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Qohar, Abdul; Sumarmo, Utari – Indonesian Mathematical Society Journal on Mathematics Education, 2013
This paper presents the findings from a posttest experiment control group design by using reciprocal teaching, conducted in Indonesia University of Education to investigate students' ability in mathematical communication and self regulated learning. Subject of the study were 254 of 9th grade students from three junior high schools of high, medium,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 9, Junior High School Students, Mathematics Instruction
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Carnie, Steven; Morphett, Anthony – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2017
Reports such as Bio2010 emphasize the importance of integrating mathematical modelling skills into undergraduate biology and life science programmes, to ensure students have the skills and knowledge needed for biological research in the twenty-first century. One way to do this is by developing a dedicated mathematics subject to teach modelling and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Mathematical Models, Biomedicine
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Everingham, Yvette L.; Gyuris, Emma; Connolly, Sean R. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2017
Contemporary science educators must equip their students with the knowledge and practical know-how to connect multiple disciplines like mathematics, computing and the natural sciences to gain a richer and deeper understanding of a scientific problem. However, many biology and earth science students are prejudiced against mathematics due to…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Nguyen, David J.; Larson, Jay B. – Journal of International Students, 2017
This qualitative study explored the influence of student affairs on academic adjustment and adaptation for 10 Indonesian graduate students at a single campus. Semi-structured interviews explored student affairs' role in adaptation and transition to collegiate life in the United States. Analyses illuminated ways in which participants experienced…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Graduate Students, Student Personnel Workers, Student Adjustment
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Solórzano, Lorena Salazar – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
Beginning university training programs must focus on different competencies for mathematics teachers, i.e., not only on solving problems, but also on posing them and analyzing the mathematical activity. This paper reports the results of an exploratory study conducted with future secondary school mathematics teachers on the introduction of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Secondary Education, Problem Solving
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Mahanin, Hajah Umisuzimah Haji; Shahrill, Masitah; Tan, Abby; Mahadi, Mar Aswandi – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2017
This study investigated the use of interdisciplinary learning activity task to construct students' knowledge in Mathematics, specifically on the topic of scale drawing application. The learning activity task involved more than one academic discipline, which is Mathematics, English Language, Art, Geography and integrating the Brunei Darussalam…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Mathematical Logic, Statistical Analysis, Research Design
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Polly, Drew; Martin, Christie S.; McGee, Jennifer R.; Wang, Chuang; Lambert, Richard G.; Pugalee, David K. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
This study examines the influence of a year-long mathematics professional development program on Kindergarten teachers' beliefs, content knowledge, instructional practices, and their students' achievement. The professional development program is grounded in the theoretical construct of learner-centered professional development and focuses on…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Faculty Development, Academic Achievement, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Amador-Lankster, Clara – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2018
The purpose of this article is to discuss a Fulbright Evaluation Framework and to analyze findings resulting from implementation of two contextualized measures designed as LEARNING BY DOING in response to achievement expectations from the National Education Ministry in Colombia in three areas. The goal of the Fulbright funded project was to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Rural Schools, Public Schools, Mathematical Logic
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Sutantoputri, Novita W.; Watt, Helen M. G. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
The study explores the possibilities of gender, ethnicity, and religion differences on attributions (locus of control, stability, personal and external control), motivational goals (learning, performance approach, performance avoidance, and work avoidance), self-efficacy, intelligence beliefs, religiosity, racial/ethnic identity, and academic…
Descriptors: College Students, State Universities, Private Colleges, Gender Differences
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Salihu, Linda; Räsänen, Pekka – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2018
The present study examined the development of mathematics skills of Kosovar primary school children in terms of their gender, living area, socio-economic status, and achievement level. A special emphasis was placed on longitudinal investigations of the development of mathematics skills in children with learning difficulties in mathematics over a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Skills, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences
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Alpers, Burkhard; Demlova, Marie – Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, 2013
The next edition of the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) Mathematics Working Group's curriculum document will be based on the notion of mathematical competence. This approach aims particularly to capture higher-level learning goals that go beyond the traditional content-related and often small-scale description of learning…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Competence
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Aditomo, Anindito – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
Mature epistemic beliefs underlie higher-order thinking and learning outcomes. Previous studies have established that epistemic beliefs predict task-specific performance. However, there is mixed evidence regarding the relationships between such beliefs and course-level academic performance. This study investigated whether disciplinary type ('soft'…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Academic Achievement, College Freshmen
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Kennedy, Eugene; Smolinsky, Lawrence – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
This article presents results of a case study of a math circle designed for low income, minority students from an inner city middle school. The students were 6th, 7th and 8th grade African American and Hispanic males enrolled in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics focused charter school. The study focused on the impact of…
Descriptors: Males, Middle School Students, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
Butler Stewart, Karen – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Understanding mathematics is an essential part of everyday life and can range from simple tasks such as using basic math skills to more complex tasks. Success in mathematics is a requirement for success in today's modern world. A gap in developing mathematical skills can create complications and interfere with job opportunities. Another basic…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Correlation, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dja'far, Veri Hardinansyah; Cahyono, Bambang Yudi; Bashtomi, Yazid – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This research aimed at examining Indonesian EFL Teachers' perception of students' motivation and English for Specific Purposes (ESP) learning achievement. It also explored the strategies applied by teachers based on their perception of students' motivation and ESP learning achievement. This research involved 204 students who took English for…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Student Motivation
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