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Symeonidou, Simoni – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
This paper reports on the findings of a study that sought to examine firstly, the themes expressed in the art of disabled people in Greece and Cyprus and in interviews with these artists, and secondly, the ways that such art can serve the school curriculum. To this end, an electronic archive of the life stories and art of interest was analysed.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Artists
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Sideridis, Georgios D.; Simos, Panagiotis; Mouzaki, Angeliki; Stamovlasis, Dimitrios; Georgiou, George K. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to explain the moderating role of rapid automatized naming (RAN) in word reading with a cusp catastrophe model. We hypothesized that increases in RAN performance speed beyond a critical point would be associated with the disruption in word reading, consistent with a "generic shutdown" hypothesis.…
Descriptors: Naming, Reading Difficulties, Elementary School Students, Reading Comprehension
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Giannopoulou, Ioanna; Pasalari, Evdokia; Korkoliakou, Panagiota; Douzenis, Athanasios – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
A recent special education legislation reform in Greece puts emphasis on the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs into mainstream schools. The purpose of the present study was to investigate knowledge of ASD among 67 mainstream nursery and primary classroom teachers, and evaluate the effectiveness of a half-day ASD awareness seminar…
Descriptors: Autism, Consciousness Raising, Foreign Countries, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Masadis, Grigorios; Filippou, Filippos; Derri, Vasiliki; Mavridis, Georgios; Rokka, Stella – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate: a. the effect of an interdisciplinary program of Greek traditional dance by the means of the teamwork method of teaching social skills to students. b. whether this effect was similar for boys and girls. The sample of the study constituted of 206 elementary school pupils (4th, 5th, and 6th class). The…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Interdisciplinary Approach, Dance
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Rokka, Stella; Kouli, Olga; Bebetsos, Evangelos; Goulimaris, Dimitrios; Mavridis, George – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of a dance aerobic intervention program on intrinsic motivation and perceived motivation climate in 7th grade middle school students. The sample of the study consisted of 160 healthy students, of the first grade of middle school. Of these, 91 students was the experimental group and the…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Intervention, Student Motivation, Grade 7
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Zekioglu, Aylin; Kalkan, Naci – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Anatolia has hosted many civilizations and has made great contributions to the history of humanity in scientific, social and cultural terms. Two of the most important cultures that make up this cultural heritage in Anatolia are Hellenic and Roman culture. The material and intangible cultural heritage of this turnover is still alive in Anatolia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World History, Recreational Facilities, Cultural Influences
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Arvanitis, Eugenia; Yelland, Nicola J.; Kiprianos, Pandelis – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
The authors used interviews and video data to talk with Syrian children (age 11 - 15 years) living at a refugee center in Greece to hear their narratives of their lives. The authors were interested to discover how they arrived here and how they occupy this liminal space while their families seek a safe haven in Western Europe. The video…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Preadolescents, Adolescents
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Poulou, Maria S.; Reddy, Linda A.; Dudek, Christopher M. – School Psychology International, 2019
Teachers' perceptions of self-efficacy are one of the few individual characteristics that predict teacher practice. There is limited research linking teachers' perceptions of self-efficacy and actual classroom practices. The study examined teacher' perceptions of self-efficacy and actual instructional and behavior management practices using the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes
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Papanthymou, Anastasia; Darra, Maria – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The present study is a literature review of 37 empirical studies from Greece and internationally of the last decade and aims at investigating the contribution of learner self-assessment to: a. enhancement of learning motivation, b. improvement of academic performance/learning, c. development of self-regulating learning and d. raise of self-esteem.…
Descriptors: Instruction, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Physical Education, Self Esteem
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Koulocheri, Eleni; Xenos, Michalis – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2019
Social networks have undoubtedly penetrated into our daily life, in such a degree that educational life could not avoid this effect, as proven by the many education-oriented social networks that have emerged. The education-oriented social network environment named HOU2LEARN, used by the Hellenic Open University, is one of these networks, providing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Open Universities, College Students
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Alexopoulos, A.; Pavlidou, M.; Cherouvis, S. – Physics Education, 2019
In recent years the realisation that children make decisions and choices about subjects they like in primary school became widely accepted. The role of the primary school teacher as the main ambassador for a subject is therefore crucial in inspiring and enthusing the younger generation towards STEM. However, in most European countries, primary…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Role
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Karpouza, Eleni; Emvalotis, Anastassios – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Despite its significance, the teacher-student relationship in higher education remains an under-researched field. The current study used constructivist grounded theory, in order to enrich the relevant discussion. More specifically, it aimed at exploring how the teacher-student relationship in graduate education develops (and gradually evolves)…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Graduate Study, Constructivism (Learning), Grounded Theory
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Millar, Oscar; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: The aim of this study was to improve understanding of the relationship between music practice and the wellbeing of young refugees, by examining the perspectives of Yazidi music participants aged 11-18. Design: Focused exploratory case study design, informed by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion which provided the conceptual…
Descriptors: Refugees, Well Being, Music, Adolescents
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Theodotou, Evgenia – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Literacy is one of the most important areas of development. Several pieces of research examine the positive impact of the arts on children's literacy development. However, most of them focus on specific literacy skills and not in providing a holistic examination of literacy. Also, they adapt a structured methodology, with pre-decided lesson plans,…
Descriptors: Literacy, Literacy Education, Art Education, Lesson Plans
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Sapsani, Georgia; Tselios, Nikolaos – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2019
The present article examines the relationship between student personality, use of social media and their academic performance and engagement. Specifically, this article examines the relationship of students' Facebook (FB) use and personality characteristics using the Big Five Personality Test. This is focused on (a) student engagement; (b) time…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Social Media, Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement
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