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Aluri, Venkata L. N.; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2019
In this study, we measured students' perceptions of mathematics classroom learning environment and investigated their associations with students' achievement. The Mathematics-Related Constructivist-Oriented Classroom Learning Environment Survey (MCOLES) was developed with seven dimensions and 56 items, using theories surrounding classroom learning…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Environment, Correlation
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Lin, Shuqiong; Salazar, Timothy R.; Wu, Shuang – Learning Environments Research, 2019
Utilising data from a research university (N = 7219), we examined the extent to which three factors, climate of diversity (COD), course learning experience (CLE) and research practice experience, predicted undergraduates' overall satisfaction. COD was the most influential predictor of student satisfaction after controlling for the other two. In…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Environment, Student Diversity, Student Satisfaction
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Cipriano, Christina; Barnes, Tia N.; Pieloch, Kerrie A.; Rivers, Susan E.; Brackett, Marc – Learning Environments Research, 2019
Supportive classroom environments are associated with improved student outcomes, particularly during early adolescence (ages 10-14 years). Applying Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory to further investigate the microsystem of the school (Bronfenbrenner and Morris in The ecology of human development, Harvard University Press, Boston, 1998),…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Early Adolescents, Classroom Environment
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Premo, Joshua; Lamb, Richard; Cavagnetto, Andy – Learning Environments Research, 2018
A common problem in education is getting students to cooperate effectively in groups during learning. Because interdisciplinary research has established that cooperation is sensitive to specific contextual factors such as reciprocity, friendship and benefit, similar factors could be shaping student interactions in contemporary classroom…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Student Surveys, Structural Equation Models
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Mäkelä, Tiina; Helfenstein, Sacha; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija – Learning Environments Research, 2018
The present educational design research involved analysing Finnish upper secondary school students' participation in the improvement of their psychosocial and technology-enhanced physical learning environment (LE). It examined which LE characteristics students considered important when redesigning their LE, and whether they felt that their ideas…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Secondary School Students, Educational Environment
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Dorman, Jeffrey P. – Learning Environments Research, 1999
The "University-Level Environment Questionnaire" (ULEQ) was field-tested and validated on a sample of 489 academics from 52 departments in 28 Australian universities. The final form of the ULEQ consists of 42 items assigned to seven scales: Academic Freedom, Concern for Undergraduate Learning, Concern for Research and Scholarship,…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Environment, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
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Maor, Dorit – Learning Environments Research, 1999
Describes a professional development program using interactive multimedia workshops to develop teachers' understanding of a constructivist epistemology in science education. Discusses teachers' perceptions; how they changed their classroom practices; software and database development; and the development of a new survey to assess reactions to…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Software Development, Constructivism (Learning), Databases