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Sahin, Elvan – College Student Journal, 2016
This study was conducted to understand the complex nature of gender differentiation in household energy consumption, and uncover the factors characterizing Turkish female university students' contribution on household energy conservation. Specifically, the study hypothesized that energy-related attributes would significantly differentiate female…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Science Teachers, Energy Conservation, Preservice Teachers
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Sabato, Todd – College Student Journal, 2016
Objective: To compare alcohol, tobacco, and illicit or nonmedical drug use behaviors and self-reported consequences of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students to cross-ethnic peers. Participants: A sample of 114,816 undergraduates between 18 and 24 completing the National College Health Assessment between 2011 and 2014 were used.…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Minority Groups, Sexuality, Prevention
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Ari, Sinan; Ünal, Emre – College Student Journal, 2016
The need for and employment of qualified teachers have always been in the agenda since the foundation of our country. It is aimed with this study to reveal the convenience of the Content Knowledge Test for Teaching (CKTT), which was first held in 2014, in terms of the content of the classroom teaching undergraduate programs, general competencies…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Tests, Undergraduate Students, Teacher Competencies
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Dündar, Sahin – College Student Journal, 2014
The purpose of the present study was to examine elementary school teacher candidates' motivations for choosing the teaching profession, beliefs about teaching, and satisfaction with the choice. Data were collected from 176 freshman elementary school teacher candidates at two public universities in Turkey. Results showed that the decision to choose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Betawi, Amy – College Student Journal, 2013
This study investigates the importance of student teachers expectations as a predictor of future social and emotional competencies of young children. These predicted expectations were estimated from a 42 item questionnaire that was designed by the author and it addressed five domains: social skills, social awareness, self-control, relationship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Student Attitudes
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Weshah, Hani A. – College Student Journal, 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the changes in pre-service student teachers' ability to articulate a philosophy education during the field experience. Educational philosophy change for the participants (77) was measured by using Jersin's scale. Evaluations of scores involved comparison of pre and post the training program. Descriptive…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Philosophy, Preservice Teachers, Scores
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Weshah, Hani A.; Al-Faori, Oraib; Sakal, Reham M. – College Student Journal, 2012
The purpose of this research was to report on a Child-Friendly School (CFS) initiative pilot project in Jordan, which aims at initiating the creation of CFS and to raise stakeholders' awareness of the importance of this project in promoting and implementing Child Rights Conviction (CRC) in Jordan. The study was conducted by a joint team selected…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Pilot Projects, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Al-Amari, Hanaa – College Student Journal, 2012
This study is designed to assess the perception of Kindergarten teachers in Kuwait regarding the role of health education in Promoting healthy nutrition for children in KG Level. For this purpose, a questionnaire was administered to 250 Kindergarten female teachers. Percentage, mean and standard deviation scores were obtained. The results of the…
Descriptors: Health Education, Teaching Experience, Age Differences, Kindergarten
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Weinstein, Lawrence; Laverghetta, Antonio – College Student Journal, 2010
From adolescence, data show that males outperform females on math tests and tests of math reasoning. These tests are usually age appropriate (i.e., SAT-M and the ACT). The current data with college students and a simple test of arithmetic ability show that males still score higher than females (N = 235) even when performance is measured using a…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Mathematics Tests, Grade 3
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Kent, Andrea M.; Simpson, Jennifer L. – College Student Journal, 2009
The Preservice Teacher Institute (PTI) is a budding learning community designed to provide mentoring and support for senior elementary education undergraduate candidates. This program is an effective paradigm for mentoring and inducting new teachers into the profession. PTI is a two-semester program. The first semester is restricted to candidates…
Descriptors: Mentors, Theory Practice Relationship, Elementary Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Roby, Douglas E. – College Student Journal, 2009
Teachers enrolled in graduate level coursework at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio were surveyed as to their perception of the extent of faculty involvement and professional contribution in their school. Teachers and educators that were administrators were the focus of the study. Professional contribution levels were defined for the…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Leadership Styles, Teachers, Leadership
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Okecha, Rita Ebelle – College Student Journal, 2008
Grassroots education is imperative if economic development is to be actualized. Therefore, it becomes necessary to study the primary school teachers' perception of the Universal Basic Education (UBE). This study attempted to find out the primary school teachers' perception of the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme and their perceived…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Access to Education, Equal Education
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Tsao, Yea-Ling – College Student Journal, 2005
The purpose of this study was to explore cognitive process used by selected preservice elementary teachers on basic types of problems involving number sense. The sample was selected from students in six intact entry-level mathematics sections of a course populated by preservice elementary school teachers. In the beginning of the semester, the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Numeracy, Cognitive Processes
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Burke, Karen – College Student Journal, 2005
Policy makers in states across the country are taking a hard look at prospective teachers and the colleges that train them. Anyone who seeks permanent certification to teach in elementary or secondary schools in most states is now required to achieve a qualifying score on a set of tests administered by the State Teacher Certification Examination…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Certification, Student Teachers, Predictor Variables
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Bennett-Johnson, Earnestine – College Student Journal, 2004
American crime and violence have overflowed onto the college/university campus, and are now affecting senior high, junior high and elementary schools. This research presents suggested causes of school crime and also suggests possible solutions. In most urban environments, crime is a "way of life." When assessing the family incomes of…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, School Safety, Violence, Crime Prevention