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Wolters, Christopher A.; Pintrich, Paul R. – Instructional Science, 1998
Examines contextual differences in student motivation and self-regulated learning in seventh- and eighth-grade mathematics, social studies, and English. Results revealed differences by subject area and gender in motivation and cognitive strategy use variables, but not in regulatory strategy use or academic performance; relations among these…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Processes, Comparative Analysis, Correlation
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Ross, John A.; McKeiver, Sharon; Hogaboam-Gray, Anne – Canadian Journal of Education, 1997
Four grade-9 mathematics teachers in Canada were studied over one year as they implemented destreaming (detracking), which was an externally induced reform in their school system. Implementation of the destreaming had an immediate negative effect on teacher expectations of their own efficacy, but their beliefs rebounded over the year. (SLD)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Grade 9
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Bernhard, Judith K.; Siegel, Linda S. – Computers in the Schools, 1994
Discussion of locus of control (LOC), gender, and mathematics and technical subjects focuses on a study of preschool girls and boys that investigated the effects of a LOGO program on efficacy and LOC. Highlights include treatment of experimental and control groups; gender differences; parent questionnaires; and pretests and posttests. (69…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
Charambous, Charalambos; Philippou, George Kyriakides, Leonidas – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
Teachers' concerns and efficacy beliefs (EB) are important for the success of any reform. Previous research has shown that teachers? concerns develop in three levels: self, task and impact, respectively. Thus, this study examines the concerns and EB of primary teachers with respect to a reform concerning the use of Schema Theory in teaching…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Problem Solving, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Golden, Jill – Journal of Moral Education, 1996
Maintains that the introduction of poststructuralist theory in moral education is often damaged and weakened by referencing the models of liberal humanism. Argues that the introduction, use, and analysis of various narrative strategies can support a poststructuralist teaching effort. Includes examples of this from an elementary mathematics class.…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Elementary Education, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education
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Reynolds, Arthur J. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1992
Studied effects at grade 4 of early grade retention for 1,255 low-income mostly African-American children (20.4 percent had been retained from kindergarten to grade 3). Retention negatively affected cognitive reading and mathematics achievement, had no relation to teacher ratings of school adjustment, and positively affected children's perceived…
Descriptors: Black Students, Competence, Grade Repetition, High Risk Students
Chissick, Naomi – 2002
This paper describes on-going research that investigates the effects of an implementation project run in comprehensive schools in Israel. The research also examines teacher's self-esteem, and tries to discover its place in determining the teacher's willingness to adopt innovative practices. Results so far suggest that the implementation project is…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Professional Development
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Borgerding, Lisa A.; Caniglia, Joanne – School Science and Mathematics, 2017
Previous literature suggests that service learning may offer new opportunities to support the development of preservice science and math teachers, but few studies examine service learning beyond isolated teaching events. In this qualitative study, we attempt to improve upon this literature by following Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) students'…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Preservice Teacher Education
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Mentzer, Gale A.; Czerniak, Charlene M.; Brooks, Lisa – School Science and Mathematics, 2017
Project-based science (PBS) aligns with national standards that assert children should learn science by actively engaging in the practices of science. Understanding and implementing PBS requires a shift in teaching practices away from one that covers primarily content to one that prompts children to conduct investigations. A common challenge to…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Science Projects, Faculty Development
Lin, Sunny S. J.; Tsai, Chin-Chung – 1999
For many teacher education programs, the development of the effective teacher is one of their primary goals. Research has shown that teachers' sense of efficacy is a significant indicator of effective teacher teachers. This study attempts to reveal novice, beginning, and expert science and mathematics in-service or pre-service teachers'…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mathematics Education
Williams-Miller, Janice E. – 1998
This study explored ways in which students obtained efficacy perceptions of self-regulated learning. High school students (N=297) were self-administered American College Testing Assessment (ACT) practice examinations and Bandura's self-regulated learning subscale with specific reference to English and mathematics. Path analytic results suggested…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Comparative Analysis, English, High School Students
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Chang, Chun-Yen; Lin, Pei-Ling – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
This study investigated the relationship between gifted students' academic self-concept (ASC) and academic achievement (AC) in earth science with internationally representative high-school students from the third International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) held in Taiwan in 2009. The results of regression analysis indicated that IESO students' ASC…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Achievement, Self Concept, Gifted
Laveault, Dany; Leblanc, Raymond; Leroux, Janice – 1999
This paper examines how self-evaluation strategies contribute to helping students take control over their own learning processes. In addition to examining the role of self-evaluation when a student takes on and exercises control over an activity in the classroom, this paper takes into account homework assignments and the role of parents. Subjects…
Descriptors: Ability, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Homework
Benn, Roseanne – 2001
This paper defines active citizenship as a fundamental aim of democratic society that enables all citizens to participate as fully as possible in cultural, economic, political, and social life. Adult education is recommended as a forum for promoting active citizenship and, since participatory democracy is learned through practice, should be an…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
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Yuan, Kuo-Shu; Wu, Tung-Ju; Chen, Hui-Bing; Li, Yi-Bin – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
The rapid development of technology and economy has largely enhanced the quality of life. Nevertheless, various social and environmental problems have emerged. It would be the key solution to develop environmental education in order to have people present the environmental knowledge and the attitudes and value to concern about the environment and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Competencies, Environmental Education
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