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Mostafa, Tarek; Pál, Judit – OECD Publishing, 2018
In 2015, for the first time in its history, PISA (the Programme for International Student Assessment) asked teachers to describe the various aspects of their working environment and teaching practices. This paper examines how teacher, student, and school characteristics are related to science teachers' satisfaction in 19 PISA-participating…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Evidence, Teacher Surveys
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Gleeson, Jim; O'Gorman, John; O'Neill, Maureen – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This paper reports on the opinions of teachers in Queensland Catholic schools regarding the identity, purposes and characteristics of Catholic schools. It draws on survey data from 2287 teachers in Catholic schools as well as semi-structured interviews with 20 teachers. Respondents were asked about their reasons for working in Catholic Education…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Religious Education, Educational Environment
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Calder, Samuel D; Claessen, Mary; Leitão, Suze – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2018
Children with Developmental Language Disorder are likely to experience difficulties with morphosyntax, especially regular past tense marking. Few studies have evaluated the effectiveness of intervention to improve morphosyntax in young school-aged children with DLD. This study investigated the efficacy of combined explicit and implicit…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Language Impairments, Morphology (Languages), Syntax
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Melton, James; Miller, Robert; Salmona, Michelle – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2018
Technical and professional communication instruction is well suited to helping students develop digital literacy but must be informed by research regarding how students are using specific social media platforms, particularly the propensity to post content that could damage their career capital. This study examined this question for students in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Undergraduate Students, Social Media
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Serry, Tanya; Oates, Jennifer; Ennals, Priscilla; Venville, Annie; Williams, Anne; Fossey, Ellie; Steel, Gillian – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
This study explored the experiences of university students who identified as always having had reading difficulties. Thirty-three participants, all from one Australian university, were surveyed and 10 were also interviewed. Findings revealed that many shared academic challenges related to studying, along with a belief that their difficulties were…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Surveys, Interviews, Barriers
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Lim, Lisa; Arciuli, Joanne; Munro, Natalie – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
This exploratory study compares the shared book reading behaviours of five school aged children with DS (aged 11 years 6 months to 15 years 6 months) before and after participation in an intervention which included selected components of the MultiLit Reading Tutor Program. The program was delivered 1:1 to participants each week over a 12 week…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Down Syndrome, Reading Programs, Tutoring
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Carson, Karyn; Bayetto, Anne – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between early childhood (EC) and early years' primary school (EYPS) teachers' phonological awareness (PA) assessment practices, self-reported PA knowledge and actual PA knowledge. Method: A survey design was employed whereby 102 registered Australian EC and EYPS teachers responded to questions regarding PA…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Phonological Awareness, Evaluation Methods
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Bannister-Tyrrell, Michelle L.; Mavropoulou, Sofia; Jones, Marguerite; Bailey, Jeffrey; O'Donnell-Ostini, Anne; Dorji, Rinchen – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This research study surveyed 100 undergraduate teacher education students in a regional university in Australia, explored self-reported perceptions of their knowledge about students with exceptional needs, and their competence to be effective educators of these students in an inclusive classroom. Additionally, we included a measure of general…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Disabilities
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Scarparolo, Gemma E.; Hammond, Lorraine S. – Professional Development in Education, 2018
Research over the last 15 years has reported that for professional development to be effective, in terms of changing teachers' knowledge and/or instructional strategies, it needs to be conducted taking into consideration the following factors: teachers' existing knowledge, experience and attitudes towards the professional development, school…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Teacher Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Goddard, Corrina; Evans, David – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Teachers are responsible for meeting the needs of increasingly diverse learners. Given their position as catalysts for educational change, teachers' positive attitudes towards inclusive education must be considered prerequisite to its success in Australian classrooms. This study investigated the extent to which pre-service training affects…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Sá, Elisabete; Dias, Diana; Sá, Maria José – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The role of the university in society and the economy is evolving. Universities produce knowledge that promotes technological developments, which are, in turn, critical to economic growth and competitiveness in the global economy. Therefore, it is increasingly expected that universities become more entrepreneurial and assume this third mission in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Transfer of Training, Comparative Analysis
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Ryan, Tracii; Henderson, Michael – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Assessment feedback allows students to obtain valuable information about how they can improve their future performance and learning strategies. However, research indicates that students are more likely to reject or ignore comments if they evoke negative emotional responses. Despite the importance of this issue, there is a lack of research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Feedback (Response), Foreign Students
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Hailemariam, Abebe – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the long-run effect of higher education, measured in average years of tertiary schooling, on the level and growth rate of national per capita income. It uses an improved dataset on educational attainments which not only reduces measurement error but also overcomes data comparability issues and allows us to estimate the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Educational History, Human Capital
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Randles, Clint; Ballantyne, Julie – Music Education Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine and compare the creative musical identities of pre-service music education students in the US and Australia. This work builds on prior work that has employed similar procedures with pre-service music teachers (PSMTs) in England and Finland. As in prior research, the creative identity in music (CIM) measure…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers, Creativity
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Mutohir, Toho Cholik; Lowrie, Tom; Patahuddin, Sitti Maesuri – Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
This study aimed to develop a survey instrument to measure student attitudes towards mathematics teaching-learning processes that is appropriate for the Indonesian context. This study consisted of two phases: Phase 1 (n = 320) was a pilot study to assess the suitability of the instrument items for Indonesian students. Phase 2 (n = 1001) was…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries
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