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Shin, Hyojung; Yuen, Mantak; Lee, Jayoung; Lee, Sang Min – Journal of Employment Counseling, 2013
This study investigated the cross-cultural validation of the Chinese translation of the Counselor Burnout Inventory (CBI) with a sample of school counselors in Hong Kong. Specifically, this study examined the CBI's factor structure using confirmatory factor analysis and calculated the effect size, to compare burnout scores among the counselors of…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries, Burnout, School Counselors
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Jung, Mi-Young – TESOL Journal, 2013
The aim of this study is to analyze a videoconferencing class for English as a foreign language (EFL), and to investigate how learners can develop their linguistic competence via videoconferencing. It examines the benefits and drawbacks of using videoconferencing systems in class. Forty-five students (19 graduates and 26 undergraduates) in a…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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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
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Cho, Young Ha; Kim, Tae Jun – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2013
This study cross-culturally explored the way that East Asian lower-secondary school students perceive the peculiar matters of Asian civic values specific to Korea, Chinese Taipei, and Hong Kong using the Asian Regional Module data of the 2009 International Civic and Citizenship Education Study. Methodologically, exploratory and confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Secondary School Students, Civics, Social Values
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Harvey, Marina; Baumann, Chris; Fredericks, Vanessa – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Reflective practice can support student learning by enabling praxis: the bridging of the theory of the classroom with the students' learning experience. Students' written reflections are the most common mode for practising and documenting reflection. Available typologies for coding the level of student written reflections focus on the cognitive…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Learning Experience, Cross Cultural Studies, Teaching Methods
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Areepattamannil, Shaljan; Caleon, Imelda S. – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2013
The authors examined the relationships of cognitive (i.e., memorization and elaboration) and metacognitive learning strategies (i.e., control strategies) to mathematics achievement among 15-year-old students in 4 high-performing East Asian education systems: Shanghai-China, Hong Kong-China, Korea, and Singapore. In all 4 East Asian education…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Kuang, Xiaoxue; Kennedy, Kerry John – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
As an important group of students, the alienated and disaffected students are often overlooked in more general studies of civic education. Based on data from the International Civics and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS 2009), the study investigated alienated and disaffected students in Asia and explored the development of their civic attitudes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Statistical Analysis, International Studies
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Cheung, Kwok-cheung; Mak, Soi-kei; Sit, Pou-seong – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2013
Using data drawn from the OECD's Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) conducted in 2009, the present study sought to examine the mediating effects of three kinds of variables in order to account for the relationships between gender and the digital reading performance of students. The three kinds of variables are (1) online reading…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests
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Bellibas, Mehmet Sukru; Gumus, Emine – Cogent Education, 2016
Professional development for teachers has been a substantial issue in contemporary educational research and policy. Yet, opportunities for professional development activities have been very limited in Turkey. In this study, we examined Turkish teachers' involvement in professional development activities by comparing their participation with the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lee, Jihyun – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
This study investigates whether a common set of student attitudes and behavioral tendencies can account for academic achievement across different, especially high-performing, countries via analysis of the PISA 2009 international data set. The 13 countries examined are 5 of the top-performing Eastern countries/systems, namely Shanghai China, South…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
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Ma, Vania J.; Ma, Xin – International Journal of STEM Education, 2014
Background: As an effort to account for disparities in mathematics performance between American and East Asian middle school students, the present research aims to compare the relationship between learning styles (competitive and cooperative) and mathematics performance among middle school students between the USA and the three top-performing East…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement
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Tan, Soo Jiuan; Tambyah, Siok Kuan – Social Indicators Research, 2011
This study examines generalized trust and trust in institutions in Confucian Asia, covering six countries namely, China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam, and one dependent region, Hong Kong. Using data from the 2006 AsiaBarometer Survey, our study affirms the reliability and validity of using a two-item scale to measure…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Trust (Psychology), Reliability, Validity
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Kim, Yoonjeon – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: East Asian schools receive much attention for the comparatively high achievement of their students. To account for this success, scholars and commentators advance broad claims about the rote character of instruction or the complexity of classroom practice, typically generalizing to an entire nation. Yet little is known about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Achievement
Fraillon, Julian; Schulz, Wolfram; Ainley, John – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2012
This report presents findings from the Asian regional module of the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS), sponsored by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). ICCS studied the ways in which young people in lower-secondary schools are prepared to undertake their roles as citizens.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Grade 8
Cooke, Anthony, Ed.; MacSween, Ann, Ed. – 2000
This book, which focuses on the relationship between adult education institutions and social movements, contains 31 papers originally presented at a 1998 conference on the history of adult education. Following an Introduction (Cooke), the papers are: Mobilisation, Popular Participation and Sustainable Development: Themes in the Recent History of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Agents, Community Cooperation, Context Effect
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