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Khaoula, Elarif; Taoufik, Hassouni; Wahbi, Bouazza El – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
In this article, we present the question of our didactic research on the relative conceptual evolution and transition from high school to university in Morocco. We focused on the difficulties encountered by students in the first year of the Physics Sciences using a questionnaire which aims at evaluating the evolution of the concept of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Higher Education, Student Adjustment, Foreign Countries
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Qin, Lu; Phillips, Glenn Allen – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The 3-year graduation rate is a rarely measured metric in higher education compared to its 4- or 6- year graduation rate counterparts. For the first time in college (FTIC) students to graduate in three years, they must come with certain skills, abilities, plans, supports, or motivations. This project considers two distinct but interrelated ways of…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Time to Degree, College Credits, Grade Point Average
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Mumu, Jeinne; Tanujaya, Benidiktus – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this research was to measure the reasoning skills of mathematics students using a test instrument developed from mathematics routine and non-routine task. The study used research and development method. Development of the instrument and measurement of mathematical reasoning skills using procedure: items preparation (modification…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Kisoglu, Mustafa – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine motivation of science high school students towards learning biology and their attitude towards biology lessons. The sample of the study consists of 564 high school students (308 females, 256 males) studying at two science high schools in Aksaray, Turkey. In the study, the relational scanning method, which is…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Learning Motivation
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Bingöl, Tugba Yilmaz – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
In this study, it was aimed to determine the variables affecting self-efficacy and cyber bullying. The participants of the study were 223 high school students. The data was collected through the use of self-administered questionnaires which were the General Self-efficacy Scale, the Gratitude Scale, the Early Memories of Warmth and Safeness Scale…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Questionnaires
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Uzunöz, Abdulkadir – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to identify the conceptual mistakes frequently encountered in teaching geography such as latitude-parallel concepts, and to prepare conceptual change text based on the Scientific Storyline Method, in order to resolve the identified misconceptions. In this study, the special case method, which is one of the qualitative…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Misconceptions, High School Students, Concept Formation
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Yavich, Roman – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This study continues studies on the concept of leisure as culture dependent -- between tradition and modernity, while focusing on the usage of mobile phone applications and its impact on teaching and learning within a unique population. The study examined the association between having NetSpark on one's Smartphone and utilization of spare time…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Technology Uses in Education
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Mustafa, Semsia Al-Ali; Sellami, Abdel Latif; Elmaghraby, Engi Assaad Ahmed; Al-Qassass, Haneen Basheer – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This paper investigates various predictors of high school students' college and university choice decisions in Qatar. Based on a 2015 survey of 1,427 participants, this study utilized exploratory factor analysis to identify variables that affect student choice of higher educational institutions (HEI). Three factors were extracted from the…
Descriptors: College Choice, Colleges, Universities, High School Students
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Yavich, Roman – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Studying mathematics is an essential condition for acquiring an education in most fields such as all exact sciences, financial sphere, programming, etc. It enables students to choose from among a large variety of professions with significantly high chances of academic admission, mainly in fields such as engineering, natural sciences, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, Self Efficacy, Mathematics Education
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Altin, Mehmet – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
It was aimed in this study to reveal and compare strategies of students of three types of high schools to cope with stress through leisure time. The research population consisted of high school students in Konya province, Turkey. The sample consisted of 280 male and 224 female vocational high school, Anatolian high school and sports high school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Coping, Stress Management
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Hadi, Rizali; Supriyanto; Hasanah, Mahmudah – International Journal of Higher Education, 2017
This study aims to describe the learning medium of economic education at senior High School in Banjarmasin with media based on local wisdom. This research uses qualitative method as developed by Miles & Huberman, starting from data collection, data reduction data display, and then made conclusion. Data were collected in the order of Basic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Economics Education, Educational Media
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Ardan, Andam S. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
The purposes of this study were (1) to describe the biology learning such as lesson plans, teaching materials, media and worksheets for the tenth grade of High School on the topic of Biodiversity and Basic Classification, Ecosystems and Environment Issues based on local wisdom of Timorese; (2) to analyze the improvement of the environmental…
Descriptors: Biology, Biodiversity, Science Instruction, Material Development
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Kivunja, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
Put simply, "Teaching our students so that they become well-equipped with the 21st century skills is the new learning paradigm" (Kivunja, 2014b, p. 85). These skills fall into four domains which the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) identify as the Traditional Core Skills, the Learning and Innovation Skills, the Career and Life…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Skills, Media Literacy, Computer Literacy
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Islam, M. Mazharul; Al-Ghassani, Asma – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The objective of this study was to evaluate the performance of students of college of Science of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Calculus I course, and examine the predictive validity of student's high school performance and gender for Calculus I success. The data for the study was extracted from students' database maintained by the Deanship of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Calculus, College Mathematics, Mathematics Achievement
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Oh, Youn Joo; Jia, Yueming; Sibuma, Bernadette; Lorentson, Mhora; LaBanca, Frank – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
The STEM College-Going Expectancy Scale (STEM CGES) was developed and validated in two studies conducted during 2010 and 2011. The STEM CGES is a self-report instrument measuring college-going expectancy, specifically for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) domains. In Study 1, 95 students in an urban high school completed an…
Descriptors: High School Students, Measures (Individuals), STEM Education, Factor Analysis