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Xinmeng, Ye; Si, Tian; Fangrong, Ren – Online Submission, 2019
This paper aims to understand students' health literacy condition at a university in Jiangsu Province by determining possible influencing factors, and to give suggestions to improve health literacy education. A total of 165 first, second, and third-year students completed the Mandarin Health Literacy Scale (MHLS) questionnaire. Statistical…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Health, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries
Li, Xinchao; Thige, Joseph Muiruri – Online Submission, 2017
This paper collates research on global ranking through U.S.News.com in relation to Jiangsu University's nonappearance in global ranking of higher education institutions. The author critiques the Academic set up of the University in comparison with universities Ranked as World Class. The author navigates the study largely through descriptive and…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Universities, Institutional Evaluation, Reputation
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Guerrero, Solange E. – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
During several non-participant observations of two advanced College English classes at Jiangsu University, it was noticed that most of the students did not engage in class discussions. To ascertain what the problem was, but from learners' perspectives, this research was conducted. Seventy-one students enrolled in College English at Jiangsu…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Li, Xin-Chao; Zhu, Su-Jing; Thige, Joseph M.; Shi, Yun-Yu – Online Submission, 2017
In order to fully grasp the service level, management quality and effectiveness of the overseas education in China, a satisfaction survey was carried out on 44 institutions of higher learning in Jiangsu province from 5 dimensions of school learning, school life, school administration, surrounding environment, and urban civility and environment.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Higher Education, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Eom, Mi Ri; Lee, Young In – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2020
Contribution: This article aims to explore learner variables that predict the effectiveness of university class using the Havruta method. Background: This article was conducted on 105 learners enrolled in the "General Physics and Experiments 2" class at K University in South Korea. Research Questions: Independent and dependent variables…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness
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Song, In Han; Lee, Eun Jung – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Since the introduction of evidence-based practice in South Korea, it has gained significant attention for its potential to promote the efficacy of social work services and to integrate knowledge and practice in mental health social work. In order to see how empirical research in South Korean mental health social work has changed, we examined…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Scientific Research, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Callingham, Rosemary; Watson, Jane M. – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2017
Statistical literacy increasingly is considered an important outcome of schooling. There is little information, however, about appropriate expectations of students at different stages of schooling. Some progress towards this goal was made by Watson and Callingham (2005), who identified an empirical 6-level hierarchy of statistical literacy and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistics, Numeracy, Middle School Students
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Weiland, Travis – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2017
In this paper, I problematize traditional notions of statistical literacy by juxtaposing it with critical literacy. At the school level statistical literacy is vitally important for students who are preparing to become citizens in modern societies that are increasingly shaped and driven by data based arguments. The teaching of statistics, which is…
Descriptors: Statistics, Critical Literacy, Mathematics Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Zhimin, Liu; Yao, Gao – Chinese Education & Society, 2015
Based on survey data from 14 representative universities in Jiangsu Province, logistic regression is used to analyze the impact of family capital on the quantity and quality of individuals obtaining higher education. The study found that on the whole, family capital has a clearly positive promoting role in the quantity and quality of higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Capital, Social Stratification, Higher Education
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Study, Nancy E. – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2011
Previous studies found that students enrolled in introductory engineering graphics courses at a historically black university (HBCU) had significantly lower than average test scores on the Purdue Spatial Visualization Test: Visualization of Rotations (PSVT) when it was administered during the first week of class. Since the ability to visualize is…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Control Groups, Grade Point Average, Graduation Rate
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Hong, Yi – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2020
Global citizenship education (GCE), an educational advocacy for students to attain the competencies of being aware of and actively engaged in defending social justice, equity and sustainable development at both local and global levels, is difficult to achieve in practice. The failure can be attributed to inadequate knowledge of different effects…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Advocacy, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Nobles, Alicia L.; Curtis, Brett A.; Ngo, Duc A.; Vardell, Emily; Holstege, Christopher P. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: This study examines the health insurance literacy, or the ability to use health insurance effectively, of college students. Participants: A total of 455 students from a large, public university completed an online questionnaire in November 2016. Methods: A questionnaire examined students' knowledge of commonly encountered health…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Multiple Literacies, College Students, Knowledge Level
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Stadtfeld, Christoph; Snijders, Tom A. B.; Steglich, Christian; van Duijn, Marijtje – Sociological Methods & Research, 2020
Longitudinal social network studies can easily suffer from insufficient statistical power. Studies that simultaneously investigate change of network ties and change of nodal attributes (selection and influence studies) are particularly at risk because the number of nodal observations is typically much lower than the number of observed tie…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Social Networks, Statistical Analysis, Effect Size
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Oster, Robert A.; Enders, Felicity T. – Journal of Statistics Education, 2018
It is very important for medical professionals and medical researchers to be literate in statistics. However, we have found that the degree of literacy that is required should not be identical for every statistical competency or even for every learner. We first begin by describing why the development, teaching, and assessment of statistical…
Descriptors: Medical Research, Statistics, Researchers, Health Personnel
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Adegboyega, Adebola; Nkwonta, Chigozie A.; Edward, Jean – Journal of International Students, 2020
In this qualitative descriptive study, we examine health insurance literacy among a group of international college students. They were recruited from a public, coeducational Southeastern university in the United States during the fall semester of 2016 to participate in semistructured interviews. Data were gathered through a demographic…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, College Students, Foreign Students, Knowledge Level
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