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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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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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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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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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Islam, Amirul – Journal of Education, 2019
Using feedback data from stakeholders, the study examines several aspects of the curriculum offered by a program offering entity (POE) in Bangladesh. Analysis of the data shows that the opinions of the stakeholders from various groups resonate together for evaluation areas like need assessment, curriculum mapping, and feedback mechanism. However,…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Curriculum Development, Feedback (Response), Stakeholders
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Yolak, Betül Betina; Kiziltepe, Zeynep; Seggie, Fatma Nevra – Journal of Education, 2019
This qualitative study investigates the impact of nonformal education, namely remedial courses, on students' lives and the ways in which it contributes to their academic and social development. The study was conducted via semi-structured interviews with 40 participants (12 students, 12 parents, and 16 teachers and administrators). The findings…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Administrator Attitudes
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Gil-Glazer, Ya'ara; Walter, Ofra; Eilam, Billie – Journal of Education, 2019
This article presents the major findings of a longitudinal study on the use of photograph-based assignments to improve higher-order thinking and language skills among second- and fifth-grade students using an intervention framework and a convergent mixed method (quantitative and qualitative) approach. The method promoted oriented study skills for…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Longitudinal Studies, Photography, Assignments
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Ståhle, Ylva; Aspán, Margareta – Journal of Education, 2019
This article explores Swedish students' perspectives on being new to teacher education and what challenges they meet. Nineteen students were interviewed in three focus groups. The analytical framework draws on the theory of situated learning and the concept of enculturation, and the empirical data have been categorized through a thematic content…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Novices
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Eltanahy, Marwa; Forawi, Sufian – Journal of Education, 2019
Inquiry-based learning (IBL) represents the student-centered approach that focuses on encouraging learners to scientifically construct new knowledge. The study aimed to explain science teachers' and students' perceptions about applying IBL in a private school in Dubai. Furthermore, to explore the degree to which the science textbook of Grade 8…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Middle School Students
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Abreh, Might Kojo; Owusu, Kofi Acheaw; Amedahe, Francis Kodzo – Journal of Education, 2018
The trends in students' performance in science and mathematics at secondary school level were examined within a decade-long interval in Ghana. Using West African Examinations Council (WAEC) data from approximately 20% of schools countrywide, it was observed that the results did not provide a definitive pattern. Factors such as teachers' inability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Standardized Tests
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Soysal, Y.; Radmard, S. – Journal of Education, 2018
This study explores the initial teaching competencies of 211 prospective teachers (PT) through an examination of their pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) documentations that were obtained through a PCK Construction Task. The scored data were subjected to a factor analysis, and two factors of PCK were extracted. ANOVA results showed that even…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teachers
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Chaudhry, Harish; Gupta, Sunil; Nargundkar, Rajendra; Chauhan, Anurag – Journal of Education, 2018
With increasing demand for quality education, it is imperative for universities to attract and retain good faculty. This study explores the effect of demographic and some external factors on faculty satisfaction. The analysis is based on a nationwide survey of full-time faculty across 1,000 colleges and institutes in India. Results show that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Universities
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Hollier, David R. – Journal of Education, 2018
The successes of the Finnish approach in teacher preparation and related school practices and policies are discussed. A narrative literature review methodology is used to determine the key policy underpinnings, program designs and methods, and other essential elements related to teacher preparation in various countries. An international…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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Major, Thenjiwe – Journal of Education, 2018
Education is a vehicle that can be used to oppress or liberate people in the society. Schools are places where democratic values are instilled into the individual learners. Teachers are curriculum implementers who play significant roles in instilling the democratic ideals. The purpose of this study was to investigate in-service student teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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