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International Journal of Educational Research

2009 Volume 48, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Do examinations influence student evaluations?

    Ivo J.M. Arnold

    This paper measures the impact of timing on student evaluations of teaching effectiveness, using a dataset of close to 3000 observations from Erasmus School of Economics. A special feature of the... More

    pp. 215-224

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  2. Developing argumentation ability as a way to promote technological literacy

    Cilla Choresh, Zemira R. Mevarech & Moti Frank

    The main purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of three instructional methods on students’ technological literacy (TL) and argumentation ability. Participants were 285 seventh grade... More

    pp. 225-234

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  3. “ I don’t talk or I decide not to talk? Is it my culture?”—International students’ experiences of tutorial participation

    Roby Marlina

    Active participation in university tutorials seems to be commonly argued as one of the learning difficulties of non-English-speaking background (NESB) Asian students enrolled in Western English... More

    pp. 235-244

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  4. Measuring online learning approach and mentoring preferences of international doctorate students

    Kenneth David Strang

    Online higher education professors may find their teaching approaches conflict with the learning preferences of their globally dispersed students, which can impede academic performance. In this... More

    pp. 245-257

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  5. A cross-cultural investigation of teachers’ and reporting officers’ self-ratings on teaching and leadership skills across Singapore and Bahrain

    Wee Pin Goh Jonathan, Lee Ong Kim & Hairon Salleh

    Self-rating bias is particularly likely in organizational behavior research as individuals tend to inflate their expertise, skills and character. This study aims to examine how two culturally... More

    pp. 258-273

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  6. The microgenetic emergence of cooperative play in 6-year-olds developmentally at-risk

    Geerdina M. van der Aalsvoort & Rien van der Leeden

    Cooperative play was investigated by a controlled pre/post-test intervention design with 28 dyads of 6-year-old students developmentally at-risk. Selection was based upon cut-off scores on a... More

    pp. 274-285

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  7. Managing multiple goals in real learning contexts

    Caroline F. Mansfield

    Understanding students’ multiple goals in real learning contexts is an emerging area of importance for educators and researchers investigating student motivation in classrooms. This qualitative... More

    pp. 286-298

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