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Muir, Tracey – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
Senior secondary mathematics in Australia is generally characterised by a challenging prescribed curriculum, textbook usage, high homework expectations and externally imposed assessment tasks. An increasing number of senior secondary mathematics teachers are incorporating a flipped classroom approach into their teaching as a means of addressing…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Blended Learning
Hine, Gregory – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2017
In this research paper, I present the reasons why senior secondary students elect not to enrol in a higher mathematics course. All Year 11 and Year 12 mathematics students within Western Australian secondary schools were invited to participate in an online survey comprised chiefly of qualitative items. The key reasons espoused by students include…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Advanced Courses, Secondary School Mathematics
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Drane, Catherine F.; Barber, Bonnie L. – Applied Developmental Science, 2016
Sport is a context that provides positive developmental benefits to adolescents. However, these benefits are not distributed equally to all participants. This study examined whether the motivational constructs of attainment value and ability self-concept were related to positive developmental experiences in sport, and tested intensity of…
Descriptors: Team Sports, High School Students, Grade 9, Grade 12
Muir, Tracey – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2015
Traditionally, the domain of higher education, the 'flipped classroom' is gaining in popularity in secondary school settings. In the flipped classroom, digital technologies are used to shift direct instruction from the classroom to the home, providing students with increased autonomy over their learning. While advocates of the approach believe it…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology
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Barnett, Lisa; Cliff, Ken; Morgan, Philip; van Beurden, Eric – European Physical Education Review, 2013
Movement skill competence is important to organised youth physical activity participation, but it is unclear how adolescents view this relationship. The primary aim of this study was to explore adolescents' perception of the relationship between movement skills, physical activity and sport, and whether their perceptions differed according to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Attitude Measures, Student Attitudes
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Jung, Jae Yup; McCormick, John; Gross, Miraca U. M. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2012
This study developed and tested a new model of the forced choice dilemma (i.e., the belief held by some intellectually gifted students that they must choose between academic achievement and peer acceptance) that incorporates individual-level cultural orientation variables (i.e., vertical allocentrism and vertical idiocentrism). A survey that had…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Peer Acceptance
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Gresham, Peta – English in Australia, 2012
This paper reflects one cycle of an action research project that investigated how integrating activity, competition, and visual learning strategies through IWB/ Smart Response technology could engage a lower level Year 12 Advanced English class in NSW--a group of boys who felt disconnected from the course of study. After my initial reconnaissance…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Action Research, Achievement, Visual Learning
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Marsh, Herbert W.; Nagengast, Benjamin; Morin, Alexandre J. S.; Parada, Roberto H.; Craven, Rhonda G.; Hamilton, Linda R. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2011
Existing research posits multiple dimensions of bullying and victimization but has not identified well-differentiated facets of these constructs that meet standards of good measurement: goodness of fit, measurement invariance, lack of differential item functioning, and well-differentiated factors that are not so highly correlated as to detract…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Test Bias, Bullying, Structural Equation Models
Loong, Esther Yook-Kin – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2010
This paper presents the results of a survey conducted with students (N=97) whose teachers have used the Web in their mathematics classes. The survey looked at students' attitudes towards learning mathematics and their responses to the use of the Internet for learning mathematics. Factor analyses were used to determine the constructs that underlie…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Internet