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Üzüm, Burhan; Pesen, Ata – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study was conducted to demonstrate the effect of the layered curriculum on the academic achievement of the 9th grade students in English lesson. Based on quantitative research method, pretest-posttest matched with control group pattern, one of the quasi-experimental designs, was used in the study. The study group consisted of 67 ninth grade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 9, Student Centered Learning
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Kasim, Usman; Muslem, Asnawi; Mustafa, Faisal – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Students of social and natural sciences are expected to achieve different learning outcomes because they employ different language learning strategies and are exposed to different vocabulary. This research was aimed at finding evidence from empirical data to determine whether the differences in learning outcomes are statistically significant. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency
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Tindal, Gerald; Anderson, Daniel – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2019
With the shift from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) to Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), accountability models are being changed. Given the past 15 years of reporting on student subgroups and 10 years using various growth models, accountability systems can now be better informed. In this study, we analyze identification and services of students with…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Accountability, Growth Models, Special Education
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Cappella, Elise; Schwartz, Kate; Hill, Jennifer; Kim, Ha Yeon; Seidman, Edward – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
This study evaluates the effect of attending a U.S. public middle or junior high school as compared with a K-8 school on eighth graders' academic and psychosocial outcomes. In a national sample, we conducted propensity score weighted regression analysis. Initial findings indicated that for eighth-grade students, attending a middle or junior high…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 8, Academic Achievement, Competence
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Duchesne, Stéphane; Larose, Simon; Feng, Bei – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
The aim of this longitudinal study was to examine seeking help from teachers as a mechanism mediating the relationship between achievement goals adopted by students early in the school year and their degree of behavioral and cognitive engagement in academic work almost 2 years later. A sample of 456 French Canadian students (215 boys; 240 girls;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Learner Engagement
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Betancur, Laura; Rottman, Benjamin Margolin; Votruba-Drzal, Elizabeth; Schunn, Christian – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Small differences in course sequencing may have broad effects on undergraduate science learning. In the current research, we developed an analytical approach for assessing questions about course sequencing using educational data sets, and we applied it to questions about the Psychology major. This study examined the relationships between student…
Descriptors: Psychology, College Curriculum, Academic Achievement, Grades (Scholastic)
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Zorza, Juan P.; Marino, Julián; Acosta Mesas, Alberto – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
In this study, we explored the predictive role of behavioral measures of Executive Functions (EFs) and a self-report measure of Effortful Control (EC) on the academic performance of early adolescents. We also analyzed the mediating role of self-reported empathy and social behavior rated by peers (i.e., prosocial behavior and social preference) and…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Executive Function, Measurement Techniques, Social Behavior
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Schneider, Sascha; Häßler, Alexandra; Habermeyer, Tanja; Beege, Maik; Rey, Günter Daniel – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
The inclusion of human-like shapes like arms or faces in rather abstract pictures triggers the tendency of anthropomorphism, which is defined as the attribution of human characteristics to nonhuman objects. Anthropomorphism-triggering features in digital learning materials were found to enhance the performance of students. However, the probability…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Prior Learning, Age Differences, Cognitive Processes
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Roseth, Cary J.; Lee, You-kyung; Saltarelli, William A. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Jigsaw is a peer learning procedure based on the assumption that making "children treat each other as resources" (Aronson & Patnoe, 2011, p. 8) stimulates cooperation among equals. Using a short-term, longitudinal experimental design in 14 sections of an undergraduate human anatomy laboratory, we contrasted this perspective with the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Peer Teaching, Social Psychology, Interpersonal Competence
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Collie, Rebecca J.; Martin, Andrew J.; Nassar, Natasha; Roberts, Christine L. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Relatively little attention has been given to understanding different social and emotional behavior (SEB) profiles among students and their links to important educational outcomes. We applied latent profile analysis to identify SEB profiles among kindergarten students based on five SEBs: cooperative, socially responsible, helpful, anxious, and…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Profiles, Student Behavior, Social Behavior
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Luthans, Kyle W.; Luthans, Brett C.; Chaffin, T. Daniel – Journal of Management Education, 2019
Recent popular and academic attention is being given to the role that grit plays in important student outcomes. While gritty individuals are more likely to engage in deliberate practice and maintain commitment in the face of setbacks, what remains unclear are the cognitive processes linking grit and academic performance. Identifying the cognitive…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Academic Achievement, Psychological Patterns, Grade Point Average
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Karimi, Parvin; Lotfi, Ahmad Reza; Biria, Reza – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The present study sought to investigate the effectiveness of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in enhancing Iranian aviation students' attitude and motivation in dealing with the highly specialized features of aviation English. To this end, 40 pilots studying at Mahan air in Tehran were randomly placed in the experimental (n = 20)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aviation Education, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Al-Hattami, Abdulghani Ali – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
One of the most effective ways for teachers to ensure that their students have obtained the specified learning outcomes is to provide them with constructive feedback. If students are not given the optimal feedback and are not asked to re-do the work, teachers will not know whether the educational goals have been met. This study aimed to…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), College Students
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Garcia, Alejandro; Abrego, Jesus; Jauregui, John – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Technology continues to be a driving force for change in instructional practices. Principals have transitioned from managers to instructional leaders that support innovative technology practices. This study sampled 30 elementary school principals' technology usage from two school districts and focused on discovering the hardware and software used…
Descriptors: Principals, Management Systems, Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Schools
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Herdem, Dilek Özçelik – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study aims to examine the differences in the perception of self-leadership of the students studying in the department of fine arts and in the0 other departments of the faculty of education. In the study, survey method was used as data collection method. The sample of the research consisted of 604 students. SPSS and AMOS software programs were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Self Motivation, Academic Achievement
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