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Novoa Castillo, Pedro Félix; Cancino Verde, Rosalinn Francisca; Flores Sotelo, Willian Sebastian; Nieto Gamboa, José; Venturo Orbegoso, Carlos Oswaldo – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2018
This article deals with the effect of the Harmonic Mind Maps (HMM) in the comprehension of narrative texts of university students. To achieve this purpose, a quasi-experimental research was carried out within the quantitative approach. From a population of 1500 students belonging to the I Semester of university, a sample of 83 students was taken,…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, College Students, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests
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McCreary, John J.; Marchant, Gregory J. – Reading Psychology, 2017
The relationship between reading and empathy was explored. Controlling for GPA and gender, reading variables were hypothesized as related to empathy; the relationship was expected to differ for males and females. For the complete sample, affective components were related to GPA but not reading. Perspective taking was related to reading…
Descriptors: Correlation, Empathy, Grade Point Average, Gender Differences
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Ioannidou, Olga; Georgiou, Despoina; Obersteiner, Andreas; Bas, Nilüfer Deniz; Mieslinger, Christine – International Education Studies, 2017
The results of international comparison studies such as the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) have initiated intense discussions about educational reforms in Germany. Although in-service and pre-service teachers are an essential part of such reforms, little is known about their attitudes towards PISA studies. The present study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, College 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
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2015
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare developed a national data standards strategy and implementation plan to enhance the comparability, quality and coherence of information across the Australian education and training sectors, including early childhood education, school education, vocational education and training (VET) and higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Standards, Data, Program Implementation
Ananiadou, Katerina; Claro, Magdalean – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2009
This paper discusses issues related to the teaching and assessment of 21st century skills and competencies in OECD countries drawing on the findings of a questionnaire study and other relevant background material such as white papers or curriculum documents. Although all OECD countries were invited to participate in the questionnaire survey,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, International Education