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Sa'd, Seyyed Hatam Tamimi; Rajabi, Fereshte – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
Vocabulary constitutes an essential part of every language-learning endeavour and deserves scholarly attention. The objective of the present study was three-fold: 1) exploring Iranian English language learners' Vocabulary Learning Strategies (VLSs), 2) examining language learners' perceptions of vocabulary learning, and 3) exploring Iranian…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Best Practices
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Šmajdek, Anamarija; Selan, Jurij – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The era of visual communication influences the cognitive strategies of the individual. Education, too, must adjust to these changes, which raises questions regarding the use of visualisation in teaching. In the present study, we examine the impact of visualisation on the ability of high school students to memorise text. In the theoretical part of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Memorization, Definitions, Visualization
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Šorgo, Andrej; Vavdi, Marija; Cigler, Urška; Kralj, Marko – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to reveal data about cheating behaviours in Slovenian upper secondary schools, to raise awareness and to lower tolerance for such behaviour. To acquire information about demographics, cheating behaviour, and opinions on such behaviour, we compiled a questionnaire that targeted a university population of first-year…
Descriptors: Cheating, Ethics, Student Behavior, High School Students
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Tomšic Cerkez, Beatriz Gabriela – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
If we consider the role of education and its implications in the formation of a critical and conscious user of architecture, it is obvious that the development of educational strategies related to the sustainable development of our common space and environment becomes fundamental. Among the objectives of art education, we should consider our…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Sustainable Development, Architecture
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Gojkošek, Mihael; Sliško, Josip; Planinšic, Gorazd – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
The transfer of knowledge is considered to be a fundamental goal of education; therefore, knowing and understanding the conditions that influence the efficiency of the transfer from learning activity to problem solving play a decisive role in the improvement of science education. In this article, the results of a study of 196 high school students'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Activities, Student Improvement, Skill Development
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Budai, László – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
We live our lives in three-dimensional space and encounter geometrical problems (equipment instructions, maps, etc.) every day. Yet there are not sufficient opportunities for high school students to learn geometry. New teaching methods can help remedy this. Specifically our experience indicates that there is great promise for use of geometry…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Geometric Concepts, Geometry
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Theodoropoulos, Eftyhia – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2011
This study compares the physical structure of two schools of differing socioeconomic backgrounds: one is a private day school servicing the children of some of the most affluent families in one of the biggest urban cities in the southwest; the other is a technical or vocational high school with the majority of the students living in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Private Schools, Day Schools, Vocational High Schools