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Rollo, Scott; Crutchlow, Lauren; Nagpal, Taniya S.; Sui, Wuyou; Prapavessis, Harry – Learning Environments Research, 2019
The purpose of this systematic review was to synthesise and evaluate the literature on the effects of classroom-based dynamic seating interventions on academic-related outcomes, among school-aged children and adolescents. A secondary aim was to examine the effects of interventions on students' sedentary behaviour and physical activity levels. In…
Descriptors: Space Utilization, Classroom Environment, Children, Adolescents
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Kariippanon, Katharina E.; Cliff, Dylan P.; Lancaster, Sarah L.; Okely, Anthony D.; Parrish, Anne-Maree – Learning Environments Research, 2018
In recognition of the evolving learning needs of twenty-first century school students, changes to teaching practices and the incorporation of technology are increasingly accompanied by modifications to the built classroom environment. Typically rows of desk and chairs are replaced with a range of furniture that can be configured in various ways to…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Well Being, Educational Facilities Design, Student Centered Learning
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Hillman, Susan J.; Zeeman, Stephan I.; Tilburg, Charles E.; List, Henrietta E. – Learning Environments Research, 2016
The number of students in the United States choosing science, technology, engineering or mathematics careers is declining at a time when demand for these occupations is rapidly increasing. Numerous efforts have been undertaken to reverse this trend, yet results are uncertain. One's attitude is key to many choices one makes, and this includes, for…
Descriptors: Scientific Attitudes, Attitudes, Science Instruction, Evaluation
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Tobin, Kenneth; Ritchie, Stephen M.; Oakley, Jennifer L.; Mergard, Victoria; Hudson, Peter – Learning Environments Research, 2013
This study examined emotional climate in relation to the teaching and learning of grade 7 science. A multi-method and multi-theoretic approach used sociocultural frameworks as a foundation for interpretive research, conversation analysis, prosody analysis, and studies of nonverbal conduct. Emotional climate varied continuously throughout a lesson.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Speech Communication, Grade 7, Power Structure
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Luketic, Christine D.; Dolan, Erin L. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
Science laboratory learning has been lauded for decades for its role in fostering positive student attitudes about science and developing students' interest in science and ability to use equipment. An expanding body of research has demonstrated the significant influence of laboratory environment on student learning. Further research has…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Curriculum Development, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Ward, Gillian; Fisher, Darrell L. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
There has been little research into the work environments of teachers at the subject department level. Understanding and investigating the work environment at this level could provide insight into the type of work environment that might lead teachers to remain in the teaching profession. This article reports the development, validation and use of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Science Teachers, Science Departments
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Winheller, Sandra; Hattie, John A.; Brown, Gavin T. L. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
This study used data from the Assessment Tools for Teaching and Learning project, which involved data on the academic performance of more than 90,000 New Zealand students in six subjects (i.e. reading, writing and mathematics in two languages). Two sub-samples of this dataset were included for detailed re-analysis to test the general applicability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Structural Equation Models, Mathematics Achievement, Teacher Effectiveness
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Helding, Karen A.; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
No previous research has employed learning environments criteria in evaluating the effectiveness of the system of teacher certification sponsored by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Because the litmus test of any professional development effort is the extent of the changes in teaching behaviours in participating teachers'…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Certification, Classroom Environment, Grade 8
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Rebar, Bryan M. – Learning Environments Research, 2012
Teachers draw from many personal and professional experiences when organising and leading field trips. In order to identify the influences on teachers' field trip practices, I used surveys, interviews, artifacts and observations gathered from teachers who led trips to an aquarium. Findings clarified the types of influence and the impact that these…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Outdoor Education, Educational Practices, Information Sources
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Vandyck, Inne; de Graaff, Rick; Pilot, Albert; Beishuizen, Jos – Learning Environments Research, 2012
School-university partnerships (SUPs) are considered a way of improving teacher education. For the successful implementation of such partnerships, cooperation between the different stakeholders is of crucial importance. Therefore, most partnerships are organised in short- and long-term teams, which are usually composed of teachers, student…
Descriptors: Observation, Student Teachers, Teacher Educators, Teamwork
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Brouwer, Patricia; Brekelmans, Mieke; Nieuwenhuis, Loek; Simons, Robert-Jan – Learning Environments Research, 2012
To deal with recent reforms and the accompanying complexity of work in secondary education, ongoing collaboration between teachers has become more important. A community is seen as a promising learning environment to support and embed collaboration into the culture of the school. However, community theory for the design of teacher communities…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Models, Interdisciplinary Approach, Communities of Practice
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Sinatra, Richard; Eschenauer, Robert – Learning Environments Research, 2012
Four-week summer academy programs served homeless children and adults in two contiguous innovative learning programs. The programs may be the first of their kind in the homeless literature in which both adults and children were exposed to career, academic, and leadership opportunities in the supportive learning environment of a university campus,…
Descriptors: Literacy, Summer Programs, Racquet Sports, Leadership Training
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Zandvliet, David B. – Learning Environments Research, 2012
Learning environment studies acknowledge that learning takes place within the social realm and that social conditions contribute to the quality of both learning and experience. This can be said to be especially true for environmental learning programs. To access information about students' perceptions of their learning environment, a robust…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Social Environment, Teacher Education Programs, Student Attitudes
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Admiraal, Wilfried; Lockhorst, Ditte; van der Pol, Jakko – Learning Environments Research, 2012
Teachers in secondary education mainly feel responsibility for their own classroom practice, resulting in largely autonomous and isolated work and private learning activities. Most teachers teach separate classes behind closed doors and learn about teaching by teaching, often described as trial and error (Hodkinson and Hodkinson in Stud Continuing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Conditions, Expertise, Secondary School Teachers
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Liu, Chia-Ju; Zandvliet, David B.; Hou, I.-Ling – Learning Environments Research, 2012
This study investigated perceptions of senior high school students towards the Taiwanese information technology (IT) classroom with the What Is Happening in this Class? (WIHIC) survey and explored the physical learning environment of the IT classroom using the Computerised Classroom Environment Inventory (CCEI). The participants included 2,869…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Education, Vocational High Schools, Information Technology
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