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Zhao, Ningning; Valcke, Martin; Desoete, Annemie; Zhu, Chang; Sang, Guoyuan; Verhaeghe, JeanPierre – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2014
The present study aims at exploring predictors influencing mathematics performance. In particular, the study focuses on internal students' characteristics (gender, age, metacognitive experience, mathematics self-efficacy) and external contextual factors (GDP of school location, parents' educational level, teachers' educational level, and teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Predictor Variables, Elementary School Students
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Jiang, He; Xiong, Wei; Cao, Yonghui – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Entrepreneurship Education in Colleges and universities is a profound reform of China's higher education paradigm. Which is a necessary choice for Chinese universities to break through the traditional educational model. It is an important measure to cultivate college students' entrepreneurial consciousness, entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Self Efficacy, Intention, Engineering Education
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Shi, Wei-Zhao; He, Xiqin; Wang, Yan; Huan, Weiliang – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of the gender composition of university physics laboratory groups on student self-efficacy and quiz performance. Students from a Chinese university was chosen and subdivided into two groups, which were assigned either same-sex or coed laboratory teams while executing identical laboratory…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, College Students, Science Laboratories
Yang, Yang – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Investigating students' perceptions of their classroom environment is one of the ways researchers and educators can effectively determine what factors may benefit students' learning. Student Perceptions of Classroom Quality (SPOCQ; Gentry & Owen, 2004) was used with a group of Chinese gifted and general secondary students in the study. SPOCQ…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Secondary School Students, Self Efficacy
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Zheng, Qiujin; Chen, Ting; Kong, Deyi – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Education is now an indicator of national modernization that countries in the world intend to promote the national quality and cultivate talents for national development through education. Especially, when human societies get into the 21st century, global societies, politics, economy, and culture are facing major changes. With the development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Liao, Wei; Hu, Sihua – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
Academically oriented teacher preparation, which prioritises subject matter knowledge for teaching, is still widely practised in Confucian societies. Few studies, however, have investigated the impact of this academic model on teaching practices in Confucian contexts. Drawing on interviews and classroom observations of six Chinese mathematics…
Descriptors: Asians, Teacher Attitudes, Confucianism, Teaching Methods
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Li, Jie-Yi; Shieh, Chich-Jen – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
In such an era when the value is constantly restructured and information is rapidly changed, education reform should cater for new challenges. The role and function of teachers is encountering a new change. Coping with current information generation, people with high self-efficacy of selecting and mastering large amount of information and higher…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Learning Motivation, Faculty Development, Questionnaires
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
These proceedings contain the papers of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2013), October 22-24, 2013, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by The University of North Texas (UNT), sponsored by the…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Cognitive Processes, Learning Processes, Short Term Memory
Alnoor, A. G.; xiang, G. Y. – Online Submission, 2007
The professional competences of middle school mathematics teachers has been identified, also the significance extent of such competences for chinese and yemenies mathematics teachers has been studied. The researcher used descriptive research approach. The study data collected from Specialist educators and teachers experts to determine the…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Correlation, Mathematics Teachers
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Shen, C.; Tam, H. P. – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2008
Using 3 waves of the TIMSS data, this study investigates the relationship between 8th-graders' mathematics and science achievement and their self-perceptions on these 2 subjects. For within-country data, there is generally a positive relationship between students' achievement and the following 3 measures of their self-perception: how much they…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Academic Standards, Correlation, Mathematics Achievement
Sanders, Barbara Jean; Parkay, Forrest W.; Shen, Jiliang; Xin, Tao – 1998
The superiority of Asian students in cross-cultural comparisons of mathematical achievement has been well documented. U.S.-Chinese comparative studies have investigated a variety of factors related to student achievement in mathematics including societal and cultural influences, and student and school characteristics. This study investigates the…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Assessment, Foreign Countries, Grade 4
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Lee, Kar-Tin; Chalmers, Christina; Vinesh, Chandra; Yeh, Andy; Nason, Rod – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2014
This paper reports on the initial phase of a Professional Learning Program (PLP) undertaken by 100 primary school teachers in China that aimed to facilitate the development of adaptive expertise in using technology to facilitate innovative science teaching and learning such as that envisaged by the Chinese Ministry of Education's (2010-2020)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Faculty Development, Technological Literacy
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2013
For the thirty-sixth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Ethnicity, Educational Games, Specialists
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2007
For the thirtieth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the National AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Communications