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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 47, Number 6

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Number of articles: 5

  1. The effects of teacher discourse on students’ discourse, problem-solving and reasoning during cooperative learning

    Robyn M. Gillies & Asaduzzaman Khan

    The study sought to determine if teachers who are taught specific communication skills designed to challenge students’ cognitive and metacognitive thinking during cooperative learning use more... More

    pp. 323-340

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  2. Embedding Education for Sustainable Development in higher education: A case study examining common challenges and opportunities for undergraduate programmes

    Paula Jones, Colin J. Trier & Jonathan P. Richards

    This paper explores the perceptions of academics and students towards embedding Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into undergraduate degree programmes in the School for Earth, Ocean and... More

    pp. 341-350

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  3. Effective high school teachers: A mixed investigation

    Don P. Schulte, John R. Slate & Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie

    The researchers conducted a sequential qualitative–quantitative mixed analysis of the characteristics of effective high school teachers as perceived by 615 college students, predominantly Hispanic,... More

    pp. 351-361

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  4. Mathematics achievement and mathematics learning strategies: Cognitive competencies and construct differentiation

    Victor Thiessen & Jörg Blasius

    Responding to a survey requires cognitive abilities similar to those for any other linguistic task. We argue that, when faced with a cognitively challenging task, individuals respond by simplifying... More

    pp. 362-371

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  5. What the discourse tells us: Talk and indicators of high-level comprehension

    Anna O. Soter, Ian A. Wilkinson, P. Karen Murphy, Lucila Rudge, Kristin Reninger & Margaret Edwards

    The purpose of this study was to validate and extend the findings of an exhaustive literature search in Year 1 and a meta-analysis in Year 2 of a 3-year project in which nine (9) small-group... More

    pp. 372-391

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