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Dieumegard, Gilles; de Vries, Erica; Perrin, Nicolas – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2021
This paper aims at examining the use of a theoretical and methodological framework originating in ergonomics, the 'course-of-action method', in the study of individual learning processes in naturally occurring situations. This framework investigates the course of lived experience of each individual. Thus, in addition, to her/his thinking, it…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Human Factors Engineering, Guidelines, Video Technology
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Sakata, Nozomi; Oketch, Moses; Candappa, Mano – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2021
This paper offers a critical analysis of the Comparative Case Study (CCS). While CCS provides a holistic methodological framework for case-based research, it is not free from drawbacks. One criticism the approach may receive, ironically, is the lack of criticism it encounters. Another critique can include its naming, as the name 'comparative case…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Mixed Methods Research, Comparative Analysis, Qualitative Research
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Kyriakides, Leonidas; Charalambous, Evi – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2020
This paper refers to whole school interventions aiming to promote student learning outcomes through improving the functioning of school factors. Evaluation studies of these interventions mainly measure their impact on student learning outcomes. This paper argues for the importance of studying the mechanisms of whole school interventions through…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Structural Equation Models, Intervention, Educational Improvement
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Malmberg, Lars-Erik – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2020
With a growing interest in research on educational processes, there is a need to overview suitable latent variable models for students' learning experiences in real-time. This tutorial provides an introduction to intraindividual (multilevel) structural equation models (ISEM) for the analysis of process data (e.g. intensive longitudinal,…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Learning Experience, Educational Research, Personal Autonomy
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Lam, Ho Cheong – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Phenomenography is internationally well-known for its use in studying learning and teaching in educational settings. This paper begins with the discussion of two approaches reported in the literature to study classroom teaching in the phenomenography tradition. The paper goes on to put forward a third approach that is in essence to return to the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Learning Processes, Chinese
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Heyvaert, Mieke; Deleye, Maarten; Saenen, Lore; Van Dooren, Wim; Onghena, Patrick – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
When studying a complex research phenomenon, a mixed methods design allows to answer a broader set of research questions and to tap into different aspects of this phenomenon, compared to a monomethod design. This paper reports on how a sequential equal status design (QUAN ? QUAL) was used to examine students' reasoning processes when solving…
Descriptors: High School Students, Problem Solving, Probability, Mixed Methods Research
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Kim, Sunha; Chang, Mido; Park, Jeehyun – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Survival analysis is an advanced statistical method to investigate the occurrence and the timing of an important event such as school access, dropout, and graduation in a longitudinal framework. The aim of our study is to provide practical guidelines for empirical researchers in choosing an appropriate survival analysis model. For this goal, this…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Longitudinal Studies, Access to Education, English Language Learners
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Ng, Betsy; Wang, C. K. John; Liu, W. C. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
The motivated strategies for learning questionnaire (MSLQ) is widely used as a self-report instrument to assess students' motivation and self-regulation. This study utilized the MSLQ Junior High to examine the motivational beliefs and self-regulation of secondary school students (Grades 8 and 9) from Singapore. The instrument was slightly modified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies, Factor Analysis, Questionnaires
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Kaspersen, Eivind; Pepin, Birgit; Sikko, Svein Arne – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
Several attempts have been made to measure and categorize beliefs and practices of mathematics teachers [Swan, M. 2006. "Designing and Using Research Instruments to Describe the Beliefs and Practices of Mathematics Teachers." "Research in Education" 75 (1): 58-70]. One of the reasons for measuring both beliefs and practices is…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teachers, Beliefs, Mathematics Instruction
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Hordósy, Rita – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2017
This paper analyses how three European countries produce and use data within a specific educational policy field, that of school leaving and graduation. It compares how stakeholders in England, Finland and the Netherlands know what happens to the leavers from schools and universities. Through gathering evidence about the methodological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stakeholders, Information Systems, Data
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Bai, Haiyan; Sivo, Stephen A.; Pan, Wei; Fan, Xitao – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2016
Among the commonly used resampling methods of dealing with small-sample problems, the bootstrap enjoys the widest applications because it often outperforms its counterparts. However, the bootstrap still has limitations when its operations are contemplated. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to examine an alternative, new resampling method…
Descriptors: Sampling, Structural Equation Models, Statistical Inference, Comparative Analysis
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Spybrook, Jessaca; Shi, Ran; Kelcey, Benjamin – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2016
This article examines the statistical precision of cluster randomized trials (CRTs) funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Specifically, it compares the total number of clusters randomized and the minimum detectable effect size (MDES) of two sets of studies, those funded in the early years of IES (2002-2004) and those funded in the…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Federal Aid, Public Agencies, Comparative Analysis
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Higgins, Steve; Katsipataki, Maria – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2016
This article reviews some of the strengths and limitations of the comparative use of meta-analysis findings, using examples from the Sutton Trust-Education Endowment Foundation Teaching and Learning "Toolkit" which summarizes a range of educational approaches to improve pupil attainment in schools. This comparative use of quantitative…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Educational Research, Comparative Analysis, Evidence Based Practice
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Hammes, Patricia Simone; Bigras, Marc; Crepaldi, Maria Aparecida – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2016
We tested the criterion-related validity and potential bias of two measures of pupils' academic achievement: the Teacher Rating Scale (TRS) and the Mathematics and Literacy Achievement Tests (MLTs). These measures are representative of assessment methods largely used in the elementary school. The aims were: (1) to verify the extent to which TRS…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Validity, Bias
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Watson, Jo; Grenfell, Michael – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2016
The article reports on a study of methodological innovation involving occupational therapy (OT) students in higher education (HE). It is based on an original project which examined the experiences and outcomes of non-traditional entrants to pre-registration OT education. A feature of the original project was the application of the epistemological…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Occupations Education, Nontraditional Students, Higher Education
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