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Boon, Roel; Milne, Rebecca; Rosloot, Eveline; Heinsbroek, Joris – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2020
Attaining an uninterrupted free report (FR) is at the heart of best practice investigative interviewing guidance. However, witnesses/victims do not naturally provide detailed accounts. Techniques have been developed to counter-act this, such as a report everything (RE) instruction. This research examined the relative effectiveness of "an…
Descriptors: Investigations, Victims of Crime, Interviews, Questioning Techniques
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Tovar-Gálvez, Julio César – International Journal of Science Education, 2021
In culturally diverse classrooms, science teachers may plan and enact didactic practices that do not include traditional epistemologies. My purpose is to develop an approach, to support teachers in designing epistemologically inclusive didactic practices. For this, I propose the Epistemological Bridge frame [EB; Castaño, N. (2009). Construcción…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Science Instruction
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Wang, Zheni; Gao, Mengchan; Panaccio, Alexandra – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2021
Drawing on self-determination theory (SDT; E.L. Deci & R.M. Ryan, 1985, 2000) and using corporate samples (N = 284; 63% Male; Mean Age = 34, SD = 6.09) from high-tech firms in China, this empirical study explored the path model from satisfaction of the basic psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness, through autonomous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Determination, Personal Autonomy, Psychological Needs
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Lee, Chelsey; Wong, Jennifer S. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault on university campuses is a pervasive problem that affects approximately 25% of female students and has wide-reaching negative outcomes [DeKeseredy, W., and K. Kelly. 1993. 'The Incidence and Prevalence of Woman Abuse in Canadian University and College Dating Relationships.' "The Canadian Journal of Sociology" 18 (2):…
Descriptors: Crime, Sexual Abuse, College Students, Females
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Arranz, N.; Arroyabe, M. F.; Fdez. de Arroyabe, J. C. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
This paper studies entrepreneurial intentions in undergraduate students and the obstacles perceived by the students in the process of starting their own business. Using a sample of 1053 undergraduate students from Andalusia universities, this study explores attitudes, capacities and social environment to determine the profile of university's…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Undergraduate Students, Barriers, Student Attitudes
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Barban, N.; de Luna, X.; Lundholm, E.; Svensson, I.; Billari, F. C. – Sociological Methods & Research, 2020
In this article, we combine the extensive literature on the analysis of life-course trajectories as sequences with the literature on causal inference and propose a new matching approach to investigate the causal effect of the timing of life-course events on subsequent outcomes. Our matching approach takes into account pre-event confounders that…
Descriptors: Retirement, Experience, Older Adults, Foreign Countries
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Azevedo, Maria Manuel; Ricardo, Elizabete; Teixeira Dos Santos, Rita; Pina-Vaz, Cidália; Rodrigues, Acácio Gonçalves – Journal of Biological Education, 2020
Background: Recent studies shows lack of knowledge concerning health literacy relatively microorganism/disease and the correct use of antibiotics. These facts lead to the spreading of resistant strains bacteria. Aims: The overarching goals of this study were a) to promote health literacy predominantly in respect to microorganism/disease, diseases…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Health Education, Middle School Students, Pretests Posttests
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Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2020
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each annual volume contains chapters that discuss salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries on topics pertaining to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students
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De Witte, K.; Haelermans, C.; Rogge, N. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2015
Computer-assisted instruction (CAI) programs are considered as a way to improve learning outcomes of students. However, little is known on the schools who implement such programs as well as on the effectiveness of similar information and communication technology programs. We provide a literature review that pays special attention to the existing…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Gonzalez Garcia, Javier; Mukhopadhyay, Tirtha Prasad – Education Sciences, 2019
Children's creative imagination is tested through tasks involving narrative and drawing abilities for participants between the age of 8 and 12 years. The test determines the relative importance of 'narrative' against 'graphic' imagination in interpretive, problem-solving strategies, and also considers how such distinctive functions of the creative…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Creativity, Imagination, Concept Formation
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Désiron, Juliette C.; de Vries, Erica; Bartel, Anna N.; Varahamurti, Nalini – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background and Aim: The effects of text cohesion and added pictures on acquired knowledge have been heavily studied each in isolation. Furthermore, studies on the effects of specific characteristics of pictures, whether facilitating or hindering, are scarce. Schnotz's ITCP Model (2014) allows to formulate hypotheses regarding the combined effect…
Descriptors: Connected Discourse, Pictorial Stimuli, Knowledge Level, Scientific Literacy
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Herrmann, Kayleigh M.; Murnane, Robert; Brucoli, Federico – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
This undergraduate dissertation project was designed to enhance organic and analytical chemistry skills of final year forensic science students. A modified Birch reaction method was employed to synthesize amphetamine from ephedrine and detect the most known byproduct of clandestine manufacture of amphetamines, e.g.,…
Descriptors: Crime, Theses, Undergraduate Students, Chemistry
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Journal of Education Finance, 2019
A recent survey of 41 different state boards of education revealed that officials from 28 states indicate that they are experiencing teacher shortages. The shortages in some states are significant. While the teacher shortage in many states is tied to different factors, one frequently cited reason for leaving the teaching profession is low pay.…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Responsibility, Career Choice, Teacher Salaries
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Slisko, Josip – European Journal of Physics Education, 2017
This study is an initial exploration of students' abilities to analyze critically authenticity of physics problems, carried out with Spanish translation of the eight Edition of popular physics textbook "Fundamentals of Physics", written by Halliday, Resnick and Walker. Students (N = 34) involved in the study were those of applied physics…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Thinking Skills, Textbooks
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de Wet, N. C. – Africa Education Review, 2011
Husserlian phenomenology was used as the philosophical underpinning for this study, since its purpose is to describe human experience as it is lived by educators who have experienced workplace bullying. In-depth interviews were conducted with participants identified by means of the snowball sampling technique. Colaizzi's method for descriptive…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Bullying, Work Environment, Interviews
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