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Kato, Daiki; Suzuki, Mikie – Education, 2018
The main purpose of this study is to hypothesize the existence of the general sense of role satisfaction and device a scale to measure it. The participants in study 1 were 1029 Japanese high school students (484 men and 545 women). The result of exploratory factor analysis suggested that the two-factor structure is adequate. One is "social…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Test Construction, Psychometrics, Hypothesis Testing
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Cavaliere, Frank J.; Glasscock, Kip; Sen, Kabir C. – Education, 2014
Globalization has been one of the most important movements in business since the end of World War II. The business education establishment, as represented by the AACSB accreditation agency, has been struggling to get its member schools to properly prepare their graduates for this new global business environment. It has generally been conceded that…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Business Administration Education, Global Approach, English (Second Language)
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House, J. Daniel; Telese, James A. – Education, 2014
There is continuing interest in the identification of student and instructional factors associated with the mathematics achievement of students in Japan. The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) assessments have provided opportunities to examine factors associated with mathematics achievement. The purpose of this study was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Mathematics Achievement, Algebra
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Incekara, Suleyman – Education, 2010
With the maximum use of the technology such as geographic information science (GIS), remote sensing (RS), and global positioning systems (GPSs) in geography courses, along with its integrative perspective on the social and life sciences and an emphasis on student-centered education, problem solving, and sustainable and environmental education,…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Environmental Education, Geography, Foreign Countries
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House, J. Daniel – Education, 2009
Research findings indicate that specific instructional strategies, such as the use of real-world examples and independent learning activities, are positively related to mathematics achievement. This study was designed to investigate relationships between classroom instructional strategies and mathematics achievement of elementary-school students…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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House, J. Daniel – Education, 2008
There is evidence that student beliefs about science and classroom instructional strategies are related to achievement outcomes. This study was designed to examine relationships between student beliefs about science, instructional activities, and science achievement of elementary-school students in Japan. Students included in this analysis were…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Science Achievement, Science Tests, Learning Strategies