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Yagci, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The aim of this study was to develop a scale which can be used to measure the computational thinking skills (CTS) of high school students. Validity and reliability testing of the scale was performed with the participation of 785 students. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis showed that the five-point Likert scale had a construct…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Computation, High School Students, Test Construction
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Elhay, Amir Abd; Hershkovitz, Arnon – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Communication between students and teachers is usually extended beyond the classroom's time and space. This communication, referred to as out-of-class communication (OCC), may impact students' academic, social, and emotional development. Today, OCC is facilitated via social media and instant messaging services, which may affect its nature. This…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Computer Software, Classroom Environment, Social Media
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Edwards, Thomas G.; Chelst, Kenneth R. – Mathematics Teacher, 2019
While tutoring his granddaughter in second-year algebra recently, the second author lamented that every textbook he could find expresses the quadratic formula as probably the most common form of the formula. What troubled him is that this form hides the meaning of the various components of the equation. Indeed, the meaning was obscured by the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Formulas, Algebra, Teaching Methods
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Ozturk, Oznur – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Some prospective students placed by the Assessment, Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) to associate and undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Open Education of Anadolu University enroll in these programs, while others do not. A decision to enroll may be affected by the following variables: the prospective student's gender, educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Bound Students, Gender Differences, Educational Attainment
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Xu, Tianxi; Stancliffe, Roger J. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2019
Background: Very few studies have evaluated the performance of transition to work (TTW) service providers after the TTW program was implemented in New South Wales, Australia since 2005. This paper examines employment outcomes achieved by 35 TTW service providers in Sydney. Method: Descriptive statistics and chi-square were used to analyse the TTW…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Program Effectiveness, Performance, Employment Level
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Thompson, Gene; Woodman, Karen – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This study explored the foreign language teaching efficacy beliefs of Japanese high school English teachers. The study provides a teacher efficacy scale designed for the Japanese context, which could also be used or adapted for similar contexts in the wider East Asian area. Data were drawn from an online survey of 141 participants. Exploratory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Language Teachers
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Çetinkaya, Erkan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate the chronical effects of static flexibility exercises on some biomotoric and physiological parameters in the students studying in sports high schools. A total of 130 high school students, 50 of whom were female and 80 of whom were male, who were studying at Incirliova Sports High School between 9th and 12th…
Descriptors: Exercise Physiology, High School Students, Training, Program Effectiveness
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Abdollahi, Abbas; Hosseinian, Simin; Panahipour, Hannaneh; Najafi, Mahmoud; Soheili, Fariba – School Psychology International, 2019
Happiness plays a key role in influencing adolescent performance in a variety of contexts. The present study was designed to investigate the relationships between perfectionism, emotional intelligence, and happiness and to test the moderating role of emotional intelligence in the relationship between perfectionism and happiness among Malaysian…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Patterns, Personality Traits, High School Students
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Meguro, Yoichi – Language Teaching Research, 2019
The present study investigates whether textual enhancement had any effects on grammar learning (tag questions) and reading comprehension, and whether the types of tag question contributed to the benefits of textual enhancement. The study employed a pretest--posttest design with three treatment sessions. The target forms were English tag questions,…
Descriptors: Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, Multiple Choice Tests
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Duan, Wenjie; Xie, Dan – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
The Flourishing Scale (FS) is a brief eight-item inventory used to measure psychological well-being. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the FS in a sample of 766 Chinese adolescents. The paper-and-pencil method was adopted. Confirmatory factor analysis was conducted to examine the factor structure of the FS items. Expanded…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Well Being, Mental Health
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Leung, K. C. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Current research has shown that there is a separation of the competence and affect components of academic self-concept on the Self-Description Questionnaire (SDQ) II in Western culture. However, no studies have investigated the competence-affect separation for the Math and Verbal scales of the SDQ II in Chinese samples. The present study examines…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Self Concept Measures, Self Concept
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Çetin, Münevver; Halisdemir, Meral – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the school administrators and Generation Z's perspectives towards each other. The conflict between school administrators and the emerging generation has always been a hot-debate research topic, and it is undeniable that each generation with new defining characteristics make this subject to be worthwhile to…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Administrators, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Agirbas, Ozturk; Keyf, Erdil; Aggon, Eser; Ozan, Murat – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to determine the nutritional habits and nutritional knowledge levels of athletes competing in the boxing junior men category (15-16 years old). The sample of the study consists of athletes within the age group of 15-16 competing in the Turkish High School Junior Men's Boxing Championship. The nutrition level scale was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Males, Adolescents
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Sahin, Vedat; Ince, Ziya – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
Textbooks are one of the most used teaching materials for attaining educational goals in secondary education institutions. Textbooks still maintain their importance at the present time, when a lot of technological developments are taking place. It is important to evaluate textbooks, which also play an important part in geography education, from…
Descriptors: Grade 12, High School Students, Textbooks, Geography Instruction
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Komalasari, Kokom; Rahmat – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study seeks to develop and validate a model of living values-based interactive multimedia in Civic Education learning. A Research and Development approach was employed. Data were gathered through observations, interviews, document study, focus group discussions, and questionnaires. Data were analyzed by way of interactive models and a…
Descriptors: Civics, Values, Teaching Methods, Multimedia Instruction
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