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Wahyudin, Didin; Hasegawa, Shinobu; Kamaludin, Apep – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This paper describes the survey--conducted in Indonesian universities (UNIV) and high schools (HS)--whose concern is to examine preferences and influences of computer game for training. Comparing the students' viewpoint between both educational levels could determine which educational level would satisfy the need of MAGNITUDE--mobile serious game…
Descriptors: Universities, Computer Games, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Moulin, Kerry L.; Chung, Chia-Jung – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The purpose of this research study was to explore with what impact evening media use interfered with either schoolwork and/or sufficient healthy sleep. In addition, the study examined with what impact there may be a compromise in students' ability or aptitude for positive academic success, related to either lack of sleep or electronic media use.…
Descriptors: Sleep, Late Adolescents, College Students, High School Students
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Prakhov, Ilya – Tertiary Education and Management, 2017
This paper examines the prevalence and the costs of pre-entry coaching programs before and after the introduction of the Unified State Examination in Russia. The efficiency of private tutoring under the new standardized university admission procedures is estimated. It is argued that the main types of pre-entry coaching are still in demand, however…
Descriptors: Incidence, Investment, Coaching (Performance), Efficiency
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Alrabai, Fakieh – English Language Teaching, 2017
This study addresses a new area of research in Saudi Arabia. Using a sample of 630 Saudi students, it investigates learners' level of autonomy and its relationship to academic achievement in English as a foreign language (EFL). Learners' level of autonomy was measured by a survey, whereas their achievement was evaluated using standardized…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Burr, Brandon K.; Hubler, Daniel S.; Kuns, J. Brooke – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2017
Time constraints and financial cost are two of the top barriers to attending relationship education (RE) programs. More and more families experience demands on their time and other resources, which can make attending RE more difficult. Little is known about general preferences pertaining to time and cost of RE. To more effectively inform planning…
Descriptors: Preferences, Barriers, Program Costs, Time Factors (Learning)
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Ioannidou, Olga; Georgiou, Despoina; Obersteiner, Andreas; Bas, Nilüfer Deniz; Mieslinger, Christine – International Education Studies, 2017
The results of international comparison studies such as the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) have initiated intense discussions about educational reforms in Germany. Although in-service and pre-service teachers are an essential part of such reforms, little is known about their attitudes towards PISA studies. The present study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, College Students
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Ozturk Tasci, Fulya; Oguz Unver, Ayse – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
Understanding what disaster means will not only raise our awareness but will also bring us closer to knowing how to protect ourselves in the face of their destructive effects. The aim of this study is to understand how the concept of disaster is perceived in different demographics/subgroups of the population and by defining the term, to determine…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Definitions, Natural Disasters, Statistical Analysis
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Kayisoglu, Numan Bahadir; Temel, Cenk – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to determine the attitudes of students from the Hasan Dogan School of Physical Education and Sports towards cheating in exams and to investigate changes in these attitudes in terms of several variables. The survey method was used in the study. The study was conducted during the 2014-2015 Academic year at the Karabük…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Physical Education, Athletics
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Leydon, Joseph; McLaughlin, Christina; Wilson, Heather – Journal of Geography, 2017
The literature suggests that owing to profound difficulties with high school geography curricula, teachers play a vital role in stimulating student interest and in providing a platform for continuation in the study of geography at university. Yet, with little empirical evidence offered in support, it is unclear why students select geography at…
Descriptors: High School Students, Geography, Student Interests, College Students
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Huang, SuHua – Reading Psychology, 2017
The purpose of this mixed method study was to investigate the reading practices of pre-service teachers in the United States. A total of 395 (38 male and 357 female) pre-service teachers completed a self-reported survey. In addition, 45 (10 males and 35 females) of the 395 voluntarily agreed to participate in interviews and classroom observations.…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, Preservice Teachers, Mixed Methods Research, Student Surveys
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Rigby, Chloe – Research Papers in Education, 2017
Children experience numerous types of learning transitions throughout their educational lives physically (changing schools) and substantively (moving through different key stages in school), and daily (in moving between subjects). One transition that is frequently overlooked within the British education system is that from the General Certificate…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Secondary Education, Student Adjustment
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Bissoonauth-Bedford, Anu; Stace, Ray – Journal of Peer Learning, 2017
There is a general recognition that learning of foreign languages is in decline in Australia. This paper uses the social constructivist theory as a conceptual framework to report on a project where university language students supported their high school peers in the learning of their specialist language in New South Wales, Australia. The project…
Descriptors: College Students, High School Students, Second Language Learning, French
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Thornhill, Theodore E. – Urban Education, 2016
African American history is often taught poorly in high school U.S. history courses. However, we know little about how Black students perceive and experience this situation. I use a refined racial socialization framework and interview data with 32 Black college students in the Northeast to investigate how familial racial socialization shapes their…
Descriptors: Socialization, African American Students, Student Experience, African American History
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Potvin, Geoff; Hazari, Zahra – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2016
There is a long history of research which confounds the simple interpretation that evaluations in an educational context are purely measures of competency. One such issue is that of gender bias in student evaluations of their teachers. In our prior work, we found that male students underrated female high school teachers in biology and chemistry…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Physics, Gender Bias, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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Shabudin, Ahmad Firdaus Ahmad; Said, Noor Azzah; Rahim, Rashidah Abdul; Ng, Theam Foo – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This study aims to examine Malaysia's involvement in the Polar Regions, in the context of education, outreach, and communication (EOC), and consequently, to determine the effectiveness of these initiatives. Using qualitative and quantitative research analyses, this study found that Malaysia's experiences in EOC can be used to increase public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Science Education, Scientific Concepts
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