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Christensen-Branum, Lezlie; Strong, Ashley; Jones, Cindy D'On – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
The ubiquity of written argument in academic contexts has underscored the importance of effective argument evaluation and writing pedagogies. Teachers can improve students' argumentation proficiency by intentionally addressing myside bias, the propensity to support arguments with which one preemptively agrees while selectively ignoring…
Descriptors: Bias, Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
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Papanthymou, Anastasia; Darra, Maria – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The present study is a literature review of 37 empirical studies from Greece and internationally of the last decade and aims at investigating the contribution of learner self-assessment to: a. enhancement of learning motivation, b. improvement of academic performance/learning, c. development of self-regulating learning and d. raise of self-esteem.…
Descriptors: Instruction, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Physical Education, Self Esteem
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Aeschlimann, Belinda; Herzog, Walter; Sander, Fabian – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Teacher turnover that is not related to regular school transitions is a neglected topic of educational-psychological research. This study examines irregular teacher turnover and its effect on students' academic achievement in the subjects Mathematics, German, French and History at four high schools of the canton of Berne, Switzerland. The study is…
Descriptors: Faculty Mobility, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Teachers, High School Students
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Gil-Hernández, Carlos J. – Sociology of Education, 2019
This article bridges the literature on educational inequality between and within families to test whether high--socioeconomic status (SES) families compensate for low cognitive ability in the transition to secondary education in Germany. The German educational system of early-ability tracking (at age 10) represents a stringent setting for the…
Descriptors: Twins, Cognitive Ability, Socioeconomic Status, Secondary Education
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Moges, Bekalu Tadesse – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
One way of conceptualizing educational quality is that it is a function of effectiveness, efficiency, responsiveness, equality, relevance and sustainability (Barrett et al. 2006). Quality education rejects gender discrimination and social injustice. Gender equality in Ethiopia, as an anchor of quality education, has long been explained…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Secondary Education, Equal Education
Alvarado, Marty; Vargas, Joel – Jobs for the Future, 2019
State reforms and philanthropic investments seeking to improve public education in California have made substantial changes in recent years--from what students learn and how they learn it to how schools are funded and evaluated. Most efforts have focused on one level at a time, either K-12 schools, community colleges, or four-year postsecondary…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Leadership Effectiveness, Leadership Qualities, Academic Achievement
Claymore, Zoe – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2019
This report investigates the relationship between a broad range of pupil and school background factors and the KS4 [Key Stage 4] outcomes achieved by disadvantaged pupils. It looks at both the significance and strength of each association, in order to understand the relative importance of each factor in explaining differences in KS4 outcomes. The…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics
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Boyadjieva, Pepka; Ilieva-Trichkova, Petya – European Education, 2019
This article explores how the horizontal differentiation of upper secondary education affects students' transitions after graduation. It builds upon the institutional perspective on education and draws on data from a nationally representative survey. The analysis shows a considerable variation in graduates' patterns of transition according to the…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Track System (Education), High School Graduates, Outcomes of Education
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Kert, Serhat Bahadir; Kalelioglu, Filiz; Gulbahar, Yasemin – Informatics in Education, 2019
In this study, effectiveness of a computer science course at the secondary school level is investigated through a holistic approach addressing the dimensions of instructional content design, development, implementation and evaluation framed according to ADDIE instructional design model where evaluation part constituted the research process for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Holistic Approach, Computer Science Education, Secondary Education
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Holden, Caroline – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
This study utilises [1993. "Leaving College: Rethinking the Causes and Cures of Student Attrition." 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press] theoretical framework, known as the Model of Longitudinal Departure, to investigate success and failure in foundation year medical school in a Middle Eastern transnational location. This…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Dropouts, Longitudinal Studies, Medical Schools
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Tymms, Peter; Merrell, Christine; Bailey, Katharine – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2018
This paper investigates the impact of effective schooling in the 1st year of elementary school on later academic outcomes and equal educational opportunity. A large longitudinal dataset from England was used to estimate the importance of the 1st year of elementary school for academic outcomes up to age 16. Multilevel models, controlling for…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Elementary Education, Academic Achievement, Secondary Education
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Tanase, Madalina; Lastrapes, Wanda G. – New Educator, 2018
This qualitative study explored the experiences of general education secondary preservice teachers while immersed in self-contained special education classrooms. While secondary education teachers have expertise in content areas, little is known about their understanding of students with disabilities and their knowledge of specific strategies for…
Descriptors: General Education, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Preservice Teachers, Secondary Education
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Abolade, Sunday Babalola; Oyelade, Ayotunde Francis – eJEP: eJournal of Education Policy, 2018
Educational resources are important in the development of education. In Nigeria, Western education was commenced by the Christian Missionaries (that is by private efforts). However, the quality of education was criticized by the elites and the nationalists to the extent that the government subsequently got elaborately involved in the provision of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Education, Secondary Education, Educational Resources
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Hill, Nancy E.; Liang, Belle; Price, Maggi; Polk, Whitney; Perella, John; Savitz-Romer, Mandy – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
In contrast to the focus on short-term, extrinsic goals in our society (e.g., wealth, prestige), positive youth development scholars have highlighted the need for parents and schools to help youths cultivate and plan for long-term, intrinsic, and meaningful goals (i.e., envisioning a meaningful future), arguing that envisioning a meaningful future…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Structural Equation Models, Academic Aspiration, Parent Aspiration
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Admiraal, Wilfried; Kester, Liesbeth; Janssen, Caressa; de Jonge, Mario; Louws, Monika; Post, Lysanne; Lockhorst, Ditte – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Personalizing learning with technology in secondary schools might be a way to diffuse innovations in both technology and education at the same time. In the current study, personalizing learning with technology is studied from three perspectives: teacher, learner and technology. Data about the implementation and evaluation of the interventions in…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Secondary Education
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