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Higley, Brian P.; Heesacker, Martin; Brenneman, Kaylee N. – Journal of Education, 2020
U.S. colleges and universities have been demonstrably ineffective at facilitating scholarship among their students. To become effective, psychological science suggests institutions must tap students' intrinsic motivations and address their core values from Day 1 through graduation. This article describes a science-based, integrated set of…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Values, Institutional Mission
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Klafke, Renata; De Oliveira, M. C. V.; Ferreira, J. M. – Journal of Education, 2020
In Brazil, like in most Latin America countries, the educational system is basically composed of private and public education institutions. Public universities depend almost exclusively on tuition fees paid by the students. Public professors are insolvent, and very rarely provided with the resources they desperately need, whereas private…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Private Colleges, College Faculty, Student Attitudes
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Marlatt, Rick – Journal of Education, 2020
This article conceptualizes a framework for understanding the discourse and literacy practices generated by players of the video game, Fortnite. As a teacher educator interested in studying how multiliteracies cultivated in social settings can be leveraged toward academic success, my two objectives for this theoretical article are to examine how…
Descriptors: Video Games, Communities of Practice, Multiple Literacies, Reading Comprehension
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Soysal, Yilmaz; Radmard, Somayyeh – Journal of Education, 2020
This study presents an analysis of two teacher educators' discursive moves. The participants were two teacher educators (TEs) and 46 prospective teachers enrolled in a classroom teaching program. Five coconstructivist teaching implementations were conducted and video recorded. The video-based data were analyzed through systematic observation in…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Discourse Analysis, Communication Strategies
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Reppy, Dorothy; Larwin, Karen H. – Journal of Education, 2020
Spanning the course of two decades, educational leaders have invested government finances into the social-emotional needs of adolescents. Government programs provide student questionnaires to survey the scholastic climate from students' perceptions. Previous research discusses the correlation between students' perception and their success in…
Descriptors: Caring, Urban Schools, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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Pacheco Salles, Fagner Luiz; Maciel Ferreira, Denise; Torres dos Santos Lopes, Danielle; Bull Loose, Maria Esthela – Journal of Education, 2020
Access to higher education has increased in private networks due to scholarships and funding. Student satisfaction is a dynamic process and involves several aspects that significantly impact student learning. The objective of this study was to evaluate the determinants of the overall satisfaction of university students in relation to the course,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Satisfaction, Course Evaluation, Teacher Student Relationship
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Aliyev, Ramin; Gengec, Hilal – Journal of Education, 2019
To investigate the effects of resilience and cyberbullying on students' self-esteem, predictive correlational design was employed as a method of investigation. Data were collected from 580 ninth-grade students at Anatolian High Schools. Findings of the study demonstrated that as the resilience level increases, self-esteem level increases. Also, as…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Resilience (Psychology), Self Esteem
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Brasfield, Michelle Welch; Lancaster, Chloe; Xu, Y. Jade – Journal of Education, 2019
Teacher stress and burnout have been associated with professional dissatisfaction and elevated rates of attrition. Knowledge has emerged to indicate that wellness may relieve professional stress that can precede burnout and departure from the profession; however, more research is needed to substantiate this relationship. The current study examined…
Descriptors: Wellness, Stress Variables, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
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Msonde, Sydney Enock; Msonde, Charles Enock – Journal of Education, 2019
Although learner-centered instruction (LCI) is at the heart of many curriculum innovations in the world, its implementation has generally lacked the kind prominence it deserves. The current study explores how learning study can develop teachers' professional capabilities to practice LCI. Using interviews, lesson preparatory meetings, teachers'…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation, Faculty Development
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Pilonieta, Paola; Hathaway, Jennifer; Medina, Adriana; Casto, Amanda – Journal of Education, 2019
This study examined the impact of explicit comprehension strategy instruction supported by guided reading and partner reading on at-risk students' strategy knowledge and reading comprehension. Participants were 47 first graders (25 in the treatment group; 22 in the control group) and 44 second graders (19 in the treatment group; 25 in the control…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, At Risk Students
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Premalatha, K. – Journal of Education, 2019
In Outcome-Based Education (OBE), the assessment of the Course Outcomes (COs) is the most prominent aspect required to improve the quality of education. The COs for each course are based on the Program Outcomes (POs), Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs), and other requirements. There are various understandings toward the concept of OBE that resulted…
Descriptors: Outcome Based Education, Student Educational Objectives, Course Evaluation, Taxonomy
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Bruce-Golding, Judith – Journal of Education, 2019
Currently, the United Kingdom is experiencing an "education workforce and leadership crisis," which spans from the beginnings of the teaching career to the higher echelons of senior leadership. The purpose of this study is to investigate the career trajectories and experiences of Deputy and Assistant Headteachers in Birmingham, England.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Career Development
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Arnold, Bryan P. – Journal of Education, 2019
Teachers often desire meaningful classroom discussions, but frequently shy away from introducing controversial topics. An instructional activity "Where Do You Stand?" was developed and used regularly with the goal of engaging students in discussion around politicized and divisive issues. Over 3 years of use in a secondary social studies…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Social Studies, Multiple Intelligences, Political Attitudes
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Smith, Darrick; Yeh, Christine J. – Journal of Education, 2019
We explore the dynamics of nurturing, caring, and enabling in a social justice school and how a problematic context of educational enabling can develop when notions of nurturing are not balanced with consistent disciplinary consequences. In-depth interviews were conducted with eight school staff, teachers, and a student at a social justice urban…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Caring, Discipline, Urban Schools
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O'Connor, Patrick; Cardona, Josué – Journal of Education, 2019
Gamification has been used as a tool to increase engagement with businesses, build group cohesion, and improve student motivation in Grades K-12. Part of its appeal is in developing autonomy in the "player," and part of its appeal is in participating regularly in a structured progress ladder where the customer, student, or employee can…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Design, Undergraduate Students, Educational Games
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