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Vantieghem, Wendelien; Van Houtte, Mieke – Youth & Society, 2018
Despite boys' educational underachievement, gender differences in study motivation have received little research attention. Guided by self-determination theory and the identity-based motivation model, this study investigates differences in study motivation between boys and girls, as well as within each gender. To adequately consider these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Jourand, Clément; Adé, David; Sève, Carole; Komar, John; Thouvarecq, Régis – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Introduction: Many studies in physical education (PE) have sought to identify and categorize the modes of student interaction in order to gain greater insight into the nature of cooperative activity. More others recent studies have examined how modes of interaction evolve on the basis of the modes of collective activity that they generate. These…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Interaction
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Doganca Kucuk, Zerrin; Saysel, Ali Kerem – Research in Science Education, 2018
A systems-based classroom intervention on environmental education was designed for seventh grade students; the results were evaluated to see its impact on the development of systems thinking skills and standard science achievement and whether the systems approach is a more effective way to teach environmental issues that are dynamic and complex. A…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Environmental Influences, Quasiexperimental Design, Intervention
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Chen, Ching-Huei; Liu, Jun-Han; Shou, Wen-Chuan – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Although educational games have become prevalent in recent research, only a limited number of studies have considered learners' learning behaviors while playing a science problem-solving game. Introducing a competitive element to game-based learning is promising; however, research has produced ambiguous results, indicating that more studies should…
Descriptors: Competition, Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction
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Tang, Ai-Min; Deng, Xue-Li; Du, Xiu-Xiu; Wang, Ming-Zhong – School Psychology International, 2018
Guided by Beck's cognitive model of depression, this study examined the mediating role of negative self-cognition in the association between harsh parenting and adolescent depression and whether peer acceptance moderated this indirect relationship. Eight hundred and fifty-nine seventh to ninth graders (379 girls and 480 boys, mean age = 13.58…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Depression (Psychology), Self Concept
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Zimmermann, Friederike; Möller, Jens; Köller, Olaf – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
The internal/external frame of reference model (I/E model) posits that individuals' achievement-related self-concepts are formed through social comparisons (e.g., self vs. peers) within academic domains and dimensional comparisons (e.g., math vs. verbal) between distinct domains. A large body of research has supported the theorized pattern of…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Competencies, Self Concept, Grade 7
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Paakkari, Olli; Torppa, Minna; Villberg, Jari; Kannas, Lasse; Paakkari, Leena – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore Finnish adolescents' subjective health literacy (HL) in association to school achievement, learning difficulties, educational aspirations, and family affluence. Design/methodology/approach: Nationally representative data were collected in Finland as a part of the international Health Behaviour in…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Learning Problems, Academic Achievement
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Okpareke, Alicia Wyche; Salisbury, Christine L. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
This study deepens the field's understanding about factors that contribute to positive social engagement between students without disabilities and their peers with mild disabilities in general education classrooms. A sample of 68 seventh grade students with and without disabilities was drawn from general education classrooms in a suburban, Midwest…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Social Action, Special Education, Disabilities
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Raczynski, Kevin; Cohen, Allan – Applied Measurement in Education, 2018
The literature on Automated Essay Scoring (AES) systems has provided useful validation frameworks for any assessment that includes AES scoring. Furthermore, evidence for the scoring fidelity of AES systems is accumulating. Yet questions remain when appraising the scoring performance of AES systems. These questions include: (a) which essays are…
Descriptors: Essay Tests, Test Scoring Machines, Test Validity, Evaluators
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Turan, Zeynep; Meral, Elif – Informatics in Education, 2018
The use of different tools in the field of education has become widespread with the developments in technology. Online student response systems are one of these tools. Online student response systems have been used for many years. In the last couple of years, game items have been added, and game-based online student response systems have started…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement, Test Anxiety
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Ardasheva, Yuliya; Wang, Zhe; Roo, Anna Karin; Adesope, Olusola O.; Morrison, Judith A. – Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This experimental study explored the impact of representation + glossary label visuals on science outcomes in a sample of 174 Grade 7 English learners (ELs). Analysis of covariance results indicated that, regardless of English proficiency, ELs in both treatment and control conditions performed similarly on reading comprehension (p = 0.26) and…
Descriptors: Science Interests, Language Proficiency, Reading Comprehension, Science Education
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Whiting, Erin Feinauer; Everson, Kimberlee C.; Feinauer, Erika – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2018
Research focused on student belonging has sometimes used available measures in a unidimensional way despite evidence of multidimensionality in these scales. This study introduces a new unidimensional measure of school belonging that is psychometrically robust with preliminary evidence of construct validity that we call the Simple School Belonging…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Psychometrics, Robustness (Statistics), Construct Validity
Wood, Melissa Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this quantitative, experimental study was to determine if there was a significant difference in 2016 Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) English language arts (ELA) writing levels and ELA overall achievement levels between 7th- and 8th-grade students with and without access to Chromebooks for at least one 46-minute period of…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Laptop Computers, Statistical Analysis, Language Arts
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Kiraz, Ugur; Cebesoy, Umran Betul; Donmez Sahin, Mehtap – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine Turkish middle school seventh grade students' awareness about the biotic and abiotic factors which constituted nature and to examine the effects of various variables including gender, living place, the mothers' and fathers' educational level and socio-economic status. For this purpose, The Awareness of Nature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Gender Differences, Place of Residence
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Campbell, Yvonne C.; Filimon, Claudia – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2018
The number of English language learners (ELLs) mainstreamed into regular classrooms continues to increase. Curricular writing standards required by the Common Core State Standards require students to write essays analytically in response to text(s). Many English Language Arts (ELA) teachers may worry about effectively delivering essay writing…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Common Core State Standards
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