Computers and Education
Vekiri I., Chronaki A..
2008;51:1392-1404. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2008.01.003.
In this study, we examined relations between outside school computer experiences, perceived social support for using computers, and self-efficacy and value beliefs about computer learning for 340 Greek elementary school boys and girls. Participants responded to a questionnaire about...
Journal of Learning Disabilities
Swanson H.L., Sachse-Lee C..
This article summarizes single-subject-design intervention studies that include students with learning disabilities. Effect sizes of 85 studies were analyzed across instructional domains (e.g., reading, mathematics); sample characteristics (e.g., age, intelligence); intervention parameters (e.g., number of instructional sessions, instructional components);...
Learning and Instruction
2002;12:447-465. doi: 10.1016/S0959-4752(01)00010-X.
Particularly in the so called "hard" science subjects the supposedly equal treatment offered by coeducation in schools proves to be, on closer inspection, an extremely subtle form of unequal treatment. The syllabus and the modes of behavior of both...
Journal of Research in Science Teaching
Von Secker C.E., Lissitz R.W..
This study used a hierarchical linear model (HLM) to estimate direct and indirect effects of instructional practices recommended by the National Science Education Standards on individual achievement. Three pedagogical reforms - namely, providing more opportunities for laboratory inquiry, increasing...
Journal of School Psychology
Reynolds A.J., Temple J.A..
This study investigated the effects of school mobility on reading and math achievement for 1,087 low-income Black children in the Chicago Longitudinal Study. Between kindergarten and seventh grade, 73% of the students changed schools at least once during elementary...
1999;41:279-296. doi: 10.1023/A:1018810430105.
Participants were 131 (69 women, 62 men) students in Introductory Psychology, Social Psychology, and Computer Science courses. Eighty-six percent of the sample was Caucasian. The goals of this study were to assess (a) how accurate students' preexamination expectancies and...
Background. Because of the marked decline in the numbers of U.S. medical school graduates entering the primary care fields of internal medicine, pediatrics, and family medicine, medical educators are increasingly interested in determining the factors that influence students’ choices...
Journal of the American Medical Association
Barzansky B., Jonas H.S., Etzel S.I..
We used data from the 1999-2000 Liaison Committee on Medical Education Annual Medical School Questionnaire, which had a 100% response rate, and other sources to describe the status of medical education programs in the United States. In 1999-2000, the...
McGuire L.K., Bergen M.R., Polan M.L..
2004;79:319-325. doi: 10.1097/00001888-200404000-00007.
Purpose. The percentage of women faculty at the professor level has remained at approximately 11%. The medical community could benefit from knowing what is required to attract, retain, and advance women in the academy. Method. The Committee on Women...
Journal of School Psychology
Reynolds A.J., Gill S..
The mechanisms used to convey parents' and teachers' educational expectations for the academic achievement of low-income African American children were explored using data from the Chicago Longitudinal Study. A total of 712 children were studied. A model of mediated...
Research in Higher Education
Hurtado S., Cabrera N.L., Espinosa L.L., Han J.C., Sáenz V.B., Cerna O.S..
2007;48:841-887. doi: 10.1007/s11162-007-9051-x.
The purpose of this study is to explore key factors that impact the college transition of aspiring underrepresented minority students in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, in comparison with White, Asian students and non-science minority students. We examined successful...
International Education Journal
Alias M., Black T.R., Gray D.E..
The aim of this study was to test whether manipulative and sketching activities could influence spatial visualisation ability in engineering students. A pre- and post-test quasi-experimental design was employed using two intact classes of civil engineering students from Malaysian...