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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 50, Number 5

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Number of articles: 9

  1. A typology of task characteristics and their effects on student engagement

    Ian Mitchell & Angela Carbone

    The tasks that teachers set have a major effect on how students approach learning, however the nature of this interaction has not been explored comprehensively, nor against current understandings... More

    pp. 257-270

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  2. Canadian and Australian pre-service teachers’ use, confidence and success in various behaviour management strategies

    Andrea Reupert & Stuart Woodcock

    The purpose of this study was twofold; first, to identify Australian and Canadian pre-service teachers’ use, confidence and success in various behaviour management strategies, and second, to... More

    pp. 271-281

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  3. Effects of Chinese parental practices on adolescent school outcomes mediated by conformity to parents, self-esteem, and self-efficacy

    Yuh-Ling Shen

    This study examines how the parental support and control affected school outcomes through conformity to parents, self-esteem, and self-efficacy in adolescence in Mainland China. The sample included... More

    pp. 282-290

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  4. Educational concerns of Arabic speaking migrants from Sudan and Iraq to Melbourne: Expectations on migrant parents in Australia

    W.J. Sainsbury & A.M.N. Renzaho

    Families immigrating to Australia face many challenges integrating into the educational system, including language barriers and interrupted schooling. We have qualitatively evaluated the... More

    pp. 291-300

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  5. Building a framework to study the hetero norm in praxis

    Mattias Lundin

    To improve equality in schools and to facilitate the identification of oppressive features of the classroom, a framework to indicate the heterosexual norm and its consequences is needed. The... More

    pp. 301-306

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  6. Teachers’ conceptions of assessment in Chinese contexts: A tripartite model of accountability, improvement, and irrelevance

    Gavin T.L. Brown, Sammy K.F. Hui, Flora W.M. Yu & Kerry J. Kennedy

    The beliefs teachers have about assessment influence classroom practices and reflect cultural and societal differences. This paper reports the development of a new self-report inventory to examine ... More

    pp. 307-320

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  7. Education and economic growth in Pakistan: A cointegration and causality analysis

    Muhammad Afzal, Hafeez Ur Rehman, Muhammad Shahid Farooq & Kafeel Sarwar

    This study explored the cointegration and causality between education and economic growth in Pakistan by using time series data on real gross domestic product (RGDP), labour force, physical capital... More

    pp. 321-335

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  8. Improving EFL majors’ critical reading skills and political awareness: A proposed translation program

    Safaa M. Abdel halim

    Surveying the existing situation and considering the pilot study conducted by the researcher, it was clear that there is a problem concerning weaknesses in critical reading and translation skills... More

    pp. 336-348

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  9. Examining the mediating effect of job satisfaction on the relation between responsibilities and career aspiration of vice-principals

    Paula Kwan

    This article reports a study designed to examine the mediating effect of vice-principals’ job satisfaction on the relation between their responsibility roles and career aspirations. Based on a Hong... More

    pp. 349-361

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