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Alegre, Francisco; Moliner, Lidón; Maroto, Ana; Lorenzo-Valentin, Gil – SAGE Open, 2020
Peer tutoring in Mathematics has reported academic benefits across many educational levels, from Preschool to Higher Education. However, recent literature reviews and meta-analysis state that students experience higher gains in Primary or Elementary Education (ages 7-12 years) than in secondary education or middle school and high school (ages…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Peer Teaching, Program Effectiveness, Mathematics Achievement
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Alali, Reem Abdulaziz – SAGE Open, 2020
This study aimed to measure the effectiveness of a proposed program in developing practices and modifying beliefs of practitioner teachers about the flipped classroom. To this end, the author followed a true experimental design, wherein the experimental group received training through the proposed program, whereas the control group received none,…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Blended Learning, Beliefs, Attitude Change
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Aasheim, Merete; Fossum, Sturla; Reedtz, Charlotte; Handegård, Bjørn Helge; Martinussen, Monica – SAGE Open, 2020
In the present study, the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management (IY TCM) program was implemented as a universal preventive intervention in a regular, lower primary school setting. Outcomes for teacher's behavior management practice, problem behavior in the classroom and the school environment, teacher self- and collective efficacy, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior
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Tong, Fuhui; Wang, Zhuoying; Min, Yue; Tang, Shifang – SAGE Open, 2020
In this three-phase, systematic review, we comprehensively synthesize research on bilingual education in higher education institutions over a 19-year period, starting from the initiation of this top-down educational provision across mainland China. In this context, although English has no official status, it is highly regarded and widely used as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends
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Wang, Chih-Chiang; Lo, Chia-Lun; Hsu, Ming-Ching; Tsai, Chih-Yung; Tsai, Chun-Ming – SAGE Open, 2020
Mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous methodologies and tools, providing application for learning and teaching field. On the basis of the widespread use of wireless devices and mobile computing technology, this study proposes a context-aware plant ecology learning system (CAPELS) based on context-aware technology; adapting deep neural networks…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Teaching Methods, Plants (Botany)
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Chen, Yi-Mei – SAGE Open, 2020
Communicative approaches have been a dominant paradigm in foreign/second language teaching since the 1980s. However, they are not widely accepted by teachers in many English as a Foreign Language (EFL) contexts. The current study adopted an action research approach to study classroom practice in a Taiwanese EFL secondary school, to identify and…
Descriptors: Action Research, English (Second Language), English Teachers, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Przymuszala, Piotr; Piotrowska, Katarzyna; Lipski, Dawid; Marciniak, Ryszard; Cerbin-Koczorowska, Magdalena – SAGE Open, 2020
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are commonly used for assessing students, but medical teachers may lack training in writing them. MCQs often have imperfections called item-writing flaws (IWFs) that can affect students' results and impede objective evaluation of their knowledge. This study aimed to evaluate a guideline-based faculty development…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Test Construction, Multiple Choice Tests, Faculty Development
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Kim, Gayoung; Kim, Dohyeon; Lee, Woo Jin; Joung, Sunyoung – SAGE Open, 2020
Recent years have witnessed the worldwide growth of entrepreneurship education (EE) as entrepreneurship is regarded as the key driver of innovation and economic growth. Most extant studies on EE have focused on its impact on entrepreneurial intentions. However, the application of the same EE measurements for both adults and adolescents has long…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Youth Programs, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Pinar, Gul; Pinar, Tevfik – SAGE Open, 2020
This study was conducted to assess the impact of health belief model based educational intervention on knowledge, health beliefs, preventive behaviors, and biochemical levels of women about osteoporosis. The study was design as a population-based and randomized experimental study by pretest and posttest design between July 2014 and July 2015. The…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Females, Adults
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Kwan, Matthew Y. W.; Graham, Jeffrey D.; Bedard, Chloe; Bremer, Emily; Healey, Cierra; Cairney, John – SAGE Open, 2019
The transition into university is often considered the first major life transition and is associated with significant declines in physical activity (PA). It remains, however, unclear how to best prevent or attenuate these declines. The concept of physical literacy (PL) and the enhancement of PL may hold some promise, as it is considered…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Physical Activity Level, Intervention, Physical Education
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Arshad, Kamaruddin; Lean, Qi Ying; Ming, Long Chiau; Mahalingam, Sundara Rajan; Tiong, Chua Say; Abdullah, Amir Heberd; Shafie, Farah Ayuni – SAGE Open, 2018
Environmental health (EH) is the study of environment and environmental factors affecting the health of human. Identifying the most relevant and up-to-date and updated teaching topics of EH programs is vital to ensure competent practitioners are nurtured. Thus, this study aimed to attain the view of current content of EH programs for EH…
Descriptors: Environment, Public Health, Health Conditions, Environmental Influences
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Adu-Yeboah, Christine; Kwaah, Christopher Yaw – SAGE Open, 2018
This study sought to understand the process of providing on-campus practical experience to teacher trainees in preparation for practicum in basic schools, and how the trainees perceive these. It used the mixed method approach to obtain data from three purposively sampled colleges of education in the Central Region of Ghana. Questionnaires were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Experiential Learning, Student Attitudes
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Lynch, Siobhán; Gander, Marie-Louise; Nahar, Ananda; Kohls, Niko; Walach, Harald – SAGE Open, 2018
The benefits of mindfulness for a variety of clinical and nonclinical populations are well established and there is growing interest in the potential of mindfulness in higher education. This article reports on the results from a randomized wait-list controlled study of Mindfulness-Based Coping With University Life (MBCUL), an adaption of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Coping, Randomized Controlled Trials, Higher Education
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Moeder-Chandler, Markus – SAGE Open, 2018
In the fall of 2013, Fountain-Fort Carson High School implemented a new "Advisory Period" for all students at all grade levels. Incoming ninth-grade students were randomly assigned a faculty advisor and stayed with the advisor over the course of their 4 years of high school. School counselors wrote the Advisory programming which included…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, High School Students, Faculty Advisers
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Warne, Russell T. – SAGE Open, 2017
With more than 3 million participants per year, the Advanced Placement (AP) program is one of the most popular programs in the United States for exposing high-achieving high school students to advanced academic content. Sponsored by the College Board, the AP program provides a framework in which high school teachers can teach introductory…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Program Effectiveness, High School Students, College Credits
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