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Donohue, Kerri; Buck, Gayle A.; Akerson, Valarie – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2020
The purpose for this self-study was to explore the theoretical and practical understandings of scientific inquiry inherent in our elementary teacher preparation program, specifically those of new instructors. Although scientific inquiry and inquiry-based learning are emphasized in our program, several new instructors, doctoral students hired to…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Theory Practice Relationship, Inquiry
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Follong, Berit M.; Prieto-Rodriguez, Elena; Miller, Andrew; Collins, Clare E.; Bucher, Tamara – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2020
Overweight and obesity prevalence in children has increased worldwide. One factor contributing to this rise is the increase in portion sizes, with individuals potentially having difficulties with portion size estimation. Portion size estimation could be improved with portion size education involving the mathematical concepts of volume and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Nutrition, Foreign Countries
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Lawrence, A. S. Arul; Saileella, K. – Online Submission, 2019
This survey study aims to find out the self-regulation of higher secondary students in relation to achievement in mathematics. A sample of 300 first year higher secondary students studying during the academic year 2018-19 was selected by using simple random sampling technique from Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu. Data were collected with the help…
Descriptors: Self Management, Secondary School Students, Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries
Koç, Kenan; Turan, Mehmet Behzat; Karaoglu, Baris; Tanrikulu, Alper – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this research is to examine the psychological performance levels of applicants, who prepared for sports tests in Police Vocational Education Centers in Kayseri. 427 applicants, who have been randomly selected, have voluntarily participated in the research. As data collection tools for the research, the Psychological performance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Psychological Patterns, Police
Gordon Wolf, Melissa; Nylund-Gibson, Karen; Dowdy, Erin; Furlong, Michael – Grantee Submission, 2019
This paper presents a framework for choosing between 4-and 6-point response options for use with online surveys. Using data that have both 4- and 6-point Likert-type items, we compare correlations, fit of factor analytic models, and several different reliability estimates as a way of identifying if there is empirical support for choosing a…
Descriptors: Likert Scales, Item Response Theory, Test Items, Goodness of Fit
Pelayo, Jose Maria G., III. – Online Submission, 2019
After a five (5) day observation period and successfully documenting the current dynamics of high students in the academic and social settings before the exposure to Mozart's music, the researcher continues with a twenty (20) day observation period of the same participants in their respective environments while exposed to Mozart's music. Before…
Descriptors: Classical Music, Social Development, Emotional Development, High School Students
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Cummins, Phyllis A.; Yamashita, Takashi; Millar, Roberto J.; Sahoo, Shalini – Grantee Submission, 2019
Automation and advanced technologies have increased the need for a better understanding of the skills necessary to have a globally competitive workforce. This study used data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies to compare problem solving skills in technology rich environments among adults in South Korea,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Employment Qualifications, Problem Solving
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Emrani, Fateme; Hooshmand, Mozhgan – Online Submission, 2019
This article reports the results of a study involving the Conversation Analysis (CA) of self-initiated self-repair structures in classroom conversations. The study aimed to cast light on self-initiated repairs practiced by advanced EFL learners. The data were collected in 2018. Forty proficient EFL students participated in the study. 72 hours of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Pillai, K. R.; Upadhyaya, Pallavi; Balachandran, Asha; Nidadavolu, Janaki – Higher Education for the Future, 2019
This article intends to propose an integrative framework to make learning versatile, comprehensive and more effective, giving due cognizance to the fact that students of the future may require more knowledge and skill sets to thrive in the evolving digital era. The study followed an interpretivist philosophy to accomplish its goal. As a conceptual…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Guidelines, Higher Education, Information Technology
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Elrod, Rachael; Haynes, Cliff; Cade, Shayne; Forrest, Allison; Loch, Tres; Schuckman, Greg – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Supervision is considered an integral function of managing student affairs personnel, yet there is a dearth of literature on this issue. Winston and Creamer (1997) stated that the role of supervision in management is to not only support the institution but also support the staff by encouraging improvements in both their personal and professional…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Supervision, Community Colleges, Student Personnel Services
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Brehm, Will – Ethnography and Education, 2019
Educational privatisation has received increasing scholarly attention in recent decades. In much of this work, educational privatisation is viewed as the outcomes of certain government policies or as the result of the influences of education businesses in school systems. This article presents a portrait of an educational entrepreneur in Cambodia…
Descriptors: Privatization, Educational History, Portraiture, Public Policy
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Lu, Jinjin – Ethnography and Education, 2019
Confucianism has had a profound influence on Chinese learners' academic achievements, moral education and education for citizenship. It is often suggested that the influence of Confucianism leads to educational success. Situating the Confucian ideology in a Western educational setting in so far as how those involved in teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Learning Experience, Academic Achievement, Ethical Instruction
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Ilten-Gee, Robyn – Ethnography and Education, 2019
This study is an exploratory analysis of the multimodal composition practices of adolescents and young adults in a free after-school drop-in programme called the Workshop, and the moral development opportunities afforded by these practices. Pasupathi and Wainryb's [(2010). "Developing Moral Agency Through Narrative." "Human…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Multiple Literacies, After School Programs, Workshops
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Chen, Li Ju – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
This research identified the potential special education transition development trajectories by tracing the priorities and hierarchical structure of published transition issues in special education. Social network analysis (SNA) of the 1900-2015 data from the Web of Science (WOS) database achieves a transition exploration flow by citation-based…
Descriptors: Special Education, Self Determination, Accountability, Social Networks
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Wienen, Albert W.; Batstra, Laura; Thoutenhoofd, Ernst; Bos, Elisabeth H.; de Jonge, Peter – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
The widely supported wish for more inclusive education places ever greater expectations on teachers' abilities to teach all children, including those with special needs and challenging behaviours. The present study aimed at the question whether teachers judge pupil behaviour more negatively if there are more children with difficult behaviour in…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Teacher Attitudes
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