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International Journal of Educational Research

2013 Volume 58, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Examining preservice teachers’ decision behaviors and individual differences in three online case-based approaches

    Yasemin Demiraslan Çevik & Thomas Andre

    This study compared the impact of three types of case-based methods (case-based reasoning, worked example, and faded worked example) on preservice teachers’ (n=71) interaction with decision tasks... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. Effects of a tall ship sail training experience on adolescents’ self-concept

    Michele Capurso & Simone Borsci

    This study investigates the impact of a sail training education programme on the self-concept of a group of 147 adolescents. The Competence and Social domains of Bracken's self-concept scale were... More

    pp. 15-24

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  3. How do ninth-graders perceive their involvement in the most meaningful episodes of their school career?

    Suvi Krista Westling, Kirsi Pyhältö, Janne Pietarinen & Tiina Soini

    This study explored students’ perceived involvement in school. The data were collected from six schools around Finland. The participants were ninth graders (n 518) who were asked to take a... More

    pp. 25-35

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  4. Effects of math anxiety on student success in higher education

    M.I. Núñez-Peña, M. Suárez-Pellicioni & R. Bono

    This study examines whether math anxiety and negative attitudes toward mathematics have an effect on university students’ academic achievement in a methodological course forming part of their... More

    pp. 36-43

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  5. Language-rich discussions for English language learners

    Jie Zhang, Richard C. Anderson & Kim Nguyen-Jahiel

    A study involving 75 Spanish-speaking fifth graders from a school in the Chicago area investigated whether a peer-led, open-format discussion approach, known as Collaborative Reasoning, would... More

    pp. 44-60

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  6. Reading linear texts on paper versus computer screen: Effects on reading comprehension

    Anne Mangen, Bente R. Walgermo & Kolbjørn Brønnick

    To explore effects of the technological interface on reading comprehension in a Norwegian school context.72 tenth graders from two different primary schools in Norway.The students were randomized... More

    pp. 61-68

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  7. The development of a questionnaire on academic hardiness for late elementary school children

    Spiridon Kamtsios & Evangelia Karagiannopoulou

    The purpose of the research was to develop a questionnaire to measure dimensions of academic hardiness in late elementary school children. Questionnaires were distributed to 1474 children. After a ... More

    pp. 69-78

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  8. Predicting achievement: Confidence vs self-efficacy, anxiety, and self-concept in Confucian and European countries

    Suzanne Morony, Sabina Kleitman, Yim Ping Lee & Lazar Stankov

    This study investigates the structure and cross-cultural (in)variance of mathematical self-beliefs in relation to mathematics achievement in two world regions: Confucian Asia (Singapore, South... More

    pp. 79-96

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