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Heindl, Manuela – Pedagogical Research, 2018
Although there is evidence of an improvement in students' learning achievements in inquiry-based learning sessions compared to traditional lessons, the influence of technology and its possibilities for poorlyequipped schools, needs to be analysed. The research question was, 'Which effective practices emerge when students use digital, as opposed to…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Elementary School Students, Technology Uses in Education
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Mwangi, Esther Wanjiru; Ndung'u, Catherine; Gachahi, Michael – Pedagogical Research, 2018
Socialization agents shape pupils' behaviour. Pupils' behaviour has deteriorated over time in primary schools in Kenya. The purpose of the study was to contextualise the influence of socialization agents in shaping primary school pupils in Thika Sub County. The objective of the study was to assess the role of school variables in shaping pupils'…
Descriptors: Socialization, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Ngari, Job Njeru; Gachahi, Michael W.; Kimosop, Maurice K. – Pedagogical Research, 2018
Discipline management plays a pivotal role in enhancing learners' academic achievement. The Children Government is a key component geared towards enhancing children rights and creating a conducive learning environment. However, the inclusion of children government in discipline management in primary schools has not been appreciated by primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Rights, Discipline, Student Participation
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Muthelo, Dimakatjo; Chigonga, Benard – Pedagogical Research, 2018
The paper presents a case study of the mathematics enculturation of a Grade 5 learner, (Sarah), at a school in Limpopo Province of South Africa. The case study sought to explore the attributes of mathematics enculturation in social interaction as a process of learning. A qualitative approach was adopted in collecting and analysing data. Data were…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Grade 5
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Çoban Budak, Esra; Deveci Topal, Arzu; Kolburan Geçer, Aynur – Pedagogical Research, 2018
The scales for measuring problem-solving skills developed for students without impairment do not seem to include essential criteria for measuring the problem-solving skills of secondary school-aged students with hearing impairment. In order to compensate for these lacks and accurately measure these students' problem-solving skills, a scale of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Problem Solving, Hearing Impairments, Sign Language
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Racelis, Aliza – Pedagogical Research, 2018
Organizations are being called upon to take responsibility for the ways their operations impact societies especially the marginalized sectors. Libraries are not exempt from such social responsibility. The paper proposes a theoretical framework for Library Social Responsibility. The paper briefly traces the history of library services for the poor.…
Descriptors: Library Services, Disadvantaged, Social Responsibility, Literature Reviews
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Ates, Bahar – Pedagogical Research, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of soccer activities on body composition and physical fitness among prepubertal boys. A total of 38 prepubescent male soccer players (mean age, 12.1±0.13 years) were compared with 41 participants in control group (mean age, 12.4±0.06 years). The body composition was measured using the…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletes, Males, Body Composition
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Çimen Polat, Sezen – Pedagogical Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the motoric parameters of pre-school gymnasts and investigate the relations between them. 30 gymnasts participated in a research at the age of 7.23 ± 1.50. In the research data regarding resting pulse rate, blood pressure, height, weight, flamingo balance test, plate tapping test, standing long jump, shuttle…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Athletics, Body Height, Body Weight
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Kagoiya, Patrick; Kagema, Njogu – Pedagogical Research, 2018
School discipline is a core indicator of school effectiveness. Learner management is crucial and educational researchers need to focus on factors leading to indiscipline in schools. Guided by Planned Behaviour Theory that explores on guidance, counseling and good classroom management the study used the survey research design to sample 91 teachers…
Descriptors: Discipline, Behavior Problems, Teacher Surveys, Teacher Attitudes
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Wolzinger, Renah; O'Lawrence, Henry – Pedagogical Research, 2018
This research predicts transfer readiness of student's characteristics and enrollment in CTE pathway; and most significantly addressed statewide CTE transfer students that meet the transfer requirements under CTE Taxonomy of program (TOP) code for students who transfer to a California State University (CSU), and Private or out-of-state university.…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Enrollment, College Transfer Students, Readiness
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Cho, Yi-An; Tee, Fui-Due – Pedagogical Research, 2018
Although Ball and her colleagues provided empirical evidence to support the existence of the six subdomains in mathematical knowledge for teaching (MKT) and further explained or defined the majority of these sub-domains, there were few explanations of what horizon content knowledge (HCK) embedded in MKT meant and they merely provided ideas about…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Elementary School Mathematics
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Mukwambo, Muzwangowenyu; Ngcoza, Kenneth; Ramasike, Lineo Florence – Pedagogical Research, 2018
Learners in lower primary and even some in upper primary grades grapple to perform mathematical operations which involve fractions. Failure to solve these mathematical operations creates a gap in the teaching and learning processes of mathematics. We opine that this is attributed to use of traditional mathematical approaches of teaching and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Addition, Subtraction, Fractions
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Mbalamula, Yazidu Saidi – Pedagogical Research, 2018
The study analyzes students' performance scores in formative assessments depicting the individual and group settings. A case study design was adopted using quantitative approach to extract data of 198 undergraduate students. Data were analyzed quantitatively using descriptive statistics--means and frequencies; spearman correlations, multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Formative Evaluation, Academic Achievement
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Polat, Sezen Çimen – Pedagogical Research, 2018
This study was conducted to examine and compare the parameters of leaps executed with two different take offs in rhythmic gymnastics. 15 rhythmic gymnasts competing in novice category (age: 7.6±0.7 years old; training age: 2.3±1.2 years; height: 120.4±2.4 cm; weight: 20.45±0.9 kg) participated in the study. The selection of the elements of split…
Descriptors: Athletics, Children, Performance, Athletes
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Kariuki, Mercy Gathoni; Mbugua, Zachariah Kariuki – Pedagogical Research, 2018
Student motivation is an essential component that plays an instrumental role in their learning. Although academic motivation has received much conceptual and empirical focus, cases of high school students exhibiting lack of willingness to execute the academic tasks are rampant, leading to decline in performance at Kenya Certificate of Secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Motivation, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
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