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Lapresta-Rey, Cecilio; Huguet-Canalís, Ángel; Janés-Carulla, Judit – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
There is a theoretical and empirical tradition demonstrating the influence of the place of birth and self-identification in the shaping of language attitudes. But very few works analyse their joint effects. The main aim of this study is to analyse both the disaggregated and joint impact of these variables on the shaping of attitudes towards…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Spanish
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Hernández-Torrano, Daniel – Roeper Review, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the presence of excellence gaps (i.e., differences between subgroups of students performing at the highest levels of achievement) in a sample of 563 students nominated as gifted by their teachers in urban, semi-urban, and rural settings in Spain. In general, the results suggested the existence of excellence…
Descriptors: Rural Urban Differences, Achievement Gap, Geographic Location, Secondary School Students
Agasisti, Tommaso; Avvisati, Francesco; Borgonovi, Francesca; Longobardi, Sergio – OECD Publishing, 2018
Resilience refers to the capacity of individuals to prosper despite encountering adverse circumstances. This paper defines academic resilience as the ability of 15-year-old students from disadvantaged backgrounds to perform at a certain level in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in reading, mathematics and science that…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Resilience (Psychology), Academic Persistence, Academic Achievement
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Sáinz, Milagros; Müller, Jörg – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
Drawing on expectancy-value theory, this study examines gender and family influences on students' career aspirations and attached values. 796 secondary Spanish students (M age = 16 years old, S.D. = 0.81) participated. 53% were boys. The results show that boys and students with mothers who have completed intermediate level education were more…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Family Influence, STEM Education, Academic Aspiration
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González-Calatayud, Víctor – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
The fact that technologies have become a normal part of our lives has meant that bullying and other problems have shifted towards the virtual, hence complicating possible solutions. While before peer harassment occurred mainly at school, today Information and Communications Technology (ICT) means that children now have no place to "hide"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Victims
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Mora, Toni; Escardíbul, Josep-Oriol – Youth & Society, 2018
It is well documented that parental behavior is a strong determinant of a child's educational achievement and general well-being. Thus, it seems relevant to analyze the determinants of parental involvement in the education of their children. While most studies analyze the effect of family characteristics (such as parents' education, ethnicity, or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Homework, Parent Role
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Zamora, Ángela; Suárez, José Manuel; Ardura, Diego – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The authors' objective was to study the role of error detection and retroactive self-regulation as determinants of performance in secondary education students. A total of 198 students participated in the quasiexperimental study, which involved a control group and two experimental groups. This enabled the authors to analyze the effects of both…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Secondary School Students, Correlation, Error Patterns
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Zamora, Ángela; Súarez, José Manuel; Ardura, Diego – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The authors' aim was to determine the extent to which error detection contributes to the explanation of a cognitive and motivational model of student performance in an assessment test. A total of 151 science students of secondary education participated in the investigation. Two causal models were developed using a structural equation analysis.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Private Schools, Error Patterns
Mostafa, Tarek; Pál, Judit – OECD Publishing, 2018
In 2015, for the first time in its history, PISA (the Programme for International Student Assessment) asked teachers to describe the various aspects of their working environment and teaching practices. This paper examines how teacher, student, and school characteristics are related to science teachers' satisfaction in 19 PISA-participating…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Evidence, Teacher Surveys
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Larrañaga, Elisa; Navarro, Raúl; Yubero, Santiago – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
Research on the characteristics shown by children who cyberbully others is scarce. The objective of this research is to know the variables that predict the involvement of youngsters in cyberbullying perpetration. The current study examined the relation between socio-cognitive and emotional variables and cyberbullying perpetration. It examined the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Moral Values, Social Cognition
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Ardura, Diego; Pérez-Bitrián, Alberto – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2018
The present study aims to analyse the effect of motivational variables and previous academic achievement on students' future choice of chemistry once this subject becomes optional in the educational system. Toward this goal, the translation and adaptation of the Science Motivation Questionnaire II (SMQII) has been undertaken in our investigation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Motivation, Science Interests
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González-Cutre, David; Sierra, Ana C.; Beltrán-Carrillo, Vicente J.; Peláez-Pérez, Manuel; Cervelló, Eduardo – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The authors analyzed the effects of a multidimensional intervention to promote physical activity (PA) in school, based on self-determination theory. The study involved 88 students, between 14 and 17 years old, who were divided into a control group (n = 59) and an experimental group (n = 29). In the experimental group, a 6-month intervention was…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Physical Activity Level, Self Determination, Theories
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Doiz, Aintzane; Lasagabaster, David – Language and Education, 2017
The popularity of CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) continues to spread in education systems around the world. However, and despite the large number of studies recently published, we know little about how CLIL teachers and management teams feel regarding CLIL. In this paper, we analyse two contentious matters that require further…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction, Native Language, Course Content
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Fernandez-Rio, Javier; Sanz, Naira; Fernandez-Cando, Judith; Santos, Luis – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Cooperative Learning has been recently defined as a true pedagogical model. Moreover, in a recent review Casey and Goodyear reported that it can help physical education promote the four basic learning outcomes: physical, cognitive, social and affective. Purpose: The main goal was to investigate the impact of a sustained Cooperative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Intervention, Student Motivation
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Intxausti, Nahia; Etxeberria, Feli; Bartau, Isabel – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2017
This paper forms part of a research project that aims to characterise best practices in highly effective schools in the Autonomous Region of the Basque Country (ARBC). The aim is for the best practices identified to serve as points of reference when designing improvement plans to be implemented in all schools in the ARBC, with the advice and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Student Diversity, School Effectiveness
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