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Karatekin, Kadir – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This research has been handled for two purposes: First, determining the level of ecological citizenship of teachers; secondly, the level of curiosity about the environment, the frequency of participation in environmental activities, investigating the relationship between the dimensions of Ecological Citizenship Scale (ECS). In line with this aim,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Civil Rights, Justice, Conservation (Environment)
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Liu, Haixia; Lin, Chin-Hsi; Zhang, Dongbo; Zheng, Binbin – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
This study examined internal and external factors affecting pedagogical use of technology among 47 K-12 Chinese language teachers in the United States. Path analysis of the survey data was used to examine the relationships between the teachers' instructional use of technology, on the one hand, and on the other, their perceptions of three internal…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Teachers
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Parkin, Jason R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
Oral language and word reading skills have important effects on reading comprehension. The Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-Third Edition (WIAT-III) measures both skill sets, but little is known about their specific effects on reading comprehension within this battery. Path analysis was used to evaluate the collective effects of reading and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Oral Language, Reading Tests, Reading Fluency
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Pucher, Katharina K.; Candel, Math J. J. M.; Boot, Nicole M. W. M.; de Vries, Nanne K. – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The Diagnosis of Sustainable Collaboration (DISC) model (Leurs et al., 2008) specifies five factors (i.e. project management, change management, context, external factors, and stakeholders' support) which predict whether collaboration becomes strong and stable. The purpose of this paper is to study the dynamics of these factors in a study…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Comprehensive School Health Education, Sustainability, Educational Cooperation
Piselli, Katherine D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Math fluency, which refers to the ability to solve single digit arithmetic problems quickly and accurately, is a foundational mathematical skill. Recent research has examined the role of phonological processing, executive control, and number sense in explaining differences in math fluency performance in school-aged children. Identifying the links…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Mathematics Achievement, Intelligence, Mathematics Instruction
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Liu, Feng; Ritzhaupt, Albert D.; Dawson, Kara; Barron, Ann E. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2017
The purpose of this research was to design and test a model of classroom technology integration in the context of K-12 schools. The proposed multilevel path analysis model includes teacher, contextual, and school related variables on a teacher's use of technology and confidence and comfort using technology as mediators of classroom technology…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Elementary Secondary Education, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Path Analysis
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Ehren, Melanie C. M.; Shackleton, Nichola – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
In many countries the need for education systems and schools to improve and innovate has become central to the education policy of governments. School inspections are expected to play an important role in promoting such continuous improvement and to help schools and education systems more generally to consider the need for change and improvement.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Inspection, Comparative Analysis
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Yan, Zi; Sin, Kuen-fung – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2015
This study aimed at providing explanation and prediction of principals' inclusive education intentions and practices under the framework of the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB). A sample of 209 principals from Hong Kong schools was surveyed using five scales that were developed to assess the five components of TPB: attitude, subjective norm,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Inclusion, Behavior Theories
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Ehren, M. C. M.; Gustafsson, J. E.; Altrichter, H.; Skedsmo, G.; Kemethofer, D.; Huber, S. G. – Comparative Education, 2015
In this article, different inspection models are compared in terms of their impact on school improvement and the mechanisms each of these models generates to have such an impact. Our theoretical framework was drawn from the programme theories of six countries' school inspection systems (i.e. the Netherlands, England, Sweden, Ireland, the province…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Factor Analysis, Surveys, Principals
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Vermeulen, Marjan; Van Acker, Frederik; Kreijns, Karel; van Buuren, Hans – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2015
To gain insight into how to promote teachers' use of digital learning materials (DLMs) in their pedagogical practices we adopted the Integrated Model of Behaviour Prediction to investigate the relationships between organizational and teacher-related variables. A representative sample of 772 teachers from primary, secondary or vocational education…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Multimedia Materials
Whitehurst, Grover J.; Stuit, David; Graves, Claire; Shaw, Lauren – Brookings Institution, 2015
The traditional delivery system for public K-12 education in the U.S. is being disrupted by forces from without (e.g., forms of competition, including charter schools) and from within (e.g., new regulatory requirements, including meaningful teacher evaluation and the Common Core). As in any sizable sector of the economy, challenges to the status…
Descriptors: Advocacy, State Policy, State Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Jung, Hee-Jung – Language Learning & Technology, 2014
Although the concept of ubiquitous technologies has been introduced to many parts of society, there have been limited applications, and little is known about learners' behavior toward ubiquitous technologies, particularly in the context of English learning. This study considers a sample of Korean students to identify the key factors that influence…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Arrington, C. Nikki; Kulesz, Paulina A.; Francis, David J.; Fletcher, Jack M.; Barnes, Marcia A. – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2014
Little is known about how specific components of working memory, namely, attentional processes including response inhibition, sustained attention, and cognitive inhibition, are related to reading decoding and comprehension. The current study evaluated the relations of reading comprehension, decoding, working memory, and attentional control in…
Descriptors: Attention, Short Term Memory, Reading Comprehension, Decoding (Reading)
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Jungert, Tomas; Alm, Fredrik; Thornberg, Robert – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2014
Difficulties in attracting student teachers have resulted in research focusing on student teachers' motives for studying to join the profession. Because previous findings are mixed, the first aim of this study was to explore motives for students to become teachers. A second aim was to explore the relationship between teachers' motives and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Motivation, Learner Engagement
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McCoy, Dana Charles; Wolf, Sharon; Godfrey, Erin B. – School Psychology International, 2014
This study examined the role that Ghanaian caregivers' values toward education play in shaping students' intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation for learning, and the ways these values and motivational orientations predict school attendance and achievement. Study participants included 88 students (M?=?11.63 years; 48% female) from two primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Caregivers, Caregiver Attitudes, Values
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