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Anazia, Innocent Uche – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
This study examined the predictive power of quantitative and verbal aptitudes on the performance of senior secondary school students in Economics. The study arose from the poor performance of students in the Senior School Certificate Examination and the General Certificate in Education Economics. The study adopted descriptive survey research…
Descriptors: High School Students, Verbal Ability, Economics, Private Schools
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Casey, J. Elizabeth; Lin, Runchang; Mireles, Selina V.; Goonatilake, Rohitha – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
The goal of the College of Arts & Sciences Community-aid (CASC-aid) project, a National Science Foundation grant funded study (2016-2021), is to develop, implement, and evaluate a program that fosters a community of academic success for Hispanic STEM students. This Hispanic Serving Institute continues to provide a variety of supports to…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Success
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Gundsambuu, Sainbayar – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
In the growing global trend of internationalization, Mongolian universities plan to increase courses and programs in English in order to improve their competitiveness and ultimately to become internationally visible, at least in Asia. This study discusses the current process of internationalization at Mongolian universities and explores the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language of Instruction, Universities
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Hajian, Shiva – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
One of the primary goals of education is to ensure that learners can apply their acquired knowledge in various ways and under different circumstances. However, this expected "transfer" does not always occur and, therefore, the acquired knowledge cannot be flexibly employed in different contexts. One way to minimize this problem is to…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Teaching Methods, Situated Learning, Comparative Analysis
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Nzarirwehi, Jackson; Atuhumuze, Faith – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
In 1994, Uganda's Ministry of Education and Sports introduced Teacher Development Management Systems, with the sole aim of supporting and enhancing professional development of teachers through in-service teacher training. Though the training has increasingly motivated teachers into upgrading their academic qualifications, research has not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education
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Underwood, James; Joshevska, Majda – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
This article is a case study of the knowledge that is exchanged by teachers when they are engaged in professional communities that extend beyond the workplace, including internationally. The participants in this study were all teachers from England and Macedonia. The data collection method was via interview. This data was thematically coded and…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Faculty Development
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Catalano, Amy; Asselta, Lauren; Durkin, Alana – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2019
Elementary school teachers are commonly known to have low self-efficacy in mathematics and science. Previously conducted research on science teaching self-efficacy and content knowledge has often focused on whether methods courses, professional development or other interventions improve both self-efficacy and content knowledge among elementary…
Descriptors: Correlation, Knowledge Level, Science Instruction, Self Efficacy
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Andic, Branko; Kadic, Srdan; Grujicic, Rade; Malidžan, Desanka – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This paper provides an overview of the attitudes of students and teachers toward the use of educational games in the teaching process. The study encompassed a didactic experiment, and adopted interviewing techniques and theoretical analysis. Likert distributions of attitudes to particular game types are presented in tables and the arithmetic means…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Hussein, Hinda – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The purpose of the study reported in this paper was to examine the effects of reflective journals on students' learning, how they foster students' growth mindset, and the students' own perceptions of the journaling process. To this end, 15 students enrolled in an introduction to nutrition course participated in writing reflective journals about…
Descriptors: Reflection, Journal Writing, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Thompson-Rogers, Kaye; Davis, Dannielle Joy; Davis-Maye, Denise; Turner, Claudine – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The medical profession, as well as allied health careers, in the United States continues to experience a lack of diversity in terms of the number of African Americans practicing in these fields. This work highlights a postsecondary program developed to increase the population of Black physicians and health care workers throughout the nation: the…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Mentors, Content Analysis, Program Evaluation
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Pawilen, Greg Tabios – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This study investigated the home environment of selected Filipino gifted individuals. It aims to answer two research questions: (1) what is the giftedness profile of the selected Filipino gifted?; (2) what types of home environments do Filipino gifted have? This study uses qualitative methods, specifically narrative research strategy, to provide a…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Gifted, Family Programs, Profiles
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Nomnian, Singhanat; Arphattananon, Thithimadee – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This study aims to explore school administrators' insights into the key competencies that play an important role in achieving success in English language teaching and learning at government primary schools in Thailand. The study employed semi-structured interviews with six school administrators, including four principals and two head teachers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Qualifications, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Sokolowski, Andrzej – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The current study provides a meta-analysis of global research on using representations to support the learning of mathematics in Pre-K through Grade 5. A total of 13 primary studies encompassing 1,941 subjects was analyzed. The weighted mean effect size for the 13 studies was reported to be ES = 0.53 (SE = 0.05). A 95% confidence interval around…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation
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Li, Raymond; Wong, Tina – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
This study examines the effectiveness of classroom experiments conducted before the relevant theories were taught. The experiments were used to provide students with first-hand experience of decision-making under various rivalry settings and to demonstrate several key predictions of oligopoly models. Statistical methods were used to analyze the…
Descriptors: Educational Experiments, Class Activities, Theory Practice Relationship, Decision Making
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Goradia, Tirtha – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
With the rapid development in information technology and the need to acquire 21st century skills, global trends in higher education are shifting towards using digital pedagogies. In light of this, Koehler and Mishra (2009) developed the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework to integrate technology with teaching. The…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Teacher Competencies, Educational Technology
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