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Phanphech, Parinda; Tanitteerapan, Tanes; Murphy, Elizabeth – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
This paper reports on a study of pedagogical strategies for promoting conceptual understanding by reducing misconceptions. The case chosen to investigate this phenomenon involved 40 Thai vocational education students studying physics (electric circuits) in secondary school. The study investigated the effect of an explaining strategy on students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Secondary School Students
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Turner, Kristina; Pale, Maryanne – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
In recent years many policy and curriculum reforms aimed at improving Australian students' literacy and numeracy levels have been introduced into schools and in initial teacher education. Despite this, the Australian National Assessment Plan, Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) data indicates that there has been little or no improvement in Australian…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Scores, National Competency Tests
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Ludicke, Penelope; Muir, Tracey; Swabey, Karen – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
Academic underachievement in young adolescents has been a concern for teachers, schools and systems for some time. In Australian schools, curriculum reforms and middle years programs have been implemented to improve the educational outcomes of young adolescents, and address underachievement, with limited continuity and consistency. This study used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Underachievement, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Pérez-Izaguirre, Elizabeth – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
This paper focuses on educational inequalities in multi-ethnic Basque secondary education. More precisely, the study takes an ethnographic standpoint and aims to explore the academic performance disparities between autochthonous and immigrant students in Basque education in relation to teacher authority. Methods include participant observation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Power Structure, Secondary School Students
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Burfitt, Joan – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
During the development of a test of multiple-choice items, cognitive interviews were conducted with students from lower secondary school. The purpose of these interviews was to confirm that the prospective respondents' interpretation of mathematics test items was consistent with the interpretation intended by the item writer. The conversations…
Descriptors: Interviews, Multiple Choice Tests, Mathematics Tests, Secondary School Students
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Asadullah, Sheikh – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
In Bangladesh, despite significant progress in access, equity and public examination success, poor student performance in mathematics in secondary schools has become a major concern. An extensive review of research has shown that teachers account to a large extent for student learning and achievement gains. Although educational research has…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary School Teachers
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Palacios Mena, Nancy – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
The objective of this article is to analyse the teaching of three topics that are decisive in the contemporary history of Colombia: violence, drug trafficking and armed conflict. It is of fundamental interest to define the incorporation of the development of historical thought in the classrooms through the analysis of textbooks, the material most…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Violence, Weapons, Information Management