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Gamlem, Siv M.; Kvinge, Lars M.; Smith, Kari; Engelsen, Knut Steinar – Cogent Education, 2019
In this study, we examine the short-term effects of an intervention aimed at developing teachers' responsive pedagogy in mathematics. The study analyses how an emphasis on responsive pedagogy in 9th grade classrooms over a period of seven months might strengthen students' feedback, self-regulated learning, self-efficacy and achievement in…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Faculty Development, Program Effectiveness, Grade 9
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Mamolo, Leo A. – Cogent Education, 2019
Supporting the 21st-century learners' instructional needs is a trend of today's educational system. This educational design research aimed to develop a Digital Interactive Math Comics (DIMaC) as an instructional material envisioned to meet these learners' needs to a better understanding of Mathematics concepts. This employed the ADDIE framework…
Descriptors: High School Students, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Cartoons
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Akinyemi, Adeola Folasade; Rembe, Symphorosa; Shumba, Jenny; Adewumi, Toyin Mary – Cogent Education, 2019
The purpose of the paper was to investigate how collaboration and mutual support as the processes established by communities of practice to improve continuing professional teachers' development in high schools. This study is essential as it helped teachers to see the importance of working as teams through mutual support given to each other to…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development
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Babaei, Sarah; Izadpanah, Siros – Cogent Education, 2019
Listening is a fundamental and challenging component of second language learning. To decrease its difficulty, Advance Organizer activities (pre-listening supports) can be used leading to more effective listening and better comprehension. This study aimed to investigate the effects of three different Advance Organizers (AOs), i.e. pre-teaching key…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Advance Organizers, Listening Comprehension
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Kurniawan, Jimmy Ellya; Setiawan, Jenny Lukito; Sanjaya, Ersa Lanang; Wardhani, Fransisca Putri Intan; Virlia, Stefani; Dewi, Kuncoro; Kasim, Azilah – Cogent Education, 2019
Business owners, especially successful ones, can be assumed to have eminently developed an entrepreneurial orientation ever since their high school days. However, thus far there is no standardized scale to specifically measure entrepreneurial orientation behavior in high school students. This study analyzes the dimensions of entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Entrepreneurship, Likert Scales
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Alibakhshi, Goudarz; Nezakatgoo, Behzad – Cogent Education, 2019
During the last few decades, motivation to learn English has become an interesting research area. However, the studies on EFL teachers' motivations for choosing teaching as their career, to the present date, are scanty. The present study was an attempt to construct and validate a teaching motivation scale for EFL teachers. In the qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Construction, Test Validity, Test Reliability
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Rind, Irfan Ahmed; Mari, Mumtaz Ali – Cogent Education, 2019
This study assesses the influence of public examination on teaching and learning in higher-secondary education. The focus is on the subject of English, taught and assessed at grades 10 and 12 in Pakistan. Using the case of the BISE Sukkur, this study attempts to evaluate the English examination papers from the last 10 years in the first phase.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Zarei, Leila; Bagheri, Mohammad Sadegh; Sadighi, Firooz – Cogent Education, 2019
Establishing high standards for educational accountability and informing those not already familiar with the basic components of a strong accountability system is a fresh avenue in EFL context, particularly in Iran, where the perceived shortcomings of English learning in the public sector are evident. The present mixed methods study used…
Descriptors: Accountability, Standards, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Mohammaditabar, Mohammad; Bagheri, Mohammad Sadegh; Yamini, Morteza; Rassaei, Ehsan – Cogent Education, 2019
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to explore EFL teachers' perspectives of qualities of a good language teacher and to examine the possible differences in their perspectives as a function of educational contexts including language institutes, junior/senior high schools, and universities. To this end, 386 Iranian EFL teachers completed a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, High School Teachers
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Chun, Okmyeong; Yang, Heesun; Kang, Seong-Joo – Cogent Education, 2018
For a scientific educational approach toward empathy, this study newly defined empathy in science as "empathy with a problematic situation and other people." In 6 competency frameworks, content related to empathy was extracted, and exploratory factor analysis was conducted through an online survey of 150 teachers. Three factors of…
Descriptors: Empathy, Measures (Individuals), Teacher Surveys, Secondary School Teachers
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Abedini, Farahnaz; Bagheri, Mohammad Sadegh; Sadighi, Firooz – Cogent Education, 2018
To capture the unique nature of collective teacher efficacy as reflected in ELT settings, the current study attempted to develop and validate a context-specific collective efficacy scale and use it in exploring collective efficacy beliefs in different ELT contexts. To achieve this goal, guided by the related literature, the most prominent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Language Teachers
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Banaruee, Hassan; Khatin-Zadeh, Omid; Ruegg, Rachael – Cogent Education, 2018
There might always be errors during the learning process which need correction; accordingly, providing corrective feedback is critical. However, the various types of feedback applied during classes affect the learning and teaching process. Teaching and learning could be applied within EFL classes by providing learners with recasts. Recasts have…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), English Language Learners, High School Students
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Oxman, Victor; Stupel, Moshe; Jahangiri, Jay M. – Cogent Education, 2018
The article is dedicated to solving extrema problems in teaching mathematics, without using calculus. We present and discuss a wide variety of mathematical extrema tasks where the extrema are obtained and find their solutions without resorting to differential. Particular attention is paid to the role of arithmetic and geometric means inequality in…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, Geometric Concepts, Arithmetic
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Wang, Yuehong; Li, Wenjie; Cai, Xinjia; Li, Long; Quan, Hongzhi; Tang, Zhangui; Huang, Junhui – Cogent Education, 2018
In 2015, the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China (PRC) issued the notice about "Renovating the 7-year MD & Master's degree clinical medical programme into a new '5+3' consecutive program". After that, 10 qualified seven-year dental schools recruited fresh high school graduates into this revolutionized system. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dental Schools, Dentistry, Masters Programs
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Poole, Adam – Cogent Education, 2017
The Avatar Project was a two-week English project in which Chinese high school students in an internationalised school in Shanghai China explored the topic of cultural and individual identity. The project synthesised prospective education with the Funds of Identity approach, both of which have particular relevance within an internationalised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Cultural Awareness, Identification (Psychology)
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