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Day, Indira N. Z.; van Blankenstein, F. M.; Westenberg, P. Michiel; Admiraal, W. F. – Educational Studies, 2018
Universities introduce intermediate assessment because it is understood to have positive effects on student behaviour and achievement. Yet, how intermediate assessment is perceived might be conditional for its success. The current study investigates both teachers' and students' perceptions of intermediate assessment. Teachers and students were…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Schuitema, Jaap; Radstake, Hester; van de Pol, Janneke; Veugelers, Wiel – Educational Studies, 2018
Classroom discussion is frequently proposes as an essential part of democratic citizenship education. Literature, however, pays little attention to what kind of discussion is most effective and how teachers can facilitate a discussion. This study aims to contribute to the development of a framework for analysing the characteristics of classroom…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Democracy, Citizenship Education
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Hargreaves, Eleanore; Elhawary, Dalia; Mahgoub, Mohamed – Educational Studies, 2018
This paper makes a sociological exploration of the enforcement of strong boundaries between "pure" (disciplinary) and "applied" (common-sense) knowledge in primary school English classrooms. This article is innovative in its focus on how pupils describe and evaluate their own experiences. It addressed the research question:…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Van Gasse, Roos; Vanhoof, Jan; Van Petegem, Peter – Educational Studies, 2018
The contribution of data use in schools has been proven via visible changes in policy and practice in schools (instrumental effects), changes in practitioners learning or cognition (conceptual effects) and changes in opinions or attitudes regarding teaching or policy-making (symbolic effects). Nevertheless, limited research is available on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Carpenter, Thomas P.; Kirk, Roger E. – Educational Studies, 2017
Statistics is an important subject in psychology and social science education. However, inadequate mathematical skills can pose a barrier to learning statistics. Some educators have suggested that students' math skills are declining. The present research examined trends in the math skills of psychology undergraduates across 21 years. Students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Majors (Students), Mathematics Skills
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Mahajna, Sami – Educational Studies, 2017
This study examines the relation between perceived career barriers, future orientation and career decisions among young Palestinian-Israeli youth. The study employs a theoretical model that links perceived career barriers and career decisions via variables of future orientation. Three hundred eighty-eight young Palestinian-Israeli women (73.20%)…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Family Problems, Ethnic Groups, Social Discrimination
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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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Jin, Jun – Educational Studies, 2017
Problem-based learning (PBL) has been increasingly employed as a teaching and learning approach in many disciplines in higher education. In English medium of instruction (EMI) universities in Asia, PBL can further enhance knowledge construction as well as development of disciplinary language and communicative skills. It is necessary to explore how…
Descriptors: Interaction, Student Empowerment, Problem Based Learning, Small Group Instruction
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Human-Vogel, Salomé; Morkel, Jorina – Educational Studies, 2017
In the present study, we examine the personal belief in a just world (PBJW) for teachers and learners in predominantly Afrikaans-speaking South African schools, and the relationship between teachers' PBJW and their perception of problem behaviour in the classroom. The study is informed by national debates of school violence in South African…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Grade 4
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Ozturk, Nesrin – Educational Studies, 2017
For successful reading experiences in native and/or foreign/second language, individuals need to benefit from not only cognitive strategies but also metacognitive strategies. Although research found reading comprehension and performance increase following metacognitive trainings, such findings may not transfer into mainstream classrooms as easily…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Comprehension
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Neuman, Ari; Guterman, Oz – Educational Studies, 2017
This article examines the educational objectives of parents who homeschool (or practice home education) in terms of the widely accepted division of primary educational objectives, namely, socialisation, acculturation, and individualization. Using qualitative methodology and in-depth interviews, 30 homeschooling mothers were interviewed about their…
Descriptors: Socialization, Acculturation, Home Schooling, Educational Objectives
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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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Vesterinen, Olli; Kangas, Marjaana; Krokfors, Leena; Kopisto, Kaisa; Salo, Laura – Educational Studies, 2017
Teachers cross boundaries when they collaborate with out-of-school partners to provide more authentic learning experiences for students. Using the framework of boundary crossing, the study draws on interview data from schools and their out-of-school partners to examine the research question of how the research participants viewed the beginning of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interprofessional Relationship, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Attitudes
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Liu, Shuiyun; Liu, Fuxing; Yu, Yafeng – Educational Studies, 2017
This paper focuses on the education of migrant children in Beijing. As of the late 1990s, the Chinese Government has developed several policies to address educational issues among migrant children. The present study analyses data from interviews with key education personnel in Beijing to explore the outcomes of the implementation of such migrant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Access to Education, Educational Policy
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Soysal, Y.; Radmard, S. – Educational Studies, 2017
This study explored Turkish teachers' attributional reasoning regarding the barriers they face when they attempted to undertake learner-centred teaching, which is a core requirement of educational reform-based initiations in Turkey. To achieve this aim, a naturalistic inquiry was conducted in order to capture the clarifications of the barriers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Student Centered Learning, Teaching Methods
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