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Fung, Suk-Chun – International Education Studies, 2019
This is the first study to investigate humane attitudes toward animals and empathic tendencies toward humans among Chinese adolescents and young adults. The present study administered two scales, the Animal Attitude Scale (AAS) and Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI), to 471 Hong Kong secondary school and university students who were between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Altruism, Empathy, Humanistic Education
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Inon, Magen – Ethics and Education, 2019
Research shows that various pharmaceuticals can offer modest cognition enhancing effects for healthy individuals. These finding have caused some academics to support liberal use of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) in schools and universities. This approach partially arises from arguments implying there is little moral justification for…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Drug Use, Cognitive Ability, Moral Values
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Uzun, Naim; Gilbertson, Kenneth L.; Keles, Ozgul; Ratinen, Ilkka – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable "Environmental Attitude Scale" (EAS) for secondary school (5th, 8th grade), high school (11th) and undergraduate college students. The reliability and validity studies of the scale were carried out in three different countries (Finland, USA and Turkey). The sampling size was…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Heineke, Amy J.; Smetana, Lara; Carlson Sanei, Jenna – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2019
Teacher education programs are responsible for preparing science teachers for today's culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms, which includes preparing them to support students' science learning and language development. Given the rapid growth in linguistic diversity across the country, science teacher preparation for English learners,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Bilingualism, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Haidar, Sham – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
In Pakistan, English is one of the official languages and the language of higher education, a prerequisite for professional positions, and the most prestigious language. However, access to English may not be the same for people belonging to different socioeconomic statuses because of different school systems. There are different schools for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Phenomenology, English (Second Language)
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Willard, Eleanor – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
This short report will outline a remote work experience scheme that has successfully been running for three years in the psychology group within the Leeds School of Social Sciences. It is designed to aid transition to university for pre-tertiary students by introducing them to undergraduate literacy skills and making their expectations of…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Psychology, Undergraduate Study, College Preparation
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Lysiak, Malgorzata; Puchalska-Wasyl, Malgorzata – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
Psychological literature in the field of internal dialogical activity assumes that internal temporal dialogues perform several important functions, namely: support, redefining the past, balancing, distancing, advising, making decisions, acquiring wisdom and managing the future. The article is an attempt to verify this proposal through qualitative…
Descriptors: Dialogs (Language), Decision Making, Well Being, Psychological Patterns
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Baverstock, Alison; Steinitz, Jackie; Morris, Julie; Fenwick, Catherine – Education 3-13, 2019
Coombe Boys' School in New Malden worked with Kingston University to establish a 'Big Read', a scheme of pre-arrival shared-reading for boys transitioning from local primary schools into year 7 of the Coombe Boys' secondary school. A novel was chosen for shared-reading, and all arriving pupils were given a copy at their Induction Day (at the end…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Males
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Dobos, Bianka; Piko, Bettina F.; Kenny, Dianna T. – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
Although music performance anxiety (MPA) is a common problem, there are only a few studies on this subject in Hungary. In this article, we investigate the underlying socio-demographic and psychological factors related to music performance anxiety. The sample consisted of musicians (N = 100; aged between 15-35 years) who were studying or had…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Music, Performance, Psychological Patterns
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Yavuz, Olcay; Parzych, Jennifer; Generali, Margaret – Education and Urban Society, 2019
This quantitative correlational study was designed to investigate whether the core and enrichment college readiness program needs within high-poverty urban schools significantly varied with respect to grade level and stakeholder perceptions. Statistically significant differences were discovered in parent, student, and faculty perceptions in core…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Program Effectiveness, Poverty
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Mazana, Mzomwe Yahya; Montero, Calkin Suero; Casmir, Respickius Olifage – International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education, 2019
Students' learning of and performance in mathematics is affected by a number of factors, including students' attitude towards the subject, teachers instructional practices, and school environment. This study was conducted to investigate students' attitudes towards learning mathematics in Tanzania. It also sought to ascertain reasons for the liking…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Grim, Jeffrey; Moore-Vissing, Quixada; Mountford-Zimdars, Anna – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
This project investigated the postsecondary education aspirations of 27 secondary school-aged students living in greater London, England and greater Boston, Massachusetts, USA. An innovative research design was implemented to support a technology-facilitated international focus group allowing for exchanges between the US and English students.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Low Income, Academic Aspiration, Occupational Aspiration
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Dos Santos, Luis Miguel – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2019
Effective teaching and learning strategy is one of the most important topics in the field of teachers' professional development. Teachers' education and pre-service teachers' training programmes provide necessary coursework, field experience, and student teaching internship experience to pre-service, potential, and second career teachers who are…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Problem Solving, Models
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Schüler-Meyer, Alexander – International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 2019
In the transition from secondary to tertiary mathematics, students try to participate in tertiary mathematics by replicating familiar school mathematical discourses. The objective of this case study is to investigate the conditions and affordances under which students proceed from familiar school mathematical discourses to new, tertiary discourses…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Arithmetic, College Mathematics, Secondary School Mathematics
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Di Martino, Pietro; Gregorio, Francesca – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
Tertiary transition in mathematics appears to be an insurmountable struggle for many students, including for high achievers in secondary school. The high dropout rates in many Western Countries represent a big issue from an individual and social point of view. It appears particularly significant to analyse this phenomenon in the context of the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Students, College Students, Mathematics Achievement
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