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Fraillon, Julian, Ed.; Ainley, John, Ed.; Schulz, Wolfram, Ed.; Friedman, Tim, Ed.; Duckworth, Daniel, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
IEA's International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) 2018 investigated how well students are prepared for study, work, and life in a digital world. ICILS 2018 measured international differences in students' computer and information literacy (CIL): their ability to use computers to investigate, create, participate, and communicate at…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Computer Literacy, Information Literacy, Computer Assisted Testing
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Cheney, Marshall K.; Vesely, Sara K.; Aspy, Cheryl B.; Oman, Roy F.; Tolma, Eleni L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The prospective associations between negative life events (NLEs) and adolescent alcohol use was examined using the Youth Asset Study. Participants (n = 1040 adolescents, mean age = 15.8 years) completed annual interviews which included a life events scale and alcohol use in the last 30 days. Family structure and parent education were assessed as…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Drinking, Correlation
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Toktagazin, Muratbek B.; Adilbekova, Lazzat M.; Ussen, Aigul A.; Nurtazina, Roza A.; Tastan, Tastanbek R. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the research problem is caused by the lack of a single complete system for determining the subgenre differences in the epistolary genre in literary criticism. Thus, this research is devoted to the problem of clarification of the difference between epistolary literature and epistolary journalism in their development over time. The…
Descriptors: Journalism, Comparative Analysis, Questionnaires, Authors
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Zelazo, Philip David; Blair, Clancy B.; Willoughby, Michael T. – National Center for Education Research, 2016
Executive function (EF) skills are the attention-regulation skills that make it possible to sustain attention, keep goals and information in mind, refrain from responding immediately, resist distraction, tolerate frustration, consider the consequences of different behaviors, reflect on past experiences, and plan for the future. As EF research…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Attention Control, Educational Research, Learning Processes
Fraillon, Julian, Ed.; Schulz, Wolfram, Ed.; Friedman, Tim, Ed.; Ainley, John, Ed.; Gebhardt, Eveline, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2015
The International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) studied the extent to which young people have developed computer and information literacy (CIL) to support their capacity to participate in the digital age. Many countries recognize the importance that education in information and communication technologies (ICT) has for enabling…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Achievement
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Burke, Meghan M.; Hodapp, Robert M. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2014
Although mothers of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience high levels of stress and schools constitute an important resource, the relation remains unknown between maternal stress and educational services. Responding to a national, web-based survey, 965 mothers of students with disabilities completed a 163-item…
Descriptors: Mothers, Stress Variables, Developmental Disabilities, Children
OECD Publishing, 2014
The Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) will establish technical standards and guidelines to ensure that the survey design and implementation processes of PIAAC yield high-quality and internationally comparable data. This document provides a revised version of the technical standards and guidelines originally…
Descriptors: Adults, International Assessment, Adult Literacy, Competence
Fortanet-Gómez, Inmaculada – Multilingual Matters, 2013
This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, School Policy
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Hadfield, Mark; Haw, Kaye – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2012
In this article, we set out to explore what we describe as the use of video in various modalities. For us, modality is a synthesizing construct that draws together and differentiates between the notion of "video" both as a method and as a methodology. It encompasses the use of the term video as both product and process, and as a data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Educational Research, Research Design
Norvilitis, Jill M., Ed. – InTech, 2012
With many children and adults affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, researchers strive to understand the underpinnings of ADHD and associated factors on both a basic and applied level. The goal of this volume is to explore some of the broad array of research in the field of ADHD. The 12 chapters cover a variety of topics as varied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Sensory Integration
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Liu, Dong; Fu, Ping-ping – Journal of Applied Psychology, 2011
This study examined the roles of 3 multilevel motivational predictors in proteges' personal learning in teams: an autonomy-supportive team climate, mentors' autonomy support, and proteges' autonomy orientation. The authors followed 305 proteges in 58 teams for 12 weeks and found that all 3 predictors were positively related to the proteges'…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teamwork, Cognitive Processes, Predictor Variables
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Hopstock, Paul J.; Pelczar, Marisa P. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This technical report and user's guide is designed to provide researchers with an overview of the design and implementation of the 2009 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), as well as with information on how to access the PISA 2009 data. This information is meant to supplement that presented in Organization for Economic Cooperation…
Descriptors: Parent Materials, Academic Achievement, Measures (Individuals), Program Effectiveness
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Bandyopadhyay, Atanu; Kumar, Arvind – Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 2010
This work is an attempt to see how physics undergraduates view the basic ideas of general relativity when they are exposed to the topic in a standard introductory course. Since the subject is conceptually and technically difficult, we adopted a "case studies" approach, focusing in depth on about six students who had just finished a one semester…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Physics, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction
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Nadal, Kevin L.; Pituc, Stephanie T.; Johnston, Marc P.; Esparrago, Theresa – Journal of College Student Development, 2010
Filipino Americans are one of the largest immigrant groups in the United States and the second largest Asian American/Pacific Islander ethnic group. However, there is little research focusing on the unique experiences of this group, particularly in higher education. This paper presents a qualitative exploration of the experiences of Filipino…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology
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Jarvela, Sanna; Volet, Simone; Jarvenoja, Hanna – Educational Psychologist, 2010
In this article we propose that in order to advance our understanding of motivation in collaborative learning we should move beyond the cognitive-situative epistemological divide and combine individual and social processes. Our claim is that although recent research has recognized the importance of social aspects in emerging and sustained…
Descriptors: Motivation, Cooperative Learning, Social Influences, Epistemology
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