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Sun-Lin, Hong-Zheng; Chiou, Guey-Fa – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
This study examined effects of gamified comparison on sixth graders' performance of algebra word problem solving and attitude toward algebra learning. Seventy-two sixth graders were invited to participate in a four-week experimental instruction and assigned to three groups: gamified comparison, comparison, and control. The results showed (1) a…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Algebra, Educational Games, Word Problems (Mathematics)
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Davis, Ashley – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
Racism has a long history in the United States. For generations, people of color have been systematically oppressed, whereas White people have benefitted from unearned privilege. Despite major advances in civil rights, the ongoing presence and legacy of racism and White privilege result in pervasive inequities. Social work education prepares…
Descriptors: Racial Attitudes, Power Structure, Correlation, Racial Bias
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Heath, Michele L. – Journal of Management Education, 2019
"Faculty Misstatements in Management Education and their Consequences" is a thought-provoking article that draws attention to what information is being disseminated in business schools. The article argues that faculty communicate misinformation about the economic model and what matters in life. This rejoinder addresses the notion that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Business Administration Education, Deception, Misconceptions
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Hastürkoglu, Gökçen – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2019
The necessity of incorporating both theory and practice in translation an interpretation pedagogy has always been emphasized by trainers at translation and interpretation departments. Situated learning activities, as most scholars agree, are environments where students can achieve deep learning by putting theory into practice. The view presented…
Descriptors: Translation, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Simulation
Arsland, Coskun; Adigüzel, Gözde – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the correlation between aggression, empathic tendency, expression of emotions and self-compassion, and to find out whether empathic tendency, expression of emotions and self-compassion significantly predict aggression. The sample of study consists of 526 female and 290 male in total 816 students who are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Aggression, Empathy
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Torres, Mario S.; Qin, Lixia – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2017
This study explored attitudes and perceptions of Chinese high school students regarding freedom of expression in their country. A survey capturing perceptions over various forms of free speech (e.g., student publication, dress code) was administered to a sample of 838, which included students from both urban and rural areas within Shaanxi Province…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Freedom of Speech
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Hussain, Tariq; Akhter, Mumtaz – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2016
Since the emergence of Pakistan, technical education has been over ruled. In the early phase trade institutes, there after polytechnics and later on the colleges of technology emerged. The current endeavor is an effort to explore the students' attitude towards technology. About 3338 respondents served as sample from final year of Civil, Electrical…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Technical Education
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Sabbah, Sabah Salman – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
This study explored the potential effect of college students' self-generated computerized mind maps on their reading comprehension. It also investigated the subjects' attitudes toward generating computerized mind maps for reading comprehension. The study was conducted in response to the inability of the foundation-level students, who were learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Concept Mapping, Reading Achievement
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Flynn, Alison B. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2015
Organic chemistry is a traditionally difficult subject with high failure & withdrawal rates and many areas of conceptual difficulty for students. To promote student learning and success, four undergraduate organic chemistry and spectroscopy courses at the first to third year level (17-420 students) were "flipped" in 2013-2014. In the…
Descriptors: Spectroscopy, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Course Evaluation