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International Journal of Educational Research

2017 Volume 85, Number 1

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Number of articles: 15

  1. Enhancing self-regulated learning through using written feedback in higher education

    Georgeta Ion, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Elena Cano-García & Maite Fernández-Ferrer, Departament de Didàctica i Organització Educativa, Spain

    Feedback is considered to be a key component in teacher activity for the reflective construction of knowledge.This paper aims to analyse the feedback provided by lecturers in order to enhance... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. Career guidance, school experiences and the university participation of young people from low socio-economic backgrounds

    Wojtek Tomaszewski, Francisco Perales & Ning Xiang, Institute for Social Science Research, Australia

    University participation is a strong predictor of labour market success, personal health and wellbeing, and positive social outcomes. We leverage contemporary longitudinal data from a... More

    pp. 11-23

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  3. Thinking globally or “glocally”? Bilingual identity of Vietnamese international school students

    Trang Thi Thuy Nguyen & Hoa Thi Mai Nguyen, School of Education, Australia

    This article examines bilingual identity of Vietnamese international school students as reflected in their language practices and language beliefs (Spolsky, 2004). It seeks to identify the factors ... More

    pp. 24-32

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  4. A snapshot of education behind the fence: Supporting engagement in education of incarcerated youth in Australia

    Iva Strnadová, Sue C. O’Neill & Therese M. Cumming

    Incarcerated youth often have complex needs. Past researchers have reported that these young people have high drop-out rates and early disengagement from school. This study adds to the limited... More

    pp. 33-42

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  5. The effect of hand movements on braille reading accuracy

    Vassilios Papadimitriou & Vassilios Argyropoulos

    This study investigated types of hand movements of 32 participants who were blind while they were reading braille texts. Hand movements were correlated with: a) errors in reading accuracy, b)... More

    pp. 43-50

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  6. Changes in primary school students’ use of self and social forms of regulation of learning across collaborative inquiry activities

    Serkan Ucan, School of Education, Communication & Society, United Kingdom

    This study investigated how the occurrence of self and social forms of regulation of learning processes changes over time across the sequence of collaborative inquiry tasks. Two groups of three... More

    pp. 51-67

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  7. School and institutional effects on secondary education transitions in Mexico

    Mariana Barragan Torres

    This study investigates school and institutional effects on student transitions to upper secondary, higher education, and the labor market in Mexico. I focus on school and institutional effects... More

    pp. 68-86

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  8. The returns to mature-age education in Australia

    Francisco Perales, Institute for Social Science Research, Australia; Jenny Chesters, Youth Research Centre, Australia

    Using 15 years of Australian panel data and fixed-effect panel regression models, we examine the prevalence of and labour market returns to different types of qualification upgrading between ages... More

    pp. 87-98

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  9. How many are talking? The role of collectivity in dialogic teaching

    Martin Sedlacek & Klara Sedova

    This study deals with the impact of a teacher development program focused on the implementation of dialogic teaching practice. The participants were eight Czech teachers in lower secondary schools ... More

    pp. 99-108

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  10. Does participation in uniformed group activities in school improve young people’s non-cognitive outcomes?

    Beng Huat See, Stephen Gorard & Nadia Siddiqui

    Recent concerns about extremism, and young people’s vulnerability to exposure of radicalisation and such negative influences, have increased interest in young people’s participation in civic... More

    pp. 109-120

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  11. Emotional intelligence and teacher burnout: A systematic review

    Sergio Mérida-López & Natalio Extremera

    The association between emotional intelligence and teacher burnout has received increasing attention in educational settings. However, theoretical and measurement diversity make it difficult to... More

    pp. 121-130

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  12. Parents’ interest in their child’s education and children’s outcomes in adolescence and adulthood: Does gender matter?

    Alice K. Campbell & Jenny Povey, Institute for Social Science Research, Australia; Kirsten J. Hancock & Francis Mitrou, Telethon Kids Institute, Australia; Michele Haynes, Institute for Social Science Research, Australia

    There has been a dearth of research utilising interactional models of parent and child gender to investigate whether there are gender-specific effects in relationships between parent engagement and... More

    pp. 131-147

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  13. The ideal university classroom: Stories by students with disabilities

    Beatriz Morgado Camacho, Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology, Spain; Rosario Lopez-Gavira, Department of Accounting, Spain; Anabel Moriña Díez, Department of Teaching and Educational Organization, Spain

    This article analyzes what Spanish students with disabilities would like their public university classroom to be like. A biographic-narrative methodology was used. These students made... More

    pp. 148-156

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  14. Navigating the boundaries between home, work and school. Teaching values and literacies in VET

    Henning Fjørtoft

    Students in VET encounter complex demands when navigating across contexts. This study explores how teachers can support such students in navigating literacy practices and values across contexts. A ... More

    pp. 157-166

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  15. Science teaching and students’ attitudes and aspirations: The importance of conveying the applications and relevance of science

    Richard Sheldrake, Tamjid Mujtaba & Michael J. Reiss

    More people studying and working within science are desired in numerous countries, although it remains less clear how educators can help. Analysis considered nationally-representative samples of... More

    pp. 167-183

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