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Becirovic, Senad; Hodžic, Fatima; Brdarevic-Celjo, Amna – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
The need for developing critical thinking (CT) has been broadly discussed and its importance acknowledged in a myriad of disciplines. This quantitative study attempts to investigate the level of critical thinking skills as well as the impact of grade level, gender, and nationality on the development of these skills among 279 Bosnian-Herzegovinian…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, High School Students, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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Malinauskas, Romualdas K.; Saulius, Tomas – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
In this study, the differences in social self-efficacy and prosocial behaviour between students of high and youth schools were investigated. The random sample consisted of 394 students. Participants comprised 213 male and 181 female students; 198 of them were high school students, and 196 of them were youth school students. A Social Self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Prosocial Behavior, Elementary School Students, Age Differences
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Cudjoe, Josephine; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
The study explored the self-esteem levels of Junior High School students in Ghana. The researchers used designed classroom activities with local sociocultural themes to improve students' self-esteem levels. Also, we examined students' gender difference and association with their self-esteem scores. A total number of 40 students were selected using…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Junior High School Students, Foreign Countries, Experimental Groups
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Duran, Volkan; Mertol, Hüseyin – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
Aim: The main aim of this study is to investigate the reasoning styles of the teacher candidates in terms of their gender and their decision making styles, learning modalities. Methodology: The study is a quantitative study based on correlational survey model. Population: The populations consists of 4'th grade students (teacher candidates) in…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Preservice Teachers, Cognitive Style, Decision Making
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Escalera-Chávez, Milka E.; Rojas-Kramer, Carlos A. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
The purpose of the research was to identify the existence of anxiety towards mathematics in high-school students. A quantitative, non-experimental and descriptive study was carried out. The sample was made up by 353 high school students from the city of Rioverde S.L.P. of which 164 were men and 189 were women. A non-probabilistic sampling was…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Foreign Countries
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Nemec, Miroslav; Adamcak, Stefan; Michal, Jiri; Bartik, Pavol – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
This study analyses the opinions of male and female teachers of Physical and Sport Education in the 264 elementary schools from the Central Slovak Region (n = 507, 257 female teachers and 250 male teachers) on the popularity of teaching the sports games thematic unit. These opinions were collected and analysed by questionnaire survey during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Physical Education Teachers
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Mahasneh, Ahmad M.; Gazo, Ahmad M.; Al-Adamat, Omar A. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
The present study aimed at comparing the level of cultural intelligence among teachers and university students, and to define whether there are statistically significant differences in the level of cultural intelligence due to gender variables. The sample consisted of 300 teachers and 400 students at the Hashemite University, chosen by random…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Gender Differences, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Al-Zo'bi, Zohair; Bataineh, Omar – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
This study aimed at identifying the participation degree of the faculty members of the educational science colleges in the Jordanian universities in decision making and its relationship with the job satisfaction. The study sample consisted of (601) faculty members of the educational science colleges in the Jordanian colleges, who were chosen by…
Descriptors: Correlation, Job Satisfaction, College Faculty, Participative Decision Making
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Kliziene, Irina; Cibulskas, Gintautas; Ambrase, Nida; Cizauskas, Ginas – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
Background: The World Health Organization recommends that children should participate in sufficient PA by engaging in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 min daily per week. Schools are important settings for the promotion of children's physical activity. Through commuting, break times, and physical education lessons they…
Descriptors: Exercise, Physical Fitness, Physical Activity Level, Grade 1
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Becirovic, Senad; Brdarevic-Celjo, Amma – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The aim of this research was to examine how university type, nationality, GPA, gender and grade level affect the cross-cultural sensitivity of students at tertiary level of education in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The revised and updated Inventory of Cross-Cultural Sensitivity (ICCSv2) was utilized for data collection. It contains four subscales:…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Higher Education, Grade Point Average, Foreign Countries
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Addai, Prince; Kyeremeh, Evans; Abdulai, Wahab; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
There is high incidence of teachers' agitation for a better pay and other conditions of service in Ghana. This study assessed the influence of job satisfaction and organizational justice on turnover intentions among teachers. One hundred and fourteen teachers at the Offinso South District of Ghana were conveniently selected to complete the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Labor Turnover
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Zamora-Lobato, Teresa; García-Santillán, Arturo; Ramos-Hernández, Jésica Josefina – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
Some basic financial topics such as savings and investment are important and required for a financially educated society. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to identify some characteristics that explain the savings habit of college students, as well as finding if this habit differs in relation to gender. For that purpose 60 students from the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Case Studies, Statistical Analysis, Money Management
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García-Santillán, Arturo; Martínez-Rodríguez, Valeria; Santana, Josefina C. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a structure of variables that allows us to understand the level of Anxiety towards Mathematics in high school students from the municipalities of Zacatal and Jamapa, Veracruz, Mexico. This was based on the seminal works of Richardson and Suinn [1972], who developed the Mathematics Anxiety…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Anxiety, Mathematics Anxiety
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Akelaitis, Arturas V.; Lisinskiene, Ausra R. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine and compare social emotional skills and prosocial behaviour among 15-16-year-old adolescent athletes and non-athletes. The measures of social emotional skills and prosocial behaviour were evaluated using Schutte Self-Report Inventory, Self-control scale, Social Skills Rating System (Student form),…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Emotional Development, Social Development, Interpersonal Competence
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Doe, Patience Fakornam; Oppong, Elizabeth Agyeiwaa; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The decreasing performance of student nurses in the professional licensure examinations (LE) in Ghana is a major concern to stakeholders, especially at a time when the nurse-patient ratio stands at 1: 1500. The study sought to determine the effect of students' demographic and academic characteristics on performance in the Registered General…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Nursing Education, Grade Point Average, Sampling
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