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Han, Seong Won; Borgonovi, Francesca; Guerriero, Sonia – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
This study examines between-country differences in the degree to which teachers' working conditions, salaries, and societal evaluations about desirable job characteristics are associated with students' teaching career expectations. Three-level hierarchical generalized linear models are employed to analyze cross-national data from the Programme for…
Descriptors: High School Students, Teaching (Occupation), Vocational Interests, Career Choice
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Pesando, Luca Maria – Education Economics, 2018
Using data from the 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) for Italy, this paper investigates whether financial literacy skills play a role in shaping the value that high school students place on schooling. I hypothesize that higher financial literacy may foster students' awareness of the financial and non-financial benefits of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Money Management, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Powers, Jeanne M.; Pivovarova, Margarita – Educational Policy, 2017
The 2016 Presidential election and the first months of the Trump administration have propelled immigration to the center of U.S. political debates. We use data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 to provide insights into the school experiences of high school-age immigrants and their U.S.-born peers. Our findings…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Academic Achievement, International Assessment, High School Students
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R.; Asrar-ul-Haq, Muhammad – Issues in Educational Research, 2017
Prior research has suggested that staff-centred organisational factors such as participation, morale and shortage can have a significant effect on organisational outcomes. However, relatively little attention has been paid to cross-country examination of these relationships specifically for educational organisations such as schools, colleges, and…
Descriptors: Morale, Organizational Effectiveness, Staff Role, Teacher Shortage
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Long, Haiying; Pang, Weiguo – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2016
This study examines direct and indirect effects of family socioeconomic status (SES) and parental expectations on adolescents' mathematics and problem-solving achievement in mainland China. SES here is composed of family wealth, home educational resources, and parental education. Over 5,000 ninth-grade students in 5 geographical districts of China…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Parent Aspiration, Grade 9, Parent Background
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Perry, S. Marshall; Catapano, Michael; Ramon, Olosunde Gbolagade – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
This paper explores the relationships among attitudes toward mathematics, teaching, and academic achievement in mathematics. Based on the contextual and social nature of academic self-concept, two complementary studies are discussed. The first study from the northeastern United States examined the relationships among these variables in 84 high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Lu, Jiamei; Li, Daqi; Stevens, Carla; Ye, Renmin – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
Using Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012, an international education database, this study analyzed the evaluations of computer use for academic learning by 15-year-old students from seven Edu-systems (unit in PISA) in Eastern Asia. Six variables were identified in association with students' evaluations of computer use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education
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Rusilowati, Ani; Kurniawati, Lina; Nugroho, Sunyoto E.; Widiyatmoko, Arif – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The purpose of this study is to develop scientific literacy evaluation instrument that tested its validity, reliability, and characteristics to measure the skill of student's scientific literacy used four scientific literacy, categories as follow:science as a body of knowledge (category A), science as a way of thinking (category B), science as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Grade 9, Test Construction
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Tsai, Chun-Yen – International Journal of Science Education, 2015
The scientific competencies advocated by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) focus on the abilities needed in students' adult lives. This study investigated how such scientific competencies could be improved by using online argumentation. One hundred and thirty-eight 8th grade high school students took part in the study, with…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Scores, Science Tests, Achievement Tests
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Lingvay, Mónika; Timofte, Roxana S.; Ciascai, Liliana; Predescu, Constantin – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2015
Development of pupils' deep learning approach is an important goal of education nowadays, considering that a deep learning approach is mediating conceptual understanding and transfer. Different performance at PISA tests of Romanian and Hungarian pupils cause us to commence a study for the analysis of learning approaches employed by these pupils.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style, Statistical Analysis
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Thuneberg, Helena; Hautamäki, Jarkko; Hotulainen, Risto – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The relationships between reasoning and school achievement were studied taking into account the multilevel nature (school- and class-levels) of the data. We gathered data from 51 classes at seven schools in metropolitan and Eastern Finland (N = 769, 395 males, 15-year-old students). To study scientific reasoning, we used a modified version of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Process Skills, Abstract Reasoning, Academic Achievement
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Else-Quest, Nicole M.; Peterca, Oana – American Educational Research Journal, 2015
Publicly funded single-sex schooling (SSS) has proliferated in recent years and is touted as a remedy to gaps in academic attitudes and achievement, particularly for low-income students of color. Research on SSS is rife with limitations, stemming from selective admissions processes, selection effects related to socioeconomic status, a lack of…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Academic Achievement
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Liou, Pey-Yan; Kuo, Pei-Jung – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2014
Background: Few studies have examined students' attitudinal perceptions of technology. There is no appropriate instrument to measure senior high school students' motivation and self-regulation toward technology learning among the current existing instruments in the field of technology education. Purpose: The present study is to validate an…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, High School Students, Technology Education, Measures (Individuals)
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Lam, Terence Yuk Ping; Lau, Kwok Chi – International Journal of Science Education, 2014
This study uses hierarchical linear modeling to examine the influence of a range of factors on the science performances of Hong Kong students in PISA 2006. Hong Kong has been consistently ranked highly in international science assessments, such as Programme for International Student Assessment and Trends in International Mathematics and Science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Achievement, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Science Education
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Eklöf, Hanna; Pavešic, Barbara Japelj; Grønmo, Liv Sissel – Applied Measurement in Education, 2014
The purpose of the study was to measure students' reported test-taking effort and the relationship between reported effort and performance on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Advanced mathematics test. This was done in three countries participating in TIMSS Advanced 2008 (Sweden, Norway, and Slovenia), and the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Tests, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Correlation
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