Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives: Volume 18 Issue 1 , Open Access


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The impact of learning strategies on the academic achievement of university students in Saudi Arabia

Yousef Almoslamani

This study aimed to investigate the learning strategies adopted by Saudi university students and explore the differences in the use of learning strategies due to gender and…


Memorization practice and academic success in Saudi undergraduate students

Maura Pilotti, Halah Alkuhayli, Runna Al Ghazo

In the present study, the authors examined whether academic performance [grade point average (GPA)] can be predicted by self-reported frequency of memorization and recitation…


The nexus between grit and pronunciation performance among EFL learners: the mediating role of pronunciation self-efficacy beliefs

Muhammad Waleed Shehzad, Md. Kamrul Hasan, Rida Ahmed, Shazma Razzaq, Shehzad Ahmed

Grit is a novel, rather an important psychological variable that has been associated with performance in the English as a second or foreign language (ESL/EFL) context. However…


Timed reading activity for developing EFL students' reading skills in mixed-ability classes

Abduljalil Nasr Hazaea, Sultan Saleh Ahmed Almekhlafy

Students of mixed-ability learning together in one class is a challenge for all educators, especially in English as foreign language (EFL) contexts. Timed reading activity (TRA…


The development of Emirati university students' intercultural sensitivity

Tanju Deveci, Glenda Elgamal, David Dalton, Donald John Langille

This study investigated the effects of an intercultural communication (IC) course on Emirati university students' intercultural sensitivity (IS).

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