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Folaranmi A., Adigun; Ajagun, Grace A.; Samuel, Madu – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2019
This study examines the effect of Round-robin instructional strategy on senior secondary school student interest in electrochemistry in Federal Capital Territory Abuja Nigeria. The Sample for the Study comprised 210 (126 male and 84 female) students selected from 2 co educational Secondary Schools using probability sampling technique. The data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Strategies, Gender Differences, Chemistry
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Gok, Tolga – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The purpose of the research was to investigate the effects of think pair share (TPS) instructional strategy on students' conceptual learning and epistemological beliefs on physics and physics learning. The research was conducted with two groups. One of the groups was the experimental group (EG) and the other group was the control group (CG). 35…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Science Instruction, Educational Strategies
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Monem, Ruba; Bennett, Kyle D.; Barbetta, Patricia M. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2018
Instruction in history is important for all students. However, students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) often struggle to learn information in this content area. Instructional strategies proven effective for students with SLD are those that include active student responding (ASR), which are observable, measurable responses to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, History Instruction, Educational Strategies, Student Reaction
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Liang, Su – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
This is an exploratory study about engaging students in mathematics learning both inside and outside of the classroom of an introductory proof course. The author utilized the framework of scholarship of teaching and learning as a guide to ensure the research process was carried out systematically. This study was conducted through one cycle of…
Descriptors: College Students, Mathematics Education, Learner Engagement, Introductory Courses
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Mitchell, Jerry T. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2018
How to improve geography education via teacher preparation programs has been a concern for nearly three decades, but few examples of a single, comprehensive university-level course exist. The purpose of this article is to share the model of a pre-service geography education methods course. Within the course, geography content (physical and social)…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Geography Instruction, Teaching Skills, Teaching Experience
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Arslan Buyruk, Arzu; Ogan Bekiroglu, Feral – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The focus of this study was to evaluate the impact of model-based inquiry on pre-service physics teachers' conceptual understanding of dynamics. Theoretical framework of this research was based on models-of-data theory. True-experimental design using quantitative and qualitative research methods was carried out for this research. Participants of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teachers, Physics, Science Teachers
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Blair, Bryan J.; Weiss, Julie S.; Ahearn, William H. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2018
Few published studies have systematically compared the efficacy of different prompt-fading methods in the training of complex response chains. The current study systematically compared a most-to-least physical prompt fading hierarchy with a most-to-least vocal prompt fading strategy in the training of four arbitrary Tinkertoy® construction tasks…
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Prompting, Training Methods
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Brown, Sarah A.; Alibali, Martha W. – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2018
This study investigated effects of feedback and exposure to alternative strategies on strategy change in children (N = 106, age range = 7;3-10;0) learning about mathematical equivalence. Children's strategies were evaluated before and after a brief instructional intervention. During the intervention, children either were exposed to a set of 4…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Strategies
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Nichols, Kim – Journal of Biological Education, 2018
A variety of practices and specialised representational systems are required to understand, communicate and construct molecular genetics knowledge. This study describes teachers' use of multimodal representations of molecular genetics concepts and how their strategies and choice of resources were interpreted, understood and used by students to…
Descriptors: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Pretests Posttests, Vignettes
Babinski, Leslie M.; Amendum, Steven J.; Knotek, Steven E.; Sánchez, Marta; Malone, Patrick – American Educational Research Journal, 2018
Using a randomized controlled trial, we tested a new teacher professional development program for increasing the language and literacy skills of young Latino English learners with 45 teachers and 105 students in 12 elementary schools. School-based teams randomly assigned to the intervention received professional development focused on cultural…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Hispanic American Students, Second Language Instruction, English Language Learners
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An, Song A. – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2017
The purpose of the study is to explore how elementary preservice teachers' mathematics-science integrated teaching strategies changed as a result of participating in exemplary interdisciplinary activities with multiple themes across school curricula. The participating elementary preservice teachers (n = 28) were recruited for this study from the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Level, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Cincera, Jan; Medek, Michal; Cincera, Pavel; Lupac, Miroslav; Tichá, Irena – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2017
Background: Development of scientific understanding of secondary school students is considered to be one of the goals of environmental education. However, it is not quite clear what instructional strategies and what other factors contribute to the effectiveness of environmental education programs promoting this goal. Purpose: The aim was to…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Environmental Education, Educational Strategies, Outdoor Education
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Oh, Jun-Young; Lee, Hyonyong; Lee, Sung-Soon – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2017
Background: Kuhn's model of science has been widely influential, but in this paper, it is argued that it is more appropriate to consider constructivist learning within science education as a research program in the sense used by Lakatos. Purpose/Hypothesis: This study offers teaching strategies and their corresponding instructional sequences based…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Concept Mapping, Elementary School Curriculum, Preservice Teacher Education
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Ahmadi Safa, Mohammad; Rozati, Fatemeh – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Drawing on sociocultural theory, and a large number of empirical studies conducted on the effectiveness of scaffolding on second or foreign language learning, the authors investigated the application of different forms of scaffolding to improve listening comprehension of the Iranian intermediate English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. To…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Experimental Groups
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Koul, Anjni – Teaching Science, 2017
This article presents an instructional strategy called Premise-Reasoning- Outcome (PRO) designed to support students in the construction of scientific explanations. Informed by the philosophy of science and linguistic studies of science, the PRO strategy involves identifying three components of a scientific explanation: (i) premise--an accepted…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Science Instruction, Science Education, Scientific Concepts
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