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Ask, Anne Selvik; Valand, Ida Ulrikke; Aarek, Ingebjørg – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
The University of Agder has organized five courses in entrepreneurship (2012-2017) for teachers in primary and secondary school. Emphasis has been on student-active teaching methods, and each participant developed an action plan for entrepreneurship in their schools. The aim of this research was to investigate what happened to the action plans:…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Planning
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Ayanwale, Musa Adekunle; Adeleke, Joshua Oluwatoyin; Mamadelo, Titilayo Iyabode – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
A scoring framework that does not reflect true performance of an examinee would ultimately result in an abnormal score. This study assessed invariance person estimates of 2017 Nigerian National Examinations Council Basic Education Certificate Examination Mathematics Multiple Choice using classical test theory (CTT) and item response theory (IRT)…
Descriptors: Test Theory, Item Response Theory, Scoring, National Competency Tests
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Oladipo, Adenike Julianah; Osokoya, Modupe; Udeani, Uchenna – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2019
In this explorative study, a diagnostic test on diffusion and osmosis (DTDO) was developed and used to assess pre-degree students' conceptual understanding and application of diffusion and osmosis in biology. The 25-item DTDO is a two-tier test--adapted from Odom and Barrow's (1995) Diffusion Osmosis Diagnostic Test (DODT)--developed and validated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Concepts, Biology, Concept Formation
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Ariyo, Simeon O.; Adeleke, Joshua O. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Importance of mathematics in technological development of any nation requires that more attention be given to students with consistent failure in the subject. This study established the effectiveness of an after school programme among low learners in mathematics. Pre- and post-test, control group quasi-experimental design was used for the study.…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Mathematics Achievement, Low Achievement, Grade 10
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Suematsu, Hiroki; Tsujino, Kemma – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
As difficult situations around educational management increase, related research needs to be reflected upon. In this research, the actual nature of the school management process is examined by questioning "How is a headteacher able to impact and effect the school?" and "What kind of relationships are there among various people who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, School Administration, Social Change
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Brodahl, Cornelia; Wathne, Unni – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore in-service teachers' first experiences with imaginary dialogues -- a form of mathematical writing where students are introduced to a written and unfinished dialogue between two imaginary persons discussing a mathematical problem. Students are supposed to continue working with the problem and to…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Persuasive Discourse, Mathematical Logic, Imagination
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Agi, Ugochukwu Kysburn – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Effective administration is a must in the dynamic centres of education: teaching and learning are required to effectively interpret and deploy the nation's education policy and execute curriculum realities that respond to the fatigues of the present and the challenges of the future. The paper, therefore, critically examined the administrative…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Foreign Countries, School Administration, Secondary School Teachers
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Yadav, Renu; Lata, Priti – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Administrative leadership, both within and outside educational contexts, remains a male-centric field. Female leaders often are evaluated based on male leadership characteristics, a practice particularly evident in India's education sector. In India, only 35% of academics are women and even fewer are represented in leadership positions. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Women Administrators, High Schools, Administrator Attitudes
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Osokoya, Modupe M.; Nwazota, Chinwe C. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
The study assessed effects of problem-based learning approach on senior secondary school students' practical skills in chemistry and the role of school type as a moderating variable. A pretest, posttest control group quasiexperimental setting with non-equivalent groups design was adopted. A total of 124 students (54 from coeducational and 70 from…
Descriptors: High School Students, Chemistry, Science Education, Problem Based Learning
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Petersen, Karen Bjerg; Andersen, Frans Ørsted – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Denmark has persistent challenges with an unacceptably large 'residual group' of young people with no upper secondary education. Vocational education and training programs continue to suffer low enrollment and high dropout rates. Far too many ethnic minority boys drop out of school and educational system in Denmark. At the same time, there is a…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Educational Attainment, Vocational Education, Ethnic Groups
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Witsø, Hilde – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Recently, learning management systems have been introduced in the Norwegian school system, including vocational schools. Some vocational teachers have been sceptical about using learning management systems in vocational education and training. This study examined if the vocational teachers' use of a learning management system facilitated the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Integrated Learning Systems, Instructional Effectiveness, Apprenticeships
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Seden, Kinley; Svaricek, Roman – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2018
Giving effective feedback to students has been identified as a key strategy in learning and teaching, but we know little about how effective feedback is comprehended by teachers. Using a range of data sources, this qualitative interpretive study examined how 10 teachers of English as a foreign language from seven lower secondary schools, teaching…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Second Language Learning
Wathne, Unni; Brodahl, Cornelia – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This case-study examined in-service teachers' perceptions of learning by means of online mathematics lessons consisting of a mix of text and video podcasts. The investigation is part of further university education directed at practicing teachers in lower secondary schools. The course was a distant education course, with in-service teachers…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Technology
Agi, Ugochukwu Kysburn – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The challenge of improving secondary education to achieve the goals defined in the National Policy on Education (FRN, 2013) remains a daunting task. This study addressed the role of school development planning as a strategic tool for the improvement of secondary education in Rivers State, Nigeria. Three research questions and three hypotheses were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning
Pepple, Tamunosisi Furo; Ogologo, Gift A. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This study investigated how the Niger Delta crisis affected students' access to educational resources, attitude to schooling, and academic achievement in basic science. An ex post facto design was used for the study. Participants included 400 students and 16 principals from 16 secondary schools drawn from four local government areas of Rivers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Educational Attitudes, Science Achievement
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