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Seery, Katy; Barreda, Albert A.; Hein, Stephanie G.; Hiller, Jokima L. – Journal of Global Education and Research, 2021
The purpose of this paper is to examine online retention research in higher education over a 5-year span (January 2015-March 2019) to further advance research in higher education retention. Through an academic database search, 18 articles were collected from EBSCOhost, Google Scholar, and Research Gate using combinations of the keywords"…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Online Courses, College Students, Literature Reviews
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Bosch, Chancey; Ellis, Trevor – Journal of Global Education and Research, 2021
Technology-enhanced learning continues to provide opportunities for increased interventions in educational programing. For teacher education programs, novelty pales in comparison to providing meaningful instruction and enduring outcomes. The use of avatars has provided integration of research evidence that increases intended behaviors; however,…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Self Efficacy, Technology Integration
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Davis, Ernest Kof; Seah, Wee Tiong; Howard, Nathaniel; Wilmot, Eric Magnus – Journal of Global Education and Research, 2021
Valuing constitutes an important aspect of mathematics pedagogy and hence student learning outcomes. This study surveyed 416 students from Cape Coast, Ghana to explore what senior high school students in this country in West Africa valued in their study of mathematics. The data collected were analyzed using principal component analysis. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Secondary School Mathematics, High School Students
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Landertinger, Laura; Tessaro, Danielle; Restoule, Jean-Paul – Journal of Global Education and Research, 2021
This paper discusses the findings of a research study that gathered and analyzed recruitment and retention strategies employed by 50 teacher education programs (TEPs) in Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Australia to increase the number of Indigenous teachers. It discusses several recruitment and retention strategies that were found to…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power, Indigenous Populations
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Wood, Carla; Schatschneider, Christopher – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2021
The aims of the current project were to: (a) describe lexical diversity, morphologically complex word use (MCW), and writing quality ratings of 5th-grade students with diverse language backgrounds and (b) to examine the relationship between analytical components and writing quality ratings with performance on measures of language and literacy…
Descriptors: Writing Tests, Writing Achievement, Language Skills, Grade 5
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Jozwik, Sara L.; Freeman-Green, Shaqwana; Kaczorowski, Tara L.; Douglas, Karen H. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2021
In this study, researchers evaluated the effects of peer-assisted multimedia vocabulary instruction, which was designed to address the goal of building knowledge of discipline-specific definitions of language arts terminology for six ninth-grade English Language Learners (ELLs) with or at-risk for learning disabilities. To evaluate the effects of…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Vocabulary Development, Intervention, English Language Learners
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Emmel, Nick – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2021
In this paper, I elaborate a realist post-disciplinary methodology. Its starting point are disciplines. Some features of disciplines are well understood. But the implications of their irreducibility to mechanical procedure is rarely acknowledged. Building on this observation this paper proceeds through investigating transdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Realism, Research Methodology, Intellectual Disciplines, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Ralston, Kevin; Gorton, Victoria; MacInnes, John; Gayle, Vernon; Crow, Graham – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2021
One of the most commonly identified obstacles in the learning-teaching of quantitative material is statistics anxiety. Of the factors analysed in relation to statistics anxiety, age and gender have received a substantial proportion of the research focus. Yet there is limited work that systematically examines the possibility of an…
Descriptors: Statistics, Anxiety, Negative Attitudes, Mathematics Skills
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O'Leary, Noreen; Salmon, Nancy; Clifford, Amanda M. – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2021
Theoretical frameworks add depth to research and increase the transferability of findings. Unfortunately, theory application within interprofessional research is often ad hoc, superficial and poorly reported. Consequently, there are limited examples for researchers in the field to draw on when selecting and applying theory. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Educational Research, Case Studies, Ethnography
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Park, Yoosung; Tsuchiya, Takahiro – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2021
While many studies examine tools and techniques to improve survey response rates, it remains unclear as to which are effective, and response rates continue to decline. In this study, we examine the effect of four variables expected to influence mail survey response rates: (1) the use of semi-transparent envelopes versus ordinary paper envelopes…
Descriptors: Mail Surveys, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Design, Paper (Material)
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Bouclaous, Carmel H.; Alrazim, Ayman; Chababi, James; Jamaleddine, Wassim; Nassar, Elma; Maalouf, Anthony; Dakour Aridy, Sara; Naccache, Mahmoud; Abboud, Donna Maria; Assi, Maria; Slika, Maysaa – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2021
This study assessed the association between sources of sexuality education, sexual beliefs and behaviour among Lebanese youth. 451 unmarried students at a private university, mean age 20.25 (±1.41) years, participated in the study. Main sources of information were teachers, mothers, internet and friends. Respondents wished for increased…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Attitudes, Sex Education, Foreign Countries
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Mulholland, Monique; Robinson, Kerry; Fisher, Christopher; Pallotta-Chiarolli, Maria – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2021
Parent-child communication about gender and sexuality has received increasing attention since the late 1990s, in response to growing awareness that open dialogue plays a vital role in sex and relationships education, and improving sexual health outcomes for families and young people. However, the insights gained from this literature have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Parent Child Relationship, Land Settlement
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Llewellyn, Anna; Reynolds, Katie – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2021
Many schools are taking action to become inclusive of gender and sexual diversity, however, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer teachers (LGBTQ) continue to exist at the margins of both schools and research. This study reports on interviews with a group of self-identifying LGB teachers in England. Subsequent thematic analysis examined…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Li, Yingying; Han, Ye – Language Teaching, 2021
In her position article, Lee (2019) compellingly argues for focused written corrective feedback (FWCF) and offers clear guidelines for teachers to shift their feedback approach. As English language teaching practitioners in Chinese universities, we share Lee's view against any unthinking adherence to comprehensive written corrective feedback…
Descriptors: Error Correction, Feedback (Response), Guidelines, Foreign Countries
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McLellan, Gerry – Language Teaching, 2021
In her article, Icy Lee (2019, pp. 524-536) discusses the differences between comprehensive written corrective feedback (CWCF) and focused written corrective feedback (FWCF). She argues that teachers should concentrate more on focused feedback, and highlight and correct only a few grammar errors or issues with organisation, for example, instead of…
Descriptors: Written Language, Feedback (Response), Teaching Methods, Error Correction
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