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Beier, Margaret E.; Kim, Michelle H.; Saterbak, Ann; Leautaud, Veronica; Bishnoi, Sandra; Gilberto, Jaqueline M. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
Can engaging college students in client-centered projects in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) coursework increase interest in STEM professions? The current study explored the effectiveness of project-based learning (PjBL) courses on student attitudes, major choice, and career aspirations in STEM. Framed in expectancy-value…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, STEM Education, Active Learning
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Tsai, Meng-Jung; Wang, Ching-Yeh; Hsu, Po-Fen – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
Computer programming has been gradually emphasized in recent computer literacy education and regarded as a requirement for all middle school students in some countries. To understand young students' perceptions about their own learning in computer programming, this study aimed to develop an instrument, Computer Programming Self-Efficacy Scale…
Descriptors: Programming, Computer Literacy, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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Arseven, Ilhami; Orhan, Ahmet Turan; Arseven, Ayla – International Education Studies, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine teacher candidates' perceptions of their own proficiency in using information and communication technologies and their attitudes towards information and communication technologies in terms of gender, major, internet usage frequency and computer ownership. The study group consists of 336 teacher candidates, 98…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Information Technology, Self Efficacy
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Soyer, Makbule Kali; Kirikkanat, Berke – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The aim of the present study was to figure out whether university students' learning approaches were shaped via their achievement goal orientations, academic self-efficacy and hope or not. The other objective was to examine if these psychological constructs varied in accordance with the demographic variables including gender, age and class level.…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences, Age Differences
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Reilly, David; Neumann, David L.; Andrews, Glenda – Research in Science Education, 2019
The underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related fields remains a concern for educators and the scientific community. Gender differences in mathematics and science achievement play a role, in conjunction with attitudes and self-efficacy beliefs. We report results from the 2011 Trends in…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Mathematics Achievement
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Sasson, Irit – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
Research apprenticeship experiences provide a uniquely authentic context for deepening participants' understanding of the nature of science and encouraging them to choose STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) studies and careers. This study evaluated a STEM program for high school students who engaged in science research with…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Research Skills, STEM Education, Scientific Principles
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Orton, Alice; Pitts, Stephanie E. – Music Education Research, 2019
Previous research on adolescents and singing has focused on understanding the physiological changes in the voice during the age range 11-16 [Cooksey, J. M., and G. F. Welch. 2008. 'Adolescence, singing development and national curricula design.' British Journal of Music Education 15 (1): 99-119], and addressing the lack of male participation in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Akturk, Ahmet Oguz; Ozturk, Handan Saka – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
The aim of the current study is to analyze the relationship among teachers' TPACK levels, students' self-efficacy and the academic achievement. Another purpose of this study is to determine whether there is significant difference in teachers' TPACK levels according to their gender and professional experience. In this study, singular survey model…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy
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Noonan, Robert J.; Boddy, Lynne M.; Knowles, Zoe R.; Fairclough, Stuart J. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study investigated relative associations between physical activity and selected predisposing, reinforcing and enabling factors among 9- to 10-year-old children from socially disadvantaged communities and examined the extent to which these associations varied by sex. Design: Cross-sectional design. Setting: Ten public primary…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Case Studies, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Ata, Ridvan; Cevik, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The aim of this research is to reveal relations between Kolb's learning styles and mobile learning readiness of pre-service teachers in depth in regard to different variables and identify their mobile learning perspectives. The study group consisted of 352 students enrolled in undergraduate programs in education faculties of different universities…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Structural Equation Models, Preservice Teachers, Telecommunications
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Zdaniuk, Agnes; Gruman, Jamie A.; Cassidy, Scott A. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Research on the pedagogical value of providing students with PowerPoint (PPT) slide handouts has produced mixed results. One reason for the inconsistent findings may be that most studies in this stream of research have neglected to examine individual differences. In the current study, we aimed to advance research on the pedagogical value of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Gender Differences, Computer Software, Individual Differences
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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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Jiang, Yan; Dewaele, Jean-Marc – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2019
This paper examined language anxiety (LA) in Chinese dialects and Putonghua among college students in mainland China and explored the links between their LA in the first language and a range of sociobiographical variables (i.e. gender and geographical background) as well as linguistic variables (i.e. mother tongue, age of onset of acquisition,…
Descriptors: Mandarin Chinese, Dialects, Anxiety, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Celik, Halil Coskun – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate the VMLSE perception levels of eighth grade students and differentiations based on variables of gender, state of success, final grade and ability to relate mathematical concepts to daily life and examine their views on this issue. The exploratory design of mixed method, which includes both quantitative and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Visual Literacy, Numeracy, Middle School Students
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Zhang, Yi Leaf; Adamuti-Trache, Maria; Connolly, John – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Guided by the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) (Fishbein & Ajzen, 2010), our study aims to understand how community college transfer students' STEM degree attainment behavior is shaped by their beliefs, intentions, contextual factors and social-demographic characteristics. This study drew upon data from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Bachelors Degrees, College Transfer Students, STEM Education
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