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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 45, Number 6

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Writing short messages in English: Out-of-school practices of Malaysian high school students

    Kok Eng Tan & Paul W. Richardson

    For Malaysian adolescents, writing in English covers various forms and serves a range of purposes. Outside the formal school context, students engage in more personalized forms of writing. This... More

    pp. 325-340

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  2. Spelling feedback in an ICT-learning environment: Issues of proficiency, training efficiency, and transfer

    Anna M.T. Bosman, Martijn van Huygevoort & Ludo Verhoeven

    This study was designed to compare the effectiveness of two different forms of feedback on spelling performance of Dutch Grade-2 students, that is, knowledge-of-results and informational feedback. ... More

    pp. 341-361

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  3. Impact factor and education journals: a critical examination and analysis

    Aspasia Togia & Nikolaos Tsigilis

    Scientific journals are the primary mode of formal communication in science. The ISI Impact factor, a bibliometric indicator that measures the citation rate of the “average” article in a journal,... More

    pp. 362-379

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  4. A test of social capital theory outside of the American context: Family and school social capital and youths’ math scores in Canada, Japan, and the United States

    Cherylynn Bassani

    Within the area of youth studies, social capital theory (SCT) has been widely used to explain achievement disparities. Although this theory has gained popularity, few researchers have tested it... More

    pp. 380-403

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  5. Challenges in operationalizing cultural practices in classroom and peer communities

    Nancy Ares

    This paper explores challenges encountered in a study of culturally relevant pedagogy that examines numeracy practices of under-served youth in secondary mathematics classrooms and in their peer... More

    pp. 404-419

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