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Curating Provocative Engagements with Assessment in Education: A Mysterious Thing

Vonzell Agosto, Jennifer R. Wolgemuth, Stephanie Green, Aimee Frier, Sujay Sabnis, Michael W. Riley, Jeanine Romano, Jessica Kearbey
2019 Educational Research for Social Change  
This study intervenes in commonsensical ways of exploring and understanding educational assessment within an audit culture of measurement.  ...  An argument made among proponents of neoliberalism is that it is not an ideology, "but rather an objective recognition of 'the way things work best"' to distribute goods and services (Mustakova-Possard  ...  The recommendations provided by informants, and the prompts we created with the anthropomorphised things, can be used to reconsider education practice and research related to assessment and, subsequently  ... 
doi:10.17159/2221-4070/2018/v8i1a7 fatcat:uaqetdg26bhmnbzcade2fog4ra

Students as storytellers: mobile-filmmaking to improve student engagement in school science

Kaitlyn Martin, Lloyd Davis, Susan Sandretto
2019 JCOM: Journal of Science Communication  
Student engagement is an important predictor of choosing science-related careers and establishing a scientifically literate society: and, worryingly, it is on the decline internationally.  ...  We argue that empowering adolescents as storytellers, rather than storylisteners, is an effective method to increase engagement with science.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the educators and students who made this research possible, and the University of Otago for the doctoral scholarship which supported the first author in conducting this project  ... 
doi:10.22323/2.18050204 fatcat:h5qeinihyrd6bl3xlricxer564

Beliefs and engagement structures: behind the affective dimension of mathematical learning

Gerald A. Goldin, Yakov M. Epstein, Roberta Y. Schorr, Lisa B. Warner
2011 ZDM: Mathematics Education  
We present engagement structures in a self-contained way, paying special attention to their theoretical justification and relation to other constructs.  ...  The research is based on continuing studies of middle school students in inner-city classrooms in the USA.  ...  Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations are the authors' and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11858-011-0348-z fatcat:up2a5qlkyvh2pcqq5jeofbzb5i

Learning in Higher Education Under the Covid-19 Pandemic: Were Students More Engaged or Less?

Evelyn Eika
2021 International Journal of English Linguistics  
The results were interpreted through the views of relevant student engagement frameworks.  ...  Online courses offered flexibility for learning independent of time and space while social presence in the learning community during online lessons remained less effective; traditional values of face-to-face  ...  Zoom's security has had a lot of problems, although some have been fixed over the past few months according to information-security professionals.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijel.v11n3p96 fatcat:f5b5el3j7rdc3frxmfq76frmxq

Motivation and engagement in mathematics: a qualitative framework for teacher-student interactions

Tracy L. Durksen, Jennifer Way, Janette Bobis, Judy Anderson, Karen Skilling, Andrew J. Martin
2017 Mathematics Education Research Journal  
In particular, the current study illustrates how theory is important for guiding qualitative analytical approaches to motivation and engagement in mathematics.  ...  that is solidly underpinned and guided by an integration of two theoretical and multidimensional models.  ...  While the larger project included an intervention phase , future studies would benefit from a longitudinal examination of both student and teacher motivation and engagement in order to inform intervention  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13394-017-0199-1 fatcat:loaxw7yfwfdj5ebvkbuutbkodm

AirBaltic Case Based Analysis of Potential for Improving Employee Engagement Levels in Latvia through Gamification

Daiga Ērgle
2016 Economics and Business  
The objective of the paper is to draw learnings and put forward suggestions for the organisations in Latvia that are concerned with improving their employee engagement and demonstrate how gamification  ...  In 2014, airBaltic Corporation introduced a gamified electronic platform called Forecaster with a purpose to increase its employee engagement.  ...  The organisation must work to develop and nurture engagement, which requires a two-way relationship between an employer and an employee (Institute of Employment Studies, 2004).  ... 
doi:10.1515/eb-2016-0007 fatcat:yoohjw23ovfthn3vf6bam4radi

Engaging the Shopping Experience [article]

Sanne Dollerup Sørensen
2017 The PhD Series of the Faculty of the Humanities  
At an early stage of our research, we attempted to informally interview some of the customers, but most of the people we addressed declined, stating that they were too busy to be interviewed.  ...  The excitement, boredom and repulsion observed in the customer's behaviour is related to passion.  ...  The method used is observation studies of cases that more or less successfully have been able to engage customers.  ... 
doi:10.5278/ fatcat:sbe3xx7asjd7bgaupkt2ahxz7a

The psychometric properties of a workplace boredom scale (DUBS) within the South African context

Sumarie M. Van Wyk, Leon T. De Beer, Jaco Pienaar, Wilmar B. Schaufeli
2016 SA Journal of Industrial Psychology  
No significant direct relations were found from work underload to either work engagement or organisational commitment.  ...  Instead, bootstrapping showed that there was an indirect-only relationship from work underload to work engagement and organisational commitment through workplace boredom – indicating full mediation.Practical  ...  Warr and Inceoglu (2012) support the notion that work engagement is negatively related to workplace boredom, and they describe workplace boredom (an unpleasant state of passiveness) as the polar opposite  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajip.v42i1.1326 fatcat:4vnglg7j4ndylaf4lhqr2hz62a

Assessment of Employee Engagement Practices in the Service Sector - A study in Mangaluru city of Karnataka

V.T. Shailashri
2021 Zenodo  
Assessment of Employee Engagement Practices in the Service Sector - A study in Mangaluru city of Karnataka: Thesis PhD.  ...  Resources can be physical, material, financial, infrastructure related and information too.  ...  } related to the Study.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5148462 fatcat:5kgtt4udc5bnzcb32qafj35iru

Assessment of Employee Engagement Practices in the Service Sector - A study in Mangaluru city of Karnataka

V. T. Shailashri, Dr. P. S. Aithal, Dr. Sureka Shenoy
2019 Zenodo  
Under the guidance of Dr. Sureka Shenoy, M.Com, Ph.D., Professor, Srinivas Institute of Management Studies, Dr. P. S. Aithal, Ph.D., Post Doc.  ...  Professor, College of Management and Commerce, Pandeshwar, Mangaluru -575001 Srinivas University, Mangaluru-575001  ...  Resources can be physical, material, financial, infrastructure related and information too.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2816864 fatcat:6zyehkws2jftnh5jf4g5ukxqze

Predictores del agotamiento laboral por aburrimiento laboral en una muestra de trabajadores de la industria bancaria de Puerto Rico

Jesús M. Cruz Santiago, Abner Vélez Vega, Rita A. Vélez Alvarado
2020 Informes Psicológicos  
This study analyzed the predictors of job burnout and the sociodemographic variables effect of job boredom in the banking industry of Puerto Rico.  ...  It sought to examine if a group of employees experiences the same after-effects of job burnout and the effects of the sociodemographic variables job boredom based on previous research of various countries  ...  Then all the participants were informed about the purpose of the study, their rights to participate or withdraw anytime from the study as well as when the results of this study will be available.  ... 
doi:10.18566/infpsic.v20n1a11 fatcat:paqvwnne2zgc7b6igkuriqb3vi

Analysis of Burnout Indices and Components of Organizational Climate among Female Factory Workers

Jinky Leilanie Lu
2021 Acta medica Philippina  
This study also came up with the indexes of organizational climate relating to job autonomy, content of job, and nature of management.  ...  This study came up with indices of burnout unique to female factory workers.  ...  This study sought registration with the UP Manila -Research Grants Administration Office (RGAO). Ethics and informed consent were secured.  ... 
doi:10.47895/amp.v55i6.3199 fatcat:7b5u7t3x5rgurj464k3r6tshwq

Designing for Experience: Arousing Boredom to Evoke Predefined User Behaviour

Joran van Aart, Ben Salem, Christoph Bartneck, Jun Hu, Matthias Rauterberg
2019 Zenodo  
We created an augmented reality environment in which users experience a predefined sequence of emotional states and events. This study concerns two typically Western drives: boredom and curiosity.  ...  We specifically address the arousal of boredom, a mental state characterized by a heightened drive for exploration, making it easier to guide people in their decision making.  ...  Acknowledgements Our thanks go out to the many participants, who experienced agonizing waits.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2588798 fatcat:drouvr7k5nhpldml7gkkinoej4

Design for an Art Therapy Robot: An Explorative Review of the Theoretical Foundations for Engaging in Emotional and Creative Painting with a Robot

Martin Cooney, Maria Menezes
2018 Multimodal Technologies and Interaction  
To address increasing incidences of psychological and emotional difficulties such as loneliness, and a shortage of human healthcare workers, we believe that robots will also play a useful role in engaging  ...  Based on our arguments, we propose a design for an art therapy robot, also discussing a simplified prototype implementation, toward informing future work in the area.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank various people who helped us, including the artists, Dan Koon and Peter Wahlbeck, as well as Fundación Ageing Social Lab and Macrosad, who helped us to have some conversations  ... 
doi:10.3390/mti2030052 fatcat:3suumxqrrrhh7bx6rc7ka5jeje

Emotions Involved in Shopping at the Airport

Alexis D. Tymkiw
2017 The Catalyst A Multidisciplinary Review of Undergraduate Scholarship at The University of Southern Mississippi  
The passenger felt negative emotions such as boredom, worry, and stress; they then engaged in activities to eliminate or lessen those emotions.  ...  This would skew the data and hinder the validity of the results. These passengers may be the outliers; however, their information and perspective is still needed within the context of the study.  ...  Do you think others in airports shop to begin or extend their trip? 4. What do you do in an airport when you have a long layover? a. How about when you feel bored? b. Or when you feel stressed? c.  ... 
doi:10.18785/cat.0401.02 fatcat:4ai7fygaebf2bbzsomk7w2utpy
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