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Durdukoca, Sule Firat; Atalay, Tazegul Demir – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
The aim of this study is to define the metaphorical perceptions of secondary school students about basic values, such as justice, friendship, honesty, self-control, patience, respect, love, responsibility, patriotism and benevolence taught, in Turkish curriculum. The study used phenomenological design, and the study group consisted of a total of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Figurative Language, Secondary School Students, Values
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Karademir, Cigdem Aldan; Akgul, Aysun – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
The learning process, defined as behaviour change, does not only involve learning; the individual is also expected to take an active role in this process and an academic risk in uncertain situations. In this study, descriptive survey model was utilised. Participants were secondary school students (11-13 years) from Turkey. 'Social Studies-Oriented…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Risk, Independent Study, Learning Strategies
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Ozkal, Nese – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
This study investigated secondary school sixth, seventh and eighth graders' self-efficacy beliefs, engagement and disaffection in Math lessons and academic achievement in relation to learning Mathematics and Math performance. The study was conducted with the voluntary participation of 651 sixth, seventh and eighth graders attending secondary…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Oyelekan, Oloyede Solomon; Jolayemi, Seun Sola; Upahi, Johnson Enero – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
Learners play very significant roles in the teaching-learning process. Irrespective of how teachers teach, learners often have their own ways of learning. Three hundred senior secondary school II students selected from 10 senior secondary schools in Ilorin, Nigeria participated in the study. Simple random sampling technique was used to select 30…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Metacognition, Secondary School Students, Science Achievement
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Bataineh, Ruba Fahmi; Al-Shbatat, Maysa'a Issa – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
This study examines the potential effect of questioning strategies on Jordanian English as a foreign language ninth-grade students' critical reading skills. The study uses a quasi-experimental, pre-/post-test design. An experimental group of 85 ninth-grade students from three public schools in Al-Qasr Directorate of Education (Karak, Jordan) was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Reading, Questioning Techniques, English Language Learners
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Abushkin, Haris K. H.; Kharitonova, Anna A.; Khvastunov, Nikolay N.; Gorshunov, Maksim V. – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Problem-based learning is one of the promising innovative technologies for the educational process in the school. The study is based on system-activity and technological approaches. The study was based on the survey, which was attended by 185 teachers of physics, mathematics and computer science at general education schools of Mordovia. This…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students, Problem Solving
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Ersoy, Evren – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Aim is to determine the extent to which self-esteem and parental attitude perceptions of adolescents predict depression. This is a quantitative research design and the relational screening model was conducted throughout the study. 'Depression Scale', 'Parental Attitude Scale' and 'Self-Esteem Scale' were utilised in the study. The study was…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Self Esteem, Secondary School Students, Depression (Psychology)
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Yildirim, Bekir; Turk, Cumhur – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study aimed to determine STEM practices assisted by argumentation-based learning, the attitudes and the opinions of the students towards STEM, their perception of problem-solving skills and the argumentation qualifications. In the research, the mixed design has been implemented. The quasi-experimental design with pre-test and post-test…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Persuasive Discourse, Instructional Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Uysal, Sengul; Banoglu, Koksal – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study aims to analyse the relationship between students' mathematics achievement in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 and the instructional climate-related factors in the index of principals' perceptions (learning hindrance, teacher morale and teacher intention). As preliminary analysis procedure, the chi-squared…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Educational Environment, Administrator Attitudes
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Hamzat, Abdulrasaq; Bello, Ganiyu; Abimbola, Isaac Olakanmi – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
This study examined the effects of computer animation instructional package on secondary school students' achievement in practical biology in Ilorin, Nigeria. The study adopted a pre-test, post-test, control group, non-randomised and nonequivalent quasi-experimental design, with a 2x2x3 factorial design. Two intact classes from two secondary…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Animation, Instructional Materials, Secondary School Students
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Karatas, Zeynep; Tremblay, Richard Ernest – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
To examine the level of depressive symptoms of the secondary school students in Turkey and Canada has been aimed in this study. The research group of the study consists of 1050 secondary school students with the average age of 13. Their socio-economic levels are low in both countries, Canada and Turkey. Data has been analyzed by independent groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Saricam, Hakan; Ogurlu, Üzeyir – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
The basic purpose of this study has been to examine the relationships between metacognitive awareness and maths anxiety in gifted students. The second aim was to compare with gifted and non-gifted students' metacognitive awareness and maths anxiety levels. The participants were 300 (150 gifted, 150 non-gifted) volunteer secondary school students…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Instruction
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Soykan, Emrah – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
This study aims at identification of views of teachers, students and their parents at Near East College in North Cyprus on use of tablets in education. The research is a descriptive case study. In collection of data, semi-structured interviews appropriate for qualitative research methods are used. Study group for this research is composed of high…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Handheld Devices