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De Bondt, Niki; De Maeyer, Sven; Donche, Vincent; Van Petegem, Peter – High Ability Studies, 2021
The aim of this study is to provide -- first theoretically and, subsequently, through an empirical analysis -- a rationale for including the concept of overexcitability in talent research, beyond the five-factor model personality traits. Moreover, the empirical part of this study makes use of an innovative statistical method to address the problem…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Talent, Research, Gifted
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Robbers, Eric; Donche, Vincent; De Maeyer, Sven; Van Petegem, Peter – Research Papers in Education, 2018
Research shows that learning conceptions are susceptible to change during possible critical transitions in students' school careers: such as the transition from primary to secondary education and the transition from secondary to higher education. This study aims to determine whether students' learning conceptions developed during the four years of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Change
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Van Gasse, Roos; Vanlommel, Kristin; Vanhoof, Jan; Van Petegem, Peter – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2017
Research considers collaboration to be a significant factor in terms of how teachers use data to improve their practice. Nevertheless, the effects of teacher collaboration with regard to teachers' individual data use has remained largely underexplored. Moreover, little attention has been paid to the interplay between collaboration and the personal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Kyndt, Eva; Janssens, Ine; Coertjens, Liesje; Gijbels, David; Donche, Vincent; Van Petegem, Peter – Vocations and Learning, 2014
The current study reports on the process of developing a self-assessment instrument for vocational education students' generic working life competencies. The instrument was developed based on a competence framework and in close collaboration with several vocational education teachers and intermediary organisations offering various human…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Competence, Questionnaires
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Stes, Ann; Van Petegem, Peter – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
Teaching approaches in higher education have already been the subject of a considerable body of research. An important contribution was Prosser and Trigwell's development of the Approaches to Teaching Inventory (ATI). The present study aims to map out the approaches to teaching profiles of teachers in higher education on the basis of their scores…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Profiles, Educational Strategies
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Kyriakides, Leonidas; Creemers, Bert P. M.; Muijs, Daniel; Rekers-Mombarg, Lyset; Papastylianou, Dona; Van Petegem, Peter; Pearson, Diana – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2014
This project investigates the impact of the dynamic approach to school improvement (DASI) aiming to help schools face and reduce bullying through integrating research on bullying with educational effectiveness research (EER). A network of approximately 15 schools in each participating country (i.e., Belgium, Cyprus, England, Greece, and The…
Descriptors: Bullying, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Change Strategies
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Visser-Wijnveen, Gerda J.; Stes, Ann; Van Petegem, Peter – Teaching in Higher Education, 2014
The motivation to teach is a powerful, yet neglected, force in teaching at institutes of higher education. A better understanding of academics' motivations for teaching is necessary. The aim of this mixed-method study was to identify groups with distinctively different motivations for teaching. Six clusters were identified: expertise, duty,…
Descriptors: Cluster Grouping, Teaching (Occupation), Mixed Methods Research, Expertise
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Boeve-de Pauw, Jelle; Van Petegem, Peter – Environment and Behavior, 2013
Environmental values (EV) are regarded as significant precursors for environmental behavior (EB) by many scholars. The present study addresses the issue of the invariance of EV (tapped by the two-dimensional model of ecological values), and their effect on EB, across cultural contexts. In all, a total of 1,833 ten- to thirteen-year-old children…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Environmental Education
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Donche, Vincent; De Maeyer, Sven; Coertjens, Liesje; Van Daal, Tine; Van Petegem, Peter – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background. Although the evidence in support of the variability of students' learning strategies has expanded in recent years, less is known about the explanatory base of these individual differences in terms of the joint Influences of personal and contextual characteristics. Aims. Previous studies have often investigated how student learning is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Learning Strategies, Context Effect
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Stes, Ann; De Maeyer, Sven; Gijbels, David; Van Petegem, Peter – Studies in Higher Education, 2013
Evidence regarding the impact of teachers' instructional development on student learning in higher education is scarce. In this study the authors investigate the impact of an instructional development programme for beginning university teachers on students' approach to studying. They also explore whether this impact is dependent on class size and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Delvaux, Eva; Vanhoof, Jan; Tuytens, Melissa; Vekeman, Eva; Devos, Geert; Van Petegem, Peter – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2013
Teacher evaluation systems play an important role in teachers' professional development. This study examines which components of an evaluation system are related to the effects of the evaluation system on professional development from a teachers' perspective. Components such as leadership characteristics, the purpose of evaluation and features of…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Professional Development, Leadership Qualities, Evaluation Methods
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Van Ongevalle, Jan; Huyse, Huib; Van Petegem, Peter – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2013
This article reports on the results of an action research project (2010-13) in which ten Belgian organizations who implement development education programmes explored different planning, monitoring, and evaluation (PME) approaches with the aim of learning more effectively about their results. PME approaches piloted included outcome mapping, most…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Teaching Methods, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Peeraer, Jef; Van Petegem, Peter – Computers & Education, 2012
This research describes the development and validation of an instrument to measure integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education. After literature research on definitions of integration of ICT in education, a comparison is made between the classical test theory and the item response modeling approach for the…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Teacher Educators, Measurement, Information Technology
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Visser-Wijnveen, Gerda J.; Stes, Ann; Van Petegem, Peter – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2012
A lot of research has been done into the motivations in teachers in primary/secondary education and into student motivation. However, teachers' motivations for teaching in higher education are rarely studied. A growing interest exists though in the professional development of teachers in higher education, of which motivation is an important…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Instruction, College Faculty, Teacher Motivation
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Peeraer, Jef; Van Petegem, Peter – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
In the framework of a development cooperation program on quality of education in Vietnam, a professional development trajectory for teacher educators on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in education was developed and implemented over the course of a three-year program. We describe how the framework on "Technological…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Professional Development
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