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Quílez, Juan – Science & Education, 2021
This study discusses how textbook educational approaches concerning Le Châtelier's principle (LCP) may hinder student comprehension and prediction of chemical equilibrium disturbances. Firstly, after summarising students' LCP erroneous assertions/explanations, a categorisation of the potential barriers that may originate student misunderstandings…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Barriers, Science Instruction, Textbooks
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Quílez, Juan – Studies in Science Education, 2019
This study consists of a categorisation of the vocabulary of chemistry, focusing on the terminological difficulties students face when learning this subject. Therefore, this classification intends to provide chemistry teachers an awareness of the language barriers students must overcome in their understanding of this scientific discipline. Two…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Verbs, Vocabulary Development
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González-Martínez, Juan; Martí, Mar Camacho; Cervera, Mercè Gisbert – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The universalisation of immersive technologies and digital 3D environments has enabled simulated experiences to be created in various contexts, one of which is education. These environments have immense potential for, for example, generating immersive situations in which students can experience real learning. Although realism, dramatism and…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Realism, Drama, Student Teachers
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Smiley, CalvinJohn; Battle, Juan; Chapman, Shawnda – Journal of Negro Education, 2020
This article investigates Black students' educational attainment in relationship to parental divorce. Using a national representative sample from the Educational Longitudinal Study (ELS), which is part of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the authors have found several outcomes: (a) Female students were impacted more by divorce…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, African American Students, African American Family, One Parent Family
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de Aldama, Carlos; Pozo, Juan-Ignacio – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2020
For some years now, the scientific community has been studying how videogames foster acquisition of mental representations of the world around us. Research to date suggests that the efficiency of videogames as learning tools largely depends on the instructional design in which they are included. This article provides empirical evidence related to…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Video Games, Educational Technology
Morata, Juan Miguel – ProQuest LLC, 2017
A number of studies have sought to identify factors influencing STEM students' success in colleges and universities (Crisp et al., 2009; Excelencia, 2011; Hagedorn & Purnamasari, 2012). However, there are few qualitative studies focusing on students' perspectives and how they make meaning of their experiences as participants in a mentoring…
Descriptors: Mentors, Case Studies, Hispanic American Students, STEM Education
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Juan, Chen-Ya; Cantley, Penny L.; Martin, James; Mays, Brad – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2020
Requesting accommodations in postsecondary settings requires students to understand their disabilities and needs and describe those needs to higher education faculty and staff. Young adults often have limited accurate knowledge and understanding of their abilities and disabilities. This qualitative study used in-depth semi-structured interviews to…
Descriptors: College Students, Students with Disabilities, Self Concept, Student Characteristics
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Jones, Brett D.; Li, Ming; Cruz, Juan M. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which Chinese and Spanish translations of the College Student version of the MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory (MUSIC Inventory; Jones, 2012) demonstrate acceptable psychometric properties. We surveyed 300 students at a university in China and 201 students at a university in…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Cross Cultural Studies, Chinese, Spanish
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Montes-Rodríguez, Ramón; Martínez-Rodríguez, Juan Bautista; Ocaña-Fernández, Almudena – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
Educational research is one of the many fields of knowledge that frequently use case studies as a research method, particularly when applying an interpretive approach. Based on literature reviews and a systematic analysis of current scientific literature, this paper examines the prevalence and characteristics of the case study as a methodology for…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Online Courses, Databases, Incidence
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Soares, Ana Paula; Lages, Alexandrina; Velho, Mariana; Oliveira, Helena M.; Hernández-Cabrera, Juan – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2021
Soares, Lages, Oliveira, and Cabrera-Hernández (2019) recently showed that the mirror-letter interference effect observed for words containing reversal letters was reliable for words containing left-oriented mirror-letters as 'd', but not for words containing right-oriented mirror-letters as 'b', thus indicating that the directionality of the…
Descriptors: Visual Stimuli, Word Recognition, Alphabets, Interference (Learning)
Herrera, Juan Carlos – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This project was an alternative capstone dissertation conducted by a team of three doctoral students. The project focused on systematic and long-term underachievement of the English Language (EL) population of a single school, Sunshine Elementary, using the gap analysis model (Clark and Estes, 2008). More specifically, the purpose of the analysis…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Achievement Gap, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Nordberg, Anne; Praetorius, Regina T.; McCoy, Mary K.; Mitschke, D. B.; Henderson, Jeremiah – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2017
Criminal-justice-involved clients often are a complicated population for students to consider through a lens of oppression. Nevertheless, it is critical that they do so given that many will serve clients with criminal records during their careers. An attempt to challenge students' prejudice toward criminal-justice-involved people was deployed…
Descriptors: Crime, Justice, Social Bias, Teaching Methods
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Jackson, Jerlando F. L.; Charleston, LaVar J.; Gilbert, Juan E. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2014
According to the National Science Foundation (NSF; 2006), science and engineering jobs constitute a growing sector of the United States economy. The number of science and engineering degrees has lagged behind this occupational growth. In describing Wisconsin's technology profile, Winters, Strang, and Klus (2000) report that the state is nationally…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Strategic Planning, Research Methodology, Regional Characteristics
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Bao, Juan; Sun, Jing – English Language Teaching, 2010
Grammar teaching and learning is necessary in foreign language teaching. However, its function and method have been argued for decades. In the average teaching process in China, teachers divide grammar teaching into four stages: a) Presentation; b) Isolation and explanation; c) Practice; and d) Test. There are problems existing in grammar teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Grammar, English (Second Language)
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Van Stan, Jarrad H.; Ortiz, Andrew J.; Cortes, Juan P.; Marks, Katherine L.; Toles, Laura E.; Mehta, Daryush D.; Burns, James A.; Hron, Tiffiny; Stadelman-Cohen, Tara; Krusemark, Carol; Muise, Jason; Fox-Galalis, Annie B.; Nudelman, Charles; Zeitels, Steven; Hillman, Robert E. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to obtain a more comprehensive understanding of the pathophysiology and impact on daily voice use of nonphonotraumatic vocal hyperfunction (NPVH). Method: An ambulatory voice monitor collected 1 week of data from 36 patients with NPVH and 36 vocally healthy matched controls. A subset of 11 patients with NPVH…
Descriptors: Pathology, Physiology, Voice Disorders, Patients
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