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Ernst, Heather – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
In this paper, the probability content in senior secondary mathematics Victorian curriculum between 1978 and 2016 was classified and compared, by content, context, procedural complexity, the SOLO thinking frameworks and use of technology. While probability continues to form an important and increasing component of the curriculum, it has moved from…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Probability, Foreign Countries, Difficulty Level
Scheiner, Thorsten – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
This paper presents a new theoretical viewpoint blended from the perspectives that mathematical meaning is extracted (from objects falling under a particular concept) and that mathematical meaning is given (to objects that an individual interacts with). It is elaborated that neither uni-directional framing (whether involving extracting meaning or…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Mathematical Concepts, Teaching Methods, Mathematics
Czocher, Jennifer; Stillman, Gloria; Brown, Jill – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
Verification and validation are essential aspects of mathematics and beyond in STEM, but these constructs are not consistently defined in research nor in curricula documents. In this theoretical paper, we argue that verification and validation are largely characterized as binary judgments by teachers and researchers about what students do. We then…
Descriptors: Mathematical Logic, Validity, STEM Education, Problem Solving
Jamil, Siti Baizura; Ghazali, Munirah – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
This paper explores what we can learn from research that early cognitive processes support the development of children's mathematics skills. The role of two cognitive processes in working memory in the development of early mathematics was investigated: executive functions (EF) and visual-spatial (VS) ability. Children's mathematical skills were…
Descriptors: Role, Executive Function, Spatial Ability, Visual Perception
McCluskey, Catherine; Mulligan, Joanne; Van Bergen, Penny – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
This position paper proposes that a relationship between young children's embodied mathematical concepts and their awareness of mathematical pattern and structure (AMPS) (Mulligan & Mitchelmore, 2009) develops through play. Theoretical perspectives on the development of schematic patterns, the embodiment of mathematical understandings, and the…
Descriptors: Young Children, Mathematical Concepts, Play, Concept Formation
Gusev, Dmitri A.; Swanson, Dewey A. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
Several years ago, we developed a paper for the ASCUE [Association Supporting Computer Users in Education] conference about using live projects in the classroom. The Purdue Polytechnic and our department Computer and Information Technology (CIT) have always encouraged the use of team projects throughout our curriculum. As mentioned in the original…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Information Technology, Problem Based Learning, Student Projects
Connolly, Mary V. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
On December 14, 2017 the FCC voted to repeal the net neutrality rules adopted by the FCC on February 26, 2015. The repeal goes into effect 60 days after it is published in the Federal Register. When the 539 page repeal order was released on January 4, 2018 it was not known when it would be published in the Federal Register. The repeal is being…
Descriptors: Internet, Federal Legislation, Access to Information, State Legislation
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Wilkinson, Jane; Bristol, Laurette Maria Stacy; Heikkinen, Hannu Lauri Tapio – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
Employing Jurgen Habermas's notions of communicative and strategic action (1984), this paper draws on case studies of principals' decision making practices in three sites of Finland, Australia and Jamaica. The research examined principals' understandings of educational autonomy as a part of their practices of decision making. The paper argues that…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Case Studies, Professional Autonomy, Decision Making
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Superfine, Benjamin Michael; Umpstead, Regina R.; Mayrowetz, David; Lenhoff, Sarah Winchell; Pogodzinski, Ben – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
In March 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court decided "Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association," a case addressing the constitutionality of "agency fees" for non-union teachers in California. Although the Court's 4-4 decision in the wake of Justice Scalia's death upheld the constitutionality of agency fees, several similar…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Teacher Associations, Fees, Collective Bargaining
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Boubekki, Ahcène; Jain, Shailee; Brefeld, Ulf – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2018
Analyzing user behavior in electronic textbooks offers appealing insights into how pupils interact with the book and internalize the content. Using these insights may help to personalize the book, e.g., to support users with special educational needs. Conventional approaches often focus on atomic, user-triggered events like clicks or scrolls. In…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Student Behavior, Reader Text Relationship
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Nguyen, Huy; Liew, Chun Wai – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2018
Recent works on Intelligent Tutoring Systems have focused on more complicated knowledge domains, which pose challenges in automated assessment of student performance. In particular, while the system can log every user action and keep track of the student's solution state, it is unable to determine the hidden intermediate steps leading to such…
Descriptors: Bayesian Statistics, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Data Analysis, Error Patterns
Arsyad, Safnil – Online Submission, 2018
Indonesian faculty members and postgraduate students are encouraged to publish their research results in reputable international journals such as those published in English. This is to boost the participation as well as prestige of Indonesian scholars in the eyes of international scholars. However, the majority of scholars in Social Sciences and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scholarship, Writing for Publication, College Faculty
D'Acierno, Maria Rosaria – Online Submission, 2018
The general purpose of this study is to increase, in a classroom environment, formal communication by using reading and writing. Our research focuses on reading as a means to develop the writing of a good précis, which in its turn contributes to improve: 1) memory, vocabulary and grammatical-syntactical structures, in brief, the organization of a…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Native Language, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Throne, Robin; Oddi, Brian – Online Submission, 2018
This conceptual paper critically explores the construct of agency from a dissertation research supervisor perspective. While the literature has expanded in the exploration of student agency, little focus has been given to the construct from a research supervisor agency stance. While current research into doctoral completion has shown the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Graduate Students, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Mentors
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Amponsah, Samuel; Omoregie, Chris Olusola; Ansah, Boakye Owusu – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
In 2015, the world, through UNESCO adopted the 2030 agenda for sustainable development floated on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "transform our world." SDG4 titled "Quality Education" seeks to "ensure inclusive and equitable quality education for all and promote lifelong learning." An ordinary look at SDG4…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Cultural Influences, Equal Education, Educational Quality
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