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Redmond, Petrea; Peled, Yehuda – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The ubiquitous nature of technology in the world has not yet translated into the ubiquitous use of technology to transform learning and teaching. Teachers lack the confidence and competence to integrate technology across a broad range of tools within a range of contexts. Technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) has become a common…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Gender Differences, Secondary School Teachers
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Watling, David P.; Bishara, Jason D.; Zeeman, Heidi – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Adolescence is presented as a vulnerable period for accidental injury, particularly spinal cord injury, given young people's propensity for risky behaviours. School-based health promotion initiatives provide opportunities for education about the risks associated with dangerous behaviours. In this study, we aimed to describe young…
Descriptors: Safety, Beliefs, Secondary School Students, Pretests Posttests
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Gordon, Chloe S.; Howard, Steven J.; Kervin, Lisa K.; Jones, Sandra C. – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Objective: Alcohol media literacy (AML) programs have achieved positive results for alcohol prevention; however, gender may moderate program effectiveness. This study investigated gender differences for an Australian AML intervention. Method: Fifth and sixth graders (N = 165), allocated to an intervention or wait-list control group, participated…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Media Literacy, Program Effectiveness, Intervention
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Hwang, Yoon-Suk; Dillon-Wallace, Julie; Campbell, Marilyn; Ashburner, Jill; Saggers, Beth; Carrington, Suzanne; Hand, Kirstine – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
Students with ASC are at heightened risk for bullying and their understanding of bullying is known to protect them from involvement in it (Humphrey and Hebron 2015). However, only a handful of studies have examined how students with ASC understand traditional bullying and none of them focused on cyberbullying. To fill this gap, we investigated how…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Bullying, At Risk Students
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Atherton, Mirella – Issues in Educational Research, 2017
Confidence levels of students enrolled in open access programs and undergraduate courses were measured at the University of Newcastle. The open access science students aimed to gain access to undergraduate studies in various disciplines at University. The undergraduate students were enrolled in a variety of degrees and were surveyed during their…
Descriptors: College Programs, Undergraduate Students, Self Efficacy, Chemistry
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Anderton, Ryan S.; Chiu, Li Shan; Aulfrey, Susan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Anatomy and physiology teaching has undergone significant changes to keep up with advances in technology and to cater for a wide array of student specific learning approaches. This paper examines perceptions towards a variety of teaching instruments, techniques, and innovations used in the delivery and teaching of anatomy and physiology for health…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Faculty, Anatomy, Health Sciences
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Jackling, Beverley; Natoli, Riccardo; Siddique, Salina; Sciulli, Nick – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015
The aim of this study is to evaluate the capacity of an e-learning tool (blog) to facilitate reflection among students as part of collaborative group learning. The paper provides insights into student attitudes towards blogs as an interactive and reflective learning tool. Additionally, the study highlights the differences between domestic and…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Diaries, Reflection
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Scholes, Laura – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2015
Exploring the diverse nature of students' interpretations of their reading experiences, this study moves beyond broad generalizations about boys and girls to consider complexities inherent in the social processes that influence students' engagement in reading. While the study aimed to develop understandings about the ways notions of masculinity…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Masculinity, Males, Females
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Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; McInerney, Dennis M.; Ali, Jinnat – Educational Psychology, 2014
Students' motivation is known to be influenced by both internally referenced and externally referenced factors. Internally referenced factors include self-processes (sense of competence and affect), whereas externally referenced factors include significant others (parents, peers and teachers). Using the Facilitating Conditions Questionnaire, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Student Motivation, White Students
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Abu-Hamour, Bashir; Al-Hmouz, Hanan – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
This study examines the problem of underachievement among gifted high school students. Low achievers were compared to high and moderate achievers on their motivation, self-regulation, and attitudes toward their school and teachers. Participants were all highly able students from grades 10 and 11 in an academically selective gifted high school in…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Academically Gifted, High School Students, Comparative Analysis
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Bhati, Shyam S. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to study the effectiveness of oral presentation as an assessment tool in a Finance subject. Assessment data collected from a postgraduate Finance subject in an Australian university over a period of five years from 2005 to 2009 was analysed statistically to determine the relation between students' performance in oral…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Data Analysis
Hassan, Ghali – Science Educator, 2011
There is relatively little research evidence that documents current students' views of science--particularly a comparison of secondary and tertiary science. Further, little is known about how students' views of science differ according to level of study. This study provides evidence of students' view of science from both school and university…
Descriptors: Evidence, Science History, Measures (Individuals), Secondary School Students
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Sharma, Bishnu; Harker, Michael; Harker, Debra; Reinhard, Karin – Journal of Youth Studies, 2010
The transition from living at home to living independently has been characterised as a time of stress, and there is evidence to suggest that this transition from youth to young adulthood influences food choice. The current study explores this phenomenon and compares 18-24-year-old university students' motivation for food choice in Australia and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Nutrition, Familiarity, Motivation
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Chia, Yew Ming; Koh, Hian Chye; Pragasam, John – Journal of Education and Work, 2008
This is a comparative study of the career drivers of accounting students in Singapore, Australia and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). The study examines the motivational factors that steer accounting students into choosing accounting as a programme of study in their respective countries. Comparative analyses are performed to…
Descriptors: Creativity, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Rewards
Barnes, Geoffrey; McInerney, Dennis M.; Marsh, Herbert W. – Australian Educational Researcher, 2005
In many countries there remain substantial sex differences in enrolments in elective science courses, despite concerted efforts in recent years to alleviate them. This paper explores the reasons for these differences by comparing models of male and female enrolment intentions in elective courses in biology, chemistry and physics. The models are…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Intention, Models, Elective Courses
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