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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 27, Number 4

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Number of articles: 9

  1. About this issue

    Campbell J. McRobbie & Chad D. Ellett

    pp. 269-271

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  2. School learning environment, organizational structures and effectiveness: A synthesis of research in 443 schools

    Chad D. Ellett, Connie S. Logan, Joseph G. Claudet, Karen S. Loup, Bob L. Johnson & Sheila W. Chauvin

    This chapter is a synthesis of findings from five research studies linking school learning environment and organizational characteristics to multiple indices of school effectiveness. Descriptions... More

    pp. 273-282

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  3. Student characteristics and learning environment interactions in mathematics and physics education: A resource perspective

    Mieke Brekelmans, Pieter van den Eeden, Jan Terwel & Theo Wubbels

    In two studies, one on secondary mathematics education, the other on secondary physics education, data were collected on students' cognitive achievement and characteristics of students and their... More

    pp. 283-292

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  4. Monitoring constructivist classroom learning environments

    Peter C. Taylor, Barry J. Fraser & Darrell L. Fisher

    The incorporation of constructivist and critical theory perspectives on the farming of the classroom learning environment led to the development of the Constructivist Learning Environment Survey ... More

    pp. 293-302

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  5. Alternative perspectives on authentic learning environments in elementary science

    Kenneth Tobin

    There are multiple views of a learning environment, each having the potential to contribute to our understanding and valuing of learning. In this study, the teacher's view was positive, concerned... More

    pp. 303-310

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  6. The interaction of learning environments and student discourse about knowing, learning, and the nature of science: Two longitudinal case studies

    Wolff-Michael Roth

    This is one of a series of studies conducted by a high school physics teacher, who used constructivist referents to plan and enact the curriculum, and to understand and improve the learning... More

    pp. 311-320

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  7. Measuring the professional learning environment of schools: Linkages to school effectiveness and effects

    Karen S. Loup

    This study is a conceptual and empirical extension of a variety of recent investigations that have attempted to establish linkages between and syntheses among school environment characteristics and... More

    pp. 321-331

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  8. Multiple learning environments in the physics classroom

    Campbell J. Mcrobbie, Wolff-Michael Roth & Keith B. Lucas

    This study was designed to investigate how perceptions of the learning environment in a Year 12 physics class mediated students' learning about rotational motion. Data sources included observation ... More

    pp. 333-342

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  9. Investigating the classroom learning environment of resilient and non-resilient students from inner-city elementary schools

    Hersholt C. Waxman, Shwu-Yong L. Huang & Margaret C. Wang

    The serious educational, community, and family problems facing students in urban cities present a formidable challenge to educators. One factor that has been found to be positively associated with ... More

    pp. 343-353

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