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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
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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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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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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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Teng, Zhaojun; Nie, Qian; Guo, Cheng; Zhang, Qian; Liu, Yanling; Bushman, Brad J. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Although adolescents around the world play video games, little is known about their longitudinal effects on adolescents from Eastern countries. This large longitudinal violent video game study has 4 strengths. First, it is the first longitudinal study conducted with Chinese adolescents. Second, it examines moral disengagement as a possible…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Video Games, Violence
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Blown, Eric J.; Bryce, Tom G. K. – Research in Science Education, 2017
The research reported here investigated the everyday and scientific repertoires of children involved in semi-structured, Piagetian interviews carried out to check their understanding of dynamic astronomical concepts like daytime and night-time. It focused on the switching taking place between embedded and disembedded thinking; on the imagery which…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Principles, Semi Structured Interviews
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Yan, Shunqin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Aim: This thesis discusses the relationship between college students' boredom tendency and attribution style as well as achievement motivation. Method: The author uses scale assessment on college students of boredom tendency scale, the inner-control scale, internality-powerful others scale and chance scale draw up by Leveson, as well as…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Students, Scores, Psychological Patterns
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Li, Dongping; Bao, Zhenzhou; Li, Xian; Wang, Yanhui – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: School factors play important roles in adolescent suicide. However, little is known about how school climate is associated with adolescent suicide. This study examined the relationship between perceived school climate and adolescent suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, and whether these relations were explained by adolescent sleep…
Descriptors: Suicide, Asians, Mediation Theory, Educational Environment
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Zhang, Junhua; Wang, Siyuan; Lu, Yuan – World Journal of Education, 2019
Previous studies have shown that quality and the quantity of father involvement in education play an important role in children's development. The influence of father involvement in education on Chinese children's mental health status still needs further study. To understand the present situation of father involvement in education and its impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Fathers, Elementary School Students
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