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Ningsih; Soetjipto, Budi Eko; Sumarmi – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study was: (1) to analyze increasing students' learning activity and learning outcomes. Student activities which were observed include the visual, verbal, listening, writing and mental visual activity; (2) to analyze the improvement of student learning outcomes using "Round Table" and "Rally Coach" Model of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Student Improvement, Social Sciences, Cooperative Learning
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Awada, Ghada M.; Faour, Kawthar H. – Teaching English with Technology, 2018
The present study investigated the effectiveness of the Glogster and cooperative learning as differentiation models of English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL) and Science projects. The study employed a mixed method study design whereby questionnaire and openended interview were incorporated to elicit the required data. Eighteen teachers…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Damiani, Valeria – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The implementation of global citizenship education (GCE) represents a challenge for the school system in Italy in terms of curriculum planning, teaching methods and contents. After a thorough overview of the Italian educational scenario on GCE, this article aims to present a learning unit on GCE related issues implemented in an Italian 8th-grade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Citizenship Education, Global Approach
Gonzales, Wilkinson Daniel Wong; Torres, Patrisha Lliane O. – Online Submission, 2016
Departing from Gonzales and Torres' (2015) quantitative quasi-experimental study on the effectiveness of cooperative learning (CL) on Grade 8 students in a private school in Manila, the present study attempts to uncover possible findings in the affective dimension through a 25-item survey questionnaire that quantitatively gauges the Grade 8…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Grade 8, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Alfonso, David Vargas – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2015
Critical thinking skills (CTS) are a group of higher order thinking abilities related with complex processes of learning like contextualization or problem solving. This exploratory research study identified whether critical thinking skills were present in high school humanities classrooms. The study was carried out in a private school in Bogotá,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Private Schools, Qualitative Research
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Lin, Tzung-Jin; Tan, Aik-Ling; Lee, Min-Hsien; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2017
Background: Researchers have indicated that assessment practices and methods should support learners' construction of meaningful understanding of knowledge. Understanding students' conceptions of assessment will enable us to construct more realistic, valid and fair assessments. Learners' conceptualization of assessment would be imperative to serve…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Student Attitudes, Grade 8, Foreign Countries
Robinson, Martha; Ally, Mohamed – Educational Technology, 2010
This article describes a study that examines female Arab students' experiences in a pilot eSchoolbag project. The project used a blended approach which combined face-to-face instruction with e-learning resources and strategies. The study found that educational values, English-language ability, and experience with computers emerged as structural…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Arabs, Foreign Countries, Learning Experience
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Ngu, Bing Hiong; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; Tobias, Stephen – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2014
Eighth grade students in Australia (N = 60) participated in an experiment on learning how to solve percentage change problems in a regular classroom in three conditions: unitary, pictorial, and equation approaches. The procedure involved a pre-test, an acquisition phase, and a post-test. The main goal was to test the relative merits of the three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Mathematics Instruction
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Fung, Dennis; Lui, Wai-mei – International Journal of Science Education, 2016
This paper, through discussion of a teaching intervention at two secondary schools in Hong Kong, demonstrates the learning advancement brought about by group work and dissects the facilitating role of teachers in collaborative discussions. One-hundred and fifty-two Secondary Two (Grade 8) students were divided into three pedagogical groups, namely…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Science Instruction, Science Education, Group Activities
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Ngu, Bing Hiong; Phan, Huy P. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2017
Assimilating multiple interactive elements simultaneously in working memory to allow understanding to occur, while solving an equation, would impose a high cognitive load. "Element interactivity" arises from the interaction between elements within and across operational and relational lines. Moreover, operating with special features…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Equations (Mathematics), Problem Solving
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Cetin, Pinar Seda; Metin, Duygu; Capkinoglu, Esra; Leblebicioglu, Gulsen – Science Education International, 2016
Providing students with inquiry-oriented learning environments is a major concern in science education. Argumentation discourse can enhance the effectiveness of inquiry-oriented learning environments. This study seeks the trace of argumentation in Turkish Elementary and Secondary Science Curriculum developed by the Turkish Ministry of Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Curriculum, Persuasive Discourse, Elementary School Science
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Salam, Abdus; Hossain, Anwar; Rahman, Shahidur – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Games-based learning has captured the interest of educationists and industrialists who seek to reveal the characteristics of computer games as perceived by some to be a potentially effective approach for teaching and learning. Despite this interest in using games-based learning, there is a dearth of studies on the context of gaming and education…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics
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Jojo, Zingiswa – Africa Education Review, 2017
Creating a classroom learning environment that is suitably designed for promotion of learners' performance in geometry, a branch of mathematics that addresses spatial sense and geometric reasoning, is a daunting task. This article focuses on how grade 8 teachers' action learning changed the learning environment for the promotion of geometry…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Classroom Environment
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Eckhardt, Marc; Urhahne, Detlef; Harms, Ute – Education Sciences, 2018
Intuitive knowledge seems to influence human decision-making outside of consciousness and differs from deliberate cognitive and metacognitive processes. Intuitive knowledge can play an essential role in problem solving and may offer the initiation of subsequent learning processes. Scientific discovery learning with computer simulations leads to…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Grade 8, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Tshewang, Rinchen; Chandra, Vinesh; Yeh, Andy – Learning Environments Research, 2017
This paper reports a study of students' and teachers' perceptions of their classroom learning environment in Bhutanese eighth-grade mathematics classes. Research suggests that positive perceptions of the learning environment can have a positive influence on students' learning outcomes, interest and engagement in classroom activities. The study was…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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