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Dubbeld, Anneke; Hoog, Natascha de; den Brok, Perry; de Laat, Maarten – European Education, 2019
This study focuses on teachers' general and diversity-related burnout in relation to teachers' attitudes toward multiculturalism. Results are based on the responses of 120 teachers working at five different urban, ethnically diverse junior vocational high schools in the Netherlands. Analyses indicated that teachers with assimilative attitudes…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Diversity, Teacher Burnout, Urban Schools
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van Maastricht, Lieke; Krahmer, Emiel; Swerts, Marc; Prieto, Pilar – Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 2019
This study examines the acquisition process of speech rhythm in Dutch learners of Spanish (DLS) and Spanish learners of Dutch (SLD) at different proficiency levels to determine whether learning direction affects the success of rhythm acquisition in a foreign language (L2). Analyses of lengthening effects showed that the two learner groups followed…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Spanish, Language Rhythm
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Thurlings, Marieke; Koopman, Maaike; den Brok, Perry; Pepin, Birgit – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2019
In this study, the variety in quality of instruction in fraction lessons at Grade 5 in Dutch primary schools was investigated. Twenty-four teachers participated in the study. To examine the quality of instruction of fraction lessons, Hill's mathematical quality of instruction framework and general pedagogical instruction strategies (seen to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Fractions, Instructional Materials, Grade 5
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Van de Guchte, Marrit; Rijlaarsdam, Gert; Braaksma, Martine; Bimmel, Peter – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The present experimental study examined whether a different focus during a pre-task planning observation task affects learners' subsequent oral task performance. Forty-eight ninth-grade students learning German as a foreign language were randomly assigned to two different planning conditions: video observations with a focus on language (FonL) and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Oral Language, Grammar
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Cense, Marianne – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
The complexity of young people's strategic negotiation of sexual agency constitutes a challenge for professionals working in the area of sexuality education. This paper explores how comprehensive sexuality education can support young people to develop sexual agency in all its forms: embodied, bonded, narrative and moral. A first step is to base…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Identification (Psychology), Social Influences
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Vanwesenbeeck, Ine; Flink, Ilse; van Reeuwijk, Miranda; Westeneng, Judith – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Recently in "Sex Education" authors have raised concern with regards to Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in resource-poor countries as part of Western European development aid policy. It has been argued that the agency-focused and rights-based nature of 'northern' sexuality education puts too much responsibility on young people's…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Foreign Countries, Sexuality, International Cooperation
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Cense, Marianne – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Sexual health policies explicitly aim to encourage young people to take responsibility for their sexuality to prevent adverse outcomes such as unintended pregnancies, STIs and sexual assault. In Europe and North America, 'choice' has become a central concept in sexual and reproductive health policy making. However, the concept of choice is not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Personal Autonomy, Youth
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Brokamp, Saskia K.; Houtveen, Antonia A. M.; van de Grift, Willem J. C. M. – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The relationship among students' reading performance, their behavior (task-focused behavior, emotional stability, and compliant behavior) in the classroom, and the teacher's skills was investigated in 66 third-grade classrooms. Results from this study showed the students' reading performance and their behavior in the classroom are all…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Time on Task, Emotional Response, Compliance (Psychology)
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Leenknecht, Martijn; Hompus, Priscilla; van der Schaaf, Marieke – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
To make sure that feedback fulfils its aspirations, students' active role in feedback should be acknowledged in higher education: It is students' uptake of feedback that determines its effectiveness. In this study, feedback seeking behaviour of students is introduced in order to enrich our knowledge about students' active role in feedback. Goal…
Descriptors: College Students, Help Seeking, Feedback (Response), Goal Orientation
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Katsara, Ourania; De Witte, Kristof – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This article discusses the teachers' role in self-directed learning (SDL) -- a central concept in adult education. We explore the use of Socratic questioning to develop critical thinking, which is the outcome of SDL in problem-based learning (PBL). In particular, we analyse 11 adult learners' reflective journals in relation to a Socratic seminar.…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Adult Learning, Independent Study
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Elshof, Toke – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
Religious education (RE) in secondary schools in the Netherlands is challenged to redefine the educational aims. Concerning this debate, the preference for a cognitive approach is remarkably dominant, not only among scholars but among RE teachers as well. This appeal for a cognitive turn is based upon two hypotheses: first on the presumption of…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Secondary Education, Catholics, Foreign Countries
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Bakker, Cok; ter Avest, Ina – Transformation in Higher Education, 2019
Background: In the Netherlands, most of the academic curricula for teacher training in religious education (RE) focus on shortfalls of students, like a lack of knowledge about the plurality of worldviews and the diversity in interpretations of the Christian tradition. In our research project, the focus is not on the students, but on the university…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Foreign Countries, World Views
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Renkema, Erik; Mulder, André; Barnard, Marcel – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
This article presents the results of a single case study from a cooperation school in the Netherlands. A cooperation school is the result of a merger between a public and a denominational school. Pupils from secular and religious backgrounds meet in the classroom. This religious diversity in this school is explored by an empirical research study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Parochial Schools, Religious Education
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Franken, Leni; Vermeer, Paul – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
This article reflects on the place of RE in a pillarised education context, taking into account the fact of religious diversity and pluralisation among the school population on the one hand, and the freedom of religion and education of faith-based schools on the other. Particular attention will be given to Belgium and the Netherlands, which do not…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Cultural Pluralism
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Vaheoja, Monika; Verhelst, N. D.; Eggen, T.J.H.M. – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
In this article, the authors applied profile analysis to Maths exam data to demonstrate how different exam forms, differing in difficulty and length, can be reported and easily interpreted. The results were presented for different groups of participants and for different institutions in different Maths domains by evaluating the balance. Some…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Scores
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