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Lei, Simon A. – Education, 2015
Field trips are an important component of upper undergraduate and graduate-level science courses, especially in the fields of biology, geoscience, and environmental science. Field trips can provide a new perspective to a course's content and quality. Science field trips can facilitate active student learning, yet often can be constrained by time,…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Field Trips, Teaching Methods
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Uslu, Salih – Education, 2015
The aim of this study is to examine opinions of teacher candidates who take an education at the department of social studies as a freshman about the expectations on social studies teaching department and the reasons why they prefer this department. This study also examines opinions of teacher candidates about the objectives of social studies…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Social Studies, College Freshmen
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Brown, Michael J.; Tallon, Jennifer – Education, 2015
The purpose of our study was to examine the effects of pre-lecture quizzes in a statistics course. Students (N = 70) from 2 sections of an introductory statistics course served as participants in this study. One section completed pre-lecture quizzes whereas the other section did not. Completing pre-lecture quizzes was associated with improved exam…
Descriptors: Tests, Test Anxiety, Statistics, Correlation
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Ruhupatty, LeRoy; Maguad, Ben A. – Education, 2015
Most critical activities in colleges and universities are driven by financial considerations. It is thus important that revenues are found to support these activities or ways identified to streamline costs. One way to cut cost is to improve the efficiency of schools to address the issue of poor quality. In this paper, the cost of poor quality in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Educational Quality, Cost Effectiveness
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Chiatula, Victoria Oliaku – Education, 2015
This guide outlines teacher preparation, professional association, and Common Core State Standards aligned to an "interdisciplinary collaborative mathematics" approach using Junior Achievement educational programs within a Math Methods course to train pre-service elementary teachers to teach math.
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Cooperative Learning, Standards, Correlation
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Sari, Ihsan – Education, 2015
In recent years, goal orientations have been examined in their relationship with other potential determinants of athletic performance. The relevant research showed that task orientation, compared to ego orientation, is linked to more adaptive outcomes (Behzadi, Hamzei, Nori and Salehian, 2011; Duda and Whitehead, 1998; Roberts, 2001; Biddle, 2001;…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, College Students, Goal Orientation
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Chiatula, Victoria Oliaku – Education, 2015
This primer summarizes interdisciplinary collaborative mathematics as an integrative approach to train pre-service elementary teachers to teach math utilizing Junior Achievement USA (JA) educational programs within an elementary Math Methods course. The primer provides a JA historical background/program overview, summarizes the interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Castro-Atwater, Sheri A.; Huynh Hohnbaum, Anh-Luu – Education, 2015
One of the important tasks of supervisors and educators in the human service fields is to provide their fieldwork students with models of appropriate ethical behavior and decision-making. The ethical training that educators provide to students in the helping professions will greatly influence how prepared students feel to navigate through…
Descriptors: Ethics, School Psychology, Social Work, Allied Health Personnel
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Inal, Sevim – Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to define the self-efficacy perception of Turkish ELT students and examine the relationship between their self-efficacy and such variables as grade level, computer ownership, first time computer use, and frequency of internet and computer use. The participants are 305 Turkish ELT trainees at Dokuz Eylul University,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Burch, Michael J.; Swails, Patricia; Mills, Randy – Education, 2015
The servant leadership model is often touted as the best model for Administrators to use at Christian schools of higher education. Research indicated, however, that a disconnection between how leaders of an organization perceived the strengths and weaknesses of their leadership skills and how followers perceived those skills can be detrimental to…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Leadership Qualities, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
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Arslan, Suna – Education, 2015
This study seeks an answer to the question "Can Creative Drama programs be benefited from in developing the experiences of noticing educational and psychosocial problems and solving them in relation with the teaching profession?." The importance given to Creative Drama method in educational programs increases day by day. Drama education…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Problem Solving, Drama
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Andrews, Amanda; Brown, Jennifer – Education, 2015
Math anxiety is a reoccurring problem for many students, and the effects of this anxiety on college students are increasing. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between pre-enrollment math anxiety, standardized test scores, math placement scores, and academic success during freshman math coursework (i.e., pre-algebra, college…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Anxiety, Standardized Tests, Scores
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Al-Jazi, Aya Bassam; Al-Khamra, Rana – Education, 2015
Goal: The aim of this study was to find the prevalence of speech (articulation, voice, and fluency) disorders among elementary school students from first grade to fourth grade. This research was based on the screening implemented as part of the Madrasati Project, which is designed to serve the school system in Jordan. Method: A sample of 1,231…
Descriptors: Incidence, Speech Impairments, Elementary School Students, Check Lists
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Ainsa, Patricia – Education, 2015
E-texts have become a main venue but research has not provided much guidance for practical adaptation, yet. This research query started in the spring of 2014 when an e-text was adopted for an undergraduate distance learning class. The change created some unexpected influence in the students' experiences. It was necessary to assess their…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Distance Education, Student Characteristics
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Daghistani, Bulquees – Education, 2015
This study aims at examining the level of need for cognition and metacognitive thinking among undergraduate kindergarten female students in Education Faculty at King Sa'ud University in Sa'udi Arabia from their own perceptions. Results showed that the need for the cognition level was moderate, but metacognitive thinking level was high. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Processes, Metacognition, Kindergarten
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