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Fung, Suk-Chun – International Education Studies, 2019
This is the first study to investigate humane attitudes toward animals and empathic tendencies toward humans among Chinese adolescents and young adults. The present study administered two scales, the Animal Attitude Scale (AAS) and Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI), to 471 Hong Kong secondary school and university students who were between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Altruism, Empathy, Humanistic Education
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Hunter, Matthew Pryor; Wilson, Joel Eric – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
With the increased numbers of dual enrollment students across the country as well as various state initiatives to increase retention among the student population at large, institutions face great challenges when balancing the many initiatives incumbent upon them. However, Tennessee, a state leader in both the free community college and dual…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Academic Persistence, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Gürbüzoglu Yalmanci, Sibel; Gözüm, Ali Ibrahim Can – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
The aim of this research is to determine the predictive power of environmental ethics approaches of the development of high school students' environmental attitudes. In this sense, it is studied whether meaningful differences in significant predictive and dependent variants arise or do not arise when preschool education is received. A total of 200…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Predictor Variables, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Ruijs, Nienke; Oosterbeek, Hessel – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
Using discrete choice models, this paper investigates the determinants of secondary school choice in the city of Amsterdam. In this city, there are many schools to choose from and school choice is virtually unrestricted (no catchment areas, low or no tuition fees, short distances). We find that school choice is related to exam grades and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Grades (Scholastic), Student Characteristics
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Acerenza, Santiago; Gandelman, Néstor – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
This paper characterizes household spending in education using microdata from income and expenditure surveys for twelve Latin American and Caribbean countries and the United States. Bahamas, Chile, and Mexico have the highest household spending in education and Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay have the lowest. Tertiary education is the most important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin Americans, Heads of Households, Expenditures
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Yenen, Emin Tamer – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
The new trends, teaching methods and techniques in education have greatly altered the traditional understanding of how teachers can learn and teach. These changes force teachers to be in constant development and gain new proficiency. Besides that, today's political developments and social conditions also lead to positive or negative changes in the…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Teacher Attitudes
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Fadzil, Hidayah Mohd; Saat, Rohaida Mohd – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
Manipulative skills and abilities include skills in the handling and manipulation of materials and apparatus in the context of scientific investigation. Science teachers appeared to be struggling with the mode of assessment in making authentic evaluation of manipulative skills in laboratory. One of the contributing factors is due to lack of…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science, Student Evaluation
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Yahya, Razak Abd Samad; Daud, Anis Nazihah Mat; Jaafar, Rosly – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The purpose of this study is to develop and evaluate Multi-frames Video Recorded Experiments (MFVREs) as self-learning materials for Electricity topic of the Malaysian Form Five Physics curriculum. The development of MFVREs consisted of eight steps; selecting topic, selecting related experiments, preparing apparatus and materials for experiments,…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Science Experiments, Independent Study, Energy
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Özgur, Hasan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Parenting styles, which are known to have a significant impact on the development of adolescents, also play an important role in the use of the child's internet and accompanying technologies. One of these effects is the actions and behaviors of the adolescent in the technology-rich environments. In this context, the research was conducted to…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Parenting Styles, Adolescent Development, Computer Games
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Sert Agir, Meral – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
This research is conducted in order provide a model proposal for supporting the youth's efficient and productive use of education processes by preventing the misuse of information technologies. In this regard, the main purpose of this research is to reveal the effect of psychological endurance on internet addiction and intermediary role of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Resilience (Psychology), Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Rodriguez, Awilda; McGuire, Keon M. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Despite policy efforts to increase Advanced Placement (AP) course-taking among Black students, gaps in AP course-taking persist. Many question whether offering more AP courses is a sufficient policy solution. However, few studies have examined the effect of course offerings on disparities within racially diverse high schools. Using national…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Racial Differences, High School Students, African American Students
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Gibbons, Melinda M.; Rhinehart, Alessandra; Hardin, Erin – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2019
This study explored the perceived barriers and supports related to college adjustment for first-generation college students at a large public university in the southeastern United States. Using social cognitive career theory as a framework, 15 college students participated in focus groups to discuss their adjustment to college and what they…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, First Generation College Students, Social Cognition, Career Development
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Fuglík, Viktor; Tochácek, Daniel – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The paper reports on the concept, implementation and findings of qualitative research focused on an electronic portfolio. The research aimed to explore the use of an electronic portfolio in the learning process of lower-secondary school pupils in the Czech Republic concerning their career choice. The primary research question was defined as…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Secondary School Students, Portfolios (Background Materials), Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Toro, Lisset V.; Pinza, Eliana I.; Vargas, Alba B.; Zuniga, Alexandra; Paredes, Fabian M.; Espinosa, Franklin O. – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2019
The English language teaching learning process in small classes may turn challenging for some teachers but also rewarding because of the results obtained. In our country, the majority of high schools have a big number of students in the English courses and this may be one of the causes for language low achievement. For this reason, this study is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Small Classes
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Baak, Melanie – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
Since 2000, approximately 50,000 people from sub-Saharan African countries have been resettled in Australia under Australia's Humanitarian Entrant Program for refugees. They have formed part of a visibly different minority group in a settler society that is shaped by a racialised history. For young former refugees, schools are a primary site in…
Descriptors: Race, Foreign Countries, Refugees, Inclusion
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