NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Practitioners1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 113 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Koivuhovi, Satu; Vainikainen, Mari-Pauliina; Kalalahti, Mira; Niemivirta, Markku – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study examined changes in pupils' agency beliefs and control expectancy from grade four to grade six, and whether they were associated with studying in a class with a special emphasis on a subject as compared to studying in a class without emphasis. After controlling for the effects of mother's education, prior school achievement, and gender,…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Elementary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tholin, Jörgen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In Swedish compulsory school, students can choose to study a modern language in addition to English, i.e., French, Spanish, or German. Since 1994, instruction time for modern languages has been extended, the learning objectives have been made more attainable, and national assessment materials have been introduced. The government made these changes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), French
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Volckmar, Nina – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
It has been a key goal to achieve equity in education in Australia and Norway over the last 50 years. This article offers a historical case-oriented comparative analysis of the promotion of equity in education in these 2 countries. While equity in education is primarily understood as students' learning outcomes in national and international tests,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Comparative Education, Case Studies, Educational Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hultin, H.; Eichas, K.; Ferrer-Wreder, L.; Dimitrova, R.; Karlberg, M.; Galanti, M.R. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Previous studies indicate that school climate is important for student health and academic achievement. This study concerns the validity and reliability of the student edition a Swedish instrument for measuring pedagogical and social school climate (PESOC). Data were collected from 5,745 students at 97 Swedish secondary schools. Multilevel…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Educational Environment, Academic Achievement, Test Validity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lerang, Maren Stahl; Ertesvåg, Sigrun K.; Havik, Trude – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study aimed to investigate students' perceptions of classroom interaction and goal orientation in association with academic achievement, school non-attendance, and disobedience among students in lower-secondary schools. The sample contained 1975 students from grades 8-10 (age 14-16) in 11 Norwegian lower-secondary schools. The results…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sezer, Baris; Abay, Ece – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The objective of this study was to examine the effects of the flipped classroom method on the academic achievement of medical students in the Good Medical Practice Program, collect data on the students' opinions of this method, and offer solutions to some of the most commonly cited problems in the literature regarding its use. The research design…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Medical Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gustafsson, Jan-Eric; Blömeke, Sigrid – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim is to describe the development of achievement in compulsory school in the Nordic countries from the 1960s. The study relies on published results concerning literacy and numeracy from the international large-scale assessments between 1964 and 2012. Among others, the following conclusions are drawn: (1) for most countries, a small but…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Educational Development, Educational Trends
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Virtanen, T. E.; Lerkkanen, M.-K.; Poikkeus, A.-M.; Kuorelahti, M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Self-ratings of behavioural engagement, cognitive engagement and school burnout were used in person-centred analyses to identify latent profiles among 2,485 Finnish lower-secondary school students. Three profiles were identified: high-engagement/low-burnout (40.6% of the sample), average-engagement/average-burnout (53.9%), and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Burnout, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rissanen, Inkeri; Kuusisto, Elina; Hanhimäki, Eija; Tirri, Kirsi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This qualitative case study examines teachers' implicit meaning systems built around their core beliefs on the malleability of human qualities. Previous research has demonstrated the influence of students' implicit theories on motivation and achievement and has presented successful interventions for students. However, research on teachers'…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Systems Approach, Recall (Psychology), Interviews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lytje, Martin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In the 1980s, Norwegian researchers pioneered efforts towards developing school support for bereaved children. Eighteen years later, a Danish approach was created based on these foundations. This article explores the Danish school bereavement response plans (b-plans) and investigates their ability to support both teachers and bereaved children.…
Descriptors: Grief, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Individual Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gustafsson, Jan-Eric; Yang Hansen, Kajsa – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The main aim of this study was to investigate the development of the correlation between family education and student achievement in Sweden, which previous research has found to be stable, in spite of increasing school segregation and widening differences in levels of achievement between schools. Based on register data for populations of graduates…
Descriptors: Educational History, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Correlation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Berisha, Anna-Kaisa; Seppänen, Piia – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The Finnish comprehensive school system is regularly referred to as a uniform and "no-tracking". In this article, we show with novel urban case data in Finland that school performance differed significantly between schools, most strikingly between school classes, and was connected to the school's selectiveness in pupil admission. A…
Descriptors: Urban Education, School Choice, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Quinto Romani, A.; Klausen, T. B. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
It has been claimed that physical activity has a positive effect on not only health but also on school performance. Using data from a randomised school-intervention study, this paper investigates whether different interventions promoting physical activity affect school performance in primary school children. The results indicate that on average,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Academic Achievement, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Herrmann, Kim Jesper; Bager-Elsborg, Anna; Parpala, Anna – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
While focus on quality in Danish higher education has been growing in recent years, limited attention has been devoted to developing and thoroughly validating instruments that allow collecting data about university students' perceptions of the teaching-learning environment. Based on data from a large sample of Danish university students, a Danish…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Questionnaires, Learning Strategies, Outcome Measures
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Utriainen, Jukka; Marttunen, Miika; Kallio, Eeva; Tynjälä, Päivi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study investigates the quality of the critical thinking skills of applicants (n = 77) seeking entry to the faculty of educational sciences in a Finnish university and how these skills are associated with the applicant's age, previous higher education experience, and matriculation and entrance examination scores. The data consist of the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Persuasive Discourse, Thinking Skills, Grades (Scholastic)
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8