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Pazhoman, Hamzeh; Sarkhosh, Mehdi – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The study examined the relationship between English teachers' reflective practices and their self-regulation. It also explored the relationships between self-regulation and teachers' teaching experiences. To achieve the goal of the study, 103 English teachers from different senior and junior high schools were selected through convenience sampling…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Metacognition
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Chiu, Mei-Hung; Liaw, Hongming Leonard; Yu, Yuh-Ru; Chou, Chin-Cheng – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Utilizing facial recognition technology, the current study has attempted to predict the likelihood of student conceptual change with decision tree models based on the facial micro-expression states (FMES) students exhibited when they experience conceptual conflict. While conceptual change through conceptual conflicts in science education is a…
Descriptors: Science Education, Scientific Concepts, Concept Formation, Grade 10
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Barreiro, Alicia; Arsenio, William F.; Wainryb, Cecilia – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined how Argentine adolescents' judgments about the fairness of their society are related to their perceptions of actual and ideal societal wealth distribution, just world beliefs, and trust in political institutions. Six hundred ninety-nine Argentine adolescents from three age groups (12-14 years, 15-16 years, and 17-18 years) in…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Socioeconomic Status
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Kinney, Daryl W. – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to fit theoretical models of prediction to urban students' decisions to enroll and persist in music ensembles using academic achievement, socioeconomic status (SES), number of parents/guardians at home, mobility, ethnicity, and sex as explanatory variables. Through multinomial logistic regression, I built predictive…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Prediction
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Kyndt, Eva; Donche, Vincent; Coertjens, Liesje; van Daal, Tine; Gijbels, David; Van Petegem, Peter – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
The transition from secondary to higher education is a challenging process, in which the development of students' motivation plays a pivotal role. The current study examines whether self-efficacy--and how it develops--is able to explain the growth in motivation. The current longitudinal study included five waves, across a period of 25 months (i.e.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Motivation, Longitudinal Studies, Self Determination
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Allen, Jeff; Mattern, Krista; Ndum, Edwin – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2019
We derived an index of high school academic rigor (HSAR) by optimizing the prediction of first-year college GPA (FYGPA) based on high school courses taken, grades, and indicators of advanced coursework. Using a large data set and nominal parameterization of high school course outcomes, the HSAR index capitalizes on differential contributions…
Descriptors: High Schools, Difficulty Level, Prediction, Grade Point Average
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Manago, Adriana M.; Pacheco, Patricia – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2019
The present article examines continuity and change in views on gender in a Maya community before and after a communication tower was installed in 2010. Interview data were collected in 2009 when participants were adolescents (n = 80) and then again in 2015 when they were young adults (n = 68). Values and beliefs for gender were measured using…
Descriptors: Social Networks, American Indians, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Ghaith, Ghazi; El-Sanyoura, Hind – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2019
This study investigated the reported use of metacognitive reading strategies and their interplay with the reading comprehension of 119 tenth grade learners of English as a foreign language (EFL) enrolled in five randomly-selected public schools in South Lebanon. In addition, the study examined the relative role of the global, problem-solving, and…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Metacognition, Problem Solving, Reading Comprehension
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Kennedy, Andrea K.; Winter, Virginia Ramseyer; Corbin, Megan M. – Physical Educator, 2019
In this study, we examine if school physical education (PE) policy initiatives are related to body image among adolescents. Problems with body image often peak during adolescence, and it is important that there are ways of improving body image among youth. This cross-sectional study used data from the Health Behavior in School-Aged Children…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Human Body, Self Concept, Educational Policy
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Cirino, Paul T.; Tolar, Tammy D.; Fuchs, Lynn S. – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Algebra I is a crucial course for middle and high school students for successful STEM-related coursework. A key issue is whether students should take Algebra I in Grade 8 versus Grade 9. Large-scale policy studies show conflicting results, and there are few (particularly longitudinal) individual difference studies. In the study, 53 students were…
Descriptors: Algebra, Prediction, Grade 8, Grade 9
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Mustafa Alpaslan, Muhammet – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The gender gap continues to exist in physics education. The author examines the gender-related differences in the relations and strengths among personal epistemologies, motivation, and achievement in physics among Turkish high school students. Established questionnaires were used to identify students' personal epistemologies, motivations and…
Descriptors: Physics, Gender Differences, Science Achievement, High School Students
O'Connor, Bennett – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Science self-efficacy is critical to the achievement and participation of students in science. The purpose of this study was to explore the factors (age, attitudes towards math, school climate, school rigorous expectations, and the number of advanced math and science courses taken) contributing to science self-efficacy in an Early College High…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, High School Students, Science Education, Student Attitudes
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Farmer, Aarek – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this research study was to explore the impact effective teacher characteristics have on student motivation within the classroom in order to inform Education Preparation Programs (EPPs) with further knowledge regarding how to support and train future teachers. Specifically, this study sought to (1) determine differences in effective…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Skills, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Student Motivation
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Neuenschwander, Markus P.; Hofmann, Jan; Jüttler, Andreas; Schumann, Stephan – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2018
Context: Following the social cognitive career theory of Lent, Brown, and Hackett (1994), the current study examines the effect of role models' professions and practical internship experiences on the choice of professional environment independent of professional interests. Embedded in the Swiss context with its strong vocational training system,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Role Models, Internship Programs
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Kapelner, Adam; Soterwood, Jeanine; NessAiver, Shalev; Adlof, Suzanne – Grantee Submission, 2018
Vocabulary knowledge is essential to educational progress. High quality vocabulary instruction requires supportive contextual examples to teach word meaning and proper usage. Identifying such contexts by hand for a large number of words can be difficult. In this work, we take a statistical learning approach to engineer a system that predicts…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Databases, Training, Models
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