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Oz, Aysegul Sukran; Dolapçioglu, Sevda – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
Empirical evidence from national and international studies suggests that the teacher-student relationship has a great impact on students' academic success, and social and psychological wellbeing. Realizing the importance of this impact, the present study has two main purposes: firstly, to investigate the perceptions of 6--11 year old students in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship, Gender Differences
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Treagust, David F.; Amarant, Arlene; Chandrasegaran, A. L.; Won, Mihye – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Environmental education in schools is of increasing importance as the world population increases with the subsequent demand on resources and the potential for increased pollution. In an effort to enhance the standing of environmental education in the school curriculum, this study was designed to determine primary students' knowledge about the…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Elementary School Students
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Donoghue, Christopher; Almeida, Angela; Brandwein, David; Rocha, Gabriela; Callahan, Ian – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2014
Becoming a victim of verbal and social bullying in middle school can lead to illness, psychological stress, and maladjustment. The coping strategies that students utilize when they are bullied may influence the likelihood and severity of these negative effects. In this study, we examined the predictions made by students in two middle schools about…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Elementary School Students
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Gelen, Ismail; Onay, Ihsan; Varol, Volkan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
The purpose of this study is to examine the efficiency of "Educational Club Practices" that has been in Elementary School program since 2005-2006, by examining the attitudes of students about "Educational Club Practices". Sample was selected in two steps. First, stratified sampling was employed and then random sampling was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
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Yli-Piipari, Sami; Kokkonen, Juha – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2014
The study examined the role of motivation in students' performance and engagement in elementary and middle school physical education. Cross-lagged relationships between performance and engagement were investigated across Grades 6-9. A total of 763 (365 girls, 398 boys) Finnish school students (11- to 12-year old) were followed across three years.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Expectation
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Liu, Eric Zhi-Feng; Lee, Chun-Yi; Chen, Jen-Huang – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
With ever increasing exposure to computer games, gaining an understanding of the attitudes held by young adolescents toward such activities is crucial; however, few studies have provided scales with which to accomplish this. This study revisited the Computer Game Attitude Scale developed by Chappell and Taylor in 1997, reworking the overall…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Attitude Measures, Internet, Gender Differences
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Aytac, Tufan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the students' viewpoints and the problems they face during the use of Interactive Whiteboard (IWB). This research has been applied on 202 students in primary school and high school in Ankara. In this study, the quantitative data were collected through "IWB Survey Questions" (Student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, Elementary School Students, High School Students
Duncan-Wiles, Daphne S. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
With the recent addition of engineering to most K-12 testable state standards, efficient and comprehensive instruments are needed to assess changes in student knowledge and perceptions of engineering. In this study, I developed the Students' Awareness and Perceptions of Learning Engineering (STAPLE) instrument to quantitatively measure fourth…
Descriptors: Engineering, Engineering Education, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals)
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Lowe, Patricia A.; Grumbein, Matthew J.; Raad, Jennifer M. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The psychometric properties of the Test Anxiety Scale for Elementary Students (TAS-E) scores were examined. In Study 1, an exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was performed on the responses of 997 students in Grades 2 to 6 on the TAS-E. The results of the EFA produced a four-factor solution: Physiological Hyperarousal, Social Concerns, Task…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Validity, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals)
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Lohse, Barbara; Cunningham-Sabo, Leslie; Walters, Lynn M.; Stacey, Jane E. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2011
Objective: To examine reliability of validity-tested instruments measuring fruit and vegetable (FV) preference and self-efficacy (SE) for and attitude (AT) toward cooking. Methods: In Santa Fe, New Mexico, following cognitive interviews with 123 fourth- and fifth-graders, surveys were administered twice, less than 2 weeks apart, to students in 16…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Tests, Nutrition, Validity
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Unruh, Susan M.; Lowe, Patricia A. – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2010
This study details the development and validation of a Spanish language version of the Test Anxiety Inventory for Children and Adolescents (TAICA) for elementary and secondary students. In this study, the TAICA was adapted and administered to a sample of 197 students, 87 males and 110 females, aged 9 to 19 years, in Grades 4 to 12. Results of an…
Descriptors: Females, Reliability, Factor Structure, Adolescents