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King, Nicola C.; Aves, Stephen J. – Bioscience Education, 2012
Following the publication of the higher education white paper increasing entry tariff and widening participation have become even more important issues for universities. This report examines the relationship between entry tariff and undergraduate achievement in Biosciences at the University of Exeter. We show that, whilst there is a significant…
Descriptors: Evidence, Higher Education, Investigations, Academic Achievement
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Pellerin, Martine; Montes, Carlos Soler – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
The study explores the effectiveness of the implementation of blended teaching (BT) by combining the Spanish online resource "Aula Virtual de Espanol" (AVE) with the face-to-face (F2F) delivery approach in second language Spanish programs in two high schools in Alberta, Canada. Findings demonstrate the effectiveness of combining the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Web Based Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
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Donovan, Ann – Educational Leadership, 1984
Although basic literacy will continue to be necessary for survival, mass communications and information technology are bringing about an inevitable and lamentable decline in reading for pleasure and in the love of literature for its own sake. (TE)
Descriptors: Independent Reading, Library Surveys, Literacy, Literature Appreciation
Mangan, Katherine S. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2000
Reports on the founding of Ave Maria School of Law (Michigan), opening in 2000, which plans to integrate Catholic teachings into every course. Focus is on the school's founder, Thomas S. Monaghan, and the school's first dean, Bernard Dobranski, who suggest that the new school can avoid difficulties with tenured liberal professors and attract top…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Law Schools
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Sukarelawan, Moh. Irma; Sulisworo, Dwi; Jumadi; Kuswanto, Heru; Rofiqah, Siti Anisatur – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2021
This cross-sectional study aimed to validate students' metacognition awareness inventory in Heat and Temperature material. A total of 167 public senior high school students in Yogyakarta, Indonesia were selected through convenience sampling technique. The heat and temperature metacognition awareness inventory (HeTMAI) inventory consists of six…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Metacognition, Heat
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Yar Yildirim, Veda – International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 2021
The aim of this study was to develop a scale to measure the process of receiving and completing homework from the perspective of university students, and to conduct its validity and reliability analyses. Two different sample groups were formed in order to develop the Homework Process in Higher Education Scale (HPHES). Students studying in…
Descriptors: Homework, Higher Education, Test Construction, Test Reliability
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Smith, Jeffrey – Gender and Education, 2007
The ongoing moral panic surrounding adolescent boys continues to cause concern, proving pivotal in popular discourses centring on the "problem of youth". Drawing on ethnographic data from a large co-educational secondary school, this paper illustrates how school outcomes are adversely affected by working class boys' investments in peer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Coeducation, Outcomes of Education
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Rodrigues, Mariana; Queiroga, Rita; Ribeiro, Ana Bela; Alves, Natália; Neves, Tiago – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
Precarious jobs and unemployment have become common issues for many young adults due to the unfavourable labour market situation in Portugal. Against this background, lifelong learning (LLL) policies have been called in to play a role in creating economic growth and supporting the social inclusion of young adults in vulnerable educational and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Young Adults, Geographic Regions, Foreign Countries
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Amat, S.; Bakar, A. Y. A.; Sahid, S.; Mahmud, M. I.; Shah, K. M.; Karim, D. N. F. M. – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2020
The competency of multicultural counselling is an aspect which needs to be mastered by a counsellor in order to provide good counselling services to clients especially when dealing with clients of different culture. The purpose of this research is to examine the validity and reliability of the Multicultural Counselling Competencies Scale which was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counselor Training, Counselor Qualifications, Cultural Awareness
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Kern, Ben D.; Ellison, Douglas W.; Killian, Chad M.; Widmer, Franziska – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2020
Psychological flexibility (PF), teaching resiliency (tRES), and sense of purpose (SOP) are characteristics that influence physical education teaching sustainability. The study's purpose was to validate an instrument measuring PF, tRES, and SOP relative to teachers' intent to remain teaching (IRT) in high poverty (>60% low-income) schools and…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Validity, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Persistence
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Zubeldia, Miren; Goñi, Eider; Díaz, Maravillas; Goñi, Alfredo – International Journal of Music Education, 2017
The aim of this study is to analyze the psychometric properties of the Musical Self-Concept Questionnaire (CAMU), an abbreviated and culturally adapted Spanish language version of the Music Self-Perception Inventory (MUSPI) developed by Vispoel. Participants comprised 1,126 students from professional and advanced conservatories located in…
Descriptors: Self Concept Measures, Psychometrics, Music, Questionnaires
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Suyudi, Muhammad; Suyatno; Rahmatullah, Azam Syukur; Rachmawati, Yulia – European Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The paper aims to know the influence of entrepreneurial leadership on the students' entrepreneurial intentions as well as its impact on teacherpreneurship. The design employed was quantitative with the ex post facto method using Partial Least Square Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM) to test the hypothesis. The samples were taken using a…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Structural Equation Models, Leadership Training
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Gaion Rigoni, Patrícia Aparecida; Andrade do Nascimento Junior, José Roberto; Belem, Isabella Caroline; Vieira, Lenamar Fiorese; MacDonald, Dany J. – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2018
This study investigated adaptation and the psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the Youth Experience Survey for Sport (P-YES-S). Translators, professors, and athletes participated. Athletes between 14 and 18 years were recruited. The instrument was the P-YES-S. Content validity was assessed by coefficients of content and kappa,…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Correlation, Construct Validity, Interpersonal Competence
Gürler, Muhammed; Simsek, Yücel – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of the present study is to investigate the impact of leader member exchange on employee voice according to the views of the teachers. The sample of the study consisted of 713 teachers randomly selected at 40 public schools from kindergarten to high school from Ayas, Beypazari, Güdül and Sincan districts of Ankara province in Turkey. In…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Leadership Responsibility, Teacher Role
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Meyer, Edgar R.; James, Amber M.; Cui, Dongmei – HAPS Educator, 2018
Virtual three-dimensional (3D) anatomical models have become popular in the education of students in graduate and undergraduate-level anatomy courses, including anatomy and physiology. There is a need for more research on the effectiveness of these models on student learning, especially in anatomy and physiology, and on the validation of the…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Visual Aids, Anatomy, Models
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