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Lätsch, Alexander – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
According to Bronfenbrenner's socio-ecological model, school is an essential microsystem of the developing child. Schools provide important developmental contexts for children and adolescents, as they constitute environments that might either foster or evoke students' emotional instability. In particular, less is known about the precise and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Student Surveys, Questionnaires
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Sadik, Fatma – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This is a descriptive study investigating the perception of children about discipline through metaphors developed by them. A total of 445 students participated in the research and the data was collected with the "Discipline Metaphors Survey (DMS)" developed by the researchers. At the end of the study, 143 metaphors, 94 positive and 49…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Figurative Language, Discipline, Student Attitudes
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Bahar, Mustafa; Asil, Mustafa; Rubie-Davies, Christine M. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Among school psycho-social factors with considerable effect on student outcomes are both school and classroom climate. Because how students perceive the classroom climate strongly predicts achievement, measuring classroom climate gains importance and the need for testing the existing results across cultures persists. In this study, we assessed the…
Descriptors: Error of Measurement, Climate, Change, Factor Analysis
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Sarac, Hakan; Tarhan, Devrim – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
In the rapidly developing age of technology, the contribution of using multimedia-supported instructional materials in the field of teaching technologies to science education has been increasing steadily. The purpose of this research is to compare the multimedia learning instructional materials prepared according to the 7E learning model and the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Statistical Analysis, Instructional Materials, Experimental Groups
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Bartoszeck, Amauri Betini; Bartoszeck, Flavio Kulevicz – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to understand in an exploratory way pupils' perception of science and the image of scientists at primary and secondary school levels. Data was collected by means of a survey questionnaire and a drawing representing pupils' depiction what scientists do during their working hours. A questionnaire anchored on a Likert…
Descriptors: Scientists, Likert Scales, Rural Schools, Freehand Drawing
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Gungor, Sema Nur; Ozkan, Muhlis – European Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study examines the subjects and concepts in biology perceived to be difficult to learn and teach by 759 pre-service biology teachers registered in the pedagogical formation program at Uludag University Faculty of Education in the academic year of 2005-2016, as well as the associations that word "biology" first calls to their mind.…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Genetics, Classification, Teaching Methods
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Abanikannda, Mutahir Oluwafemi – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
This study provides a framework for the production of Hypermedia Instructional package. It also assessed the effectiveness of hypermedia instructional mode of delivery on students? performance in Chemistry. This is with a view of improving the learning of Chemistry which may eventually help to improve students? performance. The developmental study…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Hypermedia, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Kesan, Cenk; Kaya, Deniz; Ok, Gokce; Erkus, Yusuf – European Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The main purpose of this study is to determine the amount of time-dependent learning of "solving problems that require establishing of single variable equations of the first order" of the seventh grade students. The study, adopting the screening model, consisted of a total of 84 students, including 42 female and 42 male students at the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Problem Solving, Equations (Mathematics), Learning Problems
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Karabag, S. Gulin – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
In this article, a teaching strategy which not only blends yesterday and today in a meaningful way but also powerfully integrates literacy and history will be examined. Firstly Readers' Theatre as a technique will be introduced. Secondly, the usage guidelines of Readers' Theatre will be presented. Finally the opinions of secondary school students…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, Grade 11, Secondary School Students
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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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Onwumere, Onyebuchi; Reid, Norman – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Mathematics is an important school subject but one which often poses problems for learners. It has been found that learners do not possess the cognitive capacity to handle understanding procedures, representations, concepts, and applications at the same time. while the extent of field dependency may hold the key to one way by which the working…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Short Term Memory
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Sormunen, Kari; Köksal, Mustafa Serdar – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Majority of NOS studies comprise of determination or assessment studies conducted with ordinary students. In order to gain further understanding on variation in NOS understandings among the students, there should be different research attempts focusing on unconventional students such as academically advanced students. The purpose of this study is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes, Epistemology
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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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MolokoMphale, Luke; Mhlauli, Mavis B. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
The major purpose of the study was to investigate factors which contribute to the decline in students' academic performance in junior secondary schools in Botswana since 2010. The study was mainly quantitative and used the positivist inquiry paradigm. The study employed critical theory for its theoretical framework. Questionnaires were used to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement, Investigations
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Anditi, Zephania O.; Okere, Mark, I. O.; Muchiri, Daniel R. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Chemistry is one of the subjects that students sit for in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). The attainment of students in chemistry in KCSE has been quite low. An analysis of the past Chemistry examination papers taken in KCSE reveals that the papers test students' competencies in various aspects of Cognitive Science Process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Science Achievement
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