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Aslan, Serkan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This research aims to examine the current situation of multicultural education in elementary schools. Therefore, the views of the classroom teachers on multicultural education have been examined and multicultural education activities have been observed in the classes. Having a case study research method which is considered as one of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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Ababneh, Emad G.; Abdel Samad, Manal M. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The gender gap in achievement is one of the main challenges that face the educational system in Jordan. Since 1989, educational reform plans have attempted to reduce gender gap in achievement. However, the gender gap in science achievement according to PISA 2015 was higher than that of other participating countries. This study aimed to show the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Science Achievement, Achievement Tests
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Arslanoglu, Cansel; Mor, Ahmet – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to investigate the empathic tendency levels of physical education teacher candidates according to some variables. Study group consists of 117 pre service physical education and sports students (74 women and 43 men) of Kafkas University in the fall semester of 2015/2016 academic year. "Personal Information Form"…
Descriptors: Empathy, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Saban, Ayten Iflazoglu; Altinkamis, Naime Feyza; Gul, Ebru Deretarla – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper aims to test the reliability and validity of the Turkish adaptation of DeBaryshe and Binder's Parent Reading Belief Inventory (PRBI) and to investigate parents' literacy beliefs. The primary focus of this paper is to explore parents' beliefs and practices and their relatedness on the emergent literacy of their children aged 3-7 (M=69.8…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Emergent Literacy, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Adelman, Melissa A.; Székely, Miguel – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
School dropout is a growing concern in Central America, and in Latin America as a whole, because of its consequences for economic productivity, the inclusiveness of growth, social cohesion, and increasing youth risks. This paper utilizes more than two decades of household survey data to construct a systematic overview of school dropout at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Dropout Rate, Potential Dropouts
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Dinc, M. Sait; Kocyigit, Zubeyde – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The main purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of ethical leadership on teachers' job satisfaction, and affective commitment in an education sector. This study proposes that ethical leadership has a significant and positive effect on overall job satisfaction and affective commitment. Moreover, it suggests that ethical leadership has an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Demography, Teacher Attitudes
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Hartas, Dimitra – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Using data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), patterns of parental involvement were examined in selected OECD countries. The findings showed that, irrespective of educational qualifications, parents were frequently involved in their children's learning at the start of primary school and at age 15. Cross-national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship
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Ercan, Orhan; Bilen, Kadir – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Advances in computer technologies and adoption of related methods and techniques in education have developed parallel to each other. This study focuses on the need to utilize more than one teaching method and technique in education rather than focusing on a single teaching method. By using the pre-test post-test and control group semi-experimental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement
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Abu-Shakra, Amal; Saliim, Eric – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
A university course project was developed and implemented in a biology course, focusing on environmental problems, to assess community awareness of childhood lead poisoning. A set of 385 questionnaires was generated and distributed in an urban community in North Carolina, USA. The completed questionnaires were sorted first into yes and no sets…
Descriptors: Biology, Service Learning, Educational Research, Poisoning