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Yu, Baohua – Educational Studies, 2019
This study examined (1) differences in background, integrative/instrumental motivation, learning approach, leaning strategy and proficiency in second language (L2) and (2) the determinants of learning outcomes between Hong Kong and Mainland (Chinese) students. To achieve this, a questionnaire survey was distributed to 773 s language learners…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies, Curriculum Design, Language Proficiency
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Neuman, Ari – Educational Studies, 2019
Home schooling has become increasingly widespread over recent decades in the western world. Since the choice to educate children at home in effect signifies abandonment of the educational system, one may assume that parents' childhood experiences within the educational system play a significant part in their decision to opt for home schooling. The…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Comparative Analysis, Phenomenology, Decision Making
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Kuvac, Meltem; Koc, Isil – Educational Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of problem-based learning (PBL) on the metacognitive awareness of pre-service science teachers. In the study, an experimental design with pre-test/post-test control group was used. A total of 51 junior pre-service science teachers participated in the study. The study was carried out over 10…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning, Comparative Analysis, Metacognition
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Al-Hilawani, Yasser A. – Educational Studies, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between metacognition as measured in real-life situations and IQ scores as reflected by performance on the Raven Standard Progressive Matrices Scale. It is also intended in this study to report on whether or not there were significant differences in performance on the metacognitive…
Descriptors: Intelligence Quotient, Metacognition, Correlation, Tests
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Yang, Der-Ching – Educational Studies, 2018
This study examines the different ways in which fractions are dealt with in two elementary mathematics textbook series: Kang Hsuan (KH) in Taiwan and Laskutaito in Finland. The results showed that the total number of fraction questions in Laskutaito is higher than that in KH and that Laskutaito highlights the basic definition of fractions to help…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Fractions, Pictorial Stimuli
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Özkubat, S.; Ulutas, I. – Educational Studies, 2018
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of the "Visual Awareness Education Programme" developed to support the visual literacy skills of preschool children. The study group comprised 40 children (20 children in the experimental group and 20 children in the control group) attending preschool in the 2014-2015 school…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Visual Aids, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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Hsieh, Feng-Jui; Wang, Ting-Ying; Chen, Qian – Educational Studies, 2018
This study explored and compared the perspectives of Taiwanese in-service and pre-service high school mathematics teachers regarding ideal teaching behaviours; the perspectives of a nationwide sample of students were taken as the baseline. Fourteen factors contributing to ideal teaching behaviours were identified through exploratory factor…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Herman, Emilia; Stefanescu, Daniela – Educational Studies, 2017
This paper approaches the issue of higher entrepreneurship education in motivating young people to start their own business as a viable alternative to the successful integration of university graduates on the labour market. The fundamental question of this research is if, currently, entrepreneurship education influences students' entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Stimulation, Entrepreneurship, Engineering
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Deha Dogan, C.; Canan Karababa, Z.; Fulya Soguksu, A. – Educational Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study is to develop a valid and reliable scale to assess the level of English usage in daily life by students between 15 and 19 years of age, and to compare these students' scale scores according to their achievement levels in an English course. Five hundred and ninety-five participants were randomly selected from a universe.…
Descriptors: Language Usage, English (Second Language), Test Construction, Adolescents
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Siddiqui, Nadia – Educational Studies, 2017
The distribution of children in different school-types and regions in Pakistan suggests that access and opportunities in education are not evenly accessible for many children. Segregation at school level is an important concern for equity and social justice because the adverse effects of segregation increase the pre-existing gap in opportunities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Influences, Disadvantaged Youth, Public Schools
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van de Pol, Janneke; Brindley, Sue; Higham, Rupert John Edward – Educational Studies, 2017
Dialogic Teaching (DT) is effective in fostering student learning; yet, it is hard to implement. Little research focused on secondary teachers' learning of DT and on the link between teachers' understanding and practices, although these two are usually strongly intertwined. Using a wide range of evidence, this case study systematically…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Secondary School Teachers, History Instruction, Dialogs (Language)
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Sosu, Edward M.; Rydzewska, Ewelina – Educational Studies, 2017
This study explores the nature of parental attitudinal beliefs towards educational inclusion and the factors that determine these beliefs. Participants were drawn from the Growing Up in Scotland Survey (N = 2200). Results indicate that majority of parents held positive generalised belief towards including children with additional support needs…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Beliefs, Educational Attitudes, Inclusion
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Veas, Alejandro; Gilar, Raquel; Miñano, Pablo; Castejón, Juan Luis – Educational Studies, 2017
The present study, based on the construct comparability approach, performs a comparative analysis of general points average for seven courses, using exploratory factor analysis (EFA) and the Partial Credit model (PCM) with a sample of 1398 student subjects (M = 12.5, SD = 0.67) from 8 schools in the province of Alicante (Spain). EFA confirmed a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Grades (Scholastic), Compulsory Education, Secondary Education
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Bair, Mary Antony – Educational Studies, 2016
While there are numerous calls to enhance the professionalism of teachers, there is little empirical research in the United States that examines educators' understanding of the concept. This comparative case study compared the conceptualisation of professionalism by faculty and students in a college of education vis-à-vis the conceptualisation of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Case Studies, Professionalism, Schools of Education
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Gumus, Emine; Bellibas, Mehmet Sukru – Educational Studies, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which professional development predicts principals' instructional leadership in order to identify whether a relationship exists between the duration of principals' participation in distinct professional development activities and their perceived practice of instructional leadership while…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Instructional Leadership, Surveys, Academic Achievement
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