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Day, Indira N. Z.; van Blankenstein, F. M.; Westenberg, P. Michiel; Admiraal, W. F. – Educational Studies, 2018
Universities introduce intermediate assessment because it is understood to have positive effects on student behaviour and achievement. Yet, how intermediate assessment is perceived might be conditional for its success. The current study investigates both teachers' and students' perceptions of intermediate assessment. Teachers and students were…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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De Hei, Miranda S. A.; Sjoer, Ellen; Admiraal, Wilfried; Strijbos, Jan-Willem – Educational Studies, 2016
The aim of this study was to describe how teacher educators design and implement group learning activities (GLAs). We used the Group Learning Activities Instructional Design (GLAID) framework to analyse their descriptions. The GLAID framework includes eight components: (1) interaction, (2) learning objectives and outcomes, (3) assessment, (4) task…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Education, Learning Activities
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Cornelissen, Frank; van den Berg, Ellen – Educational Studies, 2014
Today, many institutions of higher education support students in conducting practice-oriented research. This research refers to a broad array of approaches geared toward practitioners' practice. The supervision of such research is of crucial importance, but little is known about its nature and characteristics. This study examined what research…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Supervision, Action Research, Student Teacher Supervisors
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van Dinther, Mart; Dochy, Filip; Segers, Mien; Braeken, Johan – Educational Studies, 2014
The purpose of this study was to provide insight into the interplay between student perceptions of competence-based assessment and student self-efficacy, and how this influences student learning outcomes. Results reveal that student perceptions of the form authenticity aspect and the quality feedback aspect of assessment do predict student…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Outcomes of Education, Prediction
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van Velzen, Joke H. – Educational Studies, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore adolescent students' explanations of their knowledge of learning processes. The explanations of 11th-grade high-school and first-year university students were qualitatively analysed to examine the kinds of explanations that were made regarding knowledge of cognitive knowledge ("n"?=?25), knowledge…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Learning Processes, High School Students, Grade 11
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de Jong, Romi; van Tartwijk, Jan; Wubbels, Theo; Veldman, Ietje; Verloop, Nico – Educational Studies, 2013
Teacher discipline strategies are well documented when it comes to its effects on students and the working climate in the classroom. Although it is commonly acknowledged that for student teachers classroom management is a major concern, student teachers' use of discipline strategies is largely unknown. In this paper, we examine student teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Discipline, Educational Environment
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Torenbeek, Marjolein; Jansen, Ellen; Hofman, Adriaan – Educational Studies, 2011
Central in this study is the degree to which the pedagogical-didactical approach in undergraduate programmes aligns with the pedagogical-didactical approach in secondary schools, and how this is related to first-year achievement. Approaches to teaching at secondary schools and in first-year university programmes were examined by interviewing…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Interviews, Multiple Regression Analysis, Teaching Methods
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Jansen, Ellen P. W. A.; Suhre, Cor J. M. – Educational Studies, 2010
Although many studies have revealed the importance of study skills for students' first-year performance and college retention, the extent of the impact of study skills preparation on students' academic achievement is less clear. This paper explores the impact of pre-university study skills preparation on students' first-year study experiences,…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Law Schools, Time Management, Academic Achievement
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Martens, R.; de Brabander, C.; Rozendaal, J.; Boekaerts, M.; van der Leeden, R. – Educational Studies, 2010
The way students perceive a learning climate (e.g. controlling or stimulating) is significantly influenced by feedback and assessment. However, at present much is unclear about the relation between feedback and motivational state. More specifically, the interplay with student characteristics is unclear. Since there is a strong increase of group…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Metacognition