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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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Al-Houti, Shorouq K.; Aldaihani, Sultan M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Learning idioms is an uphill battle for many language learners. Thus, this quantitative study aims to shed light on English as Foreign Language (EFL) college students' attitudes towards idiom learning. Specifically, the study is interested in revealing their attitudes towards (1) the importance of idiom learning, (2) the difficulties of idiom…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Figurative Language
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Dogan, Pinar Karacan – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of the present study is to examine the relation between social values perceptions and moral maturity levels of folk dancers, and evaluate this relation in terms of some variables. The relational screening model was used in the study. The "Multi-dimensional Social Values Scale," which was developed by Bolat (2013), and the…
Descriptors: Dance, Folk Culture, Statistical Analysis, Correlation
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Huang, Simin; Xu, Peng; Feng, Lie; Lu, Chunting; Yang, Jing – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
History taking is an extremely important skill for medical students to master. In China, medical students usually have opportunities to practise this skill on real patients after they have learned diagnostics and basic relevant theoretical knowledge. Today, however, several factors, such as increased enrolment of medical students and the need to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Role Playing, Observation
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Adair, Desmond; Jaeger, Martin; Price, Owen M. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The use of a portfolio curriculum approach, when teaching a university introductory statistics and probability course to engineering students, is developed and evaluated. The portfolio curriculum approach, so called, as the students need to keep extensive records both as hard copies and digitally of reading materials, interactions with faculty,…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Introductory Courses, Statistics, Probability
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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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Özdenk, Serhat; Karabulut, Ebru Olcay – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
In this study, it was aimed to examine of youth team athletes' social values according to some variables. The study was carried out by screening model and includes in range of 9-17 years 273 youth team athletes who take part in individual and team sports such as Taekwondo, Handball, Badminton, Wrestling, Volleyball and Football. "A Tool for…
Descriptors: Athletes, Team Sports, Social Values, Questionnaires
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Jorgensen, Mary; Budd, Jillian; Fichten, Catherine S.; Nguyen, Mai N.; Havel, Alice – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This study's goal was to compare aspects related to academic persistence of two groups of college students with non-visible disabilities: 110 Canadian two and four-year college students--55 with mental health related disabilities and 55 with Specific Learning Disorder (LD). Results show that students with mental health related disabilities were…
Descriptors: College Students, Learning Disabilities, Academic Persistence, Mental Health
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Yang, Jing; Huang, Si-min; Li, Ze-jian; Feng, Lie; Lu, Chun-ting – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: To develop a novel method for closely and effectively integrating simulation scenarios and clinical practices to improve clinical skills training in the concepts of translational medicine. Methods: Forty-two and 38 third-year medical students in the classes of 2010 and 2009 at Jinan University were selected as an observation group and a…
Descriptors: Simulation, Vignettes, Medical Students, Statistical Analysis
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Belichenko, Margarita – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
During recent years there has been a significant increase in the usage of technological tools in general, and in academic teaching in particular. Many programs have been developed, including online teaching and online courses at educational institutions. In this paper, we discuss the Facebook social network and its use at the University. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Higher Education, 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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Mihara, Kei – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Falling asleep in class is a common phenomenon among students in Japanese universities. There are several possible reasons for this: tiredness from daily routine such as commuting, difficulty concentrating in 90-minute classes, or simply a lack of motivation to study. In the English as a foreign language (EFL) classes, university students are…
Descriptors: Sleep, Student Motivation, Focus Groups, College Students
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Päuler-Kuppinger, Lena; Jucks, Regina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Many debates in higher education center around the role of approaches to teaching (measured with ATI-R) and impact of academic disciplines (soft vs. hard) on teaching practice, e.g. advice giving. An online study with N = 70 academic teachers was conducted and the advice given was content analyzed. Regression analyses showed that academics with a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Regression (Statistics)
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Karaduman, Gülsah Batdal; Cihan, Halime – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The aim of the research is to investigate whether "Teaching Mathematics for the 2nd grade of elementary school in an appropriate way for the theory of multiple intelligences on geometric subjects" has any impact on students' academic achievement or not. The research was an experimental study and it was conducted with the students of the…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Experimental Groups, Elementary School Students, Test Construction
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Lyonga, Ngemunang Agnes Ngale – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This paper examines the use of peer learning in students' success at the Higher Technical Teachers' Training College in Kumba, Cameroon. The study uses a quantitative descriptive data to determine the effectiveness of peer learning amongst students through the impact of study groups and peer tutoring on students' achievement. The study employed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Teacher Education Programs, College Students
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