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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Investigating individuals’ sequences of occupations and identifying suitable patterns is a complex task. Most research focuses on single time-points, single jobs and single transitions and only few longitudina...

    Authors: Claudia Schellenberg, Annette Krauss, Achim Hättich and Kurt Häfeli
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:15
  20. Mathematical competency is central to life in modern society, and it is particularly important for many occupations and professions. In Germany, young people with insufficient mathematical skills experience si...

    Authors: Simon Weißeno, Susan Seeber, Janna Kosanke and Constanze Stange
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:14
  21. Since the restoration of independence in Estonia in 1991, much has changed with regard to vocational education and training (VET). Radical social and economic developments took place in the early 1990s and in ...

    Authors: Meidi Sirk, Reeli Liivik and Krista Loogma
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:13
  22. In reference to the interactionist paradigm, we analyse how students’ emotional states during class are affected by student’ self-regulation, by time-varying characteristics within learning situations, and by ...

    Authors: Tobias Kärner and Kristina Kögler
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:12
  23. This paper examines the transitions made by lower secondary school leavers and intermediate secondary school leavers into vocational education and training in Germany. With the basis that boys have long been u...

    Authors: Ursula Beicht and Günter Walden
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:11
  24. The difficulties regarding the definition and measurement of social competences, crucial to the research in vocational education and training, are well known. In this paper, we show, based on the example of me...

    Authors: Moana Monnier, Tanja Tschöpe, Christian Srbeny and Agnes Dietzen
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:10
  25. To measure higher-order outcomes of vocational education and training (VET) we developed a computer-based assessment of domain-specific problem-solving competence. In modeling problem-solving competence, we di...

    Authors: Andreas Rausch, Jürgen Seifried, Eveline Wuttke, Kristina Kögler and Steffen Brandt
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:9
  26. Regional opportunity structures have received little attention in research on educational aspirations and attainment. This papers aim is to address whether regional opportunity structures affect educational at...

    Authors: David Glauser and Rolf Becker
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:8
  27. The ASCOT research initiative funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research had the objective to measure vocational competencies in high-quality jobs. To adequately assess these it is important to o...

    Authors: Felix Walker, Nico Link and Reinhold Nickolaus
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:7
  28. The Federal Vocational Baccalaureate constitutes the major link between the academic and vocational tracks in the Swiss educational system. Statistics show that only 20 % of a cohort move immediately to an aca...

    Authors: Michael Jüttler, Andreas Jüttler, Stephan Schumann and Franz Eberle
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:6
  29. Research on teachers’ professional knowledge and skills is becoming increasingly important. However, valid assessments of teachers’ knowledge and skills are scarce. In this study, we report on our development ...

    Authors: Christiane Kuhn, Alicia C. Alonzo and Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:5
  30. Social integration is an important outcome of organizational socialization. It helps adolescents after transition to their first job to adapt rapidly to the new work and organizational situation. Positive soci...

    Authors: Christof Nägele and Markus P. Neuenschwander
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:4
  31. Laboratory assistants in biology and medicine play a central role in the operation of laboratories in hospitals, research institutes, and industries. Their daily work routine is characterized by dealing with m...

    Authors: Stephan Gantner, Jörg Großschedl, Devasmita Chakraverty and Ute Harms
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:3
  32. The paper investigates the perceptions of young women during their vocational education and training (VET) in traditionally male-dominated STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—by analy...

    Authors: Elena Makarova, Belinda Aeschlimann and Walter Herzog
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2016 8:2
  33. There is a general consensus regarding the stressful nature of the teaching profession and an extensive body of literature has shown a multitude of risks and protective factors that influence teachers’ profess...

    Authors: Viviana Sappa, Elena Boldrini and Carmela Aprea
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:13
  34. Regional context conditions can have a crucial impact on school-to-work transitions and subsequently individual life chances. This paper aims to develop an approach to analyse the spatial references of regiona...

    Authors: Katarina Weßling, Andreas Hartung and Steffen Hillmert
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:12

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  35. Descriptive accounts of instruction in German vocational schools consistently indicate whole-class dialogue to be prevalent. We aim to extend previous research by elucidating pedagogically valuable dialogic pr...

    Authors: Tobias Kärner and Julia Warwas
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:11
  36. This paper compares narrow, or specialised, and broad, or less specialised, upper-secondary vocational education (VE) programmes in the Netherlands with respect to their graduates’ position in the labour marke...

    Authors: Johan Coenen, Hans Heijke and Christoph Meng
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:9
  37. The vision of an “Internet of Things” seems to capture numerous application fields at present, especially in the field of logistics. Despite the undisputed advantages the implementation of the “Internet of Thi...

    Authors: Anne Bremer
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:8
  38. This study concerns the continuing professional development (CPD) of vocational teachers. As a starting point, vocational teaching as a profession is based on a type of dual professionalism. Thus, the conditio...

    Authors: Per Andersson and Susanne Köpsén
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:7
  39. The importance of professional competence (PC) in business administration (BA) has increased considerably in many industrial nations over the past several years. However, while economic competence is being ass...

    Authors: Manuel Förster, Sebastian Brückner and Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:6
  40. This study explores the interaction between organizational and psychological factors that play a role in professional teacher learning. More specifically, how teachers’ engagement in learning activities (e.g. ...

    Authors: Arnoud Oude Groote Beverborg, Peter JC Sleegers and Klaas van Veen
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:5
  41. As teacher training plays a major role in the development of (prospective) teachers’ knowledge, differences between the professional knowledge of prospective teachers at Austrian and German universities were e...

    Authors: Sabine Fritsch, Stefanie Berger, Jürgen Seifried, Franziska Bouley, Eveline Wuttke, Kathleen Schnick-Vollmer and Bernhard Schmitz
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2015 7:4

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