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Kyttälä, Minna; Sinkkonen, Hanna-Maija; Kõiv, Kristi – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2021
This study explores the level of congruency between students' ratings of their own emotional and behavioral strengths and difficulties, and their teachers' ratings of these factors, when compared amongst two neighboring countries, Estonia and Finland. Secondly, it investigates the level of agreement between sixth grade students' ratings and their…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 6, Preadolescents
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Karlgren, Klas; Lakkala, Minna; Toom, Auli; Ilomäki, Liisa; Lahti-Nuuttila, Pekka; Muukkonen, Hanni – Research Papers in Education, 2020
The "Collaborative Knowledge Practices Questionnaire" (CKP) is an instrument designed to measure the learning of knowledge-work competence in education. The focus is on qualities of knowledge work which can be learned and taught in multiple educational settings and which may be especially important for courses with collaborative…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Knowledge Level, Finno Ugric Languages, College Students
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
Mikheeva, Ekaterina, Ed.; Meyer, Sebastian, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
IEA's International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) 2018 is designed to assess how well students are prepared for study, work, and life in a digital world. The study measures international differences in students' computer and information literacy (CIL): their ability to use computers to investigate, create, participate, and…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Computer Literacy, Information Literacy, Computer Assisted Testing
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2019
This book contains a compilation of papers presented at the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2019, organized by the World Institute for Advanced Research and Science (W.I.A.R.S.). Modern psychology offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology
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Hintsanen, Mirka; Pyhältö, Kirsi – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Academic emotions in the context of master's thesis work is a highly understudied issue. This study examined the association between self-regulated learning skills and academic emotions elicited by master's thesis work. Altogether, 84 behavioural sciences students conducting their master's theses completed a survey comprised of a modified version…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Study Skills, Psychological Patterns, Graduate Students
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Rytioja, Marleene; Lappalainen, Kristiina; Savolainen, Hannu – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
Many behavioural and emotional characteristics are associated with children's peer relationships. The purpose of this study is to examine behavioural and emotional strengths of sociometrically popular, rejected, controversial, neglected, and average children. 773 third-grade children (51% girls) are assessed with a sociometric questionnaire and…
Descriptors: Peer Acceptance, Rejection (Psychology), Peer Relationship, Elementary School Students
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Kiuru, Noona; Hirvonen, Riikka; Ahonen, Timo – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2019
The aim of this study was twofold: (a) to assess the psychometric properties of the Revised Early Adolescent Temperament Questionnaire (EATQ-R) and the Revised Adult Temperament Questionnaire (ATQ-R) among 685 Finnish early adolescents and their parents and (b) to investigate the extent to which adolescents and their parents share similar…
Descriptors: Personality, Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Psychometrics
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Kristensen, Katrine Hahn; Karlsen, Jan Erik – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
This article investigates strategies for internationalisation at technical universities in the Nordic countries. The study explores the institutional rationales for internationalisation, the stories told in the strategy documents, the importance of leaders, faculty, administration and students for implementation of the strategy, and barriers and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Change Strategies, Educational Strategies, Technical Education
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Högfeldt, Anna-Karin; Malmi, Lauri; Kinnunen, Päivi; Jerbrant, Anna; Strömberg, Emma; Berglund, Anders; Villadsen, Jørgen – Tertiary Education and Management, 2018
This continuous research within Nordic engineering institutions targets the contexts and possibilities for leadership among engineering education program directors. The IFP-model, developed based on analysis of interviews with program leaders in these institutions, visualizes the program director's informal and formal power. The model is presented…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Teacher Leadership, Engineering Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Paju, Birgit; Kajamaa, Anu; Pirttimaa, Raija; Kontu, Elina – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The aim of this paper is to enhance understanding of the contradictions that arise in the drive to improve teaching practices among pupils with special educational needs (SENs). A questionnaire was administrated to 167 classroom teachers, subject teachers, special education teachers and teaching assistants in Finland. The analysis, based on…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Special Education
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Jensen, Matilde Bisballe; Utriainen, Tuuli Maria; Steinert, Martin – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
This paper presents the experienced difficulties of students participating in the multidisciplinary, remote collaborating engineering design course challenge-based innovation at CERN. This is with the aim to identify learning barriers and improve future learning experiences. We statistically analyse the rated differences between distinct design…
Descriptors: Barriers, Concept Mapping, Interdisciplinary Approach, Engineering Education
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Rutkowski, Leslie; Rutkowski, David – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Over time international large-scale assessments have grown in terms of number of studies, cycles, and participating countries, many of which are a heterogeneous mix of economies, languages, cultures, and geography. This heterogeneity has meaningful consequences for comparably measuring both achievement and non-achievement constructs, such as…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
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Salonen, Anssi; Kärkkäinen, Sirpa; Keinonen, Tuula – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate how career-related instruction implemented in secondary school chemistry education concerning water issues influences students' career awareness and their interest towards science learning. This case study is part of a larger design-based research study for the EU-MultiCO project, which focuses on promoting…
Descriptors: Science Education, Student Interests, Grade 8, Vocational Interests
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Rasi, Päivi; Vuojärvi, Hanna – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This study aims to develop asynchronous formative audio feedback practices for mobile learning in higher education settings. The development was conducted in keeping with the principles of design-based research. The research activities focused on an inter-university online course, within which the use of instructor audio feedback was tested,…
Descriptors: Asynchronous Communication, Feedback (Response), Formative Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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