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Sedawi, Wisam; Ben Zvi Assaraf, Orit; Reiss, Michael J. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2021
Culturally adapted tools for measuring connectedness to nature are important, since attitudes and perceptions toward nature cannot be universalized. They are influenced by a wide range of factors, like individuals' experience in their home environment, safety concerns and a variety of other sociocultural factors. The purpose of this paper is to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Resources, Cultural Influences, Cultural Relevance
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Ahmad, Jamilah; Siew, Nyet Moi – Journal of Baltic Science Education, 2021
There are limited research studies about the development of questionnaire to assess the level of primary school students' curiosity towards STEM education. In this research, curiosity towards STEM Education Questionnaire (CQ-STEM) instrument was developed based on Berlyne's Theory of Curiosity. CQ-STEM consisted of 10 items measuring the two…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, STEM Education, Questionnaires, Elementary School Students
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Lan, Xiaoyu; Scrimin, Sara; Moscardino, Ughetta – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2020
The present study used a sample of Chinese rural-to-urban migrants in early adolescence to examine whether emotional awareness (EA) moderated the expected association between status-based discrimination and emotional-behavioral problems and whether patterns of associations differed across informants (self-report vs. teacher-report). A total of 169…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Correlation, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems
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Ives, Samantha T.; Parsons, Seth A.; Parsons, Allison Ward; Robertson, Dana A.; Daoud, Nisreen; Young, Chase; Polk, Lisa – Reading Psychology, 2020
This study examines the psychometric properties of a reading motivation measure with a sample of upper elementary students in the United States (n = 195). The research explores upper elementary students' motivation to read, the amount/frequency of their reading in general, and their preferences for different text genres. Factor analyses support…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Motivation, Reading Motivation, Literary Genres
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Ben-Tov, Shoshana; Romi, Shlomo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between parents' involvement related to their alertness of what happens in school and their identification with school and their children's attitudes toward school, social adjustment, self-efficacy and academic achievements. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaires were answered…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Educational Attitudes
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Mulat, Mekonnen; Lehtomäki, Elina; Savolainen, Hannu – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This study was done to examine the transition of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) and hearing students from the first cycle (Grade 4) to the second cycle (Grade 5) of primary education in Ethiopia. Academic achievement and self-concept were measured longitudinally with 103 DHH and hearing students. Participants were selected from three different…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Concept, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Ahn, Inok; Patrick, Helen; Chiu, Ming Ming; Levesque-Bristol, Chantal – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
We used multilevel factor analyses to investigate the structure of the Teacher as Social Context Questionnaire (TASCQ)-short form--a prominent measure of teacher practices that promote student motivation to learn. Based on Self-Determination Theory (SDT), the TASCQ contains three scales: Autonomy Support, Structure, and Involvement. Few studies…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Student Motivation
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Konishi, Chiaki; Hymel, Shelley; Danbrook, Matthew C.; Wong, Tracy K. Y. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
The relationship between social-emotional experiences -- number of friends, competitiveness, and self-worth -- and changes in bullying behaviour was investigated among students in Grades 5 to 7. This two-wave study included 235 students for the first data collection and 237 students for the second data collection, with a final sample of 227…
Descriptors: Bullying, Friendship, Competition, Behavior Change
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Charalampous, Kyriakos; Kokkinos, Constantinos M. – Educational Studies, 2018
Previous studies have offered indications that the way pre-adolescents (fifth and sixth graders) structure their perceptions of their teacher's interaction in terms of Agency and Communion differs from adolescents. The purpose of this study was to delineate previous findings by thoroughly examining the structure of pre-adolescents' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Student Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship
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van der Sande, Lisa; Hendrickx, Marloes M. H. G.; Boor-Klip, Henrike J.; Mainhard, Tim – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Although many studies have found that children with learning disabilities (LD) are less liked by peers than children without LD, the results are not unequivocal. In the present study, we investigated the social status (in terms of likeability and popularity) of children with LD by considering peer academic reputation and peer reputation of teacher…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Social Status, Reputation, Peer Relationship
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Daher, Wajeeh; Saifi, Abdel-Gani – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
The constructivist learning approach is suggested as a means for facilitating students' learning of science and increasing their participation in this learning. Several studies have shown the contribution of this approach to the different aspects of students' learning of science, though little research has examined the contribution of this…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Science Instruction, Grade 5, Democracy
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Tulis, Maria; Steuer, Gabriele; Dresel, Markus – Educational Psychology, 2018
Research on learning from errors gives reason to assume that errors provide a high potential to facilitate deep learning if students are willing and able to take these learning opportunities. The first aim of this study was to analyse whether beliefs about errors as learning opportunities can be theoretically and empirically distinguished from…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Educational Opportunities, Learning, Student Adjustment
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Yeh, Yi-Lien; Lan, Yu-Ju – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2018
The importance of learner autonomy has been researched for at least two decades. However, it has been critiqued that most research mainly focused on theoretical explanations and was based on anecdotal evidence (Dalgarno and Lee in "Br J Educ Technol "41(1):10-32, 2010; Hew and Brush in "Educ Technol Res Dev" 55(3):223-252,…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Technological Advancement, Case Studies, Quasiexperimental Design
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Ilgaz, Selçuk – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The aim of this research is to investigate the 5th grade students' attitude towards social studies course regarding several variables. The population of the study consisted of 4435 fifth grade students studying in public schools in Malatya, Yesilyurt. The sample group consisted of 362 students from 10 schools in the same district. The data used in…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Student Attitudes, Social Studies, Foreign Countries
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Alivernini, Fabio; Manganelli, Sara; Cavicchiolo, Elisa; Girelli, Laura; Biasi, Valeria; Lucidi, Fabio – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In the study, based on a representative sample of 26,670 Italian fifth-grade students, the authors examine the academic motivational profiles of immigrant and native students, as well as of boys and girls. To reliably estimate mean differences, the measurement invariance of a short version of the Academic Self-Regulation Questionnaire was first…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Grade 5, Gender Differences, Comparative Analysis
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