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Peralta, Yadira; Moreno, Mario; Harwell, Michael; Guzey, S. Selcen; Moore, Tamara J. – Educational Research Quarterly, 2018
Variance heterogeneity is a common feature of educational data when treatment differences expressed through means are present, and often reflects a treatment by subject interaction with respect to an outcome variable. Identifying variables that account for this interaction can enhance understanding of whom a treatment does and does not benefit in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Engineering, Design
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Rashid, Mamunur; Sarkar, Jyotirmoy – Educational Research Quarterly, 2018
Students in an online statistics course were prone to become increasingly disengaged as the semester progressed. In Spring 2015, we took a proactive measure to retain student engagement by introducing a cyber mentoring session. We describe the framework, operation and effectiveness of cyber mentoring in improving students' learning experience and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Statistics, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Walter, Christel; Walter, Paul – Educational Research Quarterly, 2018
The study explores the influences of critical thinking and interests on students' performance at school. The tested students attended German grammar schools ("Gymnasien"). Separate regression analyses showed the expected moderate positive influences of critical thinking and interests on school performance. But analyzed simultaneously,…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Structural Equation Models
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Dodson, Richard – Educational Research Quarterly, 2018
This research examines how public school principals in seven U.S. states perceive the proficiency exam they must take and pass in order to evaluate their teachers. The test is centered on the states' primary teaching evaluation system, which is based on Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching. An online survey was developed and 832 out of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Principals, Teacher Evaluation, Evaluators
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Kozikoglu, Ishak – Educational Research Quarterly, 2018
Bloom's taxonomy for the classification of the objectives in cognitive domain was developed in mid 1950s and this taxonomy was revised by a group with Anderson and Krathwohl by making some changes and revisions. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the objectives of 8th grade English curriculum and TEOG exam questions (national assessment…
Descriptors: Classification, Taxonomy, Grade 8, English Curriculum
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Buxton, Patricia Smedley – Educational Research Quarterly, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate via a trauma-lens the types of behavioral responses recorded in the IEPs of ED children. The theoretical orientation for the study was based heavily on the framework for school-based psychological evaluations identified by Tishelman, Haney, O'Brien and Blaustein (2010). Using the retrospective record…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Change, Individualized Education Programs
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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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