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Harjali – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2017
This study aimed to investigate the teachers' perception toward the implementation of cooperative learning in the classroom. The research applied a qualitative phenomenological design that used a purposeful sample of six teachers at Junior High School Classrooms in Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia. Data collected via in-depth interviews, participant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Qualitative Research
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Chen, Qiuxian; Liu, Yuan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
Informed by emergent learning theories and multiple evidenced benefits, cooperative learning has developed into a widely accepted organization mode of class in the Western context. For the same reason, cooperative learning is transferred, during the past decade, into classrooms of Confucian Heritage Culture (CHC) contexts. Concerns, however, are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Confucianism, Academic Achievement
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Turgut, Sedat; Gülsen Turgut, Ilknur – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
In this research, the effects of cooperative learning on mathematics achievement in Turkey were examined by meta-analysis method. For this purpose, the average effect size value and the average effect size values of the moderator variables (cooperative learning technique, education level, learning domain and implementation period) were calculated.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Mathematics Achievement, Meta Analysis
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Hilton, Annette; Hilton, Geoff – Teaching Science, 2016
In many scientific contexts, students need to be able to use mathematical knowledge in order to engage in scientific reasoning and problem-solving, and their understanding of scientific concepts relies heavily on their ability to understand and use mathematics in often new or unfamiliar contexts. Not only do science students need high levels of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematical Concepts, Problem Solving
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Murphy, Daniel – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
This study is a literature review to investigate the effects of implementing technology into a high school mathematics classroom. Mathematics has a hierarchical structure in learning and it is essential that students get a firm understanding of mathematics early in education. Some students that miss beginning concepts may continue to struggle with…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Literature Reviews, Mathematics
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Capar, Gulfer; Tarim, Kamuran – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This research compiles experimental studies from 1988 to 2010 that examined the influence of the cooperative learning method, as compared with that of traditional methods, on mathematics achievement and on attitudes towards mathematics. The related field was searched using the following key words in Turkish "matematik ve isbirlikli ögrenme,…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes
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Preiss, David Daniel; Calcagni, Elisa; Grau, Valeska – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2015
The article reviews recent classroom research developed in South America related to child and adolescent development. We review work about three themes: ethnicity, school climate and violence, and the learning process. The few studies found on ethnicity and classroom experiences told a story of invisibility, if not exclusion and discrimination.…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Syrbe, Mona; Rose, Heath – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
This article investigates textbooks used in English classes in German schools to evaluate their relevance to current trends of teaching English as an international language. For many European students, English is no longer just a foreign language, but an important European lingua franca. Thus, we argue it is essential for the language to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Gürdogan-Bayir, Ömür; Bozkurt, Mahmut – Online Submission, 2018
In Turkey, it is seen that there are a number of experimental studies conducted in relation to the course of Social Studies to reveal the influence of cooperative teaching approaches on achievement. However, in literature, there is no research combining the findings obtained in these studies. In this respect, with the help of the meta-analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Cooperative Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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Béché, Emmanuel – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
This article is a literature review on open distance learnings (ODL) in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa (FSSA). The state of research on this question highlights many topics, such as the supporting reasons for the creation of ODL systems and their potentials. Success, difficulties, and issues linked to their implementation also hold a crucial place…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Open Education, Foreign Countries, Self Concept
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Lane, Rod; Coutts, Pamela – Geographical Education, 2015
Researchers in science education have for some time recognised the need for teachers to develop an awareness of students' common alternative conceptions--a key element of pedagogical content knowledge (PCK)--and use this knowledge to develop student understanding (Morrison & Lederman, 2003). Less attention, however, has been devoted to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Student Attitudes
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Safipour, Jalal; Wenneberg, Stig; Hadziabdic, Emina – Journal of International Students, 2017
In this essay, we investigate the learning and teaching experiences in the international classroom from both the teachers and the students' perspectives. The findings of this study showed that language barriers are one of the difficulties, but academic cultural differences seem to play a more important role that can impact on the learning outcomes…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Background, Foreign Students, Stereotypes
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Buitrago Flórez, Francisco; Casallas, Rubby; Hernández, Marcela; Reyes, Alejandro; Restrepo, Silvia; Danies, Giovanna – Review of Educational Research, 2017
Computational thinking (CT) uses concepts that are essential to computing and information science to solve problems, design and evaluate complex systems, and understand human reasoning and behavior. This way of thinking has important implications in computer sciences as well as in almost every other field. Therefore, we contend that CT should be…
Descriptors: Computation, Computer Science Education, Programming, Problem Solving
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Filiz, Sevil; Benzet, Aycan – World Journal of Education, 2018
Teaching foreign languages via flipped classrooms, in which the typical elements of a course are reversed, has been a popular pedagogy recently as the modern digital technology is flourishing unprecedentedly. The aim of this study is to review a selected sample of 50 studies on flipped classroom instruction in foreign language education published…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Homework, Video Technology
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Barry, Margaret M.; Clarke, Aleisha Mary; Dowling, Katherine – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical perspective on the international evidence on promoting young people's social and emotional well-being in schools. The challenges of integrating evidence-based interventions within schools are discussed and the need for innovative approaches to research and practice are considered in order…
Descriptors: Well Being, Social Development, Emotional Development, Case Studies
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