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Morales, Erik E. – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
This case study documents a university and secondary school partnership designed to improve classroom management and student time on task at an urban charter high school. The initiative utilized the expertise and knowledge of college of education faculty to identify and ameliorate the high school's observed barriers to students' time on task, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Urban Schools
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Alazzi, Khaled – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
Using a mixed methods approach, this study was conducted in Jordanian schools to determine the perceptions of seventh- and eleventh-grade students toward citizenship. Specifically, the study determined what students believe are the attributes of a good citizen, what activities they participate in that are related to good citizenship, and what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Service Learning, Citizenship Education
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Grünke, Matthias; Leidig, Tatjana – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
This single-case study tested a peer tutoring model using a visualizing strategy (story mapping) to teach struggling students better text comprehension. Three teams each consisting of a tutor and a tutee attending a fourth-grade general education classroom participated in the experiment. A short series of observations was carried out before and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Case Studies, Reading Strategies, Reading Instruction
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Mazidi, Mohammad; Khoshbakht, Friba; Mahboobe, Alborzi – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between certain demographic factors and elementary school teachers' burnout. The sample consisted of 144 elementary school teachers (98 male and 76 women) selected through cluster random sampling. Data were collected by: (1) Personal Information Form developed by the researchers, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Demography, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Burnout
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Genç, Gülten – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The aim of this study was to describe EFL learners' critical thinking levels and to examine the relationship between participants' critical thinking levels and selected variables such as gender, academic achievement in EFL, subject area, and self-reported reading. The overall design of the study was based on the quantitative research method. Data…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Reading Habits, Critical Thinking, Gender Differences
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Neyen, Julia; Volpe, Carolyn Ann; Selby, Edwin C.; Houtz, John C. – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
Two independent studies were conducted to examine the relationship of problem solving styles to parenting styles. Both studies used VIEW: An Assessment of Problem Solving Style and the Parental Authority Questionnaire (PAQ). Study 1 included 173 adults recruited using Mechanical Turk and Study 2 included 131 adults recruited using Qualtrics. Data…
Descriptors: Correlation, Problem Solving, Parenting Styles, Questionnaires
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Gökkurt, Burçin; Erdem, Emrullah; Basibüyük, Kani; Sahin, Ömer; Soylu, Yasin – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The aim of this study was to examine the mistakes made by freshman students of science teaching during the process of proving and the reasons for these mistakes. To this aim, the study, which was conducted via the case study method, was performed with 52 freshman students who were studying at the department of science teaching in a state…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Error Patterns, College Freshmen, Case Studies
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Beck, Dennis; Maranto, Robert; Tuchman, Sivan – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
Research indicates that traditional public schools are less effective in serving Latino students. Yet Latino students, but not their parents, exhibit greater school satisfaction than do their counterparts. The purpose of this study was to examine Latino student and parent satisfaction with their cyber school and prior traditional public school…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, Student Satisfaction, Parent Attitudes
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Atiles, Julia T.; Gresham, Talley M.; Washburn, Isaac – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine whether teachers' sense of efficacy influences their attitude towards the use of physical punishment in schools. There were two groups of participants in the study: pre-service and in-service early childhood teachers. The sample was made up of 78 in-service teachers from two different school districts and…
Descriptors: Values, Beliefs, School Culture, Teacher Response
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Atiles, Julia T.; Oliver, Mallory I.; Brosi, Matthew – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
Teachers are well-positioned to play a critical role in fostering resiliency in children of divorce and to assist in reducing the risk for adjustment problems. The purpose of this study was to determine whether preservice early childhood teachers have the awareness of the stress responses and effects of parental divorce on their students. Early…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Familiarity, Divorce, Self Efficacy
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Ellili-Cherif, Maha – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The purpose of this research was to investigate female Arab college students' use of and perceptions about social networking sites (SNSs) as an English language learning environment. A mixed methods approach was adopted for data collection and analysis. First, a questionnaire was used to explore the extent to which participants (n = 182) were…
Descriptors: Females, Arabs, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Williams, Daphne E.; Siwatu, Mxolisi S. B. – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
Developmental education programs and services have long provided underprepared and unprepared postsecondary students with the academic tools and life-management skills necessary to successfully complete collegelevel coursework. Legislation and policy changes, including implementing statewide minimum admissions requirements and restricting…
Descriptors: Algebra, Developmental Programs, Remedial Programs, Remedial Mathematics
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Ellingsen, Ryleigh; Clinton, Elias – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
This manuscript reviews the empirical literature of the TouchMath© instructional program. The TouchMath© program is a commercial mathematics series that uses a dot notation system to provide multisensory instruction of computation skills. Using the program, students are taught to solve computational tasks in a multisensory manner that does not…
Descriptors: Disabilities, At Risk Students, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction
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Sarkar, Jyotirmoy; Rashid, Mamunur – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The standard deviation (SD) of a random sample is defined as the square-root of the sample variance, which is the "mean" squared deviation of the sample observations from the sample mean. Here, we interpret the sample SD as the square-root of twice the mean square of all pairwise half deviations between any two sample observations. This…
Descriptors: Sample Size, Sampling, Visualization, Geometric Concepts
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Marchetti, Ryan; Wilson, Randal H.; Dunham, Mardis – Educational Research Quarterly, 2016
This study compared the employment, extracurricular participation, and family structure status of students from low socioeconomic families that achieved state-approved benchmarks on ACT reading and mathematics tests to those that did not achieve the benchmarks. Free and reduced lunch eligibility was used to determine SES. Participants included 211…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Extracurricular Activities, At Risk Students, Low Income Students
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