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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 48, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Ideal versus school learning: Analyzing Israeli secondary school students’ conceptions of learning

    Linor Hadar

    This study explored 130 secondary school students’ conceptions of learning using an open-ended task, analyzed both qualitatively and quantitatively. Students’ reality of learning comprised two... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. The effect of preschool dialogic reading on vocabulary among rural Bangladeshi children

    Aftab Opel, Syeda Saadia Ameer & Frances E. Aboud

    The purpose of the study was to examine the efficacy of a 4-week dialogic reading intervention with rural Bangladeshi preschoolers with the intention of increasing their expressive vocabulary.... More

    pp. 12-20

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  3. Creative self-efficacy: An intervention study

    Gro Ellen Mathisen & Kolbjorn S. Bronnick

    This study examined the effects of creativity training on creative self-efficacy. We developed a creativity course based on social cognitive theory. The course was conducted in two formats: a five-... More

    pp. 21-29

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  4. Learning in politics: Teachers’ political experiences as a pedagogical resource

    John P. Myers

    The suggestion that teaching is a political act has been a divisive issue among educators. However, there has been little analysis of the ways that teachers draw on their political experiences as... More

    pp. 30-39

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  5. Gender and age-appropriate enrolment in Uganda

    Ryan Wells

    Secondary school enrolment in Uganda has historically favoured males over females. Recently, however, researchers have reported that the secondary enrolment gender gap has significantly diminished,... More

    pp. 40-50

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  6. Are we looking through the same lens? Principal recruitment and selection

    Paula Kwan & Allan Walker

    This article reports a study designed to identify the factors that both hiring bodies and applicants believe are most important when making decisions about principal selection, appointment and... More

    pp. 51-61

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  7. Service quality ideals in a competitive tertiary environment

    Roland K. Yeo

    Drawing on the experience of an Engineering School in Singapore, the paper explores the success factors of service quality in higher education by integrating the characteristics of SERVQUAL (an... More

    pp. 62-76

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