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Naganuma, Shotaro – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2017
Scientific literacy has been measured by a variety of assessment tools in the past few decades. International surveys such as Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) emphasize the importance of scientific literacy. Scientific literacy is now regarded as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Literacy, Performance Based Assessment, Scoring Rubrics
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Aksu, Gökhan; Güzellerii, Cem Oktay – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to analyze the studies, which include Item Response Theory among the keywords, available in the Web of Science database between 1980-2018 through bibliometric analysis method. A total of 1,367 academic works has been analyzed. The authors, journals and countries having the highest number of studies in the field and…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction, Databases
Shimizu, Yoshinori – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2013
Given the distinctive characteristics of Japanese mathematics lessons found by the international studies and the subsequent focus of the attention to Lesson Study in mathematics education community, the author discusses the relationships between the scientific studies and improvement of mathematics teaching and learning from an insider's…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Miyazawa, Kaoru – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
Based on her fieldwork in post-disaster Fukushima, her hometown, the author reflects on how she negotiated insider and outsider identity as she navigated through multiple contested discourses and emotional spaces. In writing this reflective essay, she referred to the field notes she kept during her seven-month stay in Fukushima. The author…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Foreign Countries, Trauma, Ethics
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Zhang, Zheng; Nagle, Joelle; McKishnie, Bethany; Lin, Zhen; Li, Wanjing – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
This systematic review is built on the seminal work by the New London Group in 1996. Few endeavours have synthesized findings of empirical studies pertaining to the effects and challenges of multiliteracies practices in various schooling and geographical contexts. Through a five-point Likert scale and a deductive and inductive thematic analysis,…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis
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Van Rooy, Wilhelmina; Moore, Leah – Teaching Science, 2012
This article discusses using students' analysis of media coverage of the March 2011 Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear events to develop their knowledge and understanding of geological concepts and related socio-scientific issues. It draws on news reported at that time, identifies themes in those reports, and suggests how this event can be…
Descriptors: News Reporting, Foreign Countries, Criticism, Scientific Literacy
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Yoshida, Masami – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Education for international understanding in Japan was focused to develop its own national identity as well as to recognize its coexistence through intercultural education. Then, we have investigated the opinions of Japanese school teachers in terms of their recognition of the necessary content to introduce school instruction of intercultural…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Inservice Teacher Education
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Taniguchi, Yuta; Okubo, Fumiya; Shimada, Atsushi; Konomi, Shin'ichi – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Students' journal writings could be useful resources for teachers to grasp their understandings and to see their own teaching objectively. However, reading a large number of journals thoroughly is not always realistic for teachers. Although various automatic analysis methods have been proposed to understand learning journals, they does not…
Descriptors: Student Journals, Journal Writing, Electronic Publishing, Computer Managed Instruction
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Fernandes, Fernanda, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2017
Speech-language pathology has different practice and research histories, standards, methods, and challenges in different countries and regions. Awareness of these different realities may contribute to the scientific development of the field and improve the services delivered to different populations. Sharing solutions to similar problems in…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Therapy, Evaluation, Aphasia
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2016, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 30 of April to 2 of May, 2016. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology
Shinohara, Fumihiko – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2006
This paper presents a brief introduction of the science education in Japan with an overview of the educational contents and standards laid by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). It highlights the results of the International Education Association (IEA) on science education in Japan at upper secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Literacy, Science Education, Transitional Programs
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Kunioshi, Nílson; Noguchi, Judy; Tojo, Kazuko; Hayashi, Hiroko – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
As English-medium instruction (EMI) spreads around the world, university teachers and students who are non-native speakers of English (NNS) need to put much effort into the delivery or reception of content. Construction of scientific meaning in the process of learning is already complex when instruction is delivered in the first language of the…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Academic Discourse, Lecture Method, Internet
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Ishida, Kenji; Nakamuro, Makiko; Takenaka, Ayumi – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2016
In this study, we test the assimilation thesis by comparing the academic achievement between native students and first and second generation immigrant pupils. It is the first empirical study that systematically analyzes the native-immigrant achievement gap in Japan. Although numerous studies have examined the achievement gap, most of them are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Academic Achievement, Acculturation
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Akitsu, Yutaka; Ishihara, Keiichi N. – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2018
Energy literacy is a minimum required capacity for developing a sustainable society that participates in and discusses on energy and environmental (EE) issues. Understanding the energy literacy structure is of significant importance for providing effective energy education to promote people's awareness of EE issues. In this article, an energy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Energy, Sustainability
Saracho, Olivia, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Researchers from different disciplines (e.g., physiological, psychological, philosophical) have investigated motivation using multiple approaches. For example, in physiology (the scientific study of the normal function in living systems such as biology), researchers may use "electrical and chemical stimulation of the brain, the recording of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Motivation, Cognitive Processes, Young Children
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