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Meric, Odemis; Ilhan, Adilogullari – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
In this research, it is aimed to investigate the effect of 12-week Latin dance training on the self-confidence of university students. This research was conducted with a total of 60 students, including 30 students as control and 30 students as the working group. A 33-item self-confidence scale developed by Akin (2007) was applied to both control…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Self Esteem, College Students, Control Groups
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Belanger, John R. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Team projects can optimize educational resources in a laboratory, but also create the potential for social loafing. Allowing students to choose their own groups could increase their motivation to learn and improve academic performance. To test this hypothesis, final grades and feedback from students were compared for the same course in two…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Assignments, College Seniors, Student Motivation
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Thai, Liong; Yasin, Mohd. Hanafi Mohd – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Deaf students face problems in mastering multiplication facts. This study aims to identify the effectiveness of Magic Finger Teaching Method (MFTM) and students' perception towards MFTM. The research employs a quasi experimental with non-equivalent pre-test and post-test control group design. Pre-test, post-test and questionnaires were used. As…
Descriptors: Deafness, Multiplication, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Günay, Rafet; Aslan, Dolgun – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
This purpose of this study is to determine how the perceptions of teaching personnel members were conceptualized through use of metaphorical images with regard to the multicultural teacher. In this study, a phenomenological design, a type of qualitative research design was used. A total of 323 teaching personnel members employed at 71 educational…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Characteristics
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Türk, Cumhur – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the changes in pre-service Science teachers' astronomy achievement, attitudes towards astronomy and skills for spatial thinking in terms of their years of study. Another purpose of the study was to find out whether there was correlation between pre-service teachers' astronomy achievement, attitudes towards…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Scientific Attitudes
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Klakayan, Jagree; Singseewo, Adisak – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
This research aimed to (1) design a curriculum on Production of Charcoal Briquettes from Agricultural Residues, (2) implement the designed curriculum, and (3) study and compare the learning achievements of Matthayomsuksa 3 students at Samakee Wittaya Municipality School in terms of knowledge, learning skills, and participation in the production of…
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Conservation, Questionnaires, Agriculture
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Bastug, Gulsum; Pala, Adem; Yilmaz, Taner; Duyan, Mehdi; Gunel, Ilker – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Organizational silence can be defined as a way of behaviour belonging to men and women employees in the organization exhibited without reflecting their feelings, ideas, concerns and suggestions related with their workplaces, works for which they are responsible or other activities of the organization. In the period of organizational silence,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Climate, Organizational Culture, Employee Attitudes
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Hassan, Aminuddin; Mokhtar, Norashikin Mohd; Abiddin, Norhasni Zainal – Journal of Education and Learning, 2014
In the philosophical sense, learning should be enjoyable, fun, dynamic and engaging with access of a lot of sources. While philosophical perspective in the context of this writing is regarded as integral to reflecting the quality of learning in connection to the listening process, it is also an inclination of practice with deep understanding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Learning Strategies, Listening
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Butts, Frank; Heidorn, Brent; Mosier, Brian – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to see if there was a significant difference in engagement among undergraduate health and physical education majors when comparing online instruction to traditional lecture format. Method: Participants in this study were 22 undergraduate health and physical education majors enrolled in the summer semester, in…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Health Education
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Yang, Der-Ching; Lai, M. L. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
The key purpose of this study was how we taught the use of benchmark strategy when comparing fraction for fifth-graders in Taiwan. 26 fifth graders from a public elementary in south Taiwan were selected to join this study. Results of this case study showed that students had a much progress on the use of benchmark strategy when comparing fraction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Benchmarking, Teaching Methods
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Damber, Ulla – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
Literacy acquisition by using computers and computer tablets is rapidly gaining ground in Swedish classrooms. This article explores the hypothesis that computer-writing vitalizes the learning of literacy, in comparison with approaches using books and pencils. The results of two separate studies in two different settings where prewriting and…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Skill Development, Hypothesis Testing, Computer Uses in Education
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Chinna, Nsofor Caroline; Dada, Momoh Gabriel – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
The study investigated the effects of developed electronic instructional medium (video DVD instructional package) on students' achievement in Biology. It was guided by two research questions and two hypotheses, using a quasi-experimental, pretest-postest control group design. The sample comprised of 180 senior secondary, year two students from six…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biology, Science Instruction, Science Achievement
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Brown, Carolyn A.; Di Tillio, Caterina – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
While disproportionality in discipline referrals and discipline action has been fairly well established among African American students in the United States, especially males in urban school districts, little research has looked at disproportionality among American Indian and Latino students. This paper uses a large dataset from the State of…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Hispanic American Students, American Indian Students, Discipline
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Fragozo, Carina Silva; Monawar, Mônica Deitos Stedile – Journal of Education and Learning, 2012
This paper aims to diagnose, through a qualitative comparative study, the main differences concerning the teaching of English in Brazilian regular schools when compared to language schools. There has been a growing tendency of students to attend language schools while still having English classes at their regular schools, and this has led to a lot…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Comparative Analysis
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Price, Barbara A.; Randall, Cindy H.; Frederick, Joshua; Gáll, József; Jones, Thomas W. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2012
In recent decades, Hungary and the United States have embraced new philosophies in their approach to teaching mathematics. Hungary's changes were driven by social and economic shifts, the U.S. by the creation of national standards. In both countries, university faculty members complain about students' poor math skills. Professors from three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Mathematics Skills, Comparative Analysis
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