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Dikmenli, Yurdal; Çifçi, Taner – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
This study scrutinizes geography teachers' attitude and belief levels regarding classroom management. As a matter of fact, classroom management is one of the prominent areas emphasized by all educators. Descriptive correlational survey model was used in the study. Study group includes 58 geography teachers working in Sivas province during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Mulligan, Daniel F. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this quantitative research was to see to what degree a relationship existed between servant leadership, classroom climate, and student achievement in a collegiate environment. This was a quantitative, correlational study. The foundational theories for this research included servant leadership and organizational climate that pertain…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Academic Achievement, Correlation, College Students
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Tunca, Nihal – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: One of the main aims of constructivism is to improve critical thinking skills/tendencies via experiences. In this sense, it is believed that the more the constructivist-learning environment is improved, the more the appropriateness of supporting critical thinking is improved. However, no study has yet statistically tested this…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Critical Thinking, Classroom Environment, Skill Development
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Holm, Marja E.; Aunio, Pirjo; Björn, Piia M.; Klenberg, Liisa; Korhonen, Johan; Hannula, Markku S. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
This study investigates behavioral executive functions (EFs) in the mathematics classroom context among adolescents with different mathematics performance levels. The EF problems were assessed by teachers using a behavioral rating inventory. Using cutoff scores on a standardized mathematics assessment, groups with mathematics difficulties (MD; n =…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Executive Function, Mathematics Achievement, Learning Problems
Winokur, Ilene Kay – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine how teachers' perceptions of transformational leadership behavior of head of department (HOD) as instructional leader related to their motivation to transfer learning through professional development in public high schools in Kuwait. The study also addressed two other training transfer factors: ability to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformational Leadership, Professional Development, Public School Teachers
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Wang, Ze; Bergin, Christi; Bergin, David A. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2014
Research on factors that may promote engagement is hampered by the absence of a measure of classroom-level engagement. Literature has suggested that engagement may have 3 dimensions--affective, behavioral, and cognitive. No existing engagement scales measure all 3 dimensions at the classroom level. The Classroom Engagement Inventory (CEI) was…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Sellah, Lusweti; Jacinta, Kwena; Helen, Mondoh – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Cognitive styles are persistent patterns of behavior that determine how an individual acquires and processes information. In the classroom the cognitive styles of the teacher interact with those of the learner resulting in differential understanding. This study which is informed by cognitive styles theories is a descriptive study that examined the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Interaction, Teacher Student Relationship, Academic Achievement
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Erzen, Evren; Odaci, Hatice – Educational Psychology, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of attachment styles and self-efficacy of adolescents preparing for university entrance exams in Turkey on predicting test anxieties. The study group consisted of 884 final-year high school students (423 female and 461 male) attending different types of high school, preparing for university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attachment Behavior, Self Efficacy, Adolescents
Branch, Ronald A., II – ProQuest LLC, 2013
As political and societal expectations for our nation's public school system continue to increase, leaders of local school systems are ever mindful of the demands for continual improvement. The cornerstone for this improvement is the classroom teacher. Research has supported the idea that teacher experience is influential in the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, High Schools, Teacher Persistence
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Yu, Tak Ming; Zhu, Chang – Educational Psychology, 2011
This study examines the association between teachers' preferred interpersonal behaviour in teaching and their thinking styles. A sample of 131 secondary teachers from Hong Kong (n = 94) and Macau (n = 37) participated in a survey to measure their preferred interpersonal behaviour by the questionnaire for teacher interaction (QTI) and their…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Behavior
Voss, Christina L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This mixed methods study combining a single-subject experimental design with an embedded case study focuses on the impact of a visual treatment on the handwritten and typed output of a struggling male writer during his 5th through 7th grades who has undergone a longitudinal remedial phase of two and a half years creating text-only material as well…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Novels, Oral Language, Mixed Methods Research
Mushayikwa, Emmanuel – Online Submission, 2009
The purpose of this study was to generate a snapshot profile of the teaching and learning environment in each of five schools in Cape Town, South Africa. The generated profile would in turn facilitate the identification of critical, localized and systemic factors that might be targeted by a whole school intervention programme to improve the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Context Effect, Academic Achievement
Thone, Jaime L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
As educational professionals strive to help students become efficient and effective learners, they must assist in the development of student learning strategies and a greater understanding of the learning process. The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare the learning pattern preferences of middle and high school students in general…
Descriptors: Special Education, Preferences, Study Habits, Cognitive Style
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Floyd, Erin M.; Rayfield, Arista; Eyberg, Sheila M.; Riley III, Joseph L. – Assessment, 2004
This study examined the psychometric properties of the Sutter-Eyberg Student Behavior Inventory (SESBI) in a rural sample of children and adolescents. Thirty-eight 5th- through 12th-grade teachers completed the SESBI on 726 children in their classrooms. High Cronbach's alphas supported the reliability of the SESBI scales in this population. Higher…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Student Behavior, Psychometrics, Racial Differences
Larson, Jim – Guilford Publications, 2005
This highly practical book presents a complete anger and aggression management training program for middle and high school students. The volume incorporates a newly revised version of the author's proven "Think First" manual, which includes step-by-step skills training guidelines and 20 reproducible handouts and forms. Also provided are…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Guidelines, Screening Tests, Educational Environment
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