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Sorrentino, Anna; Baldry, Anna Costanza; Farrington, David P.; Blaya, Catherine – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
Epidemiological studies on the prevalence of cyberbullying and cybervictimization in different countries, using the same procedure and the same measures, are of relevance in understanding differences in results that are not due to methodological factors. The current study was conducted in 8 European countries (Bulgaria, Cyprus, France, Greece,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Epidemiology, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Kim, Sunha; McVee, Mary; Faith, Myles S. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2019
In response to the increasing importance of a college education, this study investigates the college access trajectories of targeted racial and linguistic minority students and recommends ways to promote their college access. High school completers drawn from the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics were tracked for eight years, and a…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, High School Graduates
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Yildirim, Halime; Büyüköztürk, Sener – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine whether items from the mathematics section of the 2012 Level Determination Exam indicate item bias according to gender and school type. In particular, the process of item bias has been determined using the Delphi technique and focus group interviews. A two-stage mixed method research has been used for the…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Test Bias, Test Items, Mathematics Education
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Minibas-Poussard, Jale; Seckin-Celik, Tutku; Bingol, Haluk Baran – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Previous studies investigated relationships between mobbing and increased workplace and interpersonal conflict at institutional settings, social-economic-cultural variables of the work environment, and job content, along with the economic and health outcomes of mobbing. Our mixed method research particularly focuses on mobbing in both public and…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Higher Education, Bullying, Foreign Countries
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Toraman, Çetin; Karadag, Engin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of various variables (cognitive flexibility, school achievement, physics course success, gender, popularity, family income level) and communication that occur between students in the problem solving process of the high school students. The research, which was designed according to the mixed…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Discourse Analysis, High School Students, Peer Relationship
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Dogan, Ozcan; Bayhan, Pinar; Yukselen, Arzu; Isitan, Sonnur – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
This study was planned in order to analyze adolescent body image by age and gender, evaluate the relationship between adolescent body image and socio-cultural factors, and determine the extent to which variables such as age, gender, and Body Mass Index (BMI) can serve as predictors of the influential habits and strategies needed to achieve a…
Descriptors: Human Body, Self Concept, Body Composition, Age Differences
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Alotaibi, Hmoud S. – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
Metadiscourse, as an important analytic tool, was rarely used to explore the generic structure of Ph.D. dissertation acknowledgments, and within this genre, the role of gender has been unexplored. This study employs interactional resources within the metadiscourse framework (Hyland, 2005) to investigate gender differences in 120 dissertation…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, English (Second Language)
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Ra, Jongmin; Rhee, Ki Jong – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2018
A fundamental challenge to understanding effects of foreign language anxiety on the foreign language learning lies in implementing reliable and valid measures. Considering importance of measurement bias and widespread usage of the foreign language classroom anxiety scale (FLCAS) in education, the aim of the current study was to detect differential…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Demir, Ergül – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
In this study, the aim was to construct a significant structural measurement model comparing students' affective characteristics with their mathematic achievement. According to this model, the aim was to test the measurement invariances between gender sub-groups hierarchically. This study was conducted as basic and descriptive research. Secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measurement, Student Characteristics, Comparative Analysis
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Uslu, Fatma; Gizir, Sidika – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study examines the extent to which teacher-student relationships, peer relationships, and family involvement can be used to predict a sense of school belonging among adolescents, according to gender. The sample of the study consists of 815 students enrolled in nine state primary schools in the central districts of Mersin, Turkey. The data was…
Descriptors: Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Family Involvement, Peer Relationship
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Han, Sunyoung – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The trend of avoiding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors has persisted resulting in a lack of professionals in STEM fields. Further, the current STEM education system in Korea does not meet domestic demands for STEM labor. To discover an educational approach encouraging students to choose STEM majors at the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, STEM Education, Structural Equation Models, Correlation
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Lee, Eunsang – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study investigated the gender difference among South Korean high school students in science learning motivation, technology learning motivation, and concern related engineering, as well as the correlation between these factors. It also verified effects of the sub-factors of science learning motivation and technology learning motivation on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Motivation, Gender Differences
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Sert Çibik, Ayse – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
The aim of this study is two-fold. Its first aim is to determine science teacher candidates' knowledge (academic success) and misconceptions about electric current and its second aim is to compare these results across participants' year of study and gender. A total of 132 teacher candidates studying in their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years in Gazi…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Scientific Concepts, Misconceptions
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Firat, Mehmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This is an explanatory mixed-method study that analyzes the relationship between the variables of students' self-control and Facebook usage. TIME's online Facebook calculator and the Brief Self-Control Scale are used for data collection. The research participants are 60 students in a department of computer education and instructional technology…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Self Control, Social Media, College Students
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Bozpolat, Ebru – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study was to reveal whether the low, medium, and high level self-regulated learning strategies of third year students at the Education Faculty of Cumhuriyet University can be predicted by the variables of gender, academic self-efficacy, and general academic average. The study uses the Relational Screening Model. The dependent…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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