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Saltan, Fatih – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The study investigated pre-service ICT teachers' perceptions of algorithm visualization (AV) with regard to appropriateness of teaching levels and contribution to learning and motivation. In order to achieve this aim, a qualitative case study was carried out. The participants consisted of 218 pre-service ICT teachers from four different…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Computer Science Education, Mathematics, Visualization
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Hagan, Daryl C.; Houchens, Gary – Journal of Catholic Education, 2016
While research on faculty meetings is limited, existing literature suggests that meetings could be an arena where schools can address their most pressing challenges (Brandenburg, 2008; Michel, 2011; Riehl, 1998). Building on Macey and Schneider's (2008) Model of Employee Engagement and McGrath's Model of Group Effectiveness (1964), this case study…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Staff Meetings, Catholics, Self Concept
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Kombo, Ibun – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This paper presents the findings of the study which was conducted to determine factors contributing to the accumulation of primary school teacher's debts to the Government of Tanzania, a case study of Dar es Salaam Region in its three municipalities namely, Ilala, Kinondoni and Temeke. Data was obtained through sampling method which also helped to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Debt (Financial), Government (Administrative Body)
Dasdemir, Ikramettin – Online Submission, 2014
This study was conducted to explore the science and technology teachers' views on the implementation of 5th grade science course. Open-ended questions were used as a data collection tool. The study sample consisted of 28 science and technology teachers working in Erzurum in 2012-2013 education year. The data gathered were analysed via content…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Grade 5, Elementary School Teachers
Zvavahera, Promise – Journal of Case Studies in Education, 2014
This study focused on the management of human capital in Zimbabwean rural schools. It was observed that teachers in rural schools preferred urban postings which turned out to have better facilities and incentives. Rural to urban migration of teachers is a cause for concern in Mazowe District. This study was motivated by the high teacher-turnover…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Rural Schools, Case Studies
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Mota, Graça; Araújo, Maria Jose – Music Education Research, 2013
A three-year-case study funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) from the Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education was designed to study a 30-year project of music and drama in primary schools in Madeira. This article reports on the narratives of the three main figures in the project as they elaborate on its…
Descriptors: Music Education, Drama, Elementary Education, Personal Narratives
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Waring, Scott M.; Bentley, Courtney C. – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine a group of fifth graders experiences, beliefs, and opinions during the construction of digital historical agent profiles. This research study examined a project in which students were engaged in the learning of historical content and were asked to convey information about the life of someone from the past…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Class Activities, Worksheets, Case Studies
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Li, Xuanxi; Chu, Samuel Kai Wah; Ki, Wing Wah; Woo, Matsuko – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
This case study explored collaborative writing in Chinese among 59 primary four Chinese students using a "Wiki-based Collaborative Process Writing Pedagogy" (WCPWP) in Shenzhen, China. It aimed mainly to design and orchestrate a WCPWP in order to facilitate students' Chinese writing. It investigated students' collaborative writing…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Writing Processes, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Auerbach, Susan; Collier, Shartriya – Teachers College Record, 2012
Background/Context: As accountability pressures have mounted toward ever-higher targets under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, low-achieving schools have sought new tools for raising achievement. The association between parent involvement and student achievement is well established, though the association is an indirect relationship mediated…
Descriptors: Accountability, Immigrants, Reading Skills, Family Literacy
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Figg, Candace; Jamani, Kamini Jaipal – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
Two approaches to teaching with technology to highlight practice-based teacher knowledge and actions for teaching technologically enhanced lessons are presented. Participants were two elementary pre-service teachers teaching during practicum. Qualitative data sources included verbatim transcripts of participant interviews, field notes of planning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Teacher Characteristics, Educational Technology