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Varisoglu, Behice; Çelikpazui, Esra Ekinci – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to find out academic risk-taking levels among secondary school students in Turkish lesson and determine if there is a relationship between their success in that lesson and risk levels. The study was carried out with blended method which combines qualitative and quantitative research patterns. Study data were collected from…
Descriptors: Risk, Middle School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Karaman, Pinar; Demirci, Ibrahim; Özdemir, Atilla – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
This study examines the structural relationship among motivation, deep learning approach, and academic achievement of middle school students in Turkey. Participants were 746 seventh grade and eighth grade students enrolled in public middle schools in Sinop and Ankara, Turkey. Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire, Study Process…
Descriptors: Correlation, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Middle School Students
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Dölek, Onur; Hamzadayi, Ergün – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
This study compares the writing skills of students with different socioeconomic statuses, using the quantitative research method designs of "survey study" and "causal-comparative study". The study group included 67 Turkish teachers and a total of 120 eighth-grade students from four different middle schools in the province of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Writing Skills, Socioeconomic Status, Foreign Countries
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Jantadej, Kewalin; Charubusp, Sasima – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
This study investigated the integration of English intercultural teaching of Thai secondary school teachers using questionnaires and classroom observations. The results from the questionnaires revealed that participants perceived that they integrated English intercultural teaching at a low level. In the actual classroom, they placed a paramount…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Kapici, Hasan Ozgur; Akcay, Hakan; Yager, Robert E. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
It is important for students to learn concepts and using them for solving problems and further learning. Within this respect, the purpose of this study is to investigate students' abilities to apply science concepts that they have learned from Science-Technology-Society based approach or textbook oriented instruction. Current study is based on…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Science and Society, Textbooks, Science Instruction
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Akkoç, Hatice; Yesildere-Imre, Sibel – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
Teachers' pedagogical practice and choices for their actions could not only be explained by their knowledge, beliefs or attitudes (Rodgers & Scott, 2008). Identity also has a crucial role in learning to teach. The aim of this study is to investigate contextual nature of preservice mathematics teachers' professional identities. For this aim, a…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Ozdemir, Burhanettin – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to equate Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) mathematics subtest scores obtained from TIMSS 2011 to scores obtained from TIMSS 2007 form with different nonlinear observed score equating methods under Non-Equivalent Anchor Test (NEAT) design where common items are used to link two or more test…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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Telef, Bülent Baki – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
This study investigates the relationships between Internet addiction and the areas of life satisfaction and positive or negative affects in Turkish adolescents. The research sample comprised 358 students studying in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades at four different middle schools in Canakkale city centre during the 2012-2013 academic year, of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Erten, Sinan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2015
This study investigates the extent of interest among middle and high school students in environmental protection issues along with the sources of their interests and factors that impact their interests, namely people with whom they interact and courses that they take related to the environment, science and technology. In addition, it is confirmed…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Conservation (Environment), Student Interests