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Koseoglu, Pinar; Pehlivan, Hulya – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The purpose of the study was to identify and analyse high school students' metaphorical perceptions of biology and biology teacher concepts. The sample comprised all the 515 students studying in the Etimesgut district in Ankara in the spring semester of the 2015/2016 academic year. The data were gathered through a form which included the phrases…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Teachers, High School Students, Figurative Language
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Stanley, Darrius; Chambers, Terah T. Venzant – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2018
Research on the merit of school tracking policies has long been at the center of heated educational debate. Unfortunately, while the trend in studies looking at tracking in schools has continued, the student perspective has been underutilized in much of this previous research. Recently, however, there has been a surge in research that focuses on…
Descriptors: African American Students, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Gerçek, Cem – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Concepts change into mental images through individuals' experiences. Therefore, mental images can differ from culture to culture. This study aims to analyse students' mental images of cigarette through metaphors. This research uses phenomenology, one of qualitative research designs. The study group was composed of 986 secondary school, high school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, High School Students, College Students
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Altan, Bilge Aslan; Altintas, Havva Ozge – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Vocational high schools are one of the controversial topics, and also the hardly touched fields in educational field. Students' profiles of vocational schools, their visions, and professional identity developments are not frequently reflected in the literature. Therefore, the main aim of the study is to research whether vocational high school…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, High School Students, Extracurricular Activities, Identification (Psychology)
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Baltaci, Ali – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Entrepreneurship has been an intriguing issue as an indicator of economic development and social welfare particularly being focused on last decades. Furthermore, the issue of immigration has attracted considerable attention in recent years. Nowadays, the quality of the workforce and it's training processes are not getting only progressively…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Immigrants, Entrepreneurship, Economic Development
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Jacobs, Carmelita; Collair, Lynette – South African Journal of Education, 2017
Adolescence is a phase that is associated with important identity-relevant issues. Shaping a clear sense of identity is an important step in developing a healthy psychosocial disposition, and the school is an important context where this can happen. In this article, we explore how adolescents who had attended a special needs school of skills in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescent Attitudes, Self Concept, Vocational High Schools
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Saltan, Fatih – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The study investigated pre-service ICT teachers' perceptions of algorithm visualization (AV) with regard to appropriateness of teaching levels and contribution to learning and motivation. In order to achieve this aim, a qualitative case study was carried out. The participants consisted of 218 pre-service ICT teachers from four different…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Computer Science Education, Mathematics, Visualization
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Hilmi, Sahin Suleyman – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The purpose of this study is to explain secondary school students' perceptions of underground resources through metaphors. 154 students studying at Social Sciences High School of Kütahya during 2014-2015 educational year are included in this study. Questions asked in this study are (1) Which metaphors did the secondary school students use in order…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Social Sciences, Student Attitudes
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Baran, Medine – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This study was carried out to determine high school students' perceptions of the courses of Physics and the factors influential on their perceptions with respect to gender. The research sample included 154 high school students (F:78; M:76). In the study, as the data collection tool, a structured interview form was used. The data collected in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Physics
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Tummala-Narra, Pratyusha; Sathasivam-Rueckert, Nina – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2016
Immigrant-origin adolescents in the United States face a number of stressors across different social contexts (e.g., home, school), and yet, distress related to these stressors often goes unnoticed and access to resources is limited. This study examined how racial minority immigrant-origin adolescents in an urban setting construct and negotiate…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Acculturation, High School Students, Student Attitudes
DiCicco, Marzia Cozzolino – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2016
This article addresses the present gap in empirical research on the possibilities and challenges of global citizenship education in U.S. public schools by presenting findings from a five-year, ethnographic case study. The setting for this study is Olympus High School, a small, suburban public high school in Pennsylvania. Beginning in the 2009-2010…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Global Education, Global Approach, Accountability
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Yukay Yuksel, Muge; Aksak, Meryem; Arican, Tugce; Bakan, Muhsin – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Problem Statement: Expectations/perceptions of the future are important concepts at every stage of life. However, these concepts become more important in adolescence, during which critical decisions about the future are made. Adolescents' expectations/perceptions of the future are vital from the perspectives of the families they live with, their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Vocational High Schools, High School Seniors
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Karabag, S. Gulin – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
In this article, a teaching strategy which not only blends yesterday and today in a meaningful way but also powerfully integrates literacy and history will be examined. Firstly Readers' Theatre as a technique will be introduced. Secondly, the usage guidelines of Readers' Theatre will be presented. Finally the opinions of secondary school students…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, Grade 11, Secondary School Students
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Cigdem, Harun; Oncu, Semiral – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
This survey study examines an assessment methodology through e-quizzes administered at a military vocational college and subsequent student perceptions in spring 2013 at the "Computer Networks" course. A total of 30 Computer Technologies and 261 Electronic and Communication Technologies students took three e-quizzes. Data were gathered…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Military Schools, Military Training, Vocational Education
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Gökçe, Nazli – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
People around the world differ in race, language, religion, gender, and social and economic traits. Peace and calmness in the world can be created by teaching the value of "tolerance" to all people. In this age, war, violence and terror occur frequently. Thus, it was particularly important that the United Nations Educational, Scientific…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Multicultural Education, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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