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Kalaycioglu, Dilara Bakan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine relationships among the such variables as socioeconomic status, math self-efficacy, anxiety, and mathematics achievement using structural equation modeling. A sample group of 8,806 students from England, Greece, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Turkey, and the USA participated in the PISA 2012. To show how much…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Skills
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Pepper, David; Hodgen, Jeremy; Lamesoo, Katri; Kõiv, Pille; Tolboom, Jos – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Cognitive interviewing (CI) provides a method of systematically collecting validity evidence of response processes for questionnaire items. CI involves a range of techniques for prompting individuals to verbalise their responses to items. One such technique is concurrent verbalisation, as developed in Think Aloud Protocol (TAP). This article…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, Interviews, Cognitive Processes, Questionnaires
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Spek, B.; Wieringa-de Waard, M.; Lucas, C.; van Dijk, N. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2013
Background: The importance and value of the principles of evidence-based practice (EBP) in the decision-making process is recognized by speech-language therapists (SLTs) worldwide and as a result curricula for speech-language therapy students incorporated EBP principles. However, the willingness actually to use EBP principles in their future…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Occupations Education, Evidence, Competence
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Reed, Helen C.; Kirschner, Paul A.; Jolles, Jelle – Frontline Learning Research, 2015
It is often argued that enhancement of self-beliefs should be one of the key goals of education. However, very little is known about the relation between self-beliefs and performance when students move from primary to secondary school in highly differentiated educational systems with early tracking. This large-scale longitudinal cohort study…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Self Efficacy, Questionnaires, Mathematics Tests
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Olani, A.; Hoekstra, R.; Harskamp, E.; van der Werf, G. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The study investigated the degree to which students' statistical reasoning abilities, statistics self-efficacy, and perceived value of statistics improved during a reform based introductory statistics course. The study also examined whether the changes in these learning outcomes differed with respect to the students' mathematical…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Educational Change, Statistics, Investigations
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Peetsma, Thea; Van der Veen, Ineke – Educational Psychology, 2013
Performance-avoidance orientation has been found to undermine students' academic motivation and achievement. Recognising groups of students with different levels and developments of performance-avoidance orientation makes it possible to try to intervene early in their school careers. In this study, 1168 12-13?year-old students attending the first…
Descriptors: Well Being, Learning Motivation, Mathematics Education, Questionnaires
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Morony, Suzanne; Kleitman, Sabina; Lee, Yim Ping; Stankov, Lazar – International Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This study investigates the structure and cross-cultural (in)variance of mathematical self-beliefs in relation to mathematics achievement in two world regions: Confucian Asia (Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan) and Europe (Denmark, The Netherlands, Finland, Serbia and Latvia). This is done both pan-culturally and at a multigroup-level,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Accuracy, Self Efficacy
Pateman, Neil A., Ed; Dougherty, Barbara J., Ed.; Zilliox, Joseph T., Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2003
This volume of the 27th International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Conference includes the following research reports: (1) Improving Decimal Number Conception by Transfer from Fractions to Decimals (Irita Peled and Juhaina Awawdy Shahbari); (2) The Development of Student Teachers' Efficacy Beliefs in Mathematics during…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Mathematics Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Metalinguistics
Korthagen, Fred A. J.; Wubbels, Theo – 1991
This paper seeks to contribute to construction of a theory which makes explicit the relationship between the concept of reflection and fundamental views on good teaching. The discussion draws on empirical data gathered in 10 years of research focusing on a teacher education program that seeks to promote reflective teaching. Results are reported…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Groenendijk, Talita; Janssen, Tanja; Rijlaarsdam, Gert; van den Bergh, Huub – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background. Previous research has shown that observation can be effective for learning in various domains, for example, argumentative writing and mathematics. The question in this paper is whether observational learning can also be beneficial when learning to perform creative tasks in visual and verbal arts. Aims. We hypothesized that observation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Observational Learning, Secondary School Students, Creative Activities
This document contains four papers from a symposium on assessing employee skills. "Bridging the Training Gap: Identifying Work Place Transferable Skills Needs in Manufacturing Organizations in East Central Minnesota" (K. Peter Kuchinke, James M. Brown, Howie Anderson, Joe Hobson) reports a study of a workplace education program in rural…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Case Studies, Educational Needs