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Yaz, Ömer Volkan; Kurnaz, Mehmet Altan – SAGE Open, 2020
The purpose of this study is to comparatively investigate the science teaching curricula in Turkey, which have undergone changes four times since the millennium. For this purpose, we carried out a technical and taxonomic examination of the learning outcomes listed in the science curricula that were introduced in 2000, 2005, 2013, and 2017…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Science Instruction, Science Curriculum
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Burgueño, Rafael; Macarro-Moreno, José; Medina-Casaubón, Jesús – SAGE Open, 2020
This research aimed to adapt and psychometrically examine the Multidimensional Perceived Autonomy Support Scale in Physical Education in the Spanish context. The participants were 560 (264 men and 296 women; M[subscript age] = 14.49, SD[subscript age] = 1.05) physical education secondary school students. The results underpinned a 15-item…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Secondary School Students, Personal Autonomy
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Beyazit, Utku; Yurdakul, Yesim; Ayhan, Aynur Bütün – SAGE Open, 2020
The aim of this study was to adapt the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire--Child Form (TEIQue-CF) into Turkish and to examine the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the form. The participants of the study consisted of 208 children between the ages of 8 and 12 who were recruited from a primary and a secondary school in…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Correlation
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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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Tang, Hanwei; Qiu, Chen; Meng, Lingqi; Li, Yujia; Zhang, Jiangkun – SAGE Open, 2020
The present study aimed to investigate factors predicting inquiry-based teaching in science across One Belt One Road countries and regions (OBOR economies). Teacher-level (N = 8,603) and school-level (N = 1,385) data were drawn from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015. Hierarchical linear modeling was adopted for data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Inquiry
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Wong, Simpson W. L.; Lin, Cherry C. Y.; Wong, Isabella S. Y.; Cheung, Anisa – SAGE Open, 2020
Connected speech produced by native speakers poses a challenge to second language learners. Video subtitles have been found to assist the decoding of English connected speech for learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). However, the presence of subtitles may divert the listeners' attention to the visual cues while paying less attention to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Translation, Connected Discourse
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Rassouli, Aman; Osam, Necdet – SAGE Open, 2019
After four decades of anti-intrusion policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) against the English language, the time has come to evaluate their success rates and to study the status of this language in Iran. This study has thus investigated the status of the English language in Iran on two levels: one concerning the state's policies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Government Publications
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Cer, Erkan – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the "knowledge of cognition" and "regulation of cognition," which are processes of the metacognitive strategy for improving learners' writing skills. The working group for the present study, in which a sequential explanatory design was employed, included 44 pupils (21…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Metacognition, Writing Skills, Secondary School Students
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Siddiquah, Aishah – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to identify the effect of different variables on the locus of control of secondary school students. About 520 students participated in the study. Brown Locus of Control Scale (BLOCS) was used to assess the internal, external social, and external other loci of control of students. The t-test and ANOVA were…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Secondary School Students, Gender Differences, Family Income
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Gorard, Stephen; Siddiqui, Nadia – SAGE Open, 2019
This article illustrates the links between different ways of assessing disadvantage at school and subsequent qualification outcomes at age 16 in England. Our previous work has compared variables that represent current or recent snapshots of disadvantage (such as eligibility for free school meals [FSM]) with long-term summary variables and found…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Academic Achievement, Poverty
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Yaacob, Aizan; Shapii, Aspalila; Saad Alobaisy, Ayman; Al-Rahmi, Waleed Mugahed; Al-Dheleai, Yahya M.; Yahaya, Noraffandy; Alamri, Mahdi M. – SAGE Open, 2019
This study is dedicated to the research of vocabulary learning strategies (VLSs) employed by a group of Saudi Arabian learners in an EFL (English as a foreign language) context. The rationale for the study is to clarify a pronounced lack of research on the EFL context in Saudi Schools Abroad (SSA), and a dearth of prior research into VLSs in this…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies, Secondary School Students, English (Second Language)
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Tanyanyiwa, Vincent Itai – SAGE Open, 2019
Indigenous African education grew out of the immediate environment, real or imaginary, where people had knowledge of the environment. Indigenous education inculcated a religious attitude that imbued courtesy, generosity, and honesty. At colonization, Africans were thought of as primitive although they had their own systems, contents, and methods…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Climate, Curriculum Development, Geography Instruction
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Sullivan, Kevin; McConney, Andrew; Perry, Laura B. – SAGE Open, 2018
This study compares rural educational disadvantage across Australia, Canada, and New Zealand using data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Across the three countries, student reading literacy and school learning environments are less positive in rural communities…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Outcomes of Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Cross Cultural Studies
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Asamoah, Edward; Ofori-Dua, Kwadwo; Cudjoe, Ebenezer; Abdullah, Alhassan; Nyarko, Joy Ato – SAGE Open, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the perception of visually impaired students, their peers without disabilities, and teachers about inclusive education, focusing on a second cycle educational institution in the Eastern region of Ghana implementing inclusive education for the visually impaired. In this study, we collected data from 23…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Visual Impairments, Teacher Attitudes
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Moen, Kjersti Mordal; Westlie, Knut; Skille, Eivind Åsrum – SAGE Open, 2018
With a survey of physical education (PE) among a national representative sample of fifth to tenth grade students (N = 3,226) in Norway, we investigated how students experience the changing room situation in relation to PE classes. Most students find the changing room situation unproblematic, while some report problems. A majority (59.6%) of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Recreational Facilities, Student Experience
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