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Wathne, Unni; Brodahl, Cornelia – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This case-study examined in-service teachers' perceptions of learning by means of online mathematics lessons consisting of a mix of text and video podcasts. The investigation is part of further university education directed at practicing teachers in lower secondary schools. The course was a distant education course, with in-service teachers…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Technology
Agi, Ugochukwu Kysburn – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The challenge of improving secondary education to achieve the goals defined in the National Policy on Education (FRN, 2013) remains a daunting task. This study addressed the role of school development planning as a strategic tool for the improvement of secondary education in Rivers State, Nigeria. Three research questions and three hypotheses were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning
Pepple, Tamunosisi Furo; Ogologo, Gift A. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This study investigated how the Niger Delta crisis affected students' access to educational resources, attitude to schooling, and academic achievement in basic science. An ex post facto design was used for the study. Participants included 400 students and 16 principals from 16 secondary schools drawn from four local government areas of Rivers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Educational Attitudes, Science Achievement
Selamat, Nuharani; Nordin, Norshidah; Fook, Chan Yuen – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between meaningful work and organizational citizenship behaviour. This study employed a quantitative approach using a cross-sectional survey strategy to obtain data from 395 teachers in Malaysia. Proportional stratified sampling was applied to ensure equal probability for respondent…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Structural Equation Models
Omotayo, Stephen Akinyemi; Adeleke, Joshua Oluwatoyin – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The numerous and varied applications of mathematics to all human endeavours justifies placing emphasis on the teaching and learning of the subject. This study established the effectiveness of the 5E instructional model (Bybee, Taylor, Gardner, Scotter, Powell, Westbrook, & Landes, 2006) for enhancing learning outcomes in mathematics. The study…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Constructivism (Learning), Mathematics Instruction, Pretests Posttests
Western, Inger M.; Skårdal, Madelene; Ask, Anne M. S.; Øverby, Nina C. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
This study examined the association between dietary habits and behavioural problems at school among adolescents in Norway. Participants in this study included 517 adolescents and 336 of their parents. Students attended schools in the south of Norway, where the study was conducted. In 2012, adolescents completed a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ)…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Behavior Problems, Dietetics, Adolescents
Akpan, Patricia L.; Saunders, Peggy J. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
Shame, an emotion based upon individuals' belief that they, alone, are not good enough--influences their sense of efficaciousness, which directly affects their lives. This study examined how learning mindfulness and self-compassion skills changed one teacher's self-efficacy and impacted the classroom environment. Using mindfulness and…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy, Metacognition
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Brodahl, Cornelia; Wathne, Unni – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
This investigation is part of a continuing education program in mathematics, directed at in-service teachers in lower secondary schools holding teacher certificates. Online mathematics lessons, offered through a distant education course, consisted of a combination of text and video podcasts. University educators' podcast development was guided by…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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Falaye, Folajogun V.; Okwilagwe, Eugenia A. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2016
Changes in weather patterns result in devastating natural disasters that affect human beings and the environment. Ironically, climate change is man induced. This study investigated the knowledge, attitude, and practices of 1,103 senior school students on climate change and related issues. The study also determined the influence of students' age,…
Descriptors: Weather, Climate, Ecology, Environment
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Adesoji, Francis Adewunmi; Idika, Mabel Ihuoma – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
The purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness of 7E learning cycle model, which is based on constructivist theory and case-based learning (CBL), on students' achievement in and attitude to chemistry. A total of two hundred and eight (208) SSII chemistry students drawn from some selected secondary schools in three local government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science, Science Education
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Clary, Deidre – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
In a global and volatile world, teachers are being constantly challenged to support students' literacy development and assist them to develop knowledge and skills to expand into new ways of knowing. This two-year school-university partnership is dedicated to enhancing teachers' learning about language with the goal of building teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development
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Kolawole, Clement O. O.; Jire-Alao, Esther O. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
Reading comprehension skill is an important aspect of language acquisition that has far-reaching implications on the life of any student. Weak comprehension ability invariably affects not only students' performance in English language, but it hinders competence in other critical fields. Reading comprehension skills are not being taught in ways to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teaching Skills, Teacher Improvement
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Odinko, Monica N. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
Nigerian educators are concerned about the need to improve learners' academic achievement in core subject areas (mathematics, English language, science, and social studies). Research, however, appears not to have focused on children who attended private primary schools in which other subjects are taught. This gap is what this study sought to…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement, STEM Education
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Woloshyn, Vera E.; Grierson, Arlene L. – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
In this case study, we document the experiences and perspectives of six young women who participated in two or more voluntourism projects while in secondary school. Participants completed individual interviews where they discussed the impact of their voluntourism experiences on their worldviews, behaviours, and aspirations. Voluntourism appeared…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Volunteers, Student Experience, Case Studies
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Akinoso, Sabainah Oyebola – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
This paper presents the teaching of mathematics in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world with the use of concrete-representational-abstract instructional strategy (CRAIS). The CRAIS involves active participation of students in learning. The study adopted the pretest-posttest, control group, quasi experimental design. 191 senior…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Secondary School Students