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Perera, Upeksha; Wijewickrema, Manjula – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
Ranking of scholarly journals is important to many parties. Studying the relationships among various ranking metrics is key to understanding the significance of one metric based on another. This research investigates the relationship among four major journal-ranking indicators: the impact factor (IF), the Eigenfactor score (ES), the "h."…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Correlation, Bibliometrics, Statistical Analysis
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Anil, Özgür; Batdi, Veli; Küçüközer, Hüseyin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Using meta-analysis, this study examines the effect of computer-supported education on students' attitudes and determines the degree to which the effect size obtained by combining the effect sizes of various studies differs, in terms of educational level, course subjects and application duration. Based on the inclusion criteria, a total of 32…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Uses in Education, Student Attitudes, Meta Analysis
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Suárez-Perdomo, Arminda; Byrne, Sonia; Rodrigo, Maria-José – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
The quality of the online resources for parents offering access to open knowledge has hardly received attention despite their increasing number. This paper provides a framework to examine the ethical and content quality of parenting resources. The ethical criteria were based on "the Health on the Net" (HON) framework whereas the content…
Descriptors: Ethics, Information Sources, Child Rearing, Web Sites
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Mychailyszyn, Matthew P. – Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 2017
The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to synthesize the available research on the "Skills for Social and Academic Success" ("SASS") program, a school-based cognitive/behavioural intervention for adolescents with social anxiety disorder. A search of online databases, combined with reference list examination…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Effect Size, Scores, Academic Achievement
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O'Flaherty, Joanne; Gleeson, Jim – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2017
The moral role of the teacher has long been recognised and this has implications for the selection and education of student teachers. There is growing recognition of the importance of teachers' capacity to make sound moral judgements and of the influence of teachers' levels of moral reasoning on their professional practice. The paper presents the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Moral Values, Longitudinal Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Graham, Steve; Collins, Alyson A.; Rigby-Wills, Hope – Exceptional Children, 2017
There is a general consensus that writing is a challenging task for students with learning disabilities (LD). To identify more precisely the extent and depth of the challenges that these students experience with writing, the authors conducted a meta-analysis comparing the writing performance of students with LD to their typically achieving peers.…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Writing (Composition), Meta Analysis, Effect Size
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Imuta, Kana; Henry, Julie D.; Slaughter, Virginia; Selcuk, Bilge; Ruffman, Ted – Developmental Psychology, 2016
It has been argued that children who possess an advanced theory of mind (ToM) are more likely to act prosocially, yet the empirical findings are mixed. To address this issue definitively, a meta-analytic integration of all prior literature that met appropriate inclusion criteria was conducted. In total, 76 studies including 6,432 children between…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Prosocial Behavior, Children, Meta Analysis
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Koch, Bevan; Slate, John R.; Moore, George W. – Education and Urban Society, 2016
We compared the performance of Hispanic students from California, Texas, and Arizona on the two Advanced Placement (AP) English exams (i.e., English Language and Composition and English Literature and Composition) using archival data from the College Board from 1997 through 2012. Pearson chi-square tests yielded statistically significant…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, English Instruction, Language Tests, Writing Tests
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Elaldi, Senel; Batdi, Veli – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
This study attempts to reveal whether different applications have effects on retention and attitude of pre-service teachers studying in various branches in Turkey through meta-analysis. Studies carried out between 2005 and 2015 in national and international area, 324 (218 articles, 106 theses) were chosen. However, 23 studies (9 retention and 14…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Academic Persistence
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Madsen, Adrian; McKagan, Sarah B.; Sayre, Eleanor C. – Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 2015
In this meta-analysis, we synthesize the results of 24 studies using the Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey (CLASS) and the Maryland Physics Expectations Survey (MPEX) to answer several questions: (1) How does physics instruction impact students' beliefs? (2) When do physics majors develop expert-like beliefs? and (3) How do…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Student Attitudes, Science Instruction, Physics
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Chan, Kan Kan; Leung, Siu Wai – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014
Dynamic geometry software (DGS) aims to enhance mathematics education. This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the quasi-experimental studies on the effectiveness of DGS-based instruction in improving students' mathematical achievement. Research articles published between 1990 and 2013 were identified from major databases according to a…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement
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Hollo, Alexandra; Wehby, Joseph H.; Oliver, Regina M. – Exceptional Children, 2014
Low language proficiency and problem behavior often co-occur, yet language deficits are likely to be overlooked in children with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). Random effects meta-analyses were conducted to determine prevalence and severity of the problem. Across 22 studies, participants included 1,171 children ages 5-13 with formally…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Language Proficiency, Language Impairments, Behavior Problems
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Fuller, Edward J.; Hollingworth, Liz – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to examine the assumptions underlying efforts to evaluate principal effectiveness in terms of student test scores, to review extant research on efforts to estimate principal effectiveness, and to discuss the appropriateness of including estimates of principal effectiveness in evaluations of principals.…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Evaluation, Computation
Klecker, Beverly M.; Klecker, Richard L. – Online Submission, 2014
This descriptive research study examined 2013 NAEP 12th-grade mathematics scores by students' use of graphing calculators in math classes and the kind of calculator students used during NAEP assessment. NAEP Data Explorer analysis included two questions from Student Factors: How often do you use these different kinds of calculators in math class?…
Descriptors: Grade 12, High School Students, Mathematics Achievement, Scores
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Caird, Jennifer; Kavanagh, Josephine; O'Mara-Eves, Alison; Oliver, Kathryn; Oliver, Sandy; Stansfield, Claire; Thomas, James – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objectives: To examine evidence from studies exploring the relationship between childhood obesity and educational attainment. Design: A systematic review of secondary analyses and observational studies published in English after 1997 examining attainment as measured by grade point average or other validated measure, in children aged 6 to 16 years,…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Obesity, Correlation, Children
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