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Dos, Bulent – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Mobile phones are getting smarter and the usage through university students becoming more popular. University students using mobile phones for talking, for texting message, for Internet search, for listening music, watching videos, playing games, using social media etc. Mobile phones are not accessory any more, they are integrated like our…
Descriptors: Correlation, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Academic Achievement
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Hofferber, Natalia; Eckes, Alexander; Wilde, Matthias – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Grolnick and Ryan (1987) assume that an autonomy supportive environment leads to higher learner engagement and thus to greater achievements and deeper understanding of content. In school, knowledge acquisition (rote learning as well as conceptual learning) are regarded as most important. In this study, we examined the effects of teachers' autonomy…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Personal Autonomy, Academic Achievement, Rote Learning
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Savas, Ahmet Cezmi; Bozgeyik, Yunus; Eser, Ismail – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
The major purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between teacher self efficacy and burnout. In order to collect the related data, "Maslach Burnout Inventory" and "Teacher Sense of Efficacy Scale" were used. The sample of the study consisted of 163 randomly chosen teachers who worked in various primary and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Burnout, Teacher Characteristics, Public School Teachers
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Pilz, Matthias; Berger, Susanne; Canning, Roy – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This paper presents a comparative research project on pre-vocational education in lower secondary schools in seven European countries. The primary aim of the study was to better understand how the formal pre-vocational education curriculum is interpreted and shaped by individual teachers. The countries covered are Austria, Germany, Hungary,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Prevocational Education, Comparative Education, Curriculum Implementation
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Gumus, Huseyin; Akdevelioglu, Yasemin; Bulduk, Sidika – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
We aimed to determine how factors such as smoking, regular activity, etc. affected dietary glycemic index in university students. Methods: This study was carried out at Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. The participants were 577 randomly selected Turkish healthy female university students aged 17-32 years. The survey included a questionnaire that…
Descriptors: Smoking, Body Composition, Body Weight, Body Height
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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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Orçan, Maide; Çiçekler, Canan Yildiz; Ari, Ramazan – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This study aims to define Roma mothers' views regarding their children's education and their tendency towards crime. The study is based on an illustrative case study method. The participants of this study are mothers of Roma children between the ages of 4 and 6 who live in Konya, Turkey--more specifically in the Yenimahalle neighborhood in the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Mothers, Parent Attitudes
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Kingsley, Laurie; Romine, William – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Schools and teacher induction programs around the world routinely assess teaching best practice to inform accreditation, tenure/promotion, and professional development decisions. Routine assessment is also necessary to ensure that teachers entering the profession get the assistance they need to develop and succeed. We introduce the Item-Level…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Beginning Teacher Induction, Best Practices
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Mubeen, Sarwat; Reid, Norman – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Motivation is an inner force that activates and provides direction to our thought, feelings and actions. Two main characteristics of motivation are goal directed behavior and persistence. Motivated people persistently work for the goal until it is achieved. This paper explores the nature of motivation in the context of learning and seeks to relate…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Science Instruction, Self Esteem, Self Efficacy
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Koparan, Timur; Güven, Bülent – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This study investigates the effect of the project based learning approach on 8th grade students' attitude towards statistics. With this aim, an attitude scale towards statistics was developed. Quasi-experimental research model was used in this study. Following this model in the control group the traditional method was applied to teach statistics…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Student Projects
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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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Koparan, Timur; Güven, Bülent – European Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This study examines the effect of project based learning on 8th grade students' statistical literacy levels. A performance test was developed for this aim. Quasi-experimental research model was used in this article. In this context, the statistics were taught with traditional method in the control group and it was taught using project based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Student Projects, Grade 8
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Calado, Florbela M.; Bogner, Franz X. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Scientific literacy has been increasingly considered a major goal of science education. While textbooks remain the most widespread tools for pursuing this goal within classrooms, they have been slow to adapt to the most recent epistemological paradigms, often still conveying distorted views of science and technology. Accordingly, we present herein…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Scientific Attitudes, Misconceptions, Textbook Bias
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Demirel, Duygu Harmandar; Yildiran, Ibrahim – European Journal of Educational Research, 2013
As an academic discipline, the philosophy of sport has been in existence for a relatively short period. Although the philosophy of sport as an academic endeavour is relatively young, the philosophical view of sport itself is not new. Although sport was a major activity according to the Greeks and Romans, it lost its importance during the Middle…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Intellectual Disciplines
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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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