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Putman, S. Michael; Wang, Chuang; Ki, Seryeong – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
The Internet is having a profound impact on the literacy practices of students worldwide; yet, there are few instruments available to facilitate cross-cultural comparisons and conclusions specific to cognitive and affective variables related to Internet proficiency. This research was conducted to examine the measurement invariance of the…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Cross Cultural Studies, Test Validity, Reading Attitudes
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Kyunghwa, Lee; Hyejin, Yang – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study was to understand cultural differences and similarities in children's creative characteristics in Korea and Australia. In this cross-cultural research, the Integrative Creativity Test (K-ICT, [13]) with identified validity and reliability for measuring elementary school students' creative ability and creative personality,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Elementary School Students, Cultural Differences
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O'Neill, Eunhee Jung – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2007
In today's global society, individuals with an understanding of different cultures that have the ability to apply this understanding to real world problem solving are more likely to become leaders. Preparing students for a global society is becoming a significant part of education. While many international online exchange projects have been…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Students, Public Schools, Foreign Countries
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Geesa, Rachel Louise; Izci, Burcu; Song, Hyuksoon S.; Chen, Shiyi – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
Educational opportunities in the home, at school, and within the community differ across countries and affect students' achievement and future success in science fields. Bandura's Social (Social foundations of thought and action: A social cognitive theory, 1986) and Bronfenbrenner's Ecological System Theory (Ecological models of human development.…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Academic Achievement, Social Cognition, Family Environment
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Topçu, Mustafa Sami; Erbilgin, Evrim; Arikan, Serkan – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
This study makes an important contribution to an expanding body of international comparative studies by exploring factors predicting differences in science and mathematics achievement by students in Turkey and the Republic of Korea on the 2011 TIMSS assessment. While these countries are similar with regards to population size, cultural beliefs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
Oh, Hyerim; Sutherland, Margaret; Stack, Niamh; del Mar Badia, Maria; Blumen, Sheyla; Nguyen Quoc, Anh-Thu; Wormald, Catherine; Maakrun, Julie; Baier, Barbara; Schmidt, Martha; Ziegler, Albert – Online Submission, 2014
This cross-national scenario based study examined fourth-grade students' perceptions of high-performing classmates in terms of their expected intellectual abilities, positive social qualities and popularity among their peers across seven countries. The overall results show that high academic achievements predominantly lead to positive expectations…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, High Achievement