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Ben-Tov, Shoshana; Romi, Shlomo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between parents' involvement related to their alertness of what happens in school and their identification with school and their children's attitudes toward school, social adjustment, self-efficacy and academic achievements. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaires were answered…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Educational Attitudes
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Bernstein-Yamashiro, Beth; Noam, Gil G. – New Directions for Youth Development, 2013
This article describes activities that can be used with multiple audiences of teachers, administrators, or other caregivers regarding setting boundaries in personal relationships with students. First, participants must think about and discuss relationships that they experienced with their own teachers in the past and determine what aspects of…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Caregivers, Group Activities, Interpersonal Competence
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Kaster, Gregory – Educational Leadership, 2012
Madison Elementary School, a K-6 school of 335 students in Marshfield, Wisconsin, recognizes the value of student feedback and strives to learn more through monthly student meetings, whole-class sit-downs, and student exit interviews. As the principal of Madison Elementary School, the author meets with a group of students for half an hour during…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Feedback (Response), Educational Change
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Yin, Lishu; Huang, Li-Ching; Hare, Dwight – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2010
This in-depth study examined the perspectives of 17 Korean undergraduate exchange students attending a U.S. southern university during the 2005-2006 school year. The struggles and frustrations they experienced; the difficulties they encountered socially, culturally, and academically; their contributions to the American academic community; and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Transportation, Foreign Students, Asians
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Mathews-Aydinli, Julie; Elaziz, Fatih – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2010
This study explored the attitudes of students and teachers toward the use of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in a foreign language teaching and learning context. The study also investigated possible factors affecting teachers' and students' attitudes toward IWB technology. Data were collected through questionnaires distributed to 458 students and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Second Language Instruction
Butler, Bettie Ray; Joubert, Marcus D.; Lewis, Chance W. – Online Submission, 2009
A plethora of research (McCadden, 1998; Monroe 2005; Skiba, Peterson, & Williams, 2000) on student discipline emphasizes the inequities surrounding the distribution of disciplinary actions taken by schools/school districts in regards to behavior, particularly for African American males. This study provides an in-depth examination of disciplinary…
Descriptors: African American Students, Urban Schools, Behavior Patterns, Discipline
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Daniels, Mark L. – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2009
This article describes a cohesive theory of classroom management, developed by the author. This "three Fs" theory, predicated upon extant empiricism and scholarship vis-a-vis classroom management, was devised and implemented over several semesters within a field-based course at the University of Texas at Austin for preservice mathematics majors…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teaching Styles, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Methods
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Asaoka, Takako; Jun Yano, – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
"Study abroad" needs promoting, as it is an effective alternative for many Japanese university students to enhance their international experience and cross-cultural understanding, thus contributing to the internationalization of Japanese universities. To consider what has to be done to promote "study abroad" programs, this…
Descriptors: Surveys, Internet, Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad
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Domizi, Denise P. – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2008
This study examined the perceptions of six first-year students involved in a residential learning community during the program's pilot year. During group interviews, study participants shared their perceptions about what they were learning as members of the community and what value they placed on that learning. The findings indicated students…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Student Attitudes, Boarding Schools, College Freshmen
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Underwood, Jean; Banyard, Phil – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2008
The opening premise of this paper is that education must change but that the nature and direction of that change is uncertain. In England, but not necessarily the UK as a whole, the policy is to produce a more personalised learning experience for all pupils. The policy of personalisation is to be delivered in part by increased use of digital…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
Amrein-Beardsley, Audrey; Foulger, Teresa S.; Toth, Meredith – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2007
This paper investigates the questions and considerations that should be discussed by administrators, faculty, and support staff when designing, developing and offering a hybrid (part online, part face-to-face) degree program. Using two Web questionnaires, data were gathered from nine instructors and approximately 450 students to evaluate student…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Distance Education, Program Development, Curriculum Development
Oz, Huseyin – Online Submission, 2007
This article reports on a study that investigated metacognitive knowledge or beliefs about language learning of 470 Turkish EFL learners in secondary education. The primary aims of the study were to explore what beliefs Turkish students in secondary education held about learning English as a foreign language (EFL), how their belief systems were…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Factor Analysis, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Rutter, Philip A.; Leech, Nancy L. – Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 2006
This qualitative study explored the experiences of five gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents' perspectives on their schools' acceptance of their sexual orientation, and perceptions of these schools' approach to suicide risk intervention. Focus groups were tape recorded, transcribed, and analyzed through constant comparative analysis. Themes that…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Focus Groups, Suicide, Sexual Orientation
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Spiezio, Kim Edward; Baker, Kerrie Q.; Boland, Kathleen – Journal of General Education, 2006
The purpose of this article is to present empirical evidence suggesting the potential benefits of systematically utilizing general education as the institutional foundation for an integrated, multidisciplinary learning environment expressly dedicated to the promotion of civic engagement. Recently, the authors conducted an assessment of student…
Descriptors: General Education, Student Attitudes, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Environment
Ledwell, Elizabeth; Andrusyszyn, Mary-Anne; Iwasiw, Carroll – Journal of Distance Education, 2006
This qualitative, explanatory study examined Post-RN baccalaureate nursing students' experiences of empowerment with distance education and computer conferencing (CC) for fit with the constructs of Kanter's (1977, 1993) Theory of Structural Power in Organizations. Seven post-RNs from Canadian distance education nursing programs were interviewed.…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Nursing Education, Distance Education, Interviews
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