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Gere, Anne Ruggles; Limlamai, Naitnaphit; Wilson, Emily; MacDougall Saylor, Kate; Pugh, Raymond – Written Communication, 2019
This systematic review of 46 published articles investigates the constructs employed and the meanings assigned to writing in writing-to-learn assignments given to students in science courses. Using components of assignments associated with the greatest learning gains--meaning making, clear expectations, interactive writing processes, and…
Descriptors: Writing Assignments, Science Instruction, Metacognition, Writing Processes
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Manzano-Sanchez, Harold; Outley, Corliss; Gonzalez, Jorge E.; Matarrita-Cascante, David – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2018
This review had three aims: (a) examine the relationship between self-efficacy (SE) and academic performance (AP) in Latina/o students, (b) identify the types of measures of SE and AP that have been used, and (c) identify the differences between global and specific measures of SE in predicting academic performance in Latina/o students.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Beliefs, Academic Achievement, Hispanic American Students
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Fayette, Rainart; Bond, Caroline – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
Recent systematic reviews have found that the participation of adolescents and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) within research is limited despite an increasing international recognition of the importance of incorporating the views of all children and young people on matters that affect their lives. The purpose of this current…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism
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Isik, Ulviye; Tahir, Omaima El; Meeter, Martijn; Heymans, Martijn W.; Jansma, Elise P.; Croiset, Gerda; Kusurkar, Rashmi A. – SAGE Open, 2018
The aim of this study to create a comprehensive overview of factors that may influence motivation of ethnic minority students from their own perspective. A systematic review was conducted in PubMed, ERIC, and PsycINFO to find studies in which the motivation of ethnic minority students was studied. The articles reviewed were qualitatively…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Minority Group Students, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Hava, Kevser; Cakir, Hasan – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
This study presents the findings of a systematic literature review on educational computer game development activity utilized in learning environments. The main aim of this review is to investigate the effects of game design activity on learning outcomes of students. Additionally, there are other factors examined in the review such as participant…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, College Students, Student Developed Materials
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Sartini, Emily; Knight, Victoria F.; Spriggs, Amy D.; Allday, R. Allan – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2018
As increasing literature emerges to address text comprehension deficits for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), educators often struggle to design interventions resulting in successful generalization of comprehension skills. This evaluative review of literature explored the inclusion of and methods used in generalization of text…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Reading Comprehension, Literature Reviews
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Kul, Ümit; Çelik, Sedef; Aksu, Zeki – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
As a result of rapid development in technology, utilizing materials in education has become important. To date, researchers have often explored the effects of using educational materials in mathematics instruction on academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to combine the empirical evidence regarding the effectiveness of educational…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Achievement, Meta Analysis