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Peach, Nathan D.; Yuan, Haowen – e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 2017
In this study the relationship between undergraduates' financial knowledge, behaviours, and attitudes are explored. These three dimensions of financial capability are considered in order to identify ways in which they influence one another. Data are collected via a survey administered at a small, private university in the United States. Financial…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes, Money Management
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Yang, Fuyi; Xu, Jianzhong; Tan, Heping; Liang, Ningjian – Teachers College Record, 2016
Background: As many students face the enduring challenge of maintaining their motivation to complete homework assignments, there is a critical need to pay close attention to homework motivation management (i.e., students' efforts to sustain or enhance their motivation in order to complete homework assignments that might be boring or difficult).…
Descriptors: Investigations, Homework, Learning Motivation, Mathematics Activities
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Smith, Stacy L. – Teaching Sociology, 2017
A modified version of Monopoly has long been used as a simulation exercise to teach inequality. Versions of Modified Monopoly (MM) have touched on minority status relative to inequality but without an exploration of the complex interaction between minority status and class. This article introduces Gender Stratified Monopoly (GSM), an adaptation…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Simulation, Minority Groups, Social Status
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Bale, Colin; Taylor, Neil; Vlaardingerbroek, Barend – Teaching Science, 2015
Diagrammatic representations are ubiquitous in science education, with students and teachers alike being firmly committed to their use. However, students interpret the visual data imparted by diagrams in different ways. In this study involving diagrams of cells, it was found that first-year university students apply various criteria to evaluate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cytology, Visual Aids, Measures (Individuals)
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Nishioka, Vicki; Coe, Michael; Burke, Art; Hanita, Makota; Sprague, Jeffrey – Regional Educational Laboratory at Education Northwest, 2011
This secondary analysis of survey data from a voluntary sample of 11,561 grade 3-8 students examines the prevalence and distribution of aggression, victimization, and approval of aggression, both overt (verbally and physically aggressive behavior intended to threaten or harm) and relational (behavior intended to harm someone's relationships with…
Descriptors: Aggression, Bullying, Victims of Crime, Elementary School Students
Ocak, Mehmet A. – Online Submission, 2006
This correlation study examined the relationship between gender and the students' attitude and prior knowledge of using one of the mathematical software programs (MATLAB). Participants were selected from one community college, one state university and one private college. Students were volunteers from three Calculus I classrooms (one class from…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, College Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Software
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Heiat, Abbas; Brown, Doug; Johnson, Debra M. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2007
This study explores the factors that influence a student's choice of major along with students' perceptions of accounting classes and the accounting profession The results indicate that students are most strongly influenced in their choice of major by a genuine interest in the subject matter. This finding is the same regardless of major and…
Descriptors: Accounting, Majors (Students), Influences, Student Attitudes
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Nishioka, Vicki; Coe, Michael; Burke, Art; Hanita, Makota; Sprague, Jeffrey – Regional Educational Laboratory at Education Northwest, 2011
This secondary analysis of survey data from a voluntary sample of 11,561 grade 3-8 students examines the prevalence and distribution of aggression, victimization, and approval of aggression, both overt (verbally and physically aggressive behavior intended to threaten or harm) and relational (behavior intended to harm someone's relationships with…
Descriptors: Aggression, Bullying, Victims of Crime, Elementary School Students
Patrizi, Larry A. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study examined the relationship between student satisfaction with faculty characteristics via the community of inquiry (CoI) framework. The CoI framework includes cognitive presence, social presence, and teaching presence. Subsets of teaching presence were explored more deeply by including subsets facilitation of discourse and direct…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Online Courses, Doctoral Degrees
Equity Issues, 1998
During fiscal year 1998, 7 of Ohio's 12 school-to-work regions conducted a needs assessment on equity issues within their regions. The survey instruments were completed by 6,173 students in grades 9-12 (3,316 girls and 2,857 boys). The survey focused on the economics of gender and work, nontraditional careers, and gender and career choices. Only…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Educational Needs, Employed Women, Employment Level