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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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Vattøy, Kim-Daniel; Gamlem, Siv M. – Cogent Education, 2019
Systematic observation in educational research highlights a wide diversity of aspects of classroom interactions, yet frequency of score cycles is crucial when analysing dimensions of classroom teaching. The aim of this study is to focus on differences in quality of teaching and loss of instructional time using Classroom Assessment Scoring…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Observation, Secondary School Teachers, Time on Task
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Østerlie, Ove; Løhre, Audhild; Haugan, Gørill – Cogent Education, 2019
One of the most important variables to consider in physical education (PE) is motivation. The self-determination theory (SDT) represents an essential theoretical perspective to examine and understand adolescents' learning and motivation in PE. Based on this theory, the Situational Motivational Scale (SIMS) measures students' situational motivation…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Motivation, Adolescents, Test Validity
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Brante, Eva Wennås – Cogent Education, 2019
Students need to apply evaluation strategies to find relevant and trustworthy information when completing open-inquiry tasks on the Internet. One such strategy, sourcing, implies attention to information about the sources of documents. This multiple-case study investigates how three small groups of secondary school students solved an open-inquiry…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Group Activities, Secondary School Students, Information Literacy
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Tønseth, Christin; Bergsland, Ragnhild – Cogent Education, 2019
Introduction: Rehabilitation through formal education has been a long-term priority in the Norwegian criminal service. The rehabilitative effect of education is meant to result in employment and thereby ensure a successful return to society. Furthermore, education is considered as one of the most important ways to master life after ending…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
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Vikstøl Olsen, Anne Karin; Spieler, Kristin; Kovac, Velibor Bobo – Cogent Education, 2018
Student grades are traditionally used to evaluate academic achievement in higher education. A review of previous research indicates a relatively clear tendency to adopt either an individual or contextual approach in exploring this subject. The present study represents an attempt to simultaneously examine effects of individual variables and…
Descriptors: Norwegian, Academic Achievement, Individual Characteristics, Grades (Scholastic)
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Hole, Torstein Nielsen; Velle, G.; Riese, H.; Raaheim, A.; Simonelli, A. L. – Cogent Education, 2018
This paper reports an investigation of biology students' discussion of knowing in work placements, as accounted in blogs. Twenty-two blogs, containing 78 individual entries, written in conjunction with a work placement course for students in a tertiary level biology program, have been analysed in the study (The blogs are publicly available here:…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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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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Komulainen, Tiina M.; Sannerud, A. Ronny – Cogent Education, 2018
Efficient teamwork skills, high level of complex process knowledge and a vast set of operational abilities are essential for safe and economical operation in process industries. During the past decade, human factors have emerged as a strong research area in industrial simulator training, where traditionally focus is in the engineering technology.…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Simulation, Industrial Training, Fuels
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Carstensen, Tove; Ødegaard, Nina B.; Bonsaksen, Tore – Cogent Education, 2018
Background: Research into occupational therapy students' approaches to studying is growing, and research has shown approaches to studying to be associated with academic performance. However, learning conceptions and preferences for teaching among occupational therapy students have rarely been reported, and their relationships to study approaches…
Descriptors: Study Habits, Teaching Methods, Preferences, Occupational Therapy
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Bonsaksen, Tore – Cogent Education, 2018
Background: Students' preferences for teaching have been associated with their own approaches to studying. However, whether teaching preferences are associated with a set of student characteristics is yet unknown. Aim: To investigate whether sociodemographic, education-related and personal factors were associated with preferences for teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, College Students
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Kvinge, Øystein – Cogent Education, 2018
The current study aims to interpret student-teachers' PowerPoint presentations using concepts derived from jazz improvisation. The purpose of the study is to acquire insight on how knowledge is instantiated in action in a ubiquitous educational setting. If musical lead sheets depict the draft model that provides players with a framework for…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, Models
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Gulliksen, Marte S. – Cogent Education, 2017
New knowledge on cognition and learning generated in the various fields of neuroscience is now being incorporated into the learning sciences. This development might have broad significance for the theoretical development of the field of education, in particular leading to a renewed and more nuanced understanding of learning as an embodied process.…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Art Activities, Aesthetic Education
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Ben-Horin, Oded; Chappell, Kerry A.; Halstead, Jill; Espeland, Magne – Cogent Education, 2017
The goal of this qualitative study is to provide theoretical knowledge and design principles for a creative educational environment characterized by simultaneous study and exploration of science or math, and the arts: Write a Science Opera (WASO). To do so, we used a theory of creativity in education which links collaborative co-creation in…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Science Instruction, Music Education, Creative Activities
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Opseth, Thea Moos; Carstensen, Tove; Yazdani, Farzaneh; Ellingham, Brian; Thørrisen, Mikkel Magnus; Bonsaksen, Tore – Cogent Education, 2017
Background: The intentional relationship model (IRM) proposes six distinct ways of relating to clients. A new instrument for measuring self-efficacy for using the therapeutic modes in occupational therapy practice was recently found to have good psychometric properties. To date, however, no research has investigated factors associated with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupational Therapy, Self Efficacy, College Students
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