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Smith, Kara; Jagesic, Sanja; Wyatt, Jeff; Ewing, Maureen – College Board, 2018
Projections by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (2012) point to a need for approximately one million more Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals than the U.S. will be able to produce considering the current rate of STEM postsecondary degree completions (Executive Office of the President of…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, STEM Education, Student Participation, High School Students
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Hall, William J.; Chapman, Mimi V. – Educational Policy, 2018
Bullying is a significant problem in U.S. schools. Policies have been developed to reduce bullying, yet policy implementation by educators is an essential yet difficult and complex process. Few studies have investigated factors that act as barriers to or facilitators of bullying policy implementation and teacher protection of students. This study…
Descriptors: School Policy, Bullying, Barriers, Program Implementation
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Addai, Prince; Kyeremeh, Evans; Abdulai, Wahab; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
There is high incidence of teachers' agitation for a better pay and other conditions of service in Ghana. This study assessed the influence of job satisfaction and organizational justice on turnover intentions among teachers. One hundred and fourteen teachers at the Offinso South District of Ghana were conveniently selected to complete the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Labor Turnover
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Yavuz, Günes – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to analyse the level of prospective classroom and mathematics teachers' anxieties about teaching mathematics. Freshman and junior prospective teachers from educational faculties of two different universities participated in this study. "Anxieties About Teaching Mathematics Scale" which was developed by Peker…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Teachers, Measures (Individuals)
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Adigüzel, Abdullah; Orhan, Ali – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
It is remarkable that there are only a few studies that measures to what extent metacognitive and self-regulation skills affect students' academic achievements in the English lesson. This study is important for identifying the personal variables that have an impact on metacognitive and self-regulation skill and determining the relationship between…
Descriptors: Correlation, Metacognition, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sarfo, Frederick Kwaku; Amankwah, Francis; Konin, Daniel – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
The study is aimed at investigating 1) the level of computer self-efficacy among public senior high school (SHS) teachers in Ghana and 2) the functionality of teachers' age, gender, and computer experiences on their computer self-efficacy. Four hundred and Seven (407) SHS teachers were used for the study. The "Computer Self-Efficacy"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Computer Literacy, High Schools
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Christian, David; Lawrence, Amy; Dampman, Nicole – Journal of College Access, 2017
High school counselors play a key role in increasing students' access to college. With increasing student-to-counselor ratios as well as demands on their time, school counselors often lack the ability to provide adequate college counseling. In this article, we explored how school counselors can use educational technology, specifically the online…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, High Schools
Gaylor, Kevin Lutrelle – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study was designed to investigate differences in high school science teachers' attitudes toward teaching inquiry-based science, beliefs about and practice of implementing inquiry-based methods according to the National Science Education Standards, and the frequency of implementing inquiry-based classroom lessons based on the gender,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Science Instruction
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Tezel, Kadir Vefa – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Language is normally associated with linguistic capabilities of individuals. In the theory of multiple intelligences, language is considered to be related primarily to linguistic intelligence. Using the theory of Multiple Intelligences as its starting point, this descriptive survey study investigated to what extent prospective English teachers'…
Descriptors: Language Aptitude, Scores, Selection Criteria, Multiple Intelligences
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Erdogan, Niyazi; Navruz, Bilgin; Younes, Rayya; Capraro, Robert M. – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
Recent studies on professional development programs indicate these programs, when sustained, have a positive impact on student achievement; however, many of these studies have failed to use longitudinal data. The purpose of this study is to understand how one particular instructional practice (STEM PBL) used consistently influences student…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Active Learning, Student Projects, Science Achievement
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Laghi, Fiorenzo; Lonigro, Antonia; Levanto, Simona; Ferraro, Maurizio; Baumgartner, Emma; Baiocco, Roberto – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2016
The study aimed at verifying if nice and nasty theory of mind behaviors, in association with teachers' peer buddy nomination, could be used to correctly select peer models for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Mentalizing abilities and emotional and behavioral characteristics of 601 adolescents were assessed. Results suggest that teachers…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Theory of Mind, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior
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Dikmenli, Yurdal; Çifçi, Taner – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This study scrutinizes geography teachers' attitude and belief levels regarding classroom management. As a matter of fact, classroom management is one of the prominent areas emphasized by all educators. Descriptive correlational survey model was used in the study. Study group includes 58 geography teachers working in Sivas province during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Saltan, Fatih; Kara, Mehmet – Higher Education Studies, 2016
This study aims to investigate the acceptance of ICT teachers pertaining to the use of Scratch as an Algorithm Visualization (AV) software in terms of perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness. An embedded mixed method research design was used in the study, in which qualitative data were embedded in quantitative ones and used to explain the…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Visualization, Preservice Teachers, Information Technology
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Redmond-Sanogo, Adrienne; Angle, Julie; Davis, Evan – School Science and Mathematics, 2016
In an effort to maintain the global competitiveness of the United States, ensuring a strong Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce is essential. The purpose of this study was to identify high school courses that serve as predictors of success in college level gatekeeper courses, which in turn led to the successful…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Secondary School Curriculum, High Schools, Predictor Variables
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Ribeiro, Laura; Severo, Milton; Pereira, Margarida; Ferreira, Maria Amélia – International Journal of Science Education, 2015
Background: Scientific excellence is one of the most fundamental underpinnings of medical education and its relevance is unquestionable. To be involved in research activities enhances students' critical thinking and problem-solving capacities, which are mandatory competences for new achievements in patient care and consequently to the improvement…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Competence, Medical Education, Medical Students