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Andic, Branko; Kadic, Srdan; Grujicic, Rade; Malidžan, Desanka – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This paper provides an overview of the attitudes of students and teachers toward the use of educational games in the teaching process. The study encompassed a didactic experiment, and adopted interviewing techniques and theoretical analysis. Likert distributions of attitudes to particular game types are presented in tables and the arithmetic means…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Hussein, Hinda – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of the study reported in this paper was to examine the effects of reflective journals on students' learning, how they foster students' growth mindset, and the students' own perceptions of the journaling process. To this end, 15 students enrolled in an introduction to nutrition course participated in writing reflective journals about…
Descriptors: Reflection, Journal Writing, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Thompson-Rogers, Kaye; Davis, Dannielle Joy; Davis-Maye, Denise; Turner, Claudine – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The medical profession, as well as allied health careers, in the United States continues to experience a lack of diversity in terms of the number of African Americans practicing in these fields. This work highlights a postsecondary program developed to increase the population of Black physicians and health care workers throughout the nation: the…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Mentors, Content Analysis, Program Evaluation
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Pawilen, Greg Tabios – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This study investigated the home environment of selected Filipino gifted individuals. It aims to answer two research questions: (1) what is the giftedness profile of the selected Filipino gifted?; (2) what types of home environments do Filipino gifted have? This study uses qualitative methods, specifically narrative research strategy, to provide a…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Gifted, Family Programs, Profiles
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Nomnian, Singhanat; Arphattananon, Thithimadee – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This study aims to explore school administrators' insights into the key competencies that play an important role in achieving success in English language teaching and learning at government primary schools in Thailand. The study employed semi-structured interviews with six school administrators, including four principals and two head teachers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Qualifications, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Sokolowski, Andrzej – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The current study provides a meta-analysis of global research on using representations to support the learning of mathematics in Pre-K through Grade 5. A total of 13 primary studies encompassing 1,941 subjects was analyzed. The weighted mean effect size for the 13 studies was reported to be ES = 0.53 (SE = 0.05). A 95% confidence interval around…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation
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Li, Raymond; Wong, Tina – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This study examines the effectiveness of classroom experiments conducted before the relevant theories were taught. The experiments were used to provide students with first-hand experience of decision-making under various rivalry settings and to demonstrate several key predictions of oligopoly models. Statistical methods were used to analyze the…
Descriptors: Educational Experiments, Class Activities, Theory Practice Relationship, Decision Making
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Goradia, Tirtha – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
With the rapid development in information technology and the need to acquire 21st century skills, global trends in higher education are shifting towards using digital pedagogies. In light of this, Koehler and Mishra (2009) developed the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework to integrate technology with teaching. The…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Teacher Competencies, Educational Technology
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Loinaz, Edurne Scott – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The central aim of this study was to investigate how different countries practice social and emotional education (SEE) using a comparative research design to create a cross-cultural conceptual framework. The study used a sequential quantitative-qualitative analysis with a comparative design that included 750 teachers. Cross-cultural differences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Development
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del Rosario, Katherine; Botor, Nephtaly Joel; Padilla, Jewely Jean; Escobin, Aida; Pelegrina, Daisy – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This descriptive associative study focused on work-related factors as determinants of self-efficacy and resilience among 58 purposively-sampled Child Development Workers (CDWs). It specifically aims to profile the CDWs based on various work-related variables, to determine their psychosocial needs, resources, levels of self-efficacy and resilience,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Resilience (Psychology), Correlation
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Cassar, Joanne – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
When romantic encounters come to an end they often evoke a plethora of feelings associated with "breaking up". This article explores this issue in relation to a number of adolescent girls' views on this topic which emerged during focus group discussions about Eminem's song "Foolish Pride." The lyrics of this song convey…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes, Females
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Levent, Faruk; Özdemir, Nehir; Akpolat, Tuba – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between school administrators' power sources and teachers' organizational trust levels according to the teachers' perceptions. The sample of the study, which employed a survey research method, consisted of 401 school teachers, working in both the private and public sectors in Istanbul,…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Trust (Psychology), Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Al Sultan, Adam; Henson, Harvey, Jr.; Fadde, Peter J. – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
Many educators and educational institutions worldwide have agreed that the main goal of science education is to produce a scientifically literate community. Science teachers are key to the achievement of scientific literacy at all levels of education because of the essential role they play in preparing scientifically literate individuals. Studies…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary Education, Scientific Literacy, Self Efficacy
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Hahn, Bryan – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
English language learners seek strong speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills. When it comes to the last it is commonly assumed that if students have many opportunities to hear spoken English then that exposure will improve their ability to comprehend it. Unfortunately, this is often not the case since many second language learners do not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, Listening Skills, Connected Discourse
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Abi-Raad, Maurice – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The higher education experience is a challenge for first-year students. One of the challenges facing a generation of youth is attaining professional skills, academic experience and occupational training. In order to have a clear picture of the challenges involved in first-year experiences it is important to examine elements impacting first-year…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Student Experience, Student Adjustment, Student Centered Learning
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