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Kwan, Yee Wan – Learning Environments Research, 2020
The study examined the factor structure, reliability and validity of a Chinese version of the Constructivist Learning Environment Survey (C-CLES), an instrument for assessing students' perceptions of the extent of constructivist approaches prevalent in classrooms. A convenience sample of 967 students in Secondary Three (Grade 9) in Hong Kong…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Constructivism (Learning), Questionnaires, Likert Scales
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Skordi, Panayiotis; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2019
Considerable past classroom learning environment research has focused on the primary and secondary levels of education and the subject areas of science and mathematics. The current study is distinctive in its focus on university business statistics learning environments. For the first time, we validated and applied the widely-used What Is…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Statistics, Classroom Environment, Business Administration Education
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Rogers, Maria A.; Hickey, Andrea Jane; Wiener, Judith; Heath, Nancy; Noble, Rick – Learning Environments Research, 2018
Parental involvement in children's learning has been found to influence academic success. However, very few tools exist for measuring parental involvement, particularly ones that target adolescents' self-report. The present study assessed the factor structure, reliability and convergent validity of a new scale to assess adolescents' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Parent Participation, Adolescents, Factor Structure
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Sivan, Atara; Cohen, Arie; Chan, Dennis W.; Kwan, Yee Wan – Learning Environments Research, 2017
The Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction (QTI) is a teacher--student relationship measure whose underlying two-dimensional structure is represented in a circumplex model with eight sectors. Using Smallest Space Analysis (SSA), this study examined the circumplex structure of the Chinese version of the QTI among a convenience sample of 731…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Teacher Student Relationship, Statistical Analysis
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Elvira, Quincy; Beausaert, Simon; Segers, Mien; Imants, Jeroen; Dankbaar, Ben – Learning Environments Research, 2016
Development of professional expertise is the process of continually transforming the repertoire of knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to solve domain-specific problems which begins in late secondary education and continues during higher education and throughout professional life. One educational goal is to train students to think more like…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Construction, Test Validity, Expertise
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Charalampous, Kyriakos; Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Apota, Ekaterini; Iliadou, Anastasia; Iosifidou, Maria; Moysidou, Sofia; Vriza, Ekaterini – Learning Environments Research, 2016
Attachment theory proposes that early parent-child relationships provide the basis for all future close relationships of the individual, through childhood and adolescence into later life. The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between parental attachment, peer attachment and students' perceptions of their teacher's…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Attachment Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Role
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Aldridge, Jill M.; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2016
The purpose of this study, in part, was to confirm the factor structure of the School-Level Environment Questionnaire, which assesses six school climate factors that can be considered important for improving schools. The study also tested a research model of the relationships between the school climate, teachers' self-efficacy and job…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Environment, Job Satisfaction, Self Efficacy
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Fernández-Pascual, Maria Dolores; Ferrer-Cascales, Rosario; Reig-Ferrer, Abilio; Albaladejo-Blázquez, Natalia; Walker, Scott L. – Learning Environments Research, 2015
The aim of this study was to examine the validity of the Spanish version of the Distance Education Learning Environments Survey (Sp-DELES). This instrument assesses students' perceptions of virtual learning environments using six scales: Instructor Support, Student Interaction and Collaboration, Personal Relevance, Authentic Learning, Active…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Surveys, Distance Education, Virtual Classrooms
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Rusticus, Shayna; Worthington, Anne; Wilson, Derek; Joughin, Karen – Learning Environments Research, 2014
The Medical School Learning Environment Survey (MSLES) was used with a sample of 311 undergraduate medical students in British Columbia, Canada, to assess the seven scales of Medical Breadth of Interest, Personal Breadth of Interest, Emotional Climate, Flexibility, Meaningful Learning Experience, Organization, Nurturance and Student-Student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Schools, Educational Environment, Medical Students
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Schultz-Jones, Barbara A.; Ledbetter, Cynthia E. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
As part of a larger study, the How My Library Supports Inquiry and the How My Science Class Supports Inquiry questionnaires were developed for evaluating the extent of inquiry-based teaching in classrooms and school libraries and the effect of this instruction on student literacy and, by extension, the social good. Each has 28 items in seven…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Inquiry, Active Learning, Literacy
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Parpala, Anna; Lindblom-Ylanne, Sari; Komulainen, Erkki; Entwistle, Noel – Learning Environments Research, 2013
The study examined the use of the modified Experiences of Teaching and Learning Questionnaire (ETLQ) in the Finnish context by focusing on its factor structures and comparing them with those for British data. A total of 2,509 Finnish and 2,710 British students completed the questionnaire. The comparison of the factor structures were conducted…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Structural Equation Models, Factor Structure
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Anagun, Sengul S.; Anilan, Huseyin – Learning Environments Research, 2013
The Constructivist Learning Environment Survey is an instrument used for assessing students' and teachers' perceptions of their learning environments. The Teacher Constructivist Learning Environment Survey (TCLES) was created to better enable teachers and researchers to determine teachers' perception of their use of constructivist approaches in…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure
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Adamski, Aurora; Fraser, Barry J.; Peiro, Maria M. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
We investigated relationships between students' perceptions of parental involvement in schooling, their Spanish classroom environment and student outcomes (attitudes and achievement). Modified Spanish versions of the What Is Happening In this Class?, Test of Spanish-Related Attitudes-L[subscript 1], a parental involvement questionnaire and a…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Factor Structure, Hispanic American Students, Correlation
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Ozkok, Alev; Walker, Scott L.; Buyukozturk, Sener – Learning Environments Research, 2009
The primary aim of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of a Turkish version of the Distance Education Learning Environment Survey (DELES) in post-secondary distance education. The second aim was to investigate empirically the conceptualisation of the distance education learning environment as a singular latent construct, within…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Test Validity, Factor Structure, Educational Environment
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Morris, Tracy L.; Lee, Shing-Huei; Barnes, Laura L. B. – Learning Environments Research, 2008
As part of a three-phase study, 18 items were developed to measure aspects of a student's willingness to seek help from and/or work with peers and teachers when studying college mathematics. In the first phase, 24 items were developed and administered to 165 undergraduate college students. During the second phase, 20 items, modified from the first…
Descriptors: College Students, College Mathematics, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis
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