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Binns, Ian C.; Bloom, Mark A. – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2017
Biological evolution stands out as critically important content for K-12 education as it is considered a cornerstone of the biological sciences. Yet, it remains one of the most socially controversial topics related to science education. In this exploratory study, we are seeking to understand the ways elementary preservice teachers (PSTs) use their…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary Education, Evolution, Creationism
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Egilmez, Eda; Naylor-Tincknell, Janett – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2017
Popularity, as a manifestation of social status, has been widely researched and determined by group members. Prosocial behaviors are actions with intention of benefiting others or society as whole with little or no personal gain and may include helping, cooperating, and other voluntary works. Altruism is a type of prosocial behavior that could…
Descriptors: Altruism, Peer Acceptance, Prosocial Behavior, Interpersonal Relationship
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Lysaght, Zita; O'Leary, Michael; Ludlow, Larry – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2017
Assessment for Learning (AfL) may be conceptualized as minute-to-minute, day-by-day interactions between learners and teachers with the improvement of learning as the principal focus. This paper traces the development of an AfL measurement instrument (scale) that can be used for research purposes prior to, during and following professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Classroom Techniques
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Abbott, Robert; Mickail, Terry; Richards, Todd; Renninger, K. Ann; Hidi, Suzanne E.; Beers, Scott; Berninger, Virginia – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2017
Three methodological approaches were applied to understand the role of interest and self-efficacy in reading and/or writing in students without and with persisting specific learning disabilities (SLDs) in literacy. For each approach students in grades 4 to 9 completed a survey in which they rated 10 reading items and 10 writing items on a Scale 1…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Learning Disabilities, Adolescents, Factor Analysis
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Kent, Laura – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2017
This article introduces a model entitled, "Responsive Teaching through Problem Posing" or RTPP, that addresses a type of reform oriented mathematics teaching based on posing relevant problems, positioning students as experts of mathematics, and facilitating discourse. RTPP incorporates decades of research on students' thinking in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Student Role, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods
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Bourdeau, Debra; Roberts, Donna; Wood, Beverly; Korioth, Johnelle – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2017
Improving a required course in our curriculum that has proven to be a challenge for our students was the focus of this study. Surveys of both students and instructors attempted to identify specific problem areas. Using the information from these surveys, the researchers developed a series of videos to explain vital course concepts and deployed…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Video Technology, Required Courses, Core Curriculum
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Fredua-Kwarteng, Eric – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2016
This paper is based on a research that explored how Inuit community members in Nunavut Territory, Canada, conceptualized quality education in the socio-cultural context of the territory. Data were collected through telephone interviews of 13 Inuit community members in Nunavut and document reviews both of which were conducted in 2010. The data…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Social Influences
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Bature, Iliya Joseph; Atweh, Bill – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2016
This paper seeks to investigate the implementation of the Productive Pedagogies Framework in Nigerian mathematics classroom setting. The researcher adopted a qualitative case study approach to seeking data for the three research questions postulated for the study. Three mathematics teachers taught mathematics in two secondary schools in two…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Foreign Countries
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Okonkwo, Adaobi F. – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2016
The study focused on languages of education in Nigeria and extent of implementation in the (UBE) Schools in Ebonyi State. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The population of the study constituted all the Universal Basic Education teachers in the 13 LGA of the State. A sample study of 555 respondents was selected using proportionate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Native Language Instruction
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Young, Jamaal Rashad – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2016
Teaching with technology is considered a necessity in the U.S. mathematics classroom. However, few studies have established explicit considerations to support technology-enhanced student achievement. The purpose of this study was to characterize the effectiveness of technology in the mathematics classroom by systematically reviewing meta-analytic…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy
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Šejtanic, Semir; Lalic, Majra – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2016
Extracurricular activities represent educational, preplanned actions which enable complete confirmation of students' personality as well as development of their communication skills and competencies; whilst they enable the teachers to expand their educational influence. Modern school can't be imagined without innovations or modifications to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Extracurricular Activities, Communication Skills, Elementary School Teachers
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Savas, Ahmet Cezmi; Kosker, Erkan; Demir, Selcuk; Utar, Nurten – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2015
The aim of this survey is to analyze the perception of teachers regarding the relationship between change leadership and organizational commitment. The study sample is 221 teachers working in the schools of Gaziantep, Sanliurfa and Mardin during the 2014-15 educational year since it is easier to reach them. The sample choice of our study has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Transformational Leadership
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Ozkan, Suna; Alev, Sedat; Ercan, Abdulkadir – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2015
The aim of this study has been to identify school managers' leadership styles and levels in terms of teachers' perceptions. The focus of the study includes primary, secondary and high schools in Sahinbey and Sehitkamil districts of Gaziantep. In the study, the selection of the sample, which consists of 228 teachers, was carried out by using the…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, School Administration, Administrators, Teacher Attitudes
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Cobanoglu, Necati; Kaya, Oguz; Angay, Abdurrahman – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2015
The aim of this study was to determine teachers' perspectives on conflict management strategies and further to determine the effects of pupil control ideologies on their conflict management strategies. 120 primary and secondary school teachers were administered a Likert type questionnaire. The data collected were analyzed through multiple…
Descriptors: Ideology, Conflict Resolution, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Toprak, Mustafa; Inandi, Bulent; Colak, Ahmet Levent – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2015
This research aims to investigate the effect of leadership styles of school principals on organizational health. Causal-comparative research model was used to analyze the relationships between leadership types and organizational health. For data collection, a Likert type Multifactor Leadership scale questionnaire and Organizational Health scale…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Organizational Climate, Principals
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