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Gürkan, Serkan – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
The contemporary era brings technology into every part of our lives. As a result of technological improvements, education process has been affected and the use of technological devices is inevitable. Teaching language has also been affected by this movement. Thus, Mobile-Assisted Language Learning has gained importance through the recent years.…
Descriptors: Documentation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Preferences
Juakwon, Premanan; Katwibun, Duanghathai – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2017
In this study, we examined students' mathematical understanding and retention in a problem-based learning (PBL) classroom. The participants were 48 Grade 10 students, and the data were collected in December of 2016. After the end of the PBL lessons, the Mathematical Understanding of Function Test (MUFT) and the Retention Test (RT) were…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 10, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Education
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Chen, Chia-Li Debra; Yeh, Ting-Kuang; Chang, Chun-Yen – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
This study examines whether a Role Play Game (RPG) with embedded geological contents and students' anticipation of an upcoming posttest significantly affect high school students' achievements of and attitudes toward geology. The participants of the study were comprised of 202 high school students, 103 males and 99 females. The students were…
Descriptors: Grade 10, High School Students, Geology, Outcomes of Education
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Kern, Cindy L.; Crippen, Kent J. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2017
Scientific inscriptions--graphs, diagrams, and data--and argumentation are integral to learning and communicating science and are common elements in cyberlearning environments--those involving the use of networked learning technologies. However, previous research has indicated that learners struggle to use inscriptions and when they engage in…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Internet, Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction
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Genç, Zülfü; Aydemir, Emrah – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of online puzzles in the instructional process has an effect on student achievement and learning retention. This study examined students ' perception and experiences on use of puzzle as an alternative evaluation tool. To achieve this aim, the following hypotheses were tested: using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Retention (Psychology), Puzzles
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Khishfe, Rola – International Journal of Science Education, 2015
Having the learning and retention of science content and skills as a goal of scientific literacy, it is significant to study the issue of retention as it relates to teaching and learning about nature of science (NOS). Then, the purpose of this study was to investigate the development of NOS understandings of students, and the retention of these…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Process Skills, Scientific Principles, Scientific Literacy
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Hwang, Wu-Yuin; Shih, Timothy K.; Yeh, Shih-Ching; Chou, Ke-Chien; Ma, Zhao-Heng; Sommool, Worapot – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
This study, based on total physical response and cognitive psychology, proposed a Kinesthetic English Learning System (KELS), which utilized Microsoft's Kinect technology to build kinesthetic interaction with life-related contexts in English. A subject test with 39 tenth-grade students was conducted following empirical research method in order to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Kinesthetic Methods, Kinesthetic Perception, Technology Uses in Education
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Reingold, Matt – Journal of Jewish Education, 2014
Practitioner research was conducted on Grade 10 students' arts-based projects of Numbers 12 in order to assess the value of using the arts in Jewish secondary schools. Based on interview transcripts, projects, and written statements, three themes emerged that demonstrated why teachers should use the arts in their classes. The arts provided…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Art Education, Interviews
Vilardi, Virginia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine whether there is a difference in high school students' achievement and retention on standardized tests between students who participate in inquiry-based laboratory activities and those that participate in traditional style laboratory activities. Additionally, student and teacher opinions of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High School Students, High Schools, Suburban Schools
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Sellmann, Daniela; Bogner, Franz X. – Environmental Education Research, 2013
Although informal learning environments have been studied extensively, ours is one of the first studies to quantitatively assess the impact of learning in botanical gardens on students' cognitive achievement. We observed a group of 10th graders participating in a one-day educational intervention on climate change implemented in a botanical garden.…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Educational Environment, Climate, Botany
Bachelor, Robin L.; Vaughan, Patrick M.; Wall, Connie M. – Online Submission, 2012
This report describes a program for improving retention of essential concepts exhibited by junior high and high school students. The purpose of the study was to increase cognitive retention in order to increase student success. The target sample consisted of junior high students in the seventh grade and high school students in grades nine through…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Retention (Psychology), Fundamental Concepts, Intervention
Nam, Ta Thanh; Trinh, Lap Q. – Journal on English Language Teaching, 2012
In Vietnamese secondary education, translation and visuals are traditionally used as major techniques in teaching new English lexical items. Responding to the Vietnamese government policy issued in 2008 on using IT for a quality education, the application of PowerPoint has been considered the most prevalent type of technology used in the…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Pretests Posttests, Computer Software, Questionnaires
James, Abigail Norfleet; Allison, Sandra Boyd; McKenzie, Caitlin Zimmerman – Corwin, 2011
If you're tired of repeating yourself to students who aren't listening, try a little less talk and a lot more action. The authors follow the best-selling "Teaching the Male Brain and Teaching the Female Brain" with this ready-to-use collection of mathematics, language arts, science, and classroom management strategies. Designed for active,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Lesson Plans
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Pinxten, Maarten; De Fraine, Bieke; Van Damme, Jan; D'Haenens, Ellen – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2010
Background: The relation between academic self-concept and achievement has been examined in a large number of studies. The majority of these studies have found evidence for a reciprocal effects model. However, there is an ongoing debate on how students' achievement should be measured and whether the type of achievement indicator (grades, tests,…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Retention (Psychology)
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Lee, Li-Tze; Hung, Jason C. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2009
McCarthy (1985) constructed the 4MAT teaching model, an eight step instrument developed in 1980, by synthesizing Dewey's experiential learning, Kolb's four learning styles, Jung's personality types, as well as Bogen's left mode and right mode of brain processing preferences. An important implication of this model is that learning retention is…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Teaching Models, Academic Achievement, Experiential Learning
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