An-Najah National University

Dr. Ahmed Ph.D in Methods of Teaching English

Ahmed Awad Amin Raba\' Associate Professor in TEFL Methods of Teaching Department Faculty of Education and Teacher Training

  • Thursday, June 30, 2016
  • Effective teaching from an Najah National University M.A Student s’ perspectives
  • Published at:Journal of Languages and Culture
  • This study aimed at exploring effective teaching from An-Najah National University M.A. students’ perspectives. It also aimed at determining the role of the study variables (gender, accumulative average in BA and the school stage where they teach) in effective teaching from the same perspectives. To achieve these aims, the researchers used structured questionnaire of 21 items which were distributed among 30 TEFL majors (14 males and 16 females) that shape the sample of the study which was chosen randomly from all the MA TEFL majors. The study occurs during the first semester of the academic year 2014 – 2015. Respondents\' results indicate a moderate degree of effective teaching from An Najah National University M.A. TEFL students’ perspective with a percentage of 71.5%. Staff members who are imaginative, can do wonders in the English class whose ideas break monotony and make students participate lively in the class are considered the best. They can also teach any language skills interestingl
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  • Saturday, April 2, 2016
  • Storytelling as an Aid in Promoting Oral Proficiency of Grade Eleven Students From Teachers’ Perspectives in Tulkarm District
  • Published at:US-China Foreign Language, October 2015, Vol. 13, No. 10, 710-722 doi:10.17265/1539-8080/2015.10.004
  • This study aimed to investigate the role of storytelling in promoting students’ oral proficiency from the teachers’
    perspectives in Tulkarm District. To achieve this aim, the researchers prepared a 30-item questionnaire which was
    distributed among 50 male and female governmental school teachers, who teach English for Palestine for Grade 11
    in Tulkarm District, during the second semester of the scholastic year 2011–2012. The researchers used different
    statistical procedures which fit the collected data. The results of the study revealed that most of English teachers
    agreed that storytelling plays a remarkable role in promoting the 11th grade students’ oral proficiency in the
    classroom. In the light of these results, the researchers recommended using storytelling to motivate students to
    speak in the classroom, and to conduct studies on digital storytelling as an aid in promoting oral proficiency.
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  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • Students\\\' Attitude towards Distance Learning at Al-Quds Open University/ Tulkarem Educational Region
  • Published at:International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064 Index Copernicus Value (2013): 6.14 | Impact Factor (2014): 5.611
  • The aim of this study is to examine the students\' attitude towards open learning at Al- Quds Open University. To achieve this aim, the researcher used a 30-item questionnaire which was distributed among 92 male and female students (2% of the whole population) who were chosen randomly from four educational specializations: Education, social service, administration and technology.
    The researcher used different statistical procedures such as means and percentages, independent paired t- test and the one way ANOVA test to analyze the necessary data for the research. Results revealed that students highly value distance learning system because it offers a good opportunity for higher education to a large number of students who want to pursue their education by overcoming the spatial, economical, and social barriers. It also provides self – directedness and autonomous learning opportunities. In the light of these findings, the researcher recommended the consideration of lack of campus activ
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  • Tuesday, February 2, 2016
  • The Challenge of Classroom Leadership and Management Facing Newly Appointed Teachers
  • Published at:American Journal of Educational Research, 2016, Vol. 4, No. 2A, 25-29
  • Abstract This study aims at exploring the problem of classroom management—as a facet of teacher leadership—facing newly appointed teachers in Palestine’s public schools. Its main purpose is to determine the relationship of attitudes and behaviors, as well as other study variables such as gender and academic qualification, to classroom management for newly appointed teachers. To achieve this, the researcher used a 14-item questionnaire distributed among a sample of 30 male and female teachers randomly selected from a cohort of 150 of newly appointed teachers in the West Bank governorate of Qabatia. The study was conducted during the first semester of the scholastic year 2014 – 2015. In collecting and analyzing the data necessary for the study, the researcher used different statistical procedures such as means, frequencies, and independent t-test. The findings indicate a low competency level of 53.7% in classroom management skills among newly appointed teachers. In the light of this find
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  • Thursday, October 8, 2015
  • The Role of Educational Counseling in Reducing Conduct Disorders Among Students of Primary Stage in Nablus Governorate
  • Published at:American Journal of Applied Psychology(AJAP)
  • Abstract
    This study aimed at investigating the role of educational counseling in reducing conduct disorders among students of primary stage in Nablus directorate. To achieve this aim the researchers used a forty-item questionnaire which was distributed among (1727) students  represented (10) schools selected randomly by using cluster random sample from grade four to grade six in the government schools in Nablus governorate.
    In collecting the necessary data for answering the questions of the study, the researchers used means, standard deviations, percentages and degrees for all items and total score of conduct disorders questionnaire items. Additionally, MANCOVA Test was used to find out the differences in conduct disorders due to study variables-Counseling services, Gender, Place and Achievement.
    Results of this study showed that the level of conduct disorders among the study sample was moderate. Significant differences were shown on the st
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