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Won, Mihye; Krabbe, Heiko; Ley, Siv Ling; Treagust, David F.; Fischer, Hans E. – Educational Assessment, 2017
In this study, we investigated the value of a concept map marking guide as an alternative formative assessment tool for science teachers to adopt for the topic of energy. Eight high school science teachers marked students' concept maps using an itemized holistic marking guide. Their marking was compared with the researchers' marking and the scores…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Concept Mapping, Formative Evaluation
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Abu-Hamour, Bashir; Al-Hmouz, Hanan – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
This study examines the problem of underachievement among gifted high school students. Low achievers were compared to high and moderate achievers on their motivation, self-regulation, and attitudes toward their school and teachers. Participants were all highly able students from grades 10 and 11 in an academically selective gifted high school in…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Academically Gifted, High School Students, Comparative Analysis
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Herbert, Sandra; Pierce, Robyn – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2012
Rate (of change) is an important but complicated mathematical concept describing a ratio comparing two different numeric, measurable quantities. Research referring to students' difficulties with this concept spans more than 20 years. It suggests that problems experienced by some calculus students are likely a result of pre-existing limited or…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Mathematical Concepts, Calculus, Comparative Analysis
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Southcott, Jane; Crawford, Renee – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
Recently, in Australia both the "National Review of School Music Education" and "The Australian Curriculum" identify the importance of technology in school music education. However, the understanding of music technology, as demonstrated by state and territory curricular guidelines, is limited with technology mostly recognised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Music Education, Music
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Abbott-Chapman, Joan; Denholm, Carey; Wyld, Colin – Journal of Youth Studies, 2008
A large-scale study conducted in Tasmania, Australia, of teenage risk-taking across 26 potentially harmful risk activities has examined a range of factors that encourage or inhibit risk-taking. Among these factors, the degree of social and professional support the teenage students say they would access for personal, study or health problems has…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Profiles, Comparative Analysis
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Punch, Renee; Hyde, Merv – Deafness and Education International, 2005
This article reports on the social participation of hard-of-hearing adolescents attending integrated school settings with itinerant teacher support, and the relationship between the students' perceptions of their social participation and their social self-concept and career decision-making. As part of a mixed methods study investigating the career…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Hearing Impairments, Adolescents, Regular and Special Education Relationship