outcomes. Drawing on a personal experience, I present in this paper how a mix of being involved with a series of training workshops, discussion with my colleagues, and the ‘accidental’ introduction of social constructivist tools in my classrooms gradually changed my view on the potential of technology in the learning process. It also looks at how a reflective diary helped me to leverage these experiences more effectively. It records a journey of interaction with education designers, other teachers and students, and how I selected the resources and approaches that might produce better learning opportunities for the learners. It further looks at the adoption of learning technology as a vehicle for developing the teacher’s own understanding of the power of social learning. I address some of the challenges I encountered while making the shift. The paper concludes that intentionally reviewing one’s teaching in collaboration with education experts, one’s colleagues and learners is a positive experience and has resulted in an approach that has considerably shifted the focus to learners. I am optimistic that my fellow teachers find my experiences inspiring and we collectively can bring about a change for the benefit of the education sector.
Hakan Altınpulluk, Hakan Kılınç, Mehmet Fırat
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 148-154; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.184

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The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between lifelong learners' preferences for learning materials and methods according to age, gender and working status variables. Since lifelong learners' preferences for learning materials are examined according to certain variables, the relational survey model, which is used in descriptive research, was considered appropriate to implement in this study. The study group of the research consists of 608 lifelong learners, who study at their second universities at least and receive education within the scope of second university without examination in the Faculty of Open Education, Anadolu University. The data were analyzed by using custom tables in SPSS 24.0 package program and descriptive statistics such as frequencies and percentages were used in the analysis of the data. The findings obtained from the statistical analyses of the research questions were presented under six sub-headings.
Luan Qianqian, Kong Linghan, Diao Jinling, Ramir Austria
European Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 2, pp 86-91; doi:10.33422/ejte.v2i1.186

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The current curriculum cannot meet the needs of students for learning and employment. In this study, the researchers shall improve students’ satisfaction with school-enterprise cooperation specialty by optimizing the curriculum of school-enterprise cooperation specialty. The article through the survey questionnaire and the literature research method was carried on the analysis and the discussion for this study. This provides an important development direction for the school-enterprise cooperation professional curriculum development. One the one hand, students can master more practical skills. It can also improve the satisfaction and success rate both school and enterprise, and promote long-term and stable cooperative relationship. To achieve a win-win situation for schools, enterprises and students.
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