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Van Woezik, Tamara; Reuzel, Rob; Koksma, Jur – Cogent Education, 2019
Higher education tries to comply with a societal need for lifelong, self-directed learners, for which suitable learning formats are needed. Here, we consider Open Space Technology (OST) as a format for self-directed learning in medical education. It involves a voluntary meeting in which students explore topics of their own interest, related to the…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Higher Education, Medical Education, Personal Autonomy
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Goldberg, Jochem M.; Clarke, Aleisha M.; Klooster, Peter M. ten; Schreurs, Karlein M. G.; Bohlmeijer, Ernst T. – Cogent Education, 2019
In the Netherlands, all schools are required to develop a wellbeing and social safeness policy. Despite this legislation, there is currently no adequate instrument available to measure the wellbeing and social safeness. Therefore, the present study investigates the psychometric properties of the Wellbeing and Social Safeness Questionnaire (WSSQ).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, School Safety, Questionnaires
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de la Hera Conde-Pumpido, Teresa; Loos, Eugène; van Wilgenburg, Wiljan; Versteeg, Myrte; Aléncar, Amanda; Simons, Monique; Lamoth, Claudine; Finkenauer, Catrin – Cogent Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether an ice-skating exergame can stimulate intercultural social interaction between refugees and Dutch children in controlled play sessions organized at elementary schools. We conducted an exploratory qualitative study based on observations of exergame play sessions and structured interviews conducted after…
Descriptors: Athletics, Games, Elementary School Students, Refugees
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Mesker, Peter; Wassink, Hartger; Akkerman, Sanne; Bakker, Cok – Cogent Education, 2018
A boundary is a metaphor for an experience of discontinuity wherein a socio-cultural difference is perceived as a challenge or obstacle in action or interaction. This case study explores eight student teachers' perceptions of boundaries during an international teaching internship to identify where experiences of professional learning originate. We…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Internship Programs, International Education, Cultural Differences
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Gerritsen-van Leeuwenkamp, Karin J.; Joosten-ten Brinke, Desirée; Kester, Liesbeth – Cogent Education, 2018
Students form expectations and perceptions about assessment quality, and they experience the consequences of inferior assessment quality. These expectations and perceptions influence how students use assessment and the information it provides in educational practice. Unfortunately, little is known about students' expectations and perceptions of…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Expectation, Student Attitudes, Educational Quality
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Zwart, Diana P.; Van Luit, Johannes E. H.; Noroozi, Omid; Goei, Sui Lin – Cogent Education, 2017
This study investigates the effects of Digital Learning Material (DLM) including instructional clips, online guidance, structuring of content, and a collaboration tool on students' mathematics learning in Dutch vocational education. A pretest-posttest design was used. Apprenticeship students were asked to complete assignments and to discuss them…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Geitz, Gerry; Joosten-ten Brinke, Desirée; Kirschner, Paul A. – Cogent Education, 2016
This study investigated to what extent self-efficacy, learning behavior, and performance outcomes relate to each other and how they can be positively influenced by students asking for and seeking feedback within a problem-based learning (PBL) environment in order to meet today's requirements of marketing graduates. An experimental…
Descriptors: Marketing, Problem Based Learning, Self Efficacy, Help Seeking
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Hofman, Roelande H.; Hofman, W. H. Adriaan; Gray, John M. – Cogent Education, 2015
In this article, we address three broad conjectures about what really matters with respect to school effectiveness. Our review of previous evidence prompted us to look at three sets of factors connected with classroom teachers, school policies and processes, and matters of governance. All three have featured prominently in the public arena. In…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Mathematics Achievement, Multivariate Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness