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Lin, Xunyi; Xie, Sha; Li, Hui – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The present study explores the constructs of Chinese mothers' and fathers' engagement in toddlers' play in the daily context. A sample of 238 parents of toddlers (M = 30.43 months, SD = 3.45) completed a newly-developed instrument, the Chinese Parental Involvement in Toddler Play Activity Questionnaire (CPITPAQ), to report their play engagement.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Shen, Lisa Chu – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
School stories in contemporary China, which target a pre- and early-adolescent readership, frequently evoke representations of girlhood and boyhood in normative gender terms. The present article considers issues of femininity and gender in "Tomboy Dai An" ("Jia Xiaozi Dai An"), one among a series of commercially successful…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Femininity, Gender Differences, Authors
Zhang, Dianyu – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this quantitative study was to assess the status of institutional stakeholders' perceptions and application of shared governance on an American higher education campus and a counterpart in China and determine if there were differences among the groups of stakeholders both within and between the institutions. A 2-inventory…
Descriptors: Governance, Comparative Education, Stakeholders, Administrator Attitudes
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Li, Jin – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Kindergarten is the age at which children's future time perspective emerges. This capacity enables them to form goals based on past and ongoing experiences and project themselves in the future. This development may play an important role in guiding children in self-regulated learning. When faced with the conflict between their need to…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Cultural Differences, Play, Learning Processes
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Xie, Dengfeng; Xie, Zhangming – Journal of College Student Development, 2019
When learners perceive they cannot master what they are trying to learn, they should seek assistance from others who can help them; however, an increasing number of undergraduates are unable to seek help effectively (Kun, Jyh, & Chin, 2013). Self-efficacy has a significant influence on whether individuals are able to deal with a difficult…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Undergraduate Students, Self Efficacy, Help Seeking
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Wenqin, Shen; Yao, Gao; Bin, Zhang; Jin, Jiang – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
PhD graduates play an important role in the national innovation system. However, only a few studies have explored Chinese PhD graduates' employment and development prospects because of limited data. To fill in this gap, this study conducted a survey of doctoral recipients in 13 Chinese universities. The authors drew on the national survey data and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Career Choice, Preferences
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Jin, Meilan; Moran, Mary Jane – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
Cognitive development and sociocultural theories support the role of play and peer cooperative problem solving (CPS) in children's learning and development; nevertheless, we still lack cross-cultural studies that investigate children's CPS during play in natural classroom contexts in early childhood. A nine-month field work including ethnographic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Preschool Children
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Yu, Kai; Martin, Andrew J.; Hou, Yuxue; Osborn, Justin; Zhan, Xi – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2019
The present study sought to extend prior research in the Chinese context by examining the role of demographic and socioeconomic factors in middle school students' motivation, engagement, academic buoyancy, and adaptability. A total of 2,434 middle school students (aged 11-15 years) in China participated in the study. For demographic factors,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Student Adjustment, Middle School Students
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Zhang, Jiahong; Yuen, Mantak; Chen, Gaowei – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2015
Career-related parental support plays an essential role in the process of promoting young people's career development. Currently, research on career-related support from parents in China is still fairly limited; but at a time when the employment situation in China is changing rapidly, it is considered especially important to study this topic with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Influence, Career Development, Vocational Education
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Gupta, Taveeshi; Way, Niobe; McGill, Rebecca K.; Hughes, Diane; Santos, Carlos; Jia, Yueming; Yoshikawa, Hirokazu; Chen, Xinyin; Deng, Huihua – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2013
This 3-year, longitudinal analysis examined the psychological and social correlates of adhering to gender-typed behaviors in friendships among boys during middle school in United States ("N" = 446, "M"[subscript age] = 11.37 years) and in China ("N" = 368, "M"[subscript age] = 12.20 years). Results indicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Friendship, Well Being
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Chen, Jennifer Jun-Li; Liu, Xiaodong – Social Indicators Research, 2012
Research has documented that parenting practices, such as parental warmth and parental punishment, play a mediating role in linking individual (e.g., age, gender) and familial characteristics (e.g., economic status, marital quality) to the psychological well-being of children. However, few studies have validated these connections with respect to…
Descriptors: Economic Status, Marital Satisfaction, Structural Equation Models, Parenting Styles
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Wong, Yi-Lee; Zhou, Yisu – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
While the existence of a class, gender, or ethnic gap in educational attainment is well documented for many societies, how the practice of grade retention contributes to these patterns of educational inequality has been inadequately addressed. Given that grade retention is commonly practised in Macao, Macao is used as a case for illustration.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade Repetition, Equal Education, Secondary School Students
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Nelson, Larry J.; Hart, Craig H.; Yang, Chongming; Wu, Peixia; Jin, Shenghua – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
This study examined via teacher reports the behavioral correlates of different forms of nonsocial play among Chinese preschoolers, as well as potential gender differences in the linkages in a sample of preschoolers (249 boys, 257 girls) from two cities in mainland China. Measurement models estimated with two-group confirmatory factor analyses…
Descriptors: Play, Prosocial Behavior, Aggression, Females
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Cao, Chun; Zhu, Chang; Meng, Qian – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This research aims to understand the factors influencing international academic mobility within the Chinese higher education context. The inventory of University Students' Perceptions of Influencing Factors for International Academic Mobility was developed and tested to enquire about Chinese university students' perceptions of factors influencing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Performance Factors, Student Mobility
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Yang, Yihua; Zhang, Linxiu; Zeng, Junxia; Pang, Xiaopeng; Lai, Fang; Rozelle, Scott – Computers & Education, 2013
Experts agree that computers and computing play an important role in education. Since the 1980s there has been a debate about gender as it relates to computers and education. However, results regarding gender differences concerning computer use in education are not consistent. In particular there is little work done in China on this issue.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Females, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers
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