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Eskici, Menekse – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
The aim of this research is to determine the problems, supports and suggestions for families of Turkish background living in Germany about their children's education. It is also intended to determine opinions of Turkish background students living in Germany and Turkish background teachers working in Germany about Turkish background families'…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Student Attitudes, Parent Role, Phenomenology
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Sénécal, Anna-Marie; Mezzaluna, Vanessa; Cardoso, Walcir –, 2018
This study explored the effects of learner response systems (clickers) on the development of vocabulary knowledge in English (L2). Sixty-one Grade 8 learners divided in two groups participated in the experiment, which followed a pretest-posttest-delayed posttest research design. While the experimental group received a clicker-based treatment via…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Kennedy, Olivia –, 2018
Problematic smartphone usage has been widely recognized (e.g. Al-Barashidi, Bouazza, & Jabur, 2015; Chóliz, 2012). However, few researchers have investigated the relationship between students' feelings towards their smartphones and their acceptance of Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL). This exploratory study of thirty-six Japanese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
Kariuki, Patrick; Taylor, Jordan – Online Submission, 2018
Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Pictionary and traditional vocabulary strategies on student performance in a 9th grade English Language Arts classroom. The sample consisted of 30 ninth grade honor students who were randomly assigned to an experimental and control group. Data were collected using teacher made tests.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Games, Vocabulary Development
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Ayhan, Cihan; Ekinci, Nurullah Emir; Yalçin, Ilimdar; Yigit, Sihmehmet – Education Sciences, 2018
The aim of this research was to determine the factors that may prevent high school students from participating in recreational activities and to investigate whether these factors differ within the scope of various variables. This study consisted of 1459 (681 women and 778 men) student volunteers who are educated to high school level. The easy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities
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Malin, Joel R.; Hackmann, Donald G.; Scott, Ian M. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
This case study examined the collaborations between an urban school district and various entities, as part of their district-wide implementation of high school career academies. Specifically, the study addressed the following research question: How has cross-sector collaboration shaped the development and implementation of career academies in an…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Change
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Craven, Krista; Ramirez, Jazmin; Montero, Diana; Robles, Maria; Robles, Rodrigo – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
Educational equity for undocumented immigrants has become a widely discussed issue in both the political and public realm of Tennessee. This presentation focuses on the ways in which undocumented immigrant youth in Tennessee confront and challenge educational inequities, particularly that of affordable access to higher education. This presentation…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Equal Education, Access to Education, Activism
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Furlong, Michael J. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Drawing upon an ongoing school mental health survey being conducted in California, this article examines associations between high school students' mental wellness, including covitality (as measured with the Social Emotional Health Survey--Secondary), and school safety perceptions and experiences. Student self-reports reveal a strong positive…
Descriptors: School Safety, Well Being, Wellness, Mental Health
Restani, Rachel – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
Shifting classrooms towards places where students' ideas are at the centre of the discussions has been challenging for teachers to put into practice (Hiebert & Wearne, 2003). This study explores the attempts I made as a researcher-teacher to promote equitable student-driven whole class discussions in a racially and socioeconomically diverse…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Getenet, Seyum; Fanshawe, Melissa – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
Considered by many as a source of valuable data and a potential to improve mathematics education, a significant amount of studies have been conducted on The National Assessment Program -- Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test results. This study is a systematic literature review of 86 peer-reviewed journal articles published between 2008 and 2017 to…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, National Competency Tests, Standardized Tests, Literacy
Bennison, Anne; Goos, Merrilyn; Bielinski, Dominika – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
Students' post-school options are limited if they have not completed mathematics subjects involving the study of calculus. This paper employs a sociocultural approach to identify institutional practices that might promote sustained engagement with these subjects among students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Drawing on interviews with mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Learner Engagement, Disadvantaged Youth, Background
Orellana, Claudia; Barkatsas, Tasos – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore the factorial structure of motivation and perception items from a student survey utilised as part of the Reframing Mathematical Futures II (RMFII) Project. Data was collected in 2017 from 442 students in Years 7 to 10 from various different States across Australia. An exploratory factor analysis identified…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes, Beliefs
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Callahan, Michael T.; King, Kathleen P. – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
While higher education institutions seek to increase college admissions' predictions of student success, they have largely overlooked examining possible impacts of online distance education classes completed in high school. Using information from an undergraduate honors program, this study analyzed whether an indicator of undergraduate student…
Descriptors: High Schools, Virtual Classrooms, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Fatih, Ymran; Kumalija, Elhard James; Sun, Yi – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Engagement and motivation are ones of the main factors that impact the student performance during a learning process. The reason why, introducing Gamification in learning aims to improve the learning process, by making use of the motivating effects of digital game elements and techniques. However, summarizing Gamification into a set of technical…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Games, History Instruction, Simulated Environment
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Daltio, Eva; Gama, José; França, George; Prata, David; Veloso, Gentil – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
This paper analysis the relationship between smartphones and social networks as compatible technologies with the school's pedagogical demands in the 21st century. In the classroom there are some challenges imposed by their own dynamics, these analyses aims to highlight the potential of teaching and learning productivity and the contribution of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Social Media
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