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Meyer, Annika; Meyer-Ahrens, Inga; Wilde, Matthias – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Previous research has found conflicting evidence in studies where students participate in the selection of their course topics in educational settings. Katz and Assor (2007), for example, have argued that the increase in student motivation is probably not due to the mere act of choosing, but to the value of the options with respect to personal…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Biology, Science Instruction, Science Education
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Boikhutso, Keene; Dinama, Baamphatlha; Kebabope, Santudu – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This paper explored the myriad problems associated with undergraduate research supervision in social studies and religious education using one of the primary Colleges of Education near Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana as a case study. The study applied qualitative research involving interviews and focus group interviews to solicit…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Supervision, Religious Education
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Kildan, A. Oguzhan; Kurnaz, Mehmet Altan; Ahi, Berat – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
The aim of this study was to determine mental models of 334 pre-school children concerning school. Children in the city center of Kastamonu in the Western Black Sea region of Turkey were included. Content analysis was conducted on pictures drawn by the children, and the models were split into two groups, scientific and nonscientific. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Cognitive Processes, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Chan, Eric – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
The millennial generation is facing challenges in their career path and they believe that tertiary education can help them to equip better to tackle against. However, some students find it difficult to rush back to classroom due to work commitment. Fortunately, flexible education developed these years allows students to capture knowledge anytime…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Delivery Systems, Architecture, Construction Management
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Al-Rabaani, Ahmed Hamed – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
The aim of the study is to investigate the attitudes of student teachers of Social Studies to tourism for sustainable development. The study participants were the entire cohort of final year student teachers of Social Studies in the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman. There were 65 in total, 26 male and 39…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teacher Attitudes, Social Studies, Tourism
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Famiwole, Remi O.; Kolawole, E. B. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
The study investigated the perception of teachers of agriculture about Supervised Agricultural Experience Programmes (SAEP) in secondary schools in Ekiti and Ondo States. The population used for the study consisted of 520 teachers of agricultural science in all the secondary schools in Ekiti and Ondo States. The sample used for this study was 136…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, Field Experience Programs
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Saloviita, Timo – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Lesson starts are transitional events which may cause management problems for teachers. In this study 131 lesson starts of equally many teachers were observed in primary and secondary schools in Finland. The results indicated that, in general, the problems were minimal. However, for various reasons lesson starts were delayed by an average of about…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Classroom Observation Techniques, Secondary School Teachers, Time Management
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Uusiautti, Satu; Määttä, Kaarina – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This study focused on the phenomenon of success at work asking whether it would be possible to find factors from top workers' children and school experiences that would explain their later success. This study was a part of a larger research in which Finnish top workers, employees of the year, who have been selected as successful professionals of…
Descriptors: Employees, Employee Attitudes, Success, Experience
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Agboola, Alex; Tsai, Kaun Chen – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Character education is a growing discipline with the deliberate attempt to optimize students' ethical behavior. The outcome of character education has always been encouraging, solidly, and continually preparing the leaders of tomorrow. The promotion of character education should not just a leap service but has an action plan for practice. In order…
Descriptors: Values Education, Definitions, Educational History, Context Effect
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McFarlane, Donovan A. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
This paper explores the challenges faced by teachers and educators in the online classroom, especially in light of existing learner differences among students stemming from intelligence, socioeconomic status (SES), culture, gender, among other factors. The author examines the characteristics of the online classroom and looks at learner differences…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Barriers, Student Characteristics
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Safdar, Muhammad; Hussain, Azhar; Shah, Iqbal; Rifat, Qudsia – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
This paper describes the procedure of developing an instructional tool, "concept mapping" and its effectiveness in making the material meaningful to the students. In Pakistan, the traditional way of teaching science subjects at all levels at school relies heavily on memorization. The up-to-date data obtained from qualitative and…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Tataroglu, Eylem – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Primary education (1-8 Grades) Visual Arts Instruction Schedule is a program built up and constituted by a commission composed of academicians and specialist teachers in their fields within the body of Ministry of National Education in year 2006 on the basis of "constructivist approach" philosophy of education. Instruction Schedule…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Psychomotor Skills, Constructivism (Learning), Affective Behavior
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Huang, Chin-Fei; Liu, Chia-Ju – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate how mental rotation strategies affect the identification of chemical structural formulas. This study conducted event-related potentials (ERPs) experiments. In addition to the data collected in the ERPs, a Chemical Structure Conceptual Questionnaire and interviews were also admin-istered for data…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, College Students, Chemistry, Cognitive Processes
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Mäensivu, Kati-Tuulia; Uusiautti, Satu; Määttä, Kaarina – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The contribution of special needs assistants (SNA) is becoming increasingly important in inclusive and special classrooms. However, the profession itself has remained unexplored. The purpose of this article is to describe special needs assistants' perceptions on their education, professional competence, the content and significance of their work…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Teacher Aides, Questionnaires
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Joseph, Tenibiaje Dele – European Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The study investigated the present position of literacy, information and communication technology (ICT) in prisons by examining the perception of inmates. The study adopted a descriptive survey using structured questionnaire and observation guides on a randomly and purposively drawn sample of 664 inmates out of a population of 47,628 inmates…
Descriptors: Literacy, Information Technology, Institutionalized Persons, Recidivism
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