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Gülen, Salih – African Educational Research Journal, 2020
The main purpose of this research is to determine the effect of the volume of concept on the level of understanding the relationship between concepts. The mixed method was used in the research. Volume of concept form, concept map form and puzzle scales were used to collect quantitative data. Qualitative data was collected through a fully…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Concept Mapping, Concept Formation, Relationship
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Vural, Çagatay Fikri; Kirbas, Sule – African Educational Research Journal, 2020
This study aims to examine the 'values education' given in middle-school physical education and sports courses in terms of several variables. The research group consists of a total of 1600 students (795 female, and 805 male), studying in 16 central middle-schools (100 students from each school) affiliated to Tokat Provincial Directorate of…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Physical Education, Athletics, Ethical Instruction
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Baskan, Aytekin Hamdi – African Educational Research Journal, 2020
This study aims to investigate the effects of recreational gymnastics training on the quality of life of children aged 4-12 years. The research is a structured case study with the parents of children attending a private gymnasium in Giresun. 7 questions prepared by the researcher as a data collection tool were directed to the parents in the form…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Athletics, Program Effectiveness, Quality of Life
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Bayraktar, Isik; Bayrakdar, Akan – African Educational Research Journal, 2020
This research was conducted to determine whether there are differences between the norm values used in the evaluation of children who train in different sports and physical education lessons according to the chronological age and biological age of the children. The research group consists of a total of 239 male students of 13 (n=116) and 14…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Age Differences, Biology
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Öntürk, Ugur; Asma, Mehmet Bülent – African Educational Research Journal, 2020
The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of twelve-week service training on self-confidence in racquet sports. The universe of the study consists of the secondary schools in the province of Van, and the sample consists of 60 students from 10 to 14 years of age in Hasan Ali Yücel Secondary School in Van and TOBB Secondary School.…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Length, Training Methods, Self Efficacy
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Mungoo, Judith – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
This paper highlights boys' underachievement in Botswana junior secondary schools. The paper argues that there is need to establish the root cause of boys' underachievement and institute possible remedies, while safeguarding the gains made in girls' education. Drawing from findings at school level, the discussion demonstrates a structured gender…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Academic Achievement, Males, Junior High School Students
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Kuranchie, Alfred; Addo, Hillar – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
When parents bring forth children, they perceive and act on their upbringing. However, some children live with and are brought up by non-biological parents. The phenomenon of children living with non-biological parents has been a long standing practice in most societies, yet little comparative research interest had been shown to examine the…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Parents, Outcomes of Education, Rural Urban Differences
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Owuba, Asiedu Lloyd; Amanyi, Churcher Kwesi – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
The purpose of the study was to determine whether there was any significant difference in speed, accuracy, retention and transferability between the Decomposition (DEC) and the Base-Complement Additions (BCA) algorithms for performing compound subtraction in non-decimal bases. Fifty-nine students with a mean age of approximately 15 years from two…
Descriptors: Subtraction, Addition, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Mpolokang, M.; Hulela, K.; Baliyan, S. P. – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to describe the linkages that exist between the primary school and junior secondary school agriculture syllabi in terms of subject matter contents, goals, objectives and the cognitive domain of learning in selected topics. The study used mixed method whereby content analysis and a survey technique were used. The…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary Schools, Junior High Schools, Foreign Countries
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Bonito, Jorge; Boné, Maria – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
The debut in alcohol consumption among young people is becoming a reality with ascending precocity. The Portuguese society has been traditionally tolerant in this area. This study sought to understand the role of personal and social involvement in alcohol consumption, among young students of the municipality of Estremoz (Portugal) who share work…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Drinking, Foreign Countries, Grade 8
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Eshetu, Amogne Asfaw – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Parental socioeconomic status is among the widely cited factors that has strong association with academic performance of students. Explanatory research design was employed to assess the effects of parents' socioeconomic status on the academic achievement of students in regional examination. A survey was conducted to collect data on regional…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Socioeconomic Status, Performance Factors, Foreign Countries
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Ginsburg, Mark; Balwanz, David; Banda, Dennis; Park, Jeongin; Tambulukani, Geoffrey; Yao, Wei – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
This study investigates inter-school variations in several dimensions of opportunity to learn as well as examines the extent to which these measures significantly affect students' performance on grade 7 literacy and numeracy exams. After situating the study within the global discourse emphasizing the importance of providing access to quality…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Outcomes of Education, Numeracy, Literacy