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Peng, Bo; Sha, Xinrui; Liu, Ziyue; Pang, Ruihua; Peng, Feng; Sun, Yanfang; He, Lulu; Xin, Qingqing; Liu, Yuchen; Jiang, Yue – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
In the document "Curriculum Standard of General Senior High School Curriculum and Biology (2017 ed.)" published in 2018, developing students' core literacy as the fundamental task and value pursuit of current educational and teaching curriculum reform in China. Life concept is the key element of the core literacy of biology in senior…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Literacy, Quality of Life
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Zhang, Hanmu; Zhang, Hanmu – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Since understanding reading assignments is important to succeeding in school, improving the way that text is arranged in books would be an efficient way to help students better understand the material and perform well on tests. In this study, we asked students to read two original and two rearranged historical passages, in which rephrased…
Descriptors: Test Items, Textbook Preparation, Retention (Psychology), Recall (Psychology)
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Kirkiç, Kamil Arif – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
There is no special university entrance exam for gifted students in Turkey. Their only option is to complete the standard university entrance exam at the end of their final year in high school. This system of entrance exams does not benefit gifted students. Other universities around the world support such students in the following two ways:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Placement, Academically Gifted, Higher Education
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Chen, Hao; Tyler, Mark; Bagnall, Richard G. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
This paper reviews the impact of the rewards and recognition scheme on curriculum reform in higher vocational education (HVE) in China. In this scheme, teachers and students can win rewards and obtain recognition through curriculum competitions and student skill competitions conducted by the government. It has been used to encourage and to support…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rewards, Recognition (Achievement), Higher Education
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Guo, Yuan – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
A total of 418 adolescents completed the Revised Academic Self-Regulation Questionnaire, the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale-Student, the Basic Needs Satisfaction Scale, and the Satisfaction with Life Scale. Based on self-determination theory, this study examines the relationship between academic autonomous motivation, basic psychological needs…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Life Satisfaction, Adolescents, Psychological Needs
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Qian, Yizhou; Lehman, James D. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The demand for computing professionals in the workplace has led to increased attention to computer science education, and introductory computer science courses have been introduced at different levels of education. This study investigated the relationship between gender, academic performance in non-programming subjects, and programming learning…
Descriptors: Correlation, Introductory Courses, Success, Middle School Students
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Liu, Lisha – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Qualitative research strategy has been widely adopted by educational researchers in order to improve the quality of their empirical studies. This paper aims to introduce a generic inductive approach, pragmatic and flexible in qualitative theoretical support, by describing its application in a study of non-English major undergraduates' English…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Wangru, Cao – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Vocabulary is an indispensable part of language and it is of vital importance for second language learners. Wilkins (1972) points out: "without grammar very little can be conveyed, without vocabulary nothing can be conveyed." Vocabulary teaching has experienced several stages characterized by grammatical-translation method, audio-lingual…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Semantics, English, Chinese
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Zhao, Chunjuan; Mei, Zongxiang – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Motivating students has been a key challenge facing instructors in non-face-to-face instructional contexts. Existing researches into motivation in online learning environment have revealed that there are learning motivation differences among students from different cultural backgrounds. The purpose of this study is to identify whether American and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
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Hongke, Li – Journal of Education and Learning, 2014
This article is based on some of the results of the cooperative project "A Practice Study on Information-based Teaching" started and accomplished by Hubei University and other secondary and primary schools. This paper elaborates on the connotation of edutainment and explores ideas and design strategies of primary school Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Primary Education, Recreational Activities, Leisure Time
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Chen, Linhan – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
This paper discusses the changing nature of China's higher education by turning to the changes that happened to China's higher education system brought about by implementing different government policies of higher education. The implementation of the policies, the restructuring of universities and independent colleges in 1952, the enrolling of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Gao, Li – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
With the advent of computer-assisted autonomous learning, English listening has become more challenging to Chinese college English learners. Metacognitive strategies, often adopted in process-based approach emphasizes more on the listening process. This paper discusses the feasibility of metacognitive strategies in English listening instruction in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language)
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Du, Youzhi – Journal of Education and Learning, 2012
In order to know the memorizing affection of the mnemonic enhancing the junior and senior students' English learning, select the various methods, and check the effect and the practical use of the means of memory. The present author designed an experiment to attempt to check the extent of how much the students grasp the number of vocabularies how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Kay, Noy S.; Jantaraweragul, Sudgasame; Kanungsukkasem, Vijit; Li, Kaigang; Jones, Megan R.; Huang, Yan – Journal of Education and Learning, 2012
Suicide of an individual could leave devastating consequences for family, friends, relatives, and society. Suicide could be considered a serious concern and issue to public health, especially among adolescents. The purpose of the study was to examine associations of suicide ideation with attitudes toward suicide (ATS), quality of life (QOL), and…
Descriptors: Suicide, Psychological Patterns, Quality of Life, Correlation