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Eymur, Guluzar – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of the explicit nature of science instruction embedded in the Argument-Driven Inquiry method compared with an implicit inquiry method on eleventh grade students' conceptions of NOS. The study used a pre-/post-test control group design to investigate the influence of the explicit nature…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, Persuasive Discourse, High School Students
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Kyza, Elini A.; Yiannis, Georgiou; Souropetsis, Markos; Agesilaou, Andria – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
Collecting data in a mobile augmented reality (AR) settings is challenging, as participants are dispersed in the physical space and move often; therefore, it is imperative that new techniques are investigated to facilitate richer and more ecologically-valid data collection. This study examined three in vivo techniques for collecting authentic data…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Computer Simulation, Validity, Handheld Devices
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Aktas, Bilge Çam; Can, Yafes – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine if using WhatsApp actively in English outside the school has any effect on the students' attitudes and self-efficacy belief on English course. In this study, a sequential explanatory pattern was used. In order to obtain quantitative data, one group pretest-posttest design was used. The participants consist of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grade 11, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Tsybulsky, Dina – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
This qualitative, phenomenological study presents the experiences of high-school biology students (n = 233) in an outreach programme titled Students Meet Authentic Science. The core of the programme consists of students' visits to life-science university research laboratories (from here on referred to as labs). The programme was designed according…
Descriptors: High School Students, Biology, Student Participation, Outreach Programs
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Lentillon-Kaestner, Vanessa; Roure, Cédric – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: A student's choice to engage in a learning task is highly related to the student's environmental stimuli and his or her perception of interest. From this perspective, the construct of situational interest (SI) has been used to interpret students' motivation in task engagement. SI is assumed to be transitory, environmentally activated,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Coeducation, Single Sex Classes, Student Participation
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Nasser-Abu Alhija, Fadia; Levi-Eliyahu, Orna – Computer Science Education, 2019
Background and Context: Understanding the effects of learner characteristics and perceived learning environment on achievement in academic fields including Computer Science (CS) is of critical importance. Objective: This study aimed at testing a hypothesized model of achievement in CS in terms of the learner and the learning environment…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Grade 11, Grade 12, High School Students
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Griffiths, Amy-Jane; Izumi, Jared T.; Alsip, James; Furlong, Michael J.; Morrison, Gale M. – Preventing School Failure, 2019
This research examined the risk and protective factors of responders and nonresponders to a schoolwide implementation of positive behavioral interventions and supports (SW-PBIS) within an alternative school. Students completed self-perception measures of individual, school, community, and home systems. Multivariate analysis of variance indicated a…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, At Risk Students, Nontraditional Education, Delinquency
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Schupak, Esther B. – Research in Drama Education, 2019
This article explores the way gender resonates in Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" through an active study of live performance. Combining pedagogy with performance as an interpretive methodology, this research focuses upon using my unique classroom situation, teaching ultra-Orthodox Jewish adolescent females, as a platform for analysis.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Jews, Females
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Stiller, Klaus D. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
In three experiments, learners used computerized learning material, which consisted of static pictures and on-screen text relating to the physiology of vision in one of two formats. The formats differed in method of access to text. Accessing text by clicking on picture components was hypothesized to produce superior learning to linear access…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Visual Stimuli, Pictorial Stimuli
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Lakes, Kimberley; Nguyen, Helena May; Jones, Marissa; Schuck, Sabrina E. B. – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2019
The aim of this paper is to describe a school-based universal intervention (the Tilly's Life Center "I Am Me" program) to promote emotional competence and social-emotional skills in adolescents. We present results of a mixed-methods program evaluation conducted in public schools in Southern California. In Study 1, sixteen students…
Descriptors: Intervention, Emotional Intelligence, Adolescents, Student Attitudes
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Kunnath, Joshua P.; Jackson, Arika – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
As young people today are flooded with information from a multitude of sources, they must be prepared to perceive the potentially oppressive and nefarious nature of many texts. Critical literacy is a theory and strategy that allows young people, along with people of all ages, to achieve just this; however, teachers often experience difficulties…
Descriptors: Social Media, Critical Literacy, Consciousness Raising, Grade 11
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Bjorklund, Peter – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2019
This qualitative study explored Latina/o students' sense of belonging in majority White and Asian Advanced Placement (AP) and honors classes in a diverse suburban high school. Using self-determination theory as a framework, I focused on three aspects of sense of belonging: social belonging, teacher-student relationships, and academic belonging.…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Racial Composition, Disproportionate Representation, Advanced Placement Programs
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Thiel, Brooke L.; Marx, Adam A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine the association between involvement in agriscience research SAEs and student's perceptions of 21st century skill attainment. Tenth through twelfth grade students enrolled at three purposely selected high schools were surveyed to assess their current level of perceived 21st century skills attainment.…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Correlation, Agriculture, Research