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Yildirim, Ozen – International Education Studies, 2019
The measurement tool not measuring the specific construct has a validity problem. Individuals based on the results obtained from this type of tool should not be evaluated. The purpose of this study was to examine the differentiated item functioning and item bias of mathematics items in the Programme for International Student Achievement 2012…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Mathematics Tests, Test Bias, Achievement Tests
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Lee, Yujin; Capraro, Robert M.; Bicer, Ali – Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 2019
The integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Project-Based Learning (STEM PBL) into educational curriculum has received much attention because of its strength in improving students' affective engagement. We designed the present study to investigate the effectiveness of STEM PBL lessons on 9th grade students' development of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Problem Based Learning, Secondary School Students, Grade 9
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Sivia, Awneet; MacMath, Sheryl; Novakowski, Chelsea; Britton, Vandy – Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 2019
To investigate any possible differences in student engagement between project-based learning units and non-project-based learning units, this triangulation design-convergence mixed methods study followed a grade 10 teacher and her students as they completed science units on chemistry, aquaponics, and genetics. Student engagement was measured in…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Learner Engagement, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Teltemann, Janna; Windzio, Michael – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
What are crucial determinants of a country's average educational performance? Using data from the OECD PISA 2012 study on 58 countries, we develop a typology of educational regimes based on marketisation in terms of school autonomy and accountability. Following organisational theories, we expect that school autonomy is an ideal condition for…
Descriptors: Marketing, Scores, Reading Tests, Classification
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Cera Guy, Jade N. M. T.; Williams, Jessica M.; Shore, Bruce M. – Roeper Review, 2019
A convenience sample of 13 students aged 9-16 years participated in this exploratory phenomenological study of what high- and otherwise-achieving students' expected they would experience when engaging in classroom group work. From questionnaire and interview data, students generally expected small group sizes, were divided about who forms groups,…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Academically Gifted, Expectation, Student Attitudes
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Malin, Lydia; Jacob, Marita – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Gender segregation in vocational education and training (VET) in different occupations is observed in many European countries. This occupational gender segregation depends on -- among other factors -- the initial occupational aspirations of adolescents. While previous research has mainly focused on individual-level explanations and on the family…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Occupational Aspiration, Vocational Education
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González-Riaño, Xosé Antón; Fernández-Costales, Alberto; Lapresta-Rey, Cecilio; Huguet, Ángel – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
This paper analyses the language attitudes of autochthonous and immigrant families living in Catalonia towards Spanish and Catalan. The research is intended to assess the possible differences in the language attitudes of students and their parents towards the two languages spoken in Catalonia. The investigation takes a sample of 476 students and…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Spanish, Language Attitudes, Romance Languages
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Sun, Sumin; Schweizer, Karl; Ren, Xuezhu – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2019
This study examined whether there is a developmental difference in the emergence of an item-position effect in intelligence testing. The item-position effect describes the dependency of the item's characteristics on the positions of the items and is explained by learning. Data on fluid intelligence measured by Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Test Items, Difficulty Level, Short Term Memory
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Aydin Ceran, Sema; Ates, Salih – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to determine the effects of the learning process based on the 5E Model Supported by Real Life Based Context in the Unit of Force and Energy in the course of Science on the conceptual understanding levels of the students at the seventh grade which are measured various techniques. The research was designed with…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Secondary School Science, Science Instruction, Physics
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Yildirim, Ozen; Aybek, Eren Can – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
A scale that does not measure the same structure in different cultures should not be used in the cross-cultural comparison-based studies. The validity of the scales should be tested primarily for the countries. In this study, as the evidence of validity of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015 science self-efficacy scale,…
Descriptors: Measurement, Self Efficacy, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Benek, Ibrahim; Bezir Akcay, Behiye – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
This study aims to develop a new cooperative learning technique and to examine the effectiveness of this technique. In the study, action research pattern, in which one of the qualitative research methods was used. The study included 12 male and 8 female students, in total 20 students, studying at 5th grade of a secondary school in Van province of…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Learning Strategies, Secondary School Students, Grade 5
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Ahmed, Ahmed Y.; Miller, Vachel W.; Gebremeskel, Haftu H.; Ebessa, Asrat D. – Educational Studies, 2019
The rapid expansion of primary education in Ethiopia has enabled most children to attend primary education--or at least to start schooling. This expansion, however, is largely "symbolic" rather than "substantive" where "substantive" refers to access that generates meaningful learning. The article explores spatial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Sustainable Development, Equal Education
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Connolly, Paul; Taylor, Becky; Francis, Becky; Archer, Louise; Hodgen, Jeremy; Mazenod, Anna; Tereshchenko, Antonina – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
Drawing upon data gathered from 9301 Year 7 students (12-13 years old) from 46 secondary schools in England, this study represents the first larger-scale attempt to compare their actual set allocations in maths with the counterfactual position where their allocation to sets is based solely on their prior attainment at the end of primary school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Placement, Secondary School Mathematics
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Tavsancil, Ezel; Yildirim, Ozen; Bilican Demir, Safiye – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Purpose: The aim of the study was to investigate the extent students' learning strategies and reading enjoyment variables predicted PISA 2009 reading achievement, and to examine whether reading enjoyment had a mediator effect in the relationship between reading achievement and learning strategies. Methods: In this correlational study, Turkey PISA…
Descriptors: Reading Attitudes, Reading Achievement, Performance Factors, Learning Strategies
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Sortkaer, Bent – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
In this article I describe teacher-student feedback as an active process shaped by both the teacher and the student and argue that feedback is influenced by students' unique experiences and socialisation. Drawing on sociological theories on interaction and communication, I argue that the type and quality of the teacher-student feedback perceived…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Correlation, Student Attitudes, Socioeconomic Status
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