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International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education
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ISSN (Print) 2252-8822 - ISSN (Online) 2620-5440
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  • Post-COVID-19 Malaysian parents’ views on children’s vaccination:
           subjective norms analysis

    • Authors: Noor Amira Syazwani Abd Rahman; Soon-Yew Ju, Jamal Rizal Razali, Nur Hazirah Hamdan, Mohd Rozaimy Ridzuan, Lai-Kuan Kong
      Abstract: Vaccinating children is a critical life-saving measure that ensures herd immunity and saves numerous lives. However, the rising trend of parental refusal to vaccinate poses a significant threat to disease containment within societies. Amid the widespread COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia, this study examines how subjective standards impact parents’ vaccination intentions and behaviors. Lockdowns and travel restrictions during the pandemic caused a decline in vaccination rates due to missed appointments for children’s vaccinations. Even post-pandemic, some parents persist in refusing vaccination for their children. Conducting an online survey and employing quantitative, the study collected data from parents with children aged 1 day to 15 years old. Analyzing the data through IBM SPSS and employing SmartPLS 4.0.9.5 software, specifically using partial least squares-structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM), revealed significant insights. The findings indicate that parents’ willingness to vaccinate their children significantly predicts their actual vaccination behavior. Moreover, social norms positively influence parental vaccination intentions. The study highlights the mediating role of vaccination intention between social norms and actual vaccination behavior among parents. Overall, this empirical research strongly supports the theory of planned behavior (TPB) model, emphasizing the importance of targeting social norms to foster vaccination behavior and elevate vaccination rates.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Factors effects on e-learners’ satisfaction at the higher education
           institutions in Saudi Arabia

    • Authors: Ateeq Ahmad; Siti Falindah Padlee, Mohd Saiful Izwaan Saadon
      Abstract: To give e-learners enough freedom during their learning experiences, interactive learning, or “e-learning” as it is more commonly known, uses information and communication technologies. Because it provides e-learners with several benefits, e-learning has garnered a lot of attention in the education sector during the COVID-19 epidemic. This study’s primary goal is to assess how internet connection (ICS) and service quality (SVQ) affect e-learner satisfaction (ELS). This study assessed the effects of factors (service quality and internet connection) on e-learner satisfaction in Saudi Arabian higher education institutions. The investigation was carried out using a quantitative technique. Information was acquired from Saudi Arabian universities. A total of 350 questionnaires were reviewed. The relationship between factors (service quality and internet connection) and their effect on the satisfaction of e-learners was examined using structural equation modeling (AMOS SEM). The study’s results demonstrated that factors including SVQ and ICS have a positive effect on how satisfied e-learners are. This article recommends that responsible authorities pay special attention to ensuring quality and existing regulations and standards to address the issues that could affect ELS with e-learning in Saudi Arabian higher education institutions.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Effectiveness of digital learning on students’ higher order thinking
           skills

    • Authors: Hamidah Mat; Siti Salina Mustakim, Fazilah Razali, Norliza Ghazali, Asnul Dahar Minghat
      Abstract: In the realm of education, learning and instructional activities play a crucial role in cultivating lasting and meaningful comprehension among science students. This research aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the i-Genius module in enhancing students’ performance in science. The i-Genius module’s development adhered to the ADDIE model, and two specific research questions were formulated: i) is there a statistically significant difference in mean scores between the experimental and control groups' and ii) to what extent can i-Genius contribute to students’ conceptual evolution compared to traditional methods' To address these questions, a sequential mixed-method approach involving interviews, pre-tests, and post-tests was implemented in two distinct schools in the Seremban District. The experimental group comprised 35 participants, and the control group also included 35 students with similar characteristics. Student performance, assessed through pre-test and post-test mean scores, revealed that students exposed to i-Genius achieved significantly higher scores than those exposed to traditional methods in the post-test (t(68)=8.37, p<0.05). This study’s implications lie in its practical application within the school context, offering an alternative instructional tool for teaching science and presenting an instructional model to guide teachers in formulating strategies that encourage problem-posing within the science curriculum.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • A review of engagement strategies for massive open online courses

    • Authors: Masyitah binti Md Nujid; Duratul Ain Tholibon
      Abstract: The United Nations adopted the sustainable development goal of “quality education” as one of its objectives. In emergency teaching and learning amid the outbreak in 2019, the emphasis has been placed on providing a versatile and easily accessible lifelong learning experience to ensure high-quality education. One type of online e-learning course is the massive open online course (MOOC). It provides a free course that may be taken whenever and anywhere. However, difficulties have come up regarding student performance, course completion, and dropping out as a result of quality assurance of e-learning platforms like MOOC. In order to keep students interested in the course until the end, this study will review and recommend MOOC strategies. The strategies in enhancing for MOOC engagement reveals that they include development, collaboration between educators and students, and evaluation. Self-regulation learning is a crucial motivation in retention from dropping out of the MOOC facilitates participation through the utilization of innovative pedagogies, as well as the interaction between students and educators on both the MOOC platforms and social media platforms according to research. Course information and instructional design are also found to attract learners to complete the course. Giving prizes for completing MOOC assignments and tests is an extra choice in retaining from dropping out the course. The contribution of study is MOOC online learning engagement strategies are introduced. By developing a good course design, collaboration between students and educators and evaluation performance based can enhance students’ engagement to completion of the course.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Effect of missing values on the matching item in the graded model

    • Authors: Haitham Fuad Jamil Darweesh; Haitham Mohammad Ali Zureigat
      Abstract: The study aimed to examine the effect of the percentage of missing values on the matching of the items of the graded model. To achieve this, the experimental approach was followed in conducting the study, as hypothetical data were used to simulate the experimental conditions represented by the percentage of missing values. It has three levels (5%, 10%, and 20%). Moreover, the compensation method is represented by simple regression. The study found that there were no statistically significant differences in the percentage of items matching the graded model according to the missing percentages (5% and 10%). Moreover, there were statistically significant differences in the percentage of items matching the graded model according to the missing percentages (20%). Therefore, we must use the different nonparametric item response theory (IRT) models because of the good information, it provides to researchers about the test and its items without missing items suitable for this purpose and prejudice—the cumulative response of the subjects.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Applications of machine learning in operational aspects of academia: a
           review

    • Authors: Muhammad Nadeem; Wael Farag, Zekeriya Uykan, Magdy Helal
      Abstract: Educational institutions, propelled by digital transformation and sophisticated machine learning (ML) algorithms, amass plentiful data, facilitating the execution of complicated decision-making tasks previously inconceivable. ML’s pervasive influence extends beyond pedagogy and research, profoundly altering the fabric of academia and reshaping university functionalities. Its deployment in university administration enhances efficacy, efficiency, and operational streamlining across diverse levels. This article conducts a comprehensive review of extant knowledge pertaining to the diverse applications of ML in non-teaching domains within academic settings, delineating avenues for future research. The recognized findings furnish a robust foundation for the further exploration and refinement of ML applications, particularly within the administrative and operational realms of academia. A consequential outcome of this transformative integration is the mitigation of teachers’ administrative burdens. In practical terms, this liberation affords educators the opportunity to redirect their time and energy towards their primary responsibilities of educating and fostering the intellectual development of their students.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Developing teachers’ professional performance based on dual
           intelligence: a mediation perspective

    • Authors: Widodo Widodo; Bambang Sumadyo, Heru Suparman, Sumaryati Tjitrosumarto
      Abstract: Teacher professional performance is crucial for schools to improve students’ academic performance and success. However, research on this issue still needs to be completed, including the factors influencing it. Therefore, this study focuses on investigating the role of interpersonal communication skills (ICS) in mediating cultural intelligence (CI) and emotional intelligence (EI) affect teachers’ professional performance. The participants are 455 Indonesian teachers selected by accidental sampling from three provinces in Indonesia. Data was collected by distributing Likert scale questionnaires and analyzed using structural equation modeling (SEM) performed by LisRel 8.80. All hypotheses were supported (significant). It means CI, EI, and ICS are related to teachers’ professional performance; CI and EI link to teachers’ ICS; and ICS mediates CI and EI affect teachers’ professional performance. This evidence promotes a new model of CI and EI affecting teachers’ professional performance via ICS. It provides a theoretical contribution, and practical implication requires critical discussion among researchers, scientists, and practitioners.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Improving trigonometric competency with GeoGebra: a quasi-experimental
           study in a high school

    • Authors: Yulieth Carriazo-Regino; Dougglas Hurtado-Carmona, Andrés Bermudez-Quintero
      Abstract: This quasi-experimental study examines the efficacy of GeoGebra in enhancing trigonometric competence among tenth-grade students in Montería, Colombia. Comparing an experimental group that used GeoGebra with a control group receiving traditional teaching, key competencies such as reasoning and argumentation, communication, representation and modeling, and problem posing and solving were evaluated. Pre-intervention results showed that 88.19% of students in the experimental group had insufficient performance in reasoning and argumentation. After the implementation of GeoGebra, this figure decreased to 5.5%. In competencies of communication, representation, and modeling, the insufficient performance reduced from 85.7% to 5.5%, and in problem posing and solving, from 80.3% to 5.7%. These significant improvements demonstrate the positive impact of GeoGebra on the development of mathematical competencies. The study concludes that GeoGebra is an effective tool for strengthening trigonometric competence in high school students, highlighting the importance of integrating digital technologies in mathematics education. The findings suggest the need for more research on the use of technological tools in mathematics education and support investment in technological resources and teacher training.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • First-year students’ mathematical skills: assessing and developing an
           innovative strategy for teaching mathematics

    • Authors: Rogie Espia Padernal; Sylvino Venus Tupas
      Abstract: In order to succeed in advanced mathematics and other related courses while in college, students must have a strong foundation in the subject of mathematics. Thus, this study aimed to determine the level of students’ fundamental skills in mathematics in the areas of number sense, mathematical representation, spatial skills, estimation, patterns, and problem-solving when they are grouped according to the school of origin, strand, and program enrolled. Likewise, to test if there is a significant difference in fundamental mathematics skills when grouped according to the demographics. A descriptive comparative research design was utilized, and 278 first-year students participated. The results revealed that students performed better on their fundamental skills in mathematics in the area of patterns and performed lowest mean in spatial skills. Students who graduated from public schools performed well in all areas compared to private school students; in terms of program enrolled, fundamental skills in math varies. Furthermore, there is a significant difference in students’ fundamental skills in mathematics when grouped according to the school of origin and strand, otherwise in program enrolled. This study suggests that mathematics teachers must utilize a different teaching strategy suited to students’ needs following the learner-centered approach in teaching.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Using nominal group technique to investigate the factors of child sexual
           abuse in Malaysia

    • Authors: Norsayyidatina Che Rozubi; Azad Athahiri Anuar, Konstantinos Kosmas Gaitis, Nurul Khairani Ismail
      Abstract: This study aims to study the factors contributing to sexual abuse of children in Malaysia. This study uses the nominal group technique (NGT) approach in determining the list of factors for victims and predators, involving six experts from six different institutions that are directly involved with the issue of child sexual abuse (CSA). The findings of the study show that there are four factors that reach the highest value (86.7%) for the victims, which are naivety and lack of knowledge, family problems, unsafe environment, and social media. As for predator factors, two factors were rejected because they reached a low value, namely the factor of “wanting to try” (60%), and mental health issues (66.67%). Finally, the highest predator factors found are family crisis and upbringing style, with each reaching a value of 83.33%. The findings of the study show that several factors in the occurrence of sexual abuse against children can be identified. This matter needs attention so that this problem can be controlled and prevented from spreading in the community. The NGT method shows an effective and acceptable methodology for solving the problems of this study.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Measuring the level of self-awareness among faculty members in
           universities: demographic factors

    • Authors: Khawlah M. AL-Tkhayneh; Samer Abdel Hadi, Ziyad Kamel Ellala
      Abstract: This study aimed to measure the level of self-awareness among university faculty members, considering various demographic variables such as gender, academic specializations, and experience. The research was conducted on a sample of faculty members from four universities in Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE): two from Jordan and two from the UAE. A sample of 172 faculty members was selected using an appropriate non-probability sampling technique. The researchers invited the entire study sample to participate in the self-awareness scale (SAS), developed using a translated Arabic version. The study found that the level of self-awareness among the sample was moderately average, with a mean score of 3.54. Additionally, according to the survey, there were no discernible gender disparities in self-awareness among university faculty members. However, there were statistically significant differences among faculty members in the sub-dimensions of realistic caution and self-reflection based on the experience variable, favoring faculty members with 11 or more years of experience. Significant differences were also observed in realistic awareness and indifference to external cues among faculty members specializing in humanities and social sciences compared to those in other specializations.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Unveiling the leadership essence: exploring the authenticity of primary
           school headmasters in Malaysia

    • Authors: Mohammad Zainuddin Mat Zaid; Mat Rahimi Yusof, Mohd Ish Awang
      Abstract: The development of the current modernity in regardless of the explosion of industrial revolution 4.0 (IR4.0) in the 21st millennium has influenced the leaders of educational institutions towards the transformations of the effective organizational leadership. Therefore, this study is aimed to identify and redetermine the factors that influence the authentic leadership practices among the headmasters. The quantitative study using the cross-sectional research from the adaptation of authentic leadership questionnaire (ALQ) based instruments has been distributed to 436 teachers via online, as they were also being randomly selected through a stratified simple random sampling technique. The study data has been analyzed through the descriptive statistics and exploratory factor analysis (EFA), as a confirmatory procedure and an analysis factor (CFA) using IBM-SPSS-AMOS software. The results of the study shows that all four dimensions of authentic leadership are at a high-level course. Meanwhile, the CFA analysis showed that the four dimensions together with the 16 indicator items in authentic leadership, were accepted and confirmed. In addition, the data analysis also found out that the influence of all dimensions in the authentic leadership of headmasters are in positive and at a high rate. Finally, this study has successfully developed a measurement model for the authentic leadership of headmasters. In spite of that, it is suggested that a further studies on a larger scale which involves the qualitative and quantitative methods could be carried out by the future researchers in providing greater benefits and better contributions in the next findings
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Improvement of engineering student’s learning outcomes in high schools
           using adaptive educational hypermedia system

    • Authors: Sumarlin Sumarlin; Punaji Setyosari, Saida Ulfa, Made Dunanda Kartika Degeng
      Abstract: This was a research and development (R&D) which aims to develop adaptive educational hypermedia system (AEHS) learning media. The use of AEHS based on learning style in supporting the online learning process is considered very effective for use by engineering students because it can be accessed via mobile devices which can make it easier for students to learn and has an effect on increasing learning outcomes, this is supported by several inputs from experts through expert learning design tests, learning instrument experts, learning media experts and learning outcome measurement experts with the assessment results included in the very good category. The participants in this study were informatics engineering students, totaling 100 students. Small group tests were conducted for participants and obtained a gain score of 0.735 included in the 'high' category. The pretest and posttest have been carried out and the results show that the average posttest score is greater than the pretest value. A comparison between the use of AEHS developed with web-based learning was carried out and it can be concluded that the use of AEHS based on learning styles further improves student learning outcomes in informatics engineering compared to web-based learning.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The influence of accounting students’ personality traits toward their
           entrepreneurship intention

    • Authors: Noor Lela Ahmad; Nadiah Farhanah Mohd Fazil, Rohaila Yusof, Nor Sa’adah Jamaluddin, Rusliza Yahaya
      Abstract: This paper intends to explore entrepreneurship intention among the youth by examining their personality traits. The respondents of this study were accounting students in their final year from seven public universities across Malaysia. A validated questionnaire was employed and distributed to representatives of each university, obtaining a total of 756 responses. The collected data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and utilized partial least square-structural equation modelling (PLS-SEM) to analyze the hypotheses. The results revealed that personality traits influence entrepreneurship intention of accounting students’ and conscientiousness being the most significant trait with a coefficient of 0.612. This paper suggests that personality traits namely conscientiousness, extraversion, openness to experience and agreeableness can boost entrepreneurship attitude, thus it should be optimized systematically into the education context to shape young personalities that are inclined towards entrepreneurship. Essentially, Ministry of Higher Institution, universities, colleges, and schools are advised to shape entrepreneurial personalities through the education curriculum and frequent practical sessions with inspiring entrepreneurs in the industry. Further, integrating the elements of personality traits into entrepreneurship education can serve as a guide for financial management of a business.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Exploratory factor analysis of two most widely used materialism
           measurements

    • Authors: Kuni Saffana; Valendra Granitha Shandika Puri, Rahmat Hidayat
      Abstract: The material value scale (MVS) and the aspiration index (AI) are among the most prominent measurements of materialism in research. As the names indicate, the MVS measures materialism in terms of materialistic values, whereas AI measures it in the matter of aspirations. Although both instruments have been widely used in research, the question of whether materialistic values and aspirations are independent of each other remains open for examination. The answer to this question is important, considering the inconsistencies in the results of past research. Therefore, this study aims to assess the construct's similarity and dissimilarity between both self-report materialism measurements resulting from exploratory factor analysis (EFA). The study was conducted online in Indonesia in 2019, with 610 participants, Indonesian version of MVS and AI, the software of Jamovi and R Studio. The analysis consisted of the Bartlett test, Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin test, parallel analysis, minimum rank factor analysis, EFA, and reliability (Cronbach’s α). The result showed there was an intersection, but each measurement had a portion of each independence higher, hence was no sufficient evidence of similarity between both materialism constructs. The construct of materialism as value and materialism as aspiration is proposed as different. Limitations of the study and implications for research were discussed.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Studies of multicultural education in three last decades: global trends
           and future directions in educational researches

    • Authors: Sumargono Sumargono; Risma Margaretha Sinaga, Farida Ariyani, Riswanti Rini
      Abstract: The publication trend regarding multicultural education studies has been increasing in three last decades. Nevertheless, systematic studies providing comprehensive bibliographic and bibliometric review related to this issue has not been performed nor also reported in the electronic journals or conference proceeding. A systematic review combined to bibliometric analysis was used to present global trends and future directions in educational researches related to multicultural education. 284 eligible documents from Scopus database published in 2001–2023 were involved as the data. Results revealed that in the period of 2001–2023, publication trend of multicultural education studies slightly soared while citation trend on the documents regarding multicultural education studies relatively fluctuated. The productive and influential documents, authors, countries, institutions, and sources contributed most to the development of multicultural education studies. Moreover, a lot of authors and institutions in the world jointly worked and also generated research networking in conducting the studies of multicultural education, mainly authors come from United States and educational institutions located in United States. Additionally, at least there are several major emerging themes related to multicultural education studies such as methodology, learning environment, main topic in multicultural education, affective and cognitive domain, participant, and theoretical framework. The future researches related to this topic should develop valid, practical, and effective learning models for multicultural competence referring to culturally responsive transformative teaching approach.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The impact of continuous professional development activities on student
           learning outcomes and employability

    • Authors: Mohamad Nassereddine; Ghalia Nassreddine
      Abstract: The fast development of engineering technologies forces a wide range of students to choose the technological path for their careers. Universities focus on theoretical study with limited practical exposure. To ensure students are prepared for the industry requirements, engineering universities set a core industrial experience for all students. This industrial experience aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry and to ensure students have gained the required industrial. The work in this paper highlights the importance of continuous professional development (CPD) hours for engineering students. The paper studies the impact of CPD hours on the critical skills of the student learning outcomes. A descriptive analytical methodology is applied to examine this impact. Thus, a survey of 34 questions was created and distributed to students at engineering schools in different universities across the MENA and Gulf Region. A sample of 234 answers is collected and analyzed using a statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS). The results show that students agree that CPD activities can enhance their learning outcomes, teamwork skills, public speaking, and technical competencies. The results show that student believes that CPD activity may enhance their chance of securing employment within a short timeline after graduation.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Validation of a teacher mathematics knowledge scale based on the Ernest
           framework among Malaysian teachers

    • Authors: Nor Hasnida Md Ghazali; Syaza Hazwani Zaini, Mahizer Hamzah, Noor Insyiraah Abu Bakar, Muh Khairul Wajedi imami
      Abstract: The aim of the current research was to validate the Malaysian version of the mathematical knowledge scale based on the Ernest framework. The participants include 100 teachers from Kelantan, Malaysia. An exploratory factor analysis (EFA) with principal components analysis and varimax rotation was conducted. This research determines the number of factors through eigenvalues greater than one and frames the structure of the scale through factor loading. The value of the eigenvalue and factor loading are considered in this research to frame and develop the structure of the scale. Furthermore, the reliability of the scale was tested with Cronbach’s alpha. The results showed six factors on the scale explaining 67.39% of the variances. A total of 26 items with factor loading greater than 0.60 were determined for the scale. The structure of the scale was as three items in the first factor, two items in the second factor, five items in the third factor, four items in the fourth factor, 10 items in the fifth factor, and two items in the sixth factor. Furthermore, the reliability of the scale was 0.958. This research concluded that the scale was internally consistent in measuring the teacher’s mathematics knowledge.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Factors that influence global literacy: what is the most dominant'

    • Authors: Anggi Tias Pratama; Ahmad Kamal Sudrajat, Rizqa Devi Anazifa, Atik Kurniawati
      Abstract: Global literacy is a crucial ability to maintain the world’s peace. Several studies show that demographic factors influence the development of a person’s competence. However, the influence of demographic factors on global literacy has not yet been explored, especially in high school students. This research was conducted to determine the factors that most influence students’ global literacy in biology learning. The factors used in this research are gender, school profile (public or private school), and interest in learning biology. This study used a cross-sectional survey design with 2,759 students participating. Students’ global literacy was analyzed from a questionnaire of four aspects: exploration, communication, using the internet, and act for society. This study found that all the proposed factors influence students’ global literacy, but the factor that has the most dominant influence is the school profile. This research provides a new view regarding the influence of demographic factors on students’ global literacy. The government and related parties can use these results to design effective learning innovations to develop students’ global literacy.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The acceptance model for camera simulators as a learning media for
           Indonesian vocational student

    • Authors: Novian Anggis Suwastika; Maslin Masrom, Qori Qonita, Rahmat Yasirandi, Hilal Hudan Nuha
      Abstract: This study investigates the acceptance of camera simulator technology as a learning media by Indonesian vocational high school (VHS) students and examines the relationships among influencing factors. It proposes an acceptance model integrating the technology acceptance model (TAM) 3 and the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT). Ten factors impacting technology acceptance were identified, resulting in the formulation of 15 hypotheses regarding inter-construct relationships. In this empirical study, a quantitative approach was employed, distributing questionnaires to 200 students at Public Vocational High School 10 in Bandung, specializing in broadcasting and filmmaking programs. After analyzing 145 valid responses, the study progressed in two stages: the measurement model and the structural model. The evaluation of the measurement model confirmed the validity of all indicators and constructs, ensuring compliance with the established standards. In the structural model evaluation, one construct (computer anxiety) and four inter-construct relationships were excluded. This research enhances our understanding of factors influencing camera simulator technology acceptance among VHS students in Indonesia, shedding light on the complexities of their decision-making process in adopting this educational tool.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Home learning environment in early years and Greek parents’
           socio-demographics

    • Authors: Vasiliki Karavida; Eleni Tympa, Evmorfia Nefeloudi
      Abstract: The home learning environment (HLE) is the first environment in which children’s early learning takes place. A number of studies have provided empirical evidence that the HLE contributes to children's cognitive, socio-emotional development. This study addresses the question of the factors that can be associated with creating a positive learning environment for children at home. Pilot quantitative data was collected from 324 families through a questionnaire about the activities parents get involved with their children. The frequency of reading-related activities as well as other in-home and out-of-home learning activities was calculated. Pearson’s correlation coefficient was employed to assess the relationship between parent education levels and activities within the HLE. Questionnaire reliability was examined using Cronbach’s alpha coefficient. The results showed that the gender and educational level of parents had no influence on the frequency of their involvement in the activities or the type of activities they chose to engage. However, the parents’ educational level has an impact on their beliefs, which influence the provision of learning opportunities and the quantity and quality of parent-child interactions. Further research on parental guidance or children's academic performance could collect more information on the factors that can create a more stimulating HLE.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Development and refinement of the interview protocol: interview questions
           for international school teacher retention

    • Authors: Sok Yee Leong; Hamdan Said
      Abstract: For novice researchers, creating a list of interview questions as part of the interview procedure to collect data for addressing the research questions is always a challenge. Despite several studies have provided vital suggestions for novice researchers in developing and refining interview questions, few studies offer a clear path for designing and improving interview questions. The suggested guidelines from past research lack empirical evidence, particularly in the field of education. This study aimed to present the process of developing and refining an interview protocol used in an international school teacher retention study. This study suggested and tested five phases in the development and refinement of a qualitative interview protocol: i) establishing preliminary questions based on a literature review; ii) ensuring alignment of interview questions with research questions; iii) constructing an inquiry-based conversation; iv) receiving feedback on interview protocols; and v) piloting the interview protocols. It provides comprehensive and user-friendly guidance for novice researchers in developing qualitative instruments. Using this roadmap can help novice researchers to prepare for the interview process, remain open to new findings and enhance the effectiveness of qualitative interview tools.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Impact of professional development activities on teachers’ formative
           assessment practices

    • Authors: Le Lam; Vu Phuong Lien, Le Thai Hung, Nguyen Thi Phuong Vy
      Abstract: This study aims to explore the impact of professional development (PD) activities on the practice of formative assessment, mediated by outcome expectancy and self-efficacy. The study used a survey method to unveil compelling insights among 5,546 primary teachers within the context of Vietnam. The findings from partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) demonstrated a significant impact of PD on teachers’ outcome expectancy regarding formative assessment and their self-efficacy in practicing it. The study emphasizes that PD significantly enhances the effectiveness of practice when interconnected with outcome expectancy and self-efficacy. When teachers anticipate positive outcomes and possess strong self-belief, PD notably improves their classroom formative assessment practices. These findings underscore the importance of tailoring PD initiatives to bolster teachers’ outcome expectancy and self-efficacy. By emphasizing these aspects, PD can significantly elevate its positive influence on classroom practices, especially in formative assessment. This study provides crucial insights for educational policymakers and institutions aiming to maximize the impact of PD programs for primary educators in Vietnam.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Variable frequency drive trainer kits for electronic control system
           subjects in vocational secondary schools

    • Authors: Mustofa Abi Hamid; Putu Sudira, Mochamad Bruri Triyono, Muhamad Aqil Rizqillah, Irwanto Irwanto, Dedi Setiawan, Desmira Desmira, Martias Martias, Muhammad Hakiki, Tamil Selvan Subramaniam, A. Abdurrahman
      Abstract: The objective of this study is to create a variable frequency drive (VFD) trainer kit, assess the practicality of the developed VFD educational tool, and evaluate its impact on the academic performance of industrial electronic engineering students, particularly in the area of electronic control systems. The study utilizes the ADDIE model and customized to meet the requirements and consists of the following phases: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. There were 130 respondents consisting of 122 vocational students, 1 industry expert/practitioner in the field of VFD, 1 vocational training center instructor, 4 vocational teachers, and 2 lecturers. Data were collected using questionnaires with 4 Likert scales from strongly agree to strongly disagree, feasibility assessment sheets from media experts and material experts, interviews, and electronic control system learning outcomes tests. The learning media receives a “highly feasible” and the job sheet obtains 67 “highly feasible”. Moreover, the level of effectiveness of the learning media receives a score of 0.724, indicating high effectiveness. Therefore, they have proven to be effective in enhancing student learning outcomes and developing their proficiency in controlling the speed of electric motors. This will help bridge the gap between the industry's skill requirements and the skills taught in schools.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Teaching perspective during COVID-19: coping and stress

    • Authors: Ana Maria Cossio Ale de Preciado; José Gregorio Brito Garcías
      Abstract: This study aimed to analyze the indicators related to coping and stress or burnout perceived by teachers who worked virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic; it presented a descriptive quantitative approach. The data collection technique used was a survey and a self-administered questionnaire as the instrument used, structured in five dimensions: stressful situations during virtual work, perceived feelings, teacher coping, perception of optimism, and lifestyle assumed due to the pandemic. The sample selected for the study was composed of 97 teachers who experienced virtual teaching in various regions of Peru. The study concluded that teachers experienced stressful situations, made strong sacrifices, faced and sought alternatives, and were assertive and calm. They have had both positive and negative feelings about remote education. This survey showed optimistic changes, making teachers strive to adopt a new lifestyle dedicated to training independently and improving technological skills, among other aspects
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Evaluating integrated training for juvenile criminal justice system at the
           national police education and training center

    • Authors: Irfan Abraham; Ahmad Ridwan, Dinny Devy Triana
      Abstract: This study critically assesses the integrated technical training program for the juvenile criminal justice system, conducted by the national police education and training institute in Indonesia. The research employs a mixed-method approach, utilizing an explanatory sequential design and applying the Kirkpatrick evaluation model, involving 62 participants. Content validity is maintained through expert input, with the Aiken v formula employed for result analysis. Credibility is affirmed through a focus group discussion. The study aims to evaluate the program’s impact on the rights of Indonesian children in legal conflicts. Findings indicate participants’ satisfaction and high motivation at level 1 (reaction), while levels 2, 3, and 4 reveal a positive impact on protecting the rights of children involved in legal conflicts. The research highlights the need for a larger sample size and a more extended measurement period for future investigations. Objectives encompass assessing program impact, learning outcomes, behavioral changes, external organizational impact, and examining the program’s practical contribution to educational research and evaluation, guiding recommendations for future improvements.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Global transformational leadership scale: cross-cultural adaptation of
           Indonesian sports science student context

    • Authors: I Made Sriundy Mahardika; Jusuf Blegur, Berliana Berliana, Jacob Anaktototy, Lukas Maria Boleng, Sandra Arhesa
      Abstract: Transformational leadership has become an essential aspect of life skills integrated into a learning activity. At the same time, the tools for evaluating transformational leadership in the context of sports students in Indonesia still need to be improved. This study aims to adapt the global transformational leadership scale (GTLS) into the Indonesian version constructed from seven potential behaviors (vision, staff development, supportive, empowerment innovative, lead by example and charismatic). Testing content validity uses nine raters from various disciplines. Construct validity uses 297 students and concurrent validity by correlating GTLS scores with the leadership practices inventory (LPI). The data were analyzed using the Aiken formula, factor analysis, Pearson, and Cronbach's alpha with the help of the SPSS-AMOS. The result was that the seven adapted GTLS items met the Aiken validity parameter=0.74-0.96, construct validity (discriminant index=0.59-0.70; factor loading=0.63-0.77; p-value=0.000; RMR=0.013; GFI=0.961; TLI=0.952, CFI=0.968; RMSEA=0.080), concurrent validity (r=0.467), and reliability parameters=0.87. Thus, the Indonesian version of GTLS is valid and reliable for measuring transformational leadership in sports student culture. However, GTLS only facilitates members’ perceptions of their group leaders, so it is necessary to develop a GTLS scale oriented towards students perceiving their transformational leadership. These two data from different perspectives (peer and self-perception) enlarge the results of lecturers' comprehensive measurement, assessment, evaluation, and improvement of their students’ leadership.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Early childhood social-emotional development: an impact on a developing
           country

    • Authors: Aishath Rafiyya; Tanpat Kraiwanit, Pongsakorn Limna, Rattaphong Sonsuphap, Arnon Kasrisom, Teeradej Snongtaweeporn
      Abstract: Early childhood social-emotional development profoundly shapes a child's well-being and future success. This study explains how legislative and regulatory strategies and policies regarding early childhood social-emotional development impact a developing country, specifically focusing on Thailand. Using a qualitative approach, in-depth interviews with 12 key informants in Thailand were conducted via purposive sampling. Data analysis involved documentary and content analyses. The study unveiled critical policies and strategies to support early childhood social-emotional development. These encompass early childhood education and care programs, enhanced professional development and support for educators, increased family engagement, accessible mental health support, and robust assessment and monitoring systems. Social-emotional development carries substantial economic implications, affecting education, workforce productivity, healthcare, crime rates, and overall societal well-being. Effective early childhood social-emotional development policies and strategies can boost children's well-being and future success. Therefore, investing in early childhood education and care programs, improving professional development for educators, fostering family involvement, offering mental health support, and implementing vigilant assessment and monitoring systems can empower young children to thrive in the short and long term.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The interplay of factors affecting online learning experience in higher
           education

    • Authors: Fredy Fredy; Ratna Purwanty, Desy Kumala Sari, Lastika Ary Prihandoko
      Abstract: Education has undergone a profound transformation, transitioning significantly from traditional face-to-face instructional approaches to a predominant reliance on online learning methodologies. This sudden change leaves questions on how to provide an affective and satisfying online leaning for students. As prior studies revealed, many factors affect the success of implementing online learning, specifically for higher education students. As a response, this quantitative study was intended to investigate the interplay of factors affecting online learning experience in higher education namely anxiety, motivation for learning, self-directed learning, online learning attitude, and computer-internet self-efficacy. An exploratory factor analysis (EFA) included 20 items of online survey distributed to undergraduate students (n=329) from several faculties at one Indonesian university to explore this issue. This study used the partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) application to explore the interplay among six constructs. The results showed that all six constructs namely anxiety, motivation for learning, self-directed learning, online learning attitude, computer-internet self-efficacy, and online learning experience were positively associated. It meant that those factors were statistically proven to affect students’ online learning experiences. Educators could use these results as a consideration in implementing online learning more effectively. Further implications of pedagogical practice and further research are discussed.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Educational management in improving the quality of teachers in senior high
           schools

    • Authors: Muhammad Ihsan Dacholfany; Nyoto Suseno, Harlinda Syofyan, Muhammad Rijal Fadli
      Abstract: Teachers play a crucial role in improving the quality of education, an essential aspect of national education development, which applies universally in various cultures and countries. As national education standards and needs increase, educational development becomes a necessity. This study seeks to investigate the enhancement of teacher quality dimensions to elevate national education standards, employing a case study approach with mixed methods. The sampling involved random selection from five senior high schools in Lampung, comprising 190 students and 10 teachers. Data collection was carried out through questionnaires, interviews, and document analysis. The analysis of questionnaire data utilized structural equation modeling (SEM) through Lisrel 8.50 assistance. The qualitative phase encompassed data reduction, presentation, conclusion drawing, and verification. Results indicate that the model fits well with a Satorra-Bentler scaled Chi-square value of 189.190, a p-value coefficient of 0.070 (>0.05), root mean square error of approximation (RMSEA) of 0.030 (<0.080), and comparative fit index (CFI)≥0.90, suggesting its acceptability. The assessment of teachers’ professional management in enhancing education quality focuses on preparation, implementation, and evaluation, offering significant potential for improving senior high school teachers’ quality.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • “The internet is slow!”: building a context-oriented learning
           management system

    • Authors: Rita Cui Ramos; Primo Garcia, Queenie Roxas-Ridulme, Ria Valerie Cabanes, Hanna May Rosario, Marie Karen Enrile, Ronaldo De Jesus
      Abstract: In this study, researchers analyzed the current distance learning situation in the Philippines as part of a four-phase project to create a Filipinized learning management system (LMS) for nursing students and educators. A mixed-methods approach was utilized by conducting 17 online focus group discussions (FGDs) in selected nursing universities from the Philippines and disseminating an online survey with a sample size of 80 nursing educators and student participants. Results revealed that both nursing students and educators faced barriers in their online learning and teaching experiences and in using LMS. Educators showed how slow internet connections and power outages, lack of training with the use of technology and LMS, lack of technology resources, and lower student engagement hampered the delivery of learning. Students also shared problems with instability of internet connection, teacher-student and student-student communication, and learning environment. Both teachers and students also recognized time efficiency, cost-effectiveness, the accessibility of learning materials, and flexibility in learning as benefits of online learning. The study provided an in-depth understanding of the situation of Filipino online nursing students and educators that may be used in developing the Filipinized LMS and in building educational policies and programs for online learning
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Effectiveness of AutistAR to enhance communication and social skills among
           children with autism

    • Authors: Natasha Amira Hushairi; Zakiah Mohamad Ashari, Kee Jiar Yeo, Lina Handayani
      Abstract: Individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have serious fundamental deficits in communication, social, inventiveness, and constructive skills. In the age of technology, children with disabilities frequently employ assistive technologies to aid in their learning and support the rehabilitation process, particularly for autism. Individuals with ASD require technology-based tools such as software or applications that could assist them with communication, language, organizing skills, and information processing. This research developed an augmented reality (AR) application integrating picture exchange communication systems (PECS) to aid children’s communication and social skills. A single-case experimental design (SCED) method was used to analyze the features and effectiveness of AutistAR. The study included a sample of two individuals diagnosed with ASD, characterized by restricted communication and social abilities. The result revealed that there was an improvement in overall communication and social skills in both participants. The ramification of the findings is further explored.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The effect of the mathematics instruction model on enhancing mathematical
           thinking

    • Authors: Narunat Iamcham; Saranya Chanchusakun
      Abstract: The objectives of this research were to study the efficacy of the mathematics instructional model (BRIGHT model) based on realistic mathematics education (RME) and model-eliciting activities (MEAs) approaches to enhance mathematical thinking (MT) for upper primary school students as follows: i) to compare the mathematics achievement of students before and after studying with the BRIGHT model, ii) to compare the MT of students before and after studying with the BRIGHT model, and iii) to evaluate the students' and mathematic teachers' satisfaction on learning activities by using the BRIGHT model. The results of this research were as follows: i) the mathematics achievement and MT of students after studying were significantly higher than before studying with the BRIGHT model; ii) the student satisfaction with learning activities using the BRIGHT model was satisfied all aspects of the assessment. The mean scores from highest to lowest were as follows: benefits that student received, learning atmosphere, and learning activities, respectively; and iii) the satisfaction teachers and educational superiors were very satisfied with the learning management process and applying the BRIGHT model. Therefore, learning through the BRIGHT mathematical modeling has shown all aspects of students' and mathematic teachers' expected development.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Online problem-based learning and 3D digital books to improve pre-service
           teachers’ scientific literacy

    • Authors: Titin Sunarti; Nadi Suprapto, Binar Kurnia Prahani, Muhammad Satriawan, Iqbal Ainur Rizki
      Abstract: Scientific literacy skill is needed by pre-service physics teachers (PSPTs) since it involves mastering thinking and using scientific thinking in recognizing and addressing social issues. However, low scientific literacy for PSPTs is a problem that needs to be solved, resulting in effectively teaching science to their students. Therefore, to increase the scientific literacy of PSPTs, this study aims to develop an online problem-based learning assisted with digital books with 3D animation (OPBLA3DB). This study employs a quasi-experimental design for educational research with subject 72 PSPTs in one university in Indonesia. The data were collected using written tests, questionnaires, observation sheets, and validity sheets. The findings of this study demonstrate how highly valid and reliable the research tools developed are. The implementation results also show how practical learning is. This teaching model can improve PSPTs’ scientific literacy effectively, along with obtaining positive responses from them. This study implies that the OPBLA3DB model can be widely applied to enhance scientific literacy.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Optimizing students’ practical skills through project-based learning:
           case study in vocational high schools

    • Authors: Mohammad Iskandar Dzulkurnain; Afrig Aminuddin, Waleed A. Hammood, Khairul Hafezad Abdullah, Mohammad Badrul Alam Miah
      Abstract: Competition in the global era requires graduates from vocational schools to be more skilled in hard and soft skills to adapt to the industrial world. Adaptation of vocational education institutions to the industrial world is vital; thus, they can continuously update the skills of their graduate candidates. Hence, this research aims to describe the implementation of the Center of Excellence curriculum and project-based learning in a vocational high school as a form of school adaptation to the development of the industrial world in the 21st century. This research was included in a qualitative research design adopting a case study. The research respondents consisted of vocational high school residents in Central Java. Data was collected through interview techniques and observations and then analyzed interactively and descriptively. The research results then reported that the school was fully committed to implementing the Center of Excellence curriculum regarding teaching human resources and learning facilities. The project-based learning process also seemed to run optimally. Students could accept it, considering that project-based learning was implemented because it was an adaptive model to accommodate 21st century competencies. However, there is still room for improvement and optimization in order to effectively implement this operational curriculum and enhance students' ability to acquire 21st century skills.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Factors affecting learner engagement in HyFlex learning environments

    • Authors: Xu Yingyi; Rafiza Abdul Razak, Siti Hajar Halili
      Abstract: Higher education institutions are increasingly implementing hybrid flexible (HyFlex) learning mode due to its accessibility and flexibility. However, little is known about students’ engagement and potential predictors in this learning approach. This study’s objective was to look into strategies for enhancing learner engagement in HyFlex learning environments. In this study, the relationships between specific predictors (learner control, self-efficacy, and learning motivation), learners’ perceived community of inquiry (CoI) presences, and learner engagement in HyFlex learning environments were investigated using partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM). In order to collect data on the study’s variables, an online survey was completed by 367 students who were enrolled in the HyFlex learning environments at a Chinese college. The results indicated a direct and positive relationship between learner engagement and factors such as self-efficacy, learner motivation, and learners’ perceived CoI presences. However, learner control did not have a direct and positive impact on learner engagement. Instead, it indirectly influenced learner engagement by affecting learners’ perceived CoI presences. In addition, the relationships between learner motivation and engagement, as well as self-efficacy and learner engagement, were significantly mediated by the learners’ perceived CoI presences. The findings offer fresh perspectives on the roles of learner control, self-efficacy, learner motivation, and learners’ perceived CoI presences in HyFlex learning, with implications for learning processes and learner engagement.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Indonesian vocational college students’ attitudes towards project-based
           learning in English courses

    • Authors: Ira Mutiaraningrum; Sri Wuli Fitriati, Issy Yuliasri, Mursid Saleh
      Abstract: Following the mandatory adoption of project-based learning (PjBL) in Indonesian vocational education, there has been a revival in popularity as a prevalent instructional approach in higher education. However, no research on students' attitudes toward mandatory PjBL in Indonesia has raised concerns about its acceptance. This article describes Indonesian vocational college students’ attitudes toward PjBL in English language courses. The study specifically focuses on cognitive, affective, and behavioral attitudes and how students perceive the advantages of PjBL for their English skills and career aspirations. This quantitative study included 336 Indonesian vocational students from twelve state and private colleges in Indonesia. The results of this study revealed that students had a positive attitude toward PjBL in their English courses. Students’ cognitive, affective, and behavioral attitudes indirectly influenced their career aspirations, with English skill benefits acting as mediators. This study proves that how students feel, think, and behave affects their future career goals by shaping how they perceive improvement in their English language skills.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Influence of organization ethos on research competence of teachers in
           higher education institutions

    • Authors: Kiran Srivastava; G. S. Prakasha
      Abstract: The standards of research depend on the maintenance and coordination of research activities that are conducted by the teachers in higher education institutions. The flexibility in ordinances and statutes empowers the higher education institutions to frame the guidelines that empower the research competence of the teachers. This descriptive research has collected the data from 451 regular teachers of higher education institutions from different areas of discipline for the research. The results of the study show that there is a significant difference in measures of the perceptions of the teachers towards the relationship between organization ethos and research competence in higher education institutions. The study indicates the practical and academic importance for teachers to enhance research performance of higher education institutions.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Video explainer, e-module, or both: which is better to improve statistics
           performance of graduate students'

    • Authors: Roberto G. Sagge Jr; Salvador P. Bacio Jr
      Abstract: Technology is an essential component of modern education, and teachers use various types of technology to improve classroom performance. Meanwhile, statistics is one of the seemingly difficult courses according to students across levels. This study experimental aimed to determine if video explainer and e-module improve students’ performance in statistics. There were 78 graduate school students participated and used video explainer, e-module, or both as an intervention. A 100-item performance test in statistics was used. The statistical techniques employed were mean, standard deviation and analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). Results revealed that students’ pre-test performance was “average”. Additionally, their posttest performance was “high”, regardless of the intervention utilized. Significant differences emerged between groups who utilized both video explainer and e-module and those who used simply video explainer or e-module. Video explainer and e-modules should be integrated carefully into the instruction, helping graduate students develop a solid understanding of statistics. The results of the study suggest that studying statistics is more successful when one uses these interventions because it integrates visuals, audio, real-world applications, accessibility and flexibility towards various learning styles. Learning stakeholders should cooperate to ensure seamless integration of these materials into the curriculum and provide ample support to educators in generating and managing content.Technology is an essential component of modern education, and teachers use various types of technology to improve classroom performance. Meanwhile, statistics is one of the seemingly difficult courses according to students across levels. This study experimental aimed to determine if video explainer and e-module improve students’ performance in statistics. There were 78 graduate school students participated and used video explainer, e-module, or both as an intervention. A 100-item performance test in statistics was used. The statistical techniques employed were mean, standard deviation and analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). Results revealed that students’ pre-test performance was “average”. Additionally, their posttest performance was “high”, regardless of the intervention utilized. Significant differences emerged between groups who utilized both video explainer and e-module and those who used simply video explainer or e-module. Video explainer and e-modules should be integrated carefully into the instruction, helping graduate students develop a solid understanding of statistics. The results of the study suggest that studying statistics is more successful when one uses these interventions because it integrates visuals, audio, real-world applications, accessibility and flexibility towards various learning styles. Learning stakeholders should cooperate to ensure seamless integration of these materials into the curriculum and provide ample support to educators in generating and managing content.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Original illustrated tasks with photos of regional plants for botany
           knowledge control and consolidation

    • Authors: Mikhail Klimenko; Nataliya Tarasovskaya, Sholpan Hamzina, Bulat Zhumadilov, Bibigul Zhumabekova
      Abstract: This article addresses one of the current issues in education: the use of resources in biological disciplines classes that are required for students to develop meta-subject competencies. The incorporation of natural objects into educational content can create a favorable environment for teaching biology classes and assist students in developing necessary knowledge about regional flora. The authors created a set of integrated plant tasks that require knowledge of ecology, plant physiology, and evolution. The main goal of tasks is to learn about regional plant species and to control what you have learned. Certain activities are specifically created for hands-on engagement with nearby natural entities to determine their taxonomic classification, morphological characteristics, and adaptations. This approach, according to the authors, ensures productivity in biology teaching.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Learning management system instrument development based on Aiken’s V
           technique

    • Authors: Nor Azlan Ahmad; Alanazi Abdulaziz Mayouf, Nur Fazidah Elias, Hazura Mohamed
      Abstract: The use of the learning management system (LMS) at the Malaysian Polytechnic is constantly changing according to the current situation. In addition, the relatively low acceptance of LMS in technical and vocational education training (TVET) institutions requires further study. This paper will discuss accurate construct of measurement for LMS TVET using expert consensus through Aiken's V analysis. Based on the analysis coefficient and the reliability of the content, several important constructs have been identified involving system quality, information quality, service quality, motivation, user satisfaction, intention-to-use, self-discipline, practical training, and actual use. Through quantitative analysis, every item in constructs is calculated and reviewed by an expert in order to validate the items. The minimum validity value accepted in this study is 0.75 based on Aiken's V table, thus, two items were rejected. These items were rejected due to the same meaning and being inappropriate. This study proves the instrument's content validity based on expert agreement using the Aiken agreement index. This study contributes to a suitable instrument for measuring LMS in TVET for use in subsequent studies.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Research productivity on science learning: a bibliometric study
           international from 2013 to 2023

    • Authors: Widayanti Widayanti; Edi Istiyono, Haryanto Haryanto, Heri Retnawati, Arini Rosa Sinensis, Dian Andesta Bujuri
      Abstract: This research focuses on evaluating research productivity in the realm of science learning using various bibliometric indicators. A total of 4,942 scientific publications were taken from the Scopus database from the period 2013–2023, applying related keyword searches. The result is presented in graphical form. Studies also use VOSviewer and Biblioshiny tools through R to evaluate network visualizations and find the most prolific authors, number of publications and citations, country representatives, organizational and university contributions, publishers, and frequently appearing words. The results reveal a growing trend in total publications in the past 10 years of research. Out of a total of 4,942 scientific publications, NA NA is one of the most prolific authors. The USA and China are the most productive countries when it comes to publishing research in the field. The University of California, National Taiwan Normal University, and Purdue University are reported to be the top three productive organizations in the field of science learning. The study also looked at collaboration and cooperation between authors, countries, and organizations in visualization analysis. The results of the word that often appears are reported to be that science, education, learning, and effects have maximum link strength.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Career development impact on architecture undergrads’ employment:
           learning motivation mediation

    • Authors: Zi Ming Fan; Juo- Lan Yeh
      Abstract: This study, utilizing the expectancy-value theory, examines the relationship between career development, learning motivation, and employment capabilities among Chinese architecture undergraduates. Surveying 319 students from five Chinese universities, the research reveals that career development has a positive impact on both employment capabilities and learning motivation. Learning motivation, in turn, positively affects employment capabilities and acts as a mediator between career development and employment capabilities. These findings underscore the significance of proactive career planning, goal setting, and intrinsic learning motivation in enhancing students' employment capabilities. For practical applications, educational institutions can design comprehensive career development programs to assist students in defining career goals and igniting intrinsic motivation for learning, thereby fostering career success and employability among architecture students.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The impact of video-based virtual reality training on critical thinking
           and cognitive load

    • Authors: Khaleel Al-Said; Anna Berestova, Nailya Ismailova, Nikolay Pronkin
      Abstract: Online learning, including in higher education, is an active part of the modern educational landscape. Spherical video-based immersive virtual reality (SV-IVR) is useful in this field. This study aimed to determine the impact of teaching with the use of SV-IVR on the critical thinking and cognitive load of 140 students. The findings of the study revealed that students exhibited low levels of mental effort and mental load based on the observed indicators. Compared to the traditional teaching method, the
      SV-IVR model had a better effect on improving students' critical thinking skills. The findings can help teachers develop new learning models using video-based virtual reality.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • STEM-based digital disaster learning model for disaster adaptation ability
           of elementary school students

    • Authors: Arwin Arwin; Ary Kiswanto Kenedi, Yesi Anita, Hamimah Hamimah, Ciptro Handrianto, Melva Zainil
      Abstract: Efforts are required to enhance community resilience to disasters, especially among elementary school students who are highly vulnerable to losses caused by natural disasters. In previous research, a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) based digital disaster learning model was developed for elementary school students, so further research is needed to determine its effect on the adaptability of elementary school students. This study aimed to assess the impact of the STEM-based digital disaster learning model on the disaster adaptation abilities of elementary school students. This research is a quasi-experimental. The data collection instrument is the disaster adaptation ability essay test questions. The data analysis process uses the help of the SPSS 26 application. The findings found an average difference in students' disaster adaptation abilities between STEM-based digital learning models and conventional learning models. This finding was also reinforced by the post-test average scores of students who studied using STEM-based digital disaster learning models, which were higher than those with conventional learning models. So overall, the STEM-based digital disaster learning model increases elementary school students' disaster adaptation abilities. The implications of this research can be used as a reference in developing elementary school students' disaster adaptation abilities.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Bibliometric analysis of mobile learning user experience industrial
           revolution 5.0

    • Authors: Shamsul Arrieya Ariffin; Amirrudin Kamsin, Ramlan Mustapha
      Abstract: User experience or usability is under research, particularly in mobile learning in the era of industrial revolution (IR) 5.0. This article discusses incorporating sophisticated mobile technologies such as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and artificial intelligence (AI) into the user experience in educational settings. Therefore, this paper investigates the relatively new revolutionary potential of mobile learning user experience in the context of the IR 5.0, where the digital and technology spheres meet for better user experiences, particularly for students in learning. The research explores novel meta-mobile technology approaches by examining concrete cases from 2012, analyzing their impact, and improving the user experience. Likewise, this article elucidates the need for mobile learning user experience research based on bibliometric analysis.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Moroccan pre-service elementary teachers: attitudes toward STEM education
           and mobile devices

    • Authors: Aziz Amaaz; Abderrahman Mouradi, Moahamed Erradi, Ali Allouch
      Abstract: The purpose of this study was to explore Moroccan pre-service elementary teachers' attitudes toward integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and the use of mobile devices in integrated STEM education. The research sample was selected using convenience sampling. Data were collected from 226 pre-service teachers in the Bachelor of Education Elementary Specialty (BEES) using a 28-item questionnaire. The validity of the items was tested by factor analysis using the extraction method of principal component analysis with varimax rotation. Reliability tests for the different constructs were conducted by calculating Cronbach's alpha. Frequency, mean, standard deviation and Mann-Whitney tests were used to analyze the data. The results revealed that pre-service elementary teachers have generally neutral attitudes toward integrated STEM education, and they also showed that pre-service teachers' attitudes toward integrated STEM education do not depend on gender or grade level. However, these attitudes are dependent on pre-university studies. Pre-service teachers with a scientific background have significantly more positive attitudes toward integrated STEM education than their counterparts with a literary background. Furthermore, the results of this study also revealed that
      pre-service teachers have positive attitudes toward the use of mobile devices in integrated STEM education, and these attitudes are not dependent on gender, grade level, or pre-university studies.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Academic researchers, come on! Integrate social media in pedagogy

    • Authors: Vipin Kumar Sharma; Suraj Begum
      Abstract: Teaching and learning have changed tremendously from traditional teaching to teaching integrating social media (SM) because of immense educational technological advancements and pedagogical innovation. Teachers, thus far, use conventional teaching as a seasoning tool and meet adaptability issues to the new learning environment. In this paper, we define SM, its related aspects, the vitality of social media networks (SMN), and how SM facilitates teaching and learning in tertiary education. It also contends with the benefits of their integration into pedagogy by teachers and students and answers a few fundamental questions on integrating SMN in teaching and learning. Accordingly, a few challenges do appear at different stages that scare us to reflect on SM as a distractor to pedagogy. To integrate and identify challenges in learning and teaching, we claim that a curriculum should be designed incorporating SMN as catalysts and managed as a learning community. The resources needed to operate SMN are also illustrated for both stakeholders to utilize and work together to collaborate for the learner-centered approach to teaching where learners use SMN to share, discuss course materials, post their assignments, get feedback, and interact beyond time, place, and location without any restrictions.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Towards global citizenship–role of cross border higher education
           across the ASEAN region

    • Authors: Bilal Khalid; Joanna Kurowska-Pysz
      Abstract: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region has been experiencing a vibrant economy with heavy investment in higher education as an economic development driver. Being home to over 630 million people and more than 7,000 higher education institutions (HEIs) and over 12 million students, it was critical to evaluate the role of cross-border higher education in the region. This study aimed to investigate the factors and motivations contributing to the success and efficacy of cross-border higher education in the ASEAN region. Additionally, it sought to examine the impact of cross-border education on the development of global citizenship. A quantitative study was conducted using secondary data from the repositories of the World Bank and UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). Data was analyzed using descriptive visualizations and regression analysis. Results indicated variations in HEIs investments, with Brunei having the least. Many students moved from the ASEAN region to seek higher education in other regions, with Vietnam having the highest number of 137,022 students. The majority of these ASEAN countries have more than 10,000 higher education students' abroad. The United States, Australia, and Japan were the significant destinies of students from the ASEAN region. Government expenditure on tertiary education, gross domestic product (GDP), tertiary school enrolment, and GDP growth rate were found to have a significant influence on cross-border higher education mobility. Policy recommendations were the development of international collaborations, cross-border partnerships, and cross-national harmonization to enhance the partnership and mobility of higher education students in the ASEAN region.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The effect of lesson study approach on developing teachers’ reflective
           thinking as a self-assessment tool

    • Authors: Abdulghani Al-Hattami; Ali Khaled Bawaneh
      Abstract: Lesson study approach is a professional development strategy used by teachers to improve students’ learning through collaboration and continuous improvement of teaching practices. Studies have shown that implementing a lesson study can increase teacher efficacy, improve students’ achievement, and positively impact school culture. The aim of the research is to examine the effect of using lesson study strategy on developing reflective thinking among teachers. The study applied an experimental design on a sample consisting of 96 (55 experimental group, 41 control group) teachers. A validated reflective thinking questionnaire was used to collect data. The results showed that there are statistically significant differences in favor of the group participated in the lesson study, with a high effect size of 0.84. The results also showed that there are no statistically significant differences attributable to teachers’ experience or the educational level. The paper concludes with a set of recommendations, highlighting the significance of endorsing school-based professional development through lesson study. The adoption of this method is considered crucial in promoting reflective thinking among teachers.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The cognitive outcome in athletics among physical education teachers

    • Authors: Ismaiel Ghasab Ismaiel; Mo'een Ahmad Oudat, Mohammad Khalaf Thiyabat, Khaled Abdullah Alsdokhi
      Abstract: The study aimed to identify the cognitive outcome in athletics for physical education teachers. The descriptive survey method was used and a cognitive test was applied as a measurement tool for data collection, which included 45 items for the fields of study: running, jumping, and throwing, and the study sample consisted of 198 teachers from Irbid First Directorate of Education in the first academic semester 2022/2023. The results showed that the level of the cognitive outcome in athletics for physical education teachers was "average" and that there were no statistically significant differences (α≤0.05) due to the effect of gender in all fields and all total scores, and the results of the study showed that there are significant differences Statistics in favor of more than 10 years experience.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Evaluation of the scholarship program by the education fund management
           institute in Indonesia

    • Authors: Fahdiansyah Putra; Abdul Rahman, Azhar Kasim
      Abstract: The primary objective of this investigation is to conduct a comparative analysis between the target formulation and outcomes of the Education Fund Management Institute (LPDP) scholarship program and the targeting outcomes of program model. The research paradigm employed is post-positivism, utilizing qualitative methods to explore program development and assess its effectiveness. Two key conclusions emerge from this study:
      i) the prescribed structure of the LPDP scholarship program is considered insufficient, marked by a focus on outcomes and activities and ii) the LPDP scholarship program's performance has fallen short of anticipated standards, primarily attributable to a significant disparity between scholarship recipients and program graduates. In light of these findings, five recommendations are proposed for future enhancements to the LPDP scholarship program: i) undertake a comprehensive study to develop a vision for addressing the human resource needs in Indonesia, taking into account regional variations, industries, professions, and scientific disciplines; ii) incorporate scholarship initiatives targeting the foundational stratum; iii) foster collaboration with ministries and institutions engaged in comparable program management and industry sectors; iv) adjust the standard of living and payment mechanisms accordingly; and v) implement stringent consequences within the LPDP framework for scholarship recipients who fail to graduate within the stipulated timeframe.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Synchronous and asynchronous online learning in university English
           language classrooms: findings from Indonesia

    • Authors: Akhyar Rido; Heri Kuswoyo, Berlinda Mandasari, Bagus Hary Prakoso, Mariati Purba, Heni Waluyo Siswanto
      Abstract: English has a significant role in the education and economic sectors. However, learning English has been challenging for students, especially when the implementation of online learning has significantly increased. This research aimed to reveal the reality of English online learning in an Indonesian university, focusing on synchronous and asynchronous technological applications used and challenges faced by students. By employing a qualitative approach, data were collected by observing five English language skills subjects as well as interviewing thirteen volunteered students. The findings revealed that Zoom and Google Meet were used in synchronous online English language classrooms mainly for lectures, discussions, and presentations. Meanwhile, Spada, the university YouTube channel, and the university online portal were used asynchronously for assignments, projects, information updates, peer corrections, forums, and learning materials. Some challenges in synchronous online learning included unstable internet connection, expensive internet data, incompatible gadgets, and low self-confidence. Meanwhile, in asynchronous online learning, some challenges included difficulties in comprehending learning materials, overloaded assignments, and lack of personal time commitment. This research suggested teachers and relevant stakeholders incorporate balanced synchronous and asynchronous online learning in their English language classrooms, improve infrastructure and technology for online learning, and prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • A systematic literature review of project-based learning: research trends,
           methods, elements, and frameworks

    • Authors: Radhya Yusri; Anuar Mohd Yusof, Azlin Sharina
      Abstract: Project-based learning (PjBL) has been considered an effective learning model to improve the quality of learning in today’s world of education. This study aims to identify research trends of PjBL, research methods, elements or essential skills that can be improved, and a framework for implementing PjBL from 2016 to 2023. This review procedure includes searching, screening, evaluating, and synthesizing publications on PjBL. There were 34 articles published in Scopus-indexed popular journal. The research shows that the trends of PjBL from 2016 to 2023 have been conducted by using qualitative research for 26.47%, quantitative research for 35.29%, mixed methods for 8.82%, action research for 5.88%, descriptive research for 17.65%, and development research for 5.88%. The main elements that could be developed for students from PjBL are creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, communication, concept understanding, innovative thinking, motivation, problem-solving, and self-confidence. In this study, there are five frameworks studied. By criticizing those frameworks, a new framework is proposed called project-based learning and simulation (PjBLS).
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • How do elementary school teachers shape their students' self-regulated and
           creativity in learning mathematics'

    • Authors: Bistari Bistari; Hamdani Hamdani, Rustam Rustam, Tarina Dashela, Nadia Wardah Mumtazah, Veven Veven
      Abstract: So far, mathematics learning has only focused on a curriculum that prioritizes outcomes over processes, so attitudes are rarely the target of learning. In fact, a positive attitude, especially self-regulated and creativity, is needed in learning mathematics and must have been formed since elementary school. This research, with the aim of describing efforts to establish independence and creativity in learning mathematics by elementary school teachers in West Kalimantan, uses a qualitative descriptive method with a questionnaire as a research instrument. The results of the study show that: (i) the formation of self-regulated learning by the teacher is very good, especially in the indicators of disciplined behavior. However, it needs to be improved on indicators of behaving based on one's own initiative; and (ii) the formation of learning creativity by the teacher is very good, especially on the indicator of having a great curiosity. However, it needs to be improved on indicators of diligent behavior and not getting bored easily.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Flipped classroom approach for enhancing linguistic competence

    • Authors: Maricel Demoral Rivera; Grace Manatad Flores
      Abstract: Nowadays, technology has become an indispensable instructional tool. Technology-integrated teaching approach has been recognized in research studies as an effective means to address the declination of the English language’s linguistic competence of the learners. This research determined the effectiveness of a flipped classroom, a technology-integrated teaching approach, to a specific group of Filipino language learners. Utilizing a
      quasi-experimental research design, 102 English pre-service teachers enrolled in a state university were selected purposively to be the participants of the study and were categorized into two groups, the very good, and the good groups. The expert-validated pre-post-test questionnaire, course syllabus, and lesson exemplars were used to gather the data on learners’ linguistic competence. Results of the paired t-test revealed a significant mean gain of the students’ scores both from very good and good groups pre-post the employment of the flipped classroom approach. The flipped classroom approach is one of the technology-integrated approaches to be used to augment the learners’ linguistic competence regardless of students’ group categories. It is recommended that the flipped classroom approach be used by teachers handling different disciplines delivered in English to mitigate the students’ dilemma on English language proficiency.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Practices of distributed leadership in two Islamic secondary schools

    • Authors: Syed Nazmul Amin; Mohammed Borhandden Musah, Lokman Mohd Tahir, Adnan Mohammad Farah, Shafeeq Hussain Vazhathodi Al-Hudawi, Mohammad Issah, Asma Khaleel Abdallah
      Abstract: Purpose-distributed leadership (DL) continues to draw practitioners and researchers’ attention in the context of education leadership as early as the 21st century. While an increasing amount of literature strongly advises principals to shift toward DL practices, there is a paucity of studies that indicate the extent to which this shift is taking place in practice across Islamic secondary schools. Consequently, this study investigates the distributed of leadership practices of two Islamic secondary schools located in two different countries. Design/methodology/approach-the study uses a collective case study methodology with a mixed-method approach, and collected data from 30 school teachers and interviews six school teachers. Findings-the findings reveal that both selected Islamic secondary schools have a definite hierarchy decided by top management. The findings also indicate that when leadership roles are distributed among classroom teachers, the schools do not seem to have fixed criteria. In addition, the findings illustrate that novice teachers are slowly given responsibilities and prepared to take on leadership roles. Implications–the findings could serve as a supportive literature in practicing DL across Islamic secondary schools to reduce the workload of headteachers. The findings further link DL to the development of a professional learning community though teacher leadership. Originality/value–The significance and originality of this research arguably falls along the fact that; it is the first of its kind to empirically investigate DL practices across Islamic secondary schools in two different geographical locations.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Development of diagnostic competencies of educational psychologist in
           professional training

    • Authors: Ryszhamal Aralbaeva; Khapiza Naubaeva, Nurlan Abishev, Zhumagul Taszhurekova, Zhadra Zhexembayeva
      Abstract: In the era of globalization, enhancing the development of diagnostic competencies among educational psychologists in Kazakhstan is a crucial aspect of improving higher education quality. The purpose of the study is to substantiate and implement the methodology for the development of diagnostic competencies of future educational psychologists in higher educational institutions of Kazakhstan as a guarantee of their readiness to carry out professional activities. The methodological approach involves developing methods for fostering diagnostic competencies, employing empirical techniques such as comparison, systematization, classification, and generalization of theoretical data, conducting surveys, testing, and modeling training methods for future educational psychologists. An experimental study conducted on the premises of Zhetysu University named after I. Zhansugurov has developed methodological tools to increase the readiness of future educational psychologists for the development of diagnostic competencies in professional training, namely: the implementation of readiness components with selected methods for their formation. After conducting an experimental study, promising areas for improving the methodology of readiness of future educational psychologists for the development of diagnostic competencies in Kazakhstan were established.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Students’ learning motivation in English for specific purpose in
           Chinese universities

    • Authors: Xu Guosheng; Zhang Xiaoyu, Qian Baihui
      Abstract: A large number of studies at home and abroad have demonstrated the importance of university students’ English learning motivation, but few studies have focused on a certain field, or students’ major particularly under the context of Chinese private university. This research explores students’ motivation to learn English for specific purposes (ESP), and 123 student participants majoring in mechanical and electronic engineering in Shandong Huayu University of Technology participated in the research. Data are presented qualitatively and quantitatively. Students filled in a quantitative questionnaire about learning motivation, then SPSS27 was used to analyze relevant data. In addition, focus group interview, as a qualitative means, was used in the research, and 12 student participants who were going to attend ESP class showed their opinions in the group interview. The results showed that students’ learning motivation comes more from teachers’ personal charm, harmonious teacher-student relationship and comfortable and warm learning environment, while setting difficult tasks for them is not their main motivation. The research results provide a useful reference for teachers to adopt teaching practices that motivate students to learn in ESP class.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Exploring multisensory programs as early literacy interventions: a scoping
           review

    • Authors: Novia Solichah; Nur Ainy Fardana
      Abstract: It is essential for children in their early childhood to possess early literacy. Over the past decade, there has been relatively limited exploration of multisensory approaches to enhance literacy skills in early childhood. Consequently, this study aims to conduct a scoping review to identify and synthesize research supporting multisensory programs as an early literacy intervention for children. We conducted searches in seven databases that were published from 2012 to 2022, resulting in the inclusion of sixteen articles meeting the specified criteria. Our findings reveal several forms of multisensory programs that parents can carry out to improve early literacy skills: i) visual (e.g., drawing, interpreting the meaning of the words/sentences they read, playing with alphabet cards, reading words or sentences correctly, and reading labels on food and toy packaging);
      ii) auditory (e.g., singing, reading story books, mentioning letter sound symbols, spelling syllables, language activities, speeches, and storytelling); iii) kinesthetic (e.g., dividing words according to syllables in children using media strips, writing, clapping, marching, dancing, and drama); and
      iv) tactile (e.g., write the word with the index finger on the flannel/cloth). Most of the included studies employed experimental or quasi-experimental study designs. Thus, future studies are advised to incorporate randomized controlled trials.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Classroom language training for non-English pre-service teachers: a
           professional development project

    • Authors: Piyathat Siripol; Jeffrey Delawa Wilang
      Abstract: As the English language is required to be used beyond English subject classrooms in English as a foreign language (EFL) country, teachers from various disciplines, such as math and science, may find it challenging when having to conduct the course in English. Therefore, this professional development project aimed to address the issue of math and science
      pre-service teachers lacking classroom language knowledge when teaching in an EFL setting. The project involved a month-long training program for pre-service teachers on how to use English classroom language in teaching Math and Science to elementary and high school students. Pre- and
      post-training video recordings were collected to evaluate the linguistic development of the participants in classroom language use. Additionally, journal entries were collected to know the participants' insights on pedagogical growth and perceptions when using English in teaching content lessons. The findings indicated a significant improvement in the participants' classroom language use in various areas such as greetings and lesson introductions, feedback and instructions, classroom management, requests and questions, and lesson conclusions. The pre-service teachers also reflected on their pedagogical development in their journals. The article discusses some implications of the project that could benefit similar initiatives in EFL settings that use English as partial or full medium of instruction.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Career-focused teaching and its effects on students’
           biology-technical-vocational-fused skills

    • Authors: Joelash R. Honra; Sheryl Lyn C. Monterola, Rosanelia T. Yangco
      Abstract: The K to 12 program in the Philippines, initiated in 2012, brought about challenges like job mismatch among senior high school (SHS) graduates. Addressing this issue requires integrating technical-vocational-livelihood (TVL) skills with core subject skills, particularly in biology. This study explores how the career-focused teaching approach (CFTA) nurtures biology-technical-vocational-fused skills (BTVFS). Using a pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design, two grade 11 classes (35 students each) participated-one exposed to CFTA and the other to conventional teaching. Quantitative data from a researcher-made BTVFS questionnaire were analyzed with an independent samples t-test, revealing significant differences in all BTVFS subcomponents; t(68)=3.670, p<0.036. Qualitative data from reflective journals aligned with BTVFS subskills (metacognition, communication, problem-solving, and collaboration). CFTA proved instrumental in enhancing the BTVFS of students, emphasizing its importance in the curriculum across SHS core subjects to mitigate job mismatch for K to 12 graduates.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Validity of instrument to measure mathematics teachers’ perceptions
           towards 4C skills in problem solving

    • Authors: Mohamad Ikram Zakaria; Nik Abdul Hadi Noor Nasran, Abdul Halim Abdullah, Najua Syuhada Ahmad Alhassora, Mohd Fadzil Abdul Hanid
      Abstract: In the contemporary education 4.0 landscape, teachers are urged to prioritize the communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity (4C) skills during teaching and learning, recognized as crucial skills for the 4.0 industrial revolution (I.R 4.0). This research aimed to develop and validate an instrument assessing mathematics teachers' perceptions of the 4C skills through problem-solving teaching method. Employing a quantitative research design, the study utilized a questionnaire for data collection, involving four experts and 120 participants. Descriptive analysis using Cronbach's alpha and exploratory factor analysis (EFA) revealed a high reliability (Cronbach's alpha=0.934) and factor eigenvalue exceeding 1. The KMO values (Kaiser–Meyer–Olkin) for each construct were 0.50, and Bartlett's Test was significant (<0.5). Additionally, each item demonstrated a factor loading value above 0.50 and a variance percentage of ≥60%. The instrument comprised 4 sub-constructs and 16 fitting items. In summary, the study affirms the utility of this instrument in investigating mathematics teachers' perceptions of 4C skills through problem-solving teaching methods.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Contemporary education: globalization and transformation process under the
           influence of artificial intelligence

    • Authors: Yaroslav Tsekhmister; Tetiana Konovalova, Bogdan Tsekhmister, Tamara Pushkarova, Svitlana Nahorniak
      Abstract: This study is aimed to investigate the problem of globalization and transformation processes in contemporary education under the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on the basis of systemic literature review, to examine AI implications in education and to outline the opportunities for AI research in future. To achieve the objective, we analyzed 159 articles published in Scopus, Web of Science Core Collection, EBSCO, PubMed, Index Copernicus, and Google Scholar databases between 2019 and 2023. The research was conducted in accordance with the PRISMA 2020 statement in four phases: reference search, selection of relevant papers, specific analysis, evaluation of publications’ contributions and preparing the review. The results show that a great number of scientific publications are related to AI research. We found that most of the articles were published in Asia, Europe, and North America in 2022. AI tools are most used while training medical students, information technologies (IT) specialists, engineers, business or management students. The analysis of publications showed that AI is used for data analytics, introduction of personalized learning, providing feedback, online learning, and automated assessment most often. We consider that AI-driven technologies currently play an important role in education and the number of publications testify that its implementations will extend in future. The study has contributions for outlining the role of AI-related tools in educational process.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Messengers in providing debates within a remote online learning of
           university students

    • Authors: Natalia Dmitrenko; Iryna Shkola, Bohdana Saliuk, Oleksandr Shkola, Natalia Zakharova
      Abstract: The study aims to investigate the effectiveness of using messengers for debates within remote online and blended learning environments for university students. The research design incorporates a mixed-methods approach, combining quantitative data collection and analysis with qualitative insights. By examining the benefits, challenges, and educational achievements associated with utilizing messengers for debates, this study seeks to provide valuable insights for educators and institutions striving to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes in digital learning contexts. It is concluded that using online debates via messengers in class helps students to increase knowledge, memorize, understand and use what has been learned (students should be able to show an understanding of the points being discussed), conduct some analysis of existing messages, see things differently and express their opinion, build social competency and embrace lifelong learning.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Challenges of using ChatGPT in education: a digital pedagogy analysis

    • Authors: Siti Murtiningsih; Arie Sujito, Khin Khin Soe
      Abstract: This research explains into the challenges posed by the increasing utilization of Chat generative pre-trained transformer (ChatGPT) in educational settings and proposes solutions to mitigate its potential negative impacts. The widespread adoption of artificial intelligence, exemplified by ChatGPT, in learning environments from elementary to higher education levels, raises concerns about its impact on critical thinking and reflection among students. Through a comprehensive literature review encompassing journals, scientific articles, news, and previous research, this study identifies the challenges associated with ChatGPT’s usage in education in the digital era. One significant challenge is the potential reduction in students’ ability to think critically and engage with reality due to overreliance on ChatGPT for assignments. Moreover, excessive dependence on ChatGPT risks diminishing the quality of human resources in education. To address these challenges, educators need to develop strategies to harness technological advancements effectively while fostering critical thinking skills in students. This research underscores the importance of equipping educators with the necessary skills to navigate the digital landscape and prevent academic dishonesty facilitated by ChatGPT.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Mathematics education in the curricula of the preservice teacher in early
           childhood education in Spain

    • Authors: María de los Ángeles Hidalgo-Méndez; Carmen León-Mantero, José Carlos Casas-Rosal, Miguel Ernesto Villarraga-Rico
      Abstract: The objective of this research is to describe the situation of mathematical training in the early childhood education degree curricula in Spain through the analysis of the teaching guides of the subjects with mathematical content offered in the different Spanish universities. The aim is to identify the typology of subjects, the number of subjects offered, and the recommended bibliography. The methodology used is descriptive, exploratory, ex post facto, and census. For this purpose, the registry of universities, centers, and degrees was first consulted during the 2019-2020 academic year to obtain a list of all the Spanish universities that offer degrees in early childhood education and, therefore, to be able to download the corresponding teaching guides. Of the 91 universities in Spain, the early childhood education degree is taught in 66. Likewise, 101 subjects with mathematical content have been identified, although only 99 are available for analysis. Most are compulsory, have a study load of six European credit transfer system (ECTS) credits, and are taught in the third year of the degree. The recommended bibliography mainly concentrates on publications from 2001-2010 and mostly on book references.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Identification, validity, and reliability of the 21st-century workplace
           skills for on-the-job training practicum

    • Authors: John Paul P. Miranda; Roque Francis B. Dianelo, Almer B. Gamboa, Joseph Alexander Bansil, Agnes R. Regala, Laharni S. Simpao
      Abstract: This study aimed to develop and evaluate an instrument for measuring 21st-century workplace skills in on-the-job training (OJT) trainees. A literature review identified 20 key skills, which became the foundation of the instrument. Its validity and reliability were tested through a pilot study involving 20 OJT supervisors, employing methods like the item-level content validity index (I-CVI) and Cronbach’s alpha. The results confirmed the instrument’s effectiveness, indicating the need for further research with larger and more diverse samples to enhance its applicability. This tool is crucial in improving OJT programs by enabling supervisors to assess and support trainees more effectively. Additionally, it serves as a resource for employers and educators in appraising potential hires and graduates, and assists institutions in refining their curricula.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Integrating environmental social and governance values into higher
           education curriculum

    • Authors: Mamdouh Alenezi; Fayez Alanazi
      Abstract: This paper proposes a framework for integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles into higher education institutions. The framework consists of six components: curriculum integration, research and innovation, campus operations, community engagement, leadership and governance, and assessment and reporting. Each component is supported by eight implementation strategies that provide practical guidance for institutions looking to advance their sustainability efforts. The proposed framework is informed by a literature review that highlights the importance of ESG considerations in higher education, the challenges and opportunities associated with integrating sustainability into higher education institutions, and the role that institutions can play in promoting sustainable development. The framework is also supported by case studies that illustrate how institutions have successfully implemented sustainability initiatives and the benefits that have accrued as a result. The proposed framework has the potential to make a significant contribution to the advancement of sustainability in higher education institutions and promote sustainable development in the broader community. It is hoped that the framework will be useful to institutions, policymakers, and other stakeholders interested in promoting sustainability in higher education.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • International class curriculum development model: a case study in
           Indonesia and Malaysia universities

    • Authors: Wahidmurni Wahidmurni; Like Raskova Octaberlina, Mohd Roslan Mohd Nor, Faridatun Nikmah, Nur Hidayah Hanifah, Dian Eka Aprilia Fitria Ningrum, Harir Mubarok, Imdad Rabbani
      Abstract: Internationalization of the curriculum in holding international classes is an important topic in efforts to internationalize universities. This research aims to investigate the concept of curriculum design, implementation, and review of international class curricula. A qualitative approach with a case study design is applied to examine the best practices of one of the universities in Indonesia and Malaysia included in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings (QS-WUR) ranking. Data collection is carried out using documentation techniques by searching the university website, observing, and interviewing informants such as: program managers, students, lecturers, and academic support staffs. The research results show that: i) the curriculum design adopts the national curriculum by adding an introduction to local culture and language, as well as developing an international experience program; ii) curriculum implementation is carried out by opening special classes in Indonesia and regular classes in Malaysia, international experience is mandatory in Indonesia and optional in Malaysia; and iii) curriculum reviews are carried out periodically by the study program with support from the internal quality assurance unit involving stakeholders, to be further assessed through national and international accreditation. The research results become an initial reference for universities in the context of campus internationalization by opening international classes through curriculum internationalization.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Academic achievements of medical student related to interactive
           problem-based learning in blended learning context

    • Authors: Marija Troyanskaya; Natalya Garnova, Alla Filippova, Olga Ustyuzhina, Nikolay Pronkin
      Abstract: The purpose of the current study is to prove the effectiveness of using interactive elements in problem-based learning (PBL) for medical students. The simultaneous use of interactivity and a problem-solving approach makes it possible to improve the pedagogy of distance learning and improve the training of medical specialties. In the study, 120 medical students of 4-5 university courses were enrolled, who were divided into 3 groups, a control group and two experimental ones, who received intervention one in the form of PBL, the second - PBL and also interactive elements in blended learning. Participants in the groups were randomly selected but with an equal representation of men and women aged 21 to 23 years. The results were measured using the university 12-point system and the presence of statistically significant differences was established using the student’s t-test. It was found that in experimental groups, the results of the post-test of academic achievement were statistically significantly higher than the pre-test. At the same time, the best changes were recorded in the group with PLB and interactive training at the same time. There were no statistically significant differences between genders within each group or between groups; however, females performed slightly better on average than males. Practically, the results of the study can be used to improve the academic training of physicians during distance learning and to improve practical problem-solving skills. The current study can be used in further analysis of PBL of medical students subject to the global integration of digital technologies in educational systems.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Analysis of entrepreneurship core competency and curriculum integrated
           with local culture and products

    • Authors: Dedi Djubaedi; Tedi Rohadi, Abas Hidayat, Yayoi Kodama
      Abstract: Incorporating entrepreneurship into education is an alternative solution to improve the quality of school graduates. This study aims to deeply analyze some of the components of entrepreneurship core competency and curriculum integrated with several local cultural advantages and local products. The method used to analyze in depth the components used the structural equation model (SEM). The total sample was 180 respondents, with the details being Indonesian public and private high school teachers, curriculum experts, and professional entrepreneurs from Kitakyushu University Japan and IAIN Syekh Nurjati Indonesia. The results show that the entrepreneurial core competencies are significantly related to a curriculum integrated with local culture and products. Path analysis shows that each indicator of entrepreneurial core competence and integrated curriculum with cultural advantages and local products are interrelated and significantly influence each other. Entrepreneurship education is relevant for creating graduates with additional abilities. Curriculum integration of the advantages of local culture and products can also foster students' love for local culture and products as a national identity. The research contributes to providing information and recommendations to teachers and schools about the importance of entrepreneurship core competencies. Besides that, it proves that entrepreneurship learning for high school students is more accessible through the local culture and product approaches.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Schema theory’s immediate impact on college students’ Chinese
           reading comprehension

    • Authors: Tsui-Feng Huang; Sheng-Chieh Chou, Anna Liao
      Abstract: Studies show that there is an increase of college students who prefer reading short summaries rather than long complex texts containing knowledge or theory. Thus, this study focuses on improving first-year students’ reading comprehension in Chinese courses by observing the effectiveness of teaching reading lessons in Chinese courses with the curriculum designed based on “schema theory”. The selected reading materials are extensive texts with certain knowledge or theories. For evaluation purposes, the reading test questions uses the same measure of reading proficiency levels of program for international student assessment (PISA) to assess learners’ reading comprehension, contextual reasoning, integration, and analysis abilities more accurately. By comparing the results and discrepancies of the pre- and post-assessment, the preliminary research found that the teaching practice and curriculum designed based on schema theory effectively improves learners' reading scores and instill habits to increase their tendency to reach a deeper understanding of the reading material. This finding demonstrates the effectiveness of applying schema theory to reading lessons; resulting in potential of immediate and enhanced levels of comprehension.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Reading comprehension studies in the last decade: global trends and future
           direction of Indonesia language researches

    • Authors: Edi Suyanto; Siti Samhati, Nenden Lilis Aisyah, Bayu Antrakusuma
      Abstract: The publication trend related to reading comprehension studies in the last decade has sharply grown. Nevertheless, studies offering comprehensive bibliometric and bibliographic reviews related to reading comprehension studies have not been conducted nor also found in the journal or conference proceeding. The purpose of this study is to present a bibliographic and bibliometric review of the numerous documents studying reading comprehension skills. A bibliometric analysis was performed to carry out this study whereby 1,681 eligible documents from the Scopus database published from 2013 to 2022 were used as research materials. Results showed that in 2013-2022, the publication trend of reading comprehension studies slightly increased while the citation trend on the documents regarding reading comprehension skills tended to fall sharply. Additionally, at least there were several major emerging themes of reading comprehension studies such as methodology, language, educational level, reading disability, reading intervention, reading comprehension predictor, and moderating factor of reading comprehension. This study implies that researchers in the field of Indonesian language education can focus on the utilization of Indonesian textbooks in investigating learners’ reading comprehension skills, develop innovative and effective reading interventions to enhance learners’ reading comprehension skills, and explore some other moderating factors of reading comprehension skills such as ethnicity, culture, geographical location, and textbook topic.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • The impact of age on second language acquisition: a critical review

    • Authors: Manna Dey; Rizky Amelia, Ananda Setiawan
      Abstract: Age plays a significant role in second language acquisition (SLA). Research indicates that the ability to learn a second language declines with age. This study reviewed relevant studies on the impact of age on SLA in order to attain the best results as language learning methods should be tailored to the learner's age and specific needs. The results showed that younger learners are more proficient in acquiring a second language due to their brain's plasticity, which enables them to learn new information quickly. They can easily acquire the language’s pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary through exposure and immersion. As learners age, their ability to learn a second language decreases. After adolescence, the brain becomes less plastic, and the acquisition of a second language becomes more challenging. Research also shows that language also has a positive impact on a country’s economic development, as well as improving the international relations of local entrepreneurs. However, adult learners can still learn a second language, but it may take more time and effort. Moreover, the motivation and learning strategies of language learners also play an essential role in SLA. Young learners may not have a strong motivation to learn a second language, while adult learners may have a higher motivation due to professional or personal reasons. Age is a crucial factor in SLA, but it is not the only determining factor. The learner’s motivation, learning strategies, and exposure to the second language also play a significant role in the acquisition of a second language.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Unleashing analytical mastery: elevating HOTS with hybrid project-based
           learning in academic writing courses

    • Authors: Pryla Rochmahwati; Issy Yuliasri, Sukarno Sukarno, Hendi Pratama
      Abstract: This groundbreaking study addresses a significant research gap in modern pedagogy by examining the revolutionary effects of hybrid project-based learning (HPBL) on high-order thinking skills (HOTS) in English as a foreign language (EFL) writing instruction. By employing a quasi-experimental design and incorporating the participation of 85 students as a population, this study addresses two crucial inquiries: i) the degree to which HPBL impacts the overall writing abilities of EFL students enrolled in an academic writing course and ii) how HPBL enhances the analytical capabilities of the students. The argumentative writing test was employed as a research instrument. The research demonstrates a significant writing and analytical mastery enhancement through rigorous paired sample testing and validation. This research not only makes substantial contributions to the ongoing scholarly discourse but also underscores the critical significance of further exploring the dynamic attributes of HPBL, thus further establishing its position as an indispensable element of modern language instructions.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • Chinese business English undergraduates’ speaking proficiency: a
           developed-module effect

    • Authors: Ke Hu; Asmaa AlSaqqaf
      Abstract: The rapid growth of English in the world has resulted in its vital role in diverse domains. However, the outcomes of learners' speaking skills remain controversial. The objective of the study was to investigate the effect of the developed teaching speaking module on the speaking proficiency of 96 Chinese English as a foreign language (EFL) business English undergraduates at the target applied university in China. This module integrates content-based instruction (CBI) and a three-stage skill development approach, namely awareness-raising, appropriation, and autonomy (3As approach). A quantitative study with a pretest and posttest quasi-experiment design was carried out at an applied university within an interventional period of 10 weeks, employing pretests and posttests as data collection tools. The quantitative data were analyzed using the SPSS 29 version suggesting that this teaching-speaking module yields significantly improved speaking proficiency among Chinese EFL undergraduates in business English than the traditional classroom has done. These findings shed a favorable light on the development of curriculum and instruction for teaching English for specific purposes (ESP) and the education of English majors in China.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
  • A systematic review on technology-based instructions to develop English
           pragmatic competence for non-native speakers

    • Authors: Xianxin Hui; Zhifang Liu, Yongmei Chi
      Abstract: With the rapid development of world Englishes (WEs) and multilingualism, pragmatic failure is still an unsolved matter for non-native speakers (NNSs). Although many studies have paid attention to technology application in second language acquisition (SLA), there are limited systematic reviews concerning technology-based instructions to develop English pragmatic competence for NNSs. This study gains a comprehensive overview to identify the situation and trend of technology-based instructions to develop English pragmatic competence for NNSs based on 20 articles from 2015 to 2023. Various findings indicate that based on technology instructions and technology resources, English pragmatic awareness and multidimensional development should be emphasized to foster English pragmatic competence among NNSs. Implications and suggestions are also provided for further research from this review.
      PubDate: Tue, 01 Oct 2024 00:00:00 +000
       
 
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