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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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Mulcahy, Dianne – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
This paper examines the critical contribution that affects as "bodily" capacities to act, engage and connect can make to children's learning in museums and schools. Drawing chiefly on empirical material collected over the course of visits by school children to Museums Victoria, Australia, and bringing a sociomaterial sensibility to bear,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Museums, Instruction
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Inon, Magen – Ethics and Education, 2019
Research shows that various pharmaceuticals can offer modest cognition enhancing effects for healthy individuals. These finding have caused some academics to support liberal use of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) in schools and universities. This approach partially arises from arguments implying there is little moral justification for…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Drug Use, Cognitive Ability, Moral Values
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Mazana, Mzomwe Yahya; Montero, Calkin Suero; Casmir, Respickius Olifage – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2019
Students' learning of and performance in mathematics is affected by a number of factors, including students' attitude towards the subject, teachers instructional practices, and school environment. This study was conducted to investigate students' attitudes towards learning mathematics in Tanzania. It also sought to ascertain reasons for the liking…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Brinda, Torsten; Napierala, Stephan; Tobinski, David; Diethelm, Ira – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The ability to categorize concepts is an essential capability for human thinking and action. On the one hand, the investigation of such abilities is the purview of psychology; on the other hand, subject-specific educational research is also of interest, as a number of research works in the field of science education show. For computer science…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Computer Science Education, Misconceptions, Student Attitudes
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Choi, Peggy Hiu Nam; Cheung, Siu Yin – ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 2019
One of the sports for the Special Olympics is snow-shoeing. In Hong Kong training for this sport occurs in the sand and is called sand-shoeing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a sand-shoeing training program (STP) of the Special Olympics Hong Kong (SOHK). Two hundreds and thirty-two Grade 1 to 12 special school students with intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Athletics, Training
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Shelton, Alexandra; Wexler, Jade; Silverman, Rebecca D.; Stapleton, Laura M. – Review of Educational Research, 2019
The inclusion of individuals with intellectual disability (ID) in typical settings is increasing. To promote success in these settings, educators must support the reading comprehension of individuals with ID. Therefore, we conducted a synthesis of the extant research on reading comprehension interventions for individuals in the largest category of…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Intervention, Mild Intellectual Disability
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Pavlin, Jerneja; Glazar, Sasa A.; Slapnicar, Miha; Devetak, Iztok – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to explore and explain students' achievements in solving context-based gas exercises comprising the macroscopic and submicroscopic levels of chemical concepts. The influence of specific variables, such as interest in learning, formal-reasoning abilities, and visualisation abilities, is a significant factor that should…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Education, Educational Background, Science Interests
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Makri, Andrea; Koulenti, Aphroditi; Argyrou, Kyriaki; Gordon, Wayne; Constantinidou, Fofi – Topics in Language Disorders, 2019
Purpose: This study is part of the first systematic program in the Republic of Cyprus examining the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children, teenagers, and university students. The study incorporated the Greek Version of the Brain Injury Screening Questionnaire (BISQ-G) as the primary tool to identify students with TBI. Methods: The…
Descriptors: Risk, Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Persistence
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Mothe, Josiane; Sahut, Gilles – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: Whether Wikipedia is to be considered a trusted source is frequently questioned in France. This paper reports the results of a survey examining the levels of trust shown by young people aged eleven to twenty-five. Method: We analyse the answers given by 841 young people, aged eleven to twenty-five, to a questionnaire. To our…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Encyclopedias, Electronic Publishing, Information Sources
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Ding, Lin – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
This study examines progression trends of Chinese students' scientific reasoning skills across grade levels from elementary school to university. A large-scale survey using the Classroom Test of Scientific Reasoning (CTSR) was conducted with 2669 Chinese students at 13 grade levels (grades 4-16). The construct validity of the CTSR was first…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Elementary School 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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Prieto, Luis P.; Sharma, Kshitij; Kidzinski, Lukasz; Dillenbourg, Pierre – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2018
Orchestration load is the effort a teacher spends in coordinating multiple activities and learning processes. It has been proposed as a construct to evaluate the usability of learning technologies at the classroom level, in the same way that cognitive load is used as a measure of usability at the individual level. However, so far this notion has…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Cognitive Ability, Usability, Classroom Techniques
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Rindermann, Heiner; Ceci, Stephen J. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
In 19 (sub)samples from seven countries (United States, Austria, Germany, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Vietnam, Brazil), we analyzed the impact of parental education compared with wealth on the cognitive ability of children (aged 4-22 years, total N = 15,297). The background of their families ranged from poor indigenous remote villagers to academic…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Educational Attainment, Parent Child Relationship, Intelligence
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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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