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Maksum, Ali; Khory, Fifukha D. – Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 2020
This research aimed to examine the theoretical model that explains the relations among learning climate, thinking patterns, and curiosity on academic performance. This research was a non-experimental research with 1,000 respondents from State University of Surabaya, Indonesia. They came from 20 departments, consisting of 324 men and 676 women with…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Personality Traits, Cognitive Processes, Correlation
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Schutte, Nicola S.; Malouff, John M. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2020
Curiosity, the desire to know, may be associated with creativity, which involves generating ideas that are novel and valuable. This meta-analytic investigation consolidated the results of studies of the association between curiosity and creativity. Across 10 studies, which included 2,692 individuals, there was a significant association between…
Descriptors: Correlation, Creativity, Personality Traits, Research Reports
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Povey, Hilary – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2020
This is a meditative piece generated by a walk in Sheffield during the pandemic. The author explores the notion of curiosity and considers what a curiosity-led curriculum might be like, contrasting it with current schooling practices in England. She links this to playful pedagogies and echoes the call for a pedagogy left in peace, then concludes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pandemics, COVID-19, Personality Traits
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Huber, Aubrey A. – Communication Teacher, 2020
In this semester-long activity, I describe how to create a collaborative cabinet of curiosities that engages critical methods of inquiry as an alternative summative assignment. Courses: Communication Pedagogy, Gender and Communication, Performance Studies. Objective: The objective of this assignment is for students to identify and analyze how…
Descriptors: Communications, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking
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Menning, Soern Finn – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2019
There seems to be a broad agreement that curiosity is important in education. However, current research often seeks to answer the question of how best to nurture curiosity and fails to ask the normative question of why this should be done. A closer look reveals that the reasons for justifying the importance of curiosity vary, with some theorists…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Ethics, Educational Theories, Cognitive Development
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Inayat, Awaisha; Ali, Amena Zehra – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2020
Interaction between teachers and students carries immense significance inside classrooms as it contributes to students' learning. The present study aims to explore perceived teaching style (autonomous-supportive and/or controlling) and its correlation with students' engagement, curiosity and exploration in cross-sectional sample of school and…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Learner Engagement, Discovery Learning, Teacher Student Relationship
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Toprani, Dhvani Ashok; Yan, Shulong; Borge, Marcela – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Recent trends in education have emphasized the importance of customizing education for learners (Collins and Halverson, 2009). The current paper aims to explore the effects of one factor that can play an important role in customizing education: curiosity (Luce and Hsi, 2015). We explore how students express curiosity within design learning…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Personality Traits, Design, Elementary School Students
Cushman, Mike – Adults Learning, 2012
Michael Gove has correctly lambasted the current curriculum for information and communication technology (ICT): his proposed solution is as wrong as the current curriculum, as findings from the Penceil Research Project on how to engage non-users of ICTs demonstrate. Learning how to use a word processor and a spreadsheet is a useful low-level…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Word Processing, Information Technology, Spreadsheets
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Inayah, Arih Afra; Zubaidah, Enny – Journal of Education and Learning (EduLearn), 2020
Thematic learning, especially thematic integrative, basically requires the optimization of the use of varied learning media so that it will help students in understanding the concepts of material which are abstract. Therefore, the use of learning media is important in learning. This study aims to reveal: 1) the eligibility of Dakon-themed game…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Personality Traits, Elementary School Students, Thematic Approach
Metcalfe, Janet; Schwartz, Bennett L.; Bloom, Paul A. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Theories of study time allocation and of curiosity suggest that people are most engaged with and want to devote their time to materials that are not completely mastered but also are not so difficult that they might be impossible. Their curiosity is thought to be triggered by items that are almost known, or are in what is sometimes called theregion…
Descriptors: Recall (Psychology), Metacognition, Personality Traits, Response Style (Tests)
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DiCindio, Carissa – Art Education, 2020
Open-ended guided tours and choices on tours have become more common in art museums as educational and curatorial practices focus on visitor-centered experiences. What can museums do to help set the stage for these types of interactions between visitors, the museum, and works of art through programming and tours? In this article, the author…
Descriptors: Museums, Arts Centers, Art Education, Nonschool Educational Programs
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Walker, Juan Manuel; Cruse, Cody; Barker, Kim – Journal of International Social Studies, 2020
As we work with students within teacher education and secondary contexts, we face an ever-growing disconnect over what should be taught or valued in the learning environment: Is it the memorization of content or the acquisition of skills related to being better citizens? As professors of social studies and literacy education and a teacher of…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Secondary School Students, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Methods
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Suhirman; Prayogi, Saiful; Asy'ari, Muhammad – International Journal of Instruction, 2021
This research aimed to examine the effects of problem-based learning with character emphasis and naturalist intelligence on the students' critical thinking skills and curiosity. This study was conducted at Islamic Senior High School in Mataram and it employed 3x2 treatment by level design. Three treatments; the problem-based learning with…
Descriptors: Values Education, Problem Based Learning, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Alexander, Patricia A. – Educational Psychology Review, 2019
My purpose in this commentary was to seek out any common ground that might be found for theory and research on curiosity and interest as detailed by the contributors to this special issue. Despite the numerous differences that these authors demarcated, several areas of concurrence were readily identified. Those seven areas are, thus, specified and…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Interests, Differences, Research
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Nadelson, Louis S.; Nadelson, Sandra G.; Broyles, Ann; Edgar, Janet; Einhorn, Jeryca; Hatchett, Annette; Scroggins, Tabitha; Skipper, Alicia; Ulrich, Cara – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
Caring and curiosity are fundamental to learning and working well with others. Individuals who are both caring and curious have empathetic curiosity and want to know about other people and take the initiative to learn about perspectives, needs, and goals of those around them. Empathetic curiosity can be enhanced through activities in schools. The…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Caring, Personality Traits, Empathy
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