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Ðuranovic, Marina; Opic, Siniša – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this paper is to explore the prevalence of activities in leisure time of the young. A survey was conducted on 1062 students in 8 primary (n = 505; 47,6%) and high schools (n = 557; 52,4%) in Sisak-Moslavina County in the Republic of Croatia. The questionnaire of spending leisure time used was made up of 30 variables on a five-degree…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Elementary School Students
Topolovcan, Tomislav; Matijevic, Milan; Dumancic, Mario – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this research is to examine the extent to which certain sociodemographic characteristics of students and teachers, along with computer self-efficacy, attitudes towards the new media and the frequency of using the new media in instruction, can be regarded as predictors of constructivist teaching. The research was carried out on a sample…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students, Grade 8, Elementary School Teachers
Topolovcan, Tomislav; Matijevic, Milan – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this research was to investigate whether particular socio-demographic characteristics of pupils in lower secondary education, their level of computer selfefficacy and motivation for using digital media in class are considered significant predictors of constructivist learning. Furthermore, the aim was to investigate the characteristics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Secondary Education, Secondary School Students
Topolovcan, Tomislav; Toplak, Tea; Matijevic, Milan – Online Submission, 2013
The development and use of new media in the class emphasizes independent learning based on the activities of the students, constructivist learning and student-centred lessons in general. Using new media in the class does not prompt more efficient learning and teaching in itself, but can initiate the learning processes by didactically shaping the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Rural Schools, Ownership
Özdemir, Soner Mehmet – Online Submission, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine the activities of professional development that Turkish elementary and secondary teachers experienced individually in the previous two years. Survey method was used and data were collected through an instrument developed by researcher. Sample consisted of 507 elementary and secondary teachers employed in 12…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Perišin, Dijana; Opic, Siniša – Online Submission, 2013
Internet allows great interaction between real and perceived anonymous environment. Adolescents, acting under the assumption of anonymity show different patterns of behavior, which has lead to a new form of violence: cyberbullying. There is a possibility of both positive and negative behavior in virtual space, however, the negative side of the…
Descriptors: Internet, Violence, Student Behavior, Foreign Countries
Chin-Fei, Huang; Chia-Ju, Liu – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of this study is to explore the influences of students' learning motivation on Web-based collaborative learning. This study conducted learning materials of Web pages about science and collaborative learning, a motivation questionnaire and interviews were used for data collection. Eighty Grade 5 students and a science teacher were…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Homework, Internet, Experimental Groups
Barrand, Jessica L.; Rettig, Michael – Online Submission, 2011
This purpose of this investigation was to examine the level of training and perceptions regarding reading assessment by elementary teachers in a suburban school district. The teachers were given an on-line survey to complete in the spring of 2011. While the response rate to the survey was fairly low, the teachers who did respond indicated that …
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, Reading Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
Quigley, Donna – Online Submission, 2011
Schools generally have been unable to keep up with the rapid technical changes in modern society. As a result, primary school age children worldwide are becoming self-taught independent e-learners and the gap between what they know and are able to do exceeds the learning outcomes for their schools' ICT (information communication technology)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Internet
Kabakci, Isil; Firat, Mehmet; Izmirli, Serkan; Kuzu, Elif Bugra – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of the current study is to determine opinions of teachers on using internet searching strategies in an elementary school. The study conducted through qualitative method was designed on survey research model. Participants were consisted of 21 teachers at an elementary school in Eskisehir in Turkey. Questionnaires consisting of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instruction, Internet, Search Strategies
Lin, Chia-jung Maigo; Lu, Mei-yan – Online Submission, 2010
The city of Taipei has been considered as a leading role of information technology education in Taiwan. However, many questions have been waited to be answered. The purpose of this study was to investigate the current situations and problems of primary school teachers' technology-instruction integration. By implementing the approach of cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Multimedia Materials, Performance Technology