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  1. Content type: Research

    When beginning higher education studies in business and economics students bring with them diverse knowledge and experience in the field, which could affect their success in the program. Differences in prior e...

    Authors: Roland Happ, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia and Manuel Förster

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:5

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    Boredom is a prevalent experience in school. Findings indicate that students are bored in a notable amount of instructional time with negative consequences for learning outcomes. The control-value theory consi...

    Authors: Kristina Kögler and Richard Göllner

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:4

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  3. Content type: Research

    In a context of scarce statistical information, this paper focuses on the professional development of Vocational Education and Training teachers in Italy, namely those teaching vocational subjects. It provides...

    Authors: Marco Serafini

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:3

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  4. Content type: Research

    Vocational education teachers are key participants in the renewal of the Hungarian vocational educational system. Their professional development (as indicated by their learning activities, learning targets and...

    Authors: Csaba Csíkos, Zsuzsa Kovács and Orsolya Kereszty

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:2

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  5. Content type: Review

    Despite the importance of the subject of the early school leaving, there are few researches about success and dropout pathways in Vocational Education and Training, while there are many studies centered in oth...

    Authors: Antoni Cerda-Navarro, Jaume Sureda-Negre and Rubén Comas-Forgas

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:17

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  6. Content type: Research

    The debate around the regulation of learning has recently penetrated the domain of collaborative learning, introducing a social dimension to what was earlier seen, essentially, as a personal initiative. The pr...

    Authors: Elisa Motta, Alberto Cattaneo and Jean-Luc Gurtner

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:15

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  7. Content type: Research

    Citizens in modern democratic societies are confronted with complex demands, challenges, and economic problems, and they typically act as consumers, savers, voters, and employees. It is highly desirable for ci...

    Authors: Stephan Schumann, Esther Kaufmann, Franz Eberle, Andreas Jüttler and Nicole Ackermann

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:13

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  8. Content type: Research

    Students’ positive emotions, such as enjoying learning activities at school, are increasingly recognized as being conducive to learning. Researchers therefore seek to understand the roles that teachers’ emotions ...

    Authors: Julia Warwas and Christoph Helm

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:11

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  9. Content type: Research

    The study aims to investigate stress-inducing potentials of problem-solving activities (e.g., goal elaboration, decision making, and information seeking) within an authentic problem-solving task from the busin...

    Authors: Tobias Kärner

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:10

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  10. Content type: Review

    This review provides an overview of the empirical research concerning guidance in the context of vocational education and training (VET). The study examines practices, providers and supporting and hindering fa...

    Authors: Susanna Mikkonen, Laura Pylväs, Heta Rintala, Petri Nokelainen and Liisa Postareff

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:9

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  11. Content type: Research

    Educators today have to be able to make current empirical research results usable for everyday practice. Consequently, there are increasing endeavors to develop and assess competencies in consuming empirical r...

    Authors: Michaela Wiethe-Körprich and Sandra Bley

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:8

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  12. Content type: Research

    In Germany, almost 15 per cent of all first-year students leave higher education without obtaining a degree. The German post-secondary educational system is tracked however, and many dropouts enter the labour ...

    Authors: Mirte Scholten and Nicole Tieben

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:7

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  13. Content type: Research

    Educational experts commonly agree that tailor-made guidance is the most efficient way to foster the learning and developmental process of learners. Diagnostic assessments using cognitive diagnostic models (CD...

    Authors: Sandra Bley

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:6

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  14. Content type: Research

    In Sweden, some occupations require post-secondary apprenticeship, e.g. those who are to become construction workers, while some do not, e.g. those who are to become business and administration workers. Resear...

    Authors: Magnus Fjellström

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:5

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  15. Content type: Research

    Empowering leadership practise among leaders in the construction industry contributes to improve occupational safety, by stimulating participative safety behaviour among construction workers. Socialization int...

    Authors: Martin Grill, Anders Pousette, Kent Nielsen, Regine Grytnes and Marianne Törner

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:2

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  16. Content type: Research

    In the Netherlands, there has been a strong increase in diversity among students in recent decades. Even though access for previously underrepresented groups based on economic status, ethnicity or culture has ...

    Authors: Daniel van Middelkoop, Hafid Ballafkih and Martha Meerman

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2017 9:1

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  17. Content type: Research

    In an increasingly globalized world, the call for internationally comparable competence measurements has emerged. After several international studies on pre-college education, the focus has shifted to internat...

    Authors: Doreen Holtsch, Silja Rohr-Mentele, Eva Wenger, Franz Eberle and Richard J. Shavelson

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:18

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  18. Content type: Research

    This study links TREE panel data surveying school-to-work transitions in Switzerland with unique job advertising data from the Swiss Job Market Monitor that mirrors individual job opportunities. We investigate...

    Authors: Helen Buchs and Laura Alexandra Helbling

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:17

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  19. Content type: Research

    Commercial apprenticeship is the most commonly chosen type of apprenticeship within vocational education training in Switzerland. Both the Swiss economy and the training companies themselves benefit when appre...

    Authors: Sarah Forster-Heinzer, Doreen Holtsch, Silja Rohr-Mentele and Franz Eberle

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:16

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Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training is an initiative of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) (Bern, Switzerland), in collaboration with the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BiBB). The publication costs for the journal are covered by SERI, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.

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