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Stacey, Kaye – Indonesian Mathematical Society Journal on Mathematics Education, 2011
PISA, the OECD's international program of assessment of reading, scientific and mathematical literacy (www.oecd.org/pisa), aims to assess the ability of 15 year olds to use the knowledge and skills that have acquired at school in real world tasks and challenges. It also uses questionnaires to gather data on students' attitudes to learning and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Numeracy, Mathematics Tests
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Rahayu, Sri; Kita, Masakazu – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2010
This study investigated Indonesian and Japanese students' understandings of macroscopic and submicroscopic levels of representing matter and its changes and the difficulties they have with these concepts. A multiple-choice questionnaire was constructed and delivered to 447 Indonesian and 446 Japanese public senior high school students. The data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, High School Students, Misconceptions
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Yamada, Shoko – Comparative Education Review, 2015
This article, with the aim of identifying elements that constitute the characteristics of an academic space within comparative education, analyzes how comparative education has been discussed and practiced in Japan, based on a questionnaire completed by 264 members of the Japan Comparative Education Society and classification of articles published…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Classification
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Miyakawa, Takeshi – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2017
This paper reports the results of an international comparative study on the nature of proof to be taught in geometry. Proofs in French and Japanese lower secondary schools were explored by analyzing curricular documents: mathematics textbooks and national curricula. Analyses on the three aspects of proof--statement, proof, and theory--suggested by…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Mathematical Logic, Geometry, Teaching Methods
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Wang, J.; Lu, X. – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
As a component of the ongoing development of the mathematics curriculum in China, we compare the country's high school mathematics textbooks with those of several other countries. We base our analysis on the assumption that textbooks, as primary printed teaching resources, are key tools for interpreting educational policy. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Textbooks, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Yonezawa, Akiyoshi; Horta, Hugo; Osawa, Aki – Comparative Education, 2016
The academic profession contributes to shaping the capacity and identity of higher education systems. In East and Southeast Asia, there is a need for further discussion on the regional identity characteristics of the academic profession to account for its multiple origins and national and international dimensions. Data from two large-scale…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
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West, Kazuko Ito – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2013
What would be one of the most sensible ways for a country to invest to achieve maximal economic growth? A recent study (Chetty, Friedman, & Rockoff, 2011) by economists at Harvard and Columbia Universities shows that better teacher quality results in significantly higher students' lifetime earnings. And investing in public school teachers…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Public Schools, Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness
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Xie, Jinyu; Huang, Erjia – Frontiers of Education in China, 2010
Based on a literature review from English language journals related to the field of human resource development (HRD), the conceptual framework for this study was derived from the models developed by American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) for HRD practice. This study compared and analyzed the similarities and differences in HRD roles,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Labor Force Development, Human Resources
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Isoda, Masami; Chitmun, Somchai; Gonzalez, Orlando – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2018
In this article, the conceptions of variability held by samples of Japanese and Thai senior high school mathematics teachers were identified, based on the framework proposed by Shaughnessy (2007), using a comparative survey study. From contrasting the results of the two groups, relative tendencies of insufficient statistical knowledge for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistics, Comparative Analysis, Secondary School Teachers
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Furlong, Andy; Inui, Akio; Nishimura, Takayuki; Kojima, Yoshikazu – Journal of Youth Studies, 2012
In most advanced countries, young people are now expected to remain in education until the age of 18 and, in a context of poor opportunities for those who leave at an early stage, there are concerns about those who are being left behind. In this paper we use comparable survey data to focus on the destinations of young people in two contrasting…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Young Adults, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Abazaoglu, Ilkay; Aztekin, Serdar – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Teacher motivation is one of the factors that affect the realization of the teaching objectives, motivation and academic achievement of student. This study aimed to answer to the question "How is the relation between the students' academic (sciences and mathematics) achievement and teachers' morale/motivation in Singapore, Japan, Finland and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Motivation, Statistical Analysis, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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Otsuka, Yutaka – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2009
The purpose of this article is to examine the position and role of the research method in one discipline, comparative education. For this purpose, first of all, the content of articles published by the Japan Comparative Education Society's journal over the past 35 years is analyzed. Based on this analysis, the implications, significance as well as…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Field Studies
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Unal, Hasan; Jakubowski, Elizabeth – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2007
International comparative studies revealed that US students' mathematics performance is not at the level of expectation of mathematics education community. The latest of such study is, Third international Mathematics Science Study-Repeat (TIMSS-R, 1999) continued show poor performance of US students in international arena. Total of 38 countries…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Lesson Plans, Protocol Materials, International Assessment
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Sá, Elisabete; Dias, Diana; Sá, Maria José – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
The role of the university in society and the economy is evolving. Universities produce knowledge that promotes technological developments, which are, in turn, critical to economic growth and competitiveness in the global economy. Therefore, it is increasingly expected that universities become more entrepreneurial and assume this third mission in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Transfer of Training, Comparative Analysis
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Saito, Daisuke; Washizaki, Hironori; Fukazawa, Yoshiaki – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2017
Aim/Purpose: When learning to program, both text-based and visual-based input methods are common. However, it is unclear which method is more appropriate for first-time learners (first learners). Background: The differences in the learning effect between text-based and visual-based input methods for first learners are compared the using a…
Descriptors: Programming, Computer Science Education, Comparative Analysis, Questionnaires
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