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Hornstra, Lisette; Stroet, Kim; van Eijden, Eva; Goudsblom, Jeannette; Roskamp, Claire – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2018
Previous research has shown that teachers differentiate their behaviour based on their expectations of students. Self-determination theory (SDT) makes explicit how teacher behaviour relates to students' motivation and engagement, namely, via need-supportive teaching. In the present study, we combined both research traditions and examined…
Descriptors: Teacher Expectations of Students, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Teacher Attitudes
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Gimba, R. W.; Hassan, A. M.; Yaki, A. A; Chado, A. M. – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
It has been observed that students shy away from the study of Science and Technology even though Science and Technology occupies a central position in the development of the nation. This shows the negative attitude and poor performance of students in Science and Technology. This has prompted the research into teachers and students' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Technology Education, Student Attitudes
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Joyce-Gibbons, Andrew; Galloway, David; Mollel, Andrew; Mgoma, Sylvester; Pima, Madeleke; Deogratias, Enos – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Mobile phone technology in Tanzania has grown rapidly but there is insufficient data on its application in schools. This paper aims to show how students in the first and third year (F1 and F3) teachers in two rural secondary schools perceived its use. F1 and F3 students completed a questionnaire. Teachers and students in F1 and F3 discussed the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Secondary Schools
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Marshall, Karen – School Science Review, 2018
This article directly focuses on insight into the behavioural traits that enhance resilience as a non-cognitive academic skill at secondary school level, and describes a visual resilience toolkit to use with students. The main findings from this case study showed that it was possible to identify a resilience continuum for year 8 (age 12-13),…
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Resilience (Psychology), Secondary School Students, Visual Aids
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Ubani, Martin – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2018
The focus of this article is on 9th grade students' (N = 9) perceptions on aspects that make them feel authentic in integrated religious education (RE) lessons among students of various faiths. All of the students had previously studied RE in segregated groups. The data was collected in a collaborative teaching experiment in Finland with student…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Social Environment, Teacher Attitudes, Religion
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Gashi Shatri, Zamira; Zabeli, Naser – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
Self-assessment is a process by which a learner collects information about him, and reflects on his/her learning. Self-assessment of students includes reflective activities in which students are encouraged to consider the strengths and weaknesses of their work. Students can improve their self-regulation skills through self-assessment. The purpose…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Formative Evaluation
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Byrne, Richard; Devine, Dympna – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2018
The role of faith-based schools is increasingly debated within a context of school reform, rights and plurality in multi-ethnic societies. The Catholic schooling system in the Irish Republic (always referred to as Ireland in the text) represents an interesting case internationally because of the extent to which Catholic education is structurally…
Descriptors: Role, Religious Education, Social Justice, Models
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Dagnew, Asrat – Research in Pedagogy, 2018
The general purpose of this study was to examine teachers' and students' perceptions and practices of peer-led learning in Ghion secondary and preparatory school in Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia. To conduct the research, quantitative and qualitative methods were employed. The sample of the study was taken from the population of 41 teachers and 629…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Peer Teaching, Foreign Countries
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Atamturk, Nurdan; Atamturk, Hakan; Dimililer, Celen – South African Journal of Education, 2018
Addressing the perceptions and the preferences of the upper-secondary school students, teachers, parents and administrators of the native speaking (NS) and non-native speaking (NNS) English teachers as well as investigating the variables affecting these preferences and perceptions, this study explores whether or not the native speaker myth is…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, Preferences, Stakeholders, Secondary School Students
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Chen, Junjun; Brown, Gavin T. L. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
Student perceptions of the purposes of assessment have been shown to be significant predictors of self-regulated learning. Their relationship to achievement emotions is less well understood. This paper reports a survey study of Chinese middle and high school students (N = 1,393) self-reported conceptions of the purpose of assessment and their…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Structural Equation Models, Statistical Analysis
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Halici Page, Merve; Mede, Enisa – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate and compare the impact of task-based instruction (TBI) and traditional instruction (TI) on the motivation and vocabulary development in secondary language education. The focus of the study was to also find out the perceptions of teachers about implementing these two instructional methods in their…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Marucci, Eleonora; Oldenburg, Beau; Barrera, Davide – School Psychology International, 2018
Using survey data from 457 Italian sixth grade secondary school students (M age = 11.9, SD = 0.7, 46% girls) and 58 of their teachers (M age = 45.7, SD = 9.4, 92.8% female) this study examined the extent to which secondary school teachers were attuned to their students. More specifically, we investigated the extent to which teachers were aware of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers