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Ekinci, Nurullah Emir; Yalcin, Ilimdar; Ayhan, Cihan – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the loneliness levels of students at the middle school level and their digital game addictions in terms of various variables. The study group consisted of 404 volunteer students in 5th-8th grade in Kutahya, Turkey. As data collection tools, "Digital Game Addiction Scale", developed by Lemmens et al.…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Middle School Students, Foreign Countries, Computer Games
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Osmanoglu, Devrim Erginsoy – World Journal of Education, 2019
Abuse refers to any form of physical, emotional, sexual and economic maltreatment that actually damages the child's health, life, development and / or dignity. The prevention of abuse will be possible through the recognition of abuse and abuser by the child and strengthening of the "active strategies" used by the child to act against…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Coping, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Köse, Akif – World Journal of Education, 2019
This research aims to explore the relationship between career decision regret, job satisfaction and life satisfaction as well as determining whether career decision regret significantly predicts job satisfaction and life satisfaction. Having a descriptive research design, the research has employed relational survey model. The population of the…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Job Satisfaction, Life Satisfaction, Predictor Variables
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Meral, Sert Agir – World Journal of Education, 2019
Examining attitudes of students towards learning, their academic achievements and internet addictions is the main focus of this study. With the institution permission obtained from the Provincial Directorate of National Education of Istanbul Governorship dated: 21.04.2016 and No: 59090411-20-E.4519158, a descriptive study in relational screening…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Memis, Aysel Demiroglu; Kandemir, Hülya – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of the study is to analyze the correlation between study habits and attitudes and metacognitive reading comprehension self-awareness, reading comprehension and reading attitude of fifth-grade students. 313 students (193 female, 188 male) consisted the sample group of the study using relational screening model. SSHA-Survey of Study Habits…
Descriptors: Correlation, Study Habits, Metacognition, Reading Comprehension
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Almahasnih, Abderraheem Fadhil Salamn – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this research was to investigate the phenomenon of bullying and the dangerous effects on victims and the security of school environment, and to understand the psycho-social dimensions, through recognizing the degree of contribution of embodying the social values, feeling inferiority and strength of inner feeling of bullies who try to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Case Studies, Grade 9, Grade 10
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Admiraal, Wilfried; Nieuwenhuis, Gera; Kooij, Yvette; Dijkstra, Tineke; Cloosterman, Ingrid – World Journal of Education, 2019
Student autonomy is a much discussed topic in educational practice and research. In this study, primary school teachers reported what they do to support the autonomy of their students and students mentioned how they perceived autonomy in the classroom. From the findings of a focus group, consisting of 10 teachers from the upper years, six aspects…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Differences, Teacher Student Relationship
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Bütün, Mesut – World Journal of Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to reveal the challenges and advantages of the implementation of the lesson study model in Turkish middle schools. This study was a case study and the participants of the study was 11 middle school mathematics teachers in three different school in a city at central Anatolia region of Turkey. Three lesson study cycles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development
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Grünke, Matthias – World Journal of Education, 2018
Good writing skills are vital to success in school and, later, in the workplace. However, many elementary and secondary students fail to invest sufficient time and effort in planning what they want to write and, consequently, produce texts of inferior quality. One approach to help struggling children and adolescents acquire effective writing…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Program Effectiveness, Grade 5, Brainstorming
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Aydin, Gülnur; Ayranci, Bilge Bagci – World Journal of Education, 2018
Four fundamental language skills interact with each other. Developing reading skills will also develop listening, speaking, and writing skills. Reading comprehension, using what is understood on new subjects and learning new words during reading can influence listening comprehension as well as oral and written self-expression. General complaints…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Preferences, Reading Habits, Qualitative Research
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Övez, Filiz Tuba Dikkartin; Kiyici, Ozan Deniz – World Journal of Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the opinions of 6th grade students towards teaching applications developed on the basis of Planning-Practicing-Evaluation model which is an ICT integration model for effective mathematics teaching. While teaching process was designed, Moodle which is a learning management system was used in order to use…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Owusu-Ansah, Anthony; Kyei-Blankson, Lydia – World Journal of Education, 2016
Without question, it is imperative in today's era of standards, accountability, and performance assessment, that teachers are skilled in content knowledge and pedagogical strategies. However, the humanistic side of education is equally important for effective teaching and learning. As such, educators need to be reminded of the importance of…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preadolescents, Teacher Effectiveness, Adolescents
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Sturm, Heike; Sturm, Gerd; Bogner, Franz X. – World Journal of Education, 2011
Bird flight and lift in general is a complex subject which is also difficult to teach in a classroom. In order to support the teaching of this curriculum-based subject, an interactive exhibit to demonstrate aerodynamic aspects of objects has been developed, implemented and evaluated with 262 middle school students. The empirical evaluation…
Descriptors: Models, Exhibits, Middle School Students, Semantic Differential