NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 4 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Chipchase, Lucy; Davidson, Megan; Blackstock, Felicity; Bye, Ros; Clothier, Peter; Klupp, Nerida; Nickson, Wendy; Turner, Deborah; Williams, Mark – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Much has been written about why students engage in academic studies at university, with less attention given to the concept of disengagement. Understanding the risks and factors associated with student disengagement from learning provides opportunities for targeted remediation. The aims of this review were to (i) explore how student disengagement…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Alienation, Higher Education, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Myburgh, Chris; Poggenpoel, Marie – South African Journal of Education, 2009
This meta-synthesis is on research conducted by different researchers in a team research project on learners' experience of aggression in secondary schools in South Africa. The objective was to obtain a broader understanding of their experience of aggression in different contexts in South Africa, as well as possible ways to assist learners to…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Aggression, Secondary School Students, Research Projects
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Boughey, Chrissie – International Journal of Educational Research, 2008
This article uses "close-up" ethnographic research to provide an account of students' engagement with learning in a South African university. Broadly based on Halliday's [Halliday, M. A. K. (1973). "Explorations in the functions of language". London: Edward Arnold; Halliday, M. A. K. (1978). "Language as social…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Countries, College Students, Language Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aldridge, Jill M.; Laugksch, Rudiger C.; Seopa, Mampone A.; Fraser, Barry J. – International Journal of Science Education, 2006
This article describes the development and validation of an instrument that can be used to assess students' perceptions of their learning environment as a means of monitoring and guiding changes towards outcomes-based education. In the first phase, data collected from 2638 Grade 8 science students from 50 classes in 50 schools in the Limpopo…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Educational Environment, Student Attitudes