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Du, Xuejiao; Zhang, Qi – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research has verified the benefits obtained when learners trace out worked examples with the index finger. Our study conducted two experiments to explore the reasons for this phenomenon and its generalizability. Experiment 1 compared the learning effects among tracing, non-tracing, and cueing methods. The cueing method was included to…
Descriptors: Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Cues, Teaching Methods
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Zhao, Weiguo; Song, Yining; Zhao, Qi; Zhang, Ruixue – Educational Psychology, 2019
The subjects of this research were 776 pupils from grade three to grade six in Shandong Province, China. This study examined the influence of teacher support on students' reading engagement, and the mediating variables between those two factors, as measured by the perception of teachers' support scale, reading engagement scale, reading interest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Norton, Anderson; Wilkins, Jesse L. M.; Xu, Cong ze – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2018
Through their work on the Fractions Project, Steffe and Olive (2010) identified a progression of fraction schemes that describes students' development toward more and more sophisticated ways of operating with fractions. Although several quantitative studies have affirmed this progression, the question has remained open as to whether it is specific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 5
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Zhu, Mingjing; Urhahne, Detlef; Rubie-Davies, Christine M. – Educational Psychology, 2018
The self-fulfilling prophecy model of Brophy and Good was applied to the area of teacher judgement in order to disclose the processes of how teacher judgement of student achievement influences students' future academic outcomes. It was assumed that achievement and achievement motivation might be affected through the mediating processes of…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Teacher Response, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Ni, Yujing; Zhou, De-Hui Ruth; Cai, Jinfa; Li, Xiaoqing; Li, Qiong; Sun, Iris X. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study investigated the relationship between three cognitive features of mathematical instruction tasks (high cognitive demand, multiple representations, and multiple solution methods) and student learning outcomes among 1,779 students from 30 Chinese fifth-grade classrooms using a new mathematics curriculum. Measures of mathematics learning…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Correlation, Mathematics Instruction, Cognitive Ability
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Liu, Ming; Rus, Vasile; Liu, Li – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2018
Automatic question generation can help teachers to save the time necessary for constructing examination papers. Several approaches were proposed to automatically generate multiple-choice questions for vocabulary assessment or grammar exercises. However, most of these studies focused on generating questions in English with a certain similarity…
Descriptors: Multiple Choice Tests, Regression (Statistics), Test Items, Natural Language Processing
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Wang, Shutao; Mao, Yaqing – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
Using propensity score matching method, this study examined the effect of boarding on campus on left-behind children (LBC)'s sense of school belonging and their academic achievement. The condition of boarding schools was also examined closely in this study. Data were collected from 6,638 students from 74 rural boarding schools in 11 provinces in…
Descriptors: Probability, Academic Achievement, Boarding Schools, Foreign Countries
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Wilkins, Jesse L. M.; Norton, Anderson – International Journal of STEM Education, 2018
Background: Fractions continue to pose a critical challenge for students and their teachers alike. Mathematics education research indicates that the challenge with fractions may stem from the limitations of part-whole concepts of fractions, which is the central focus of fractions curriculum and instruction in the USA. Students' development of more…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation
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Zhou, Yuxia; Xiong, Ying – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
Inequity between urban and rural education prevalently exists in China. A lack of qualified teachers is the main reason for disadvantaged education in rural areas. In order to solve this problem, Live Broadcast Classroom was adopted for use in grade 5 English classes. 90 students and 3 teachers of 3 classes from two primary schools in Yunnan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Disadvantaged, Grade 5
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Zhou, Mingming; Ren, Jing – School Psychology International, 2017
Engagement in academic tasks is important. However, compared to the large body of research on task engagement, the number of studies on task disengagement is quite limited. The aim of this study is to examine the associations between the motivational (self-determination) and attitudinal antecedents (learning orientations) of task disengagement.…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Learner Engagement
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Tong, Xiuhong; Tong, Xiuli; McBride, Catherine – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2017
This study investigated Chinese children's development of sensitivity to positional (orthographic), phonological, and semantic cues of radicals in encoding novel Chinese characters. A newly designed picture-novel character mapping task, along with nonverbal reasoning ability, vocabulary, and Chinese character recognition were administered to 198…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Kindergarten, Grade 2
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Luo, Fang; Zhang, Yunyun – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2017
This study examined the effects of family SES on children's mathematics achievement for urban, rural, and migrant families in China. The data comprised 6050 children (44% female, 56% male) in grades 4 and 5 from a national database in China. The results showed that parental education level and family income were directly related to children's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Mathematics Achievement, Urban Schools
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Qian, Kan, Ed.; Bax, Stephen, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2017
With the rise of the internet and new communication technologies, language learning has moved beyond the classroom walls. This volume presents a range of important studies on innovative ways for learning languages outside the classroom. Chapters discuss MOOCs in the UK, Belgium, China, and Italy for studying a range of languages, research on new…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Sun, Jingjng; Anderson, Richard C.; Perry, Michelle; Lin, Tzu-Jung – Cognition and Instruction, 2017
Social skills involved in leadership were examined in a problem-solving activity in which 252 Chinese 5th-graders worked in small groups on a spatial-reasoning puzzle. Results showed that students who engaged in peer-managed small-group discussions of stories prior to problem solving produced significantly better solutions and initiated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Cooperative Learning
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Cai, Huiying; Lin, Lin; Gu, Xiaoqing – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2016
This study provides an in-depth look into the implementation process of visualization-based tools for structuring collaborative problem solving (CPS) in the classroom. A visualization-based learning platform--the semantic diagram for structuring CPS in a real classroom was designed and implemented. Metafora, the preliminary vehicle of the semantic…
Descriptors: Semantics, Visual Aids, Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving
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