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Sahin Sarkin, D. Bahar; Gülleroglu, H. Deniz – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
This study contributes to validity studies by determining the cut-off point of an inventory measuring university students' anxiety levels with Angoff, ROC, and Borderline methods and by examining high/low anxiety levels according to these methods point. The study is regarded as a basic research due to the newly-added data in a multi-scoring…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Measures (Individuals), Cutting Scores, Foreign Countries
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An, Guiqing; Wang, Jingying; Yang, Yang; Du, Xin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
There is currently a significant body of research confirming that parental participation in school education has a positive influence on students' academic achievement. However, more research is needed concerning how different styles of parents' participation and parents' demographic characteristics influence academic achievement in STEM subjects,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship
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Aydin, Sinan; Öztürk, Aylin; Büyükköse, Gamze Tuna; Er, Fikret; Sönmez, Harun – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
This study aims to investigate the reasons for learners to drop-out of Open Education System of Anadolu University, Turkey, between 2012-2015. This study uses an exploratory sequential mixed method. The general structure is divided into two phases. In the first phase, the data is collected by semi-structured face-to-face interviews. The results of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropout Attitudes, Dropouts, College Students
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Aydin, Ibrahim Seçkin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
The concept of self-efficacy is built upon the theory of Social Cognitive Learning by Bandura. Based on this theory, one could posit that an individual's belief on his/her self-efficacy at any given subject is of high importance. A body of research shows that people with high self-efficacy levels have higher performance levels. In parallel to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Kartal, Erdogan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
This study is about artificial neural network modeling of the linguistic challenges encountered by students learning Turkish as a foreign language in universities in France. The study was conducted in four universities where Turkish is taught as an optional foreign language. Sixty-six students whose mother tongues were either Arabic or French…
Descriptors: Turkish, French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Peng, Michael Yao-Ping; Zhang, Zhaohua; Ho, Sophia Shi-Huei – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
There are a multitude of factors influencing the learning outcomes of students, with all previous studies basing their conclusions upon predetermined variables according to different theories and exploring the relevance between them. In this study, two important antecedents--the transfer of teachers' knowledge and student orientation--are put…
Descriptors: Correlation, Learning, Outcomes of Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Hadi, Noor Ul; Muhammad, Barudin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
Given the influx of new courses and programmes, an increase in the number of local and international students, as well as an upsurge in the number of universities in Malaysia, higher education has become a significant sector. Therefore, this study seeks to identify the factors affecting postgraduate research students' performance. For this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Academic Achievement, Mentors
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Tekir, Serpil; Akar, Hanife – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
Effective use of instructional materials is stated as an important professional competence that foreign language teachers should have in the policy documents of Turkish Higher Education Council, and in the standards documents of Turkish Ministry of National Education. In spite of this emphasis on the policy and standards, beginning teachers…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Alignment (Education), Teacher Education Curriculum, Educational Policy
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Sorrentino, Anna; Baldry, Anna Costanza; Farrington, David P.; Blaya, Catherine – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
Epidemiological studies on the prevalence of cyberbullying and cybervictimization in different countries, using the same procedure and the same measures, are of relevance in understanding differences in results that are not due to methodological factors. The current study was conducted in 8 European countries (Bulgaria, Cyprus, France, Greece,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Epidemiology, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Sánchez-Rivas, Enrique; Ruiz-Palmero, Julio; Sánchez-Rodríguez, José – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
The type of tests used most by Primary Education teachers in the Spanish education system is traditional examinations, despite not fulfilling the educational qualities that pedagogy and the Spanish law prescribe for assessment processes. In this study, an assessment test has been designed by applying game-design elements to examinations of the…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Natural Sciences, Science Education, Elementary School Science
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Kim, Kyu Tae – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
This study explores the structural relationship among digital literacy, learning strategies, and core competencies among South Korean college students as well as the group differences between these variables depending on individual characteristics. Data analysis was conducted by correlation analysis, independent sample "t"-testing, and…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, College Students, Structural Equation Models, Foreign Countries
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Çirak Kurt, Sevilay; Yildirim, Ibrahim – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to reveal the students' perceptions on blended learning through the Q method. The originality of the research stems from determining whether the students have a general tendency towards the blended learning process and evaluating the whole process through identifying its prominent components. The research data was…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Blended Learning, Q Methodology, Integrated Learning Systems
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Keskin, Özge; Çorlu, M. Spencer; Ayas, Alipasa – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Teachers' further success in and commitment to their profession are shaped by their experiences in the early years of their careers. Being aware of the challenges that novices face would be helpful for teacher-educators in a way that would support pre-service teachers thoroughly. The goal of the current research is to ascertain the perceptions of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Teacher Education Programs
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Yildirim, Halime; Büyüköztürk, Sener – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine whether items from the mathematics section of the 2012 Level Determination Exam indicate item bias according to gender and school type. In particular, the process of item bias has been determined using the Delphi technique and focus group interviews. A two-stage mixed method research has been used for the…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Test Bias, Test Items, Mathematics Education
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Zhang, Xiaodong – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
This study reports how teaching using a systemic functional linguistics (SFL)-based appraisal system impacted English-as- a-foreign-language (EFL) students' reflective practices with text deconstruction and construction. Through qualitative content and discourse analyses of three focal EFL students'reading and writing performance, interviews, and…
Descriptors: Linguistics, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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