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Lane, Rod; Bourke, Terri – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2019
There are more than 700 articles exploring assessment in geography education. However, these papers vary in the degree to which recommendations and conclusions are based on research evidence. Globally, evidence-based practice is being prioritised, making it essential to understand exactly what the empirical research around this topic is saying. A…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Evidence Based Practice, Geography, Student Evaluation
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Aubert, Adriana; Álvarez, Pilar; Girbés-Peco, Sandra; Molina, Silvia – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Feudal structures and power relationships that Spanish universities inherited from Franco's dictatorship have damaged the quality of educational research. However, the emergence of initiatives aimed to address these limitations have been identified. In this article, we analyze the impact of the Multidisciplinary International Conference on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Power Structure, Educational Research, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Woodley, Sarah K.; Freeman, Peter E.; Ricketts, Tiffany D. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
To better prepare physiology students for 21st century careers, we incorporated classroom-based undergraduate research experiences and service learning/community-engaged learning (SLCE) into a college-level physiology laboratory course. The interventions were incorporated over 4 yr and assessed using validated surveys of student-reported learning…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Community Involvement, Undergraduate Study, Undergraduate Students
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Campbell, David E. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2019
Historically there has been a relative dearth of social science research into civic education--even in political science, a discipline that had civic education as one of its founding objectives. This is partly due to the mistaken impression that civics instruction has no effect on civic and political participation, a conclusion that was once…
Descriptors: Civics, Social Science Research, Educational Research, Citizen Participation
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Mottaghi, Nazanin Rezazadeh; Talkhabi, Mahmoud – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
This study compares the national curriculum of Iran and the UK to find out how the educational system in developing countries such as Iran can be improved. Because of implementing thinking skills and cognitive education, the educational system in the UK benefits from a high-quality standard. The science of mind, brain, education introduces some…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Thinking Skills
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Bodensiek, Oliver; Sonntag, Dörte; Wendorff, Nils; Albuquerque, Georgia; Magnor, Marcus – Physics Teacher, 2019
Since the emergence of augmented reality (AR), it has been a constant subject of educational research, as it can improve conceptual understanding and generally promote learning. In addition, a motivational effect and improved interaction and collaboration through AR were observed. Recently, AR technologies have taken a major leap forward in…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Measurement, Visualization
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Lemke, Melinda – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2019
Little research explores factors shaping those policies and actors involved in state-level sex and labor trafficking prevention. This study examined the organizational, political, and normative dynamics that influenced implementation of Texas House Bill 1272 (HB 1272, 2013), which included educators in trafficking prevention. Part of a larger…
Descriptors: Crime, Sexual Abuse, Victims of Crime, State Policy
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Tirosh, Dina; Tsamir, Pessia; Levenson, Esther S.; Barkai, Ruthi – Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 2019
This paper raises the possibility of enhancing prospective and practicing teachers' awareness of example use in classrooms by using theories to analyze an authentic case. The study was carried out in the context of a university course where participants analyzed an excerpt from a tenth-grade geometry class. A qualitative analysis of participants'…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Beckers, Danny – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2019
In 1968, Hans Freudenthal launched the journal "Educational Studies in Mathematics." This paper describes the events leading to the foundation of this journal. It turns out that his wife, Suus Freudenthal, deserves more credit for her husband's interest and achievements in mathematics education. The couple was interested in education…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Mathematics Education, Educational History, Periodicals
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Lee, Daeyeoul; Watson, Sunnie Lee; Watson, William R. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Despite arguments about the importance of self-regulated learning (SRL) in massive open online courses (MOOCs) (Terras & Ramsay, 2015), understanding of the topic is limited. This study offers a systematic review of empirical research on SRL in MOOCs. It revealed that the body of literature on SRL in MOOCs has grown from 2014 to 2016. The…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Online Courses, Educational Research, Student Motivation
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Smith, Kendal N.; Makel, Matthew C. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
In response to concerns about the credibility of many published research findings, open science reforms such as preregistration, data sharing, and alternative forms of publication are being increasingly adopted across scientific communities. Although journals on giftedness and advanced academic research have already implemented several of these…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Scientific Research, Educational Research, Gifted Education
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McLean, Robert K. D.; Sen, Kunal – Research Evaluation, 2019
High-quality, use-oriented, and well-communicated research can improve social outcomes in low- and middle-income countries and, by doing so, accelerate development progress. We provide a meta-analysis of research supported by Canada's International Development Research Centre. We use a large and unique data set that comprises 170 research studies…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Meta Analysis, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
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Seah, Wee Tiong; Wong, Ngai-Ying – Online Submission, 2019
This paper discusses some of the recurrent issues which the authors have noticed in educational research. These might be concerned with the nature of social science research, such as its representation of the reality of student learning, the role for replication studies, and the tolerance for disagreements. There are also issues related to the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Problems, Mixed Methods Research, Qualitative Research
Mertler, Craig A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"The Wiley Handbook of Action Research in Education" is the first book to offer theoretical, conceptual, and applied/practical presentations of action research as it is found and conducted solely in educational settings. Covering primarily PK-12 educational settings, the book utilizes a cross-section of international authors and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Research, Higher Education
Zein, Subhan, Ed.; Garton, Sue, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2019
Language teacher education is widely identified as one of the most important areas that needs addressing in order to improve early language instruction, yet research into teacher education for early language teachers remains relatively sparse. This volume responds to this gap by compiling studies with diverse methodological tenets from a wide…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Second Language Learning, Teacher Education, Educational Research
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