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Sharma, Sapna; Ahluwalia, P. K.; Sharma, S. K. – Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 2013
It has been established by physics education researchers that there is a correlation between the learner's behavior, their epistemological beliefs with which they come to the classrooms, and their success in a course. This study of Indian students and teachers explores expectations and beliefs in learning physics at the secondary and tertiary…
Descriptors: Physics, Epistemology, Scientific Attitudes, Science Education
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Wilkins, Stephen; Huisman, Jeroen – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
In many countries and regions around the world international students now weigh up the potential advantages and disadvantages of undertaking their higher education at an international branch campus rather than at a home campus located in a traditional destination such as the United States or United Kingdom. The aim of the research is to identify…
Descriptors: Student School Relationship, Attachment Behavior, Foreign Countries, International Schools
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Phuntsog, Nawang B. – Intercultural Education, 2012
This purpose of the study was to ascertain the level of ethnic identity formation and its perceived role on school engagement for Tibetan adolescents enrolled in public schools in two Midwestern states in the USA. The journey of these students from culturally encapsulated schools from Nepal, Bhutan, and India to multiculturally diverse settings…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Public Schools, School Activities, Adolescents