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Dowker, Ann; Cheriton, Olivia; Horton, Rachel; Mark, Winifred – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2019
Most studies of children's attitudes to mathematics have dealt with children in second grade or later, and have suggested that attitudes deteriorate, and anxiety increases with age. The present study investigated attitudes to mathematics in 67 English and 49 Chinese children at the end of their first year of school. The participants were given…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Anxiety, Cross Cultural Studies, Pictorial Stimuli
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Lopez, Elaine – Language Teaching Research, 2019
Many explanations have been offered for the widely attested problems second language (L2) learners experience with the English article system. One influential proposal from formal linguistics is the Article Choice Parameter and associated Fluctuation Hypothesis, which states that learners of English fluctuate between correct and incorrect usage by…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Gil, Kook-Hee; Marsden, Heather; Whong, Melinda – Language Teaching Research, 2019
This article brings together an experimental study involving L2 knowledge of negation in English and an analysis of how English language textbooks treat negation, in order to consider whether textbook explanations of negation could better exploit linguistic insights into negation. We focus on the English negative polarity item any, whose…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Grammar, Role
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Kim, Terri; Ng, Wilson – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
This article critically interrogates East Asian academics' positional identities in UK universities, internationalisation and diversification against the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) and Critical Race Theory (CRT) framework. Contemporary UK policy promoting racial equality and diversity is often over-generalised, while the critical race…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Critical Theory, Race
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Ammigan, Ravichandran – Journal of International Students, 2019
This quantitative study investigates the role of satisfaction variables as predictors of institutional recommendation for over 45,000 international students at 96 different institutions globally. Using data from the International Student Barometer, it demonstrates which aspects of the university experience are most significant on students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Predictor Variables, Educational Experience
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Grasby, Katrina L.; Coventry, William L.; Byrne, Brian; Olson, Richard K. – Child Development, 2019
Socioeconomic status (SES) has been found to moderate the influence of genes and the environment on cognitive ability, such that genetic influence is greater when SES is higher, and the shared environment is greater when SES is lower, but not in all Western countries. The effects of both family and school SES on the heritability of literacy and…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Literacy, Numeracy, Foreign Countries
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Harwood, Nigel; Petric, Bojana – Journal of International Students, 2019
Drawing on a longitudinal case study of supervisees' and supervisors' experiences of master's dissertation supervision in a U.K. university, we identify prominent themes and use excerpts from our data to design pedagogic activities to use in workshops with staff and students focused on supervisory practice. The activities ask workshop attendees to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Masters Programs
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Ibrahim, Zana; Al-Hoorie, Ali H. – ELT Journal, 2019
Flow refers to a special experience of total absorption in one task. Sustained flow (also known as directed motivational currents) is the occurrence of flow in a series of tasks aimed at achieving a certain outcome (for example improving proficiency in a second language). In this article, we investigate "shared, sustained flow"--which…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Learning, Cooperative Learning, Teacher Attitudes
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Bosmans, Daniel; Young, Emma; McLoughlin, Rachael – Athens Journal of Education, 2019
The study evaluates a peer-assisted learning (PAL) scheme as an effective strategy in alleviating levels of negative emotions and, in the process, contributes to explorations of affect in first-year students in an HE in FE environment, with a particular focus on anxiety and related emotions. Various types of anxieties are defined in the context of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Psychological Patterns, Peer Teaching, Anxiety
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Salinger, Rachel – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
Mental health influences several major life outcomes. School-based treatment for mental health issues is the most effective intervention to support individuals with these problems. However, treatment availability and perceptions of mental health vary widely by country and their effects on the delivery and effectiveness of school-based mental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health, School Health Services, Cultural Differences
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Snelson, Edward; Hoskin, Julie – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Despite a long-standing declaration of educational need in the area of paediatrics in primary care, there is little in the way of strategy for delivering high-quality learning relevant to the specific needs of the primary care team. This article seeks to explore various models for delivering primary care centred paediatric education to…
Descriptors: Pediatrics, Primary Health Care, Educational Needs, Referral
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Medland, Emma – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
The quality assurance 'regime' that spans the higher education sector internationally is underpinned by a number of unchallenged assumptions. Nowhere is this more apparent than within the external examiner system in the UK, an instrument for the professional self-regulation of higher education. One such assumption is that external examiners are…
Descriptors: Assessment Literacy, Examiners, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Morley, David; Van Rossum, Thomas; Richardson, David; Foweather, Lawrence – European Physical Education Review, 2019
A child's early school years provide a crucial platform for them to develop fundamental movement skills (FMS), yet it has been acknowledged that there is a shortage of suitable FMS assessment tools for teachers to use within schools. To begin to address this shortfall, the purpose of this study was to elicit expert recommendations for the design…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Psychomotor Skills, Elementary School Teachers, Student Evaluation
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Almeida, Joana; Robson, Sue; Morosini, Marilia; Baranzeli, Caroline – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
Internationalization at Home (IaH) has become a strategic priority in higher education research, policy and practice, although there is still a lack of conceptual clarity around its meaning and practical applications and implications. This paper aims to shed empirical insight into how this concept is understood by higher education staff. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Educational Practices
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Morrice, Linda – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
Educational institutions across the Western world, from schools through to universities, are increasingly being drawn into highly ideological spaces of immigration control, integration and securitisation. This paper outlines the complex contours of this 'education-migration nexus' and contributes to the critique of the way that education is…
Descriptors: Migrants, Migration, Social Integration, Role of Education
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