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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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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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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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Baoyan, Yang; Minggang, Wan – Chinese Education & Society, 2015
This paper uses survey data from educational tracking upon graduation from middle schools in Q County, Gansu Province, and explores the mechanism in which the level of father's education and economic capital affect academic performance. The study finds that the academic performance of male students is significantly higher than that of female…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Fathers, Parent Background