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Krahenbuhl, Kevin Scott – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2021
This study investigated teacher profiles with regards to their conception of truth. The explanatory sequential design began with the first phase administering a survey to a random sample from across the American southeast. Results were aggregated and each teacher was profiled with regards to four diverse views of truth: correspondence, relativist,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Epistemology, Educational Practices, Profiles
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Rott, Benjamin – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2021
Epistemological beliefs are considered to play an important role in processes of learning and teaching. However, research on epistemological beliefs is confronted with methodological issues as for traditionally used self-report instruments with closed items, problems with social desirability, validity, and capturing domain-specific aspects of…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Epistemology, Beliefs, Critical Thinking
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Tristani, Lauren; Tomasone, Jennifer; Gainforth, Heather; Bassett-Gunter, Rebecca – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Quality inclusive physical activity (PA) programmes have demonstrated vast benefits for individuals with (e.g.) and without disabilities. For example, among people with disabilities, PA participation is related to enhanced social inclusion, reduced risk for secondary health conditions, optimised physical functioning, and improved overall…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Students with Disabilities, Student Participation
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Uink, Bep; Bennett, Rebecca; van den Berg, Chanelle – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are increasingly completing university at rates higher than their male counterparts. However, the reasons for this trend, including factors that support Indigenous women's determination to persist with university study, remain undocumented in the literature. We applied a strengths-based approach to…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Females, College Students, Academic Persistence
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Safrudiannur; Rott, Benjamin – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2021
Studies measuring teachers' beliefs quantitatively by using self-report Likert scale instruments often face methodological difficulties. Such difficulties might be due to the fact that those instruments often provide less or no contexts. Whereas, several studies have shown that contexts at school, particularly contexts related to students'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Measurement Techniques, Statistical Analysis
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Bilican Demir, Safiye; Yildirim, Ozen – Education and Urban Society, 2021
Determining the ethnic differences in academic performance among immigrant students is important in terms of adapting them into the system they live in. Examining the variables related to students' performance will be a guide in overcoming the issue. The purpose of this study is to examine the direct effect of economic, social, and cultural status…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Achievement, Socioeconomic Influences, Cultural Influences
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Pinar, Selim; Bardakçi, Mehmet; Yalçin Arslan, Fadime – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2021
The primary aim of this study is to investigate the factors influencing teachers' professional learning the most among four factors; (a) Teacher cognition and beliefs, (b) teacher emotions, (c) teacher motivation, and (d) contextual variables and find out whether or not there is a difference among teaching experience and degree in terms of teacher…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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McLain, Matt – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2021
This paper builds on a previous study of the 'demonstration' as a signature pedagogy in design and technology (D&T). The demonstration is a fundamental pedagogical tool in practical subjects, for the development of learners' procedural knowledge, from observation and imitation to autonomy and adaption of a technique. As such, it tends to align…
Descriptors: Demonstrations (Educational), Technology Education, Design, Teacher Educators
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Litam, Stacey Diane Arañez; Lam, Eddie T. C. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2021
Human trafficking is a transnational crime that counselors must be prepared to address through advocacy efforts and within therapeutic settings. The present study sought to examine whether sex trafficking attitudes were different in counselors based on training specialization, workplace setting, biological sex, and previous human trafficking…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Counselor Attitudes, Beliefs, Counselor Training
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Michael, Robert B.; Breaux, Brooke O. – Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 2021
The 2016 US Presidential campaign saw an explosion in popularity for the term "fake news." This phenomenon raises interesting questions: Which news sources do people believe are fake, and what do people think "fake news" means? One possibility is that beliefs about the news reflect a bias to disbelieve information that…
Descriptors: Political Affiliation, Political Attitudes, Beliefs, Deception
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Alsaif Ali S., Reema; Starks, Donna – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2021
This paper sheds light on Fishmanian understandings of domains as clusters of people, aural behaviours, activities and artefacts through the exploration of sacred and banal domains within the Grand Mosque of Mecca, a religious site that serves as a pilgrimage for Muslims of different nationalities and language backgrounds. The overall patterns…
Descriptors: Islam, Historic Sites, Muslims, Religious Factors
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Subban, Pearl; Round, Penny; Sharma, Umesh – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
The self-efficacy beliefs of teachers often influence their readiness, motivation and ability to adopt inclusive teaching practices in their classrooms. This study drew on the responses of 158 educators employed at secondary schools throughout Victoria, Australia, in order to quantify and explain their beliefs regarding their efficaciousness in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Beliefs
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Chen, Ya-Ling; Huang, Lee-Feng; Wu, Pei-Chen – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
This study analyzed early childhood preservice teachers' specific components of self-efficacy to provide a more exhaustive comprehension of the relationships among STEM self-efficacy, pedagogical belief, and the self-reported need for professional development (PD). The participants were undergraduate or graduate preservice teachers recruited from…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Self Efficacy, STEM Education
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Amitay, Gila; Rahav, Giora – Preventing School Failure, 2021
This study was designed to elicit comprehensive information about drop-out youth's schooling experiences in a successful alternative school. We combined a triangular measurement design from the perspectives of the students, their parents, their teachers, and the researchers. The study is based on 82 semi-structured interviews with students (n =…
Descriptors: Failure, Nontraditional Education, Student Empowerment, Dropouts
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Xie, Xiaohuan; Qin, Shiyu; Gou, Zhonghua; Yi, Ming – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Aiming to find out how to incorporate green building into the architectural curriculum, this study aims to explore the psychological path for cultivating architectural students' awareness and motivation to learn the green design concepts and related technologies. Design/methodology/approach: Based on a global review of relevant…
Descriptors: Building Design, Architectural Education, Energy Conservation, Ecological Factors
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