NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Type
Journal Articles12
Reports - Research12
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 12 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Skordi, Panayiotis; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2019
Considerable past classroom learning environment research has focused on the primary and secondary levels of education and the subject areas of science and mathematics. The current study is distinctive in its focus on university business statistics learning environments. For the first time, we validated and applied the widely-used What Is…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Statistics, Classroom Environment, Business Administration Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rogers, Maria A.; Hickey, Andrea Jane; Wiener, Judith; Heath, Nancy; Noble, Rick – Learning Environments Research, 2018
Parental involvement in children's learning has been found to influence academic success. However, very few tools exist for measuring parental involvement, particularly ones that target adolescents' self-report. The present study assessed the factor structure, reliability and convergent validity of a new scale to assess adolescents' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Parent Participation, Adolescents, Factor Structure
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sivan, Atara; Cohen, Arie; Chan, Dennis W.; Kwan, Yee Wan – Learning Environments Research, 2017
The Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction (QTI) is a teacher--student relationship measure whose underlying two-dimensional structure is represented in a circumplex model with eight sectors. Using Smallest Space Analysis (SSA), this study examined the circumplex structure of the Chinese version of the QTI among a convenience sample of 731…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Teacher Student Relationship, Statistical Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elvira, Quincy; Beausaert, Simon; Segers, Mien; Imants, Jeroen; Dankbaar, Ben – Learning Environments Research, 2016
Development of professional expertise is the process of continually transforming the repertoire of knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to solve domain-specific problems which begins in late secondary education and continues during higher education and throughout professional life. One educational goal is to train students to think more like…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Test Construction, Test Validity, Expertise
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Charalampous, Kyriakos; Kokkinos, Constantinos M.; Apota, Ekaterini; Iliadou, Anastasia; Iosifidou, Maria; Moysidou, Sofia; Vriza, Ekaterini – Learning Environments Research, 2016
Attachment theory proposes that early parent-child relationships provide the basis for all future close relationships of the individual, through childhood and adolescence into later life. The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between parental attachment, peer attachment and students' perceptions of their teacher's…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Attachment Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Role
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aldridge, Jill M.; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2016
The purpose of this study, in part, was to confirm the factor structure of the School-Level Environment Questionnaire, which assesses six school climate factors that can be considered important for improving schools. The study also tested a research model of the relationships between the school climate, teachers' self-efficacy and job…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Environment, Job Satisfaction, Self Efficacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fernández-Pascual, Maria Dolores; Ferrer-Cascales, Rosario; Reig-Ferrer, Abilio; Albaladejo-Blázquez, Natalia; Walker, Scott L. – Learning Environments Research, 2015
The aim of this study was to examine the validity of the Spanish version of the Distance Education Learning Environments Survey (Sp-DELES). This instrument assesses students' perceptions of virtual learning environments using six scales: Instructor Support, Student Interaction and Collaboration, Personal Relevance, Authentic Learning, Active…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Surveys, Distance Education, Virtual Classrooms
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rusticus, Shayna; Worthington, Anne; Wilson, Derek; Joughin, Karen – Learning Environments Research, 2014
The Medical School Learning Environment Survey (MSLES) was used with a sample of 311 undergraduate medical students in British Columbia, Canada, to assess the seven scales of Medical Breadth of Interest, Personal Breadth of Interest, Emotional Climate, Flexibility, Meaningful Learning Experience, Organization, Nurturance and Student-Student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Schools, Educational Environment, Medical Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schultz-Jones, Barbara A.; Ledbetter, Cynthia E. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
As part of a larger study, the How My Library Supports Inquiry and the How My Science Class Supports Inquiry questionnaires were developed for evaluating the extent of inquiry-based teaching in classrooms and school libraries and the effect of this instruction on student literacy and, by extension, the social good. Each has 28 items in seven…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Inquiry, Active Learning, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Parpala, Anna; Lindblom-Ylanne, Sari; Komulainen, Erkki; Entwistle, Noel – Learning Environments Research, 2013
The study examined the use of the modified Experiences of Teaching and Learning Questionnaire (ETLQ) in the Finnish context by focusing on its factor structures and comparing them with those for British data. A total of 2,509 Finnish and 2,710 British students completed the questionnaire. The comparison of the factor structures were conducted…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Structural Equation Models, Factor Structure
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Anagun, Sengul S.; Anilan, Huseyin – Learning Environments Research, 2013
The Constructivist Learning Environment Survey is an instrument used for assessing students' and teachers' perceptions of their learning environments. The Teacher Constructivist Learning Environment Survey (TCLES) was created to better enable teachers and researchers to determine teachers' perception of their use of constructivist approaches in…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Adamski, Aurora; Fraser, Barry J.; Peiro, Maria M. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
We investigated relationships between students' perceptions of parental involvement in schooling, their Spanish classroom environment and student outcomes (attitudes and achievement). Modified Spanish versions of the What Is Happening In this Class?, Test of Spanish-Related Attitudes-L[subscript 1], a parental involvement questionnaire and a…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Factor Structure, Hispanic American Students, Correlation