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Hsu, Pi-Sui; Van Dyke, Margot; Smith, Thomas J. – Middle Grades Review, 2017
The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to explore the effect of varied gender groupings on argumentation skills among middle school students in Taiwan and the United States in a project-based learning environment that incorporated a graph-oriented computer-assisted application (GOCAA). A total of 43 students comprised the treatment condition…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Persuasive Discourse, Multivariate Analysis
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Blake-Beard, Stacy – Adult Learning, 2009
Bridges are thresholds to other realities, archetypal, primal symbols of shifting consciousness. They are passageways, conduits, and connectors that connote transitioning, crossing borders, and changing perspectives (Anzaldua, 2002). At its best, mentoring serves as an important bridge in many of the ways described by Anzaldua. When asked to think…
Descriptors: Mentors, Global Approach, Cultural Differences, Gender Differences
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Davenport, Carol; Padwick, Annie – Primary Science, 2021
In a recent survey of over 240 primary school children between the ages of 8 and 11, NUSTEM found that 75% of children said that they liked science and 63% said that they were good at science. However, when looking at the data by gender, there is a difference in enjoyment between girls and boys, with 71% of girls and 79% of boys saying that they…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Clubs, Extracurricular Activities, Elementary School Science
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Khattab, Nabil; Modood, Tariq – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
This study compares the educational attainment of Muslim and Christian White-British boys and girls at the following junctions: Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, GCSE, getting into universities and achieving a place at a Russell Group university. The study utilises the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England waves 1-6 with linked data from the…
Descriptors: Muslims, Educational Attainment, Gender Differences, Expectation
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Cray, David; McKay, Ruth; Mittelman, Robert – Intercultural Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to examine cultural effects on interactions within a Canadian MBA programme delivered in Iran. The analysis helps illuminate some of the important cultural differences between the countries and their importance for international education. The study also illustrates how single cause explanations often provide…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Cultural Differences
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Canale, Germán; Furtado, Victoria – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2021
Long-ingrained views of EFL teaching foreground grammar and language skills as the main goal of learning, backgrounding how the language classroom and materials contribute to (social) knowledge construction. Along these lines, EFL textbooks tend to avoid explicitly -and critically- addressing gender identities: they naturalise and reinforce binary…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Textbooks
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Choi, Jounghwa; Lee, Sun Young; Kwon, Myung Soon – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
College drinking is an important public health issue in many countries, especially in South Korea. This study aims to explore drinking motives and their relationship with drinking behaviors and drinking outcomes among Korean college students (N = 553). Utilizing a Web-based survey, this study found some similarities and differences relative to…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Loke, Stephen W.; Lowe, Patricia A.; Ang, Rebecca P. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Construct bias was examined among 316 Singapore and U.S. adolescents on the Narcissistic Personality Questionnaire for Children-Revised (NPQC-R). The NPQC-R consists of two (Superiority and Exploitativeness) factors. Results from multigroup confirmatory factor analyses indicated partial strong invariance on the NPQC-R across culture and strong…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Personality Measures, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Khong, Hou-Keat; Hassan, Nurul Husna; Ramli, Norasrani – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate student motivation and gender differences in learning Spanish as a foreign language in the Malaysian context. Method: Student motivation was measured by means of a self-report questionnaire based on Gardner's social psychological model. The questionnaire contained both close-ended and open-ended…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Butler, Kate – Training and Development, 1993
Organizations can benefit from using bias audits to examine their human resource systems to identify barriers related to culture, gender, age, and other differences. (Author)
Descriptors: Bias, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Minority Groups, Personnel Management
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Lee, Youngsu; Heinze, Timothy; Donoho, Casey; Fournier, Christophe; Jalal, Ahamed A. F. M.; Cohen, David; Hennebichler, Eike – Journal of Marketing Education, 2018
While international demand for sales positions is growing, negative sales stereotypes, partially fueled by ethical abuses in the sales arena, are prevalent and may dissuade students from pursuing sales careers. To help combat the situation globally, educators must develop and utilize effective sales ethics pedagogies. The first step involves…
Descriptors: Ethics, Gender Differences, Moral Values, Teaching Methods
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Shin, Jongho; Lee, Hyunjoo; McCarthy-Donovan, Alexander; Hwang, Hyeyoung; Yim, Sonyoung; Seo, EunJin – International Journal of Science Education, 2015
The purpose of the study was to examine whether gender differences exist in the mean levels of and relations between adolescents' home environments (parents' view of science, socio-economic status (SES)), motivations (intrinsic and instrumental motivations, self-beliefs), and pursuit of science careers. For the purpose, the Programmed for…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Adolescents, Family Environment, Parent Attitudes
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Ren, Yonggang; Wyver, Shirley – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2016
This study investigated whether host and heritage cultural orientations were associated with Chinese preschoolers' social competence and whether such associations varied across gender in Western contexts. Ninety-six Chinese-Australian children aged 36-69 months from 15 childcare centres in Sydney participated in the study. The General Ethnicity…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Gender Differences, Bilingual Students, Preschool Children
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Packham, Gary; Jones, Paul; Miller, Christopher; Pickernell, David; Thomas, Brychan – Education & Training, 2010
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the impact of enterprise education on entrepreneurial attitude within European higher education institutions (HEIs) in France, Germany and Poland. The research seeks to consider whether differences between cultural and industrial heritage can influence entrepreneurial attitude and mediate the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students
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Ellis, Everton G. – Gender and Education, 2018
This article utilizes a combination of the masculinity and intersectionality frameworks to argue that the underachievement of boys occurs in the intricacies of patriarchy, region (rural area), and class culture. The article utilizes data drawn from a qualitative study at two rural institutions in the parish of Manchester, Jamaica, to critically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masculinity, Underachievement, Males
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