NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 6 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
van den Bergh, Linda; Ros, Anje; Beijaard, Douwe – Educational Studies, 2013
Giving feedback during active learning is an important, though difficult, task for teachers. In the present study, the problems elementary school teachers perceive and the beliefs they hold regarding this task were investigated. It appeared that teachers believe conditional teacher skills, especially time management, hinder them most from giving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Feedback (Response), Elementary School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Moolenaar, Nienke M.; Sleegers, Peter J. C.; Karsten, Sjoerd; Daly, Alan J. – Educational Studies, 2012
While researchers are currently studying various forms of social network interaction among teachers for their impact on educational policy implementation and practice, knowledge on how various types of networks are interrelated is limited. The goal of this study is to understand the dimensionality that may underlie various types of social networks…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Interpersonal Relationship, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Collaboration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schuitema, Jaap; Veugelers, Wiel – Educational Studies, 2011
One important aim of citizenship education is learning to deal with cultural diversity. To this end, schools organise exchange projects to bring students into contact with different social and cultural groups. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of intergroup contact in educational settings and to understand what the most…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Ethnic Groups, Cultural Pluralism, Interaction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schildkamp, Kim; Visscher, Adrie – Educational Studies, 2010
School quality care has become important in many Western countries. Expectations are high, but little is known about the nature and extent of the use of self-evaluation instruments within schools. From this longitudinal study into the use of a Dutch school self-evaluation instrument, it became clear that schools vary in the extent to which they…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Quality
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Konings, Karen D.; van Zundert, Marjo J.; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; van Merrienboer, Jeroen J. G. – Educational Studies, 2007
Research has shown the importance of students' perceptions of a learning environment and the existence of discrepancies between students' and teachers' perceptions. Participatory design could be a helpful strategy to reduce such discrepancies and eventually improve the design of learning environments, as it has proven to be effective to optimize…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Teacher Attitudes