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Wilang, Jeffrey Dawala; Soermphongsuwat, Amnaj – Online Submission, 2018
The use of technology is becoming widespread in science and technology classes due to its overwhelming benefits in learning. Yet many English language teachers lack knowledge of the existing technologies and the 'know-how' to use it in the classroom. In this paper, the researchers report the pilot study conducted to explore the effects of virtual…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Undergraduate Students, English Language Learners, Language Teachers
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Lev, Sagit; Ayalon, Liat – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objective: To describe the quantitative validation of a unique questionnaire to measure moral distress among social workers in long-term care facilities in Israel. Method: Overall, 216 long-term care facilities' social workers took part in the pilot study that included psychometric evaluation and construct validation. Moral distress was examined…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Social Work, Emotional Disturbances, Intervention
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Herrmann-Abell, Cari F.; Hardcastle, Joseph; DeBoer, George E. – Grantee Submission, 2018
We compared students' performance on a paper-based test (PBT) and three computer-based tests (CBTs). The three computer-based tests used different test navigation and answer selection features, allowing us to examine how these features affect student performance. The study sample consisted of 9,698 fourth through twelfth grade students from across…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Tests, Computer Assisted Testing, Scores
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Içen, Mustafa; Öztaskin, Özlem Bektas – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine pre-service Social Studies teachers' social problem solving levels based on different variables. A total of 247 preservice Social Studies teachers (103 females (41.7%) and 144 males (58.3%)) from Erzincan University, Faculty of Education, Department of Social Studies Teaching participated in the study. The…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Problems, Problem Solving, Social Studies
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Walkington, Candace – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
Algebra is an area of pressing national concern around issues of equity and access in education. Recent theories and research suggest that personalization of instruction can allow students to activate their funds of knowledge and can elicit interest in the content to be learned. This paper examines the results of a large-scale teaching experiment…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
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Lovett, Jennifer N.; Lee, Hollylynne S. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
Amid the implementation of new curriculum standard regarding statistics and new recommendations for preservice secondary mathematics teachers [PSMTs] to teach statistics, there is a need to examine the current state of PSMTs' common statistical knowledge. This study reports on the statistical knowledge 217 PSMTs from a purposeful sample of 18…
Descriptors: Statistics, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers
Yorganci, Serpil – Online Submission, 2017
This study investigated the effects of podcasting on vocational school students' critical thinking dispositions. The research was carried out on 84 students of Erzurum Vocational College during the spring semester of 2015- 2016 academic year. The "one-group pre-test post-test design" was taken as the research model. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment, Information Dissemination, Vocational Education
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Hardcastle, Joseph; Herrmann-Abell, Cari F.; DeBoer, George E. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Can student performance on computer-based tests (CBT) and paper-and-pencil tests (PPT) be considered equivalent measures of student knowledge? States and school districts are grappling with this question, and although studies addressing this question are growing, additional research is needed. We report on the performance of students who took…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Assisted Testing, Comparative Analysis, Student Evaluation
Vo, Thanh Duy; Samoilova, Valerria; Wilang, Jeffrey Dawala – Online Submission, 2017
Inconsistencies of results of foreign language anxiety's effect on advanced learners' language performances have persisted over the years. And little has been known on the relationship between foreign language anxiety and engineering graduate students' language performances. To fill the gap, this study employed a self-report anxiety scale called…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Engineering Education, Language Proficiency, Graduate Students
Aladag, Soner; Çiftci, Serdar – Online Submission, 2017
This study seeks to investigate the relationship between digital citizenship levels of pre-service primary school teachers and their democratic values. The research was designed in descriptive survey model. The research was conducted with the participation of 346 pre-service primary school teachers (juniors and seniors) from Adnan Menderes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Citizenship
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Aizawa, Kazumi; Iso, Tatsuo; Nadasdy, Paul –, 2017
Testing learners' English proficiency is central to university English classes in Japan. This study developed and implemented a set of parallel online receptive aural and visual vocabulary tests that would predict learners' English proficiency. The tests shared the same target words and choices--the main difference was the presentation of the…
Descriptors: Receptive Language, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Word Frequency
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McCarthy, Kathryn S.; Johnson, Amy M.; Likens, Aaron D.; Martin, Zachary; McNamara, Danielle S. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Interactive Strategy Training for Active Reading and Thinking (iSTART) is an intelligent tutoring system that supports reading comprehension through self-explanation (SE) training. This study tested how two metacognitive features, presented in a 2 x 2 design, affected students' SE scores during training. The "performance notification"…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Prompting, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Reading Instruction
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Tayo, Ajayi Beatrice; Olawuyi, B. O. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study employed the survey design to investigate the relevance of parent communication in preventing sexual abuse among secondary school students in Nigeria. The instrument for data collection tagged "Parent Communication Strategy for Preventing Sexual Abuse questionnaire" (PCOSPSAQ), was a researcher designed instrument. It was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexual Abuse, Surveys, Secondary School Students
Ngammuk, Patariya – Online Submission, 2016
This study aims to examine the twelve core values of Thai people found in Thai university students. The twelve values consist of the following attributes: 1.Upholding the nation, the religions and the Monarchy 2. Being honest, sacrificial and patient with positive attitude for the common good of the public 3. Being grateful to the parents,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Values, Social Attitudes, Nationalism
Kim, Dong-Joong; Kim, Daesang; Choi, Sang-Ho – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
The purpose of this study is to investigate the potential impact and effectiveness of mobile learning in the context of a flipped classroom and also address implications for future curriculum design. The researchers developed a mathematics curriculum featuring the use of mobile devices in the context of a flipped classroom. Thirty pre-service…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning
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