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Janssen, Caressa; Segers, Eliane; McQueen, James M.; Verhoeven, Ludo – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: The present study compared effects of explicit instruction on and practice with the phonological form of words (form-focused instruction) versus explicit instruction on and practice with the meaning of words (meaning-focused instruction). Instruction was given via interactive storybook reading in the kindergarten classroom of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Phonological Awareness, Semantics, Vocabulary Development
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Renkema, Erik; Mulder, André; Barnard, Marcel – Religious Education, 2019
In this article, the authors reflect on the results of their previous research at cooperation schools in the Netherlands, where students and teachers from nonaffiliated and Christian backgrounds come together. Dewey's perspective on educating democratic values is combined with empirical results of this research, answering the question what Dewey's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Educational Philosophy, Democratic Values
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Karkdijk, Jan; van der Schee, Joop A.; Admiraal, Wilfried F. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2019
Geographical relational thinking is an important part of geographical thinking. This descriptive research was conducted to seek evidence on students' ability to establish geographical relationships which could help teachers to foster their geographical relational thinking. Sixty-nine small student groups from six secondary schools in the…
Descriptors: Geography, Spatial Ability, Secondary School Students, Problem Solving
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Mey, Erik; van Hoven, Bettina – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
Participatory research actively engages participants in some or all stages of the research process -- from deciding on scope and problem statement to actively collecting data to disseminating results and effecting change. Considering the shifting roles of participants and researchers in participatory ageing research, to the academic, participatory…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Participatory Research, Researchers, Aging (Individuals)
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Inge, Zweers; Bijstra, Jan O.; de Castro, Bram Orobio; Tick, Nouchka T.; van de Schoot, Rens A. G. J. – School Psychology Review, 2019
This study examined which factors were related to placement choices for inclusive regular education or exclusive special education for Dutch students with social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties (SEBD). Students aged 6-11 in three subgroups participated: 45 included and 17 excluded students with SEBD (i.e., educated in regular education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Hopman, Juliette A. B.; Tick, Nouchka T.; van der Ende, Jan; Wubbels, Theo; Verhulst, Frank C.; Maras, Athanasios; Breeman, Linda D.; van Lier, Pol A. C. – School Psychology Review, 2019
Students exhibiting challenging externalizing behaviors may benefit from supportive interactions with teachers. However, if students show high levels of externalizing behaviors, this may negatively impact on student-teacher interactions, and vice versa. We therefore examined bidirectional developmental links between student-teacher interactions…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Special Education, Interaction, Foreign Countries
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Witschge, Jacqueline; Rözer, Jesper; van de Werfhorst, Herman G. – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
In addition to increasing cognitive skills and preparing students for the labour market, one of the core tasks of education is to prepare citizens for participation in democracy. Considering the ideal of democratic equality, it is important to know the degree to which civic outcomes of education are distributed equally. One feature of the…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Citizen Participation, Democracy, Outcomes of Education
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Groot, B. C.; Vink, M.; Haveman, A.; Huberts, M.; Schout, G.; Abma, T. A. – Educational Action Research, 2019
In the field of participatory health research (PHR) and related action research paradigms, limitations of standard ethical codes and institutional review processes have been identified. PHR is highly situational and relational, part of a hierarchical health care context and therefore ethics of care has been suggested as a helpful theoretical…
Descriptors: Ethics, Participatory Research, Cooperation, Researchers
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Bosma, Evelyn; Blom, Elma; Hoekstra, Eric; Versloot, Arjen – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
This longitudinal study investigated to what extent the acquisition of cognates among bilingual children depends on the degree of cross-language similarity and intensity of exposure to the tested language, and whether children's sensitivity to cognates with different degrees of cross-language similarity changes over time. For three consecutive…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Indo European Languages, Contrastive Linguistics, Second Language Learning
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Hamers, Pauline C. M.; Ool, Jans S.; Festen, Dederieke A. M.; Hendriksen, Jos G. M.; Bindels, Patrick J. E.; Hermans, Heidi – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Reliable and valid screening instruments for depression and anxiety are needed for adults with intellectual disabilities. Methods: Internal consistency (n = 198), inter-rater reliability (n = 41), test-retest reliability (n = 37) and criterion validity (n = 43) were studied in adults aged between 18 and 49 years. Internal consistency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Screening Tests
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Olivier-Pijpers, Vanessa C.; Cramm, Jane M.; Nieboer, Anna P. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: We examined the influence of the organizational environment on challenging behaviour in people with intellectual disabilities to increase understanding of the quality of support services for people with intellectual disabilities. Method: Twenty-one professionals and managers from four specialized Dutch disability service organizations…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Behavior Problems, Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries
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Fukkink, Ruben; Jilink, Lisanne; Op den Kelder, Rosanne; Zeijlmans, Kirti; Bollen, Iris; Koopman, Letty – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Significant attention has been paid in the international literature to the effect of in-service training on the interaction skills of teachers in early childhood education and care. The growth of pre-service teachers during teacher education has received relatively little attention to date, however. In a mixed-methods longitudinal study, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Interpersonal Competence, Preservice Teacher Education
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Uiterwijk-Luijk, Lisette; Krüger, Meta; Volman, Monique – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Inquiry-based working contributes to teacher professionalization and educational improvements. This article presents the key findings of a qualitative case study carried out in three primary schools in the Netherlands. That study focused on the inquiry-based working of school boards, school leaders and teachers, with the goal of better…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Boards of Education, Educational Improvement
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Schreurs, Bieke; Van den Beemt, Antoine; Moolenaar, Nienke; De Laat, Maarten – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the extent professionals from the vocational sector are networked individuals. The authors explore how professionals use their personal networks to engage in a wide variety of learning activities and examine what social mechanisms influence professionals' agency to form personal informal learning networks.…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Workplace Learning, Social Networks, Learning Activities
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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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