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Tong, Fuhui; Guo, Haitao; Wang, Zhuoying; Min, Yue; Guo, Wenhong; Yoon, Myeongsun – Educational Studies, 2020
This study investigated the psychometric properties of an adapted Chinese version of Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ) using exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory factor analysis. Data were collected from 611 college students from two Chinese universities on the scales of Motivation and Learning Strategies. Results…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Psychometrics
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Goh, Pauline Swee Choo; Canrinus, Esther T.; Wong, Kung Teck – Educational Studies, 2020
While different countries have inherited different methods of teacher preparation, all countries aim for coherent programs, i.e. university-based courses are aligned with classroom practice. Yet, most published empirical research is based on data from western countries and focuses on a single feature of coherence (e.g., coherence between campus…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators
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Charalampous, Kyriakos; Kokkinos, Constantinos M. – Educational Studies, 2018
Previous studies have offered indications that the way pre-adolescents (fifth and sixth graders) structure their perceptions of their teacher's interaction in terms of Agency and Communion differs from adolescents. The purpose of this study was to delineate previous findings by thoroughly examining the structure of pre-adolescents' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Student Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship
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Ülkü, M. Ali; Karkowski, Andrea M.; Lahm, Terry D. – Educational Studies, 2018
Undergraduate Research (UR) provides deeper experiential learning opportunities for students while increasing their self-efficacy, academic success and motivation to pursue graduate studies. Many real-world problems require an integrated solution and collaboration across different disciplines; therefore, it is important that students develop…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Teacher Student Relationship
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Zong, Xiaoli; Zhang, Lifan; Yao, Meilin – Educational Studies, 2018
Past research has revealed direct effects of parental involvement and parenting style on children's achievement goals separately, however, it is necessary to investigate the interactive mechanism in an integrated way. This study examined the relations between children's perception of different dimensions of parental involvement (i.e. home-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Elementary School Students, Parenting Styles
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Kerawalla, Lucinda; Messer, David J. – Educational Studies, 2018
Several arguments have been put forward about the benefits of young people carrying out their own social science research in terms of empowering their voices and their participation. Much less attention has been paid to investigating the understandings young people develop about the research process itself. Seven twelve-year olds carried out…
Descriptors: Clubs, After School Programs, Preadolescents, Social Science Research
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Kozmus, A.; Pšunder, M. – Educational Studies, 2018
Bullying and violence pose widespread problems for contemporary society. In this paper, special attention is given to violence against pupils with SN. The empirical research analyses perceptions of peer violence according to differing roles in relation to violent acts (observer, victim and perpetrator) among pupils with and without SN, regarding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Violence, Special Needs Students
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Herman, Emilia; Stefanescu, Daniela – Educational Studies, 2017
This paper approaches the issue of higher entrepreneurship education in motivating young people to start their own business as a viable alternative to the successful integration of university graduates on the labour market. The fundamental question of this research is if, currently, entrepreneurship education influences students' entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Stimulation, Entrepreneurship, Engineering
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Li, Hui-Chuan; Tsai, Tsung-Lung – Educational Studies, 2017
Research on problem-based learning (PBL) has tended to focus on the graduate level of education, paying less attention to the primary school level and to what is involved for students during the implementation of PBL. In this paper we take a step towards addressing this need for research by reporting findings from a descriptive, explanatory case…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students
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Uiterwijk-Luijk, Lisette; Krüger, Meta; Zijlstra, Bonne; Volman, Monique – Educational Studies, 2017
Inquiry-based working by teachers includes working with an inquiry habit of mind, being data literate, contributing to a culture of inquiry at the school level, and creating a culture of inquiry at the classroom level. Inquiry-based working has been found to contribute to educational improvements and the professionalisation of teachers. This study…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Active Learning, Inquiry, Primary Education
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Larsen, C.; Walsh, C.; Almond, N.; Myers, C. – Educational Studies, 2017
The benefits attributed to field trips by science educators are: social development; observation and perception skills; giving meaning to learning; providing first-hand experience and stimulating interest and motivation. Arguably, the "real value" of field work is attributed by students. In this study, 100 first-year students took part…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Field Trips, Educational Benefits
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Ahmed, Tariq; Chandran, V. G. R.; Klobas, Jane E. – Educational Studies, 2017
Recent research on the benefits of entrepreneurship education has tended to ignore or "control out" possible demographic differences in outcomes for entrepreneurship graduates. This paper examines demographic differences in the perceived benefits of different components of entrepreneurship education programmes (EEPs), entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Gender Differences
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Pereira, Diana; Assunção Flores, Maria; Barros, Alexandra – Educational Studies, 2017
This paper draws upon a broader piece of research on assessment in higher education, particularly focusing on issues regarding the fairness and effectiveness of the assessment methods and their implications for the learning process. The perceptions of undergraduate students are analysed taking into account the effectiveness and fairness of both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Public Colleges, Student Attitudes
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Zamir, Sara – Educational Studies, 2017
The phenomenon of adopting a religious lifestyle is growing worldwide in general and in Israel in particular. In the Israeli context, the transition from a secular lifestyle to a religious one is defined as "repentance". Sociologists define the repentant as someone who has changed his or her beliefs, opinions and behaviours in the…
Descriptors: Religion, Life Style, Foreign Countries, High Schools
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Tan, Cheng Yong; Hew, Khe Foon – Educational Studies, 2017
The present study examined how access to home and school IT resources impacted student mathematics achievement. Data comprised 144,395 secondary school students from 7,308 schools in 22 developed economies who participated in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012. Results of hierarchical linear modelling showed that after…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Achievement
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