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Glerum, Jaap; Loyens, Sofie M. M.; Rikers, Remy M. J. P. – Educational Studies, 2020
Mindset plays a pivotal role in academic achievement. In particular, a growth mindset is related to academic success. This study explored the role of mindset in Secondary Vocational Education and Training (VET). Participants were 1005 VET students attending eight different vocational programmes on three qualification levels in the rural southwest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Beliefs, Intelligence
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Valckx, Jasja; Vanderlinde, R.; Devos, G. – Educational Studies, 2020
Professional learning communities (PLCs) are considered ideal contexts for teachers' professional development and school improvement. Therefore, it is necessary to explore the interplay between PLC characteristics (i.e. collective responsibility, reflective dialogue, and deprivatized practice) in secondary school departments, and understand what…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Departments, Secondary School Teachers, Transformational Leadership
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Schwab, Susanne; Rossmann, Peter – Educational Studies, 2020
The present study focuses on the association between peer integration and the development of depressive symptoms in secondary school students. A sample of 393 7th grade students (194 boys, 199 girls, mean age = 13.38 years, sd = 0.85) was recruited from 25 secondary schools in Austria. Of these students, 34 were diagnosed as having special…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Depression (Psychology), Grade 7
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Wu, Huang; Gao, Xingyuan; Shen, Jianping – Educational Studies, 2020
This study examines the relationship between principals' leadership and student achievement. Based on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015 United States data, a two-level hierarchical linear model (HLM) with students nested within principals and schools was applied. The findings showed (a) that principals' rating of their…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership, Academic Achievement, Statistical Analysis
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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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Denton, David W.; Heiney-Smith, Jill – Educational Studies, 2020
Teacher education programs require effective development for mentors of preservice teachers to increase the likelihood student teaching is reliable and that it produces preferred outcomes. There are few studies, however, that describe development programs for mentors. This study identified characteristics of an effective program for mentors of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Program Effectiveness, Mentors, Preservice Teachers
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Mitchell, Tania D.; Rost-Banik, Colleen – Educational Studies, 2020
Examining alumni perspectives from three multi-term service-learning programs, this study highlights the dimensions of the cohort experience that alumni credit as critical to their learning and development, namely building relationships among diverse perspectives, teaching and learning from one another, and sharing a commitment to social justice.…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Alumni, Communities of Practice, Interpersonal Relationship
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Bakx, Anouke; Van Houtert, Ton; van de Brand, Maartje; Hornstra, Lisette – Educational Studies, 2019
High-ability pupils in primary schools often do not achieve up to their full potential and teachers seem to face difficulties to motivate these pupils. In this study 891 primary school pupils (463 high-ability pupils) were asked about their views on desired characteristics of good teachers by means of an open teacher-spider-questionnaire. The…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Competencies
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Kuvac, Meltem; Koc, Isil – Educational Studies, 2019
This study attempted to investigate the effect of problem-based learning (PBL) on the environmental attitudes of preservice science teachers. In the study, an experimental design was used with a pre-test and post-test control group. In all, 51 junior preservice science teachers participated in the study. The study was carried out over 10 weeks…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Environmental Education, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Tingle, Eric; Corrales, Antonio; Peters, Michelle L. – Educational Studies, 2019
Considering that some university-based principal preparation programmes may not be properly training principals for leadership roles, "grow your own" leadership development programmes have become more popular across the US. This study provides a contribution to previous research in terms of the specific components a district leadership…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Administrator Effectiveness
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Zhang, Haiyan; Yin, Jianjun; Wang, Liusheng – Educational Studies, 2019
This study explored K-3 elementary schools teachers' perceptions towards impacts of Common Core State Standards on early childhood education. A total of 54 teachers completed a questionnaire in which they were asked to rate the 9 questions related to their background, and then the extent to which they agree with 20 statements. The results showed…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Diaconu-Gherasim, Loredana R.; Tepordei, Ana-Maria; Mairean, Cornelia; Rusu, Andrei – Educational Studies, 2019
This study evaluated how gender is related to children's intelligence beliefs, goal orientations and academic achievement and whether there are gender differences in how intelligence beliefs and goal orientations are related to academic achievement. The participants, 362 seventh grade students (55.8% girls; M[subscript age] = 13.20,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Intelligence
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Kuijpers, J. M.; Houtveen, A. A. M.; van de Grift, W. J. C. M. – Educational Studies, 2019
At a time when much attention is being paid to teachers' effectiveness, there is little regard for the effectiveness of their professional support. Although professional development facilitators are frequently involved in school improvement projects, little is known about the interventions they should carry out and the effectiveness of these…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Educational Improvement, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Effectiveness
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Baratta, Alex; Smith, Paul Vincent – Educational Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the ways in which religious students manage the dual identities of student and member of faith. If an "identity clash" occurs, how is it managed? A total of 17 students from a British university were interviewed to investigate the nature of this identity management. The results show that many…
Descriptors: College Students, Self Concept, Identification (Psychology), Role Conflict
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Kopparla, Mahati; Bicer, Ali; Vela, Katherine; Lee, Yujin; Bevan, Danielle; Kwon, Hyunkyung; Caldwell, Cassidy; Capraro, Mary M.; Capraro, Robert M. – Educational Studies, 2019
Problem posing is the act of creating one's own problems, unlike the traditional practice of solving problems posed by others. Problem posing is not a commonly taught topic. Though some students have difficulties acquiring problem-posing skills, the positive effects are far reaching. A quasi-experimental research design was used to determine the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Intervention, Problem Solving, Elementary School Mathematics
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