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Özsoy, Nesrin; Özyer, Sinan; Akdeniz, Nesibe; Alkoç, Aysenur – Online Submission, 2017
The aim of this research is teaching addition with natural numbers and the concept of large and small natural numbers in the second grade mathematics course, through creative drama method. The study has been applied to 31 elementary school second grade students studying at a public school in the province of Aydin. In this research, case study…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Addition
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Hurt, Robert L.; McLaughlin, Eric J. – NACADA Journal, 2012
Academic advising research aids faculty members and advisors in detecting, explaining, and addressing macro-level trends beyond their local campus. It also helps legitimize the professional nature of academic advising, moving it beyond mere prescriptive models that focus on rules and course selection. Due to the erroneous belief that skills in…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Academic Advising, Statistical Analysis
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Eijsink, A. M.; Schipper, G.; Vermaire, J. H. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: People with intellectual disabilities have less favourable outcomes in--among others--oral health variables, compared to their peers without intellectual disabilities. Before being able to develop target interventions for caregivers, all their prevailing viewpoints regarding oral hygiene need to be identified. Methods: This…
Descriptors: Moderate Intellectual Disability, Health Services, Dental Health, Caregivers
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Ütkür, Nur – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2019
Introduction: The concept of empathy has been described in many ways by researchers. According to some, it is the basic cognitive function or ability of being aware of others' thoughts and feelings. Empathy refers to being able to respond to emotions, sharing the feelings of individuals, and reflecting them as if in a mirror. It also helps to…
Descriptors: Empathy, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teacher Education
Barbour, Nancy, Ed.; McBride, Brent A., Ed. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Child development laboratory schools are found on college and university campuses throughout the U.S. Over the last century, they have acquired a long, rich history. Originally seen as settings for the new field of child study in the early 1900s, their functions have evolved over time. These programs often play a central role in supporting…
Descriptors: Child Development, Laboratory Schools, Futures (of Society), Educational Development
Stanwick, John; Hargreaves, Jo – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
This guide describes the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) approach to measuring impact using examples from its own case studies, as well as showing how to maximise the impact of applied social science research. Applied social science research needs to demonstrate that it is relevant and useful both to public policy and…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Research, Social Science Research, Outcome Measures
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Dane, Arif; Çetin, Ömer Faruk; Bas, Fatih; Sagirli, Meryem Özturan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
In this present study, it was aimed to investigate whether the hierarchical structure of mathematics emerged in university students' minds or not, considering the concepts of limit, continuity derivative and integral from the perspective of students in the department of secondary school mathematics teacher training and the department of…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, College Students, Higher Education
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Leontyeva, Tatyana V.; Shchetynina, Anna V.; Vorobyeva, Natalya A.; Blinova, Anastasiya N. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the investigated problem is stipulated by the necessity to solve a problem of multicultural humanitarian education and formation of tolerance of students to unfamiliar culture. The purpose of the article is to research educational potential of metaphorical vocabulary in different languages, such as zoomorphic naming units of a man…
Descriptors: Russian, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Ethnography
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Hofmann, Fabian – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2016
Social phenomenological analysis is presented as a research method for museum and art education. After explaining its methodological background, it is shown how this method has been applied in a study of gallery talks or guided tours in art museums: Analyzing the situation by description and interpretation, a model for understanding gallery talks…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Research Methodology, Art Education, Foreign Countries
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Ivankova, Nataliya V. – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2014
In spite of recent methodological developments related to quality assurance in mixed methods research, practical examples of how to implement quality criteria in designing and conducting sequential QUAN [right arrow] QUAL mixed methods studies to ensure the process is systematic and rigorous remain scarce. This article discusses a three-step…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Statistical Analysis, Qualitative Research, Quality Assurance
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Clare, Mary M.; Ardron-Hudson, Elise A.; Grindell, Jessica – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2015
Children and youth in schools are subject to the effects of the larger culture's attitudes and values related to body size. When negatively biased, these attitudes and values can have detrimental effects and thus emerge as relevant to educational and psychological consultants. Drawing on the nascent field of Fat Studies with its focus on the…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Body Composition, Body Weight, Social Attitudes
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Hoehn, Jessica R.; Finkelstein, Noah D. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2018
As part of a research study on student reasoning in quantum mechanics, we examine students' use of ontologies, or the way students' categorically organize entities they are reasoning about. In analyzing three episodes of focus group discussions with modern physics students, we present evidence of the dynamic nature of ontologies, and refine prior…
Descriptors: Quantum Mechanics, Scientific Concepts, Concept Formation, Logical Thinking
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Yorek, Nurettin; Ugulu, Ilker – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
In this study, artificial neural networks are suggested as a model that can be "trained" to yield qualitative results out of a huge amount of categorical data. It can be said that this is a new approach applied in educational qualitative data analysis. In this direction, a cascade-forward back-propagation neural network (CFBPN) model was…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Classification, Qualitative Research, Networks
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Kärner, Tobias; Sembill, Detlef; Aßmann, Christian; Friederichs, Edgar; Carstensen, Claus H. – Frontline Learning Research, 2017
The investigation of learning processes by assessing students' experience along with objective characteristics within a classroom context has a long tradition in empirical learning process research (e.g. Sembill, 1984 et passim; Wild & Krapp, 1996). However, most of the existing studies confine themselves to psychological variables that seem…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Stress Variables, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Learning Processes
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Rata, Elizabeth – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
The article identifies and discusses three stages in the critical policy methodology used in the sociology of education. These are: firstly, employing a political economy theoretical framework that identifies causal links between global forces and local developments; secondly, analysing educational policy within that theoretically conceptualised…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Educational Policy, Political Issues
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