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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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Schenke, Katerina; Ruzek, Erik; Lam, Arena C.; Karabenick, Stuart A.; Eccles, Jacquelynne S. – Learning Environments Research, 2017
Student perceptions are a pivotal point of measurement for understanding why classroom learning environments are effective. Yet there is some evidence that student perceptions cannot be reliably aggregated at the classroom level and, instead, could represent idiosyncratic experiences of students. The present study examines whether heterogeneity in…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Academic Achievement, Grade 7, Mathematics Instruction
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Deemer, Eric D.; Dotterer, Aryn M.; Morel, Samantha A.; Bastnagel, Abigail E. – Learning Environments Research, 2017
Rooted in achievement goal theory, the buffering hypothesis posits that contextual factors serve to moderate the deleterious effects of personal achievement goals on relevant outcomes. The present study sought to test this hypothesis by examining the interactive effects of classroom affiliation perceptions and personal achievement goals for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement, Context Effect, Classroom Environment
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Gupta, Adit; Fisher, Darrell – Learning Environments Research, 2012
The adoption of technology has created a major impact in the field of education at all levels. Technology-supported classroom learning environments, involving modern information and communication technologies, are also entering the Indian educational system in general and the schools in Jammu region (Jammu & Kashmir State, India) in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Science Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Wei, Michael; den Brok, Perry; Zhou, Yalun – Learning Environments Research, 2009
We examined the relationship between English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers' interpersonal behaviour and students' fluency in English in secondary education in China. A total of 160 students from four classes in the southwest part of China were asked to assess their teachers' interpersonal behaviour using the Questionnaire on Teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Reliability
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Cavanagh, Robert F.; Waugh, Russell F. – Learning Environments Research, 2004
The study was grounded on theoretical propositions and empirical research concerning school effectiveness, classroom effectiveness, school improvement and school renewal. In particular, improving student learning outcomes through improving and renewing schools is dependent on changing classroom cultures of learning and teaching. A model of…
Descriptors: Caring, Parent Attitudes, Academic Achievement, School Effectiveness
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Dorman, Jeffrey P. – Learning Environments Research, 2001
Describes research that was conducted on associations between classroom psychosocial environment and academic efficacy based on a sample of mathematics students from Australian secondary schools. Discusses measures used and results from single and multiple correlation analyses that showed classroom environment relates positively with academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Kankkunen, Markku – Learning Environments Research, 2001
Considers the problem of how to track a student's real progress in learning and evaluates the success of concept mapping in constructing a learning environment in a Finnish primary school. Highlights include the semiotic paradigm developed by Charles Sanders Peirce; and results of a longitudinal study. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Concept Mapping, Elementary Education
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Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 1998
Describes nine questionnaires for assessing student perceptions of classroom psychosocial environment, and reviews their application in past research. Focuses on outcome; innovation; student/teacher perceptual differences; achievement; teacher use of perceptions; quantitative and qualitative methods; links between environments; cross-national…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education